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LENOX — Shakespeare & Company's new artistic director, Allyn Burrows, didn't look like a man on the run when he walked into Haven Cafe and Bakery on a sunny morning in July, ordered a glorious morning muffin and a coffee and sat down at … more
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 … more
PITTSFIELD — On a muggy Saturday morning, 56-year-old Karen McIntyre turned her back to an unoccupied swimming pool at the base of Bousquet Mountain and pounced on a boulder near the water's perimeter. After minutes of quizzical looks at the … more
Appalachian Trail hikers are a familiar sight in Berkshire County, where the trail cuts through many of the towns, running for 90 miles through the county. Wearing backpacks, carrying walking sticks or trekking poles, sporting long hair and beards … more
WEST STOCKBRIDGE — For eminent pianist Emanuel Ax — "Manny" to one and all — this is an especially sweet Berkshires summer.For the first time, he has cleared his concert schedule, except for several performances at Tanglewood, so … more
It's pumpkin, and yes also pumpkin spice, season. But for our binging this week, I'm talking about the real thing — the large round or oval vegetable/fruit found at every farmers market, … more
"I, Olga Hepnarova" (Amazon, Netflix, Vudu)Based on the life a Czechoslovakian murderer — who killed eight people and injured 12 by driving a truck into them in 1973 — this story is … more
Ever wonder why your front porch display doesn't quite live up to magazine perfection? (Raises hand!) No matter how you arrange those pumpkins, mums and twisty gourds it just doesn't have the same … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — On just about any gjven weekday, Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center executive director Beryl Jolly is up early, before her teen daughters — Charlotte, 17, an 11th grader at Miss Hall's School in Pittsfield; and Emma, 13, … more
Here's a roundup of a few shows we're watching right now ..."The Vietnam War," by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick on PBSAs a child of the '60s, I grew up during the Vietnam War and remember the turmoil … more
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