Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

10/21/2014 08:32 AM EDT
NEW YORK >>At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs. 
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Bono has glaucoma, he reveals in new interview
10/17/2014 04:51 PM EDT - The U2 singer says the affliction is why he always wears sunglasses. Full Story

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Next Stage and Apron Theater Company present Eleemosynary

10/17/2014 11:44 PM EDT
Photos for Apron a Theater Company's upcoming production of Eleemosynary October 16-25 at Next Stage. 
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Aglet Theatre Company: Rom-com gets staged reading
10/14/2014 12:10 AM EDT - SHEFFIELD -- Aglet Theatre Company continues its first full season in the Berkshires on Saturday with Tony Award-winning playwright Joe DiPietro’s romantic comedy, "The Last Romance. Full Story

Arts News in Brief
10/11/2014 10:51 AM EDT - Session Americana with Jefferson Hamer at the VAE NORTH BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE) is excited to welcome Session Americana with Jefferson Hamer, performing for the first time at VAE's Basement Music Series. The performance is Friday, Oct. 17: Doors open at 7 p.m. Full Story

Berkshires After Dark: Weekend events honor nightlife of the '60s, '70s and '80s
10/09/2014 08:56 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Just call it a throwback weekend. The city will host two special events that hearken back to the height of nightlife in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Full Story

BIFF: 2015 film festival seeks submissions
10/04/2014 12:10 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON -- Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) is seeking feature, documentary and short films submissions for its 10th anniversary event May 27-31 at the Triplex Cinema and Mahaiwe Theatre in Great Barrington, as well as the Beacon Cinema in Pittsfield and other venues throughout Great Barrington and Pittsfield. Full Story

Barrington Stage Company 2015 Mainstage Season: 'LaMancha,' 'Yonkers' slated
10/04/2014 12:06 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Broadway veteran and Barrington Stage Company associate artist Jeff McCarthy will star in and BSC founding artistic director Julianne Boyd will direct the musical "Man of LaMancha" on Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage next summer (dates to be announced). Full Story

Glassworks open for Fall Open Studio Weekend
10/03/2014 09:42 AM EDT - READSBORO Readsboro Glassworks welcomes visitors during Vermont Fall Open Studio Weekend, October 4-5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Vermont Craft Council's Fall Open Studio Weekend is a statewide celebration of the visual arts that offers a unique opportunity for visitors to meet a wide variety of artists and craftspeople in their studios. Full Story

New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars. Full Story
Victoria Clark joins the cast of musical 'Gigi'

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark has joined the Broadway-bound musical "Gigi" playing a role she lately has been really enjoying — a mentor. Full Story
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s has some plastic surgery.