Roger McGuinn is on the schedule for April 9, 2011 at the Clark Art Institute, in Williamstown, MA, where he will perform in concert at 8PM. McGuinn’s influence on popular music in America since the Kennedy administration is vast, but unfamiliar to the casual fan. He turned pro right out of high school in Chicago,… read more
Archives for March 2011
American Life in Poetry: Column 313. By Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-2006 Go for a walk and part of whatever you walk through rides back on your socks. Here Peter Everwine, a California poet, tells us about the seeds that stick to us, in all their beauty and variety. Until nightfall my son ran… read more
April in the Berkshires, not quite prime time, but still plenty going on, so as the snowiest winter of the millennium fades into memory, we present this list of things to do around Berkshire county. The city of Pittsfield’s 250th anniversary celebration gets underway with a Big Band concert, presented by BerkshiresJazz.org, on April 8… read more
Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Mass. schedules an exhibition of paintings by Stockbridge artist Susan Merrill titled Black & White Barnyard, to run April 16 through May 8, 2011.
Maestro James Levine’s tenure as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will end September 1, 2011, due to the health problems that have caused him to cancel many scheduled performances with the BSO since he took the job in 2004. Mr. Levine and the orchestra are discussing the creation of a new role that… read more