Category Archives: The Arts

Arts Preview: September 11-17, 2014

WOODSTOCK Big Sam’s Funky Nation Pentangle Arts launches its 40th Season with a big band, a big sound and a big man. Trombone powerhouse and band leader “Big Sam” Williams,…

An Autumn Palette

Painting the Vibrant Colors of Fall in Watercolor Saturday, September 13th 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gallery at the VAULT 68 Main Street, Springfield, VT Have you been looking for…

Selling Classical Music… the Right Way

By JIM LOWE  |  Arts Correspondent. Much is said about classical music “dying,” but one look at Vermont’s concert calendar renders that idea laughable. Nevertheless, for classical music to thrive…

Castleton Presents ‘The Hungry Heart’: Prescription drug addiction documentary showing at Paramount

CASTLETON, Vt. – Castleton is pleased to present a showing of “The Hungry Heart” on Tuesday, September 9 at 7 p.m., in the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. “The Hungry Heart”…

Submissions being accepted for Vermont Writers’ Prize: Green Mountain Power and Vermont Magazine sponsor contest

COLCHESTER, VT. Entries are now being accepted for the Vermont Writers’ Prize, an annual competition sponsored by Green Mountain Power and Vermont Magazine that provides an opportunity for Vermont writers…

THEATER REVIEW: Blacks and whites on different planets?

By JIM LOWE  |  Correspondent. If you think a young African-American can be angry about America’s ongoing racial injustice, try a well-educated successful black college professor. “Different Planet,” Wolcott poet…

Barros: Enhancing the Relationship of Art and Culture

    Real conversations with Rutland’s movers and shakers Part five of a 10-part series COVER STORY  |  By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG A handful of tweens run noisily past the…

EMMA Brings Diverse Exhibit to Chaffee

By JANELLE FAIGNANT  |  Correspondent. Visitors to Chaffee Art Center’s recent show opening at the mansion on South Main Street had to pass between two tables of cheeses, crackers, and…

Love, Mary C.

By JANELLE FAIGNANT  |  Correspondent. After a few email exchanges, Mary Crowley and I decide to meet at the Bakery on West Street Wednesday morning. When I get to the…

Bouchard: Actor, Producer and Executive Director Talks About His Passion and Vision for the Paramount

  Real conversations with Rutland’s movers and shakers Part one of a 10-part series COVER STORY  |  By JANELLE FAIGNANT “When I walked in this theater for the first time…