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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...

Culture staff reccomends

Culture Staff

October 11, 2018

Filed under Arts, Culture

Podcast → “Serial” Cyrus Oswald Every episode of “Serial” season one begins the same, with a pre-recorded phone call from Adnan Syed, a recap of the last episode, and it’s signature eery theme music. A witty and captivating investigative podcast, “Serial” is one of the best out there. The first seas...

Grief and puppets take the stage this week

Grief and puppets take the stage this week

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Filed under Arts, Culture, Previews

Church, grief and demonic puppets open UVM Theatre’s latest season.  “Hand to God” is a dark comedy about a t...

Hozier cries power with long-awaited album

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

September 26, 2018

Filed under Arts, Culture, Reviews

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier is back after four years of silence with a strong new EP titled “Nina Cried Power.” Filled with tributes to his musical inspirations as well as to current and lost loves, Hozier’s album sweeps listeners off their feet with four new songs, each with a different style and sound he masters....

“TrinCity:” a new home for arts and creativity on campus

“TrinCity:” a new home for arts and creativity on campus

September 21, 2018

Tucked away on Colchester Avenue, past the UVM Medical Center and adjacent to the town of Winooski,...

Dancers inspire audience

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

Filed under Arts, Culture

As three women danced on stage at the Redstone Recital Hall, the audience could hear their breath and they made intense eye contact with those watching the performance. The UVM department of music and dance collaborated with the Vermont Dance Alliance to present the Vermont Dance Sampler Sept. 8. The Sampler showcased artists...

Culture staff recommends

Culture Staff

September 12, 2018

Filed under Arts, Culture

TV Show "Sharp Objects" Recommended by Sarah Robinson Based on a novel by Gillian Flynn, “Sharp Objects” follows Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), a journalist in Saint Louis. When a girl is found viciously murdered, Camille goes back to her hometown looking for the scoop but is reunited with old demons along the way. ...

“Eighth Grade” hits the mark

“Eighth Grade” hits the mark

September 5, 2018

Holly Coughlan It didn’t occur to me until the first blinding moments of “Eighth Grade” that I didn’t remember what it was like to be 13...

Concerts at Higher Ground to look forward to and how to prepare to go

Concerts at Higher Ground to look forward to and how to prepare to go

August 30, 2018

A favorite venue of concert goers in the Burlington area is geared up and ready for another year...

Following the Calling: The Cynic reviews Boston Calling

Following the Calling: The Cynic reviews Boston Calling

June 3, 2018

Natalie Portman was seated upon a platform stage in the Arena of the Harvard Athletic Complex in Camb...

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