Arts & Culture

‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ is thrillingly funny

‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ is thrillingly funny

Tripping on painkillers prescribed to provide relief for her broken finger — an injury sustained during a confrontation with a surprisingly spry old man at a shady consignment shop selling her stolen family heirlooms — Ruth (Melanie Lynskey) and Tony (Elijah Wood) discuss the universe and their place in it. Tony, hopeful and happy to […]

Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park presents ‘Twelfth Night’

Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park, with the Office of Cultural Development, announced its fourth annual free outdoor production will be Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s delightful comedy of misplaced passion and mistaken identities. Directed by Artistic Director Enrico Spada, the production will feature actors, designers and technicians from the Berkshire County community, including many favorites from past […]

The Song Rising

The Song Rising

The Bone Season” by Samantha Shannon is a timely series set in a society ruled by a regime that criminalizes and persecutes its citizens simply for who they are born being. In an alternate London in which clairvoyance is real but feared, our gifted protagonist, Paige Mahoney, gets caught and deported to a horrific place […]

Horror-comedy ‘Get Out’ turns satirical eye on racism in America

Horror-comedy ‘Get Out’ turns satirical eye on racism in America

Actor and comedian Jordan Peele continues to show his brilliance and versatility as a creator with his directorial debut, “Get Out.” Offering a poignant discussion of modern racism packaged in satire, the film is a perfect balance of humor and horror. Peele, who also wrote the film, quickly presents the audience with two fear and […]

No. Six Depot: 30under30

No. Six Depot: 30under30

The No. Six Depot Gallery will host a multimedia exhibition featuring the work of 30 young artists hailing from, or currently living in or around the Berkshires. The Berkshires, at large, are replete with young talent that goes underrepresented in the public sphere. This show creates a forum for this work to be shared. The […]

Mahaiwe offers Bolshoi Ballet, London Theatre HD broadcasts

Mahaiwe offers Bolshoi Ballet, London Theatre HD broadcasts

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Executive Director Beryl Jolly announced the addition of 15 HD broadcasts to the theater’s schedule, including seven productions by the Bolshoi Ballet and eight by London’s National Theatre. “Our international HD broadcasts are becoming increasingly popular as the community enjoys some of the world’s best talents of theater and dance on […]

Gilded Cage

A fascinating blend of the New Times bestselling books Red Rising and Queen of the Tearling, Gilded Cage by Vic James manages to be both an exciting story of revolution and resistance and a quiet, thoughtful meditation on the effects of power and wealth. In a society in which every resident—except the privileged few who […]

Divergent Expressions

Divergent Expressions

  Good Purpose Gallery presents Divergent Expressions, an intriguing and colorful exhibit by two artists: Margaret Buchte and Kimberly Gerry-Tucker. The exhibition runs from Feb. 21 through March 27. The gallery will host an opening reception with an opportunity to mingle with the artists and hear about their art process on Feb. 23 from 4:30 […]

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