Skunk Cabbage is one of the earliest plats to appear in the spring. Photo by Thom Smith

Thom Smith Signs of early spring

By mid-March the magic of winter, like ice on our…

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Freeze and thaw, the weather has left beads of ice on stems by the Hoosic River. Photo by Kate Abbott

BTW explores Woods in the bare season

A week ago, I watched Carrianne Petrik-Huff take the temperature…

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Clouds frame the clocktower on a late winter afternoon at Mass MoCA. Photo by Kate Abbott

Are You Really My Friend? Tanja Hollander connects

In 2010, on New Years Eve, Tanja Hollander was at…

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Northshire Bookstore will hold a reading and talk with journalist Tanya Lee Stone on Girl Rising. Her, Ruksana appears on the film set, Kolkata, India. Photo by Kiran Reddy, courtesy of Girl Rising

Berkshire Calendar March 20 to 26

Film at the Crandell Theatre and women reshaping the world…

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Fiddler Kevin Burke will perform a concert for St. Patrick's Day. Courtesy photo by Cindy Funk

Berkshire Calendar March 13 to 19

Comedy and homebrew, Irish music and farm films, art openings…

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Internationally acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni speaks. Photo by Brett Weinstein.

BTW #Flashback Nikki Giovanni on life and liberty

When she walked in, the room burst into spontaneous applause.…

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A transparent rocket prepares for liftoff in 'Explode Every Day' at Mass MoCA. Photo by Kate Abbott

I wonder as I wander at Mass MoCA

Mass MoCA could have a writer-in-residence — I’ve thought that…

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