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Museum brings on two new exhibits for fall

Brigitte Riordan September 28, 2017

The Fleming Museum of Art will present two new exhibitions Sept. 26, one local and one from the other side of the world. “Spirited Things: Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic,” will be an exhibition...

Radio station opens doors to potential DJs

WRUV DJs relax in the studio during a break.
Kati Kirsch September 18, 2017

To start off the fall semester, UVM’s very own radio station, WRUV, is holding DJ training for anyone looking to get involved, regardless of experience level. WRUV provides the opportunity for students,...

Award-winning poet explores individuality at UVM

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor September 8, 2017

In the age of social media, Americans are exposed to millions of different voices every day. The UVM Program Board is hosting a reading by Danez Smith, a new voice in poetry, as part of the “Week...

Comedian looks to joke about own experiences

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer May 5, 2017

Comedy is all about crafting stories, and for Chris Distefano, his own stories make for the best material. Distefano, a New York-based comedian, will be performing May 5 and 6 at the Vermont Comedy...

UVM grad displays his artwork downtown

The BCA building is pictured. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.
Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor May 4, 2017

Large-scale, abstract paintings bring color and life to an otherwise empty fourth floor room at the Burlington City Arts Center on Church Street. The Vermont Metro Gallery not only boasts lake and mountain...

Students create pretzel-inspired charcoal drawings

Student art is displayed at Feldman's Bagels in the South End. The exhibit will run through April 30.
Healy Fallon April 27, 2017

One local breakfast eatery is showing off some of its finest products in the best way possible, all thanks to two classes of UVM students. Leslie Fry, a local artist and an adjunct lecturer of studio...

Nashville singer-songwriters to perform on campus

Nashville singer-songwriters to perform on campus
Isabella Alessandrini April 26, 2017

A group of singer-songwriters will bring a taste of Nashville’s vibrant music scene to UVM this Friday. The trio will be coming to UVM’s Recital Hall as a part of their tour around the U.S. April...

Theater majors make use of talent in one act plays

The Royall Tyler Theatre is pictured. The Senior One Acts project allows graduating theatre majors to direct a full production.
Kim Henry, Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2017

After years of helping to create someone else’s vision, four seniors are ready to construct their own. UVM theatre majors Summer Leppanen, Jace Jamason, Caroline Dababneh and Grace McLaughlin will...

On campus showcase to celebrate student work

Isabella Alessandrini April 20, 2017

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...

Local festival features experimental music

Local festival features experimental music
Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor April 20, 2017

Vermonters looking to dance the night away should look no further than the Pushing a Brain Uphill music festival. Not only will their bodies get a workout from moving and shaking, but their minds...

Club holds concert for Syrian rescue group

Addie Beach April 14, 2017

UVM Amnesty International not only wants people to have fun, but do some good in the process. The organization will be hosting a Jamnesty concert April 14, with proceeds going to support Syrian civilian...

Trash becomes fashion

Addie Beach March 22, 2017

Fashion can change how we view something entirely… including trash. The outdoor gear designer, Patagonia is working alongside the Outing Club to sponsor a “Trashion Show” on March 23, as part...

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