Throat singing comes to Burlington

Throat singing comes to Burlington

Young Tradition Vermont and New City Galerie will bring three of the most fascinating musicians in the world to New City Galerie at 132 Church Street in Burlington for an intimate, acoustic concert at 7pm on Sunday, Jan. 24. Doors will open at 6:30pm for general admission seating. Alash are masters of Tuvan throat singing, […]

Mandated lunchroom veggies hitting trash in some schools sparks debate

Mandated lunchroom veggies hitting trash in some schools sparks debate

A new school lunch study touts visual proof kids are tossing federally mandated fruits and veggies into trash bins less than a month before congress votes on whether to reauthorize a controversial program requiring healthier school lunches. The new University of Vermont study, published online in Public Health Reports on Aug. 25, is the first […]

Aging in place with Scott Funk

It turns out 65 is the awkward age of aging: older, but not yet old. I’ve got all the energy necessary to hurt myself. Earlier this season, I had a wonderful week gardening. I dug out and moved four junipers and sawed down a dozen or so small trees. I felt invigorated, until a few […]

Dragonheart Vermont takes on the world at championship competition

Dragonheart Vermont takes on the world at championship competition

Three Shelburne residents are in Welland, Ontario, getting ready to compete in the International Dragon Boat Federation World Championship. Kim Dittus, Linda Retchin and Tag Carpenter are three of the sixteen members of Dragonheart Vermont who will be representing the United States against teams from 25 other countries. Breast cancer survivor Dittus is an oncologist […]

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, […]

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