Floating Threads highlights ancient weaving techniques

By Deborah Straw Floating Threads: Indonesian Songket and Similar Weaving Traditions By Judi Achjadi. Tuttle Publishing, Spring 2016, hardcover, $60.00 This new coffee table book from Tuttle Publishing, headquartered in North Clarendon, Vermont, is a gem. The intriguing title and the luscious cover pull you toward them, asking you to put off what you’re doing, […]

Shelburne Players brings in “The Foreigner”

Shelburne Players brings in “The Foreigner”

Rehearsals are in full swing for Shelburne Players’ spring comedy “The Foreigner” by Larry Shue. The story takes place in a fishing lodge in rural Georgia where two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive as guests. Shy Charlie agrees to accompany Froggy on the trip, but is not in the mood to engage with the other […]

Shelburne’s Julia Luckett to host gallery opening in Burlington

Shelburne’s Julia Luckett to host gallery opening in Burlington

An abiding interest in imagery, human connection and storytelling often lures photographers to their craft. The medium encourages an exploration of subjects and issues and allows for creativity, Julia Luckett, 25, of Shelburne said. She will join Rick Peyser, Janice Nadworny and Charlene Farmer-Lewey to host a gallery opening from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Uncommon […]

Vermont Stage offers up Dancing Lessons

Vermont Stage offers up <em>Dancing Lessons</em>

Vermont Stage is pleased to announce that its production of Dancing Lessons, written by Mark St. Germain, will be playing at FlynnSpace in Burlington through March 27. Appearing on stage in Vermont for the first time, Dancing Lessons is about a scientist with Asperger’s who knocks on the door of his neighbor, a Broadway dancer […]

Young Tradition Vermont presents young folks doing old stuff

Young Tradition Vermont presents young folks doing old stuff

Staff report Performers, teachers and scholars of traditional dance and music from Québec and throughout New England will gather for a conference at the Bishop Booth Conference Center in Burlington on Friday, May 13. The day will feature presentations and workshops focused on learning to use traditional music and dance in educational settings, with a […]