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Annie Selke sells American style from Bucolic Berkshires location, The Boston Globe

PITTSFIELD — Annie Selke’s office looks lived in. Her shelves and tables are piled with sources of inspiration: antique books, swatches of eyelet, a tray of binding tape, vintage ski sweaters, even a bright red beauty cap. “I like to see everything. It never occurs to me to look in a file cabinet. We keep […]

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Sci-fi pioneer Douglas Trumbull ready for new frontiers, The Boston Globe

By Ethan Gilsdorf New Marlborough Douglas Trumbull has a bone to pick with Hollywood. Cinema screens are minuscule. Projection is dim. Resolution and frame rate are low. The film industry’s “penny wise, pound foolish” attitude is akin to “making a $300 million movie and then showing it in 16mm,” says the visual effects master behind […]

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From Bali to the Berkshires: John Stanmeyer Comes Home, National Geographic

Story and Photographs by John Stanmeyer The National Geographic photographer welcomes you to West Otis and West Stockbridge, which embraced him as family. In our series My Town, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them. Seven years ago, home was literally in the middle of a […]

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National Geographic: Driving the Berkshire Mountains, January 2014

View more gorgeous photos taken in the Berkshires for National Geographic Magazine – click HERE for more.  

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Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative: Diane Pearlman to be honored by IMAGINE Magazine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 10, 2014 Media contact: Rebecca Barrow 413 528 4223; rebecca@berkshirefilm.com Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative’s Diane Pearlman to be honored by IMAGINE Magazine [Pittsfield, MA]—The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative is pleased to announce that its Executive Director, Diane Pearlman, was selected to receive an “Imaginnaire” Award at IMAGINE Magazine’s 2014 […]

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Pittsfield To Launch Citywide Celebration of Industry

Sunday, November 17, 2013 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — First it was a celebration of game of baseball’s roots in the city. Then it was the city’s most known author, Herman Melville. Now, the city’s Cultural Development director is preparing to launch a massive, citywide celebration of industry. The city accepted a $20,000 grant on Tuesday from […]

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Senate Approves Downing’s Heart-Healthy Bills

Downing at the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Heart on the Hill Day at the State House in June. Friday, November 15, 2013BOSTON — The state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved two heart-healthy bills sponsored by Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D-Pittsfield. The bills are S.1008, an act relative to newborn pulse oximetry screenings for congenital heart […]

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Patrick Announces Funds For Pittsfield Common, Streetscape

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Gov. Deval Patrick announced nearly $4 million in funding on Tuesday to finish major infrastructure improvements in the city. Patrick announced an additional $1.7 million in grants to complete the First Street Common project — providing the funding to finish it a year ahead of schedule and with all of […]

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Patrick Triples Investment in Cultural Facilities Fund

Tuesday, November 12. 2013 STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Public funding for the state’s cultural institutions will reach a new high next year, as the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund triples its output. Gov. Deval Patrick announced that the commonwealth will allocate $15 million in capital funds to the Cultural Facilities Fund in 2014 during a press conference […]

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Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board Officers and Members

Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board Officers and Members   October 8, 2013 Stockbridge, MA —Norman Rockwell Museum welcomed new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during the Museum’s annual meeting held on September 20, 2013. Anne H. Morgan was elected to the office of Chairman of the Board of Trustees, assuming the […]

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