Women Run Berkshires’ Four Big Theaters. Here’s Why That’s Remarkable.

Early this year, Shakespeare & Company co-artistic director Ariel Bock sat in a room in New York City with her company manager and the director of an upcoming production, watching closely as actors and actresses auditioned for roles in her troupe’s summer season. button to change this text. Read more about women in theater >>

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Environmental Advocates: Pittsfield’s Energy Policy Ranked Among ‘Top Communities’ in the State

Good job saving energy, now let's really get to work. Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center relayed this message during a visit to the city Wednesday to recognize Pittsfield's energy-saving prowess. The city ranks among the "top communities across the state taking ambitious and aggressive action," said State Director for Environment Massachusetts Ben Hellerstein. Read

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How Gregory Crewdson Spends His Summer

The photographer Gregory Crewdson likes to start his day with a long swim. For most of the year, he resigns himself to pools in Brooklyn, New Haven and Great Barrington, Mass. But come June, it’s finally warm enough to swim at his preferred spot: Upper Goose Pond, a lake in the Berkshires not far from

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Making Our Interns Feel at Home

Did you know that in the summer months in the Berkshires hundreds of interns come to our area to work and learn? These interns bring with them hope for the future of our county’s workforce and better insight into what we can do to attract and retain millennials.This is our chance to educate the next

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Haruka Watanabe – Spotlight

Meet our fantastic 1Berkshire intern, Haruka Watanabe (渡辺 遥香). She is a business administration student at Sōka University in Tokyo, Japan, and the latest member of our 1Berkshire team. Haruka grew up in Osaka, Japan’s second-largest city, and has spent most of her life living and going to school in this large city. This is

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Tanglewood is Our “Putting the Berkshires on the Map” Honoree

We are happy to announce that Tanglewood and the BSO have been selected to receive the 2016 Putting the Berkshires on the Map award in recognition of the substantial contribution it makes to the economy of the Berkshires. This recognition will be presented at the sixth annual Celebrate the Berkshires event on September 15, 2016, at

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‘Creative City’: New WMNB-LP Show Will Focus on Arts Business Community

Julia Dixon wants to bridge the gap between city residents and artists who have relocated in the area, drawn to the burgeoning creative economy. In the hourlong weekly radio show on WMNB-LP, Dixon hopes to explore the "creative landscape" of North Adams and feature people who use "creativity to express themselves, strengthen economies, make connections,

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Living Well with Carmel – Berkshires Episode – 1B Assisted

Sometimes it’s great to take the show on the road and that’s exactly what this episode does, as it visits Carmel at her home in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts. Carmel shows us a world and fabric of life that is dedicated to the simple but delicious notion of fresh farm to table cuisine, from

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The Beautiful Berkshires – 1B Assisted

Bejeweled in the spring, lush green in the summer, and ablaze with reds, oranges, and yellows in the fall, western Massachusetts is a must-see destination for nature lovers. But it has even more to offer: art, history, theater, and music. A drive along the north-south U.S. Route 7 will enchant, entertain, and educate visitors to

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