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Festive December at Saint James Place

December 3, 2021

Come to Saint James Place for a festive December in Great Barrington! We are offering seven holiday season concerts and events before the end of 2021! We are thrilled to welcome back several of our arts partners, including Clarion Concerts, Vocalis Youth Choir, Berkshire Lyric, and Aston Magna. And we have to admit, we’re thrilled […]

Upstairs at Saint James Place with Great Barrington Public Theater

November 3, 2021

We recently chatted with Jim Frangione of Great Barrington Public Theater.  Jim is the founder of this new and exciting theater company, which has its administrative office on the second floor here at Saint James Place. (Read about Great Barrington Public Theater’s upcoming reading: “Walking Evil–How Man’s Best Friend Became Man’s Worst Enemy” on November 28.) […]

How Will Weddings Look in 2022?

October 28, 2021

Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and we still have to adjust our lives to accommodate this altered reality. Socializing, traveling, eating out, shopping, movies, dropping the kids at school: all our habits and rituals have been transformed. And no ritual has been more affected than weddings. Even now, every detail of the wedding has […]

Festival Latino of the Berkshires Celebrates 25 Years

September 13, 2021

Saint James Place hosts Festival Latino of the Berkshires on Saturday, September 25th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The festivities will take please here and at the Great Barrington Town Hall. The festival will celebrate 25 years in the Berkshires! Liliana Ortiz- Bermudez, one of the founders, took a moment to answer a few questions for […]

Secret Scenic Walks and Hikes in and around Great Barrington

September 1, 2021

Did you know that approximately 69% of the town of Great Barrington is forested? Another 10% is farm land and pasture. And we all know about our Berkshire Mountains. No wonder there are so many gorgeous spots to appreciate the beauty of nature in and around our small town. Check out some of these walking trails […]

A Perfect Summer Wedding in the Berkshires

August 10, 2021

Saint James Place in Great Barrington was the site of a truly beautiful sunny-summer wedding ceremony.  Victoria and Dan chose Saint James Place for their wedding after the first visit. They fell in love with the stunning stained glass and elegance of Saint James Place and found it the perfect location for their summer wedding in the Berkshires. […]

Watch & Listen! Music of Hope

July 16, 2021

Watch and listen! “Music of Hope” is a gorgeous concert that was filmed at Saint James Place in May. Jazz and Classics for Change wants you to enjoy it too! Click the play arrow below and enjoy musicians are Ashley Bathgate, cello, and Gili Melamed-Lev, piano. JCfC’s mission is to connect and to heal through […]

Restored Sedilia are Part of Our History

June 18, 2021

History surrounds us here at Saint James Place. The newest old elements at our arts and culture center are two restored sedilia. They’re gorgeous! What ARE sedilia, you may ask? (We have two seats, so to be correct in Latin we should write sedile…but we’re going to stick with sedilia for this post, if you […]

Sustainable Wedding Ideas for in the Berkshires and Beyond

May 5, 2021

If the pandemic has taught us anything here in the Berkshires, it’s that the traditions we hold dear are strong, resilient, and adaptable. Who knew a micro wedding could rival the most elaborate gala in beauty, elegance, and joy? As we have been forced to adapt to changes in traditions that we once viewed as […]

Live Dance Performance: “Six by One” Olga Dunn Dance Company

April 9, 2021

Six Diverse Dance Pieces in Our Spacious Sanctuary Space The highly regarded and always innovative Olga Dunn Dance Company will perform at Saint James Place on May 15th at 7:00 pm. We’re thrilled to have the company here as the first performance – live dance performance at Saint James Place! – since the shut-down of […]