The Vermont Cynic

Dead Set concerts unite music and fanatics

January 30, 2018

Men in biker vests and college students in flannel sit clustered on Nectar’s barstools. Neon disco balls fla...

New artists and exhibits celebrated at reception

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

Filed under Arts, Previews

Frigid weather and syllabi might dominate the first week of classes, but that doesn’t mean Burlington’s vibrant art scene can’t provide some relief. Burlington City Arts will be holding a reception to celebrate its upcoming winter exhibitions, featuring artists Dusty Boynton, Edwin Owre and Elise Whittemore Friday, Jan. 19...

Former SNL comedian to perform in Burlington

Former SNL comedian to perform in Burlington

December 1, 2017

Native New York comedian Colin Quinn is bringing some of the Big Apple to where apples are grown. Quinn,...

Upcoming dance recital to be choreographed by students

Upcoming dance recital to be choreographed by students

November 30, 2017

According to Merriam Webster, the word orchesis is defined as “the art of dancing in the Greek chorus.”...

Theater department puts on play to continue holiday tradition

Theater department puts on play to continue holiday tradition

November 30, 2017

For the past quarter century, a Christmas play has become a tradition for Burlington’s residents and...

Architecture documentaries shown for free downtown

Architecture documentaries shown for free downtown

November 16, 2017

Locals seeking documentary films, creative inspiration and a warm sense of community can find it right...

Phish: Burlington band’s memorabilia collected in exhibition

Phish: Burlington band’s memorabilia collected in exhibition

November 9, 2017

Home-grown Vermont band Phish will be the subject of an exhibit at the Flynn Center for the Performing...

Storytelling slam makes appearance in Burlington

Storytelling slam makes appearance in Burlington

November 8, 2017

Every good storyteller needs a good listener. The bond between the two is clear — the voice, mind and...

UVM theatre brings classic tale to the stage

UVM theatre brings classic tale to the stage

November 7, 2017

An adaptation of Jane Austen’s acclaimed novel “Sense and Sensibility” is hitting the Royall Tyler...

Steampunk expo to examine diversity and rebellion

Steampunk expo to examine diversity and rebellion

November 3, 2017

Dust off the old brass goggles and lace up those leather boots––the Vermont Steampunk Expo is coming...

Local festival tackles social issues with film

Sarah Robinson

October 18, 2017

Filed under Arts, Previews

Burlington will once again be home to “the world’s oldest environmental and human rights film festival,” according to its website. The 32nd annual Vermont International Film Festival runs from Oct. 20 to Oct. 29. “I think that part of the purpose of the film festival is to open people’s minds and make them informed,”...

Rocktober starts at WRUV

Mason Haynes

October 13, 2017

Filed under Arts, Previews

This month will mark the debut of WRUV’s new event titled Rocktober. Inspired by last year’s March Radness, events director senior Tate Kamish and her team decided to help us cope with the post-summer blues by bringing us the essence of March Radness in the beginning of fall. March Radness was a series of weekly...

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