Book Review by Kathleen McKinley Harris

Book Review by Kathleen McKinley Harris

“Upon Us Rests the Burden” I just finished Dan Cole’s “Upon Us Rests the Burden: The Civil War Experience of a Small Vermont Town”, a book of 448 pages of meticulously researched text. When I bought my copy from the author, he smiled and said, “And this is volume one.” Dan began his research into… Read More »

Concert Series at Shelburne Farms

Concert Series at Shelburne Farms

Every Wednesday during July, come enjoy a free concert at the Shelburne Farms Farm Barn. Set up your lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner or enjoy food from the Shelburne Farms concession stand. The gate opens at 5:30pm and the concert begins at 6:30pm. In case of inclement weather the concert may move… Read More »

Rick’s Field of Dreams

by Rick Bessette Shelburne’s Poet Laureate Independence Day On this day of celebration With our flag, red, white and blue Let’s not forget the many lives Sacrificed for me and you. A day of parades and picnics, Folks gathered on their town green. Let’s all take a quiet moment To remember what it means. This… Read More »

Flying Pig Bookstore sponsors Find Waldo Local in Shelburne promotion

Flying Pig Bookstore sponsors Find Waldo Local in Shelburne promotion

Where’s Waldo? In, Shelburne, VT, of course! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting sixteen local businesses throughout Shelburne this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity and a wonderful way to support local businesses and the Shop Local movement in our community, including these… Read More »

Book Review

Book Review

By Deborah Straw We see these [invisible realms] through our tools of exploration –our reality amplifiers—and the many other instruments of detection, the rod and line of the natural scientist. If we are persistent, once in a while we see Nature stir, even jump, revealing the simple beauty of the unexpected. —Marcelo Gleiser As we… Read More »

Book Review

Book Review

By Gene Schinto By 1944 twenty percent of Italy’s Jews were in Nazi death camps.  Among those seized was Lorenzo Todosco, a gifted violinist and composer.  He and Laura, a Catholic, had just won an important music competition.  Their hours of practice together, she on cello, was time enough for the two young people to… Read More »

Grandma Moses: American Modern on view this summer at Shelburne Museum

Grandma Moses: American Modern on view this summer at Shelburne Museum

  By Erin Barnaby, Shelburne Museum Grandma Moses: American Modern takes a new look at this iconic artist through a modernist lens. Co-organized with Bennington Museum in Vermont, the exhibition showcases more than 60 paintings, works on paper, and related materials by Moses alongside work by other 19th- and 20th-century folk and modern artists. Grandma… Read More »

Internationally known painter Stephen Zeigfinger opens gallery in Shelburne

Internationally known painter Stephen Zeigfinger opens gallery in Shelburne

Internationally recognized artist Stephen Zeigfinger recently opened The Richter gallery at 2997 Shelburne Road in Shelburne. Zeigfinger, whose artistic career spans over 60 years has lived and worked in Spain and Hungary where he operated two galleries.  His painting studio is on site and he is creating exciting new work all the time. Visitors are… Read More »