Artistic Landscape
WCMA launches a cosmic experience

WILLIAMSTOWN — In simple terms, one might say Williams College Visiting Professor Barbara Takenaga's work is out of this world.On a more complex level, Takenaga's work calls forth echoes of galaxies, exploding stars and dazzling orbs, which …

Theatrical Landscape
'God of Carnage" an entertaining evening of blood sport

LENOX — At first glance, Devon Drohan's at once spare and full setting for Shakespeare & Company's expertly acted and directed production of "God of Carnage" doesn't look like a playground, let alone a place for a good old-fashioned …

Musical Landscape
Andrew Pincus: Sunday afternoon at South Mountain, even the ugly was beautiful

PITTSFIELD — It was just one of many breathtaking moments in the Calidore String Quartet's South Mountain debut concert Sunday afternoon, but it told the story: These players know how to get at the inner essence — the heart and soul …

My Berkshire Landscape
Breakfast with The Eagle: An early start for Chris Wadsworth, FreshGrass co-founder

NORTH ADAMS — FreshGrass music festival co-founder Chris Wadsworth isn't a breakfast enthusiast."I generally eat a piece of fruit in the morning or something like this, a couple pieces of bread," Wadsworth said over some toast and orange juice …

Literary Landscape
Secrets to hosting a successful book club

With summer winding down, most of us are looking for something to fill those long autumn days. How better to head into the cooler season than with great books and great company? Whether you're a serious reader, or a can't-always-find-the-time …

Culinary Landscape
New cookbook: Make your own sausage

"Laws are like sausages — it is better not to see them being made," according to Otto von Bismarck, a conservative Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs from the 1860s until 1890. Not so, and the newly published 4th …

Daily Landscape
Arts and entertainment calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 19

ARTBerkshire Paint and Sip: "Mount Greylock at Dusk," to benefit the Key Program, bring your own drinks, $35, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 305 North St., Pittsfield. MUSICThe Lion's Den: Tom Savoy Solo performs, 8 to 11 p.m., The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., …

Intellectual Landscape
Joseph Thompson: A case for the Berkshire Museum's decision to sell art

The Berkshire Museum's decision to deaccession art as part of a fundamental institutional re-alignment has drawn lots of thoughtful commentary — and passion — that bespeaks the museum's cherished role in our community. Moments like this …

Natural Landscape
Ron Kujawski | Garden Watch: Black-eyed Susans make gardens pop in the fall

We really don't need the calendar to let us know that autumn begins this coming, Friday, Sept. 22. Yellowed and browned leaves of bearded iris and daylilies, red and purple spots on the foliage of disease-ridden peonies, and faded flowers and …

Historical Landscapes
Learn about gravestone art in the Berkshires

MONTEREY — During the late 1700s, Abraham Collins left his mark in cemeteries around Monterey. The Tyringham stonecutter's cross-eyed winged cherub faces, carved into numerous gravestones are so distinct, his work can still be identified …

Podcast
Berkshire Landscapes Podcast Ep. 5: Wilco, Solid Sound, Joshua Jackson and Tanglewood

Listen and Subscribe | Soundcloud | iTunes | Android | Stitcher What's happening this weekend? Join Berkshire Landscapes Podcast host Carrie Saldo as she chats with Berkshire Eagle Features …

Landscapes Podcasts

Video
VIDEO | Mass MoCA's Building 6

Explore Mass MoCA's newest space, Building 6, which adds an additional 105,000-square-feet of gallery space. Building 6 officially opens on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

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