Arts & Entertainment


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World War I through the eyes of Theophile Alexandre Steinlen

The Great War Centennial: 2014-2018

The Black River Academy Museum in downtown Ludlow has opened an exhibit on World War I as seen through the eyes of the lithographer Theophile Alexandre Steinlen.

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Wanted: Local actors!

Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre will hold open auditions for the coming theatre season on Wednesday, Aug. 12, and Thursday, Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m., at the Brick Box, Paramount Theater, 30 Center Street, Rutland. The Company is looking for actors of all ages. All performances will be at the Paramount’s Brick Box Theatre.

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A conversation with William Brooks of the Sheldon Museum of Vermont History

The Eagle met up with William Brooks, executive director of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History, at his museum office, at 1 Park St., in downtown Middlebury recently. Brooks has an undergraduate degree in American history and a master’s degree in folk art studies.

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Bookstore’s new Vermont collection brings in customers

Monroe Street Books, located next to Paquette Storage on Route 7 in Middlebury, claims the title of being Vermont’s biggest bookstore—new or used. As a result, authors, students, and other book lovers, like to visit the store to browse or find out-of-print research books. You never know who you’re going to bump into in the store’s crowded aisles.

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Live music, dance, karaoke all summer long at Two Brothers Tavern

Live music, dance and karaoke at Two Brothers Tavern in downtown Middlebury...

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Historian to tell the story of Lake Dunmore's legendary Aunt Jenny

The Salisbury Historical Society will present a pictorial and narrative of Lake Dunmore’s legendary “Aunt Jennie" (1856-1934).

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The Bard hits the road in Vermont

Rutland Youth Theatre

Award-winning Rutland Youth Theatre presents “Romeo and Juliet” July 21 through Aug. 2 as a traveling troupe.

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Time Capsule: Vermont minister was champion of disadvantaged children

Time Capsule is an Eagle special feature looking at Vermont history through photographs.

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Look Who's a Vermonter: Actor, humorist Orson Bean

An Eagle online series about famous Vermonters

Immortalized in the title role in the 1960 CBS-TV Twilight Zone series episode “Mr. Bevis”, Vermonter Orson Bean went on to appear on stage as well as in several popular television shows and movies.

Ring-a-ding-ding all summer long at Middlebury College

Starting July 3, just in time for Independence Day, the Middlebury College’s 30th Annual Carillon Series will treat audiences to free performances every Fridays at 5 p.m. through mid-August, in and around Mead Memorial Chapel.

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Area towns gear up to celebrate July 4

Independence Day and other July events

Things to do starting July 4 around the Middlebury-Brandon-Rutland-Killington region

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PEGTV hosts free video production workshop in Rutland

PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, is hosting a free video workshop “Composition & Camerawork: Helpful Tips for Better Video”. The workshop will be held Thursday, July 2 from 6-7:30 p.m., at the PEGTV studios located in the Howe Center in Rutland on 1 Scale Avenue.

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Neshobe Golf Club announces summer events

Officials of the Neshobe Golf Club in Brandon have announced a list of upcoming entertainment events.

Film festival in Middlebury, Aug. 27-30

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is scheduled for Aug. 27-30.

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Pack the Paramount Food Drive June 26-27

With local food shelves continuing to see high demand for their services, organizers from WJJR and Green Mountain Power today announced plans for the 2015 Pack the Paramount Food Drive.