Vermont filmmaker to show documentary on eating disorders

Vermont filmmaker to show documentary on eating disorders

by Margery Sharp In between making final preparations for a film tour, award-winning filmmaker and executive producer Bess O’Brien explained how she developed the idea for her latest documentary, “All of Me.” “Several years ago, following screening another of my documentaries, ‘The Hungry Heart’, a man approached me and suggested I address the problem of […]

“Rumors” opens on Friday

Neil Simon’s comic farce “Rumors” comes to Shelburne Town Hall, beginning Friday, Sept. 23, and continuing on Sept. 24, 25 (2pm) 29, 30 and Oct. 1 at 7:30pm. The play has received rave reviews from USA Today, NBC and The New York Times. Tickets are $15 for evening shows and $12 for the Sunday matinee. […]

Wake Robin hosts screen of “A Vermont” Romance

Wake Robin hosts screen of “A Vermont” Romance

The Wake Robin Resident Association’s Program Committee will host a screening on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 pm. of the 1916 film, A Vermont Romance, in advance of October Vermont International Film Festival on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 pm. The first feature film ever made in Vermont, “A Vermont Romance” is an extraordinary piece […]

Bluegrass band Hard Scrabble returns to Shelburne Vineyard

By Gail Albert What better way to send off summer than with a lively evening of Bluegrass and BBQ at Shelburne Vineyard with Hard Scrabble, a regular favorite on the vineyard’s concert schedule. The concert is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9 at 6pm on the vineyard’s lawn. Grounds will open early for picnickers, so bring along a beach […]

Jim Westphalen’s exhibit “Vanish” opens Sept. 8

Jim Westphalen’s exhibit “Vanish” opens Sept. 8

“Vanish” showcases the work of Shelburne photographer Jim Westphalen. Mr. Westphalen’s work explores the disappearing built landscape of agrarian Vermont and the United States. For over a decade Westphalen has been photographing the farmhouses, barns, and industry that once dotted the horizon of our rural America. Since the acclaimed debut of “Vanish” last year at […]

Play tickets awarded in raffle

Play tickets awarded in raffle

With the cast cheering on, Director Jamie Polli drew the winning entry for two free tickets to the Neil Simon comedy/farce “Rumors” from raffle forms that were entered at the Shelburne Players’ booth on Shelburne Day, Aug. 20. Caroline Barney of Shelburne was the big winner. The show runs for six performances: Sept. 23, 24, […]

Local photographers featured at Rustic Roots

Local photographers featured at Rustic Roots

An opening reception for Rustic Roots’ group art show of abstract photography will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The reception is open to the public. The show features artists from Hinesburg, Charlotte, Shelburne, South Burlington, and Burlington, and showcases their interpretations of abstract or surreal pieces. The 15-work exhibit will […]

Shelburne News Love your place photo contest

Shelburne News Love your place photo contest

Congratulations Donna Canty! Your photo received the most ‘likes’ on our Facebook page in our first photo contest: ‘Summer in Shelburne!’. Enjoy your $25 gift certificate to Folino’s Pizza. Thank you to everyone who participated. Title of photo: Summer’s Simple Pleasure Photo Description: “This was my son Ryan running through the sprinkler in our backyard […]

“Rumors” take center stage this fall

“Rumors” take center stage this fall

Following auditions last week, Director Jamie Polli has chosen a cast and begun rehearsals for the Neil Simon farce “Rumors,” to be presented by Shelburne Players in September. “Rumors” opens at a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, where the deputy mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though it’s only a flesh wound, four […]

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