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Jonathan Secor has helped sculpt North Adams' artistic core

NORTH ADAMS -- In 1998, the city looked and felt different. It had no Mass MoCA, no arts major at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, no Berkshire Cultural Resources Center, no MCLA Gallery 51 on Main Street, no performance series bringing jazz trombone, Haitian folk music and Pacific Island dance to the college, no DownStreet Art murals. Full Story
 
 
 
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Updated: May 15, 2014 6:32:35 PM EDT
Grammy Museum's new exhibit explores Laurel Canyon's music scene in the '60s, '70s

"What is up in Laurel Canyon/ The seat of the beat," sang Van Dyke Parks on his "Song Cycle" album in 1968. Full Story
Japanese honeysuckle is sweet but aggressive
Honeysuckle is a blessing or a curse, depending on why and where you plant it and which type you plant. Full Story

Grammy Museum's new exhibit explores Laurel Canyon's music scene in the '60s, '70s
"What is up in Laurel Canyon/ The seat of the beat," sang Van Dyke Parks on his "Song Cycle" album in 1968. Full Story

Japanese honeysuckle is sweet but aggressive
Honeysuckle is a blessing or a curse, depending on why and where you plant it and which type you plant. Full Story

Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
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James Corden to take over 'Late Late Show' March 9

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show. Full Story
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.