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Pittsfield’s Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Generates $25.3 Million in Economic Activity and Supports 762 Jobs Annually

Americans for the Arts Arts & Economic Prosperity IV Pittsfield, MA

The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $25.3 million in annual economic activity in the city of Pittsfield—supporting 762 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $2.2 million in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV national economic impact study. Continue reading

Cultural Pittsfield This Week April 6 – April 12

  Friday-Monday: A Separation at the Little Cinema The Little Cinema at the Berkshire Museum presents the Best Foreign Film Academy Award-winning A Separation,  a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage, set in contemporary Iran. Click HERE to watch a trailer … Continue reading

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: February 10 – 16

Friday & Wednesday: Young & Gifted Performance Auditions Berkshire County youth are invited to audition to be part of a performance showcasing young talent called Young & Gifted to be held Saturday, March 3rd, at 7pm at Barrington Stage Company’s … Continue reading

Skate park construction schedule on target

Skateboarders, bike riders and rollerbladers can expect to see a new skate park in Pittsfield before Thanksgiving, city officials said on Thursday. Construction is scheduled to begin today weather permitting, on a skate plaza adjacent to Pittsfield High School that … Continue reading

Pittsfield CityJazz Festival


Grace Kelly, Phil Woods, Armen Donelian, Gregory Caputo, and the Berkshires Jazz Youth Ensemble will be among the performers at the 2011 Pittsfield CityJazz Festival, October 7-20. Now in its seventh year, the festival comprises some two dozen concerts and … Continue reading

Berkshire Museum extends Geckos: Tails to Toepads through October 30‏


The geckos are sticking around! The hit summer exhibition Geckos: Tails to Toepads has been extended and will now be on view at Berkshire Museum through October 30. Geckos: Tails to Toepads offers an up-close opportunity to meet more than … Continue reading