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Kathryn Blume
Kathryn Blume

Vermont Actor Uses Updated Greek Play to Fight Global Warming

Actress and playwright Kathryn Blume of Charlotte, Vermont, is developing a one-woman solo performance piece with the working title of Boycott. The piece aims to raise awareness of global warming. Blume is an actor, writer and co-founder of the Lysistrata Project, the first worldwide theatrical event for peace, and is also an Artistic Associate at Vermont Stage Company. She spoke with our resident theatre critic Connie Meng.  Go to full article
From Left - David Rossmer, Courtney Cook, Kevin Rockover.

Theatre Review: Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at Vermont Stage

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris runs at Vermont Stage in the FlynnSpace in Burlington through May 7. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article

"Primetime" Story Prompts Ethics Debate

Franklin County District Attorney Derek Champagne says it's too late to file criminal charges against a Vermontville man videotaped while hitting and slapping his 15-year-old daughter. But Champagne says state and local officials are reviewing whether three children still living in the home of Joe and Lynn Nelson are receiving proper care. Last Friday, the ABC news magazine "Primetime" broadcast footage of the Nelson home that included scenes of physical and emotional violence. The footage aired as part of a documentary on stepfamilies struggling with children from separate marriages. The broadcast prompted a public outcry. As Brian Mann reports, it has also triggered a new debate over the ethics of journalism.

A warning: Some of the sounds in this story are violent and disturbing.  Go to full article

Franklin County DA Says Too Late For Abuse Charges in "Primetime" Case

Franklin County's district attorney says it's too late to prosecute a man who punched and slapped his daughter. The incident was recorded by a film crew with ABC News in...  Go to full article
Bill McKibben

Global Warming, North Country Style

The debate over global warming and climate change has, for the most part, ended. It's for real. Last week's cover of Time Magazine screamed "Be worried, be very worried". ...  Go to full article
<i>Persistence of Innocence</i>, 1992, David Driver

Art That Blends Science and Fantasy

A new exhibit featuring the works of Vermontville artist David Driver continues this month at Evergreen Valley Nursing Home in Plattsburgh. Sponsored by Norte Maar,...  Go to full article

ATV Death On Lake George

An ice fisherman from Vermont died on Lake George Tuesday morning after his 4-wheeled ATV broke through the ice. State police say the 72-year-old from Rutland, who hasn't...  Go to full article
Bill Demong from Vermontville sails over the Italian Alps (N. Battaglia)

Vermontville's Demong Finishes 25th In Nordic Combined

The Olympics continue today in Italy. Vermontville native Bill Demong competed Tuesday in the Nordic combined, an event that combines ski jumping with cross-country racing. ...  Go to full article
The Flynn's original Art Deco 1930 opening night program.

Burlington's Flynn Celebrates 75 Years

A special gallery exhibit at the Flynn Center in Burlington celebrates the center's colorful history. The Flynn was a movie palace in the 1930's and was reborn as a...  Go to full article
Donald Grody as Niels Bohr and Mark Nash as Walter Heisenberg.

Theatre Review: Copenhagen at Vermont Stage

The prize-winning play Copenhagen has opened at Vermont Stage in Burlington and runs through February 5. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night...  Go to full article

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