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News stories tagged with "burlington"
Oct 01, 2004 — 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
Sep 21, 2004 — 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
Sep 09, 2004 — 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
by Brian Mann
Aug 25, 2004 — 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
Aug 10, 2004 — 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
by Martha Foley
May 26, 2004 — 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
May 03, 2004 — 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
Mar 19, 2004 — 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
Feb 18, 2004 — In the tradition of Vermont's famous Town Meeting Day, actors, directors, producers and theatre designers will gather March 6th in Burlington to discuss the state of theatre in Vermont. It's part of the 16th annual State Audition and Interview Day. Coordinator Veronica Lopez invites creative brainstorming on strengthening the viability of theatre in Vermont. She spoke with Todd Moe. For more information, call 802-862-2287, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to full article