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Preview: Burlington's Annual Art Hop

Burlington's annual South End Art Hop gets underway Friday afternoon (5pm). It's a two-day celebration showcasing the works of over 300 of the region's best and brightest creative artists displayed throughout the core of Burlington's creative south end neighborhood. Art Hop Coordinator Cynthia Newton says the event is a fusion of commerce and culture.  Go to full article

Wolves Retain Endangered Species Protection

A federal judge in Montpelier, Vermont, says the Bush administration can't take gray wolves off the endangered species list until the animals return to the Northeast. Gray wolf populations have rebounded in the Great Lakes and the Rockies. As Brian Mann reports, some pro-environment groups want to reintroduce the predators in Maine, Vermont, and New York.  Go to full article

IP Applies for Tire Chip Burn

International Paper has re-submitted its application to conduct a controversial two-week test burn of tire chips at its Ticonderoga mill. As Chris Knight reports, the paper company now hopes the test can take place this fall.  Go to full article
John Hayden (left) as Charlie and Aaron Munoz as Jake.

Theatre Review: Stones in his Pockets at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester

Stones in his Pockets runs at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester through July 16. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article
Dwelvan David as Jim, John Gardiner as Huck.

Theatre Review: Big River at St. Michael's Playhouse, Colchester VT

The Huck Finn musical Big River opens the season at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester and runs through July 2. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the...  Go to full article

Burlington's "Chew Chew Fest" Celebrates 20 years

Vermont's annual feeding frenzy gets underway Friday morning (11 am) in Burlington's Waterfront Park. The Green Mountain Chew Chew Food Festival is celebrating its 20th...  Go to full article
A memorial celebration of Elsa Hilger's life will be held at Wake Robin Retirement Community in Shelburne, VT on Saturday, May 28th.

Obit: Cellist Elsa Hilger

Renowned cellist Elsa Hilger died Tuesday in Shelburne, Vermont. She was 101 years old. Hilger was the first woman, other than a harpist, to play in a major orchestra. She...  Go to full article

For Women Who Knit Too Much

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is the author of a book called At Knit's End, Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much. She also writes a funny web blog for people like her who...  Go to full article

Book review: "Alec's Primer"

"Once you learn to read you will be forever free." Frederick Douglass spoke these words when black slaves in the American south were forbidden to learn how to read and...  Go to full article
Kate Hampton as Ellen in <i>Vanya/Vermont</i>

Theatre Review: Vanya/Vermont at FlynnSpace in Burlington

Vermont Stage's Vanya/Vermont runs in Burlington's FlynnSpace through April 10. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng attended a recent performance and has our review.  Go to full article

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