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The Vermont Cynic

Muslim girls use spoken word to tell story

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

February 8

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

Four girls stand at four microphones. Even though they are only 16 years old, their voices and words reverberate with power. Hawa Adam, Kiran Waqar, Lena Ginawi and Balkisa Abdikadir make up the poetry group Muslim Girls Mak...

Marvel’s new hero fights social issues

October 14

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Reviews

So you’ve finally moved off campus and you’re broke as hell. Why waste non-existent disposable income when you can stay in, just you and an obscene amount of television? My recommendation: binge-watching is free, so spend the night ge...

Isolation grows creativity

Healy Fallon

October 13

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

It’s often found that people are the most productive when they are alone, isolated from their outside worlds. In the case of senior Sloane Ross and junior Jackie Wydysh, personal space has a huge impact on their creative proc...

Freedom of expression: artist finds liberty in local art show

Healy Fallon

September 16

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

This year’s annual South End Art Hop festival brought fresh creativity and perspective to the street galleries and exhibitions of Burlington.   One newcomer to the Art Hop scene, artist Cara Lai FitzGibbons, was noted for her...

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