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 »

Guster, VSO to rock Shelburne Museum

Guster, VSO to rock Shelburne Museum

Concert-goers to Shelburne Museum are in for a treat this Saturday when the Vermont Symphony Orchestra takes the stage behind indie rock band Guster. Unlike much of the symphony’s summer schedule, the program is rock ’n’ roll. For the four-man band Guster, this gig promises the biggest and grandest sound of the monthlong tour that… Read More »

Mozart Festival to perform summer run with 18 concerts

Mozart Festival to perform summer run with 18 concerts

The reimagined Vermont Mozart Festival returns for a third season with 18 free and ticketed performances over three weeks, July 17 through August 5 including multiple performances in Shelburne, Charlotte and Burlington. The summer orchestra features 30 young professional musicians ages 21-30 assembled from all over the world in performances celebrating the music of Wolfgang… Read More »

Farm to Ballet returns to Shelburne Farms

Farm to Ballet returns to Shelburne Farms

Farm to Ballet, the uniquely Vermont production that brings together dancers, musicians, farmers and food returns to Shelburne Farms for a fourth summer July 14. The performance at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn adjacent the Breeding Barn will be one of eight by the dance company held at farms across the state this summer. Produced… Read More »

Shelburne Players schedule auditions for October play

The Shelburne Players are already looking ahead to autumn and a Christmastime-themed play. Auditions for the October production of “Sleeping Indoors” by Jim Holt will be held July 25-28 at the Shelburne Town Center stage. Described as a “dramedy,” the plot of “Sleeping Indoors” centers around literary reviewer Paul and his wife Nora, who invite… Read More »