Myra Flynn album release, concert Jan. 19

Myra Flynn album release, concert Jan. 19

Local favorite Myra Flynn returns to the Shelburne Vineyard stage Jan. 19 with her musical partners Paul Boffa and Dave Grippo and a new album called “Never Mind the Mourning.” Locally-made food will be available from Pierogis by Luisa along with sips of the special Flynn wine the artist helped create. Admission is $10. Doors… Read More »

Ballet Vermont recruits dancers for 2018 season

Ballet Vermont recruits dancers for 2018 season

Dancers interested in summer and fall productions by Ballet Vermont – including the popular Farm to Ballet – can learn more at a dancer interest session Saturday ahead of February auditions, the company announced this week. Ballet Vermont brings dancers, musicians, and composers to Vermont to collaborate on original works of ballet. The professional dance… Read More »

Handbell ensemble to ring in New Year with three Chittenden County concerts

Handbell ensemble to ring in New Year with three Chittenden County concerts

Now in its 15th year, the Northern Bronze Handbell Ensemble plans three early-January concerts titled “Songs of Good Cheer” at churches in Chittenden County. A professional community handbell group, the ensemble rehearses and stores its equipment at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. For the performances, they are collaborating with the Bells of St. James from… Read More »

Guitarist Peter Griggs plays free holiday concert Sunday

Trinity Episcopal Church will host international guitarist and composer Peter Griggs this Sunday at 7 p.m. for a holiday concert. “Music For An Old English Christmas” is a selection of traditional English music associated with the Christmas season including wassailing songs, Morris dances and ballads such as the New Year’s version of “Greensleeves.” “Wassailing songs… Read More »

Charlotte author’s book of poems tells horse stories of her youth

Adorned with artwork from Stowe painter Douglas Scribner, the slim-bound volume of Charlotte author Kathleen McKinley Harris’ equestrian poetry is making its way to independent bookstores in the community. Flying Pig and Hopkins bookstores in Shelburne are first, but the soft-spoken former school teacher beams at the challenge of getting her work into the hands… Read More »

Sounds of summer 2018

Sounds of summer 2018

The first of next summer’s Ben and Jerry’s Concerts on the Green was announced this week with tickets on sale Friday at 11 a.m. for Sylvan Esso on Aug. 2. The Grammy-nominated duo will headline the first announced concert for the popular summer outdoor concert series in 2018. Sylvan Esso’s second album, “What Now,” released… Read More »

Shelburne Community School 7th grader and teacher on stage in Essex

Shelburne Community School 7th grader and teacher on stage in Essex

The Essex Community Players production of “It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play,” continues and concludes this weekend with Shelburne cast members on stage. Shelburne Community School student Rae Kanarick plays the flirtatious young Violet Bick and other roles. She joins SCS 6th-8th grade teacher Carly Bennett, who plays the adult Violet, among other roles.… Read More »