A curious village with a tenacious history, Hoosick Falls is located in the town of Hoosick, between the Capital Region of New York and Bennington, VT. Originally settled in the mid-1700s, it was torched during French and Indian War. Settlers returned and rebuilt, and it became an industry powerhouse during the Victorian era. Like many… Keep Reading
Tammy Daniels discusses the Greylock Mill event that revealed plans to create an incubator space for commercial food business. New mill owners Karla Rothstein and Salvatore Perry met with USDA representatives, Mayor Richard Alcombright, and members of local business and other organizations.
Country Curtains recently launched “Berkshire Originals,” an online portal into the creativity of local arts offerings for the rest of the world to enjoy. By building relationships with all types of Berkshire artists, this interior decor landmark hopes to satisfy the longing of customers for the handmade, one-of-a-kind pieces you can only find here.
This exhibit, “An Eye for Excellence: Twenty Years of Collecting,” reveals the remarkable story of how the Clark’s collection has grown and become stronger over the past two decades through the museum’s vision and the support of its generous donors.
We speak in this episode to Stefanie Weber about this moving, shaking, stomping, bidding, butt-kicking benefit to support They Dance For Rain’s programs in Nairobi, Kenya.
Amiée Gelinas keeps the beat of international percussion in sync with the the pulse of conservation.
PLUS: Kameron Steele directs Federico García Lorca’s “Blood Wedding” at the ’62 Center
The 6th Annual Drum and Dance Fest is a fundraiser for the Tamarack Hollow Nature & Cultural Center’s “Raise the Roof” fund to build a sustainable nature and education center and to conserve 32 acres of highland Boreal forest in Windsor, MA.
Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning
We spoke with Timothy Snyder about his recent work examining two necessary conditions for the Holocaust: disintegration of the state and ecological panic. The Yale history professor explains the connections between perceived resource scarcity, the dissolution of political order, and the assignment of blame to vulnerable foes. The result in World War II, of course, was a genocide that claimed over six million lives. Today, with far more pressing ecological worries and transcontinental geopolitical instability, a genocide could begin in any number of regions. Indeed, from the chaos of failed or failing states, a refugee and migrant crisis as urgent as any in history is underway right now. How long can it be before humanity responds in troubling, familiar ways?
A panel discussion of two on the subject of generating growth in North Adams.
This episode is straight up talk-show format. Tammy Daniels, managing editor of iBerkshires.com, and I range over a wide terrain of economic development ideas—The Mohawk, vacant spaces, incubators, farmers markets, etc.
Lexi Weege slips between sultry ballads and upbeat love songs with ease.
ADVISORY: Explicit language.
We spoke with Lexi Weege, the jazz songstress who recently released her second album, “Sweet Moon.” The album was all recorded live and on tape and released digitally and on vinyl on September 13th following a release party at the Parlor Room at Signature Sounds with The True Believers.
Like Lexi’s music, our conversation is raw, inspired, and unfiltered. Some adult language is used. Listen as we cover her album, analog recording techniques, the state of women in the arts industry, and more.
Artistic Director Paul Sturtz and Managing Director Sandra Thomas discuss the new format, film making, and efforts to make the Wind-Up Fest increasingly inclusive.
Since 1999,the Williamstown Film Festival has brought the finest contemporary films, directors and actors to the pastoral hills of the Berkshires. Each Film Festival season aimed to honor film’s history while concurrently celebrating the present cultural moment.