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Madaila Preview 

October 28, 2015

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Four bands will take over Burlington’s ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center for a spooky Halloween dance party Oct. 31.Madaila, a five-piece, Vermont-raised group of “dance-rock-pop-juggernauts,” is headlining the event. “When we play in town we do it big,” lead vocalist and guitarist Mark Daly said. “[The show] ...

Steve Gunn’s openers

October 24, 2015

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A duo of accomplished guitarists, who record their music off the cuff over a couple of beers in an attic, will be strumming up Signal Kitchen.James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg will be opening for Steve Gunn Oct. 26.Elkington, although living in Chicago for the past fifteen years, originally grew up in England, while Salsburg...

Collin’s Roar: Benefit Concert for Cystic Fibrosis

Emily Daroga

October 23, 2015

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Some people live an entire lifetime without finding their driving passion, but this was not the case for Collin Reynolds, member of local Burlington band, As We Were. He found his calling in drumming at a young age and pursued it until his death from cystic fibrosis this past year. On Oct. 25, there will be a benefi...

Musicians share the stage

October 15, 2015

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From the dark depths of an off-campus basement five friends got together to form a band. What they created was the “creature” known as Tar Iguana. The members met during their time at UVM and are still around looking to introduce their innovative sound. “The hardest part in being part of a band is that now that we’re not students...

Hit comedian to perform at the Flynn

Colin Hekimian

October 13, 2015

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One comedian has built a career with a clean style of comedy. His special, “Brian Regan: Live From Radio City Music Hall,” is the first of its kind to be broadcast live on Comedy Central.    “Doing stand-up is a rush to begin with.  Being in Radio City Music Hall, which is a venue I’ve never been in, and...

Wood Artisan Reveals His Prison Experience 

Autumn Benjamin

October 13, 2015

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When you look into Jeremy Mackenzie’s eyes, you would never know he spent eight years in prison. His artwork tells another story, one of victory and hope, of freedom and devotion. It tells his story.   “Hidden Blueprints” is a collection of wood carvings, located in the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery at the Flynn C...

French musician to mix it up in Burly

October 13, 2015

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 Hailing from a small town in the north of France and working as a radio host in a suburb of Paris, this artist has since put out three award-winning albums and perform in over 65 countries.  Wax Tailor, known to his friends as Jean-Christophe Le Saoût, is a multifaceted musician with several album releases in France. ...

Burlesque tour breezes into Vermont

Izzy Schechter

October 6, 2015

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When most people think “burlesque,” the word “geeky” usually does not come to mind. However, the world’s geekiest burlesque yet, will take over Higher Ground Oct. 16. The show is performed by SuicideGirls, a community of “alternatively beautiful” women that exists both online and performs across the country. SuicideGirls,...

Band to experiment with visuals

Jill Brookes

September 23, 2015

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An up-and-coming indie folk band engages the listener on a journey that they both hear, and see. Fans will witness Lord Huron’s mastery of sight and sound at Higher Ground Sept. 22. This will be their second appearance in Burlington. Ben Schneider, the band’s founder and frontman, draws on his background as a visual ...

Artists plan for Pine street event

Artists plan for Pine street event

September 1, 2015

The South End Art Hop will celebrate its 23rd anniversary Sept. 11- 13.The Art Hop is a yearly event in th...

UVM faculty swings to Juniper Lounge

UVM faculty swings to Juniper Lounge

September 1, 2015

Foot tapping, head nodding jazz will be swinging to Hotel Vermont 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m, Sept. 9.UVM f...

Ballroom dance teams swings further

April 21, 2015

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The clicking of heels and melodies of Waltz from the campus recreation studio are courtesy of the ballroom team, a competitive part of the Swing and Salsa Society.Senior Chelsea Davidson and her partner, junior Eric Newbury, recently became national champions at the USA Dance national championships, Newbury said. “[Competitions...

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