Butler was no abolitionist, but what he did with the simple idea that slaves were contraband provided the Union free labor and ultimately changed the course of history.
Last September’s gala event celebrating the start of BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons’ tenure with the BSO was captured on tape by PBS for its Great Performances series, to be seen this coming Friday, May 29, 2015.
Among the play readings @ 3 we find playwright Sarah Ruhl and actor Jessica Hecht who will get together with the company for a reading of “Dear Elizabeth”.
Music can be immortal too as you will hear Saturday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at the Berkshire Museum when Jeff Roberts brings the ancient guqin back to life.
Beginning June 5, the story of Sarah and James, two journalists whose lives are turned upside down will dominate the Oldcastle stage.
Mobile devices and tablets are growing in importance, especially for ticket buying, but most organizations have not yet optimized their websites for these tools.
People love photography yet it is still a valid artistic medium , ripe with possibilities, and Mass MoCA will be showing us the work of of those artists who are finding new ways to use imagery. Just be sure your painter’s eye to view it, and not look for instant gratification.
3rd Thursday comes roaring back, and it’s bigger and better than ever as Pittsfield celebrates its growing downtown.