• Kate Abbott: Where art meets industry - 07/31/2014 12:39 PM EDT
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    LIVE CHAT at Noon | What's happening this week in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont

    07/31/2014 11:45 AM EDT
    Chat live with the Berkshires Week & the Shires of Vermont editors and staff about this week's upcoming events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont. 
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    Making art from industry: Pittsfield celebrates its past
    07/31/2014 11:12 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- A week before the A.H. Rice Silk Mill officially closed in 2006, Evan J. Soldinger walked into the gallery at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts. At a reception for an art show, he spoke to Jeff Winslow, longtime owner of Wild Sage antiques on North Street, who told him the mill's owner, Jim Miller, might let any artist in the room to come to the mill in its last week of operation. Full Story

  • Uncovering the Mohawk Trail's treasures - 07/29/2014 09:07 AM EDT
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    Arts and community events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

    07/31/2014 11:42 AM EDT
    Arts and community events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont 
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    Nightlife at small venues in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
    07/31/2014 11:39 AM EDT - Nightlife at small venues in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont Full Story

    Calendar of arts and community events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
    07/24/2014 01:43 PM EDT - By Berkshires Week and the Shires of Vermont Thursday, July 24 ART Community Access to the Arts "I Am a Part of Art," annual art show and poetry reading, 5 to 7 p. Full Story

    Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
    Met Opera asks mediator to resolve labor gridlock

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal mediator is on her way to New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera. Full Story