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Award-winning comedian to perform in Burlington

Kim Henry, Senior Staff Writer

June 15, 2017

Filed under Arts

In a summer that promises new comedy in movie theaters, netflix queues and television screens, a classic comic returns to Burlington. Award-winning standup comedian, actor and writer Steven Wright will be performing in Burlington at the Flynn Theater June 16. Since his 1982 debut on The Tonight Show, Wright has been a reg...

Comedian looks to joke about own experiences

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Filed under Arts, Previews

Comedy is all about crafting stories, and for Chris Distefano, his own stories make for the best material. Distefano, a New York-based comedian, will be performing May 5 and 6 at the Vermont Comedy Club. In the past Comedy Central named him a “Comic to Watch” as part of the 2012 New York Comedy festival, and Distefano...

Student-run celebration mirrors Caribbean culture

Anna Gibson

May 4, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

Students gathered downtown to celebrate Latin and Caribbean culture in the spirit of an annual celebration observed on islands worldwide. Long before the spring warmth arrived, three student groups on campus were anticipating this celebratory wave and working hard to plan a colorful, festive and philanthropic event: Carnival. UVM’s...

UVM grad displays his artwork downtown

UVM grad displays his artwork downtown

May 4, 2017

Large-scale, abstract paintings bring color and life to an otherwise empty fourth floor room at the Burlington...

Alumma starts business to promote local musicians

Healy Fallon, Senior Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

With the ever-evolving role of technology plays in capturing life, the opportunities to share moments and communities are endless. Noise Ordinance, an up-and-coming website and production company that showcases the multiple faces of the Burlington music scene, is aiming to do exactly this. The project was started by Betsy...

Music, dancing and face painting return to UVM for annual SpringFest concert

Music, dancing and face painting return to UVM for annual SpringFest concert

May 3, 2017

UVM students finally got to trade-in their heavy winter coats and knit hats for shorts and sunglasses...

Electronic artist doesn’t let technology get in the way

William Cottiss and Rachel O'Neill

April 28, 2017

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Cashmere Cat, the moniker of electronic producer and artist Magnus August Høiberg, presented himself on stage at Higher Ground, casually placed a potted plant beside his soundboard, and began. Cat set his scene with cascading melodic lines and layered walls of low-frequency sound reminiscent of his early, simple production...

Music Scene Thrives in Burly

Music Scene Thrives in Burly

April 27, 2017

UVM is and always has been a hub for great music. From Burlington’s number of public band venues to...

Students create pretzel-inspired charcoal drawings

Students create pretzel-inspired charcoal drawings

April 27, 2017

One local breakfast eatery is showing off some of its finest products in the best way possible, all thanks...

New Kendrick Lamar album is DAMN-good

New Kendrick Lamar album is DAMN-good

April 27, 2017

The self proclaimed king of both the east and west coast is back with a brand new album. Kendrick...

Nashville singer-songwriters to perform on campus

Nashville singer-songwriters to perform on campus

April 26, 2017

A group of singer-songwriters will bring a taste of Nashville’s vibrant music scene to UVM this Friday. The...

WRUV hosts live music in their D.C studio

Anna Gibson

April 26, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

WRUV, UVM’s student-run radio station since 1955, is well-known both on and off campus. What fewer people may know is that the station features two central programs outside of normal DJ hours. WRUV is home to two weekly shows that are centered around live music, “Exposure” and “Drive-Thru.” “WRUV Exposure”...

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