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Tanglewood Relay Run and Concert June 27 plus Garrison Keillor

June 11th, 2014 by philhalpern

Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, is the ultimate destination of The Tanglewood Relay Run.  It will take place June 27th, followed by an evening concert at Ozawa Hall featuring the Kenny Barron Trio.  The relay takes 24 hours, and teams of 10 to 14 runners will participate in the 30 legs of […]

Memorial Day Weekend Events in the Berkshires

May 7th, 2014 by philhalpern

  Memorial Day Weekend events in the Berkshires will offer lots of cultural opportunities and outdoors activities too .  The warm weather is bringing us a lovely spring, so the natural beauty of the Berkshires will be a great backdrop for hiking and sightseeing.  Here’s a sampling of what visitors to Brook Farm Inn can […]

Spring Lovers’ Special * All-Inclusive

October 28th, 2013 by philhalpern

      Lenox Bed and Breakfast Special Enjoy all the Berkshires have to offer  with our all-inclusive bed and breakfast package. Reservations in one of Brook Farm Inn’s charming rooms Full breakfast and weekend afternoon tea with home made scones by the fireplace in the library A romantic 3-course dinner for two at the […]

Tanglewood has three new popular artist performances!

March 18th, 2013 by philhalpern

Sunday, June 23, 2:30pm, Shed Joan Baez With Special Guest The Indigo Girls   Tuesday, July 23, 7pm, Shed The Last Summer on Earth Tour Featuring Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, and Guster   Monday, August 19, 7pm, Shed Grace Potter and the Nocturnals With Special Guest Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band Tickets […]

Ebene String Quartet at Tanglewood

August 20th, 2012 by philhalpern

Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood in the Berkshires was the scene last week of an incredible chamber concert, performed by Ebene String Quartet.  These four young French musicians have been described as “a string quartet that can easily morph into a jazz band.”  That’s exactly what they did, with Mozart and Tchaikovsky on the first half of the program, […]

You Can Be a Curator at the Clark

March 28th, 2012 by philhalpern

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, a Berkshires treasure, is undergoing construction and renovation.  It’s open continuously, and is using this time as an opportunity to experiment with new ideas about curating the collection.  The public is invited to participate through a program called uCurate.  Visitors are invited to use computer terminals to design […]

DiscoverLenox.com Is Here!

November 30th, 2011 by philhalpern

Visitors can now easily experience the uniqueness of  visit to Lenox, MA by using the town’s new website, DiscoverLenox.com.   This Berkshires town has an incomparable mix of history, nature, arts and hospitality, and the website offers information about lodging, restaurants, activities, events and shopping.  Here’s how the website describes what guests will experience: “An unparalleled healing treatment […]

Fantastic Fall Foliage

September 19th, 2011 by philhalpern

Are you a fool for foliage? If so, you’re not alone. Foliage fans faithfully flock to the Berkshires for the best picturesque panoramas that fall has to offer. They know they’ll find vivid vistas at high elevation and the Berkshire landscape provides plenty of peak leaf-peeking vantage points such as Mt Greylock in the north […]

California Wine Country Comes to the Berkshires

August 16th, 2011 by philhalpern

 Tanglewood is inviting you to experience California Wine Country with the Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour, here in the Berkshires.  The Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour is making its next stop at Tanglewood on August 19, 20 and 21! As the weekend sponsor, Robert Mondavi Discover Wine will feature the Robert Mondavi Tasting Pavilion with […]

Move Over Victor Borge, It’s “Ludwig Live!”

July 1st, 2011 by philhalpern

Ludwig Live! We attended this show,  in Lenox, MA, on Monday.  Today is Friday and we’re still laughing.  It was written just for the Berkshires audience, and at Brook Farm Inn, the guests who’ve seen it have loved it. Holding court at the grand piano once played by Leonard Bernstein (who did stay at Seven […]

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