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    FreshGrass finds its jam at Mass MoCA

    09/22/2014 06:49 AM EDT
    NORTH ADAMS -- The septet under the tall blue tent at Sunday's FreshGrass Festival was playing a lively version of the Grateful Dead's "Rosa Lee McFall."
    Photo Gallery | 2014 FreshGrass Festival at Mass MoCA  
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    Shakespeare & Company's 'Private Eyes' | Comedy-thriller begins performances tonight
    09/20/2014 04:58 PM EDT - LENOX - Shakespeare & Company begins its fall season 7:30 tonight with the first preview performance of Steven Dietz' comedy-thriller "Private Eyes. Full Story

    Postcard Perfect Bennington presentation on Sunday
    09/17/2014 09:57 PM EDT - On view at the Bennington Museum through October 27 is Postcard Perfect Bennington. The exhibition includes forty-one postcards of the over 800 in the museum’s collection. Picture postcards and tourism came of age together in early twentieth century Vermont. In 1907, Congress authorized postcards with space for both the address and a message on the back, leaving the front available for an Full Story

    Oldcastle going Broadway for annual fundraising cabaret
    09/17/2014 09:57 PM EDT - Oldcastle Theatre Company presents "Bringing Broadway to Bennington: 2014 Cabaret and Auction." The fundraiser will take place at the theater at 331 Main St. in Bennington from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 19. Tickets are $50 per person and $90 for a couple. The cast of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" and some of your favorite Oldcastle singers will be performing as you bet on great Full Story

    Stoneware Collectors Present ‘An Overview of Columbia County, New York Stoneware’
    09/17/2014 09:57 PM EDT - The Stoneware Collectors’ Group will meet at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 19 in the Bennington Museum’s Ada Paresky Education Center to hear a presentation by Jon Meredith entitled "An Overview of Columbia County, New York Stoneware." Open to the public, the lecture is included with the $10 admission to the Bennington Museum. Full Story

    Art on the Hill returns, with Stacy Gates and ‘The Junk Man'
    09/16/2014 11:27 AM EDT - MANCHESTER - The Southern Vermont Arts Center's free, annual, outdoors family fun day, Art on the Hill, returns to the campus on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Along with the anticipated array of arts and crafts, an incredible scavenger hunt, face painting, plein air (outdoors) painting instruction, button making and much more, this year marks the return of Stacy Gates - Full Story

    SVAC presents ventriloquist, comedian and magician Andy Gross
    09/16/2014 11:27 AM EDT - MANCHESTER - The Southern Vermont Arts Center is pleased to present magician, comedian and ventriloquist Andy Gross, who will be performing one show in the Arkell Pavilion, at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 20. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children 16 and younger; children of SVAC members are free with paying adult. Full Story

    QuiltFest returns this weekend at MAUMS
    09/10/2014 10:20 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- More than 120 quilts will be on display during the 21st Bennington QuiltFest presented by the Quiet Valley Quilters’ Guild of Bennington on Saturday, September 13th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mount Anthony Union Middle School on East Road. Full Story

    Bennington College opening multimedia exhibition Tuesday
    09/10/2014 10:20 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Slipped Gears, a multimedia exhibition featuring the work of nine artists, opens in Bennington College’s Usdan Gallery on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 pm. The show offers challenging responses to a moment of tectonic cultural transition, when technology increasingly resides in and around us. Full Story

    Cantrip coming to Meetinghouse Café
    09/10/2014 10:20 PM EDT - BENNINGTON The Scottish band Cantrip will perform at Bennington’s Meetinghouse Café this Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. The trio includes piper Dan Houghton, fiddler Jon Bews and guitarist Eric McDonald. Cantrip has been captivating audiences on both sides of the Atlantic for more than a decade with its driving blend of twin fiddles, bagpipes and guitar. Full Story

    Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers. Full Story
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    Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism

    The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.