The Friends of the Middlebury College Museum of Art are seeking nominations for their 2014 Arts Awards recognition program, now in its sixteenth year.
Award-winning photographer Brett Simison’s exhibition "The Pane in Empty Rooms" will open at Middlebury’s Jackson Gallery at the Town Hall Theater on March 21. There will be an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. The photographs will remain on display through May 9.
The Better Middlebury Partnership pulled off another hat trick last weekend with its Sixth Annual Vermont Chili Festival.
College of St. Joseph has selected Bruce Bouchard, executive director of the Paramount Theatre in Downtown Rutland, to receive this year’s Commitment to Excellence Award at its annual Provider Scholarship Ball.
March explodes with music, the arts, and lectures at the Mahaney Center for the Arts at Middlebury College
St. Patrick's Day
March is a busy month for live entertainment at Two Brothers Tavern in downtown Middlebury...
The Paramount Theatre will set the stage for the six-time Grammy Award-winning Irish folk group the Chieftains, Monday, March 10, at 8 p.m.
Maria von Trapp, a member of the internationally famous musical family of the 1930s-40s and portrayed in “The Sound of Music” stage musical and motion picture, died at her home in Stowe Feb. 18. She was 99.
Wind turbines are supposed to be a politcially correct alternative energy source which helps replace fossil-fuel and nuclear-power sources. However, all is not rosey in greenland’s garden as illustrated by the often rancorous NIMBY debate over wind-turbine placement.
RoseLee Goldberg, author, scholar, curator, and founder of the Performance biennial in New York, will speak at Middlebury College on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 4:30 pm in the Concert Hall of the Mahaney Center for the Arts.
On Saturday, Feb. 22 and Sunday Feb. 23 at 10 a.m, Lillian Kennedy will create a painting of the Vergennes Falls and answer questions that you may have about landscape painting. This is free and open to the public.
On Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m., the annual Farmers’ Night program presented by the Vermont Historical Society will feature “Oh You Twenty-Sixth Division,” sheet music written and published in Vermont by Fritz Buchner.
A year after the horrific flood of November 1927, author H.P. Lovecraft visited his publishing friend Vrest Orton in Vermont. Orton had escaped New York City to spend time with family and friends in the Brattleboro-Townshend area; he was only too happy to welcome Lovecraft for an engaging, up-close tour of Vermont’s uprooted, post-diluvian landscape.
I don’t normally talk about books I read, but recently, I became fully absorbed by a Scribner 2004 anniversary reprint of aviator’s Charles A. Lindbergh’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1954 book, “The Spirit of St. Louis”. This wonderful book is an account of Lucky Lindy’s historic 1927 New York-to-Paris solo flight aboard the experimental airplane named, The Spirit of St. Louis.
Brandon Music presents the singer and pianist duo of Sarah Stone and Fred Barnes for an evening of romantic music on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Their program will include music about love and relationships by Rogers and Hart, Johnny Mercer, Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, Burt Bacharach, and others from the Great American Songbook.