Vermont Comedy Divas return for Veterans benefit Feb. 7

Vermont Comedy Divas return for Veterans benefit Feb. 7

The Vermont Comedy Divas, an all-female comedy troupe in Vermont, will perform a benefit show for Seth Warner-Rhoda Farrand Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7pm, doors open at 6:30pm, at the Vergennes American Legion in Vergennes. Last year’s fundraiser raised nearly $1,300 that was donated to local… Read More »

VCFA establishes new Vermont Book Award, winning writer receives $5,000 prize 

Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) announced the establishment of the Vermont Book Award, a $5,000 prize for writers. Created in partnerships with Vermont booksellers, the award will recognize outstanding poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and children’s literature penned by a Vermont writer, published by a Vermont press, or that takes place in Vermont. “The Vermont… Read More »

Penny Cluse hosts “A Show of HANDS”

Penny Cluse hosts “A Show of HANDS”

The 3rd Annual “A Show of HANDS” will adorn the walls at Penny Cluse Café during the month of March. Local artists decorate small wooden hands and donated the artwork to the show. The event and subsequent silent auction of the hands is a fundraiser for Helping and Nurturing Diverse Seniors (HANDS). Money raised will… Read More »

New photography exhibit opens at the Shelburne Museum

New photography exhibit opens at the Shelburne Museum

By Sadie Williams In his nearly two decade tenure on the photographic staff of National Geographic, Nathan Benn captured images that define American society as we may never see it again. One of his first assignments for the prestigious publication was to photograph Vermont. A number of prints from that endeavor, as well as selections… Read More »

ASIG hosts Celtic Winter Gathering this weekend

ASIG hosts Celtic Winter Gathering this weekend

The sixth annual Celtic Winter Gathering returns to All Souls Interfaith Gathering (ASIG) in Shelburne on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16 and 17.  The event begins at 7pm on Friday with acclaimed New York Irish-American super group Pride of New York, composed of Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey and Brendan Dolan. The festivities at… Read More »

On-snow film camp for youth Jan. 24th

Sugarbush Resort and Champlain College are partnering up to host the Fresh Tracks Film Camp, beginning Jan. 24, a program that offers teenage skiers and riders the opportunity to take their passion for film-making onto the mountain. John Egan, former Warren Miller film star and Sugarbush’s Chief Recreation Officer, hosts the on-snow portion of the… Read More »

Look beyond the silver screen with Rick Winston

Look beyond the silver screen with Rick Winston

Rick Winston, former co-owner of Montpelier’s Savoy Theater, will be presenting a three-session film appreciation seminar called “Looking Closely at Movies.” It will be held at the Helen Day Art Center in Stowe on three Sunday afternoons: Feb. 1, March 1, and April 5, from 1:30 to 4pm. Using excerpts from the work of American,… Read More »

For whom the bells toll

The Northern Bronze Handbell ensemble will perform a winter concert series, “Bells in Wintertime” at three Vermont venues. Now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, it will be the perfect time to enjoy these concerts of snowy fun and reflections. According to Charlotte resident Jeri Bergdahl, Director of  the Northern… Read More »

Lake Champlain Waldorf High School hosts inaugural concert

Lake Champlain Waldorf High School hosts inaugural concert

The staff and students of Lake Champlain Waldorf High School invite music lovers and community members to a piano concert featuring talented musicians associated with the school on Saturday, Jan. 10 from 7:30-8:30pm in Shelburne. Admission to the event is free, however, as there is limited seating, seat selection is on a first-come, first-served basis.… Read More »

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