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'Baby Driver': Runs on Hi-Test
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires film critic
05:54PM / Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Ansel Elgort, who plays the title character in director Edgar Wright's "Baby Driver," stylishly employs an entrancing balletic flair in his hip, post-millennial interpretation of what his generation's consummate getaway man might be like.    Using flashbacks interspersed throughout the action-packed drama to inform just what goes into the making of this rare bird of the crime world, Wright, who also wrote the script, pens his protagonist's character study in the fashion generally reserved for superheroes. It's all environment, inner genius and je ne sais quoi.   The implied question that serves as subtext of this quick-moving, smart-alecky glimpse

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Region Hosting Variety of Classical Musical Offerings
By Stephen Dankner, Special to iBerkshires.com
08:53PM / Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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It's here: the summer concert season is upon us. With programs across the region, concertgoers will have a wide range of classical music to enjoy in venues large and small: from solo piano and orchestral to opera and musical theater in concert; from chamber music to a thrilling Bach Brandenburg Concerto. 

This week I'll showcase three presenters that offer the best in chamber music, symphonic music, opera and musical theater.

Taconic Music

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Ariel Rudiakov and Joana Genova-Rudiakov, co-founders and co-artistic directors of Taconic Music, the stimulating and innovative Manchester, Vt.-based music presenter, about their new concert

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North Adams Honored for 'Putting the Berkshires on the Map'
05:45PM / Friday, July 07, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — North Adams has been selected to receive 1Berkshires' 2017 Putting the Berkshires on the Map award in recognition of the substantial contribution that the community has made to the economy of the Berkshires.    This recognition will be presented at the seventh annual Celebrate the Berkshires event on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. at Bloom Meadows in Hancock.   "While many of the communities in our region are deserving of recognition for their progress in recent years, the national attention garnered by North Adams and the organic way in which the city, business community, [Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art], and other community

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Classical Beat: Great Music Abounds at Tanglewood, Taconic & Tannery Pond
By Stephen Dankner, iBerkshires Columnist
09:16AM / Friday, July 07, 2017
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Tanglewood, the nation's largest and most prestigious summer music presenter, officially opens its 77th classical festival season. Here's a rundown of the concerts and performers from July 5-11.

As if that's not enough, don't miss out on the brilliant offerings at Taconic Music and Tannery Pond – two additional stellar venues in Manchester, VT. and New Lebanon, NY.

Great performers interpret iconic music from across historical eras – much of it beloved favorites of audiences worldwide. Read below for the details.

• The Cleveland-based Baroque chamber orchestra Apollo's Fire will present a program entitled "Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons'

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Clarks Kicks Off Summer Series July 4 With Across the Pond
By Phyllis McGuire, Special to iBerkshires
04:54AM / Tuesday, July 04, 2017
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute begins its summer concert series on Independence Day with a tribute to the British Invasion — the musical one, that is.    The free family outdoor concert at 6:30 on July 4 features Across the Pond, a popular Beatles tribute band performing songs from The Beatles catalog 1963-1969, including "Let It Be," "She Loves You," "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."                                                      

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Artist Creates Explorative Sculpture Based on Hoosac Tunnel
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
05:51AM / Saturday, July 01, 2017
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The mountain peaks are made from connected triangles. Sambruce began assembling the pieces in April for the mid-June opening. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Artist Wesley Sambruce brings his reflections on the Hoosac Tunnel to life in Kidspace with an interactive sculpture that asks children and adults alike to explore courage.   Lofted in Kidspace in the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Sambruce built a portal into another world. Flipping back the tunnel's heavy veil opens to meandering pathways paved with poetry, crawlways dropping off into unexplored caverns and open vestibules with hanging tendrils — all inspired by the 4.75-mile Hoosac

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'Beatriz at Dinner': Manifesto Under Glass
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires film critic
04:31PM / Friday, June 30, 2017
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There isn't any doubt what writer Mike White had in mind when he penned "Beatriz at Dinner."   His insightful parable, brought to life by Miguel Arteta's skillful direction and a superb cast starring Salma Hayek in the title role, takes place at the very crux of humanity's social ills.   Expect diagnosis, but alas, no cure. You see, beneath the dramatic layers, both disingenuously polite and blatantly hateful, it's about the money. As my rich big sister Ann says, "It's always about the money, especially if they say it's not about the money."   Oh, it wasn't much different before we invented the stuff. Back then, the love of

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‘Party in the Park’ Returns to North Adams
10:26PM / Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Greylock Federal Credit Union and co-sponsors Bedard Brothers Auto Sales and South Side Sales & Service join radio stations WUPE FM and WNAW 1230AM in sponsoring the North Adams Party in the Park each Thursday from July 6 to Aug. 24. 

Free concerts will entertain the public from 6 to 8 p.m. at Noel Field behind the Steeplecats' baseball diamond. The series kicks off with Five Gun Draw performing on July 6 and continues with  Hotshot Hillbillies on July 13, Snake House on July 20, Critical Mass on July 27, Whiskey City on Aug. 3, Shyne on Aug. 10, The Brave Brothers Band on Aug. 17 and Mismatched on Aug. 24.

People are encouraged to bring and

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Berkshire Art Museum Kicks Off Season With 'Volume'
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:33PM / Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Berkshire Art Museum enters its fourth summer season by taking up selective space.

The multidisciplinary "Volume" brings together pieces from 30 artists, ranging from spare stainless steel to light to interactive works that bring to mind Rube Golberg and penny arcades. An artists' reception is set Thursday, during Downstreet Art's summer launch, and includes a performance by the Berkshire Hills Chorus in the sanctuary of the former church at 7 p.m.

"For the last three years, we had a couple minor sculptures but most of the work we had shown was hanging on the wall," said BAM's founder and artist Eric Rudd. "I like

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Classical Beat: Tanglewood, Taconic Music and 'Ragtime' at Barrington Stage
By Stephen Dankner, Special to iBerkshires
01:46PM / Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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For many music lovers, Tanglewood in Lenox virtually defines music in the Berkshires. It is the largest summer presenter, with the most comprehensive schedule of performances across the full spectrum of musical styles and genres. Before getting into imminent opening events, bookmark the Boston Symphony's website for the full summer concert schedule, season highlights, tickets and general information.

During the opening week's events, from Wednesday, June 28, through Tuesday, July 4, Tanglewood celebrates the opening of their 77th Music Festival with a generous sampling of popular, classical and new music/dance concerts that are sure to attract audiences. Here's a preview of

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