MONTPELIER — A new weekend pop-up boutique in the Capital City is drawing fans of retro, vintage, antique and chic fashionwear.
The Vienna Boys Choir traces its history back to the 14th century and, until 1918, it sang exclusively for the imperial court, state occasions and church Masses. Today, it is one of the world’s most famous touring ensembles, with a repertoire that reflects its tradition yet embraces the musi…
From three continents, and with hand stitching from over a century ago and recently, all of the components of Janie Cohen’s “To Wrap Our Love” are fabric that in some way wraps and protects the wearer.
In “Pride and Prejudice,” young Elizabeth Bennet fights 19th-century strictures about love and marriage, while Kate Hamill’s comic adaptation of the 1813 romantic novel pushes those rules and just about everything else nearly over the edge.
MONTPELIER — The “big reveal” of a conceptual design for the Confluence Park at the Taylor Street Transit Center in the Capital City came at a meeting at City Hall last week.
EAST MONTPELIER — Animal lovers are being encouraged to sign up and support the annual Fur Fest next month, the second-largest fundraiser for the Central Vermont Humane Society.
Exquisite granite figures to hand-woven tapestries and intricate fiber art to paintings of women you would really like to meet to an immersive taut string installation: September brings an abundance of engaging exhibitions to Studio Place Arts.
NORTHFIELD — Norwich University honored veteran alumni and outgoing President Richard Schneider at a ceremony Saturday during bicentennial homecoming celebrations this weekend.
MONTPELIER – Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced that François Clemmons of Middlebury would receive The 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the highest honor presented to an artist by the state of Vermont.
Galen Cheney and Tessa G. O’Brien’s dual exhibition opened this week in the Contemporary Gallery at Montpelier’s T.W. Wood Gallery. Accompanying it, the Wood’s Hallway Gallery is filled with color and light with the group exhibition of the Vermont Pastel Society.
Volunteer Susie Turner has known about gleaning since childhood, when her grandparents had a print of a painting called “The Gleaners.” For her and other Community Harvest of Central Vermont volunteers, gleaning means spending time on farms, gathering surplus food from the fields after the f…
MONTPELIER — It was back to school for students in the Montpelier-Roxbury Public Schools District last Thursday and, by all accounts, it was a happy and joyful return for all.
“Shakespeare’s Will,” by Canadian playwright Vern Thiessen, begins with William Shakespeare’s widow being handed the Bard’s will at his funeral. Instead of reading the will, Anne Hathaway remembers their unusual relationship, Catholic in public, in private, “their own kind of marriage.”
If the success of a music festival is judged by its longevity, then the New World Festival, Sunday Sept. 1 this year, is a huge success.
NORTHFIELD – The Veterans’ Place celebrated its 10th anniversary with live music, food and continued support for veterans who are struggling to integrate back into society after returning home.
Nearly 20 faces look out: classically rendered drawings and sculptures by Agathe McQueston of Montpelier in her solo exhibition, “A License to Stare.” The exhibition continues through Aug. 30.
NORTHFIELD – This week a group of middle school girls and gender non-conforming youth took part in a woodworking camp meant to show them what the trades are about.
For the 27th year of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival, instead of unusual and seldom-heard classical works, founder and artistic director Peter Sanders decided to program what he wants to play.
MONTPELIER — The work of the emergency services in the Capital City to address mental health issues in crisis situations has been highlighted as part of a model being replicated in other rural regions nationwide.
In Donald Margulies’ 1996 Pulitzer-nominated drama “Collected Stories,” two writers, a respected author of short stories and her precocious protégée, find themselves at odds over ethical issues – and they both take it very personally.
MIDDLESEX — The rural delights of Vermont are a big attraction for a 12-year-old New York City girl who arrived Wednesday for her fourth annual visit, courtesy of the Fresh Air Fund.
MONTPELIER — Local leaders spoke fondly of Vermont Humanities Council founder and former executive director Victor R. Swenson following news of his death Thursday. He was 84.
Norman and Ethel Thayer have gone to their cottage on a lake in Maine every summer for over 40 years. Beginning Friday, the Valley Players will present Ernest Thompson’s 1979 play “On Golden Pond.”
BARRE — There is a chipmunk crossing between Neptune and Uranus, school buses will soon roll regularly between Jupiter and Saturn, and the sun is ironically located in the shade — not far from the trail that leads to the local dog park.
BARRE — This year’s annual Paletteers art show will be held in the Milne Room of Aldrich Public Library from July 20 through Aug. 16. This year’s show is dedicated to longtime Paletteer Conrad Beaudin, of Barre.
It was only 6 o’clock in the morning when Elisa Van Duyne got in line outside a casting office in New York City, among almost a thousand hopeful actors to audition for a revival of the infamous Broadway show “42nd Street.” But her story ended differently than most — she got the part.
MONTPELIER – There were “queens,” but no drama at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library on Saturday. Not, that is, unless you count a uniformed police officer gamely posing for a photograph with a couple of colorful drag queens before he and his partner went on their way and Nikki Champagne and Emoji …
WORCESTER — The vibes were very good in Worcester on Thursday as the tiny community celebrated Independence Day with a mix of flowers and Powers and a nod to the 50th anniversary of a fabled music festival.
Kinney Drugs announced Friday it would stop selling e-cigarette and vaping products in its 22 Vermont stores starting Monday. This follows a trend of both independent and chain pharmacies that have stopped selling some or all tobacco products in their stores in Vermont and across the country.
The 1966 Broadway musical “Cabaret,” winner of 10 Tony Awards, and subsequent 1972 film, which earned eight Oscars, concerns the doomed decadence of pre-World War II Germany, but many find that it resounds today.
SOUTH ROYALTON — It’s not clear how many farmers know about it, but the Vermont Law School is adding to a toolkit aimed at removing the confusion and mystery surrounding the legal side of farmland management.
Vermont Creamery co-founders Bob Reese and Allison Hooper were inducted into the Specialty Food Association Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City on Sunday.