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'Green Book': Because Look Out Old Macky's Back
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
12:43PM / Friday, January 18, 2019
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There it was, the perfect opportunity I thought I wanted — staring me right in the face. A quadruple bypass procured the day after Thanksgiving 2018 can have that effect on a film critic.   What more reason could I conjure to call it a career, to be done with this movie reviewing stuff and finally retire to that long-fabled cabin on the lake in Vermont where I would idyllically pen those 36 essays and short stories with which I had been threatening the world of belles-lettres lo these many years?   But then the words of professor Halberstadter, my mentor back at Olde Ivy Film Criticism College, slowly interceded.    "Always remember the oath you took,

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North Adams Artist Publishes Children's Book
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:51PM / Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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'The Bag Family' is a product of two college friends who were inspired to return to their efforts 35 years after they started.  ADAMS, Mass. — Dawn Nelson had a book rolled up in the back of her closet for 35 years.   On Saturday, she was finally able to debut "The Bag Family" that she wrote and illustrated with her college friend, Karen Zander.    The short children's book is the story of the bags used by a family every day. A diaper bag arrives with the new baby and is soon learning about the roles that each of the bags — including a pocketbook, a backpack and a briefcase with self-esteem issues — play in the

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Barrington Stage Board of Trustees Welcomes New Member
12:50PM / Friday, December 07, 2018
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Barrington Stage Company has welcomed Richard Seltzer to the Board of Trustees.

"Richard has demonstrated unwavering commitment and leadership in support of the arts in Berkshire County. We are very pleased to welcome him to our board," said Barrington Stage Board President Marita Glodt.

Seltzer graduated from Harvard College in 1965 magna cum laude and then obtained a JD degree from Columbia Law School, where he was a Stone scholar. He spent all of his professional career at the New York City law firm of Kaye Scholer, chairing its real estate litigation group and also practicing in its patent group.

In the Berkshires, he has enjoyed participating in

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Common Folk Open Up Pop-Up Shop
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
07:10AM / Saturday, December 01, 2018
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Some of the odds and endds that can be found at Common Folk's shop. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Common Folk Pop Up Shop is now open at the former Makers Mill space at 73 Main St.   Common Folk co-founder and creative director Jessica Sweeney said the artists' collective opened Phase 1 of their new headquarters on Small Business Saturday but have so much more planned for the new space.   "Phase 1 is complete and we are ready to open with retail, but we are really looking to do a lot more," she said.    Common Folk has been jumping around from location to location throughout its existence, which Sweeney said really did fit their nomadic nature.

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Drury High Hosting Folk Artist Tracy Grammer
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
02:41AM / Thursday, November 29, 2018
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Drury Performing Arts Center will host folk artist Tracy Grammer on Friday.   Students in the high school's performing arts management program will produce the concert that not only will showcase Grammer but five Drury High students.   "The Boston Globe wrote 'One of the finest pure musicians anywhere in folkdom,' " teacher Jamie Choquette said. "We think the audience will agree. We also hope community members will support the great work these students are doing as musicians, artists, and producers."   Grammer, a singer, guitar player, violinist, and storyteller, has recorded with Joan Baez and Mary Chapin

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Berkshire Museum Trustees Vote to End Art Sales, Begin Building Repairs
04:06PM / Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Museum officials have voted to suspend further sales of the museum's art collection and to begin repairs on the century-old building.    A total of 22 works were sold in two tranchments, raising $53.25 million through public bidding and private sales.    "We are moving forward having secured the future of this museum for generations to come," said Elizabeth McGraw, president of the Berkshire Museum Board of Trustees. "Our work ahead is focused on making this museum ever more interesting, inspiring and engaging to the broad community in the region it serves and consistent with our unchanged mission."   The

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'Bohemian Rhapsody': Fate, Free-Will and Rock 'n' Roll
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
04:32PM / Friday, November 09, 2018
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I once knew a rock band, The Original Kounts, and, because lead singer Howard "Richard" Tepp was my best friend, I was sort of the manager for a while sometime in the late 1960s. That was before Bob Crewe's Larry Brown ("Tie a Yellow Ribbon") walked into Newark, N.J.'s Indian Pizzeria and heard Howie singing to the jukebox. I think I was eating a tuna sub. Well, before you could say rock star, Howie became Richard of Richard and The Young Lions, had a number one hit in Cleveland, Detroit and D.C. with his single, "Open up Your Door" and, as the apocrypha goes, might have also had a career-propelling hit in NYC were it not for the DJ strike.   No

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Fall Festival Of Shakespeare Celebrates 30 Years
10:58PM / Thursday, November 08, 2018
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LENOX, Mass. — Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the annual Fall Festival of Shakespeare will bring hundreds of teenagers from 10 different high schools to the Tina Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Company. 

Beginning on Nov. 15, the four-day festival marks the culmination of the nine-week program that places Shakespeare & Company Education Artists in 10 high schools across Berkshire and Columbia counties. During the program, students explore creative thinking, teamwork and Shakespeare as they create a 90-minute fully-produced performance to be shared with their neighboring communities. 

The weekend before, Nov. 8-11, the high schools will stage

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Miss Hall's School Presents 'Decision Height'
03:28PM / Tuesday, November 06, 2018
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Miss Hall's School Theater Ensemble takes female empowerment to new levels with its upcoming production of "Decision Height," a dramatic story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.

The show opens at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, followed by shows at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. All performances will take place in the Woods Theater of the Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center on the Miss Hall’s School campus. 

General admission is $10, and reservations are recommended. Senior citizen and handicapped-accessible seating is available. Tickets can be bought online; after 4 p.m. Nov. 9, call

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'The Old Man & the Gun': The Antihero & the Movie Star
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
01:31PM / Thursday, November 01, 2018
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If movies were cherished trinkets, director David Lowery's "The Old Man & the Gun," based on a true story and starring Robert Redford as the gentlemanly, senior citizen bank robber, Forrest Tucker, would deserve a place of honor in your cigar box. It is at once a sympathetically laced portrait of the legendary stickup man/jail escapist extraordinaire and a nostalgia-evoking paean to one of the last great movie stars.    We are warmly invited to again marvel at how Redford's handsomeness and signature humanitarianism have always seemed so magically inseparable.    We hook up with Forrest just shortly after his astonishing, much heralded escape from

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