Arts & Entertainment


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Vermont artist's giant Da Vinci statue to tour the USA

It’s easy for those mythologically inclined to imagine how Vermont sculptor Dennis Sparling could have emerged in our universe via a fiery furnace—for all the molten, primordial elements comprising 10,000 years of human art, poetry, theater, science and engineering, which simmer just below the surface of the New Haven artist’s amazing corpus, have been sintered into one dazzling, clastic vision of the cosmos.

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Multi-talented Liz Lerman to perform in Middlebury

Artist Liz Lerman is a national pioneer...

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Fair, field days chronicler is a Rutland native

Author and photographer Charles Fish grew up just one mile from a fairground in Vermont, so it’s easy to see why he’s had a lifelong fascination—and passion—for the rural ways of the Green Mountain State’s fair and farm field days circuit.

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A cappella from across the pond

The Middlebury College Performing Arts Series will present the renowned British a cappella sextet The King’s Singers on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at Mead Memorial Chapel.

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Ferrisburgh woman creates “buy local” Internet directory

As the Eagle reported earlier this year, artist Maxine Davis, owner of Maxine Davis Glass Art in North Ferrisburgh, has been on a mission. Davis’ free website creation, FerrisburghList.com, is now up and running.

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Neville Brothers' Charles Neville to perform in Vergennes

Charles Neville, a popular Blues saxophone player and second oldest of the legendary Neville Brothers, will bring his New Orleans-style sound, soul, talent and a four-piece band, Gent Treadly, to the Vergennes Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

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Letter to the Editor: Mark Foley

Mark Foley and Art Jones’ roles at the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce annual meeting felt like the perfect antidote for a cold, wet fall day in Rutland.

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Vermont author explores patriotism, absolution

On Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m, Phoenix Books Rutland will host Stephen Kiernan for a talk on his new novel, "The Hummingbird"

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Auditions for Washington irving's "...Sleepy Hollow" in Rutland

Rutland Youth Theatre presents “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Oct. 16, at 7 p.m., and Oct. 17, at 2 p.m., and 7 p.m.

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Mystery author to talk about new Joe Gunther novel

Fact may be stranger than fiction, but fiction may be truer than you imagine. That’s certainly true for vermont-based mystery writer Archer Mayor who, in addition to writing the New York Times bestselling Joe Gunther series, is an investigator for the sheriff’s department, the state medical examiner, and has 25 years of experience as a firefighter and EMT.

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Middlebury filmmaker’s “Ceremony” about mysterious shamans

It’s a treat to have a local filmmaker take an interest in her homefront audience. Middlebury resident Sas Carey, a registered nurse with a passion for motion picture production, has directed a fascinating visual exploration of the mysterious ways of the shamans of northern Mongolia.

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'60s folk-rock icon Arlo Guthrie to perform in Rutland

"Alice's Restaurant" anniversary tour

Legendary folk music icon Arlo Guthrie will play the historic Paramount Theatre in Rutland, on Oct. 6, 2015 as a part of his 18-month North American tour to celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired the seminal song, "Alice's Restaurant Massacree".

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Ferrisburgh museum receives two grants

The Walter Cerf Community Fund has awarded the Rokeby Museum a grant to be paid over three years to support exhibits, programs, and publicity.

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‘802 Vt. Music Showcase’ at Paramount Theatre

Paramount Theatre officials announced last week that the second show in its new series, the 802 VT Music Showcase, featuring Vermont bands on the main stage. The show will take place on Thursday, Oct. 22 at the historic performing arts and motion picture theater, located at 30 Center St., in downtown Rutland.

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Middlebury College plans ambitious arts, performance season for 2015-16

Middlebury College’s Annual Nicholas R. Clifford Symposium kicks off each academic year with campus-wide activities and discussions.