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Don’t Mock Jared Kushner for Identifying as a Woman

JARED KUSHNER was the subject of much mockery in the media yesterday, due to the discovery that he checked the box that says “female“ on her voter registration form. I say if Kushner wants to identify as a woman, then all power to her, and we should respect her wishes.            

Proposed Berkshire Innovation Center Lacks Raison d’Etre

THE CITY OF PITTSFIELD has earmarked $1 million from the GE Economic Development Fund to jump start the stalled construction of the proposed Berkshire Innovation Center (BIC), according to iBerkshires. The 10-year-old project, which is purportedly going to be something between a business incubator and a research and development center, is proposed as a 20,000 square-foot facility at the…

Berkshire PAC to Collaborate with NY-19 Dems to Defeat Faso

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – The newly established Catskill Freedom Network will hold its first public event, an ice cream social and fundraiser, at the law offices of Sherwood Guernsey, located at 69 East Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, on Thursday, July 27, from 5pm to 7pm.  Guernsey, the founder and chair of the Catskill Freedom Network, is…

Jessica Lang, Faye Driscoll Bring Original Works to Jacob’s Pillow

(BECKET, Mass.) – Jessica Lang Dance and Faye Driscoll and her ensemble are in residence at Jacob’s Pillow from Wednesday, July 5, through Sunday, July 9. Lang’s program includes “Glow,” a Pillow-commissioned world premiere; Driscoll’s is the first installment of a trilogy is performed in the round with an intimate number of audience members. The New…

Diana Ross, Melissa Etheridge Added to Tanglewood 2017 Lineup

  (LENOX, Mass.) – Motown icon Diana Ross and rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge have been added to the ever-growing 2017 Popular Artist Series at Tanglewood, with Ross  appearing in the Shed on Wednesday, August 30, at 7pm, and with Etheridge joining Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for a season-closing performance on Sunday, September 3,…

BSO to Build New State-of-the-Art Educational Complex at Tanglewood

(LENOX, Mass.) – This summer, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will break ground for a new four-building educational complex at Tanglewood to support the performance and rehearsal activities of the Tanglewood Music Center and to serve as the home of a new Tanglewood Learning Institute for visitors to the summer music festival. The year-round, climate-controlled buildings…