Lessons from loss: healing after a beloved pet dies

Don Glauber to facilitate the group discussion healing journeys from the loss of a beloved pet.

New world music and wine series starts this summer at Lincoln Peak

Town Hall Theater’s new series World Music + Wine features a monthly music showcase celebrating sounds from around the world. From May through August at Lincoln Peak Vineyard, drink in the music of Kenya, Chile, Zimbabwe, Haiti, Brazil, and Costa Rica, pe … (read more)

Our family animals: Goodbye, Kitty

I never imagined I’d be a full-grown woman, weeping in my car over the death of my cat. But here I am. Kitty (real name: Haley) was 22. An ancient wonder-creature. A magical cuddle-beast. The runtiest one-eyed fur-angel that ever skulked the earth. We ado … (read more)

Folklife Center takes Young Traditions Vermont under its wing

Young Tradition Vermont will become a program of Middlebury’s Vermont Folklife Center effective July 1. The Vermont Folklife Center has collaborated closely with Young Tradition Vermont (YTV) for many decades in our complimentary missions to amplify and s … (read more)

Dan Forrest’s ‘Jubilate Deo’ to be sung in Hinesburg May 22

The Hinesburg Artist Series is bringing back Dan Forrest’s “Jubilate Deo” on Sunday, May 22, at St. Jude Catholic Church in Hinesburg, with performances at 2 and 4:30 p.m. Originally scheduled for March 2020, members of the Hinesburg Artist Series are thr … (read more)

Need a killer read? Check out these poison books

They say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but in this case you might want to…

Silent film series starts up again May 14

First up is Harold Lloyd in “For Heaven’s Sake” (1926), an uproarious romantic comedy which screens on Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m.

Vermont Sun hosts 37th triathlon series this summer

The Vermont Sun 5K, 10K and Half Marathon will be held Sunday, May 15, at Branbury State Park on Lake Dunmore in Salisbury. The series continues with three Triathlon dates.

Painter Sarah King explores motherhood in quarantine

Northern Daughters Gallery on Main Street in Vergennes, opened a solo exhibit from Connecticut artist Sarah King at the beginning of the month.

Capital City Concerts ends season with Bach performance

If you happen to be traveling north, go catch Capital City Concerts’ final show of the 2021-2022 season. On Saturday, May 21, the large ensemble will perform “Oh, for the Love of Bach,” at 7:30 p.m., at the Bethany United Church of Christ in Montpelier.

Ask a master gardener: Why you should embrace moss

Do you spend a lot of effort to get rid of the moss you find in your lawn? Knowing the benefits of moss may convince you otherwise.

Poet to read new work in Brandon

On Friday, May 20, from 7-8:30 p.m., The Compass Music and Arts Center, Park Village in Brandon will present an evening with acclaimed poet Paul Christensen.

A local novelist considers loss & change

“I use my family and myself for elements of the stories,” explained Estela González, who holds her Ph.D. in Latin American literature and has been teaching Hispanic Studies at Middlebury College for the past 25 years

The Grift: G23 celebrates band’s birthday at THT

How does The Grift celebrate 23 years as a band? With G23, a two-night rock extravaganza with some very special guests.

Local students present original one-acts

The Addison Repertory Theatre presents “Never Before Scene: Ten Minute One Acts” written by students from MUHS, MAUHS, OVUHS, VUHS and homeschool students on May 5, 6, 12 and 13, at 7 p.m.