Dennis Willmott: Upbeat about the blues

Dennis Willmott: Upbeat about the blues

Dennis Willmott grew up with music. His mother sang many genres, but the music that really resonated for him was the blues. “When I was 14, I started playing guitar,” Willmott said. “In the years that I was supposed to be in high school I was running the streets with my friends and playing music.”… Read More »

Jena Necrason: From Broadway to Shelburne

Jena Necrason: From Broadway to Shelburne

When the Vermont Shakespeare Festival performs “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Shelburne Museum in August, residents of Wake Robin will see a familiar face. Jena Necrason, a co-founder of the Vermont Shakespeare Company, works at the retirement community as the program and events coordinator. Necrason and her husband John Nagle founded the Vermont… Read More »

Lindsay Warner: Two wheels or three wheels will do

Lindsay Warner: Two wheels or three wheels will do

For Lindsay Warner, one unusual piece of sporting equipment led to another. Already a skier, one snowy day last winter she decided to take a binding-less snowboard, called a Snurfer or no-board, down the driveway of her Hinesburg home. Warner had already signed up for the annual Rasputitsa Spring Classic, a Burke Mountain bike race… Read More »