Italian Friends Visit ManhattanBy: - Nov 06th, 2014
Marta and Gianluca, 24 year old students from Umbria visit Manhattan and fall in love with the city. It was our pleasure to show them the sites, tastes and smells of Manhattan.
Celebrating a Famous Bartender and Rock CriticBy: - Apr 15th, 2014
On May 18, friends will join Dennis Metrano for “Dennis Appreciation Day” at the Newburyport Elks, 25 Low Street in Newburyport, MA beginning at 12 Noon. Back in the day at Daisy Buchanan's Metrano was the mixilogy master of the Boston rock world.
Town and CountryBy: - Mar 24th, 2014
Fulfilling a lifelong dream to hoist a pint of Guinness in a Dublin pub on my birthday. We were in and out of the city connecting with the Irish heritage of my mother and her ancestors. Encountering the whimsical poetic people in the city and touring the lush countryside and craggy coast there was much that rocked my bones and rattled my DNA. Here is a portfolio of images capturing the essence of that experience.
I Was a Solid Sound Rockumentary P.A.By: - Jul 02nd, 2013
During the recent Solid Sound Festival Jack Criddle, who grew up on the Mass MoCA campus as the son of its chief preparator, Richard Criddle, returned to town from his home in Brooklyn. He shares behind the scenes adventures as a part of the production crew of TrixieFilm which documented the three day event which drew just shy of 8,000 participants.
Cultural Synergy Raises Tide for North Adams and WilliamstownBy: - Jul 02nd, 2013
This time next year the Clark Art Institute will open its Tadao Ando designed campus expansion. Mass MoCA unveils its new Anselm Kiefer building this fall. That adds to its existing Sol LeWitt building. The resultant boost in visitation, as well as more events like the recent Solid Sound Festival, are a part of plans for the expansion and growth of business, tourism and jobs for a region with twice the rate of state unemployment. That's down from seven times the unemployment rate in the early 1990s.
New York Critic Edward Rubin on the FlyBy: - Dec 10th, 2012
New York critic Edward Rubin is on the short lost of my most amusing, eccentric and entertaining friends. In this thumbnail portrait of the artist we come to know just a teenie bit about him and how he came to be Fast Eddie. So famous that there is a Manhattan saloon named for him in neon.
Realizing Dreams of Nazi Survivor Dr. Ludwig GuttmanBy: - Aug 30th, 2012
Acceptance, perseverance, conviction, power of persuasion and a desire to transcend difficulties and adversities across countries motivated Dr. Ludwig Guttmann to not only create the first worldwide spinal cord injuries center but also the Paralympic Games. This man single-handedly transformed pain into poise and pride hence realizing his dream.
Broadway Bound for Fall 2013By: - Jul 04th, 2012
While in Williamstown this summer Bradley Cooper discussed his Elephant Man production co starring Patricia Clarkson. It proved to be a sold out run and the most sought after ticket of the Berkshire season. Here is what he said about a play that has obsessed him since it was his graduate thesis.
Monthly Family FunBy: - Jun 27th, 2012
In the past few years Third Thursdays have drawn big crowds to downtown Pittsfield, Our album of images shows why.
Five Minutes One on OneBy: - Jun 26th, 2012
David Hyde Piece is directing Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest which launches the Main Stage season for the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Most audience know him from an eleven year stint as Dr. Niles Crane in the hit TV comedy series Frasier. It took just five minutes of intense quality time to discover that there is more to him than that. But how much can you know about somebody in five minutes. Hey. Show Biz.