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Senior curates Winooski art show

Senior curates Winooski art show

3 days ago

Senior Mak Baker flipped through a sketchbook they filled with pen-and-ink drawings their time abroad in D...

“Tartuffe” is re-imagined for UVM stage

“Tartuffe” is re-imagined for UVM stage

4 days ago

The UVM theatre department puts a contemporary spin on an old classic. “Tartuffe” the second production of the semester, runs Nov. 7 to Nov. 11. The pla...

Guerilla Girl tackles inequality in the arts

6 days ago

“This isn’t your typical lecture. It’s a party,” Donna Kaz said. With no preamble, she began to ...

Scary video games to play this Halloween

Scary video games to play this Halloween

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

November 4, 2018

Filed under Culture, Reviews

Monroe Cromis Another year, another Halloween, another excuse to go home, shut off the lights, sit yourself down in front of your TV and break out some spooky video games. You...

Art used a activism in Feverish parade

Art used a activism in Feverish parade

November 3, 2018

sPassersby watched in awe as a parade of people sang and danced their way up Church Street.  Dancers...

“Friends” Nepali restaurant makes you feel like family

Amanda Anderson, Staff Columnist

October 31, 2018

Filed under Culture, Editor's Picks, Reviews

Alek Fleury On the day the first snowflakes were spotted in Burlington, the sky was gray and the 38-degree wind whipped through the autumn colored trees. I had not ventured out all day and was feeling crabby. All that changed when I stepped foot inside Friends Nepali Restaurant. Located at 212 Main St. in Winooski, i...

Dancer hopes to keep UVM weird

Dancer hopes to keep UVM weird

October 30, 2018

Jae Baker ’17 saw breakdancing for the first time in a movie trailer when he was a kid, he said. ...

“Halloween” sequel picks up where original left off

“Halloween” sequel picks up where original left off

Hunter McKenzie, Culture Columnist

October 25, 2018

Filed under Arts, Culture, Reviews

Meredith Rathburn The boogeyman is back. Four decades after the original slasher film was released, another “Halloween” has hit theaters. Writt...

Gaga amazes in “A Star is Born”

Hunter McKenzie, Culture Columnist

October 19, 2018

Filed under Culture, Reviews

If you don’t want to spend a Friday night catching another dull superhero flick, the new “A Star is Born” is the kind of the movie — at least for the first 2/3  — that one needs to see when the brain and the heart need a reboot. Here’s what happens when you do go catch “A Star is Born:” you’ll buy a tick...

Comedian Jen Kirkman on life at 44 and Louis C.K.

Comedian Jen Kirkman on life at 44 and Louis C.K.

October 18, 2018

Tommy Lau Comedian Jen Kirkman took over the stage at Vermont Comedy Club with bootcut jeans and plenty of stories to tell. Although best known for being a regular roundtable panelist on “C...

All-female band to open FallFest

All-female band to open FallFest

October 16, 2018

The UVM Program Board announced Oct. 5 that artists Dr. Dog, Frankie Cosmos and UVM band Father Figu...

Dancers interpret victorian era

Dancers interpret victorian era

October 14, 2018

Under the watchful eye of a sculpture of St. George, a woman clad in white fell gracefully and slowl...

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