Clark Art Airs Production of 'Jack Absolute Flies Again'

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute airs a presentation of "Jack Absolute Flies Again" (2 hours, 30 minutes), a production of London's National Theatre, on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 1 pm. 
The Clark airs the broadcast in its auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center.
According to a press release:
After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack's advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms. Emily Burns directs this new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night), a new version of Sheridan's The Rivals. The cast includes Caroline Quentin, Laurie Davidson, Natalie Simpson, and Kelvin Fletcher. The performance was filmed in front of a live audience.
Tickets are $18 ($16 for members; $12 for children 10 and under). To purchase tickets, visit or call the box office at 413 458 0524. All sales are final.

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Red Shirt Farm Expanding With Store/Commercial Kitchen Build

By Brittany PolitoiBerkshires Staff

Owner Jim Schultz presents the project from his living room at the farm

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Red Shirt Farm will debut a farm store and community commercial kitchen on Route 7 to offer local food choices and opportunities for learning.

The farm recently broke ground on the project and plans to have a soft opening in December.

On Friday, state and local officials gathered at the 10-acre farm for a site visit organized by 1Berkshire. 

Owner Jim Schultz detailed Red Shirt's organic, regenerative farming practices, low carbon footprint operations, and dedication to food access that led to building a store.

"Our mission is very much values-driven," he explained. "It's about growing good food, growing it well, and distributing it to our neighbors and our community."

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