The Vermont Cynic

Student-run celebration mirrors Caribbean culture

Anna Gibson

May 4, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

Students gathered downtown to celebrate Latin and Caribbean culture in the spirit of an annual celebration observed on islands worldwide. Long before the spring warmth arrived, three student groups on campus were anticipating this celebratory wave and working hard to plan a colorful, festive and philanthropic event: Carnival. UVM’s...

UVM grad displays his artwork downtown

UVM grad displays his artwork downtown

May 4, 2017

Large-scale, abstract paintings bring color and life to an otherwise empty fourth floor room at the Burlington...

Alumma starts business to promote local musicians

Healy Fallon, Senior Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

With the ever-evolving role of technology plays in capturing life, the opportunities to share moments and communities are endless. Noise Ordinance, an up-and-coming website and production company that showcases the multiple faces of the Burlington music scene, is aiming to do exactly this. The project was started by Betsy...

Music, dancing and face painting return to UVM for annual SpringFest concert

Music, dancing and face painting return to UVM for annual SpringFest concert

May 3, 2017

UVM students finally got to trade-in their heavy winter coats and knit hats for shorts and sunglasses...

Electronic artist doesn’t let technology get in the way

William Cottiss and Rachel O'Neill

April 28, 2017

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Cashmere Cat, the moniker of electronic producer and artist Magnus August Høiberg, presented himself on stage at Higher Ground, casually placed a potted plant beside his soundboard, and began. Cat set his scene with cascading melodic lines and layered walls of low-frequency sound reminiscent of his early, simple production...

Music Scene Thrives in Burly

Music Scene Thrives in Burly

April 27, 2017

UVM is and always has been a hub for great music. From Burlington’s number of public band venues to...

Students create pretzel-inspired charcoal drawings

Students create pretzel-inspired charcoal drawings

Healy Fallon

April 27, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Previews

One local breakfast eatery is showing off some of its finest products in the best way possible, all thanks...

New Kendrick Lamar album is DAMN-good

New Kendrick Lamar album is DAMN-good

April 27, 2017

The self proclaimed king of both the east and west coast is back with a brand new album. Kendrick...

Nashville singer-songwriters to perform on campus

Nashville singer-songwriters to perform on campus

April 26, 2017

A group of singer-songwriters will bring a taste of Nashville’s vibrant music scene to UVM this Friday. The...

WRUV hosts live music in their D.C studio

Anna Gibson

April 26, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

WRUV, UVM’s student-run radio station since 1955, is well-known both on and off campus. What fewer people may know is that the station features two central programs outside of normal DJ hours. WRUV is home to two weekly shows that are centered around live music, “Exposure” and “Drive-Thru.” “WRUV Exposure”...

Theater majors make use of talent in one act plays

Theater majors make use of talent in one act plays

April 21, 2017

After years of helping to create someone else’s vision, four seniors are ready to construct their own. UVM...

On campus showcase to celebrate student work

Isabella Alessandrini

April 20, 2017

Filed under Arts, Previews

Looking for new art to put in your dorm, good food to eat or local bands to listen to right here on campus? Visual artists, musicians and vendors alike will gather for UVM’s annual Furious Festival on April 22. This year, the day-long event organized by the Community for Artistic Development is celebrating its fourth...

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