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March 21, 2017

Why do we charge more than other hosts?

Recently a client wrote me asking: "I would also like to understand what the maintenance and hosting fee covers exactly, and what is included in that?" My response: Our annual hosting…
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May 10, 2016

Don’t let fear keep you from your goal

My business is helping other businesses pursue success. It's a pretty simple agreement - I work with you to develop the tools, the brand and the strategies that will help…
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January 15, 2016

The one simple mistake that keeps you from moving ahead

There's a difference between intelligence and knowledge. Intelligence is our ability to process, understand, analyze and think. Knowledge is the specific information we possess and have proficiency in. We can…
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December 16, 2015

The challenges of inbound and content marketing – and the opportunities.

I've been investing a lot of time recently researching the state of the art of inbound marketing and content marketing - from Hubspot a definition: "Since 2006, inbound marketing has…
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December 6, 2015

5 Extra steps to take with your e-commerce customers this holiday season.

Hi friends - we were just talking about the great performance figures that our clients' online stores are experiencing right now and had some ideas about good practices you might want to be…
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April 30, 2014

It’s not marketing until it leaves the building

"It's not marketing until it leaves the building" is something that I often am compelled to remind myself when working at Studio Two. Unfortunately it's also a mantra I have…
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March 25, 2014

State of Mobile

Attached here is a PDF and .PPT of my presentation to the Miami Arts Marketing Workshop on March 25th, 2014 regarding mobile websites. arts marketing presentation mobile web 032514 PPT…
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September 25, 2013

Mobile vs. Apps vs. Responsive – a primer

As mobile devices proliferate (tablets, phones - things with small screens and no wires...) the challenge of delivering an appropriate experience to those mobile users has increased - but things…
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December 7, 2012

Design Miami 2012

We attended Design Miami yesterday and truly enjoyed the exhibits - which span galleries highlighting historic collections of design gold-standard pieces to innovative new technologies, furnishings and experimental pieces. Its…
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May 13, 2012

Local Website Guru Big Asset to the Berkshires

By Clarence Fanto, Berkshire Eagle Staff Posted: 04/22/2012 12:05:31 AM EDT LENOX - Information rules. Content is king. Phrases I’ve always lived by, so it was encouraging to hear that…
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May 11, 2012

Blog like your life depended on it

Here's a note I just sent to an new project inquiry - a potential customer seeking to create a national-class ad-revenue content website around a particular niche topic. I applaud…
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March 13, 2012

New Markets

Here at Studio Two we're contemplating a big step into a new, urban market - potentially opening a satellite office for starters, seeking out new clients and ideas, and forming…
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January 22, 2012

December 2011 article in Passport Magazine about Kevin Sprague

Nov 21, 2011| Creating Brands, and Art By Douglas P. Clement Kevin Sprague at his business, Studio Two, in Lenox, Mass. Photo by Laurie Gaboardi. What Kevin Sprague does not…
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January 21, 2012

Social Innovation

Overview The client is a leading provider of hardware and software encryption and data security systems - primarily focused on high-end corporate clients and national government agencies. Their software architecture…
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January 21, 2012

Building Creative Economies

Overview: In 2006 Kevin Sprague joined other area leaders in crafting the "Report on the Creative Economy" for Berkshire County of Western MA as part of a larger "Berkshire Blueprint"…
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July 11, 2011

The Reinvestment Fund: Creativity and Neighborhood Development

Creativity and Neighborhood Development: Strategies for Community Investment From the transformation of a former plumbing factory into a vibrant, multi-use arts facility in North Philadelphia, to the development potential inherent…
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June 11, 2011

Building Creative Communities – CEX 2011

via youtube.com Here's a video of my presentation at the Creative Exchange in May 2011 at Mass MoCA entitled "Building Creative Communities". This is about my approach abou how organizations…
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May 29, 2011

Creative path to better economy – Berkshire Eagle Online

Sunday May 29, 2011 NORTH ADAMS On May 19 and 20, Berkshire Creative and NEFA (The New England Foundation for the Arts) co-hosted the Creative Communities Exchange at MASS MoCA…
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May 19, 2011

Artsboston.com presents at CEX

Great presentation about artsboston.com and the berkshire big list taking place at the creative exchange right now. Kevin Sprague Kevin@studiotwo.com 413-637-1374 Posted via email from Kevin Sprague
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May 18, 2011

Creative Exchange Presentation

via studiotwo.com Here's the link to my presentation that I'm giving at the Creative Exchange on May 19th, 2011 hosted by Berkshire Creative and NEFA. http://studiotwo.com/CEX/CEX%20version%202.html Posted via email from…
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May 6, 2011

I just donated – you should too!

via indiegogo.com I just made my donation to Berkshire Creative and you should too! Be a part of helping make our region better, stronger, more dynamic and interesting. Creativity Lives…
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May 6, 2011

Governor Talks Hearts, Lungs, Precision Economy in the Berkshires / iBerkshires.com – The Berkshires online guide to events, news and Berkshire County community information.

Governor Talks Hearts, Lungs, Precision Economy in the BerkshiresBy Nichole DupontiBerkshires Staff08:41PM / Thursday, May 05, 2011Print | Email | ShareThis Eric Chamberlain, president of the Chamberlain Group, explains the…
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May 3, 2011

Festival Genius

We've helped deploy a new film scheduling system for the Berkshire International Film Festival this year (http://www.biffma.com) and it is really cool. Built by the guys at SLATED it's called…
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January 22, 2011

Imagining Shakespeare

Get your Own copy of "Imagining Shakespeare" today! Only $35 plus S/H - Supplies are limited. More information here.
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January 7, 2011

Studio Two – Consulting on PROJECT Norman

via studiotwo.com Studio Two participated in the preparations and launch of PROJECTNorman - the public release of the digitized collections of the Norman Rockwell Museum. As an extension of our…
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January 6, 2011

Rockwell goes digital – Berkshire Eagle Online

via berkshireeagle.com Great to see this project going live. Studio Two is pleased to have been a part of bringing the project to the world and happy to see that…
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December 28, 2010

New website for Kristine Sprague · AIA Architect in Lenox, MA, the Berkshires

via kristinesprague.com New website for Kristine Sprague, AIA. Please take a look. It's a really nice presentation of her work and a great overview of her diverse skills. Posted via…
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December 18, 2010

Shakespeare & Co plans for a 2011 season with warmth, wit and wisdom « Berkshire On Stage

Shakespeare & Co plans for a 2011 season with warmth, wit and wisdom Posted by Larry Murray on December 17, 2010 · Leave a Comment  Heading into its 34th season, the…
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November 25, 2010

Seize sur Vingt – the film is up- Shot by Kevin Sprague

via 16sur20.com Check out the link to http://16sur20.com/ and the first item - the short film that we worked on in the summer is up! This was conceived and written…
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November 24, 2010

Berkshire Creative is a driving force in the Berkshire’s economy – The Advocate Weekly Online

via advocateweekly.com Nice article in the Advocate calling out Berkshire Creative and it's impact on the regional economy as well as a profile of John Neiner's success with Crane and…
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November 12, 2010

Shopping With Nancy Fitzpatrick for Guest Room Furnishings

via nytimes.com Nancy in Action! Great article in the NYT. This puts the heart into shop local. Looking forward to my stay at the Wigwam and watching the sun set…
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October 21, 2010

BLP Presentation

The slides from Kevin's presentation on "Creativity Means Business in the Berkshires" given at the Clark Art Museum to the Berkshire Leadership Program on 10/21/2010 are available here.
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October 11, 2010

Iambic Admonit: Interview with Kevin Sprague, Photographer

via iambicadmonit.blogspot.com A very comprehensive interview of yours truly by Sørina Higgins. Her questions and follow-up were about as comprehensive as you could possibly ask for. Thanks Sørina! and if…
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October 8, 2010

Modern stays in Massachusetts – Stonover Farm in Boston.com

via boston.com Boston.com and the Boston Globe are featuring a story about "Modern Stays" in new england and have included local favorite Stonover Farm in their write up! Tom and…
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October 2, 2010

NY Times review with Kevin Sprague photos for Hairspray at the Paper Mill in Millburn NJ

via theater.nytimes.com Nice review for "Hairspray" at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn NJ running in the NYTimes today with a couple of my photos. Great show, if you can…
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September 18, 2010

Berkshire Forum Presentation on Creativity by Kevin Sprague

via youtube.com Here's a video of my presentation at the Berkshire Forum Thursday, 9/15/2010. Posted via email from Kevin Sprague
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September 14, 2010

The Berkshire Forum 2010 | Cultivating Commerce, Culture and Creative Entrepreneurship

via theberkshireforum.com Looking forward to the Berkshire Forum today! Posted via email from Kevin Sprague
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September 12, 2010

Josh Billings 2010 – a set on Flickr

via flickr.com The Josh photos are up - a good collection of the best shots I took for 2010. See if you can find yourself! Please feel free to tag,…
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September 11, 2010

FT.com / House & Home – The Brooklyn of the Berkshires. Take a look

The Brooklyn of the BerkshiresBy Mark VanhoenackerPublished: September 11 2010 01:33 | Last updated: September 11 2010 01:33In western Massachusetts, three hours inland from Boston and New York, lies Berkshire…
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September 8, 2010

Well-deserved article in Berkshire Living on Ventfort Hall

via berkshireliving.com A very nice article by Christine Triantos for Berkshire Living about Ventfort Hall - it's history, restoration and present activities. Many people know that this has been the…
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September 3, 2010

Nice post Kaitlyn! Read it: Getting Creative at The Mount! | Eidetic Berkshire

I have had the chance to attend a couple of Berkshire Creatives smaller networking events but 3 times a year they hold larger “SPARK” events throughout the county and last…
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August 25, 2010

Interview with Helena Fruscio, Director, Berkshire Creative | Createquity. Great interview with Helena that everyone should read!

via createquity.com Great interview with Helena that everyone should read: She does a nice job of summing up the history, direction and role that the organization is playing in the…
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August 23, 2010

Theater Review – ‘Richard III’ – John Douglas Thompson in Shakespeare and Company’s Richard III

via theater.nytimes.com Shakespeare kicks it again! Shout out to Lizzie for landing the review, as always, and the cast and crew of RIII for nailing it, especially JDT! Posted via…
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August 18, 2010

front and center on Playbill.Com

Nice to see Barrington Stage front and center today on playbill.com. I keep telling people - BSC might well be one of our leading exporters in the region! Kudos to…
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August 4, 2010

The Young and the Restless | The Good Life In The Country

  As chair of the Berkshire Young Professionals, I sometimes feel like Sisyphus might have, rolling a giant rock up a hill that never ends. There are hundreds of smart,…
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July 29, 2010

Tag along on a trip through Americana in Massachusetts’ Berkshires | Travel | Dallas-Fort Wor…

By Catherine Mallettecmallette@star-telegram.com '' & --> '' & --> Now the first of December was covered with snowAnd so was the turnpike from Stockbridge to BostonLord, the Berkshires seemed dream-like…
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July 2, 2010

Tony SImotes story in Berkshire Living

via berkshirelivingmag.com Nice story about Tony Simotes runing now in BL. Here's the web version. Posted via email from Kevin Sprague
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June 21, 2010

First Look at “Sweeney Todd” at BSC from Berkshire On Stage – Thanks for the shout-out!

via berkshireonstage.com Larry Murray has hit the interwebz with the first review/preview of "Sweeney Todd" and starts his article with a nice shout-out to yours truly for the photos I…
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June 15, 2010

Marine Scientist Edie Widder: ‘There’s No Making This Right’ | Take Action.

By Martha Musgrove and John Koenig Marine scientist and deep-sea explorer Dr. Edith “Edie” Widder sums up what’s happening in the Gulf of Mexico in three words: “a hideous stain.”…
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June 14, 2010

Troupe Vertigo – a set on Flickr

via flickr.com I've posted about Mari Provencher's circus photography before and here's another set that she has posted. I think there's such great movement and form to these, and I…
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May 24, 2010

American Graphic Design Award Winners – 4 award-winning websites!

via gdusa.com We just got word that we have been awarded with four American Graphic Design Awards in 2010 for Website Design. The sites for Hancock Shaker Village (Brand new!)(http://www.hancockshakervillage.org),…
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May 14, 2010

Diaspora – a distributed, open source, secure social network with Facebook in its sights

GOOD THINKING Diaspora – a distributed, open source, secure social network with Facebook in its sights By Darren Quick 23:42 May 13, 2010 Diaspora – a distributed, open source, secure…
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May 10, 2010

5 tips for finding a community manager | VentureBeat

via entrepreneur.venturebeat.com Hey, here's an interesting article about the role of a "community manager" in organizations - that person in charge of social networking both virtual and real - an…
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May 9, 2010

New York Times – Summer Theatre

VIA New York TImes Skip to next paragraph Enlarge This Image Shakespeare & Company - PHOTO BY KEVIN SPRAGUE DAMMIT John Douglas Thompson will play the title role in Shakespeare's…
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May 6, 2010

From Barrington to Broadway- BSC delivers success after success.

via campaign.constantcontact.com Julie Boyd is really exporting the Creative Economy of the Berkshires like nobody's business. Click through and read the part of the post about "From Barrington to Broadway"!…
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April 25, 2010

Добро пожаловать! Welcome BlogTrotters! – Dividing My Time

via dividingmytime.typepad.com My friend Jennifer writes a great blog about her life in Moscow and her comedic take on all things Russian. Take a look and leave her a comment…
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April 17, 2010

Filmmaker Award

via berkshirebank.com Berkshire Bank is sponsoring BIFF this year and has a page where you can see the short films for this year's festival and vote for your favorite! There's…
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April 16, 2010

Facebook | design will change the way we live

via facebook.com Heather Rose is using facebook to connect and comment on interesting design sites and finds. It's an interesting thread that she is pulling together there if you are…
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April 15, 2010

Berkshire On Stage

>via berkshireonstage.com Larry Murray has launched a new website focused on the Berkshire Stage - a great move and kudos to him. I'm sure as the summer settles into full…
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April 13, 2010

ready…set…go: the books are here!

The "Imagining Shakespeare" books have arrived at Mullen Moving Co. in Pittsfield! I've got a spread sheet with everyone's info on it and mailings, distribution, etc is underway. If you…
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April 7, 2010

Shakespeare & Company – Open New Worlds – Lenox, MA

PLUS! "IMAGINING SHAKESPEARE" BOOK LAUNCH Photographer and photo artist Kevin Sprague will be signing copies of his new book Imagining Shakespeare, documenting the 15 years of photography and art produced…
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March 9, 2010

Shakespeare & Company – Season 2010 – Check out the online brochure by Studio Two and Kevin Sprague!

via shakespeare.org Hey, the 2010 season for Shakespeare & Company is live on their site and tickets are for sale! You can follow this link and see a cool preview…
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March 4, 2010

Design Museum Boston

via designingamuseum.ning.com Excellent NING portal to designingamuseum.org - an interesting project that has multiple facets - bringing to life a design-centric museum (virtual at this point, in terms of permanent…
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March 4, 2010

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Radioactive Bodega

via berkshireliving.com Check out the top-ten list from Lesley Ann Beck for why YOU should be at RADIOACTIVE!. #11 - Getting your photo taken with your kick-ass friends by Borg-Paparazzo,…
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March 1, 2010

Berkshires Events, Dining, Reviews and Feature Stories | The Good Life In The Country

via berkshireliving.com When is the thunderbolt going to happne? Posted via web from Kevin Sprague
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February 25, 2010

Sam Aquillano and Derek Cascio ready a traveling museum of local design – The Boston Globe

It began two years ago when Bose Corp. product designer Sam Aquillano and Philips Color Kinetics designer Derek Cascio were discussing ways to boost the profile of the Massachusetts design…
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February 20, 2010

Photographer Kevin Sprague To Speak at Norman Rockwell Museum During Artist & The Photograph Lecture on February 27 | Norman Rockwell Museum

Photo by Kevin Sprague. �Kevin Sprague. All rights reserved. Berkshire photographer Kevin Sprague will present a lecture about his work at Norman Rockwell Museum on Saturday, February 27, starting at…
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February 19, 2010

Highlawn Farm – Pure Jersey Milk Since 1923

via highlawnfarm.com High lawn farm rocks! Posted via web from Kevin Sprague
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February 13, 2010

I Love Espresso For You – theespressodude

via 412.dahiphopcorp.com Now here is a great article about one of our leading lights of Berkshire commerce - Barrington Coffee Roasting Company (www.barringtoncoffee.com). Imagine - making waves in Grand Cayman…
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February 11, 2010

Support your local artists!

there are less than 3 days left. 81% there. $415 left to raise. we can do it! if everybody can add a little bit (like $5) to their pledge, we…
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January 25, 2010

Fabrica | the Benetton group communications research center

via fabrica.it Have you heard about Fabrica? Design fellowships underwritten by Bennetton for design-focused people under 25. I'm not under 25 - if you are you should be applying to…
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January 20, 2010

Radioactivity at QPC – Studio Two

Radioactivity at QPC We were on-press today at Quality Printing for the IS183 Radioactive Bodega invitation. This beauty is going to be hitting mailboxes all over the region in about…
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January 19, 2010

Studio Two launches a new website about design, creativity, and work.

via studiotwo.com We're launching a new website - an addition to our home site, www.studiotwo.com. This new site is a place where we can show people more about what we…
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January 19, 2010

Nicholas Whalen – photos from Haiti.

via nickwhalen.wordpress.com Nick Whalen is in Haiti. Nick has had a long association with the troubled country and has travelled there numerous times over the last 5 years or more.…
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January 18, 2010

BCRC Packaging wins GDUSA Award! – also Barrington Coffee Roasting Co. Holiday Reserve Sulawesi Toraja | Drinks With Nathan

via drinkswithnathan.com Nice blog post about the new packaging for Barrington Coffee Roasting Co. It's great to see real-world customer experience out there with one's efforts. Oh, and by the…
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January 7, 2010

Pittsfield on Film

via berkshirecity.com A juried show of contemporary photography of Pittsfield’s urban landscape. January 15 -March 6, 2010 Lichtenstein Center for the Arts. I've got a shot of the old Eagle…
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December 26, 2009

Wise Elephant: Design and Influence » Blog Archive » Trend Analysis: The Lace Economy

We are now entering the Lace Economy (exiting the Web + Bubble Economy). The Lace Economy is both a fine-tuning of our networks and relationships, and a demand for services…
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December 15, 2009

We did it!

We made it! 223 backers, over $15,000 raised in 90 days! Thank You to everyone who had the faith, took the time, and believed in the project. Now I'll be…
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December 14, 2009

Tricks of the Trade: Branding for Artists

Kevin Sprague Here's the video of my tricks of the trade presentation. The link to the slides (hard to see them on the video clearly) is here.
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December 11, 2009

HubArts.com: Help kickstart designer’s Shakespeare & Co. book

December 11, 2009 Help kickstart designer's Shakespeare & Co. book Lenox-based designer Kevin Sprague is using the Kickstarter web site to raise money to publish a book on his work…
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December 1, 2009

“Imagining Shakespeare” has moved to the front page at Kickstarter.com! Pledge now and don’t miss out!

via kickstarter.com Wohoo! "Imagining Shakespeare" has moved to the front page at Kickstarter.com! We're going into the home stretch now, just 14 days to go and about $4,100 to raise.…
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November 23, 2009

Design Observer

via designobserver.com How great to see local landscape god and stone guru Jon Piasecki at the top of "Design Observer"! Jon is a friend and BCD dad and is also…
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November 13, 2009

Small-Business Guide – Marketing Your Business With Facebook

Business owner, you might want to friend Facebook. Skip to next paragraph Quick Tips: Identify a short list of goals before you begin. Show some personality in your page. Don't…
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November 6, 2009

Behind the Camera

Press opening for a fantastic new exhibition at Norman Rockwell Museum! This one looks great and if you are a fan of photography I really encourage you to go. Sent…
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November 3, 2009

Train think

Why are trains such good places to really get some thinking done? JK Rowling came up with Harry Potter when she was stuck on a train one day... Here is…
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November 3, 2009

Face to face

In NYC for a meeting with some wonderful people who work on branding on a big level (compared to Studio Two). Great to spend time with minds that think along…
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October 28, 2009

Becreativebarcamp

Becreativebarcamp is underway at the berkshire museum and the presentations are going great! this barcamp is clearly off to a great start as the speakers are well prepared and we've…
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October 27, 2009

Deval Patrick economic summy

I'm in Boston today at the governors day-long economic summit wearing my small business hat and my Berkshire creative hat as well. Great gathering of leaders from around the state.…
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October 26, 2009

Gilded Age Road Trip | New York – DailyCandy

With a getaway car (preferably something classic that requires driving gloves), you can make out like a robber baron in the colorful hillocks two hours north of the city.Eats, Loafs,…
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October 21, 2009

Photo shoot at the Papermill playhouse Nj

Shooting people and place at the Papermill playhouse in NJ thanks to Mark Jones. Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from Kevin Sprague
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October 15, 2009

Imagining Shakespeare » 100 Backers! — #kickstarter

via kickstarter.com 100 Backers and nearly $7,000 raised so far. Imagine - if 100 people showed up to support your project. Imagine - if all those people committed to buying…
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October 5, 2009

Art and Conversation

via nrm.org Launched the new NRM.org over the weekend: wordpress powered site that is a keystone in the long term strategy of building the institutions fluency in all things internet:…
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October 2, 2009

$5000 Reached!

We've reached the $5000 mark, so 33% of the project "Imagining Shakespeare" has been funded! This landmark is great news, and sets the stage for the rest of the campaign.…
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October 1, 2009

BERKSHIRE CREATIVE | Creativity Lives Here

via berkshirecreative.org Berkshire Creative is the best! Posted via web from Kevin Sprague
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September 30, 2009

‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ is a howl – The Boston Globe

via boston.com "The Hound of the Baskervilles" is getting some nice reviews in area and regional press. This is a particularly good one from the Boston Globe by Sandy MacDonald.…
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September 29, 2009

Help me Publish “Imagining Shakespeare” – Buy a book today!

via kickstarter.com Who's going to push us over $5,000? Just $50 to go and we will be 33% to the goal! Please help me out by pledging to buy a…
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September 29, 2009

BeCreative BarCamp | The BarCamp of Berkshire Creative: Sparking Ideas into Being!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 6:00-9:30pm The Berkshire Museum Pittsfield, MA Free Click here to present @ BeCreative BarCamp or click here to RSVP to attend! via becreativeconference.com BarCamp is coming…
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September 23, 2009

Community to the Project

61 BACKERS $4,350 PLEDGED OF $15,000 GOAL 82 days to go. The numbers tell a good story, but so much better is the names behind it. When I started out…
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September 21, 2009

Imagining Shakespeare — Kickstarter

via kickstarter.com My Kickstarter project broke the $3000 level today! Thanks for all the help everyone. Still a long way to go, but we have some time. Stay tuned for…
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September 20, 2009

The Great Josh Billings

Here's a video of this year's running of the Josh. A little long, but if you were in it, you can fast forward to where you think I might have…
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September 19, 2009

Imagining Shakespeare » Updates — Kickstarter

via kickstarter.com It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day (http://talklikeapirate.com/), so in keepin' with the spirit o' the day, here's a custom accordion Solo for "Imagining Shakespeare" supporter Allison, whether…
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September 16, 2009

Help me Publish my book!

I've launched my kickstarter project to get my book "Imagining Shakespeare" printed and published! It's a really exciting opportunity and I hope you will join me in making it happen.…
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September 16, 2009

Tub Parade in Lenox 2009

A bunch of photos from the Tub Parade in Lenox on 9/12/09 by Kevin Sprague. Lovely turnout, and fun to see the vintage fire equipment from Lenox Fire Dept. celebrating…
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September 15, 2009

The Great Josh Billings Runaground, 33d year!

The 33d running of the Josh Billings Triathlon in The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. Video by Kevin Sprague/Studio Two. Experience the sights and sounds of the greatest community race event…
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September 10, 2009

Facebook | BIFF 5th Anniverary Kick-OFF!

via facebook.com BIFF (www.biffma.org) is kicking off their 5th Anniversary Season with a bang in NYC with a super-exclusive preview screening of "Where the Wild Things Are" and it's going…
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September 10, 2009

Working at studio two

Just another day here at the studio, working hard on the full line-up for Berkshire Mountain Distillers!  Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from Kevin Sprague
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September 8, 2009

Help me get an invite to Kickstarter, part II

Help me get an invite to Kickstarter, part II from Kevin Sprague on Vimeo. Help me get an invite to Kickstarter to fund the publication of my book "Imagining Shakespeare"...http://kevinsprague.com/2009/09/get-me-an-invite-to-kickstarter/…
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September 8, 2009

Get me an invite to KickStarter!

Help me get an invite to Kickstarter (http://www.kickstarter.com/)! so I can bring my book "Imagining Shakespeare" to life! (here's the link to the FAQ on invites... http://blog.kickstarter.com/post/172227888/where-invites-come-from) I’ve self-published a…
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September 4, 2009

Jump in!

At the jump in! Show and enjoying the pittsfield art vibe! Go Meghan! Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from Kevin Sprague
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September 1, 2009

Theater Review – ‘Twelfth Night’ – Shakespeare and Company Turns Elizabethan Self-Discovery Into Child’s Play

Kevin Sprague Elizabeth Raetz as Olivia, and Ryan Winkles as Sir Andrew Aguecheek in “Twelfth Night.” Enlarge This Image Kevin Sprague Fine fools: Ryan Winkles, left, as Sir Andrew Aguecheek,…
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August 21, 2009

Downtown wireless – Berkshire Eagle Online

via berkshireeagle.com This is great news and good to see the Chamber thinking so forward. With all the discussion in communities around the country about free wifi, it's great to…
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CreativityPeopleUncategorized
August 20, 2009

Word x Word

via wordxwordfestival.com Third thursday in Pittsfield has a whole new dimension with wordxword festival. Thumbs up to Jim Benson, Jay P. Elling and all the other unsung heros behind this…
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August 18, 2009

Sienna Gallery – Innovative Modern Art and Craft

Sienna is a long-time client and friend of mine and Studio Two (www.studiotwo.com) and as a fellow small business entrepreneur, we talk a lot about the state of the universe…
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PeopleUncategorized
August 15, 2009

Lenox Coffee

via lenoxcoffee.wordpress.com Just tripped across this from FB to here. Great photo album of patrons at Lenox Coffee. The best part about this is that sooner or later, clearly, everyone…
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TheatreUncategorized
August 14, 2009

Terry Teachout Reviews Twelfth Night and A Streetcar Named Desire

via online.wsj.com Terry Teachout has a great review for "Twlfth Night" at Shakespeare & Co and for "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Barrington Stage Co. He says this about "Twelfth…
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August 14, 2009

‘Creative Districts’ Suggested to Support Cultural Endeavors – / iBerkshires.com

via iberkshires.com I had the opportunity to sit at the roundtable at MassMOCA yesterday with many other people involved in the Creative Economy and have a discussion with Gov. Deval…
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PhotographyUncategorized
August 12, 2009

Photographing the Nude at IS183.org

PHOTOGRAPHING THE NUDE I'm giving a class at is183 in September: visit www.is183.org for details (or read below) Kevin Sprague Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sep 26…
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August 11, 2009

Housatonic River Museum – Jump In!

via housatonicrivermuseum.com This should be a fun show celebrating all things water in our landscape. That's my son Matt jumping into the Stockbridge Bowl. WIth all the water in our…
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TheatreUncategorized
August 10, 2009

Easier Lies the Head That Wore the Artistic Director Crown at Shakespeare and Company

via nytimes.com Here's a link to the NY Times story that ran on Sunday across the spread with a couple of great big photos. I'm a huge admirer of Tina…
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PersonalUncategorized
August 10, 2009

Summer Sweet

via facebook.com This photo was taken on Saturday Night at the Pleasant Valley Gala. They had a great bonfire going and it was a lovely Berkshire night, with that interesting…
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CreativityPhotographyUncategorized
July 1, 2009

“Summer” by Edith Wharton – A film project.

My brother Carl has adapted Edith Wharton's novel "Summer" into a screenplay and we are playing around with shooting trailers to demonstrate the locations, talent, and story for potential investors.…
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CreativityUncategorized
June 15, 2009

Doing what I do

I recently returned from my 25th high school reunion. I went to the Hotchkiss school in Lakeville, CT. It's a prep school, which implies a kind of privilege and pampering,…
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PhotographyUncategorized
June 6, 2009

Fuzzy Edges

I have a collection of interesting and slightly exotic lenses on my camera shelf here, including a tilt/shift Nikon lens, a tilt/shift nikon knock-off I got from KievCamera.net and a…
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PhotographyTheatreUncategorized
November 7, 2008

A video experiment

This is the video I shot of "Dracula", Darrell Pucciarellos' Ballet Metropolis Production at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA on November 1st. My Nephew, Ruslan, danced the lead role…
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CreativityUncategorized
August 26, 2008

Where creativity lives and where it doesn’t…

So we're on this family trip around NY state to celebrate the end of August and the last gasp of summer. We drove out to Syracuse, Rochester, on to Niagara…
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ArtworkPhotographyUncategorized
July 31, 2008

Inspired by The Clark

We visited The Clark Art Museum last weekend for the Japanese-themed family day and I managed to breeze through the lovely "Like Breath on Glass" exhibit featuring works by Whistler, Inness,…
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PeoplePhotographyUncategorized
July 27, 2008

Last week’s photos

Here's a gallery of last week's activites in the photo department. I shot some harsh, dramatic portraits of Dennis Krausnick for his upcoming Lear Project, as well as a nice…
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PeopleTheatreUncategorized
July 25, 2008

Shakespeare delivers.

I called it. Othello at Shakespeare & Company is the hit of the summer in the Berkshires. Read this great review about all the current productions at Shakespeare & Co.…
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TheatreUncategorized
July 17, 2008

Shakespeare done right.

Just wrapped up shooting Othello at Shakespeare & Company and I have to say, this is Shakespeare done right. Everything was so clear - I was never lost. Watching Michael…
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PhotographyUncategorized
July 6, 2008

Rainy Day Photography

This weekend I did a 3-part photo shoot for Barrington Stage Co. for pre-production publicity photos. The whole shoot took less than an hour and a half, and I'm really…
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June 26, 2008

Reaching the Aha! Moment

So I think that I've broken over to the other side. Since the HOW conference back in May, I've been focused on transitioning my thinking over to web 2.0. What…
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June 25, 2008

Celebrate Sienna

It's Sienna Patti's birthday today: I know because it's the same day as my son Nicholas. If you know Sienna, wish her a happy birthday! If you don't, you should…
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PeopleUncategorized
June 23, 2008

My Brother Michael Rocks.

After years of work, My brother Michael is hitting it out of the ballpark. Wavepxress, his company, has been selected as the provider of video download services for NBC for…
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June 20, 2008

Overseas Perspective – Designit

Designit is a "Strategic Design Consultancy" home-based in Denkmark with office around Europe. I tripped across their site some years ago and I always find myself going back to it…
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PhotographyUncategorized
June 16, 2008

Nice day for a white wedding

I photographed a wedding for my friends Sam and Molly Saturday, june 14th. It was a hot, muggy day with a bit of rain in the middle, but it all…
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June 6, 2008

Lulu.com changes everything.

We've been producing a number of print jobs via lulu.com, the online, on-demand publisher. It's been a fascinating process, in part because it totally transforms your thinking about what it…
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Berkshire CreativeUncategorized
June 4, 2008

Mass. appoints Creative Economy Director

In a forward thinking move, the state has appointed Jason S. Schupbach to be the new "Creative Economy Director". Here's the article. This is an interesting development. I've been working…
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ArtworkUncategorized
June 2, 2008

Artist:Subject

Had lunch with my friend Sol Schwartz today, author of "Drawing Music, The Tanglewood Sketchbooks" and artists-about-the-berkshires. We had a great time and talked about everything, including the revolution of…
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CreativityUncategorized
June 2, 2008

Creativity is a muscle.

I often talk to people about one of my pet-peeves: Talent. Talent is one of those things that when you are a child people say "Oh, he's got talent" or…
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Berkshire CreativeUncategorized
June 1, 2008

Nice article on me in the Berkshire Eagle

There was a nice article about me in the Berkshire Eagle last week. Here's the link Here's the text. Thanks to Claire Cox for writing it and Ben Garver for…
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CreativityUncategorized
March 12, 2008

Great article: 1000 true fans

This article by Kevin Kelly is really something. I hope he writes a book on this topic. It's been completely refreshing to my brain to have read this. For years…
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PostmarksUncategorized
March 11, 2008

Postmarks at Guild.com

The Postmarks are making their debut at Guild.com. It's really exciting.This is a really amazing outfit, and it's been great working with them. .
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MuseUncategorized
August 13, 2007

What is this “Muse” project?

"Muse" is a 133 page graphic novel, a story told in images and words. This is not a comic book, but more of an illustrated journey. The story is about…
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August 12, 2007

Roots of the Muse

I've been explaining to a lot of people about the roots of the "Muse" book project that I've been working on the last 18 months or so. I thought I…
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May 20, 2007

Muse at the Berkshire Museum II

The Museum reception was great and a lot of people had nice things to say about the Muse prints. Thanks to Jason Houston for taking this nice photo of me…
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May 14, 2007

The Show is Open

The show is open at the Berkshire Museum. I think it looks great. Make sure to get up there right away as it is only up for a month. Kudos…
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May 3, 2007

Framing up for the show

The prints are almost done framing. Ron came down to stretch them and has done a great job. Now, how to get them to the museum?A lot of people are…
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April 27, 2007

Onward and Upward!

Wow! What a response. To all of you have ordered your books a great big thank you! If you haven't ordered yours yet (click on the button over there in…
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April 24, 2007

The new books are here!

40 perfect-bound copies of "Muse" have arrived from Book1One, a book printer in Rochester, NY. They did a great job and it's nice to have these copies in time for…
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April 21, 2007

Muse Flickr set

I've posted the Muse pages to flickr. It's not ideal (the text is hard to read) but I wanted the pages to be in a more public place.
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April 20, 2007

MUSE at the Berkshire Museum

4 very large prints from the book "Muse" will be on display at the Berkshire Museum as part of "The Photographers of Berkshire Living" exhibit on May 18-June 1, 2007.…
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PhotoshopUncategorized
April 20, 2007

Postcardviewer

Follow this link to see a very cool flash utility for displaying photos. WARNING. I ran a bunch of photos through this script and it may a: take a while…
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