It’s been challenging, and it’s been fun, and as the 2014 Berkshire Festival of Women Writers draws to a close, another 18+ entertaining, provocative and creative events crowd the calendar.
Writing – and those who craft the words – can change the world.
As the Festival enters its second week, the pace of fascinating events does not falter.
With old friends and new ideas about to mingle with each other, anticipation fills the air for one of Berkshire’s most unique – and satisfying – events..
Make yourself comfortable in Edith Wharton’s drawing room and listen as the Berkshire’s women writers share their insights on love and Valentine’s Day.
One of the most interesting events in the Berkshires takes place as winter turns to spring as 150 local women writers come together to talk about their craft at 58 separate events that take place during Women’s History Month.
Begun in 2011, Made in the Berkshires returns again with a full program of music, theatre,literature and dance. Seen here: the Wanda Houston Band..
A treat for lovers of literature, Mary and Edith will bring some of the best known Berkshire legends together, live on stage.
Dedman received the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for “The Color of Money” and comes to Ventfort Hall to talk about Hugette Clark, the subject of his latest book.
Nikki Giovanni will share the deep places and deep thinking she often visits when writing.
On the 100th Anniversary of the actor’s union, this book captures theatre history through anecdotes and priceless images.
The Berkshires commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States.
The critic frets over his lawn, same as everyone…
This year Edith Wharton’s historic home, The Mount, is a beehive of activity for readers, theatre-goers and historians.
Few scholars have their fingers on the pulse of technology as firmly as Katherine Hayles, while her vision is firmly rooted in the study of intellect..
The Case for Safe Wildlife Crossings in the Berkshires gets intense discussion in Pittsfield this week, just one of 18 great things to see and do.
Returning to the roots of Christianity is an open and affirming evening of music and thought, both poetic and inter-demoninational.
The BFWW rushes to a successful conclusion without slowing down as it enters its final week.
If you love spaghetti suppers and 50-50 raffles, you are working your way into America’s heart.
More than 150 successful authors will share their experience and insights at the 2013 Berkshire Festival of Women Writers.
“Sweet Dreams” will be screened as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers in March 2013.
Suzi Banks Baum and Gina Hyams welcome the authors at the opening of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers.
Simon Critchley’s talk could be the highlight of the Winter at RPI…
Pittsfield runs hot and cold this week with the Gypsy Lane Cabaret (Hot) and Flow State (Cold) on the calendar.
Craig Childs has seen the past and is uniquely qualified to predict the future for those on hand Nov. 15 at the Lichtenstein Center.in Pittsfield.
Get out your pens or fire up your laptops, it’s time to explore the subject of what constitutes masculinity, whether it is important, how it has evolved, and where it fits in the overall worth of a person. Or whatever strikes you as interesting or important about the subject.
Finally it appears that women are making their way into the play writing game. Read More…
So much happening, and it is all Berkshires based.
This year the Wharton Salon presents “The Inner House,” the story of her life on stage with Tod Randolph as Edith Wharton. Gail Burns and Larry Murray report. Read More…
Shakespeare in words and music is the concept behind Shakespeare Looking East with Kristin Linklater reading Sonnets and Martin Gonschorek playing the flute. Read More…
An operatic workshop on the story of The Scarlet Letter is planned for August 13 at Shakespeare & Company. Read More…
The Wharton Salon joins The Mount’s year-long celebration of Edith Wharton’s 150th birthday by putting Edith Wharton herself onstage this year in The Inner House. Read More…