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Shakespeare & Company: Parasite Drag

July 11th, 2012 by philhalpern

            This summer Shakespeare & Company, located in Lenox MA, is rotating three plays at the Bernstein Theater.  They are Parasite Drag, Cassandra Speaks, and The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.  Guests who have seen Cassandra Speaks have been giving it rave reviews.  We plan on seeing it next week […]

Mt. Greylock — A Peak Experience!

June 4th, 2012 by philhalpern

 The highest peak in Massachusetts is Mt. Greylock.  The spectacular drive to the top is now open for the season, and Brook Farm Inn recommends it.  Go for a great view, or enjoy some of the best hiking in the Berkshires.  You can eat a light lunch there at Bascom lodge, or make reservations for dinner.  It’s […]

Tickets on sale for Shakespeare & Co. 2012 Summer Season

February 15th, 2012 by philhalpern

Shakespeare & Company’s 35th Anniversary Season will include Academy Award-winner Olympia Dukakis as Prospero in The Tempest, Dennis Krausnick in the title role of King Lear, and OBIE Award-winner John Douglas Thompson in a new one-man play about Louis Armstrong, Satchmo at the Waldorf written by Wall Street Journal drama critic, author and librettist Terry […]

Happy Birthday, Edith Wharton — a Celebration In Lenox

January 20th, 2012 by philhalpern

  Drinks and Delights on Saturday, January 28th  — Free at The Mount, just one mile from Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox, MA, in the heart of the Berkshires. January 24, 2012 marks Edith Wharton’s 150th birthday. To honor her and to kick off a very special new season, The Mount will be hosting a […]

Snow in the Berkshires

January 13th, 2012 by philhalpern

The first snow of 2012 has finally come to the Berkshires.  The unusually warm weather we have had so far this winter has finally ended.  New England winter has arrived.  The snow thrower has had its first run and the ski areas are happy.  Roads are clear, here in Lenox  MA, and it is a […]

Festival of Trees Is a Berkshires Holiday Tradition

November 21st, 2011 by philhalpern

  Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, for Under the Big Top: Festival of Trees 2011 at Berkshire Museum.  The 27th annual holiday event, featuring more than one hundred and fifty dazzling, decorated trees filling the Museum’s galleries,  runs through Monday, January 2, 2012.  Special exhibitions of vintage circus memorabilia and photography add to the […]

James Taylor in the Berkshires December 17-30

November 11th, 2011 by philhalpern

  James Taylor will be appearing in 11 shows at the Colonial Theatre from December 17 to the 30th.  Don’t expect Sweet Baby James.  He is acting in the Berkshire Theatre Group presentation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”.  The popular singer song writer, who is a Berkshire resident, will portray Bob Cratchit the abused […]

Curious George at The Norman Rockwell Museum

November 3rd, 2011 by philhalpern

Curious George Saves The Day: The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey  November 12, 2011 through February 5, 2012 Norman Rockwell Museum’s newest exhibition.  The exhibition is organized by The Jewish Museum in New York City, and is drawn from the H. A. & Margret Rey Papers, de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, McCain Library […]

Ghost Tours — A Halloween Tradition At The Mount

October 17th, 2011 by philhalpern

Ghost Tours for Halloween are a tradition at The Mount!  This mansion, formerly Edith Wharton’s home, is right here in Lenox, near Brook Farm Inn.   October 21, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm, $20    On October 28 at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm, The Mount will offer enhanced and extended ghost tours in celebration of Halloween. These tours […]

Come to the the 32nd Annual Apple Squeeze in Lenox MA.

September 21st, 2011 by philhalpern

  For the 32nd annual Apple Squeeze, the Lenox Chamber of Commerce is pulling out all the stops for its extravaganza Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5. The annual street fair is a celebration that marks the beginning of the apple harvest and the beginning of the fall foliage season.  Local crafters set up […]

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