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Fresh from New York, curator Fionn Meade talks about life, art and...
Fresh from New York, cross-disciplinary curator Fionn Meade talks about life, art and the Walker's new show of black performance art.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Mideast participants see opportunity in Berkshire peace summit
With violence raging in the Mideast, a Berkshire-based peace organization is gearing up for its first intercultural youth summit for music and multimedia this summer.
Style Profile: Fionn Meade of the Walker Art Center
It's been only a few months since he moved to Minneapolis from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but Fionn Meade is looking very much like a man who has landed in a well-fitting perch.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
South China Morning Post
Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds
A study shows beef protein to have a much heavier environmental cost than that from pork, poultry , eggs and dairy products.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Environmental impact of beef, pork, poultry
Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
Daily Press & Argus
Study: One tick bite can equal two infections
If you're planning to spend quality time outdoors this summer, new research may give you another reason to guard against ticks.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
National Public Radio
An Elegant, Thoughtful Exploration Of Life In 'Two Italies'
I remember taking an intermediate Italian class in college, and to gauge our linguistic level of proficiency, the professor assigned us a short essay to write.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Music Mountain Presents Benefit Concert Featuring Peter Serkin, The...
Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 85th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the master pianist Peter Serkin and the acclaimed Orion String Quartet, July 19 , performing a distinguished program including Haydn, plus works for piano and strings by Brahms, and Dvorak.
A captivating exhibition at Transformer Station explores the allure of gazing at strangers
It's impolite to stare at strangers, for good reason. Prolonged staring can be seen as a sign of aggression, or perhaps unwelcome sexual attention.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Mass Live Arts brings performance, film and participatory art to Great Barrington
Mass Live Arts, a summer festival of contemporary and experimental performing arts, returns for its second year to Bard College at Simon's Rock in the Berkshires, through July 26. This year's offerings have expanded from performances to a rotating gallery of visual works by theater artists Andrew Schneider , Anne Gridley and Nature Theater of ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
MIT List Visual Arts Center's List Projects presents Sergei Tcherepnin
Sergei Tcherepnin with Ei Arakawa, ARCHICACTUS , 2012. Performance, 30th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Photo by Leo Eloy.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Lynne Cooke, renowned art scholar, will become senior curator, special projects in modern art, at the National Gallery of Art , Washington, effective August 11, 2014.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Albany Times Union
The Grand Union just outside Watervliet on Troy-Schenectady Road in Latham is the home of Grace Fellowship's Latham campus, as it's called, while in the Sycaway section of Troy, a Grand Union on Hoosick Street long ago became the home of Temple Beth El.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Can You Guess The Most Expensive Colleges in Mass.?
In case you weren't already overwhelmed with thinking about the cost of higher education, The US Department of Education recently released its rankings of the country's highest and lowest college tuitions and net prices using data from the 2012-2013 school year.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
An exhibition of works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection on view at Bard College
Ilene Segalove, All of My Pants Except The Ones I was Wearing - Fronts. All of My Pants Except The Ones I was Wearing - Backs, 1974.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Hudson Becomes Valley of the Art Galleries
If the art-world establishment jets around the globe from biennial to biennial, often within the span of weeks, what's a two-hour drive? In Hudson, N.Y., along the river in Columbia County and reachable by car or Amtrak, cheap rents have proven attractive to a host of full-time artists.
Trisha Brown, Bard SummerScape, Upstate New York
In her early dances, Trisha Brown eschewed the trappings of theatre. The work was transparently utilitarian, setting out problems and solving them in galleries, on rooftops and down the sides of buildings, without lighting or music or costumes.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
North Adams: Berkshire United Way grant funds a Berkshire County Goes to Collegea
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has received a grant award of $11,000 from the Berkshire United Way to support Berkshire County Goes to College, an annual event held by The Berkshire Compact for Education and MCLA.
Oboist Claire Brazeau Appointed to Los Angelas Chamber Orchestra
Music Director Jeffrey Kahane has named Claire Brazeau to second oboe of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra .
Hofstra adopts test-optional admission policy
Hofstra is going test optional, the large Long Island private university stated on its website last week.