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The Vermont Cynic

Rock and roll legend is remembered at 90

Ben Elfand, Arts Editor

March 24

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

Chuck Berry, pioneer of American rock and roll died of natural causes in his home March 18 at the age of 90. Berry was born in 1926 and raised by a middle-class family in the then deeply segregated city of St. Louis, Missouri....

Poets celebrate International Women’s Day

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

March 22

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

Wearing a simple black turtleneck and red lipstick, slam poet Olivia Gatwood started her show on March 8 with candor speech: “I started my period today.” She performed on International Women’s Day in the Davis Center’s...

Celebrity pregnancy delivers joy in very trying times

Kim Henry

February 8

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

In a political climate that feels to some like the world is spinning further and further into darkness, Our Lady of Perpetual Flawlessness is here to brighten the day. Last week, Beyoncé announced that she is pregnant with tw...

Art community reacts to inauguration

Healy Fallon and Bridget Higdon

January 25

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

As progressive force in society that provides introspection, enjoyment, and connection, art is constantly changing with history. More importantly, art is an unrestricted commentary on both the victories and losses of our times. &nb...

New exhibit explores lake waters

December 8

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

Nearly 50 jars filled with materials from Lake Champlain were displayed on the wall of an art studio. Community members gathered at Burlington City Arts gallery for the opening “Of Land & Local: Watershed” opening and...

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