Adams Theater to Host Majesty of the Berkshires Pride Pageant

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ADAMS, Mass. — The Adams Theater will present the Majesty of the Berkshires Pride Pageant on June 2.
 
The event is set to kick off Pride Month in the Berkshires and will feature a lineup of kings, queens, and everyone in-betweens who will take the stage to showcase drag artistry and self-expression, according to a press release.
 
Created and presented by Bella Santarella and hosted by Shawn Hollenbach, the night's festivities will include a competition, with the winner being crowned the Majesty of the Berkshires and receiving a one-year reign as the leader of the Berkshire County LGBTQIA+ community. Berkshire native and NYC-based drag queen Nancy Nogood will join as a judge, along with locals from other queer organizations in the area. 
 
Berkshire Cider Project and Big Elm Brewery will be catering the evening's beverages, and Dottie's Coffee Lounge of Pittsfield will be providing delicious food, including DRAGon bowls, a Dom Sub sandwich, and a Bear Bowl. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to secure their preferred seats and dress to impress. 
 
Tickets for Majesty of the Berkshires are now on sale and range from $12.99 - $25.99, including fees. They can be purchased online at www.adamstheater.org.
 
In-Person Box Office Hours: The theater is holding new in-person box office hours for community members who would like to buy tickets! Box office hours will take place Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m. at 27 Park Street.
 
 
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Stentiford Walkoff Lifts Lions in Adams-Cheshire Title Series

By Stephen DravisiBerkshires.com Sports
ADAMS, Mass. – Cooper Stentiford homered to right field to drive in two runs in the bottom of the seventh and give Lions Club an 9-8 win over Bedard Brothers in the first game of the Adams-Cheshire Little League championship series on Friday at Beaver Bard Field.
 
Stentiford, who went 3-for-4, chased home Camden Durant, who hit a leadoff double for Lions, which has made a habit of dramatic comebacks.
 
“This was our second game in a row we were down big that we came back,” Lions coach Matt Kirchner said. “Last week, we were down nine going into the bottom of the sixth. That was to clinch a series.
 
“This one, same thing. And we’re short staffed with 10 kids. They stay with it. As long as the stay up, we stay up.”
 
This win was arguably as dramatic.
 
The Lions were down, 6-0, midway through the third inning and still trailed, 7-5, going to the bottom of the sixth.
 
But they scored two two force extra innings and two more to erase a one-run lead and walk off with game one of the series.
 
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