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Isolation grows creativity

Healy Fallon

October 13, 2016

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It’s often found that people are the most productive when they are alone, isolated from their outside worlds.In the case of senior Sloane Ross and junior Jackie Wydysh, personal space has a huge impact on their creative processes and the results that emerge.  Ross said the personal bubble in her home helps her deve...

Directors digress from work into art

Healy Fallon

October 7, 2016

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Going outside of a personal comfort zone is always challenging, yet results of these “detours” are often memorable and very rewarding. These detours, or digressions, are explored in the current exhibit at the Amy E.Tarrant Gallery, “Director’s Digressions.” The show, which opened Sept. 10 and will run until Nov. 26,...

Professor pursues the truth in poetry

October 5, 2016

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At its root, the intent of poetry can be seen as the pursuit of truth. Genuine and explicit about her past experiences, Elizabeth Powell’s poetry reminded an audience at the Fleming Museum of that original purpose. At the first installment of this year’s Painted Word Poetry Series, Elizabeth Powell, Vermont poet, editor an...

Freedom of expression: artist finds liberty in local art show

Healy Fallon

September 16, 2016

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This year’s annual South End Art Hop festival brought fresh creativity and perspective to the street galleries and exhibitions of Burlington. One newcomer to the Art Hop scene, artist Cara Lai FitzGibbons, was noted for her unique brand of creativity and humor, earning her third place in the juried show. ...

Amped up: students jam at campus venue

September 14, 2016

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Burlington has become well known for its large music community and concert venues, showcasing musicians from local favorites to international hits. While students might frequent bigger venues like Higher Ground, one of the lesser-known places to hear music is the University Heights Amphitheater on Athletic campus. The amphit...

Rising artists rewarded by University

Rising artists rewarded by University

September 13, 2016

Last spring, four junior art students were selected as recipients of the Junior Studio Art Award. Th...

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...

Students dance, create Disney magic

Students dance, create Disney magic

April 28, 2016

UVM’s ballroom dance team wants everyone to start dancing, whether they think they can or not....

Bison prepares SpringFest setlist

Bison prepares SpringFest setlist

April 7, 2016

It’s not often one comes across a group of musicians whose music is as tasty as their band name, bu...

Top Cats ground music in friendship

Top Cats ground music in friendship

March 30, 2016

One student club has been offering up energetic vocals for more than three decades. The Top Cats are se...

Trio takes on new horizon

Trio takes on new horizon

February 23, 2016

An experimental trio whose sound lacks conformity, Binger formed effortlessly over a discussion about Pink Floyd and Radiohead ...

Musician inspired by activism

Musician inspired by activism

February 16, 2016

Inspiration comes from the most peculiar of places, and one UVM senior has discovered it in the heart ...

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