Vermont poet wins coveted Pushcart Prize

Vermont poet wins coveted Pushcart Prize

Poet Daniel Lusk has been awarded a 2015 Pushcart Prize for his genre-bending short essay “Bomb,” which appeared in the literary journal New Letters. The Pushcart Prize is an international award, chosen from among works nominated by editors of more than 3,000 literary magazines as the best works they have published in the preceding year. […]

Local performers to partake in Festival of Fools shenanigans this weekend

Local performers to partake in Festival of Fools shenanigans this weekend

Vermonter’s thirst for comedy and music can be quenched this weekend during the 8th Annual Festival of Fools, in Burlington. This years’ entertainment lineup will serve up enough great music, eye-popping visuals, and side- splitting laughter to guarantee a fun-filled weekend for festivalgoers of all ages. An internationally acclaimed cast from the world of circus, […]

Annual Flynn Garden Tour

Annual Flynn Garden Tour

The Friends of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts bring the annual Flynn Garden Tour to Jericho and Underhill on Sunday, July 12 from 10 to 3pm. This year there are nine homes on the tour. Organizers have been planning the event for more than a year. The various gardens will be primped and […]

Frog Hollow Presents Cuba

Frog Hollow Presents Cuba

Photographer Victoria Blewer explores the time capsule that is Cuba. Frog Hollow presents a new body of work by the photographer. Blewer grew up in Manhattan, but bolted for the quiet hills of Vermont. She works entirely with black and white films. Her hand-tinted photographs have been featured in full-length photo essays in the Boston Globe Sunday […]

Calling all artists

The On the Waterfront art exhibit will be held in the Art’s Alive Gallery at Main Street Landing’s Union Station, One Main Street, on the Burlington waterfront. The artwork will be on display from July 1 to August 30, 2015. Sponsored by Dragonheart Vermont and Art’s Alive, this waterfront-themed exhibition will serve as one of […]

Cheers to the art of whiskey crafting

Cheers to the art of whiskey crafting

Maple Rum and Rye Whiskey shimmered in clear glass bottles in the morning sun as Nicole LeBlond of Shelburne handed out samples from her Mad River Distillers booth at Shelburne Farmers Market Saturday. Bill Harrison of South Burlington was there with his son Ben, 11, who was a little young to sample the products, but […]

Residents bring Stowe Theatre Guild’s production of “Company” to the stage

Residents bring Stowe Theatre Guild’s production of “Company” to the stage

Stowe Theatre Guild opens its 21st season in the historic Town Hall Theatre with “Company,” the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical comedy. The show opens Thursday, June 18, at 8pm at the theater on the second floor of the Akeley Soldiers Memorial Building, 67 Main St. The original 1971 production won six Tony awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Original Music, and Best Original […]