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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: […]

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 […]