Posts Tagged ‘great barrington’

Chocolate Tasting & "Like Water for Chocolate"

August 12th, 2009 by philhalpern

Acclaimed food historian, Francine Segan: The History of Chocolate & Candy talk & tastings plus a screening of “Like Water for Chocolate.”  It’s at the Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, Sunday, August 16th, starting at 5 PM.   We’ve enjoyed Francine’s most entertaining talks, and we also love her cookbooks!  Certain to be delicious!  

Great Theater in the Berkshires, Now Through May 24th

May 3rd, 2009 by philhalpern

We went to see “April in Paris,” at the Mixed Company Theater in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and loved every minute.  This is a great comedy, and it’s being performed every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through May 24th.  At $15 a ticket, this performance  matches many Broadway plays that cost a great deal more.  At Brook […]

A Summer Chocolate Celebration in the Berkshires

July 31st, 2008 by philhalpern

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Massachusetts will have a Summer Chocolate Celebration this Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 6:30 PM.  The featured speaker is Francine Segan, a food historian and author whose lectures are very entertaining. Francine has written an article about Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox Massachusetts, for the Berkshire Eagle, calling our breakfast one of […]

Berkshires Arts Festival, July 4th Weekend

July 3rd, 2008 by philhalpern

If you enjoy craft fairs — and even if you usually don’t — this one’s for you!  The Berkshires Arts Festival is an annual juried arts festival, at the Butternut ski area in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.  There are 175 juried artists, and you’ll find a varied selection of pottery, jewelry, everything you can think of, […]

Nightlife in the Berkshires

June 4th, 2008 by philhalpern

Guests of Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts have lots of places to choose from, if they enjoy a  casual nightclub with live music. There’s Castle Street Cafe in Great Barrington, Club Helsinki also in Great Barrington, and Lion’s Den in Stockbridge. All of these have intimate, friendly atmospheres, good food and drink, and great music.  

Stay at Brook Farm Inn and Enjoy the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

May 8th, 2008 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts, is close to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington.  This wonderfully restored theater, one of the Berkshires’ best attractions, has announced its program for May through December, and there’s something for everyone. Judy Collins will be performing June 1st, then there’s Renee Fleming, more classical music, Paul Taylor Dance […]

Close Encounters With Music Presents

April 30th, 2008 by philhalpern

The Close Encounters With Music Company will be presenting “GYPSY!” on Saturday, May 24 at 6PM. The performance will be at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA. The works of Bizet, Haydn, Monti, Ravel and Brahms will be featured. Yehuda Hanani is artistic director. The theater is only a 20 minute drive […]

Great Concert Coming In May

April 21st, 2008 by philhalpern

Lenox Ma: You don’t have to wait for the summer for great concerts in the Berkshires. On Saturday, May 10th, the Aston Magna Foundation http://www.astonmagna.org/astonwinter.html will have a concert featuring music of Purcell and Handel. It will be held at the St. James Church in Great Barrington. This is a really talented group of musicians, […]

Berkshire International Film Festival

April 20th, 2008 by philhalpern

Lenox Massachusetts: The Berkshire International Film Festival begins May 15 and runs thru May 18 in nearby Great Barrington. Films will be shown at the Triplex Cinema and the BIFF annual Achievment in Film Award will be given to actor Kevin Bacon at the Mahaiwe Theatre on Friday May 16. The Biff will showcase the […]