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Film tells a touching story

Film tells a touching story

April 9, 2016

A stubborn homeless woman and an introverted playwright make an unlikely pair in “The Lady in the ...

Young comedian laughs off travel dilemma

Young comedian laughs off travel dilemma

April 8, 2016

Although audience members had to wait for over an hour, Friday’s comedy show was better late than n...

Author analyzes history of symphony

Author analyzes history of symphony

April 7, 2016

The interplay between art and history is often overlooked.Bestselling author M.T. Anderson reminded his audience...

Artist interprets America

Artist interprets America

March 31, 2016

Art is often up for interpretation, evoking ideas unbounded in space or time. Erik Hougen, a young arti...

Funk band takes over Higher Ground

Funk band takes over Higher Ground

March 31, 2016

A local Burlington venue was taken over by funk junkies last Friday.     Turkuaz, a nine-piece...

‘Cloverfield’ sequel strays from the original

‘Cloverfield’ sequel strays from the original

March 30, 2016

After six years, the second film in the “Cloverfield” franchise has hit theaters and is just as anxiety inducing as the first.The sequel, “10 C...

Student prints splash color in Davis Center

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 ...

Bands battle for the SpringFest stage

Bands battle for the SpringFest stage

March 24, 2016

The UVM Battle of The Bands drew an enthusiastic crowd to campus and downtown this week. The eve...

Marvel’s witty superhero makes it to the big screen

March 24, 2016

From lines like, “Time to make the chimi-fucking-changas!” to masturbation references, Deadpool is definitely not a typical superhero movie.  The movie follows Wade W...

Rap album preaches to sinners

March 18, 2016

Filed under Arts, Reviews

One Compton rapper has successfully fused jazz sounds and hip-hop instrumentals with iconic Christian imagery and ideology.Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, “untitled unmastered.” is the culmination of eight unreleased tracks that Lamar has made over the past three years while recording “To Pimp a Butterfly.”The new alb...

Documentary delves into economic and social issues

Documentary delves into economic and social issues

March 17, 2016

If anyone likes to show how backward America is, it’s Michael Moore.Moore, who directed “Bowling for Columbine” and the highest grossing documentary of all time “F...

New memoir opens up about mental health

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...

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