Artistic Landscape
Laurie Norton Moffatt reflects on 40 years with Norman

STOCKBRIDGE — Laurie Norton Moffatt, the director and CEO of the Norman Rockwell Museum, recently celebrated 40 years with the institution. Moffatt's association with the museum began in 1977, when she started as a summer intern while …

Theatrical Landscape
"Ragtime" has its say at Barrington Stage

PITTSFIELD — In taking on the ambitious Terrence McNally-Stephen Flaherty-Lynn Ahrens musical, "Ragtime," for Barrington Stage Company, director Joe Calarco has wrangled a behemoth of a show into a haunting, memorably transcendent theater …

Musical Landscape
At 53, Natalie Merchant is enjoying the best of two possible worlds

LENOX — For singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant, singing in a band in her early years was a means to an end. "It seemed like a great way to get out of my small town [Jamestown] in upstate New York and get to New York City," she recalled in a …

My Berkshire Landscape
'What Berkshire boy wouldn't want to be in charge of the grounds at Tanglewood?'

LENOX — On a recent Friday afternoon, Bruce Peeples stood calmly beneath the covered main gate at Tanglewood as a downpour drenched the cars and several unprepared visitors in the parking lot before him. That night, the Hot Sardines would …

Literary Landscape
Book review: Becket author's latest is fast-paced eco-thriller

"The Commons," by New York Times best-selling author ("The Nazi Officer's Wife"), Susan Dworkin of Becket, is a futuristic novel of the fast-paced eco-thriller genre. Set in the year 2165, our current issues of climate change and bitter debates …

Culinary Landscape
Corn gazpacho is a great starter for Fourth of July party

Simple and delicious straight out of the garden, abundant corn on the cob is one of the great things about summer. You boil it up, spread on a little butter, dig in and thank your lucky stars. But even perfection gets boring after a while. This cold …

Daily Landscape

ART Berkshire Art Museum: Opening reception for "VOLUME: Esculturas Grandes, Esculturas de Mesa, Vessels, New York-North Adams Shuttle" exhibitions, 6 to 9 p.m., MCLA Gallery 51: "Cloud Headed" exhibition opens, reception 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gallery, …

Intellectual Landscape
Michael Borden | Greetings from a not-so sleepy little town

The beautiful little suburb of Great Barrington I just moved to is home to one of the worst speed traps ever seen in a democracy. Drive through Egremont at more than 25 mph (20 if school's in) and your odds of getting pinched far exceed your chances …

Natural Landscape
Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Veggie plants that keep on giving ...

"Cut and come again" is a gardening concept which refers to the selective harvesting of only portions of a vegetable plant, specifically the outer leaves of leafy green vegetables and some root crops with edible leaves. The key here is to leave the …

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
Berkshire Landscapes Podcast Ep. 4: Leather floors, 'The Birds' and Hot Sardines at Tanglewood

A modernist house and studio, once owned by the Park Avenue Cubists, gets a new leather floor. 'The Birds' opens on stage. The Hot Sardines play Tanglewood. Join Berkshire Landscapes Podcast host Carrie Saldo, Berkshire Eagle Features Lindsey Hollenbaugh and Arts Editor Jeffrey Borak as they chat about this and more in our weekly show focusing on the upcoming and ongoing cultural events in the Berkshires.

Berkshire Landscapes Podcast #3: Rockwell, Warhol and rhubarb chili

Berkshire Landscapes Podcast #2: Picasso and the Berkshire International Film Festival

Berkshire Landscapes Podcast #1: Preview of the Berkshire Eagle's new arts and lifestyle section

Berkshire Landscapes Podcast: Exploring Summer Previews 2017

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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