Singer Sarah King is off to kick cancer

Just 72 hours after her newest album, “When It All Goes Down,” was released — Sarah King received an unwelcome diagnosis from her doctor: “He told me I have thyroid cancer.”

Jay Craven: My new film digs into Vermont’s origin story

I’ll play my new film, “Lost Nation,” this Saturday at Middlebury Town Hall Theater, as a part of the film’s Vermont 50 Town Tour. It will screen here again on Aug. 10. JAY CRAVEN The film is a Revolutionary War-era action drama set in the early upstart R … (read more)

Classic silent film ‘The Cameraman’ to screen in Brandon Saturday with live music

Buster Keaton stars in “The Cameraman” (1928), a classic silent comedy to be screened with live music this Saturday, July 20, at 7 p.m., at the Brandon Town Hall.

Craven’s new film, ‘Lost Nation,’ to screen in Middlebury on Saturday

This Revolutionary War-era action drama is set in the early upstart Republic of Vermont with some notable historic characters fleshed out in an exciting story.

Ruminations on the Run: St. Augustine to Old Town, Fla.

Florida is a complicated place. The state has recently reclaimed its crown of having the fastest growing population in America.

The Baffo Box Show presents compact cardboard comedy

Performed in a one-of-a-kind suit-stage, this show packs classic hand puppetry, Dadaist ventriloquism, and stand-up comedy into a cardboard box.

Actors tell “Stories That Made Us” at Bald Mountain Theater

In “Stories That Made Us” the performers come to the rehearsal room with stories, tales or songs that delighted them as children, made them the artists that they are,

252 Free piano concert to be held in Monkton

Composer-pianist David Feurzeig’s Play Every Town: 252 free concerts in each of Vermont’s 252 towns looks to confront climate change through the power of community and music. It’s Monkton this weekend.

Get ready for the 10th annual MNFF preview party on Wednesday

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival presents its annual Preview Party on Wednesday, July 24, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Marquis Theatre Café.

Homeward Bound learns lessons from The Cat Daddy

Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, had what Director of Development Hannah Manley called a “once in a lifetime opportunity” on Tuesday afternoon, when the-one, the-only, “Cat Daddy” Jackson Galaxy came to visit.

Local artists with family ties exhibit at Jackson Gallery

‏Mary and Fred Lower are spouses who share a painting studio in Middlebury. Cousins Judy Albright and Cristine Kossow live across the street from each other. Sisters Jennifer Steele Cole and Elinor Steele Friml grew up in Charlotte in a family of artists.

Otter Creek Music Festival brings free concerts and more

Originally known as the Salisbury Summer Series, established by architectural historian and Middlebury College professor, Glenn Andres, in collaboration with the Salisbury Congregational Church and Point CounterPoint Camp in honor of the Salisbury Church’ … (read more)

Form and Nature: New artist opens show in Middlebury

Artist Ellen Rolli joined Edgewater in June.“Form & Nature: Contemporary Still Life Interpretations” is her solo exhibition, which opened June 28 at the Gallery at the Falls.

Volunteers needed for Rokeby Bat Census Team

Each July the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife deploys community scientists to conduct a census of established bat colonies.

Ruminations on the Run: Jekyll Island, Ga. to St. Augustine Beach, Fl.

‏In our last few days on Jekyll Island, we returned to the Goodyear Cottage Gallery in the historic district. It offers jury-selected arts and crafts created by Island residents.

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