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The Vermont Cynic

Local artist looks for extraordinary in the ordinary

Healy Fallon

November 9, 2016

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

One Vermont artist aspires to live in a space with walls full of bulletin boards, so if he has an idea or vision, he can note it down and won’t have to worry about it escaping his mind. This artist, Robert Gold, is a forme...

Mystery thriller burns up

Colin Kamphuis

November 2, 2016

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Despite a strong cast and experienced director, “Inferno” continues the downwards spiral in quality characteristic of recent films following a similar formula. Tom Hanks returns as Professor Robert Langdon in the film adapte...

Scares Continue after halloween has passed

Bridget Higdon

November 1, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

Even after Halloween has come and gone, there is still plenty of horror to be found on campus in the coming weeks. The UVM Theater Department will be putting on a production of “Dracula” Nov. 3-5 and again Nov. 10-12 at the ...

Singer to warm up local venue

October 28, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

One artist will arrive in Burlington to warm souls with their music just in time for winter to set in. Singer-songwriter Joshua Radin is kicking off his tour, “Good Old War,” Nov. 1 at Higher Ground. Radin expressed his...

‘The Accountant’ doesn’t add up despite great cast

Colin Kamphuis

October 27, 2016

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Perhaps an attempt to reimagine the story of the awkward genius in “Good Will Hunting,” “The Accountant” presents its own oddball math whiz, but falls soundly into the mediocre category. Ben Affleck takes on role s...

Indie pop group to return with new sounds

Healy Fallon

October 26, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

This November will see the return of a group with a reputation for unique, yet accessible music. Frankie Cosmos will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 at ArtsRiot. After missing the band’s performance at ArtsRiot Nov. 2015, senior Melissa Moldov...

Solange sets the table: take a seat

October 25, 2016

Filed under Arts, Reviews

How often does a genuinely personal, political and narrative album come along? It takes a truly talented artist to compose a record that gives the listener a feeling of actual dialogue–a coherent communication of life, strug...

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