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American Pictures

November 10, 2003

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Jacob Holdt: The Father of American Pictures American Pictures was created by Jacob Holdt. Jacob Holdt first came to America in the early 1970s and began hitchhiking around the United States. A self described vagabond, Jacob began writing home about his experiences with the American underclass during the 1970s ; much to his di...

Rantin’ and Ravin’ at Living/Learning Poetry Slam

November 3, 2003

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Sponsored by the Lawrence Debate Union, we held a poetry slam on Wednesday, Oct. 29th in the Fireplace Lounge. People were a little tentative at first to make noise and read their poems, but they were into it by the end of the night. Many folks had brought a friend and got mad love every time they went onstage. About forty peo...

An Interview with Sean Daly

October 27, 2003

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As the front man for one of the most successful underground hip-hop groups to date, Slug has garnered national and international praise for Seven's Travels, Atmosphere's latest album. As a leading voice in what can accurately be defined as one of the most influential major popular art movement of our time, Slug has positioned hi...

Don’t Let These Guys Give You The Slip

October 20, 2003

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This coming Saturday night, October 25h, don't miss a truly unique, original, and exciting band called The Slip, which will be performing down the street at Winooski's own Higher Ground. The Slip is a trio consisting of brothers Andrew Barr (drums), Brad Barr (guitar), and longtime friend and bandmate Marc Friedman (bass). Over the last ...

String Cheese Invades UVM

October 20, 2003

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On October 8, 2003, The String Cheese Incident came to UVM to spread their lighthearted grooves to a student body awaiting them with open arms. While surprisingly tickets were still available at the door, they managed to come very to close to reaching Patrick Gymnasium's full capacity. The Cheese took the stage at approx...

Vermont International Film Festival Brings Danny Glover, More

October 20, 2003

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The 14th annual Vermont International Film Festival showcased a number of films ranging from several animated shorts to the gritty, tense documentaries that highlighted the festival. The festival centered around socially conscious cinema in several different forms, the main form being documentary films. Among the more notable do...

Arnold Wins In California, Comes to UVM

October 13, 2003

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Arnold's Terminator 3 rises on campus. Saturday 10/18 - 8PM & 11PM - CC Theater - Free. A decade has passed since John Connor (Nick Stahl) helped prevent Judgment Day and save mankind from mass destruction. Now 22, Connor lives "off the grid" - no home, no credit cards, no cell phone and no job. No record of his existence...

INTERVIEW: Jack Black Lets Loose on Rock

October 6, 2003

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Actor Jack Black let college journalists from across the country pick his brain in a recent phone interview. Black -- whose resume includes acting, singing, writing and stand-up comedy -- answered questions about his new movie "School of Rock" and the man behind the outrageous exterior. Black's popularity as the lead man fo...

Remarkable Rembrandt

October 6, 2003

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It's not the usual thing these days in 21st Century America to attend an exhibit that requires either very good eyesight or a magnifying plate to view the works of art. Great art, however, as Provost John Bramley pointed out, has become almost commonplace in Burlington, the Andy Warhol exhibit this summer at the Fleming h...

The Late Late Review

September 29, 2003

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Jones Beach TheaterSeptember 13, 2003Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers have delivered yet another spectacular performance. The Peppers are on what is probably their best tour yet. They do an amazing job at exploring all areas of music with heavy guitar, rapping beats, funky riffs, and slow and mellow. The c...

String Cheese Hits Burlington

September 29, 2003

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As I'm sure all the Deadheads, Phishphans, and just fans of good music in general are aware, The String Cheese Incident will be playing at the Patrick Gymnasium at 8:00 on Wednesday October 8th. I have seen the band before and I personally think they put on a great show. This one promises to be the best to date, seeing as...

Find Fame at the 4th Annual Firehouse Open Exhibition

September 29, 2003

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First fifty artists to bring work to the Firehouse Gallery will be shown! Here is every artist's chance for fame, not just 15 minutes, but six whole weeks as part of 4th Annual Firehouse Open. Once again, the Firehouse Gallery reprises one of its most democratic and unusual exhibitions. The Firehouse Open features the fir...

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