Thanks for checking out our elections coverage. We try to cover at least one race a year in an in-depth, meaningful way, and 2019 finds us at it again.
⠀ Ronald Sheldon; photo by James Kennedy. Keep Reading
“Will Call” dropped in on Caitlin Sullivan, Artistic Director of the Williams College Summer Theatre Lab at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance. Caitlin, ’07, traces her roots back to the beginnings both of the Lab and the Center. Beginning this season, she is guiding the talents of Lab participants like rising senior Kimberly Golding, pictured above, who joined the conversation to describe some of her experiences with the program.
Plus: Doug Jones of Images Cinema discusses
“The Wolf Pack,” “Amy” and more.
“You Are Nowhere” left audiences open-mouthed; “Send for the Million Men” and “Tarzana,” as well as gallery installations, film events, and works in progress yet to come.
ADVISORY: Explicit, potty-mouth language throughout much of this episode,
MLA is dedicated to presenting large-scale bold new works of contemporary performance in the Berkshires. MLA is also committed to fostering the creation of new American works through development residencies culminating in work-in-progress showings. This residency is for highly-talented companies or performing artists in need of space and time to create new work.
PLUS: Christine Casella, Justice of the Peace, on Love
The Williamstown Chamber of Commerce sends outgoing Interim Executive Director Sandra Thomas off with a bang. Well, actually, Sandra organized the Town’s Fourth of July celebration, so I suppose you could say she will be conducting her own brass band (two, in fact) as she steps down from this post. She describes the many, many area activities occurring this weekend, many of which can be enjoyed at no cost.
Fantastic Negrito Kicks Off Downstreet Art in North Adams, Returning to the Land of His First Life;
PLUS: Wishbone Zoe Talks about the Western Mass Music Scene and Being a Woman Rocker Today.
JUST IN TIME to celebrate the release of his debut, self-titled album, Oakland-based (but Berkshire-born) Fantastic Negrito lands in downtown North Adams to help launch Downstreet Art 2015! You do NOT want to miss this interview.
PLUS: Do You Care Where Your Food Comes From? Country of Origin Labeling Requirements on Track to Be Repealed.
Plus: North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright shares some of his perspectives on the future of the City and region.
We spoke with the creators of this magnificent volume, Juliet Flynt, Steve Lawson, and Joan Zegras about “Many Stages—A Portrait of Williamstown Theatre Festival; The First 60 Years.”
We are introduced to Deirdre, and, less than an hour later, we have a new old friend.
There really was no pressing reason to request an interview with Deirdre Flynn Sullivan, except that we haven’t spoken yet, which was reason enough. Turns out that our instincts were right on target. We spoke for about an hour and could have spoken for another hour, so why not pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us for a ranging, arts talk! Keep Reading
Molly Pinto Madigan relates her long (and, in our view, fated) journey from performance, to classical study, to music ethnoelectrogrammaticographacology, back to performance.
We’re glad she made it.
With a voice stolen from the Fae Folk, Molly Pinto Madigan has been enchanting audiences since she was a young teen. Her 2015 release, “Wildwood Bride,” does not disappoint; filled with longing and clarity, this ambitious effort confidently treads the divide between delicate and driven.
PLUS: Cheshire votes no on pipeline; Child traffic fatality in Adams, Hotel on North opens.
Munk Duane talks with INDIEcent Exposure about Life, Music, and more Life on our first episode
I really can’t thank Munk enough for his generosity and honesty during our conversation. I can’t think of a more ideal guest to kick off this show—his experience, talent, and attitude are all examples of the traits an entrepreneur musician needs to survive and thrive today. Give a listen to the show, and if you have any musician friends who could benefit from Munk’s tale, send them our way… Keep Reading