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Andy Toy fixes up a drawing that's gotten smudged. Photo: Sarah Harris
Andy Toy fixes up a drawing that's gotten smudged. Photo: Sarah Harris

Chalk is Burlington-area amateur artist's favorite medium

During his day job, Andy Toy is a salesman. But he's has always been a doodler, an amateur artist. He just never thought he'd make any money at it.

A few years ago, Andy was working an overnight shift at a hotel in Williston, Vermont. There was an empty chalkboard -- which Andy filled with intricate drawings, usually detailing the weather forecast and events around town.

His drawings caught people's attention, and now Andy creates chalkboard art for several Burlington-area businesses, including Hotel Vermont and the Burlington Beer Company.  Go to full article
"Full Circle" founder Camilla Rockwell.  Photo: Camilla Rockwell
"Full Circle" founder Camilla Rockwell. Photo: Camilla Rockwell

Burlington festival to explore the art and heart of aging

Burlington filmmaker Camilla Rockwell says because people are living longer, it's important to investigate the creative potential of these extra decades.

Rockwell is the founder of "Full Circle," Vermont's first regional festival to celebrate the joys and opportunities of aging. She told Todd Moe that the festival, being held throughout downtown Burlington on the weekend of April 11-13 is designed to inspire curiosity, connect generations and spark conversations.  Go to full article
Director Werner Herzog in Brussels. Photo: <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/91/Werner_Herzog_Bruxelles_03.jpg">Erinc Salor</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Director Werner Herzog in Brussels. Photo: Erinc Salor, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Students show films inspired by Herzog's footage

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- University of Vermont film students who got a chance to collaborate with award-winning director Werner Herzog will be showing their films in Burlington.

The free event takes place Wednesday night at 6:30 at the Burlington City Arts Center.  Go to full article
Natalie Cressman (courtesy nataliecressman.com)
Natalie Cressman (courtesy nataliecressman.com)

Singer/Trombonist Natalie Cressman's first northeast tour to include stops in Burlington and Lake Placid

Still in her early 20s, Natalie Cressman already has an impressive musical resume', including a recent degree from the Manhattan School of Music and five years of touring with former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. She's celebrating the release of her second CD with performances at Nectar's in Burlington and Smoke Signals in Lake Placid this weekend. Joel Hurd tells us more.  Go to full article
Brian McCarthy. Photo: Courtesy brianmccarthyjazz.com
Brian McCarthy. Photo: Courtesy brianmccarthyjazz.com

Saxophonist Brian McCarthy proves Vermont's jazz scene alive and well

Jazz saxophonist Brian McCarthy grew up in Vermont, went to college near New York City, then returned to Vermont to help ensure that jazz is alive and well in his home state. His latest CD is called "This Just In" and he's bringing the same fine quintet that plays on the CD to Lake Placid on February 21 and Middlebury on February 22.  Go to full article

New music: Frost and Fire's "Midwinter Spring"

Just in time for winter, the Vermont-based band Frost and Fire has released its debut album, Midwinter Spring. It includes original music, classic songs and tunes with titles like "Deep Freeze" and "Caald Nights o' Winter". The ensemble includes Aaron Marcus, Viveka Fox, Peter Macfarlane and Hollis Easter. The music on this first album is a blend of new and traditional Celtic music that ranges from elegant to energetic. Todd Moe spoke with Hollis Easter about Midwinter Spring.  Go to full article
Burlington, VT. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/chelsea_nj/4738864523/">Szapucki</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Burlington, VT. Photo: Szapucki, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Vt. group that provides cars to needy, needs cars

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) A Vermont group that donates cars to the needy is seeking vehicle donations.
The Good News Garage in Burlington is seeking drop-off donations by Dec. 31 when the organization will host its Annual Car Donation Drop-off Event between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Go to full article

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