Public transportation within the Berkshires on the B Bus provided by the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority.Continue reading BRTA Pittsfield MA
Archives for August 2011
August 25, 2011 performance reviewed by Philip McTigue Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes are legends in the rock and roll scene. For over thirty years they have been delighting audiences and recording music in their rhythm and blues horn driven style. These musical giants of the Jersey Shore influenced musicians from Bruce Springsteen to […]Continue reading Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes at the Colonial Theatre
The 2011 season at Jacob’s Pillow draws to a close with the seven performance engagement of the Mark Morris Dance Group Aug. 24 – 28, with the dance troupe being accompanied by an ensemble of musicians that includes 4 Tanglewood Music Center Fellows. Now in its 30th season, MMDG has scheduled performances of Resurrection, which […]Continue reading Mark Morris Dance Group at Jacob’s Pillow
The 2011 Tanglewood Jazz Festival takes place Friday through Sunday September 2 – 4, with concerts, interviews, radio broadcasts, and a film scheduled for Ozawa Hall, Highwood, and Serenak on the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Tanglewood campus in Lenox, Mass. This year’s festival will be augmented by performances and interviews with Jimmy Cobb and Gunther Schuller, […]Continue reading 2011 Tanglewood Jazz Festival schedule
August 7, 2011 matinee performance reviewed by Frances Benn Hall. Shakespeare and Co’s riveting production of Shelagh Stephenson’s Memory of Water, has been playing to rapt audiences at the Bernstein Theatre for the past month, and praise for the script, the six talented actors, the direction and all aspects of the play have been deservedly […]Continue reading Memory of Water at Shakespeare and Co.
August 6, 2011 performance reviewed by Frances Benn Hall Theatre Festival has presented the world premier of Kathleen Clark’s In the Mood. The play is described as a comedy but viewing the magnificent set as one awaits the play to begin, it is apparent the action will spill over into farce. Because there before our […]Continue reading In The Mood at Berkshire Theatre Festival
Old Houses by Robert Cording Year after year after year I have come to love slowly how old houses hold themselves— before November’s drizzled rain or the refreshing light of June— as if they have all come to agree that, in time, the days are no longer a matter of suffering or rejoicing. I have […]Continue reading Old Houses, poem by Robert Cording