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The Mount, Straw Dog Writers Guild to Host 2023 Residencies
08:39AM / Sunday, September 18, 2022
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LENOX, Mass. — The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, is collaborating with Western Massachusetts’ Straw Dog Writers Guild in 2023 to offer a unique residency experience for nine emerging writers.

Residencies will be for one week and include lodging at Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, a workspace at The Mount, breakfast, lunch, and a $500 stipend. The residencies run weekly from March 5 to March 25 and three writers will be selected for each week. 

This will be the ninth year The Mount has offered writers an opportunity to create at The Mount and its second year partnering with Straw Dog Writers Guild. The revamped residency now focuses on writers who are developing their craft.

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Pittsfield Council OKs Honorary Street Name for Theater Leaders
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
05:15AM / Sunday, September 18, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Union Street will now honor Julianne Boyd and Mary Ann Quinson of Barrington Stage Company as "Boyd Quinson Way."

The City Council on Tuesday approved the city's first honorary street naming after Ward 6 Councilor Dina Guiel Lampiasi petitioned for such a process.

Lampiasi wanted to give Pittsfield an opportunity to highlight its strengths.

"We, like so many New England towns, have an incredible history, we are the sum of the people that have lived here and come from here and often times dedicated their life's work to bettering this community," she said during last month's council meeting where the petition was

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Berkshire County Historical Society Hosting Historian on Melville
11:25AM / Friday, September 16, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire County Historical Society will host author and historian Aaron Sachs for a book signing and discussion of his latest book Up from the Depths: Herman Melville, Lewis Mumford, and Rediscovery in Dark Times (Princeton University Press) at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 28. 

Sachs will be joined in discussion at Arrowhead by author and former University of Albany professor of literature Richard Matturro. Sachs is professor of history and American studies at Cornell University and the author of The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American Environmentalism and Arcadian America: The Death and Life of

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Weekend Outlook: Art Festivals, Comedy Nights, and More!
By Sabrina Damms, iBerkshires Staff
03:34PM / Thursday, September 15, 2022
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Berkshire County is hosting a variety of events this weekend including Art Festivals, Comedy Nights, and Jazz Performances.    Lilac Park, Lenox   The third annual Lenox Jazz Stroll will be taking place this weekend throughout Lenox providing free jazz programming for through Sept. 17.    The programming starts this Thursday, Sept. 15, at Lenox Library with the documentary "The Modern Jazz Quartet: From Residency to Legacy” by George Schuller.    The rest of the week will feature a variety of jazz performances including the Ted Rosenthal Trio, Don Mikkelsen Quartet, Wanda Houston Band, and many more.    A full schedule can be found

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Lenox Jazz Stroll Begins Sept. 15
01:38PM / Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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LENOX-- The third Lenox Jazz Stroll will kick off at the Lenox Library this week, running from Sept. 15 to 17.

The event is a collaboration with the Milltown Foundation, Berkshire Jazz Collective and the Lenox Chamber of Commerce. The festival will begin Thursday with a screening of a documentary film by George Schuller, The Modern Jazz Quartet: From Residency to Legacy.

Friday Night launches the musical performances at The Gateways Inn at 6:00 p.m. with a performance by the Ted Rosenthal Trio. The actual stroll is on Saturday, Sept. 17, with performances throughout the day in various locations in downtown Lenox. 

The Lenox Jazz Stroll started in 2020, organized by Andy Wrba, Founder,

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14th Williamstown Fun Run Begins Sept. 17
12:41PM / Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Community Chest will hold its fourteenth Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. Both race events begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Williamstown Youth Center, 66 School Street.

The event consists of two races, a 5K run and a 1-mile kids’ run/family walk. The Fun Run races are open to everyone, veteran or first-time runners and daily or occasional walkers.  Families with pets and strollers are also welcome to participate.  

Sign-in and registration begin at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the race. Online registration, as well as a printable registration form, may be accessed

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Mass Adubon Hosting Visions of Nature Art Show
09:40AM / Monday, September 12, 2022
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Lenox, MA—Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley will present an art show titled "Visions of Nature," on view from Sept. 16 to Oct. 30.   The show will be open to the public for viewing Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., starting Sept. 17. A free reception will be hosted on during the opening of the exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m., where light refreshments will be served.   The six artists who will be on display are: Carolyn Newberger, Theresa Terry, Pat Hogan, Scott Taylor, Nina Lipkowitz, and Carol Daynard. Their paintings are meant to take viewers from realism to abstraction and each artist, in their own way, tries to express nature’s power to move and inspire

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'I Am Water' Billboard Exhibit Speaks to Environmental Issue
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
05:22PM / Saturday, September 10, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — H20-themed billboards across the city — and one in North Adams — aim to start a conversation about water issues.

As a part of the "I Am Water" exhibition by ecoartspace and Our Humanity Matters, five billboards featuring artwork that speaks to the power of water will be featured in Berkshire County and one over the state border in New Lebanon, N.Y. 

The works address water conservation, quality, flooding, and scarcity.

It is an appropriate time for the narrative, as the state and county has been in a drought this summer and, last month, the city of Pittsfield implemented mandatory water restrictions.

"'I Am Water' is the

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MassDOT Accepting Entries for Annual High School Video Contest
10:16AM / Friday, September 09, 2022
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BOSTON, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced entries are now being accepted for the ninth annual statewide high school video contest: Safe Streets Smart Trips. 

The contest, which began in 2014, encourages high school students to showcase their understanding of roadway safety across all travel modes to try to decrease pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities. The contest serves as an initiative of the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth.

"We look forward to seeing the videos created by high school students that will help

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BCC Hosting Exhibit by Artist, former Professor Benigna Chilla
08:30AM / Friday, September 09, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, MA — Internationally known artist and former BCC professor Benigna Chilla’s solo art exhibition, From West to East to West, is on view at Berkshire Community College (BCC)’s Koussevitzsky Gallery through Friday, Oct. 28. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday. 

Specializing in the intersections between math, design and architecture, Chilla creates multi-layered paintings and wall hangings with vibrant colors and rich, varied textures. This exhibition features the artist’s recent series of large paintings, created after a 2011 stay in Bhutan and her retirement from BCC as a professor of visual arts.  

Chilla’s

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