Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

STAFF REPORT The Shelburne Craft School has hired a new executive director. An architect by training, Claire Gear comes to the school from Yestermorrow Design Build School in Waitsfield. She’s lived in Vermont for the past seven years, most recently moving to Shelburne from Charlotte. Gear studied at Syracuse University, the University of Maryland and… Read More »

Stories of musical ladies of bygone days at DAR mansion in Addison

Stories of musical ladies of bygone days at DAR mansion in Addison

The Vermont Humanities Council presents Vermont’s Musical Ladies Aug.18 at 1 p.m. at the John Strong Daughters of the American Revolution Mansion Museum in Addison. Singer and researcher Linda Radtke, joined by pianist Arthur Zorn, explores the contributions of Vermont women to the traditions of parlor songs, women’s club music contests, and social reform efforts.… Read More »

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

By MADELINE HUGHES For the past two summers rising juniors, seniors and Champlain Valley Union theater alumni volunteer their time to induct incoming freshmen and sophomores to CVU’s theater department. This year, students are bringing audiences under the sea to experience “The Little Mermaid.” The summer theater program is “to welcome people into the performing… Read More »

Medley of Mozart and business

Medley of Mozart and business

There was standing room only as about 100 patrons filled the Trapp Family Lodge’s Mozart Room last week to listen to young musicians spending their summer as music fellows in Vermont. Later that night, four other Mozart musicians gathered to play at Manhattan Pizza & Pub in downtown Burlington. “We were spread a little thin… Read More »

Summertime blooms indoors at Shelburne’s Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

Summertime blooms indoors at Shelburne’s Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

STAFF REPORT Summertime is in full bloom outside in Shelburne village and indoors at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery with the new exhibition, “Bloom: Paintings by Kate Longmaid” on view through Aug. 21. “Bloom” focuses on floral still-life oils rendered with Longmaid’s contemporary approach. “I am drawn to subject matter that is ephemeral,” Longmaid explains. “Flowers remind… Read More »

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