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‘Earth Jazz’ Pioneer Paul Winter to Play Benefit for Orion Magazine

Paul Winter

(SALISBURY, Conn.) – “Earth jazz” pioneer Paul Winter headlines a benefit concert, taking place in the converted boathouse of Salisbury resident Anne MacDonald, for the Great Barrington-based environmental magazine Orion, on Saturday, September 7, 2013. The intimate event will include drinks and hors d’oeuvres catered by Old Inn on the Green. Winter will play some…

Give to the Rogovoy Report; Get Free Theater Tickets and Dinner

The summer cultural season is in the home stretch, but there are still plenty of shows to see and meals to be eaten. And all four major Berkshire theater companies and several top restaurants want to reward you for your support of the Rogovoy Report with a free night out, dinner and show tickets included.…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, July 31-August 4, 2013

  BROADWAY-BOUND ‘BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY’ MUSICAL ADAPTATION DEBUTS at WTF (WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – A new musical theater adaptation of Robert J. Waller’s best-selling romance, The Bridges of Madison County, premieres on Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Main Stage from Thursday, August 1 to Sunday, August 18, 2013. The show is slated to go to Broadway in…

MASS MoCA Opening New Wing Devoted to Anselm Kiefer Works

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Sol LeWitt, move over, and make room for Anselm Kiefer. In a major new collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation, MASS MoCA will expand its constellation of visual arts offerings with a quasi-permanent installation devoted to the sculpture and paintings of contemporary German artist Anselm Kiefer. Kiefer’s works are often realized…

Civil War Homecoming to Be Staged in Egremont

(EGREMONT, Mass.) – The townsfolk of Egremont will stage a Civil War homecoming and picnic basket celebration on the Egremont Village Inn lawn on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at noon. Many of the townspeople will be adopting real biographies of Egremont Civil War soldiers, their wives and families for the event, and are bringing picnic…

Give to the Rogovoy Report; Enjoy Dinner and a Show

For the next three weeks in July, three lucky contributors to the Rogovoy Report will win a free dinner for two at John Andrews Restaurant in Egremont, Mass., as well as a pair of tickets to a play at either Shakespeare & Company (in Lenox, Mass.) or Berkshire Theatre Group (in Pittsfield and Stockbridge, Mass.)…

On the Business of America, Calvin Coolidge, and Business Journalism

In response to an editor’s note about the perhaps unlikely, widespread appeal of “business stories,” a loyal correspondent writes: My fellow Vermonter, Calvin Coolidge, is much maligned for saying, “The business of America is business.” But he didn’t actually say that. In more complete context, while addressing the American Society of Newspaper Editors in 1925,…

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