Press About The Berkshires

Get out the greasepaint; It’s summer in the Berkshires by Jim J. Tommaney; Houstonpress.com

When the temperature heads toward the three-digit mark, my thoughts turn to the Berkshires in Massachusetts, where the arts flourish each summer, as prevalent as dandelions. The Berkshire Mountains were formed more than half a billion years ago when Africa collided with North America, pushing up the Appalachian Mountains and forming the bedrock of the Berkshires. Erosion over hundreds of millions of years wore these mountains down to the hills that we see today, but the evenings are cool, and some of the theater offerings even cooler… read more.