Barn Opera hosts world premiere of ‘Giacomo’s Muse’

This performance is loosely based on the scandalous events that transpired in the life of world-famous (and notorious womanizer) composer Giacomo Puccini, told through a contemporary construct. 

Brandon holds Memorial Day event

The parade will be followed by the town’s historical flower girl ceremony, a recitation of The Gettysburg Address, and a 21-gun salute.

Brandon silent film series screens ‘The Temptress’

It’s a film with two completely different endings: one sad and tragic, and the other uplifting and positive.

Music festival imagines a world with zero pollution

Imagine a music festival that’s still awesome fun but with zero waste and zero emissions, where food and drink are served only in reusable and/or biodegradable containers and everything is powered by solar.

Brandon Inn changes hands

As of last week, the historic Brandon Inn has a new owner: Isidro “Sid” Beccar-Varela.

Vermont-made ‘Farm Boy’ film screens in 3 area towns

George Woodard’s new film, “The Farm Boy,” will screen at Holley Hall in Bristol on May 5, and in Brandon and Randolph this coming weekend.

Barn Opera presents ‘The Letters of Charlotte’ on Feb. 24-25

Based on “The Sorrows of Young Werther” by Goethe, the opera “The Letters of Charlotte” by J. Massenet, is centered around the young poet, Werther, who falls in love with Charlotte, who is already engaged to be married to someone else.

Fiddlers jam in Brandon

The Champlain Valley fiddlers will hold its Brandon Jam on Sunday, Feb. 19, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Brandon American Legion on Franklin Street.

Brandon woman makes bid for selectboard

Brandon resident Cecil Reniche-Smith is seeking a one-year term on the Brandon selectboard. 

RNESU superintendent full of hope and pragmatism

Kristin Hubert welcomed the school year at RNESU with hope and pragmatism. Six months into her tenure, it’s these sentiments that continue to shape Hubert’s vision.

Brandon will get you in the holiday spirit with music, shows and sales

You can start your holiday season off this weekend with a meaningful and enduring tradition of remembrance in Brandon — the Brandon Memory Tree.

A Brandon musician finds her own shooting star

It’s been almost a year since local singer-song writer Breanna Elaine, 25, quit her day job and dedicated herself to becoming a full-time professional musician.

Brandon Artists Guild opens Holiday Show exhibit and shop

The downtown Brandon gallery is hung with care to share the joy of the holidays.

Swing Noire to play at Brandon Music next Saturday

Swing Noire will perform their inimitable style of gypsy jazz at Brandon Music for the final show of the season on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Zen and the art of monster pumpkins

Ethan Nelson has been growing huge pumpkins around these parts since he saw Dan Boyce’s Vermont-record, one-ton pumpkin in 2018. It’s become more than a pastime for the Brandon resident.