Scot Bruce is Elvis Presley.

Colonial to Host an Elvis Birthday Bash on January 13

How to have fun celebrating the birthday of the most iconic singer in American history? A challenging thought, so the programming whizzes at the Colonial Theatre put the idea out to its staff, and what came back was this twist: there will be two Elvis impersonators to mark what would be his 77th birthday were he still alive today. Each will take on a different period in his career.

BOScritic

Questions for a performing arts critic

As a critic and writer, I try to be inconspicuous when I attend arts events. It makes it easier to observe when I am not being observed in return. However, the fact is that I am indeed larger than life (and far larger than my doctor can countenance) so sometimes readers find me out and…

Darlingside at Rebel Sound Records, Pittsfield

New music comes in many forms, and string-rock quintet Darlingside (featuring a cello & violin!) has the sound that spans the ages. They will return returned to the Room at Rebel Sound Records , April 30 at 7pm with Awkward Ending, Matt Anish and The Grown Up Noise! RSR is located at 146 North Street.…

Rocco Landesman announces grants for the Berkshires.

National Endowment Announces $260,000 in Berkshire Grants

The latest round of funding announced by the National Endowment for the Arts includes seven Berkshire cultural organizations. They will receive a total of $260,000. in much needed support to supplement, strengthen and continue their educational and artistic programs. National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the NEA’s latest round of funding for…

Mass Cultural Council budget slashed again

The House Ways & Means Committee released a proposed budget for the coming fiscal year that calls for $9.1 million in arts and cultural funding through the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). This recommendation would represent a cut of approximately $600,000 or six percent from the agency’s current budget. UPDATE: Shortly after this entry first appeared,…