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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". Environmental writer Bill McKibben has been saying that since the late 1980s, when his book The End of Nature sounded one of the earliest alarms about global warming. McKibben's also a practiced student of North Country ecology. He lives part-time in the southern Adirondack town of Johnsburg. McKibben sat down with David Sommerstein to envision what the North Country might be like in a warmer world. He says it's already happening.  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, Finding Home, includes more than 20 works by Driver from the early '70s to today. Driver says his art reflects a deep interest in science and the vastness of space, and is fueled by the question, "Are we alone in the universe?" He spoke with Todd Moe.  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 been identified, planned to go ice fishing. Brian Mann has details.  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
El Gleno Grande -- one of many acts at this year's First Night Burlington

Burlington's 23rd First Night Celebrates the Arts

The stars will come out to shine Saturday when Burlington's New Year's Eve substance-free celebration of the arts brings together over 1,000 artists from around the region to...  Go to full article
Stephan Jost

New Shelburne Director Looks For New Audiences

The Shelburne Museum on the Vermont side of Lake Champlain has a new director. Stephan Jost will take over as head of one of the country's most celebrated regional...  Go to full article
The power of the voice: "shaped note" singers in DeKalb, NY.

The Enduring Appeal of Shaped Note Singing

Each week across the country, thousands of people meet in churches, schools and homes to perform one of the oldest styles of American music. It's called "shaped note"...  Go to full article

VT Gov Joins IP Protest In Ticonderoga

Hundreds of New Yorkers and Vermonters turned out last night for a public hearing in Ticonderoga. They came to debate International Paper's plan to use recycled car tires as...  Go to full article

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