New play tells the story of a reproductive rights pioneer

A few hours at the theater can help us escape momentarily from the wrenching problems of the real world. But sometimes a play does an even more important job by revealing and dramatizing the kind of person who might help bring us back from the brink, and how it might be done.

Mal Maiz & Afro-Latino Orchestra to play next World+Wine concert

The Aug. 19 show welcomes Costa Rican multi-instrumentalist Maiz “Brujo” Vargas Sandoval and his Afro-Latino Orchestra.

Bread & Puppet comes to the Snow Bowl

For the first time ever, Town Hall Theater presents Bread + Puppet at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl in Hancock.

Ciderstock brings Bleachers and MisterWives

Bleachers, known as one of the best live acts in the world, will headline when Ciderstock makes its return to Middlebury on Aug. 20. 

Local piano prodigy plays in Salisbury Aug. 19

Zachariah Burrows, who has been playing the piano for 13 years, enjoys a multitude of genres and often blends classical, jazz, and improv, as witnessed by the fact that he will be playing music by Schubert, Beethoven, Gershwin and the Beatles. 

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is back for the 8th year

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF) has announced details of its expansive 2022 film program, five-day film schedule, acclaimed honorees and special guests for its 8th annual fest, set for Aug. 24-28.

Whiting artist featured in SculptureNow Exhibition

Whiting artist Micajah Bienvenu, who moved to Vermont from the Pacific Northwest, is being featured in SculptureNow’s Exhibition 2022 at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home in Lenox, Mass.

Learn about the Bug Art collection at the Fairbanks Museum

The Henry Sheldon Museum welcomes Beau Harris, Collections Manager at the Fairbanks Museum for a virtual talk, “Bug Art at the Fairbanks Museum,” on Friday, Aug. 12, at noon.

The Outside Story: Blueberries, summer treasures

Among summer’s many sweet offerings are wild berries. And among these, blueberries are my favorite.

He doesn’t just direct musicals, he composes them, too

“People don’t change, you just get to know them better.” That is the reoccurring line/theme of Douglas Anderson’s first musical production, “Welcome to Paradise,” which will debut this month at the Town Hall Theater.

Ask a Master Gardener: All about blueberry season

While you are waiting for the plants to fruit, it is important not to make too many changes so that the shrubs can focus on berry production.

Big Apple Comedy Series wraps up on Aug. 12

The final Friday night of laughs will take place on Aug. 12, and will feature Friml, Nina Daniels (TBS, Showtime), Sam Evans (Just For Laughs) and Drew Lynch (America’s Got Talent).

Champlain Philharmonic offers free pops concert at Lincoln Peak

Bring your picnics, blankets and chairs and enjoy a Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) Pops Concert.

Point Counterpoint Faculty Ensemble plays in Salisbury

On Friday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m., the Salisbury Summer Performance Series will host a concert by the session three faculty of Point Counterpoint Music Camp under music directors Rita Porfiris and Anton Miller.

Christal Brown honored for outstanding achievement in the arts

Middlebury’s own Christal Brown, will receive the Walter Cerf Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts for her sustained contribution to the arts and its impact on Vermont cultural life.

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