Jane Austen Society presents two local events

The Jane Austen Society of North America Vermont is hosting two local events this month, both of which are sure to delight fans of Austen’s literature as well as those who love fine food and culinary history. “Dining with Jane Austen” with speaker Julienne Gehrer will be held at the Fletcher Free Library in the… Read More »

Essex Players hold auditions for “Dracula”

Essex Community Players invites all local actors to audition for its October production of “Dracula.” Auditions are scheduled for Aug. 1-4 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Memorial Hall on Towers Road, Essex Center. This iconic work by Bram Stoker was adapted to stage by William McNulty in 2007 and promises all the gothic horror… Read More »

Dance school enrolling students now for fall classes

The Fiadhnait Moser School of Irish and Contemporary Dance is enrolling students now for classes starting in September. Classes will be held at Endeavour Middle School and Heartworks Preschool. Students may take the school bus from Shelburne Community School to classes after school. Classes are offered to students at levels from beginners to advanced dancers,… Read More »

Dance party to benefit people with mental illness

ArtsRiot will be the venue on Aug. 5 for a rock-and-roll dance party to benefit Me2/Orchestra, a Burlington-based classical music organization made up of individuals with mental illnesses and people who support them. The Regressions will play music from the 60s and 70s. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available online… Read More »

“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum

“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum

Did you know that Frederick Douglass was the most photographed American of the 19th century? On July 23 at 3 p.m., Douglass scholar John Stauffer will present some of the 160 known photographs from his new book, “Picturing Frederick Douglass.” His presentation will explore Douglass’s complex relationship with photography. Books will be available for sale… Read More »

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