Tag: Vermont

Larry & Joe

February 7, 2024

We welcome Larry & Joe to The Burnham Presents stage. ​Larry Bellorín hails from Monagas, Venezuela and is a legend of Llanera music. Joe Troop is from North Carolina and is a GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass and old-time musician. They create ‘Latingrass’… Read More

Marsh Lights

February 7, 2024

Marsh Lights,(formerly PossumHaw) plays acoustic folk-grass music with a hyper-literate edge and beautiful execution. Colby and her band-mates have received accolades, including Vermont Vocalist of the Year and Vermont Song of the Year (Tammie Awards, Barre-Montpelier Times-Argus). Colby Crehan was also a long time lead vocalist and songwriter with… Read More

The Janes

February 4, 2024

In the pre-Roe v. Wade era, female activists in Chicago calling themselves ‘Jane’ build an underground network for women with unwanted pregnancies and provide low-cost and free illegal abortions to an estimated 11,000 women. Trailer: Tickets can be purchased here. Read More

Painting the Modern Garden

February 4, 2024

For many great artists the garden has long been considered a desirable subject for the expression of colour, light and atmosphere.  Claude Monet is perhaps the most well-known painter of gardens but other greats such as Van Gogh, Pissarro, Matisse and Sargent all viewed the garden as a meaningful… Read More

John Signer Sargent

February 4, 2024

 John Singer Sargent is known as the greatest portrait artist of his era. What made his ‘swagger’ portraits remarkable was his power over his sitters, what they wore and how they were presented to the audience. Through interviews with curators, contemporary fashionistas and style influencers, Exhibition on Screen’s film… Read More

The Danish Collector

February 2, 2024

 For many years no-one was interested in the art of the Impressionists. Artists like Monet, Degas and Renoir were vilified, attacked, and left penniless as a result.  Then, something remarkable happened. A new breed of collectors emerged and, before long, they were battling to acquire any work by… Read More

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

February 2, 2024

Middlebury Community Players’ production of Christopher Durang’s smash Broadway comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE revolves around late-middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia who share the family home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in… Read More

Middlebury Afropop Band Concert

February 2, 2024

In this concert, the Middlebury Afropop Band performs original compositions and arrangements of classic and contemporary popular songs from all over Africa. The band uses pop and rock instrumentation as well as styles that blend traditional African with Western and/or Afro-diasporic musical idioms. The group’s performance highlights the dynamic, communal,… Read More

Middlebury Winter Carnival 2024

February 2, 2024

Middlebury’s carnival is the oldest student-run carnival in the nation, started in 1923. Winter Carnival is traditionally held in February over three days. Central to the weekend is the NCAA ski events for alpine and Nordic skiers. Other festivities include a bonfire, fireworks, snow-sculpture making, an ice show, a comedy club, and… Read More

LC Jazz Winter Thaw

January 30, 2024

Free Community Concert! Donations towards the LC Jazz Music Student Scholarship Fund will be gratefully accepted. Doors and cash bar open at 6:30pm. Music provided by many familiar faces in a 17-piece orchestra with singers to boot! Be sure to bring your dancing shoes. Register here. Read More

All About the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

January 30, 2024

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, with northern Vermont in its direct path. Join Jack St. Louis, president of the Vermont Astronomical Society, for a rundown of everything you should know ahead of the eclipse. Learn about the Sun, why Solar Eclipses happen, eclipse… Read More

The Social Black Bear: What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Being Human

January 30, 2024

Black bears, thought to be solitary, have a different type of social behavior that possibly parallels early human behavior. They show evidence of reciprocal altruism, matri-linear hierarchy, and a mix of intentional and emotional communication. Bears can live for as many as forty years, which allows them long-term benefits from… Read More