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Thank you, thank you, thank you. Another beautiful Solid Sound Festival in the books. Jeff Tweedy and friends close the weekend on Joe's Field.
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Food crusader Mark Bittman talks real food and answers questions from the audience. We're keeping tabs on which food truck he goes to now -- think we'll catch him with the dumpling cart's maple bacon goodness?
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There's a Nick Offerman at the end of the tunnel. Offerman popped up for a surprise performance in the tall gallery this afternoon -- one of Solid Sound Festival's many pop-up performances throughout the weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

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Solid Sound Festival by WILCO. Museum campus by MASS MoCA. Sunset by James Turrell. (?) ... See MoreSee Less

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Andy Shauf! ... See MoreSee Less

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Morning yoga beneath the trees to kick off day 3 of Solid Sound Festival.
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7 hours ago  ·  

"I know that everything is going to be okay when people show up for each other." -- Jeff Tweedy
Night two at Solid Sound Festival
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Kurt Vile and the Violators on Joe's Field! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Kevin Morby scene in Courtyard C. Kurt Vile, Robert Glasper, Wilco, and more to come. An idyllic day 2 at Solid Sound Festival. ... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago  ·  

Waxahatchee pops up for a surprise performance in Nick Cave's "Until."

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Downstreet Art

Day 3 of @solidsoundfest going strong with @potsonwheels in Courtyard A @massmoca #solidsound2017 #dsa2017 #getdown #namazing #intheberks ... See MoreSee Less

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The love chase... #wip at Woodshed. Visit us in the design lab @ 49 Main St. tonight until 2am #getdown #solidsound2017 #dsa2017 #namazing ... See MoreSee Less

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POW @ @solidsoundfest visit us in Courtyard A #buildacup ... See MoreSee Less

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We'll be at @solidsoundfest all weekend long, hanging in Courtyard A with @potsonwheels! Make a cup, shop the gallery, #getdown thanks MASS MoCA for having us. ... See MoreSee Less

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Community collage supplies are ready for making #dsa2017 #WoodshedVI #collagemarathon ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

North Adams Tourism

Good morning everyone!
We hope you all take some time on this gorgeous Sunday to explore our lovely little city in between enjoying all the fun at Solid Sound Festival 2017!
The downtown area is only a few square blocks and offers some great small shops and restaurants. For more info. on this weekend:
Hop in the car and your can explore more of our fine city. Information on culture, outdoors, attractions, shopping, and more can be found here:
#MyNorthAdams #WishYouWereHere The Small Business Revolution
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Tomorrow is Sunday and we'll be Open along with Persnickety Toys and Jack's Hot Dog Stand on Eagle Street!!! 😳😍 Come visit us!!! #myeaglestreet #mynorthadams #visitma #sundayfunday #solidsoundfestival2017

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Rain or shine, your farmers show up every Saturday! We're here in Center street until 2pm! ... See MoreSee Less

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We'll see you tomorrow morning at the market! Join us with the North Adams Farmers Market from 9am to 2pm on Center Street! ... See MoreSee Less

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Want to learn more about our vision for North Adams? Read the Executive Summary of our Strategic Economic Development Plan as well as the Progress Report for the Plan.



Welcome to Building 6: Mass MoCA’s 130K-square-foot expansion opens May 28 (5/16/17)

Through light and sound, Mass MoCA installation will use steeples to reinvigorate downtown North Adams (5/16/17)

Rep. John Lewis: `Get in necessary trouble’ (5/13/17)

North Adams Redevelopment Authority to meet on proposed purchase of Western Gateway Heritage State Park (5/4/17)

James Birge takes oath as MCLA president (4/21/17)

North Adams initiative aims higher after hitting fundraising mark (4/20/17)

Hungry for new business MCLA’s first Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge names healthy snacks the winner (4/20/17)

As bigger museum plans emerge, option to buy Heritage State Park on table (4/18/17)

Welcome to Art Country: Five institutions team up for cultural explosion this summer (4/6/17)

Reviving a relic of the Mohawk Trail: New name, new aim for old Redwood Motel (3/21/17)

North Adams bond rating upgraded by Standard & Poor’s (3/5/17)

‘Promise and hope’: North Adams mayor marks State of the City address with emphasis on progress (2/28/17)

North Adams awaits Small Business Revolution winner reveal (2/20/17)

Small Business Revolution sizes up North Adams as semifinalist for $500,000 prize (1/13/17)

With purchase of park, Mass MoCA becomes UNO Center’s newest neighbor (1/12/17)

2017 could be breakthrough year for Mass MoCA (1/2/17)



North Adams Eagle Street Initiative Launches; Exchange Project Grows (5/19/17)

Mass MoCA’s Building 6 Opens May 28 (5/16/17)

North Adams a Canvas for Mass MoCA Art This Summer (5/16/17)

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Tells MCLA Grads to ‘Get in the Way’ (5/13/17)

North Adams Planners Get Update on Greylock Works (5/9/17)

North Adams Authority Reviewing Sales Option for Heritage Park (5/6/17)

Richardello, Gaspardi-Febles Honored With Quinn Award (4/26/17)

MCLA Makes It Official With Inauguration of President Birge (4/21/17)

‘Farm to Hand’ Food Truck Wins MCLA’s First Entrepreneur Challenge (4/20/17)

North Adams’ Model Railroad Museum Eyes Sons of Italy Property (4/18/17)

Berkshire, Bennington Cultural Institutions Create ‘Art Country’ (4/6/17)

Mass MoCA Looking to Orient Visitors, Send Them Downtown (3/23/17)

Secretary Ash Tours Greylock Works Project (3/17/17)

North Adams Initiative Pursuing Eagle Street Crowdfunding Grant (3/10/17)

Alcombright’s Annual Address Touts Progress in North Adams (2/28/17)

North Adams Looks at Shorter Bike Trail Project (2/21/17)

North Adams Misses Out on Downtown Funding (2/22/17)

North Adams Looks at Shorter Bike Trail Project (2/21/17)

North Adams Will Know Small Business Voting Results Next Week (2/17/17)

Small Business Revolution Spending 2 Days in North Adams (1/13/17)

North Adams 2016 Year in Review (1/1/17)





MASS MoCA Director Joe Thompson Discusses Museum’s Expansion (5/22/17)

Crowdfunding Campaign To Beautify Eagle Street, North Adams (4/17/17)

North Adams, MA Is A Small Business Revolution Main Street Finalist (2/14/17)

Alcombright: North Adams Is On The Move (3/1/17)

North Adams The Focus Of National Small Business Competition (1/12/17)


The New York Times: A Museum Where Giant Art Has Room to Breathe (5/26/17)

The Boston Globe: Mass MoCA thinks big with latest expansion (5/20/17)

MassLive:North Adams wins $25,000 grant to improve historic downtown street (5/13/17)

The City of North Adams created this video of Mayor Alcombright talking about the Arts and Culture in North Adams – featuring our new brand in the background!

From Architectural Digest: The Art Capital of New England is a Former Factory Town (4/12/17)

From 1Berkshire: 1Berkshire Announces Winners of Esther Quinn Award (4/10/17)

From the Boston Globe:  Mass MoCA talks expansion (2/9/17)