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June Millington Brings Pioneering Women’s Rock to MASS MoCA

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – June Millington, cofounder of one of the first all-women rock bands and the “godmother” of “women’s music,” performs two back-to-back concerts in Courtyard D at MASS MoCA on Saturday, September 19, at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. June Millington made history in the 1960s as the cofounder and guitarist of Fanny, one of…

The Rogovoy Report Requires Reader Support

Dear Readers, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you once again for your loyalty and support. The Rogovoy Report e-newsletter and website has roots going back over 10 years as an adjunct to Berkshire Living magazine, and many of you have been subscribers since the beginning. There have been changes and updates to…

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Perform Benefit Concert at the Colonial

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform a rare, intimate cabaret concert outside under a tent at the Colonial Theatre on Saturday, September 5 at 8pm. The concert is a benefit for Berkshire Theatre Group, with a portion of proceeds going to The Actors Fund and Black Theatre United. Dubbed “the last…

Ann Hampton Callaway in Online Cabaret for BSC

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Singer and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway performs Diva Power, a tribute to great female vocalists and singer-songwriters including Barbra Streisand, Linda Ronstadt, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O’Day, Edith Piaf, Etta James, Carole King, and Joni Mitchell, in an online cabaret for Barrington Stage Company on…

Trio of Artists on View at Pamela Salisbury Gallery

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Works by Don Voisine, Robert Palumbo, and Lisa Ivory go on view at Pamela Salisbury Gallery on Friday, September 4, with an opening reception at 5-7pm. The artworks will remain on view through Sunday, October 4, 2020.   Don Voisine’s Time Out exhibit highlights recent paintings and works on paper that reflect…

25 Hudsonians to Collect $500 Per Month for Five Years

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Twenty-five residents of Hudson will be selected to receive $500 per month for five years as part of HudsonUP, a new universal basic income (UBI) pilot program founded by The Spark of Hudson and the Humanity Forward Foundation. The program is being designed to benefit the community of Hudson and to demonstrate…

Regional Cultural Preview, August 24-30, 2020

  2nd Annual Hudson Eye Arts Festival Goes Live and ‘Touchless’ (HUDSON, N.Y.) — The Hudson Eye – Edition #2, an artist-driven, 10-day annual public program with a focus on dance, music, performance, film, visual art, and “Hot Topic” panel discussions covering topics of concern to the creative community of Hudson and beyond, runs from…

Virtual ‘Rally’ on Police Reform to Include Broad Spectrum of Speakers

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Hudson Mayor Kamal Johnson, civil rights attorney and activist Mark Mishler, retired NYS Investigator Joyce St. George, Chatham Village police chief Peter Volkmann, and others will be taking part in a livestream Zoom Forum on Saturday, August 29, 3-5pm, to discuss the power of citizens to reclaim the criminal justice system, increasing…

Regional Cultural Preview, August 21-24, 2020

  Bobby Sweet Brings Folk-Rock to BTG (STOCKBRIDGE, Mass.) – Country-folk singer-songwriter Bobby Sweet brings his award-winning, Berkshire-bred brand of folk-rock to the Unicorn Theatre Patio on the Stockbridge campus of Berkshire Theatre Group on Saturday, August 22, at 7pm, as part of Bobbie’s Summer Series. Sweet will be joined by fellow musicians Pete Adams…