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Clark Art Names New Curator of Prints, Drawings...

Leonard will be responsible for the care and growth of the Clark's works on paper collection, oversee the ongoing exhibition program in the Eugene V. Thaw Gallery for Works on Paper, supervise the Manton Study Center for Works on Paper, and contribute to other curatorial and academic initiatives.... click for more

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Jacob's Pillow Taps New Deputy Director

Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, a National Medal of the Arts recipient, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and has recently expanded to become a year-round center for dance research and development. click for more

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Five New Trustees Elected to Berkshire Museum...

Five new trustees are joining the Berkshire Museum's board of trustees, bringing to the board significant expertise in community development, diversity and inclusion, STEM education, entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing and communications, and art. click for more

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Barrington Stage Company Board of Trustees...

As part of her advocacy, she has been a longtime patron for numerous charitable organizations, including those concerning health, education and the arts. click for more

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Clark Art Institute Names New Deputy Director

Smallwood is the deputy director and chief operating officer of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams. He played a central leadership role in the organization’s recent $40 million expansion and has been a vital part of Mass MoCA's growth. click for more

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'Operation Finale': Crime & Punishment

Whether it's a simple matter of history repeating itself or the dynamic of readily available similarities and metaphors offering us insight into our own current debacle, the hairs on the back of our necks stand up when Eichmann scoffs at the notion of truth ("Whose truth?" he rants) and calls Jews... click for more

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'Puzzle': She's Come A Long Way, Maybe

We know full well that for every passive Agnes who experiences an epiphany regarding her plight and potential, there are tens of thousands resigned to suffering in quiet desperation. There will be no police coming to their homes, no counselor offering a safe house or a cellular phone until Madame... click for more

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Tanglewood's Bernstein Celebration Was a...

And on the anniversary of the actual date of his birth - Aug. 25 - Tanglewood created a singular, spectacular event celebrating all the aspects of the musical life of the man known to all as "Lenny." click for more

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'Crazy Rich Asians': Poor Little Rich Millennials

Back in New York, when Rachel accedes to accompany her boyfriend/NYU history prof to Singapore, so he can be his childhood friend's best man, she has no idea that he is well-heeled. click for more

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Great Jazz, Super Musicals Wrap Up Summer Music...

The final days of August bring a rush of terrific jazz, a dance party and musical comedies to all corners of the Berkshires.

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Final Summer Tanglewood Concerts Honor Bernstein

Before the "Ninth," there are three exceptional programs you should consider attending in Ozawa Hall and in the Shed this week – most importantly the astounding lineup of talent that will comprise “Celebrating Lenny at Tanglewood” – an evening-long festival-within-a-festival, on Aug. 25, which is also the great man's 100th birthday.

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First Berkshire Jazz Showcase Set for Aug. 25 on...

The jazz extravaganza features five of the most popular regional bands: The Lucky 5 at 1 p.m.; Gruppo Mondo at 2 p.m.; the Benny Kohn Quartet at 3 p.m.; the Jason Ennis Quintet with vocalist Natalia Bernal at 4 p.m.; and Andy Kelly’s Gypsy Jazz Ambassadors at 5 p.m.

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Daughter's Book Celebrates Legacy of Leonard...

Time, and the music-loving public's fidelity have been good to all three. Bernstein, though, did more – and was more – than his two great predecessors.

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Clark Art Institute Names Associate Director of...

Prior to joining the Clark, Fowler was the A.W. Mellon fellow in the physical history of art at Yale University from 2016–18, where she taught graduate seminars on the history and philosophy of conservation practice, and coordinated workshops and symposia that introduced graduate students to the theoretical and practical concerns of working with objects.

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'BlacKkKlansman': There's no Politics like Show...

This is stirring stuff, devotedly ferrying the viewer from intriguing adventure yarn to the realization that racism, whether in its inept reaction to inner-city violence or through the reckless injustice perpetuated at our borders, has tacitly become official policy.

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Mass MoCA Announces Its Fall Season

Theatergoers are going to be mad about Mass MoCA this fall. Jon Hamm, the star of the landmark television series “Mad Men,” comes to town this fall to collaborate in a work-in-progress theater project dubbed Fishing, which will see him team with Wilco percussionist Glen Kotche and director/choreographer Danielle Agami.

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Enjoy Great Music at Tanglewood, Sevenars, Tannery...

During this penultimate week of the Tanglewood Music Festival, the spotlight will focus on a range of classical fare in varied genres: from chamber and solo piano music by Beethoven, Brahms, Britten and Mahler to symphonic works by Beethoven, Copland, Bartók and Shostakovich.

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Unique Musical Shows Coming to Berkshires This...

It’s an unusual week for music in the Berkshires, with one-offs on offer at two of the major venues in the county.

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North Adams Arts Commission Authority Change Draws...

Mayor Thomas Bernard submitted an amended ordinance to the City Council that removes the commission's control on approving public art installations, turning it into a recommending body on par with certain other city boards, and also addressing a host of grammatical and word changes.

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413Heart Music & Arts Festival Returns to Dalton

All activities during the day Saturday and Sunday are free. Evening performances are ticketed for various prices, an all festival pass is $45. Tickets are available online. The festival is being held at the Stationery Factory at 63 Flansburg Ave.

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Jazz Camp to Be Hosted at Hoosac Valley

Berkshire County jazz students will get a week of face time with five professional New York City musicians that will culminate in a live performance at the Bounti-Fare.

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'Christopher Robin': What the World Needs Now

Ewan McGregor's Christopher Robin exemplifies the disconnect that occurs between the young, dreamy you and the grownup you when life happens.

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Review: 'West Side Story' at Barrington Stage:...

Barrington Stage has gone all out with this production. It has a cast of 27, and when they're all dancing, filling the stage with energy, grace and simply perfect body lines, I realized that even the latest Broadway revival in 2009 wasn't in the same league. The depth of talent is staggering.

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Tanglewood Presents Powerhouse Programs

The "heavy hitters" are John Williams' "Film Night" - always an audience favorite event and a high point of each year's Tanglewood offerings - led by Mr. Williams and Boston Symphony maestro Andris Nelsons

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Old and New Favorites in Coming Up

Get ready for a revival of "She Loves Me," "The Wedding Singer," Melissa Manchester and Air Supply, plus a jazz afternoon at Sevenars.

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'Mission: Impossible-Fallout': It Takes All Kinds

In this colorful, travelogue-like landscape, smugglers, powerbrokers, mad ideologues and guv'mint agencies of nearly every stripe fall over each other in dire attempt to gain ownership of nothing less than the (drum roll, please) plutonium cores. It takes no great leap of the imagination to foretell that before closing credits roll, said potentially world-destroying bombs will be wired to a timing device, and that there'll be a death-defying race to the finish like no other ... until the next ti

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Wonderful Week on Tap in the Berkshires

Guitarist Pat Metheny, the pop group Blondie and a live production by the Barrington Stage presage a wonderful week.

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Thrilling Music at Tanglewood, Sevenars

The week's highlight, on Aug. 7, will be the all-day "Tanglewood on Parade" events. Read below for the details.

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Review: 'Lempicka' Beautifully Painted at...

If you wear socks to "Lempicka," be prepared to have them knocked off.

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