Burlington Civic Symphony performs fall concert

The Burlington Civic Symphony will be performing a fall program at the Elley-Long Music Center in Colchester on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7:30pm. Directed by Daniel Bruce, the orchestra will feature Schumann’s Symphony No. 3, The Rhenish; and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestrated by Maurice Ravel), and excerpts from Mussorgsky’s original version of the… Read More »

Of Land and Local Speaker Series begins Oct. 24

Burlington City Arts is pleased to announce a speaker series associated with the second annual state-wide contemporary exhibition Of Land and Local 2014. The series will take place at Shelburne Farms on Oct. 24 and 25 and at The BCA Center in Burlington on Nov. 6. The series will feature several speakers prominent in the… Read More »

Sambatucada offers open rehearsals

Burlington’s own samba street percussion band rehearses every Monday evening from 6-8:30pm at 8 Space Studio at 4 Howard Street in Burlington. Newcomers are welcome; experience and instruments are not a requirement. Rehearsal is free and open to the public. For more information call (802) 862-5017 or visit www.sambatucada.org.

Shelburne Museum hosts treasure hunt for real treasure

Vermont’s famed Shelburne Museum announces Diamond Days, a “treasure hunt” style contest to win a diamond valued at $2,000. The exciting contest will take place Oct. 21 through Oct. 31 in advance of the museum’s wildly anticipated upcoming exhibition, “Natural Beauties: Jewelry from Art Nouveau to Now,” which opens to the public on Nov. 15.… Read More »

Social Band performs fall choral concerts locally

Social Band performs fall choral concerts locally

The Social Band has compiled a special program entitled “Streams of Mercy.” Songs of giving and forgiving celebrate transformative acts of kindness. Mercy has been celebrated in choral music for centuries and Social Band explores this theme with its signature mix of choral music, both ancient and modern. Pieces include works by European Renaissance composers… Read More »

Wind Ridge Books launches new titles at Arts Riot

Wind Ridge Books of Vermont will host a book launch party for Irish poet Angela Patten’s third poetry collection “In Praise of Usefulness” and Daniel Lusk’s poetic memoir “Girls I Never Married” on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-8pm at Arts Riot in Burlington. Literary enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet the authors, purchase a… Read More »

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston will perform at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland on Friday, Oct. 24 at 8pm. The concert benefits Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PVAC), a nonprofit that seeks to end child abuse through parental education, support, and public awareness. Thurston, born in Montpelier and raised in Waterbury, has specifically chosen to benefit this organization… Read More »

Mini Maker Faire draws 1,500 to Shelburne Farms

Over 1,500 people attended the Champlain Mini Maker Faire Oct. 4 and 5 at Shelburne Farms to visit over 90 Maker displays, workshops, presentations, and performances. Robots for Kids Too were the winners of the first ever ChampBot Challenge and $2,500. They were one of seven teams that created homemade “ChampBots” to navigate a series… Read More »

CVU stages fall musical “Once Upon a Mattress”

CVU stages fall musical “Once Upon a Mattress”

This year, Champlain Valley Union Theatre is staging “Once Upon a Mattress,” a twisted version of the classic tale “The Princess and the Pea.” This comedic performance is one you won’t want to miss. Whitley Bosen, Max Chlumecky, Anna Cornish, Shea Dunlop, and Marley Steen all of Hinesburg join Charlotte residents Candy Padula, director and… Read More »

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