From Berkshire On Stage: Larry Murray offers his Top Six Picks on the Berkshires’ cultural calendar for the Memorial Day Weekend.
From Foss Forward: Sara Foss offers up her Top 20 all-time cover songs.
From Albany Poets: The Nitty Gritty Slam – which takes place at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany every other Tuesday – is hoping to raise enough money to go to the national competition in Charlotte, North Carolina in August, and they need to raise $400 by Thursday (May 31). Can you help them out?
From Rural Intelligence: Bess J.M. Hochstein interviews the hauntingly cinematic photographer Gregory Crewdson about his work, as well as the upcoming documentary film, “Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters,” which has been selected as the closing film of the upcoming Berkshire International Film Festival.
From Chuck Miller: Comparing the NBC-TV drama “Awake” to Philip K. Dick’s “UBIK,” “The Prisoner” and “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”
From Right Now: Mark McGuire writes: “Led Zeppelin II climbs stairway to heaven”
From the Sanctuary for Independent Media: Occupy this! A nifty video of Tom Morello and his Guitarmy in NYC on May Day, 2012.
From the Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy reviews the old-school soul throwdown of Tre Williams & the Revelations at Club Helsinki in Hudson, 5/19/12