Songwriter Chad Conant makes debut album count

With the banjo, Chad Conant found his passion for playing and singing, and before long he was playing open mikes, putting together a band and writing his own music.

Podcasters trumpet the splendors of Orwell

What do you get when you put two middle-aged Orwellians in a closet with a microphone? Why, a podcast of course!

The trip of a lifetime: Sas Carey takes the long road

Since the first time Sas Carey stepped foot on Mongolian soil in the summer of 1994, she felt a “leading” — a calling to “support and document the traditional Mongolian nomadic lifestyle.”

Dancers connect sound, movement and technology in The Wilds

Stretch your understandings and creativity in this new event where live dancers use motion capture technology and simultaneous animation to generate a world of sound, light and visual media.

1-2-3 Act! Bristol’s one-act plays are back

The stage is set; the audience is seated; the curtain rises… Putting on a play, is as easy as 1-2-3, right?

For pastel painter, home is where the art is

Judy Albright not only reflects these values in her art, but also by using her work to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Addison County, which partners with families, volunteers and donors to build highly efficient and sustainable homes for people in the co … (read more)

Skiers take on challenge for Alzheimer’s benefit

Early on in the event’s history, Bruce Beeken’s mother developed Alzheimer’s Disease and the Camel’s Hump Challenge focused its efforts on raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia.

Alyx Magic brings the wonder back this winter

Lucky for us, an afternoon magic show is slated for Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Vergennes Opera House, with magician Alyx Hilshey. 

Retired history professor helps find ‘Sasqua’

Before settling into a long and successful career as a professor of American and Atlantic-World history, Bill Hart started off in his early 20s as an actor. 

Year in review 2022

Over the past 12 months, 52 issues and over 800 pages, we highlighted the work of more than 39 local artists, actors, musicians and craftspeople; saw more than 47 exhibits and 18 film events.

Sweet structures build community

A bunch of folks at Middlebury College competed in this year’s first Employee Gingerbread House Competition, which was held this past Friday at McCullough Student Center in Wilson Hall.

Listen up to Vergennes musician’s new song

“Oh Jen!” is inspired by the true story of the artist unknowingly getting married with a “used” wedding band.

Art from above: Inside Caleb Kenna’s new book

After a generous spread in a July 2020 edition of The New York Times featuring his drone images, local photographer Caleb Kenna got a book deal.

Broadway Direct taps 17 years in Vergennes

A spectacular lineup of performers will take the stage on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m., to perform musical numbers from “Guys and Dolls,” “Ragtime,” “Hairspray” and a special tribute to Stephen Sondheim.

Coffeehouse serves musicians & music lovers

The debut performance of the new music series in Cornwall late last month was a resounding success.