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  • Olympia Dukakis, John Douglas Thompson Star In 'Mother Courage'

    Over at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. the main stage shows presented in repertory are: Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” and “Richard II” and Bertolt Brecht’s “Mother Courage and Her Children,” starring Olympia Dukakis.
  • Travel with a classic touch, and a picnic blanket, to Massachusetts' Tanglewood

     Travel with a classic touch, and a picnic blanket, to Massachusetts' Tanglewood
    Lenox, Mass. — Travelers come to the Berkshires in western Massachusetts for the mountains and the museums, the camping and the theater, the just-off-the-boil summer days that fade into cool evenings and single-blanket nights. But most of all they...

    City Lights: Children go nutty for Nutter's tale

    One of my favorite quotes about writing comes from the 19th-century novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, who said, "Easy reading is damn hard writing." That may be the mantra of anyone who has ever attempted to write a children's book. When I was in college, a...

    Check It Out: History buffs remember the Civil War

    Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter in Charleston harbor, the opening salvo of the Civil War (1861-1865). Commemorative efforts are underway in many parts of the country. States have formed sesquicentennial...

    Theater review: 'Charm' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

    Theater review: 'Charm' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    It takes a special kind of courage to buck the tide, ignore convention and march to the beat of a different drummer. Such was the courage possessed by early feminist Margaret Fuller, who lived from 1810-1850. She raised eyebrows by learning Latin,...