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Trio takes on Vermont in first tour

Trio takes on Vermont in first tour

April 30, 2016


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A young energetic trio will be playing its first Vermont show this Monday.The B Boys will take the stage and perform at The Monkey House in Winooski May 2.Based on their name, one might picture a peppy boy band, but nothing could be further from the truth.Hailing from Texas, the post-punk group has no...

Student nonprofit hosts benefit concert

Jensen Wainwright

April 21, 2016


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UVM’s Books4Equality will be hosting a free benefit concert on the Redstone Green May 4. Books4Equality is a recognized nonprofit organization aimed at providing free textbooks to college students. Live music, good food and a good cause is how director of business affairs for the organization, senior...

Small arts center wins big

Small arts center wins big

February 3, 2015


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The leader behind the grant’s proposal and the vision it conveyed was DJ Hellerman, a curator and the director of exhibitions at Burlington City Arts.The grant was provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation.“I don’t think I ever made a choice to work in the arts, it was just always what I did,” He...

Spoken word artist takes on Burlington

Spoken word artist takes on Burlington

Caroline Shea

February 3, 2015


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Higher Ground patrons can expect much more than music this month. Buddy Wakefield, the three-time spoken word world champion and acclaimed poet, is returning to Burlington  Feb. 10 to perform at Higher Ground. Wakefield is currently touring the country performing his work. “I get to be myself for a living,...

“Grease” fans ready to reunite

“Grease” fans ready to reunite

January 14, 2015


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PHOTO COURTESY OF SINGALONGA PRODUCTIONSThirty-six years since its release, only one musical movie remains at the top of the charts and still has audiences singing along - the 1978 hit, “Grease.”“Grease” enthusiasts  will get a chance to relive the glory of the film Jan. 23 at a special sin...

Writer talks ‘Fun Home’ and Freud

Writer talks ‘Fun Home’ and Freud

November 18, 2014


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The best book of 2006 wasn’t a book in the traditional sense, but a graphic novel called “Fun Home,” according to Time Magazine.“Fun Home” author and illustrator Alison Bechdel spoke about her life and work at the Ira Allen Chapel Nov. 13.The Cynic sat down with Bechdel to talk about comic...

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