Scene Stealers 05.31.18

Prize-winning poetsAn Evening of PoetryMay 31, 6:30 p.m.Phoenix Books2 Center St., RutlandApril Ossmann is the recipient of a 2013 Vermont Arts Council Creation Grant. Cynthia Huntington holds the Frederick Sessions…

Rutland Region Arts Preview

BELLOWS FALLSRoots on the RiverRoots on the River Festival, July 8-10, produced by Vermont Festivals LLC, celebrates its 19th, beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, when the gates open on a…

READER BULLETINS: May 31 – June 6, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comRUTLAND MEALS CHALLENGE BOWLING EVENTBowlers will gather at the Rutland Bowlerama on Friday, June 1 to fight hunger at a fundraiser…

Island hopping: ‘Archer’ reinvents itself again in season 9

By JIM SABATASO Correspondent Recently, I wrote about how TV series become less enjoyable as they age. As writers run out of original ideas, they tend to recycle or rehash…

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’: André Previn’s opera delivers the power

Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN Two American icons shared history when André Previn set Tennessee Williams’ 1947 masterpiece, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” to music as an opera in 1998. “The…

Local birders are out for the count

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer It was a big day for local birdwatchers last weekend, as the Rutland County Audubon Society undertook its Century Count. The count is an annual…

City meets new RRMC leader

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer About 100 people came to Grove Street last Wednesday to meet Claudio Fort, the new president and CEO of Rutland Regional Medical Center. Tom Huebner,…

Wallingford looks to have fun — and hike

By Susan Smalleer Staff Writer WALLINGFORD — The community needs more opportunities for residents to have fun, and ways to give the local economy a boost. That was the top…

Practice pays off for Girl on the Run

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer CASTLETON — When her race was over, Kelsey Adams didn’t really rest. Adams, 12 (“and a half”), of Pittsford, had just come in first in…

Castleton offers a pair of online degree courses

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer CASTLETON — Castleton University has been given permission to offer distance education for programs in accounting and nursing. The New England Association of Schools and…