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<i>Disappearances</i> stars Kris Kristofferson
Disappearances stars Kris Kristofferson

Conversation: Vermont film director Jay Craven

Vermont filmmaker Jay Craven will present his new film Disappearances tonight at the City Hall auditorium in Plattsburgh. Disappearances stars Kris Kristofferson as a would-be rumrunner in the 1930s. Craven told Brian Mann that he's worked to develop a form of grassroots film-making in Vermont.  Go to full article
<i>Four Dark Red Apples--Black Tray</i>, 1920, Collection of Donna & Marvin Schwartz

In O'Keeffe's Lake George Period, a First Flowering

The artist Georgia O'Keeffe is most famous for her paintings of the American Southwest. Her unique mingling of naturalism and abstraction seem permanently intertwined with the deserts and mesas of New Mexico. But O'Keeffe's first maturity as an artist -- and her first fame -- came during the 1920s when she spent summers living and painting in Lake George. Many of her iconic ideas and techniques were developed in the Adirondacks. Brian Mann visited the new Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition, which opened this weekend at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont.  Go to full article

Theatre Review: The Pirates of Penzance in Colchester

The Pirates of Penzance runs through July 2 at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article
photo: NFCT website

Four-State Canoe Trail Celebrates a New Beginning

A 740-mile water trail that connects four states in the Northeast gets a fresh start Saturday as volunteers celebrate a five-year effort to mark and map it. A ribbon-cutting...  Go to full article
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...  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...  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...  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

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