A classic Christmas tale plays for everyone

Nine seasoned actors and five local children will take the stage at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury to perform an imaginative and theatrical version of Charles Dickens’s classic “A Christmas Carol.”

‘The Nutcracker’ comes to the Flynn

Albany Berkshire Ballet (ABB) present its 47th annual tour of “The Nutcracker,” which will come to the Flynn Main Stage in Burlington on Saturday, Nov. 27, at 3 p.m.

Book review: Powder Days — by Heather Hansman

You know ski season is right around the corner when the ski films drop, but this year, a ski book has dropped, so let’s go, let it snow.

‘She Kills Monsters’ plays in Middlebury

The Middlebury College Department of Theatre will present “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen and directed by Olga Sanchez Saltveit, from Dec. 2-4, in Wright Memorial Theatre.

Poet’s corner: An autumn radiance

I’ve always admired poems that take the mundane events of our lives and imbue them with a luster that lingers nearby, but that often goes unnoticed.

Submit a short story, poem or essay for the Vermont Writers’ Prize

Green Mountain Power (GMP) and VERMONT Magazine are urging writers to get their entries ready for one of the state’s premiere literary contests, the Vermont Writer’s Prize.

‘Showing Up’ takes the stage in Middlebury

Addison County natives Miranda Ferriss Jones and Vanessa Dunleavy are coming back to the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, on Nov. 18-20, to finally perform their musical “Showing Up.”

North Branch School educator to read from his book

The reading, at Tourterelle Restaurant in New Haven, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 21, 4:30-6 p.m., and is open to the public.

Book review: All the Feels — by Olivia Dade

Romance novels, as a genre, are enjoying a resurgence — the guarantee of a happy ending can make the experience of reading one very relaxing and enjoyable in stressful times.

Snake Mountain Bluegrass play Brandon Music

The group is known for their vocal, instrumental and original songwriting talents, plus a great sense of humor and onstage banter. 

‘Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street’ premieres in Middlebury

The film invites viewers to go inside the hearts and minds of the Sesame Street creators, artists, and educators who established one of the most influential and enduring children’s series in television history.

Michele Fay Band releases new album

After seven long years, the Michele Fay Band is finally releasing its newest cd:  “Zucchini Days.” 

‘Deli People’ bring dark comedy to YouTube

Recent Middlebury College graduates Cole Merrell and Jacob Morton wrote and shot an eight-episode web series called “The Deli People.”

Book review: A Line to Kill — by Anthony Horowitz

The third Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery, this whodunnit may be my favorite in the series.

Buster Keaton comedy concludes silent film series

He never smiled on camera, earning him the nickname of “the Great Stone Face.” But Buster Keaton’s comedies rocked Hollywood’s silent era with laughter throughout the 1920s.

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