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Future students crave the stage

April 21, 2015

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The UVM theater department attracts hundreds of prospective students every year, many from local high schools.One student is Burlington High School alumna and junior Kaitie Bessette. “I’ve been seeing UVM shows since I w...

Artist captures campus in watercolor

April 7, 2015

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A local painter has given UVM’s snowy campus some color. Peter Huntoon painted UVM in watercolors as a part of his “A Day in Vermont” project.“What pops out to me is the green in the trees,” senior Kelly Ramos said, commen...

Hyper-realism artist speaks on his latest painting

April 5, 2015

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A world-renowned artist has recently been chosen by the United States Postal Service to have his painting appear on a stamp.Ross Rossin, an oil-on-canvas portrait artist from Bulgaria, painted a 48 by-48 inch portrait of the fa...

Burlington warms up to the ‘WildLife’

April 1, 2015

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Two local entrepreneurs are expanding what it means to be a clothing shop.Wild Life, a clothing store in downtown Burlington, is the second business venture of Nicholas Dagostino and Dave Mullin, who also started Sticky Brand....

Glass gallery offers more for students

March 24, 2015

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The art of glassblowing has fascinated humans for centuries. Local shops are keeping the art form alive and well.Bern Gallery, a glass shop in Burlington not only offers a wide selection of handmade pipes, but also repairs, create...

Local artist masks Burlington

March 24, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Previews

An up and coming community of designers in downtown Burlington is ushering in a wave of innovation.Generator is “a combination of artist studios, classroom, and business incubator focused on making things,” according to their w...

Spin the night

February 24, 2015

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UVM better prepare itself for “Something Un-expected”  happening on Saturday nights from 8 p.m.-10 p.m.WRUV 90.1’s own Bjorn Werner spins the feed Saturday under the DJ name BHE.Werner’s set consists of two hours of liv...

Rapper’s new single fights racism in U.S.

February 17, 2015

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Kendrick Lamar recently released an explosive and provocative track that caused a commotion in the hip-hop community.The song “Blacker the Berry” bluntly dissects the volatile racial crisis confronting African-Americans t...

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