Parties & Openings
July 21 - Pittsfield
Empty Stein Fundraiser
July 20 - Lenox
BFMC Brunch at Tanglewood
July 19 - Kinderhook
Sylvia Center Dinner
Berkshire Creatives Let the Sparks Fly
Berkshire Creative, the NGO founded to stimulate new job growth and economic opportunity in the region by sparking innovative collaborations between artists, designers, cultural institutions and businesses, held one of its SPARK! networking parties at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield on Tuesday, September 15. The Colonial’s executive director, David Fleming (with tuxedoed Dean Martin impersonator Richard Fabozzi, near left) arranged for back-stage tours of the immaculately restored 1903 theater, which has been so important to Pittsfield’s renaissance and the region’s creative economy.
Interior designer Karen Beckwith and photographer Scott Barrow; B.I.G. Ideas founder Kris Ronald Anderson with Orion magazine assistant editor Hannah Fries.
Berkshire Creative director Helena Fruscio and artist Diane Firtell.
Shakespeare & Company’s Jeremy Goodwin and Cultural Pittsfield’s Megan Whilden; Brian Paris and Ryan Weightman of Cultural Pittsfield.
MASS MoCA director of marketing Katherine Myers with QQ on 10/10 organizer Timothy Michael Kushi.