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Book reading with Caroline Hellman: Children of the Raven and the Whale: Visions and Revisions in American Literature,

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society 780 Holmes RoadPittsfield,
$10 – $15

Children of the Raven and the Whale: Visions and Revisions in American Literature  looks at how contemporary United States writers have responded to texts that were historically central to the American literary canon - including Melville's Moby Dick. In their rewritings and layering of new stories over older ones, contemporary writers chronicle a spectrum of […]

Literature, Lectures, and Talks

Victorian Quadrille Orchestra

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society 780 Holmes RoadPittsfield,

The Victorian Quadrille Orchestra presents dance music from the Civil War and Victorian era. The orchestra invites you back to a time before electronics and recorded music as they perform […]

History and Heritage, Music

Melville Biographical Research Lecture: Warren Broderick

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society 780 Holmes RoadPittsfield,
$10

Join Melville scholar and New York State retired archivist Warren Broderick as he presents newly discovered original source documents that will shed light on Melville’s life and work. Learn about previously unknown records that bear Herman’s signature as well as the first published reference to a missing novel.

Literature, Lectures, and Talks

Virtual: Samuel Harrison

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society 780 Holmes RoadPittsfield,

Join Ann-Elizabeth Barnes, author of "The Reverend Samuel Harrison." In honor of the birthday of Samuel Harrison, chaplain of the famed Massachusetts 54th Regiment, this presentation will illuminate this famed […]

History and Heritage, Literature, Lectures, and Talks