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Chesterwood Presents Chesterfest 2015!

June 19th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Chesterwood's Chesterfest 2015Chesterwood’s Chesterfest 2015 – a series of live concerts billed as a New Americana Music Festival – is coming! This year’s concerts are scheduled for Sundays in July and August.

Chesterwood, a National Trust Historic Site, was the country home and studio of Daniel Chester French (1850-1931). French, who sculpted, among other things, the Minute Man monument in Concord and the Abraham Lincoln that resides so majestically in the Lincoln Memorial, is considered America’s foremost sculptor of public monuments.

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Tanglewood’s 2015 Festival of Contemporary Music

June 8th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood's 2015 Festival of Contemporary MusicIt’s time once again for Tanglewood’s annual Festival of Contemporary Music, scheduled for July 20-27, 2015!

Tanglewood has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937 as well as host to three academies of music: Tanglewood Music Center, Days in the Arts, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. The Festival of Contemporary Music is Tanglewood’s annual presentation of modern American chamber and orchestral compositions.

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Mahaiwe Theater’s 2015 Performing Arts Summer Schedule

May 29th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Mahaiwe Theater LogoThe historic Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, MA is heating up the Berkshires once again with its jam-packed 2015 summer schedule of performing arts!

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Get Set for the 2015 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival!

May 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Jacob's Pillow Dance Season 2015

One of the first signs of summer, the annual Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, is almost upon us and the Berkshires are already a-buzz with what promises to be another standout season!

The annual Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is America’s longest-running dance festival, having been started in the 1930’s by modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn. Jacob’s Pillow Farm has been designated a National Historic Landmark and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts.

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Attend the Hudson-Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

April 18th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Hudson-Berkshire Wine & Food FestivalThe 3rd Annual Hudson-Berkshire Wine & Food Festival is almost here – May 23 – 24, 2015 – promising a gathering of some of the best, regional food and drink producers, as well as special guests, seminars, and demonstrations that any self-respecting foodie would not want to miss!

An outgrowth of the Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail, the Hudson-Berkshire Wine & Food Festival has proven to be a very successful showcase not only for the beverage trail members but also the other vendors and producers who will be on hand – not to mention the attendees!

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Berkshires 2015 Concert Season

April 11th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Berkshires 2015 Concert SeasonThe Berkshires are known for their rich cultural fabric – Tanglewood, Jacob’s Pillow Dance – and that includes live music by popular artists, as the Berkshires 2015 Concert season for the Berkshire Theatre Group shows.

A while back I outlined the 2015 Season for the Berkshire Theatre Group but an upcoming concert had me realizing that I’d not mentioned many of the upcoming concerts also hosted on the Berkshire Theatre Group’s stages.

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Williamstown Theatre Festival 2015

March 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Williamstown Theatre Festival 2015The recently announced Williamstown Theatre Festival 2015 season schedule will be heating up the Berkshires from June 30th through August 23rd – where will you be?

The Williamstown Theatre Festival has been bringing the finest actors, directors, designers, and playwrights to the Berkshires stage since since 1955, with each season providing both classic and new productions an opportunity to shine. One of the nation’s top training programs for upcoming generations of stage performers and producers, Williamstown Theatre Festival received the 2002 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre and the 2011 Commonwealth Award for Achievement.

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Maple Sugaring Time in the Berkshires!

March 7th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

YMaple Sugaring Time In The Berkshiresou may be forgiven for being a little skeptical of what I’m about to tell you, if you’re one of the many who is currently hip-deep in snow, but spring really is just right around the corner and with it: Maple Sugaring Time!

If you’re scratching your head at that, it’s clear you are not from this part of the country because, up here, everyone knows about sugaring time. It’s a major, seasonal event in this part of the United States!

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Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 Season

February 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 SeasonThe Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 Season is on and already white hot with what is looking to be one of their best seasons, ever – have you gotten your tickets, yet?

Originally known as the The Berkshire Playhouse, the Berkshire Theatre Group was founded in 1928 has seen an incredible number of talented musicians and actors on its stage, including such legendary stars as Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, James Cagney, Katherine Hepburn, and many others.

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Applegate Inn – Your Berkshires Skiing Headquarters!

February 14th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Applegate Inn - Your Berkshires Skiing Headquarters!Applegate Inn’s location in Lee, MA makes it the perfect home-base for any and all of your Berkshires skiing getaway plans!

Winter in the Berkshires means cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, tubing and more! Our central location means easy access to all the Berkshires skiing you can handle without sacrificing comfort.

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