Arts & Entertainment


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Green tower sculpture featured in Middlebury garden

A piece of contemporary outdoor sculpture is shaking things up in the Sheldon Museum’s period garden in downtown Middlebury this season.

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In the groove for Middlebury's Arts Walk

The Michele Fay Band, a popular Vermont-based acoustic quartet, performed at Middlebury’s Arts Walk Happy Hour at Two Brothers tavern July 11.

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Don Thompson: Playing Champlain

Preview: French Heritage Day 2014

When Don Thompson gets into French history, he does it with a passion. A retired teacher, Thompson prepared for his new career in living history with the help of his teacher wife Carol, show-and-tell artifacts from his own collection, and plenty of homework.

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Adam Myers remembered at RetroFit event

For those Addison County residents who knew him or worked along side him, Middlebury firefighter Adam Myers was a hard worker, caring friend, and devoted family man.

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Middlebury College’s carillons will ring in July 4

The sound of American freedom will ring loud and clear on the Middlebury College campus starting this July 4. This year’s Independence Day will kick off the summer-long beautiful sounds of ringing bells of the 29th annual Middlebury College Carillon Series.

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VSO Brass Quintet to celebrate 20th season in Rochester

Rochester, Vt., Chamber Music Society

On Sunday, June 29, at 6 p.m., the Rochester Chamber Music Society will present a Vermont Symphony Brass Quintet in celebration of the 20th anniversary season.

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Compass Music & Arts Center swings this July

Compass Music and Arts Center presents a four-week-long East Coast Swing Dancing workshop for beginners. David Allan of Green Mountain Stomp Swing Dancing will teach the proper posturing and connections and six to 12 basic, six-count swing patterns.

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Orwell's mini schoolhouse was a big History Expo hit

Vermont History Expo ‘14

Its dimensions may be a lot smaller than the average Vermont one-room schoolhouse was a century or more ago, but the Orwell Historical Society Museum’s recent traveling “schoolhouse-in-a-trailer”, is actually life size.

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Artist creating unique map of Weybridge

Weybridge Elementary School and Town of Weybridge officials announced a community art project being created by Annemie Curlin of Charlotte.

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Midd to host award-winning “Pentecost” production

The Middlebury College affiliated professional theater company PTP/NYC, formerly known as Potomac Theatre Project, will host a public work in progress showing of David Edgar’s award-winning play “Pentecost”, Friday, June 27, at 6 p.m.

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German art is focus of Middlebury celebration

In acknowledgment and celebration of the centenary of Middlebury’s German Language School, the museum wull feature selections from its own collection of German art, June 13-Aug. 10.

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Middlebury Arts Walk features bicycle art

Vermont Gran Fondo

The 2014 Middlebury Arts Walk season continues with over 25 locations throughout Middlebury featuring a variety of the visual and performing arts. On Friday, June 13, a special feature of bicycles turned into art by local artists will be exhibited throughout the downtown and Marble Works celebrating the inaugural Vermont Gran Fondo.

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Vermont duo to perform at Middlebury Arts Walk event

Middlebury’s Arts Walk will host a Happy Hour at Two Brothers Tavern, featuring Vermont performers Cooper and LaVoie, June 13, at 6 p.m.

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Vermont historic site to honor 200th birthday of “Star Spangled Banner”

Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site

On Saturday, June 14, the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton is celebrating Flag Day, as part of Vermont Days weekend, June 14-15, when admission to the Vermont State Historic Sites and day use State Parks is free.

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Hand-colored photography workshop planned

Learn the art of hand-coloring photographs at A workshop led by Melanie Considine on June 29, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The class will give an overview of the process, including print preparation, basic coloring techniques using photo oils, and finishing.