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Berkshire Arts, Research Take Hits in White House Budget
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:57AM / Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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LENOX, Mass. — Proposed cuts in President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 spending plan would create serious problems for the creative economy.

"The real travesty is this is actually taking money out of the pockets of people who are trying to keep food on their table while teaching kids," Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Allyn Burrows said this week.

"[Lawmakers in Washington, D.C.] may not feel their personal connection with the arts, but their kids do. This is all part of that fabric. It's doing the next generation a disservice to yank that."

"That" would be the National Endowment for the Arts, one of the federal programs that would

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Pittsfield Seeks Artist To Paint Mural On Tyler Street
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
03:12AM / Monday, March 20, 2017
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The city hopes to spruce up Tyler Street and it is starting by asking an artist to paint a mural.   The city's Office of Cultural Development put out a call for submissions to paint a mural on a Tyler Street building. The effort is in tandem with the Transformative Development Initiative through MassDevelopment. The mural would be the first for Tyler Street, where there is no public art currently and is the first in a process to engage residents in envisioning what the street will look like in the future.   "The goal is to basically get public art and expression on the street," said TDI Fellow Amewusika "Sika"

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Pittsfield Shakespeare Presents 'Twelfth Night'
02:15PM / Monday, March 13, 2017
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park, with the Office of Cultural Development, announced that its fourth annual free outdoor production will be "Twelfth Night," Shakespeare's delightful comedy of misplaced passion and mistaken identities.

Directed by Artistic Director Enrico Spada, the production will feature actors, designers and technicians from the Berkshire County community, including many favorites from past Pittsfield Shakespeare productions.

One of Shakespeare's most loved comedies, "Twelfth Night" tells the tale of twins separated by a shipwreck, a countess surprised by her capacity for love, a servant who oversteps his place

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Barrington Stage Company Names New Managing Director
12:31PM / Friday, March 10, 2017
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Barrington Stage Company has announced that Michele Weathers will assume the role of managing director of Barrington Stage Company beginning March 13.

Current Managing Director Tristan Wilson departs the company in May after the completion of the renovation of the theatre's new home at the Wolfson Center, 122 North St.

Weathers comes to Barrington Stage Company from PlayMakers Repertory Company, having recently served as the theatre's interim managing director under the leadership of Joseph Haj and Vivienne Benesch. In New York, she was the assistant general manager for the Off-Broadway production of "In The Heights" and also served on the

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'Logan': Makes Some Sharp Points
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
02:50PM / Thursday, March 09, 2017
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Judged solely on its surface value, director James Mangold's "Logan," the third and reputedly final escapade of the Wolverine/Marvel Comics/superhero/X-Men series, rates a six on my excitement scale. However, bear in mind that loyal adherents of this franchise evaluate their cherished, alternate world of right, wrong and not so sure by their very own, entirely proprietary measure. They couldn't care less about what this fuddy-duddy thinks.

Well, good. There is much philosophical baloney and wisdom to be gleaned from the generation gap. Hence, knowing my place as the Brave New World thunders outside my slightly blemished ivory tower of pontification, kindly acknowledge

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Annual Thunderfest Features Chowder & Music
02:02PM / Friday, March 03, 2017
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ADAMS, Mass. — Once again, Mother Nature has forced the cancellation of the Thunderbolt Ski Race. But the festivities will go on with the annual Thunderfest at noon on Saturday at the Adams Visitors Center.

The festival features live music by Jim Witherell and the headliner Misty Blues Band. Hot food, local beer and wine, a chowder contest, outdoor recreation and craft vendors are featured. A campfire and activities for kids will also be provided and admission to the Thunderbolt museum is free.

"With the addition of the new events this year, Adams is offering more than ever for lovers of outdoor winter recreation," said Ray Gargan, co-chair of ProAdams. "Even if

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'Fresh Fest' Runs This Weekend at Images
12:26PM / Friday, March 03, 2017
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Images Cinema will present "Fresh Fest: A Farm and Food Film Festival" from Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 5.

Fresh Fest is a collaborative effort to educate the public about farming, food production and sustainability. The opening night movie is locally produced documentary "Forgotten Farms" by David Simonds and Sarah Gardner. "Forgotten Farms" will be shown at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a reception at The Log with cheese provided by Cabot and crackers provided by Wild Oats.

The festival will also present "A Small Good Thing" (set in the Berkshires) with producer Paula Kirk, to be screened Saturday, March 4,

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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: March 3-9
10:29AM / Friday, March 03, 2017
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VIEW DAY-BY-DAY CALENDAR       March 3 - March 9, 2017  Is First Friday Artswalk & More! Enjoy a dozen different art shows featuring work by over 20 accomplished regional artists in Pittsfield's bustling Upstreet Cultural District during theFirst Friday Artswalk and all month long! In most venues, artists will be present from 5-8 p.m. A free guided tour begins at 5 p.m. at  the Intermodal Center @ BRTA, 1 Columbus Ave.

The Berkshire Art Association Fellowship

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'Get Out': Guess Who's Coming to be Terrorized?
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
02:03PM / Thursday, March 02, 2017
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It is an eerie, unsettling experience when your every instinct smells dangerous deceit and yet numerous people claiming authority discount your fears as just so much paranoia and curious distrust. Worse even yet is when such shifty characters then try to convince you, despite their most egregious actions, that they have only your best interests at heart. You know they're lying. It's called the "Gaslight" effect, named after the 1944 film by that title starring Charles Boyer as the creepy husband plying said treachery on his wife, played by Ingrid Bergman.

While this ugly contemplation may be misinterpreted as a reference to current affairs, that would be just too

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'Lion': A Prince of the Jungle
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
04:33PM / Friday, February 24, 2017
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Watching Garth Davis' "Lion," about a 5-year-old Indian boy who gets lost thousands of miles from his home, the innate humanitarian in you wonders just how many years of do-gooding it might take to put a dent in the horrific squalor the tale depicts. The poverty, the social equivalent of that stench-filled restaurant bathroom that has never left your psyche, is overwhelming. Shocked by the no-holds barred expose of how 80 percent of the world lives in destitution, you are humbled by your good fortune.

Granted, scripture reads that "The poor will always be with you," and there has never been any shortage of those wicked sorts who have seized that phrase as

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