The Vermont Cynic

New exhibit explores lake waters

December 8, 2016


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Nearly 50 jars filled with materials from Lake Champlain were displayed on the wall of an art studio. Community members gathered at Burlington City Arts gallery for the opening “Of Land & Local: Watershed” opening and engaged in conversation about water issues in Vermont are on display throu...

Local artists capture Vermont through photographs

Local artists capture Vermont through photographs

Healy Fallon

December 1, 2016


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A local gallery is showcasing a series of photographs with two things in common: an entire state, and the culture within it. The series “Eyes That Can See” is on display now at the New City Galerie on Church Street, and features work by 57 photographers. The show is curated by Monika Rivard, a ...

Student group hosts downtown poetry reading

Student group hosts downtown poetry reading

Bridget Higdon

November 29, 2016


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Among the glowing lamps and flickering candles, with lyrics and language echoing off the walls, nights at the Lamp Shop feel like an artistic salon of decades past. UVM’s Vantage Point staff hosted an open-mic poetry session at the Lamp Shop Nov. 14. The event was part of the Lit Club poetry re...

What to see in Burlington’s South End

What to see in Burlington’s South End

Alex LeRose

November 2, 2016


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The South End of Burlington is full of hidden gems. UVM students need to venture out to this area more because, while Church Street is great, Pine Street and Flynn Avenue are home to some of the coolest shops, vintage markets, restaurants and, of course, a few favorite local craft and micro ...

Artists find room to learn on campus

Bridget Higdon

October 12, 2016


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While hanging out in the fireplace lounge of Living/Learning Center, you are bound to be sitting next to someone who is passionate about their interests.   In L/L, students integrate their passions and academic interests with their residential experiences. Students apply to programs, and, if acc...

UVM galleries: art adorns the campus

UVM galleries: art adorns the campus

October 12, 2016


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From a fine arts museum to “hole-in-the-wall” galleries, campus is filled with artwork worth exploring. The exhibits are in constant rotation, so these places can be visited regularly. Each location is hosting an array of new and exciting exhibits this fall, so there is something to satisfy any art...

Collective creates new local concert spaces

Collective creates new local concert spaces

Gus Slater-Dixon

October 11, 2016


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Something’s afoot below the homes  of Burlington. UVM students can experience live music without having to leave the comfort of their apartments, as basements offer an alternative venue for local bands. These shows can be planned or a complete surprise.  First-year Nora Johnson said she “didn’t know ...

UVM radio station tunes up more DJs

UVM radio station tunes up more DJs

Ben Elfland

September 7, 2016


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This fall, UVM’s student-run radio station WRUV will be opening its doors for its biannual DJ training program. The initial meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in Billings Lecture Hall. DJ training offers students, faculty and Burlington residents a chance to try their hand in the recording booth...

UVM club gets folked up every Friday

UVM club gets folked up every Friday

Greta Bjornson

September 6, 2016


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One club hopes to make campus a more relaxed environment through guitars, fiddles, banjos and harmonicas. Every Friday evening at 5:45 in Living/Learning 216, the sound of strumming instruments and singing voices fills the building as UVM’s Folk Music Club holds its weekly meeting. The club, whos...

Painting while you sip

Painting while you sip

April 14, 2016


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Alcohol on a Friday night can easily lead to risky behavior, but art centers around Burlington are encouraging different kinds of risks. Old North End Arts Center, which opened October 2014, offers a different art and alcohol pairing every Friday night. The center is located at 72 North Champlain St. Thei...

WRUV pays respects to DJ

WRUV pays respects to DJ

February 3, 2015


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ERIN LUCEY The Vermont CynicLJ Palardy, who was a key member to the WRUV community, is pictured. Pallardy spent over 22 years volunteering with the station. a memorial including live music and opportunities to share stories will be held at North End Studios in February.In December, the UVM community lost the...

Band surfs to Burly

February 3, 2015


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The Expendables will be crashing into Higher Ground Feb. 17.Based  in Santa Cruz, California, The Expendables coast along continuing to make their style of music that mixes genres like surf, punk rock, and reggae.In 2012, the band tried a new style with “Gone Soft,” which was recorded as an acoustic alb...

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