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Baha Men

November 19, 2015

Rapper ‘chops it up’ at the Lamp Shop

Jacob Holzman

November 16, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

If there’s one thing you don’t expect to hear a rapper shout out to on stage, it’s light fixtures. However at the Lamp Shop, hip-hop artist Rory Ferreira, also known as Milo, seemed to be obligated to recognize how the venue w...

Venue showcases regional talent

October 30, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight

A unique sort of ‘do it yourself’ style art show was held Oct 24 at Signal Kitchen.John “Jack” Moore, a UVM graduate who studied political science, curated the event and also displayed his own work in the show.“I jus...

Studio 5 Spotlight 

October 25, 2015

John Mulaney

October 25, 2015

Art exhibit explores aspects of horror

October 6, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight

Unsettling, disturbing and horrific are usually not flattering ways to describe art. But to the unconventional artists who are showcasing their work at the SPACE gallery’s “The Art of Horror,” these are among the highest of...

Students create own original clothing label

Allie Osorno

October 6, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

Tired of being limited to the clothing selection available in stores, two UVM juniors opted out of the standard options and decided to create their own style. Matt Beier and Ben Hamilton started their own clothing line called...

Jazz band sells out Higher Ground

October 1, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

Defying all genres, Lake Street Dive traversed soulful, jazzy ballads to rock and roll-country-pop tunes that brought the crowd off of their feet and into the air.Jaw-dropping vocals, tight musical interplay and uplifting enthusi...

Rapper commits to peace

September 23, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight

UVM senior Dan Batista is a new generation hip-hop rapper and songwriter. Going by the name “Chosin,” Batista strives to make a change in his community.“I spell my [rap alias] ‘Chosin’ with an ‘i’ instead of an ...

Burlington venue attracts UVM students

April 28, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

Since opening in 1998, one music venue has been a standby for UVM students and Burlington residents alike.“I think Higher Ground more than elsewhere is for calmer crowds,”  sophomore Gemma Rossi said. “The shows are kind of for everyone....

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