Fleming Museum hosts exhibits old and new

Two special exhibitions are coming to the Fleming Museum of Art this season, one with a decidedly modern bent and one that harkens back to a byegone age. “Self-Confessed: The Inappropriately Intimate Comics of Alison Bechdel” is a decade-spanning display of the Vermont cartoonist and graphic novelist’s work. French caricaturist Honoré Daumier is featured in… Read More »

Photo exhibition transports viewers to mid-20th century Vermont

Photo exhibition transports viewers to mid-20th century Vermont

A new exhibition at the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury asks “Who is Minnie Griswold?” Its answer does not disappoint. “Up Home” literally opens a door into a past life and time preserved and now shared across the decades. After Minnie Griswold passed away in 1952, her sons locked up their mother’s house in Pawlet,… Read More »

Summer concert series adds The Decemberists, loses Byrne

Summer concert series adds The Decemberists, loses Byrne

Music fans’ hopes for a David Byrne concert in Shelburne this summer were dashed last week when the debonair former Talking Heads front man nixed his slot in the Concerts on the Green lineup literally hours after the date was announced. Despite the about-face, the schedule is shaping up nicely for the popular Ben &… Read More »

UVM Lane Series hosts recital featuring rare instruments

UVM Lane Series hosts recital featuring rare instruments

  CORRECTION: This concert is Jan. 26.  The UVM Lane Series presents acclaimed musician Rob Schwimmer on an unusual combination of instruments, including the piano and the rarely-heard theremin and Haken Continuum. Entitled “Heart of Hearing,” the concert is Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the UVM Recital Hall and will be followed by a… Read More »

Fifth annual Local Legends Concert benefits Responsible Growth Hinesburg, Jan. 26

Fifth annual Local Legends Concert benefits Responsible Growth Hinesburg, Jan. 26

The 5th annual Local Legends Concert is set for 7 p.m. on Jan. 26 at Champlain Valley Union High School featuring the Michele Fay Band, Tenderbellies, and Pete’s Posse. The concert benefits Responsible Growth Hinesburg. About the bands: • The Michele Fay Band performs original and Americana with a comfortable groove of folk, swing, and… Read More »

Mozart Festival plans fundraising day

The Vermont Mozart Festival plans a marathon Saturday later this month with two big fundraising events on Jan. 27. The daytime event is the VT Mozart Madness basketball tournament for high school and adult players at 2 p.m. at South Burlington High School. That evening at 7 p.m., the Vermont Mozart Chamber Players present a… Read More »

Myra Flynn album release, concert Jan. 19

Myra Flynn album release, concert Jan. 19

Local favorite Myra Flynn returns to the Shelburne Vineyard stage Jan. 19 with her musical partners Paul Boffa and Dave Grippo and a new album called “Never Mind the Mourning.” Locally-made food will be available from Pierogis by Luisa along with sips of the special Flynn wine the artist helped create. Admission is $10. Doors… Read More »

Singer-historian Radtke brings to life Vermont Civil War Songbook

Singer-historian Radtke brings to life Vermont Civil War Songbook

Classically trained singer and historical researcher Linda Radtke will bring to life pieces from the Vermont Civil War Songbook, a collection of songs and letters from Vermont’s Civil War era in a special program Jan. 11 at the Richmond Free Library. Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council and the Community Senior Center of Bolton, Richmond… Read More »

Ballet Vermont recruits dancers for 2018 season

Ballet Vermont recruits dancers for 2018 season

Dancers interested in summer and fall productions by Ballet Vermont – including the popular Farm to Ballet – can learn more at a dancer interest session Saturday ahead of February auditions, the company announced this week. Ballet Vermont brings dancers, musicians, and composers to Vermont to collaborate on original works of ballet. The professional dance… Read More »

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