Tag Archive for Lenox

Dennis Krausnick to Play ‘Lear’ at Shakespeare & Company

Dennis Krausnick plays the title role in 'King Lear' at Shakespeare & Co. (photo Kevin Sprague)

(LENOX, Mass.) – Shakespeare & Company founding member and director of training Dennis Krausnick takes on the demanding role of the aging monarch, King Lear, in the play of that title, being given an experimental treatment set in 1906 Russia in Shakespeare & Company’s Founders’ Theatre from Saturday, June 16, through August 19, 2012. Set…

Photography Show Chronicles Faces from Central Asia to Western Europe

Photo by Molly and Aurélien de St André

(LENOX, Mass.) – Afghanistan To France; 6,000 Miles of Portraits, an exhibition of photographs by Molly and Aurélien de St André taken on a road trip in a vintage 1960s Volkswagen van from war-torn Central Asia to present-day France, is on display at LOCAL beginning Saturday, May 19, 2012, and running through June 22. There…

The Mount Takes Edith Wharton Personally in 2012

The Mount, before the storm (photo David Dashiell)

(LENOX, Mass.) – In its programming for the coming year – the 150th anniversary of author Edith Wharton’s birth – The Mount will pay tribute to Wharton by highlighting her life, work, and achievements under the umbrella theme of Edith Wharton: 21st Century Muse. The Mount’s official opening day is this Saturday, May 5. Highlights…

Cantilena Chamber Choir to Showcase Music of Karl Jenkins

Cantilena Chamber Choir

(LENOX, Mass.) – The Cantilena Chamber Choir presents Soul & Spirit: Karl Jenkins’ Sacred Songs, a concert for chorus and orchestra, on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. at Trinity Church, Lenox. The concert showcases music by the Welsh composer and musician whose career has straddled the worlds of jazz, rock, and classical music, including…

‘Learned Ladies’ Opens with Flurry of Activity, Including Talk by Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur

Dana Harrison and Brittany Morgan in 'The Learned Ladies'

Photos by Kevin Sprague/Courtesy Shakespeare & Company (LENOX, Mass.) – Founding Shakespeare & Company artistic director Tina Packer’s production of Molière’s farce The Learned Ladies opens this weekend with a special brunch, a talkback with The Learned Ladies translator and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and U.S. Poet Laureate  Richard Wilbur, and a colorful display of…

Cranwell Resort Names New Wedding Sales Executive

Tanya Matthews

(LENOX, Mass.) – Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club announced the appointment of Tanya Matthews to the position of Wedding Sales Executive. Matthews will be responsible for the sales and coordination of year-round weddings and social events at Cranwell Resort. Bringing more than 16 years of catering and sales experience, Matthews has served in various…

Cranwell Resort Earns Condé Nast Traveler 2011 Readers’ Choice Award

Cranwell in Lenox, Mass.

(LENOX, Mass.) – Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club was recently selected as one of only 10 northeastern resorts in Condé Nast Travelers 2011 Reader’s Choice Awards in the category of “Top 150 Resorts” in the U.S. This award comes on the heels of the resort earning the 2011 Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence and…

Poets Charles Coe, Michelle Gillett and Leslie Harrison to Read at The Mount

Poet Charles Coe

(LENOX, Mass.) – Charles Coe and Berkshire poets Michelle Gillett and Leslie Harrison will read their poetry at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Estate and Gardens, on Saturday, November 12, 2011, at 4 p.m., in “Picnic with Poets,” a co-presentation by Close Encounters With Music and The Mount. Recognized by Boston Magazine as “one of the…