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 »

Lake Champlain Maritime Festival July 26-29 on Burlington waterfront

The 12th annual Lake Champlain Maritime Festival will be held at Burlington’s Waterfront Park July 26-29. The four-day celebration of Lake Champlain features exhibits throughout sites on the waterfront including the Burlington Boathouse, Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center and Waterfront Park. Citizens Bank is this year’s festival presenting sponsor. The festival is one of the… Read More »

Opening Night

Opening Night

Photo by Dick Martin Isabelle Sharp, left, and Ann Greenan Nauman, right, rehearse ahead of tonight’s opening of the Shelburne Players latest production “The Dixie Swim Club.” Showtime is 7:30 p.m. on the Shelburne Town Center stage. The comedy by Jones Hope Wooten tells the stories of four annual reunions spanning 33 years in the… Read More »

‘Our Town’ production supports theater camp

Theater in the Woods Vermont Co. kicks off its third season with a workshop presentation of Thornton Wilder’s masterpiece of small town life, “Our Town,” in Tinmouth April 15 and Castleton April 21-22. The nonprofit theater group runs two sessions of summer day camps in July for children ages 7 through 16 in Middletown Springs.… Read More »

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