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‘The sound of freedom?’ Crowdsourced film examines impact of F-35s in Burlington

Mae Nagusky, Culture Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The opening shot of local filmmakers Patrick McCormack and Duane Peterson III’s film “Jet Line: Voices from the Flightpath” is a still shot of a misty, orange and green Vermont landscape, the deafening...

The @Loveisblind Instagram page has over 1,000 followers as many wait for this new UPB event to begin.

Campus reality show promises love, friendship and fame

Evan Peck, Culture Staff Writer February 8, 2021

A new reality show created by the University Program Board allows students the chance to find the love of their life, even in the midst of a global pandemic. “Love is Blind - UVM” is a dating show...

Play about young Shakespeare comes to Royall Tyler

Alicia Wolfram, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

Filled with singing, dancing and swordfights, “Shakespeare in Love” is hitting the UVM stage. UVM’s Royall Tyler Theatre department is putting on “Shakespeare in Love” at the end of the month. The...

Three new Fleming exhibits unveiled for Spring 2020

Three new Fleming exhibits unveiled for Spring 2020

Anna Kolosky, Staff Writer February 5, 2020

Fleming Museum’s Spring 2020 catalogue is covered in brightly colored, dancing people. It features a painting by Wood Gaylor, the inspiration for one of the museum’s exhibitions.   According to...

Dance department to present annual showcase

Dance department to present annual showcase

Sophia Venturo, Staff writer January 21, 2020

This week the UVM Dance Program will present “Dancing Uphill,” an annual four-day performance event featuring nine original pieces choreographed by UVM faculty, students and guest artists. This...

Comedian Steven Wright to perform at the Flynn

Comedian Steven Wright to perform at the Flynn

Sophia Venturo November 13, 2019

The comedian’s voice seeped out of the phone in a low, vibrating register to talk about his return to the Burlington comedy scene.  Stand-up comedian Steven Wright will perform at Burlington’s...

Theater department to present

Theater department to present “The Wolves” and “The Normal Heart”

Anya Kauffman October 8, 2019

UVM’s Royall Tyler Theatre is putting on two fall plays, one that is an all-female cast, and one that is a mostly male cast.  Premiering Oct. 2-5 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 5-6 at 2 p.m., will be...

Kudu Stooge, Vundabar and Snakehips performed at UVM’s annual FallFest concert Oct. 14, 2017 in the Patrick Gym. The event sold out right before doors opened at 8 p.m.

UPB announces FallFest 2019 lineup

Sarah Robinson, Culture Editor September 30, 2019

The University Program Board announced that FallFest 2019, taking place Oct. 19 in Patrick Gym, will feature the Los Angeles based band Coast Modern, Burlington group 99 Neighbors and UVM’s Princess...

 Pride flags blow in the wind on Church Street during the 2018 Pride Parade, September 2018.The Pride Vermont festival runs from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, ending with a parade. Visit to learn how to get involved.

VT organizers prep for Pride

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer September 1, 2019

As leaves change and summer turns to fall, Church street transforms into a colorful display of love and acceptance.  Pride Week will occur the week of Aug 31 to Sep. 8. The UVM Pride parade...

 Comedian Mike Birbiglia talks on “The Tonight Show,” June 24. Birbiglia will be performing in the Grand Maple Ballroom 7 p.m. Sept. 2.

Mike Birbiglia to perform at Labor Day comedy show

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer September 1, 2019

This year’s Labor Day Comedy show features Mike Birbiglia, an American writer, producer, director, actor and, most importantly, stand-up comedian.  The show takes place at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 in the...

Williams Hall is filled with student art on every floor. The Francis Colburn Gallery, a large room across from room 301, will be showing work done by students who attend the Integrated Arts Academy, a public magnet school in Burlington from November 26th to November 30th.

Williams gallery finishes semester with student art

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer November 30, 2018

Rotting fruit, empty fish tanks and a pile of dirt are only some of the things that have been on display this semester in the Francis Colburn Gallery, a large room across from room 301 in Williams Hall.  Run...

“Tartuffe” is re-imagined for UVM stage

Lindsey Imhoff, Staff Writer November 9, 2018

The UVM theatre department puts a contemporary spin on an old classic. “Tartuffe” the second production of the semester, runs Nov. 7 to Nov. 11. The play was originally written in 1664 by Moliere,...

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