Learn to Crochet Snowflakes
MONTPELIER — It was a “blowout” by all accounts at the 47th annual Washington County Youth Service Bureau’s Thanksgiving feast at the Bethany Church in the Capital City on Thursday.
“Messiah,” George Frederic Handel’s great oratorio, has become a ubiquitous part of Christmas celebrations worldwide — and yet it was written for Easter.
Why have the impersonal experience of shopping online when you can get unique products from people who really care? Why shop the big box stores and deal with the traffic and ugly strip malls? Stay downtown and really enjoy yourself this holiday season!
“Ancestry” is among Athena Petra Tasioupoulos’ mixed media pieces in her “Faces and Figures” series in a new joint exhibition with Elliot Burg in the Nuquist Room of the T.W. Wood Gallery. Burg’s “Conga!” photographs combine street photography and portraiture in exploring the exuberance and culture of Cuba in 2018.
BARRE – The truck is now “stuffed,” the signature red kettles are just starting to fill up, but while the sign in the window of a vacant downtown storefront declares it will be the “Future Home of the Salvation Army,” it will be empty for awhile.
It was The Red Skelton Show in 1965 that not only inspired a young Rob Mermin, but was to determine his future. The great French mime Marcel Marceau joined Skelton, himself a mime as well as a comic, in “A Concert in Pantomime” on primetime national television.
Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218, is Jesse Irons’ favorite Mozart concerto. The concerto also proved pivotal to the musical development of the Berlin born and bred violinist now living and performing in Boston – and around the world.
MONTPELIER — Women who have championed opportunities for other women in professional and community roles were celebrated with awards by the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce on Saturday.
“Gentlemen, gentlemen, I’m afraid I’m not making myself clear. You see, I have run my car into the ditch while taking a tour of one of your beautiful roads hereabouts, and I require some assistance as my automobile has suffered some damage and is stuck firmly in the mud. Do you know where I …
At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash – the number one and official tribute band featuring performers from Broadway's “Million Dollar Quartet” – will come to The Barre Opera House.
MONTPELIER — Elisabeth “Bibba” Kahn, a Spanish and French teacher at Main Street Middle School, was hailed as the 2020 Vermont Teacher of the Year at a lively ceremony last Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
“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.”
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.