The Vermont Cynic

California band to share sunny tunes

California band to share sunny tunes

September 20, 2016

As the days become shorter and colder, one musician is set to bring a taste of the warm west coast to the Burlington area. Mild High Club, the brainchild of musician Alexander Brettin, will play at...

Local artist shares stories through carved scrollwork

Local artist shares stories through carved scrollwork

September 7, 2016

 As the school year begins, students may find themselves learning or relearning to adapt to the college environment: new classes, new roommates and new challenges.A senior cinematography major at Champlain...

Works from the “Communicating Color” exhibit are on display in the Livak Fireplace Lounge March 19. The pieces were created as part of a silkscreen printmaking class. PHIL CARRUTHERS/The Vermont Cynic

Student prints splash color in Davis Center

March 25, 2016

While Vermont’s landscape is still just a monotonous mix of browns this spring, bright colors can be found on the fourth floor of the Davis Center. Art from the course “Printmaking: Silkscreen” is...

Vermont native and author Carol Noyes signing books March 9. Noyes debuted the second printing of her book

New memoir opens up about mental health

March 15, 2016

While mental health is often kept under wraps, artists and writers have been finding new ways to open up the conversation.First-time author and Vermont native Carol Noyes was able to add to the discourse...

Vermont Comedy Club owners Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick thank supporters at the club’s grand opening in November.  PHOTO COURTESY VERMONT COMEDY CLUB

Comedy couple cracks business code

February 25, 2016

Comedy found its Burlington home this past November in Vermont Comedy Club, located at 101 Main St. The club, owned and operated by Nathan Hartswick and Natalie Miller, hosts a wide array of standup and...

Experiencing arts abroad

Experiencing arts abroad

September 14, 2015

Burlington is well-known for strong community support, especially for artists, but 3000 miles away, the city of Rennes, France is no different.Located in the middle of the city is a community center, known...

Burlington venue attracts UVM students

April 29, 2015

Since opening in 1998, one music venue has been a standby for UVM students and Burlington residents alike.“I think Higher Ground more than elsewhere is for calmer crowds,”  sophomore Gemma Rossi said....

Future students crave the stage

April 22, 2015

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...

International pianist to tune up UVM

April 14, 2015

One European music star is embarking on his first tour of the U.S. – first stop, Vermont.Italian singer and songwriter Raphael Gualazzi will be playing a free show at Southwick Music Recital Hall, 7...

Beloved blonde lawyer debuts in Burlington

April 7, 2015

New England’s largest community theater company is going pink this spring.Lyric Theatre Company will be performing “Legally Blonde: The Musical” April 9-12, putting on five shows on the main stage...

Burlington warms up to the ‘WildLife’

April 1, 2015

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...

Glass gallery offers more for students

March 24, 2015

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,...

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