Family effort helps bring ‘Mamma Mia!’ to Flynn Center

Family effort helps bring ‘Mamma Mia!’ to Flynn Center

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The musical may be “Mamma Mia!” but for at least one Shelburne family, it’s mamma, papa and daughter. For the Friedrichsens – Heather, Peter and Emily – the Lyric Theatre’s production of “Mamma Mia!” is a family affair. Emily, a junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, plays the lead –… Read More »

Auditions for Farm to Ballet, Feb. 10

Auditions for Farm to Ballet, Feb. 10

Ballet Vermont will host auditions for the upcoming summer season of Farm to Ballet on Feb.10. Now in its fifth year, this season will feature six performances, all in the month of July, at picturesque venues throughout Vermont. The production will be presented in West Corinth, Wolcott, Brattleboro, Shelburne, Woodstock, and Essex. The 2019 summer season of the Farm… Read More »

Charlotte artist featured in ‘Artists to Watch 2019’ opening in Montpelier

Charlotte artist featured in ‘Artists to Watch 2019’ opening in Montpelier

The Vermont Arts Council, in partnership with The Vermont Art Guide, presents “Artists to Watch 2019” in Montpelier’s Spotlight Gallery. The exhibit features the work of 10 contemporary Vermont artists including abstract artist Clark Derbes of Charlotte, selected by Vermont curators to highlight the broad spectrum of work being created by artists in Vermont. An… Read More »

Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile will be the first to take the stage in this summer’s Ben & Jerry’s Concerts on the Green series at Shelburne Museum. Higher Ground and evenko announced this week that the Grammy nominee will play the iconic outdoor venue on the lawn Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. The opening act will… Read More »

Rick and The All-Star Ramblers nominated

Last Friday night, we hosted the sixth annual Bissonette Fields benefit concert at the Old Lantern in Charlotte. Lantman’s Market once again sponsored a great night of music and community fun. After all was said and done, the event brought in another $12,000 for the fields project – an amazing total for an event that… Read More »

Schools celebrate the arts at CVU

Schools celebrate the arts at CVU

Nearly four months into the school year and students have a lot to show for their efforts. Last week, students at Champlain Valley Union High School organized an extensive visual and performing arts show to showcase their best work to date. Celebrate the Arts Night also included student work from the district’s K-8 schools including… Read More »

Celebrating student art

Celebrating student art

Peter Antinozzi plays in the CVU Jazz Ensemble at last week’s Celebrate the Arts Night at Champlain Valley Union High School. Students from across the Champlain Valley School District shared visual and performing arts accomplishments so far this school year. See more photos on page 11.

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