3rd Thursdays http://wamc.org en Pittsfield Cultural Force Leaving City Post http://wamc.org/post/pittsfield-cultural-force-leaving-city-post <p>A cultural force in Pittsfield is leaving her post within city government.</p><p><a href="http://www.cityofpittsfield.org/city_hall/arts_and_culture/staff.php" target="_blank">Megan Whilden</a>, the city’s first director of cultural development, will be leaving the position she’s held for the past nine years. She will step down on May 16, the day after this year’s first <a href="http://discoverpittsfield.com/3rdthursdays/" target="_blank">3rd Thursdays</a> street festival, an event she helped create in 2007 that has since grown into an attraction for thousands.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 88341 at http://wamc.org Pittsfield Cultural Force Leaving City Post 3rd Thursday Wraps Up for the Year in Pittsfield http://wamc.org/post/3rd-thursday-wraps-year-pittsfield <p>Tonight’s 3rd Thursday is the last of the year in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:34:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 75788 at http://wamc.org 3rd Thursday Wraps Up for the Year in Pittsfield Sciences the Focus for Upcoming 3rd Thursday http://wamc.org/post/sciences-focus-upcoming-3rd-thursday <p>Pittsfield’s upcoming <a href="http://discoverpittsfield.com/3rdthursdays/" target="_blank">3<sup>rd</sup> Thursday</a> will showcase the best of Berkshire County’s science and technology initiatives.</p><p>“There’s going to be robots, rockets, rocket launchers, an air cannon, and one of my personal favorites, the Mentos and soda-pop experiment," said the city’s <a href="http://www.cityofpittsfield.org/city_hall/arts_and_culture/staff.php" target="_blank">Cultural Development Director Megan Whilden</a>.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:53:41 +0000 Jim Levulis 71430 at http://wamc.org Sciences the Focus for Upcoming 3rd Thursday