Berkshire Landscapes Winter 2022, Photo by Ben Garver

New Kellogg Park in Morningside Brings Learning to Life with Literacy Theme 

PITTSFIELD — In the heart of the Morningside neighborhood, eight concrete sculptures rise from a group of 26-alphabet inspired figures on the corner of Lincoln Street and Wellington Avenue. The standing structures act as a hidden sign spelling out the name of a new literacy-themed gathering space: Kellogg Park.

BCC’s 40 Under Forty Winners to be Honored 

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC), together with partners 1Berkshire and Mill Town Foundation, will honor the winners of its annual 40 Under Forty Awards on Thursday, March 28 at 5 pm in the Robert Boland theater, located on the main campus at 1350 West Street, Pittsfield.

Tanglewood in the City is coming back to Pittsfield this summer 

PITTSFIELD — For the fifth consecutive year, Tanglewood in the City will take over The Common for an evening of family-friendly activities, food and music.

New Community Dance Initiative a Collaboration of Mill Town Foundation and Jacob’s Pillow 

DALTON — When Latin dance instructor and Berkshire Salsa founder Alan Franco left the Berkshires in 2019 to move to Northampton, his absence was keenly felt by enthusiasts who attended his regular social dances and took lessons to hone their dance floor moves.

4th annual Lenox Jazz Stroll set to bring the swing to Lilac Park 

LENOX — The sweet sounds of jazz will emanate from Lilac Park, from downtown restaurants and more when the fourth annual Lenox Jazz Stroll returns Sept. 15 and 16.

Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax Surprise Essential Workers With Pop-Up Concerts 

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — To thank essential frontline workers in the Berkshires for their work during the pandemic, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax performed nine surprise pop-up concerts in Lee and Pittsfield last week.