2014 Tanglewood season wraps with Tony Bennet

Tony Bennett plays final concert of 2014 Tanglewood season.

2014 Tanglewood season wraps with Tony Bennet Article by Dave Read On Thursday, August 28, Governor Deval Patrick will be a special guest on radio program Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, which will be recorded in the Shed at 8 PM for broadcast to its weekly audience of 3.2 million weekly listeners. The NPR news  Read more…

2014 Fall Foliage events in the Berkshires

Lenox, MA September view Berkshires Fall Foliage

2014 Fall Foliage events in the Berkshires Article by Dave Read Visitors to the Berkshires during Fall Foliage season 2014 will find a variety of events scheduled in many Berkshire county towns and cities, including Lenox, Lee, Stockbridge, Great Barrington, West Stockbridge, Williamstown, North Adams, Hancock, and Pittsfield, MA. Many Autumn celebrations are annual events  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…

Wizard of Oz with Boston Pops at Tanglewood

The Wizard of Oz was screened with the Boston Pops live orchestration at Tanglewood, Aug. 22, 2014.

Wizard of Oz with Boston Pops at Tanglewood Article by Dave Read Billed as Oz with Orchestra, the Tanglewood presentation of a newly restored print of The Wizard of Oz, vocals and dialogue intact and paired with the Boston Pops’ performance of the original orchestration, made for a thoroughly entertaining experience. Way more than a  Read more…

Beach Boys at Tanglewood, Aug. 18, 2014

Beach Boys logo on screen at Tanglewood

Beach Boys at Tanglewood, Aug. 18, 2014 Article by Dave Read The Beach Boys, in the persons of Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and replacements for Brian, Carl, Dennis Wilson, and Al Jardine, did an estimable job of re-creating the mid-60s pop music milieu during their concert at Tanglewood for an audience primarily in their mid-60s.  Read more…