There's Always Something Wonderful Here at Saint James Place!

Michael Pizzi Brings Popular Music — And Lots of Heart — to the Stage

November 1, 2023

  MPZ Productions and Touching Humanity, Inc. brought Broadway to Great Barrington with their Andrew Lloyd Webber Songbook back in August. Next up is The Tony Bennett Songbook with two performances on November 19 — popular music at its very best. Now’s the perfect time to learn about the man behind these productions: Michael Pizzi. […]

Olga Dunn’s Passion for Dance

May 9, 2023

“Every arts organization needs a home base, and Saint James Place has become that for us.” We see artistic director Olga Dunn’s passion for dance on a regular basis. The Olga Dunn Dance Company rehearses and performs at Saint James Place; we watch the performance pieces move from “in process” to beautiful completion on our […]

Is Great Barrington Worth Visiting in The Winter? 5 Activities To Do ASAP

March 15, 2023

It’s almost spring in the Berkshires…and you know what that means: snow! For those of us who live here, we’re used to it even if we don’t love shoveling out of our driveways in March. If you’re from out of state, you might be wondering “Is Great Barrington Worth Visiting in the Winter?” The answer is […]

Saint James Place Receives Beautification Award from Southern Berkshire Chamber

December 21, 2022

Wonderful Community Recognition! Sally and Fred Harris, founders of Saint James Place, received the 2022 Beautification Award from the Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce “In recognition of their restoration of the Saint James Place Rectory, the renaissance of both beautiful historic buildings, and their investment in our community.” Sally and Fred happily accepted the acknowledgement at […]

Interview With the Great Barrington Arts Market!

November 25, 2022

Watch this interview with the Great Barrington Arts Market founders Molly St. Andre and Kris Kanter. Molly and Kris sat down with Saint James Place president Sally Harris to talk about the Delightful and Delectable Holiday Market here Saturday, December 3, 10 – 4, and Sunday, December 4, 10-3.  This curated market features local artisans […]

Interview with…Clarion Concerts

October 31, 2022

Eugenia Zukerman and Dave Hall of Clarion Concerts sat down with Sally Harris, President of Saint James Place Cultural Center, to speak about their Baroque chamber music organization, celebrating its 65th year. This interview is part of our “Interview With” Series. Dave Hall, Clarion President, says that the concert series was founded by Newell Jenkins […]

Gorgeous Fall Foliage in Great Barrington

October 27, 2022

The gorgeous fall foliage in Great Barrington bursts with vibrancy and spurs us to take in the beauty…and prepare for the winter ahead. Whether you walk around our favorite town in the Southern Berkshires or venture further out, you’ll enjoy the color all around. If you want to get out of town, here are a […]

Interview With…Festival Latino of the Berkshires!

September 12, 2022

Liliana Ortiz-Bermudez and Erica Wainwright Vélez of Festival Latino of the Berkshires sat down with Sally Harris to talk about the popular festival’s history and future. In its 26th year, the festival celebrates Latino diversity, arts and culture. This video is part of Saint James Place’s “Interview With” series. Festival Latino of the Berkshires takes […]

Rhinos in Great Barrington? 3 Questions (and Answers)!

August 18, 2022

Rhinos in Great Barrington? Rhinoceros by playwright Eugene Ionesco will be performed as a lively reading – free and open to the public – for one night only here at Saint James Place on Saturday, August 27 at 7:00pm in our East Room: seating limited to 85! Rhinoceros is a quasi-allegorical play in three acts: […]

Aston Magna Is Back!

July 7, 2022

Aston Magna Music Festival is back at Saint James Place with a roster of chamber music concerts – four, to be exact – and celebrating its 49th year. Aston Magna presented its first concert of the summer season here on June 30 and offers upcoming concerts on July 9, 16 & 23. Buy tickets here. […]