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 »

Covering the Field: Introducing Jack Zullo

Covering the Field: Introducing Jack Zullo

  by Sheri Duff Jack Zullo is outstanding. Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head football coach Jim Provost describes his senior slot receiver as an “outstanding teammate and player.” And that’s not all. “Jack is not only quick, he is lightning fast. He is a great pass catcher out of the backfield. And he is a… Read More »

Hinesburg 4-H elects new officers

Hinesburg 4-H elects new officers

By club reporter Hannah Cleveland On Oct. 11, four Hinesburg 4-H Club members met at the Hinesburg Town Hall to discuss the new 2015 4-H year and to get ready for community service that afternoon. The members attending the meeting, Cyrus Tyler, Corinna Hobbs, Claire Rocheleau, and Hannah Cleveland (L-R pictured with scarecrow at Hinesburg… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

by Sheri Duff X-C runners capture first, third at Metro League Championship Top cross country runners from to L-R: Carly Neeld, Sophia Gorman, Meara Heininger, Jennifer Ireland, Emma Putre, Maeve Higgins, and Evelyn Needham brought home first place hardware from the NVAC Metro League Championship on Saturday, Oct. 18 in Swanton. Sophia Gorman, a CVU… Read More »

Lowrey breaks record in Redhawks defeat

Lowrey breaks record in Redhawks defeat

By Michael Regan The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Redhawks lost an exciting game in St. Albans (BFA) last Friday night, 41-34. This game had six lead changes and numerous big plays. CVU jumped out to a 7-0 lead on a 9-yard touchdown pass from QB Jake Evans to WR Trevor Kingston. On the ensuing kickoff,… Read More »

Hurricanes wrestling registration begins

Stay active this winter. Join the Hurricane wrestling team for free! The team is open to students in the Chittenden South Supervisory Union district who want to learn teamwork, balance, speed, and agility. The Hurricane wrestling program has produced 33 state champions and 35 runners up in its 16-year history. Practice is scheduled for Tuesday,… Read More »