Arts

Mark Barry Shows Paintings at  Central Vermont Medical Center Gallery

Mark Barry Shows Paintings at Central Vermont Medical Center Gallery

BERLIN — Artist Mark Barry is exhibiting his paintings at Central Vermont Medical Center’s first floor art gallery. The show, titled “Eating, Playing, Dancing, Squeezing, Loving”,  runs from now until August 4, 2017. Barry’s paintings came to the attention of gallery director Maureen Burgess when he exhibited last summer at the Bennington Museum.  “I instantly […]

Meet Poet Wayne Burke

Meet Poet Wayne Burke

by Nat Frothingham BARRE — Little about Wayne Burke’s early life suggested that one day he would seize upon writing and poetry with the discipline and passion he brings to that craft today. In an interview with The Bridge, Burke — now 63 — who lives in Barre — described his present commitment to poetry: […]

4th Annual Do Good Fest Saturday

4th Annual Do Good Fest Saturday

Free Music Festival Features Guster, Adam Ezra Group, Two Other Bands MONTPELIER — National Life Group’s fourth annual Do Good Fest, presented by The Point, will feature alternative rock band Guster and three other bands on Saturday. Burlington-based Kat Wright will kick off the free music festival at 4 p.m., followed by Dwight & Nicole also of Burlington at 5, and New England fan favorite The […]

‘Worthen Block’ by James Secor  Selected ‘Best in Show’ at Wood Art Gallery

‘Worthen Block’ by James Secor Selected ‘Best in Show’ at Wood Art Gallery

MONTPELIER —  Artist James Secor of Montpelier won the ‘Best in Show’ award for his artwork “Worthen Block” currently on exhibit as part of the Summer Juried Show, at the T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St. Jurors for the exhibit were August Burns, Ellis Jacobson and David Schutz. Secor said, “I was drawn […]

POETRY: The Breeze, July 2017

The Black Lagoon Lives On The Moon The black lagoon lives on the moon The moon has cheese spilling on its knees The moon likes peas but can only eat cheese The moon is white but is not very light The black lagoon lives on the moon —Leonie Fournier, age 8, Union Elementary School, Montpelier […]

‘The Robot that Lives on Fern’s Head in Vermont’

‘The Robot that Lives on Fern’s Head in Vermont’

A story by Forrest (age 6) and Fern (age 2) Carter-Pearson, Mas (the Robot), and Bünt (the Bird), in collaboration with Julia Barstow “Julia, draw a robot with lots of arms, lots of eyes, and lips, with a bird on its head. A robot on Fern’s head that lives in Vermont.” -Fern, age 2 A robot named […]

Making and Sharing Comic Books to Small Groups

Making and Sharing Comic Books to Small Groups

by Jackson Reeves      When you notice you are good at drawing comic book art, you may want to write and illustrate your own comic book. You may also want to share it with classmates at school or friends and family. Making comics is quite easy, if you have the right equipment. You first […]

Mauritius Caesar

Mauritius Caesar

by Ben Merrylees Think a summer spent reading Shakespeare sounds dull? Then how about a summer reading graphic novel adaptations of Shakespearean plays?! WIth some funding from The University of Vermont’s Office of Undergraduate Research and the guidance of Shakespeare-extraordinaire Professor Andrew Barnaby, this is exactly what I got to do with the time between […]

Memorial Celebration of the Life and Work of David Budbill

Memorial Celebration of the Life and Work of David Budbill

by Will Kyle BARRE — A memorial Celebration of the Life and Work of David Budbill, “the People’s Poet of Vermont,” will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 25 at the Barre Opera House. William Parker, a longtime collaborator with David, and an influential and prominent avant-garde bassist and composer from […]

“Age out Loud” Comedic Stories at the Barre Opera House on Friday June 9 will benefit the Central Vermont Council on Aging

BARRE — Central Vermont Council on Aging is hosting “Age Out Loud”, an evening of comedic storytelling on Friday June 9, 7:30 at the Barre Opera House.  Join award winning popular Moth style storytellers, Susanne Schmidt and Kevin Gallagher for an evening of funny, warm stories about families and aging with special local guests, Willem Lange […]