Architectural Landscape
Cozy up at the Edward Clark Crossett Library

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Libraries are intellectual hubs, centers for curiosity, learning and reflection. During the coldest months, however, they can also be refuges.On Wednesday morning, I found …

Artistic Landscape
'InVersion': Forms take flight

NORTH ADAMS — Vermont-based artist Alisa Dworsky's large-scale work "InVersion" is now on view at the Cynthia Reeves Gallery in North Adams. The site-based work is made from a series of tetrahedrons — …

Theatrical Landscape
Love has its ways in Barrington Stage Company's "10X10 New Play Festival"

PITTSFIELD — Cathy Tempelsman's "Run-On Sentence" — the fourth and, by far, the most striking play, both in writing and performance, in Barrington Stage Company's generally satisfying …

Musical Landscape
Countertenor forges a career his way

GREAT BARRINGTON - Friends of Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen were worried about him. He was worried, too, sometimes. But he didn't doubt his goal.Midway through his Princeton years, the now 24-year-old Cohen …

My Berkshire Landscape
What's in your barn? : When Ray Tryon tried out horses ...

MONTEREY — As Ray Tryon describes it, one day he decided to build a barn and get himself some draught horses. "I was in the excavation business," Tryon said. He started Tryon Construction Company in 1948, and over time, he became interested in horses. "It just appealed to me and it was a good escape from the business stuff."

Literary Landscape
Book review: 'Writing Fire' is inspirational, empowering

"Writing Fire," edited by Jennifer Browdy, Jana Laiz and Sahra Bateson Brubeck, is a dynamic collection of women's writing where, in the words of the editors, the "energy of all four elements (wind, …

Culinary Landscape
'Best day of the week' at Dottie's

PITTSFIELD — Fresh snow and songs of the open road cast Dottie's in an existential glow one recent Sunday. One woman tapped along while reading a Berkshire Real Estate Guide, pages bouncing to …

Daily Landscape

FILMWilliams College: French Film Festival screens Fran ois Ozon's "Frantz," 7 p.m., Images Cinema, 50 Spring St., Williamstown.READINGS, WALKS AND TALKSSpartan Fitness: 3rd Annual Integrative …

Dance Landscapes
At Williams College, a cooking show set to music

WILLIAMSTOWN — Since founding Forklift Danceworks in 2001, artistic director Allison Orr has, among other things, ridden on fire trucks, hauled trash and steered a Venetian gondola. Orr isn't …

Intellectual Landscape
Sally White | Post Crossing: Ambassadors via postcards

My mailbox yesterday contained two bills, a catalog and a picture postcard from Galina in Belarus.Galina told me that her hometown, Minsk, is celebrating its 950th birthday; she works for a design …

Natural Landscape
Dennis Mammana | Stargazers: Look for the 'linking' star of Taurus

Constellations are like states. Just as the continental U.S. is divided into 48 such states — some large and some small — the heavens are also divided into 88 constellations. And just as every city in the U.S. (except …

Historical Landscapes

TodayThe Mount: Guided house tours with our interpreter and special exhibits, including "Life in the Dale: Augustus Martin's Lenox," "Edith Wharton and the First World War" and "The Backstairs …


Landscapes Podcasts

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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