This past week I had the chance to visit one of the newer businesses to the Berkshires,Berkshire Paint and Sip, on North Street in Pittsfield. My night of painting coincided with Pittsfield's 3rd Thursdays, so I was able to enjoy a little bit of pre-painting fun beforehand. It was a lively night, and North Street was buzzing with action. I lent a hand(and … Continue reading the story "Fun Times at Berkshire Paint and Sip"
Post Archives from the ‘Arts and Culture’ Category
There are many things to love about the Berkshires, but one of the best assets that the Berkshires can claim is its culture. We have everything from great museums, to extraordinary musical venues, to historical spots. And true to the generous spirit that can be found throughout the county, many of these cultural events and … Continue reading the story "Culture in the Berkshires is always fabulous, and often free."
The other day, I was in a local coffee shop, and happened to run into Noel Prophet, a local musician and actor. We both had some free time, so I was able to sit with him over a cup of coffee, where I found out more about his new project, Soul … Continue reading the story "Berkshiregirl talks with Noel Prophet, of ‘Soul Prophet & the Faithless Few’."
This past weekend, I spent an evening at a couple of the art galleries and restaurants, in Great Barrington, and had a splendid night. The main reason for my being in Great Barrington that night, was to attend an artist's reception for local artist, Scott Taylor. His opening was at … Continue reading the story "A night in Great Barrington …"
Last month, when local business woman and upcycler extraordinaire, Crispina Ffrench, sent out an open invitation for a 'Scrap Bag Challenge', I knew that I had to be in on it. I have always loved crafting and creating, and though I am by no means a master seamstress ( or even a … Continue reading the story "Crispina’s Scrap Bag Challenge"
This past weekend, I attended one of the Whitney Center for the Arts events, this one being a wonderful night of cabaret. Featuring singer and pianist, Ron Ramsay and singer, Samantha Talora, "Our Time" was a fabulous night of … Continue reading the story "“Our Time” cabaret night at the Whitney Center for the Arts"
The cold weather wasn't giving in, so I eventually had to. This past weekend, I layered on some warm clothes, and ventured out to Pittsfield, where there were multiple art show receptions that I wanted to attend. There were also several writer's workshops that I found my way to, so … Continue reading the story "Art weekend in Pittsfield"
This weekend, I decided to come out of my hibernation and face this never-ending winter that has everybody moaning and groaning. I had told myself recently, that I wasn't going to go out in the elements( except when absolutely necessary), until I could go out in my flip flops and short sleeves. I know, not a … Continue reading the story "Visiting the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers"
Last night, I made my way to the Whitney Center for the Arts(http://www.galleryw.org/), where they were hosting an evening of opera arias, set in a lovely informal atmosphere, such as would be found in the olden days of Mozart. The event is known as 'Opera Notte at the Whit', and plans to be a regular affair, bringing … Continue reading the story "A night of opera at the Whitney Center for the Arts"