Arts & Entertainment


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Open house to showcase Rutland staff, studio of PEGTV

Non-profit PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, invites the public to its open house Sept. 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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For local man, Beatles’ no. 9 has deep meaning

Bomoseen man studies esoteric number science

William “Bill” Maynard, 85, of Bomoseen has spent more than 30 years studying the cosmic, mystical unification theory of numbers.

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Wanted: actors for “Sleppy Hollow” musical

Rutland Youth Theatre will hold open auditions for “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Aug. 30 , from 3-6 p.m., and Aug. 31, from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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Local talent in the spotlight at “Dancing with the Rutland Stars 2015”

Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice (RAVNAH) will spearhead the return of its popular fundraising event, “Dancing with the Rutland Stars” for its fifth year.

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Historian takes illustrated look at Silver Lake history

The Salisbury Historical Society presents a pictorial and narrative of Leicester’s Silver Lake.

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Tough guy in Vermont: Hollywood star Charles Bronson

Tough guy Hollywood actor Charles Bronson—whose plaintive grave is set on the high ground of a small cemetery looking south to Mt. Ascutney in Vermont—was once described as a “man with a face like an eroded cliff.”

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1923 silent Buster Keaton comedy screens in Brandon, Aug. 15

Stone-faced silent clown Buster Keaton returns to the big screen with a showing of his feature film 'Three Ages' (1923) on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Brandon Town Hall and Community Center in Brandon, Vt.

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New coordinator hired at PEGTV

Officials of PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, announced the addition of Chelsea Tice as the government Channel 21 coordinator. Tice will be managing the channel, scheduling programming and showcasing new shows for the countywide channel.

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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.