Berkshire Waldorf High School Open House

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STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Berkshire Waldorf High School is holding an Open House on Thursday, Feb 15 at 7:00 pm at the school: 14 Pine Street, Stockbridge, MA, on the corner of Pine and Shamrock.
 
The program will include a student panel, during which guests are welcome to ask questions about the students' high school experience, the work they've done this year, and their plans for the future. 
 
Students will also present a scene from their upcoming spring play, "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder.
 
A specially-curated presentation of student work will be on view, including math, science, humanities, and technology projects.
 
The school offers honors-level, college preparatory academics and is also integrated into the larger Berkshire community, including classes and workshops in renowned artists' studios, the use of local labs and gyms, Shakespeare & Company, field trips to events and museums in the Northeast, and international travel.
 
Light refreshments will be served. Parents, students, friends, community members, and younger siblings are all welcome.
 
Contact Samantha Stier, Admissions Director, at 413.298.3800 or admissions@berkshirewaldorf.com with any questions or for more information or register here.
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Saint James Place Appoints Executive Director

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Saint James Place, a Center for Arts and Culture, announced the appointment of Seth Keyes to the position of Executive Director.  
 
As Executive Director, he will be charged with extending the growth of Saint James Place through management of finances, marketing and expanded program development.
 
Saint James Place reopened  in 2017 after a full historic restoration and preservation with a carefully designed adaptation for performances.  Established as a Cultural Landmark and event space, it hosts music, theatre, dance, lectures, classes, and meetings year round.  Since its 2017 opening, Saint James Place has welcomed over 50 arts groups, providing them with quality performance, rehearsal, and office space. 
 
Seth Keyes has been a producer and presenter of world-class performing arts for forty years.  He began his career in 1984 as Manager Director/Producer of the Francis Wilson Playhouse in Clearwater, Fla, and progressed to pivotal roles in talent booking and senior programming for renowned performance venues in Tampa Bay, Cleveland, and Akron.  Prior to founding his consultancy, Artist License, LLC, he served as Vice President for Innovation Arts & Entertainment, overseeing touring Broadway seasons in 20 subscription markets throughout North America and collaborating extensively with luminaries such as David Sedaris, Anthony Bourdain, William Shatner, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, among others.
 
Sally Harris, President of Saint James Place, and co-Founder with her husband Fred Harris, said of the appointment, "After working with Seth for the past seven years as our General Manager, Fred and I have come to appreciate the talent, experience, and professionalism he has demonstrated.  We enthusiastically look forward to the contribution Seth can make to the future of Saint James Place working in this new role."
 
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