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 »

Paintings bridge artist’s Armenian heritage, New England life

Paintings bridge artist’s Armenian heritage, New England life

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne hosts “Anecdotes: Paintings by Philip Hagopian,” opening April 13 through May 29. The gallery plans a public reception Friday, April 13, 6-8 p.m. at 86 Falls Road. Hagopian is an internationally acclaimed artist who has lived and painted in Lamoille County for many years. Born in 1959 in Massachusetts, the youngest of nine children to… Read More »

Encore performance

Encore performance

The Hinesburg Artist Series presents an encore performance of “Requiem For The Living” by Dan Forrest Sunday April 15, at 4:30 p.m. at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne. This stunning five-movement work forms a narrative of light, peace, rest and comfort for the living. The concert will be part of the Music and Spirit… Read More »

Solaris Vocal Ensemble ends season with ‘Carmina Burana’ at St. Mike’s

Dawn O. Willis will lead the 26-member Solaris Vocal Ensemble in the final concert of its fifth anniversary season with a performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester. Orff’s popular masterpiece is not often heard in performance… Read More »

Vermont Folklife offers film workshops

The people at the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury work with documentary filmmaking all time, and know the process is effective for storytelling but possibly daunting to newcomers to the medium. Next weekend, filmmaker and media instructor Myles David Jewell will offer a three-part workshop series for those looking to learn the craft. The classes… Read More »

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