Category Archives: The Arts

Carving out a niche for themselves

By Emily Cutts  |  Correspondent. WEST RUTLAND — Resident interns at the Carving Studio & Sculpture Center say it’s an internship like no other. For the five college students who…

Inside humor: ‘The Comedians’ falls short of greatness

By JIM SABATASO  |  Correspondent. The show-within-a-show is an odd bit of meta-comedy with a rich history. Classic shows like “The Dick van Dyke Show,” “The Muppet Show,” “The Larry…

ARTS PREVIEW: April 23-29, 2015

BRANDON Trio con brio Vermont Virtuosi – “one of the state’s preeminent professional chamber music ensembles” (The Times Argus) – continues its 2015 season with a concert for flute, clarinet,…

ARTS PREVIEW: February 19-25, 2015

PUTNEY Dreaming elephants? On Feb. 20 and 21 Sandglass Theater welcomes the puppet artist, Amanda Maddock, with a new collaborative work, “Do Elephants Dream of Eclectic Sheep?” Performances are at…

Cave of ice castles opens at Stratton

By DAN COLTON  |  Correspondent. STRATTON — A wintry attraction of epic proportions has made its home in Stratton this year. Giant ice castles, with frozen walls up to 35…

Just going with it: The art of keeping on

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY | By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG Lettered in black magic marker on one of James Mathis’ smallest abstracts — a display of color and shapes covering a small…

Viewer discretion: The best & worst TV of 2014

By JIM SABATASO | Correspondent. It’s that time of year. That magical time when we look back on a year of television and pass judgment one last time. What did we…

Teacher’s props are Hollywood hits

By JIM SABATASO | Correspondent. Most people know John Peterson from his day job. For almost 30 years, he has taught history at Rutland High School, inspiring students with his passion,…

+FIVE: September 24 – October 1, 2014

Henna: History, Culture and Rituals Thursday, September 25 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Lawrence Memorial Library Bristol, VT Henna artist Bridgette Bartlett will be this month’s speaker for the One World…

Fran Bull: Stationing Art in the Community

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY  |  By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG Red eyes stare out from white faces, their red mouths open as if singing, talking, screaming, or in one scene, possibly on…