Architectural Landscape
Olana State Historic Site: A three-dimensional landscape

HUDSON, N.Y. — Frederic Edwin Church's two-dimensional landscape paintings ("Niagara," "Heart of the Andes") are legendary, but The Olana Partnership wants you to know about a less-heralded …

Artistic Landscape
A pioneer of photorealism visits North Adams

NORTH ADAMS — If you attend the April 28 artist reception for "Tom Blackwell: Motorcycles and Mannequins" at The Artist Book Foundation's Louis and Susan Meisel Gallery, don't ask the …

Theatrical Landscape
Aglet Theatre Company sets next reading

SHEFFIELD — Aglet Theatre Company is presenting two performances of its staged reading of Melanie Marnich's "These Shining Lives" April 28 at Dewey Memorial Hall, 91 Main St.Doors open at 1:30 …

Musical Landscape
Post-punk band Ganser: Lanesborough native part of group that isn't afraid to ramp up the anxiety

Lanesborough native Nadia Garofalo wasn't a stand-out music student as a child."I think it was really frustrating for me and the music teacher," she said of trying to learn guitar during elementary …

My Berkshire Landscape
Hands-on craft: Bombs away!

You and your young ones can have fun creating tissue paper seed bombs now and enjoy the fruits or your labor — patches of colorful wildflowers later this summer. The bombs, created by IS183 Art …

Literary Landscape
Open Book with Hester Velmans

Sheffield resident Hester Velmans has written children's books before ("Isabel of the Whales," "Jessaloup's Song"). But her latest work, "Slipper" (Van Horton Books, $16.95), uses a tale, …

Culinary Landscape
A new face in The Stagecoach Tavern kitchen

SHEFFIELD — Chef Laurel Barkan has been switching it up at The Stagecoach Tavern since last August. Deep in Sheffield, where string lights twinkle on at dusk and you never know who might be …

Daily Landscape
ART BRIEFS

PittsfieldInterested in competing in a 'drag race'?Weekend Warriors Entertainment is looking for its next drag superstar. Contestants will compete for 10 weeks in an all-out "Drag Race"-style …

Dance Landscapes
Gaucho traditions with a difference come to the Colonial

PITTSFIELD — For more than a century, tango has largely shaped Argentina's impact on the international dance scene. Thanks to a troupe visiting the Berkshires this weekend, however, that may be …

Intellectual Landscape
Sarah Gardner: Drinking milk is a political act

Our society is so food-obsessed, there's a psychological diagnosis for the condition: orthorexia — an obsession with eating foods that one considers healthy and avoiding foods they believe are …

Natural Landscape
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Where have all the pigeons gone?

Q There are no more pigeons in downtown Pittsfield. Where did they all go? I have been in business on North Street for 44 years and have not seen any for the last several years. I saw one single …

Historical Landscapes
Eric Foner: 'You can't understand anything about America without reading Du Bois'

GREAT BARRINGTON — W.E.B. Du Bois wrote about the past, but could also see into the future, and that more fake history was likely to come. In his book "Black Reconstruction in America," the …

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VIDEO | Mass MoCA's Building 6

Explore Mass MoCA's newest space, Building 6, which adds an additional 105,000-square-feet of gallery space. Building 6 officially opens on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

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