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Jane Beck
Jane Beck

Vermont Folklife Center's Founder Given 2004 Arts Award

For more than 20 years, Jane Beck has traveled the back roads of Vermont to record oral interviews of everyday Vermonters. As founding director of the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury, she has been instrumental in keeping Vermont's folk art, crafts and family stories alive. Governor James Douglas and The Vermont Arts Council presented the 2004 Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts to Jane Beck, founder of the Vermont Folklife Center at a ceremony in Middlebury last Friday. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Vermont Folklife Center. Todd Moe talks with Beck about her work with the Folklife Center. She's the first person to receive this award who is not a full-time practicing artist.  Go to full article
John Patrick and Alex Smith as Lewis & Clark. Photo: Andy Duback
John Patrick and Alex Smith as Lewis & Clark. Photo: Andy Duback

Theatre Review: The Complete History of America (Abridged) at Vermont Stage, Burlington

The Complete History of America (Abridged) opens the season for Vermont Stage in Burlington's FlynnSpace, and rund through October 17. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article
VYO Conductor Troy Peters
VYO Conductor Troy Peters

Vermont Youth Orchestra Performs in Carnegie Hall

The Vermont Youth Orchestra says its trip to Carnegie Hall in New York City this month was a big success. The young musicians from Vermont and the North Country received a standing ovation at their concert. The program included works from six Vermont composers. Todd Moe talks with conductor Troy Peters.  Go to full article

Preview: Art Hop in Burlington

Wild and whimsical outdoor art is drawing attention along Burlington's Pine Street corridor and Flynn Avenue. The outdoor installations are part of this weekend's 12th Annual South End Art Hop. The event begins Friday night (5pm) with performances, open studios, galleries and free workshops. It features the works of over 250 of the region's best artists and is sponsored by the South End Arts and Business Owners Association. Spokesman Rick Norcross told Todd Moe that the Art Hop is an extraordinary celebration of community, expression, culture and commerce.  Go to full article

Rainfalls Spike Throughout Summer, But Relief Is In Sight

Farmers aren't the only ones who've struggled with this year's wet, chilly summer. Tourist businesses across the north country are suffering through a tough season. So are parents with kids who like to go swimming. Brian Mann spoke with Brooke Taber, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service In Burlington, who says we will get a last gasp of real summer.  Go to full article
The <i>Lois McClure</i> docked at Burlington's Waterfront
The Lois McClure docked at Burlington's Waterfront

Lois McClure to Set Sail on Lake Champlain

Final preparations are being made this week on an 88-foot schooner like those that traveled Lake Champlain and the Hudson River in the 19th century. The Lois McClure is the result of a $1-million project and three years of work by Lake Champlain Maritime Museum shipwrights and volunteers. It's the first large wooden vessel built and launched in Burlington in over 100 years. Todd Moe talks with some of folks working on the project.  Go to full article

Valet Parking for Cyclists in Burlington

Cyclists will get a place to park their bikes at major events in Burlington this summer. But there's a twist. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

Housing Cuts Could Lead to Crisis

Low-income advocates and political leaders are warning that planned cuts to the federal Section 8 housing voucher program will accelerate northern New York and Vermont's growing problem of homelessness. Martha Foley talks with Kurt Reichelt, with the Community on Temporary Shelter, or COTS, in Burlington. The agency has organized a noon rally.  Go to full article
Francesca Blanchard as Helen Keller, Ivy Vahanian as Annie Sullivan. Photo: Amanda Walker
Francesca Blanchard as Helen Keller, Ivy Vahanian as Annie Sullivan. Photo: Amanda Walker

Theatre Review: The Miracle Worker at Vermont Stage in Burlington

The Miracle Worker is the final production of the tenth anniversary season at Vermont Stage in Burlington and runs through May 16. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at a recent performance and has this review.  Go to full article
Mark Nash: The Librarian.<br />Jordan Silverman photo.
Mark Nash: The Librarian.
Jordan Silverman photo.

Theatre Review: Underneath the Lintel at Vermont Stage, Burlington VT

Vermont Stage's production of the Off-Broadway hit Underneath the Lintel runs in the FlynnSpace until March 28. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article

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