2015 Tanglewood schedule

Andris Nelsons for BSOPhoto: Marco Borggreve

2015 Tanglewood season schedule highlights Nov. 13, 2014 Article by Dave Read The 2015 Tanglewood season, which runs from June 20 through Labor Day weekend, celebrates both the inaugural season of Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons and the 75th anniversary of the BSO’s summer music academy, the Tanglewood Music center. Highlights on the  Read more…

James Taylor schedules Fenway Park gig

James Taylor sings How Sweet It Is at Tanglewood

James Taylor schedules Fenway Park gig Article by Dave Read Tanglewood and James Taylor both announce schedules for summer 2015 concerts on Nov. 13, 2014, but Taylor talks about an Aug. 6, 2015 show at Fenway Park (with his All-Star Band and special guest, Bonnie Raitt) while the Tanglewood calendar has a big fat TBA  Read more…

Berkshires MA hotels

Berkshires hotels - book rooms at the Red Lion Inn or elsewhere

Berkshires MA hotels Article by Dave Read Berkshires, MA is a popular place for cultural tourism and family vacations. Hotels located in cities and towns of Berkshire county, such as Pittsfield, Lenox, North Adams, and Great Barrington represent a variety of national brands, including Holiday Inn, Marriott, Hampton, Crowne Plaza, and Days Inn. They fill  Read more…

Theatres in the Berkshires

Map of Berkshires theatres

Theatres in the Berkshires Article by Dave Read The Berkshires theatre scene began early in 1920 with establishment of Town Players of Pittsfield, one of the country’s oldest continually running non-profit theaters. In 1928, the Berkshire Playhouse opened in Stockbridge, evolving into the Berkshire Theatre Festival in 1967, when Al Pacino appeared in Does a  Read more…