We combed the region for interesting things to do on New Year’s Eve.
From Donald Trump miming putting on a veil, to a version of Cats as a political spoof, is politics becoming more like entertainment . . . or vice versa?
“These new institutions will take their place next to the MASS MoCA, the Clark and the Williams College Museum,” said Thomas Krens as he outlined his plans. Former Governors Weld and Dukakis nodded in agreement, as did Mayor DIck Alcombright.
The seasonal cups at Starbucks this year are just plain red. No mention of Christmas or Jesus at all. And, clearly that means that Christians are being persecuted.
Handing off the Colonial to another entity that already has two theatres to fill didn’t work. Emerson Associate Professor Magda Romanska suggests that other, more creative, avenues should be pursued to enable the grand old theatre reach its full potential usage.
Eric Rudd offers ideas for North Adams, and it appears the Berkshire Eagle waters them down. What do you think?
Nothing is likely to move the vacant Mohawk Theatre in North Adams into an actual facility until it is no longer a political football to be tossed around at election time. It can be done, and there’s a new round of Mass. Cultural Facilities grants that offer a real possibility to get the project moving again.