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The Vermont Cynic

New Fleming show explores drinking

Healy Fallon

January 26, 2017

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Across cultures, drinking is universally known to be an act of self-care for the body, as well as for personal and social enjoyment. Yet by observing the definition of drinking from a curatorial perspective, a bigger social an...

Burly beer makers tell insider tips

Bridget Higdon

November 17, 2016

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For many, drinking beer is a celebration in itself, but for two local Vermont authors, brewing it at home is just as thrilling. Authors Bill Mares and Todd Haire will be at Phoenix Books in Burlington to talk about their new book ...

Scares Continue after halloween has passed

Bridget Higdon

November 1, 2016

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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

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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...

Indie pop group to return with new sounds

Healy Fallon

October 26, 2016

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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...

Indie trio sets sights for new album tour

Addie Beach

October 15, 2016

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The semester might just be settling into a groove, but one band aims to shake things up. Indie-pop trio Zipper Club is taking on Higher Ground Oct. 12. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. The group is comprised of Mason James ...

Cover band to recreate vibes in Burly

Bridget Dorsey

September 30, 2016

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Year after year, one band reincarnates the sweet sounds of psychedelic Americana originally spun by the Grateful Dead in their heyday. On Oct. 11, Higher Ground is once again hosting Dark Star Orchestra. The band’s creativ...

Author returns to a painful past

Bridget Higdon

September 29, 2016

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Literature lovers and history buffs alike will be interested in a spectacular event coming to Burlington next week. Local author Mary Fillmore will be speaking at Phoenix Books in Burlington Oct. 4. The event begins at 7 ...

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