Arts

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 […]

Lost Nation Theater to Perform Sondheim’s  “Into the Woods”

Lost Nation Theater to Perform Sondheim’s “Into the Woods”

by Nat Frothingham MONTPELIER — As the gate of summer swings open, Lost Nation Theater will be presenting Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning musical “Into the Woods” for three weekends beginning on June 1 and running through June 18. There will be a preview performance on June 1 — and in the spirit of Cinderella’s ball […]

A Pop-Up Picture Show in Burlington on June 2 “You Can Hear Music in These Pictures”

A Pop-Up Picture Show in Burlington on June 2 “You Can Hear Music in These Pictures”

by Nat Frothingham PLAINFIELD — Dee Kalea of Creative Music Photography, Plainfield, will present a one-day, pop-up exhibit of her Jazz, Latin and Brazilian photographs of current and past musical performing greats on Friday, June 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the New City Galerie at 132 Church Street in downtown Burlington just across […]

Artist Uses Recycled Materials

Artist Uses Recycled Materials

by Judy Greenwald MONTPELIER — Spring has Sprung, at least in front of Beverage Barn on Main Street in Montpelier (last year). The entrepreneurial artist of this floral installation is Gene Leon, the king of upcycling. Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality […]

Auto Heaney Exhibit at Hunger Mountain Coop

Auto Heaney Exhibit at Hunger Mountain Coop

The Auto Heaney exhibit opens Today (May 4) at Hunger Mountain Coop on 623 Stone Cutters Way in Montpelier. Auto Heaney is the signature of local artist Garrett Heaney who currently works at the Coop and proofreads and writes for The Bridge. Rumor has it that Heaney is in talks with local shop-owner Hayden Durkee […]

A Taste of Live Band Karaoke at Sweet Melissa’s

A Taste of Live Band Karaoke at Sweet Melissa’s

by Michael Jermyn MONTPELIER — I now know what it feels like to be Mick Jagger singing “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” with the Rolling Stones behind me. I know how it feels to be David Bowie singing “Ziggy Stardust.” I know what it feels like to be Elton John singing Bennie, Bennie… “Bennie and the Jets!” […]

Onion River Chorus Spring Concert Planned — Masterworks from the German Choral Tradition: Bach, Schutz, Distler

MONTPELIER — Onion River Chorus presents German choral masterworks from three centuries by J.S. Bach, Heinrich Schütz and Hugo Distler in two concerts: Saturday May 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday May 14 at 7 p.m., both at the Unitarian Church in Montpelier. The Montpelier community chorus of 65 voices is led by Larry Gordon […]

“Songs From a Mountain Recluse” to Premiere

“Songs From a Mountain Recluse” to Premiere

by Nat Frothingham Vermont poet David Budbill, who died this past November, will be honored at a Capital City Concerts performance at the Montpelier Unitarian Church on Saturday evening, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. The final offering on what is being billed as the “PoemMusic” concert will feature the world premiere of a song cycle […]