Photographer to discuss his craft at Dead Creek

Vermont wildlife photographer Brian Machanic will present ‘The Art in Birding’ at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area headquarters in Addison, on Tuesday, June 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a one-hour photography bird walk. A native Vermonter, Machanic has had a passion for wildlife since childhood and has been an avid… Read More »

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

This weekend is the 26th Spring Open Studio Weekend with more than 200 artists across Vermont opening their doors to visitors. Chittenden County will have more than two dozen locations. Look for bright yellow signs marking locations of visual artists and craftspeople participating including glassblowers, jewelers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, weavers, ironworkers, painters, sculptors, quilt… Read More »

Play marks 5th anniversary of End of Life Choice Law

Five years ago, Vermont made history as the first state to adopt an end-of-life choice law through legislative action. Vermont’s Act 39 allows mentally competent adults who face an impending death from terminal illness to choose medical aid in dying. Two upcoming events commemorate the anniversary of this groundbreaking law. On May 16, the public is invited… Read More »

Vermont Shakespeare Festival’ presents ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ this summer

The Vermont Shakespeare Festival has announced its summer production will be “The Taming of the Shrew” presented at three venues around the state including Shelburne Museum, Aug. 9-11. The show opens July 27-29 at the new Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro, in a theater modeled on the Globe of Shakespeare’s time. Next, the… Read More »

Muslim Girls Making Change to bring their social-justice poetry to Charlotte

The popular Muslim Girls Making Change youth slam poetry group visits Charlotte next week in a free presentation at Charlotte Central School May 17 at 6:15 p.m. The group was formed by Kiran Waqar, Hawa Adam, Lena Ginawi and Balkisa Abdikadir who were tired of having their voices ignored by older generations. In 2016 this group of… Read More »