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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: […]

Interview with Great Barrington Public Theater


July 11, 2022

The Theater Company’s Summer Season Features New Plays, Local Talent, Affordable Tickets Jim Frangione and Tristan Wilson of Great Barrington Public Theater sat down with Saint James Place’s Sally Harris to talk about their summer season. This local production company stages original work, presents new voices, and showcases powerful drama and laugh-out-loud comedy. And their […]

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. […]

Berkshire Bach, “Brandenburg” and Baroque


May 23, 2022

The Berkshire Bach Society is the oldest continuing member-based music organization in the Berkshires. In their 31st year, Berkshire Bach focuses their live music performances on J.S. Bach and Baroque music composers. Their popular “Brandenburg” Concerti, led by music director Eugene Drucker, is here at Saint James Place in Great Barrington on Friday, May 27th […]

Crescendo, Chamber Music & Christine Gevert


March 28, 2022

“Chamber music has always been special, as it has an element of intimacy and personal connection with the audience. We perform as if we were in the chamber with our audience members – there is no hiding in a large cast of musicians, as each performer is heard so clearly. Chamber music is basically a […]

Historic Restoration in Photos


March 16, 2022

A Little History Saint James Episcopal Church in Great Barrington was built in 1857. It’s a significant and early example of 19th century Gothic Revival architecture in Western Massachusetts, constructed of locally quarried blue dolomite limestone with a central tower, pointed arch windows, and exquisite stained glass. It was a long path to become the […]

Dynamic Late Winter and Spring Performances at Saint James Place!


February 9, 2022

Come to Saint James Place in Great Barrington for dynamic late winter and spring performances! We have six concerts and events before summer blooms. We are thrilled to welcome back several of our arts partners, including Close Encounters With Music, Clarion Concerts, Berkshire Opera Festival, Berkshire Bach Ensemble, and Olga Dunn Dance Company. Concerts and […]

Why Did Sally Harris Save Saint James Place?


January 12, 2022

Our own Sally Harris, co-founder and president of Saint James Place, was interviewed by the Berkshire Eagle for their Executive Spotlight. The focus of the article is on the historic preservation of this landmark building. So, why did Sally Harris save Saint James Place? Read the full article here. Read on for a quick synopsis! […]

Gratitude to Our Community


December 23, 2021

Saint James Place is honored to be part of the Great Barrington community. From Festival Latino of the Berkshires to chamber music featuring local and international musicians; beautiful weddings to The People’s Pantry: Saint James Place loves being part of not only the arts and culture scene but the community scene. Thank you to our […]