Arts

Budding Poets On Display At Hunger Mountain Coop

Budding Poets On Display At Hunger Mountain Coop

MONTPELIER — From Rachel Senechel at the Kellogg Hubbard Library (one of the PoemCity coordinators), “Our thanks go out to Jason Miles, Barbara Austin-Hutchins, Matt McLane and the terrific students at Montpelier High School and Main Street Middle School for cutting, painting, assembling, and delivering the flowers for the Budding Poets Garden now on display […]

Bridge Staffers’ Poems Line State Street

Bridge Staffers’ Poems Line State Street

MONTPELIER — The Bridge staffers know how to enjoy PoemCity by participating and then checking out their work. Advertising Manager Michael Jermyn’s poem, “An Affirmation,” is fittingly displayed at Chill on State Street. Chill sells delicious frozen gelato. Also on State Street is Designer/Calendar Editor Marichel Vaught’s “Regretful Escape” at Katie’s Jewels. This is her […]

Myk Martinez Art Show Friday April 1

Myk Martinez Art Show Friday April 1

WAITSFIELD — Myk Martinez’s artwork will be shown Friday, April 1, from 5 – 6:30 at the Three Mountain Cafe in Waitsfield. Martinez is a multi-media artist known mostly for his cartooning, paintings and photography. He has learned his craft through self taught ritualism; creating at least one form of art a day for over […]

Poet Major Jackson To Speak At MHS

Poet Major Jackson To Speak At MHS

MONTPELIER — Poet Major Jackson visiting Montpelier High School today, Wednesday, March 23. According to Poetryfoundation.org, “Major Jackson’s books of poems are Holding Company (2010, Norton) and Hoops (2006, Norton), both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry, and Leaving Saturn (2002, University of Georgia Press), which was awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book of poems and was […]

Tour The World In Your Own Hometown

Tour The World In Your Own Hometown

by Ashley Witzenberger MONTPELIER — It’s that time of year again — downtown Montpelier welcomes the Green Mountain Film Festival March 18 to 27. As described on its website, the festival is presented by Focus on Film, a 31-year-old Central Vermont organization whose purpose is “to provide public film showings of cultural, social and historic […]

A Vermont Romance: Long-Lost Movie Treasure To Debut At  Montpelier Film Festival

A Vermont Romance: Long-Lost Movie Treasure To Debut At Montpelier Film Festival

by Ashley Witzenberger Picture it, Vermont, 1916…you will have an opportunity to do just that at this year’s Green Mountain Film Festival during the screening of a piece of lovingly restored cinematic history, “A Vermont Romance.” This silent era film displays the Vermont landscape 100 years ago, and was produced for the Vermont Advance newspaper […]

Governor’s Institutes of Vermont

Governor’s Institutes of Vermont

by Nat Frothingham PLAINFIELD — As I came through the door and entered the Haybarn Theater at Goddard College on February 21, I could feel and hear a buzz of youthful excitement. Inside the Haybarn was a near capacity crowd of students, parents, mentors and friends. Music was in the air and young people were […]

Comedy Divas To Give Benefit Performance

MONTPELIER — Vermont’s top comedy troupe from Burlington — the Vermont Comedy Divas — will perform at Montpelier City Hall Auditorium on Saturday, March 5 at 8 p.m. for an evening of stand-up comedy and laughter. The Comedy Divas will raise money to benefit the People’s Heath and Wellness Clinic in Barre which has been […]

Advance Ticket Sales for Two (March 5 and 6) Whiff Concerts Breaking Records

Advance Ticket Sales for Two (March 5 and 6) Whiff Concerts Breaking Records

The Whiffenpoofs are coming to town. Karen Kevra, artistic director of Capitol City Concerts, talked about two upcoming concerts on Saturday and Sunday featuring the world-famous Yale University Whiffenpoofs. Wrote Kevra, “Advance sale tickets to the Whiffenpoof concerts are going extremely well — the best ever pre-concert sales in the history of Capitol City Concerts! […]

Creativity Circles Forming

Facilitated by Margaret Blanchard “Personal creativity is a continuous process of bringing forth a changing vision of oneself and of oneself in relation to the world.” –Jean Baker Miller “Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, ‘It might have been.’” –Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. MONTPELIER — In Vermont we joke that behind […]