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July 21 - Pittsfield
Empty Stein Fundraiser

July 20 - Lenox
BFMC Brunch at Tanglewood

July 19 - Kinderhook
Sylvia Center Dinner

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Stars Align at Biskind Book Signing

Friends and cinephiles gathered on Saturday evening at The Chatham Bookstore to hear Peter Biskind read from his new book, Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America, an authorized (the subject’s attorney’s posturing notwithstanding) biography.  Biskind’s first selection illustrates why Beatty is worthy of the serious consideration as a filmmaker.  The second, and all of the hilarious off-the-cuff anecdotes that followed, show just how infuriatingly manipulative the actor/producer/director is, toward no one more than his biographer.  Asked his favorite moment in the five-year process of writing the book, Biskind replied, “When it was done.” 


    Ross Levi, Peter Biskind, Sesame Campbell, and Sheila Sable


Writers Barbara Weisberg, Roselle Chartock, and David Black; Clellie Lynch and Rob McKeever


Calliope Nicholas; Dr. Ilze Butners, graphic novel author/illustrator Barbara Slate and Evalds Butners


Jan Moseman and Mary Busch; Jerry Berger and author Elizabeth Hess, Biskind’s wife.


Joanna Peters and James Raimes;  Chatham Wines & Liquor’s owner Karen Kazmar and Spencertown Academy Executive Director Mary Anne Lee


Author Ruth Reichl and Ann Raimes; author Wesley Brown and architect Ben Puccio

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Children’s book author and illustrator Emily McCully and Nation Magazine Editor and Publisher (retired) Victor Navasky; Clellie Lynch and Danny Lynch

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