Steve Jobs will be the subject of Walter Isaacson's talk.

Walter Issacson on The Book of Jobs: First up at Barrington Stage Live from 92nd St. Y Series

The future of the Barrington Stage Company (BSC) telecasts have been in question for months, so it comes as great news that they will continue. Three great achievers – Walter Isaacson, Mandy Patinkin and Gloria Steinham – will kick off the “Live from NY’s 92nd Street Y” Simulcasts for winter 2012 on January 24. The…

Best Practices in Banana Time at Mass MoCA

Mass MoCA Hosts Best Practices in Banana Time with Doctor Rodenberger in North Adams Dec. 3

From our News Desk: With well over a million users, Second Life, an online virtual reality world/community, active twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, is a phenomenon to be reckoned with. Mass MoCA’s current exhibition The Workers includes artist Stephanie Rothenberg’s Portraits: Second Life Workers which depict a range of avatars and the…

The 92Y Simulcasts Continue at Barrington Stage

Barrington Stage Simulcast Series Continues with Andy Borowitz, Barbara Walters and Paula Deen

From Our News Desk: Barrington Stage Company (BSC) continues the “Live from NY’s 92nd Street Y” Simulcasts with three programs for fall 2011. The popular satellite broadcast series enters its second year in the Berkshires, and brings thought provoking lectures, interviews and readings from nationally and internationally recognized political figures, entertainers, newsmakers and authors. Telecast…

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How the internet is changing the marketing of the arts

Around the turn of the century, online blogs and digital magazines began to serve as a bridge between traditional cultural organizations and the computer age. Often begun as places where former newspaper critics, journalists and wannabes could continue to work, they have largely found acceptance from both cultural organizations and their audiences. Now a new…

Requiem for the Video Store. Now what?

Driving around the Berkshires this week it became clear that renting videos from a store is a dying business. The once mighty chains, from Blockbuster to Movie Gallery and Hollywood are in the process of shuttering the last of their operations in this area. Sumner Redstone of Viacom saw this future coming and cast the…