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The Vermont Cynic

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...

Saudi band uses show to bridge cultures in Vermont

Kim Henry

April 15, 2017

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In a period of tension in U.S.-Middle East relations, a Saudi artist works to dispel misconceptions of Muslim culture. The Vermont Council on World Affairs hosted an event for musical and cultural sharing April 4 at the Main...

UVM’s orchestra performs domestic debut

Jack Carmody

April 15, 2017

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A classical Japanese piece made its debut Saturday night at a concert that was so full people were sitting in the aisles. The University Symphony Orchestra played the North American debut of Japanese composer Hiroshi Hoshina’s...

Exploring how a student band forms

Nieva Schemm

April 7, 2017

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Four boys milled around the basement practice room of the Wing Davis Wilks complex on a quiet weekday night, tuning electric guitars and plugging in amps. Will Hanley, a tall, gangly sophomore, sat behind a drum set, warming...

Students join local music scene to make their mark at legendary Burlington venue

Mariel Wamsley, Assistant Managing Editor

April 7, 2017

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Bathed in fog and purple light, five UVM students nodded in unison on stage to a funk beat. The college-aged audience grinned and closed its eyes, swaying together to the band’s groove. Together, juniors Zach Lewellyn,...

Audio experience provides world of sounds

Anna Gibson

April 7, 2017

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To be handed a plastic-wrapped eyemask at the door of a Saturday night show might seem unusual to some. During the performances of Chris Hoff and Sam Harnett, however, handouts like this are just another part of the routine,...

Students transform trash to clothing

Addie Beach

March 30, 2017

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Tables loaded with sewing machines, outfits inspired by coral reefs and containers full of free tea were just a few of the sights at Patagonia’s Worn Wear tour. Patagonia teamed up with the Outing Club to host the event in...

Student band to open at SpringFest

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

March 30, 2017

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Under colored lights, the sound of instruments reverberated off brick walls as four bands dueled in front of a lively and spirited crowd. The finale of UVM’s Battle of the Bands took place March 25 at Nectar’s in Burlington. Navytrain,...

UVM students create art collective

Isabella Alessandrini

March 25, 2017

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A group of students have created their own unofficial art club out of necessity. When first-year Jess Molinaro, a studio art major, came to UVM last fall, she was disappointed she couldn’t find an art club at the activities...

Rock and roll legend is remembered at 90

Ben Elfland, Arts Editor

March 24, 2017

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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....

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