In the News: BVPAC is “Joining the Arts Parade”

Posted by: BVPAC on June 16th, 2012

In the News: BVPAC is “Joining the Arts Parade”

Richard Houdek, a writer for Berkshire HomeStyle Magazine, takes a look at the emerging arts scene in the town of Lee, Massachusetts in the June 2012 issue. The focus of the article is Berkshire Visual & Performing Arts Center’s (BVPAC) Good Purpose Gallery and Spectrum Playhouse. BVPAC is a project of the College Internship Program,

So Much to See and Do in the Berkshires

Posted by: BVPAC on October 25th, 2011

Berkshire On Stage recently published this great article on upcoming events in the Berkshires. View the article in it’s entirety here: http://berkshireonstage.com/2011/10/10/so-much-to-see-and-do-in-october-in-the-berkshires/ Saturday, October 22 at 8pm: ‘Striving for Tone’- The dynamic duo of Jeanne Laurin and John Sauer play tunes ranging from Cole Porter and earlier to Norah Jones and Nelly McKay. Suggested $10

The Lee Chamber of Commerce announces Friday September 23 through Sunday September 25 as Founders’ Weekend 2011. The 17th Annual celebration of the town of Lee features food and venders, entertainment as well as the first ever Lee “Idol” singing contest at the Berkshires newest entertainment venue, the Spectrum Playhouse. As always, Lee Founders’ Weekend

SEDF Featured in Berkshires Week

Posted by: BVPAC on August 22nd, 2011

SEDF Featured in Berkshires Week

By Amanda Giracca Special to Berkshires Week LEE – The first thing you notice is the light. Through a front glass window of the Good Purpose Gallery, light illuminates larger-than-life paintings of hollyhocks in bloom, exquisitely rendered in deep reds.

In the News: New Gallery, New Playhouse, New Horizons in Lee

By Nichole Dupont, iBerkshires staff writer LEE, Mass. — Lenox has Shakespeare & Company, Great Barrington the Mahaiwe and now the town of Lee has joined the ranks of Berkshire towns that play host to the area’s main cultural events.

By Dick Lindsay, Berkshire Eagle Staff Monday February 21, 2011 LEE — A local businessman plans to add another historic landmark to his downtown revitalization project. Michael McManmon and his Lee-based College Internship Program is poised to buy St. George’s Episcopal Church on Franklin Street and turn it into a visual and performing arts center.