Pet of the week: It’sss Bobby!

Bobby is an albino Burmese python, and he is very, very big because I took very good care of him by feeding him well.

Krampusnacht presents stories of light and dark

Bald Mountain Theater will once again present “Krampusnacht” for the Winter Solstice at the outdoor amphitheater in Rochester on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m.

‘La Syndicaliste’ screens in downtown Burlington

A political thriller based on a true story, Jean-Paul Salome’s “La Syndicaliste” is powered by a towering lead performance from the great Isabelle Huppert.

The Outside Story: A witch in the woods

In late autumn, well past the showy blossoms of summer, after even fall’s late bloomers have faded and the trees have dropped their leaves, there is one shrubby plant still putting on a flower show: American witch hazel.

‘Polaroid Stories’ reveals characters around us

Like the Polaroid, award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka has a play that captures moments and stories — for Iizuka’s play, it’s about individuals who live perilously close to the edge or beyond.

Middlebury Community Players calls for actors

The Middlebury Community Players will hold open auditions at Town Hall Theater on Dec. 4 and 5, for their winter 2024 production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a comedy by Christopher Durang.

Donate to the new Mike Lynch Fund

The Middlebury Community Players expressed deep sadness to hear of the recent passing of friend and lifetime member Mike Lynch.

Grammy-nominated jazz harpist makes her Vermont debut

The Middlebury Performing Arts Series will warm up an early winter’s night with a jazz concert by harpist Brandee Younger and her trio on Friday, Dec. 1.

Sound Investment puts on free jazz concert Dec. 2

‏Middlebury College’s Sound Investment Jazz Tentet will be presenting an evening of jazz standards at the Mahaney Arts Center’s Robison Concert Hall on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Chamber music concert to be held on Dec. 2

Traverse the Americas, and beyond, in this imaginative hour of chamber music with Heliand on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 7:30-8:30 p.m., at the Middlebury Community Music Center. 

Pet of the Week: Maverick “Little Ricky”

Meet this week’s featured pet!

Ask a Master Gardener: 7 essentials for your garden journal

Whether you choose a ready-made book, a calendar with plenty of room for notes or a three-ring binder to keep it all together, there are some things you’ll find incredibly helpful to keep track of in your garden journal from year to year.

Photographers collaborate on Double Vision

Middlebury photographer Caleb Kenna remembers a particular postcard that caught his eye 15 years ago. A postcard made by Don Ross. 

Sparrow has decked the gallery for the holidays

‏This yuletide season, Sparrow Art Supply presents “Home Is Where the Art Is,” an artisan market for holiday giving featuring creations by over 50 local artisans.

Ask a master gardener: Hibernating houseplants

Those lovely houseplants that clean the air and add beauty to our homes are primarily tropical natives.