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Berkshires Beat: BSO Going 'Into the Forest' for Pleasant Valley Concert

Hosted by Sean Rafferty, "Into the forest, In Tune," Pleasant Valley edition, also will feature segments on the natural history of forests and the intersection of forests, music, and the arts.

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Berkshires Beat: Albany Berkshire Ballet Receives Grant For 'Rockwell in Our Time'

The ballet is a multidisciplinary work inspired by Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms" that moves forward and backward in time reflecting World War II America and our current national reality.

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Berkshires Beat: Children's Races Kick Off Fall Foliage Festival

Terry A La Berry & Friends delighted the crowd with popular children’s tunes before the 30 registered racers lined up for their races.

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Berkshires Beat: Berkshire Grown Sets 20th Annual Harvest Supper for Sept. 24

More than two dozen Berkshire Grown member chefs and local beverage producers will be on-hand. The chefs will be serving a wide selection of tastings - all featuring fresh ingredients from local farms.

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Berkshires Beat: SVMC Corridor Gallery Exhibits the Work of Bennington Murals Project

The exhibit is open to visitors daily from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Berkshires Beat: Clinton Zion Church Seeking Proposals for Historic Preservation

The announcement is being sent to a list of recommended firms; women- and minority-owned firms are encouraged to submit proposals.

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Berkshires Beat: Williams Prepares to Welcome Class of 2022

The 540 students who make up the Williams College Class of 2022 will arrive on campus on Monday, Aug. 27, for First Days, their official orientation to the college.

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Berkshires Beat: CPA Funds Helping Make Improvements in Pittsfield

The first year of CPA funding, totaling $433, 819.11, will support 11 projects in the categories of historic resources and open space/recreation.

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Berkshires Beat: Mayor's Fitness Challenge Winners Announced

The 2018 Mayors' Fitness Challenge was a huge success.

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Berkshires Beat: WAM Theatre Names Fall Beneficiaries at Gala

Gala participants were the first to learn the identity of the nonprofits that will benefit from WAM's fall production of "Ann."

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Berkshires Beat: Disability Innovator to Give Jacob's Pillow Performance

They will present a mixed program of solo and duet works celebrating wheeled movement, using wooden ramp wedges designed by Massachusetts artist and design researcher Sara Hendren.

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Berkshires Beat: Adaptive Water Program to Hold Clinic at Camp Russell

This collaboration will provide the opportunity for these youth to take part in adaptive skiing which puts no limits on who can go into the water.

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Berkshires Beat: Kids Place Hosts Annual Jimmy Bernardo Memorial Ride

Jimmy's Ride will start at Berkshire County Kids Place once again this year.

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Berkshires Beat: Community Access to the Arts Show Celebrates Creativity

"I Am A Part of Art" showcases more than 200 original works of art, representing more than 125 artists with disabilities.

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Berkshires Beat: VanSant Honored as 2018 Unsung Hero

State Sen. Adam Hinds nominated VanSant for this recognition because of her leadership in the Berkshires on matters of diversity, cultural competence and coalition building for justice and equity.

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Berkshires Beat: Tickets on Sale for Lions Circus

The Dalton Lions Club are now selling tickets for its annual circus, the 25th year it has brought America's oldest performing art to Dalton.

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Berkshires Beat: CATA Publishes First Book

CATA celebrates the release with a Book Launch event at the CATA Studio in Great Barrington on Tuesday, June 12, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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Berkshires Beat: Clark Acquires Guillaume Guillon Lethière Masterpiece

The Clark Art Institute has acquired "Brutus Condemning His Sons to Death," an important early work by neoclassical French artist Guillaume Guillon Lethière (1760–1832), marking a significant addition to its permanent collection.

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Berkshires Beat: Roots Rising Enters New Phase

Effective immediately, Roots Rising will become a program of Alchemy Initiative, with Berkshire Botanical Garden stepping aside as a program partner.

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Berkshires Beat: BCC First in Massachusetts, Third in United States in Recycling Contest

The year marked BCC's 10th year of participation in the annual RecycleMania competition. The college has improved its waste diversion rate by 42.79 percent since 2009 and has a goal of zero waste by the year 2020.

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Berkshires Beat: Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants Hosts Lenox Students

The conference included interactive accounting exercises and workshops, discussions about accounting careers and CPA services, information about college programs and student life, and a networking lunch with college students, faculty and CPA practitioners.

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Berkshires Beat: Sen. Hinds Reads Aloud to Young Children in Pittsfield

Dr. Dempsey participates in Reach Out and Read, a program that prescribes books and reading aloud to give young children a foundation that is crucial for success.

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Berkshires Beat: Thermal Cameras Available at the Milne Library

The cameras were donated to the library by Williamstown Girl Scout Troop 12940 and the Williamstown COOL Committee.

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Berkshires Beat: Berkshire OLLI Set to Kick Off Spring Semester

OLLI courses are designed especially by and for people 50 years and older, but everyone is invited to join and attend.

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Berkshires Beat: PCTV to Air PSAs for 29 Nonprofits

With the high cost of media production, many of these organizations had not been able to achieve their outreach goals and thus, the objective of PCTV creating an annual donation of its professional production capabilities.

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