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R&B group brings some soul to Burlington

Anna Gibson, Cynic Correspondent

February 24, 2017

In a small 1960s North Carolina town, the talent of a local teenager was spotted for the first time. Lee Fields & the Expressions will be performing Feb. 23 at ArtsRiot. Initially, Fields did not intend to pursue a music career, he said. “I was a paperboy, and I wanted to be a busine...

Fleming reveals Asian art

Fleming reveals Asian art

Isabella Alessandrini

February 9, 2017

After more than a century of being hidden away in the private collection of the Fleming, dozens of Asian artworks have been put on display in the Gallery of Asian Art. The product of curator Andrea Rosen’s year long process, the Fleming’s newest addition features works from all over Asia, som...

Photographer captures India

Addie Beach, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Getting a glimpse of somewhere far away is easier than you may think. The Fleming Museum will host “1008,” an exhibit focused on the work of photographer Catherine Jansen, starting Jan. 31. Jansen’s frequent trips to India serve as the inspiration for the exhibit and the book it’s based on....

Dance show raises funds for puppets

Anna Gibson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

As many native Vermonters between the ages of five and 40 could probably tell you, showing up to a grade school classroom to the sight of life-size puppets is nothing out of the ordinary. The seventh annual Dance Showcase fundraising event to benefit Puppets in Education will show at the Flynn’s Main ...

New Fleming show explores drinking

Healy Fallon

January 26, 2017

Across cultures, drinking is universally known to be an act of self-care for the body, as well as for personal and social enjoyment. Yet by observing the definition of drinking from a curatorial perspective, a bigger social and cultural discussion is revealed.   An exhibit at the Fleming Museum intends to...

Burly beer makers tell insider tips

Bridget Higdon

November 17, 2016

For many, drinking beer is a celebration in itself, but for two local Vermont authors, brewing it at home is just as thrilling. Authors Bill Mares and Todd Haire will be at Phoenix Books in Burlington to talk about their new book “Making Beer.” Mares has been brewing his own beer at home for most of...

UVM ensemble to ‘jazz’ Southwick

UVM ensemble to ‘jazz’ Southwick

Addie Beach

November 15, 2016

Thanksgiving may be right around the corner, but there are still opportunities to catch some music before the week off. The University Jazz Ensemble will be performing their end-of-semester concert in Southwick Recital Hall Nov. 17. The group, which is made up of both music and non-music majors, pl...

UVM dance company to perform fall recital

UVM dance company to perform fall recital

Addie Beach

November 8, 2016

Dancers will hit the stage in Southwick later this month. The Orchesis Dance Company will be hosting its annual Fall Showcase Nov. 12 in Patrick Gym. When Orchesis was originally formed in the ‘60s, it focused on contemporary dance, junior co-president Suma Lashof said. Today, the group incorporates ...

Scares Continue after halloween has passed

Bridget Higdon

November 1, 2016

Even after Halloween has come and gone, there is still plenty of horror to be found on campus in the coming weeks. The UVM Theater Department will be putting on a production of “Dracula” Nov. 3-5 and again Nov. 10-12 at the Royall Tyler Theatre. The script, written by Steven Dietz, was adap...

Singer to warm up local venue

October 28, 2016

One artist will arrive in Burlington to warm souls with their music just in time for winter to set in. Singer-songwriter Joshua Radin is kicking off his tour, “Good Old War,” Nov. 1 at Higher Ground. Radin expressed his excitement for the tour. “I’ve played in Burlington three or four times in...

Indie pop group to return with new sounds

Healy Fallon

October 26, 2016

This November will see the return of a group with a reputation for unique, yet accessible music. Frankie Cosmos will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 at ArtsRiot. After missing the band’s performance at ArtsRiot Nov. 2015, senior Melissa Moldovan is looking forward to seeing the band live she said. “[G...

Quartet to share love with Burlington

Quartet to share love with Burlington

October 18, 2016

Hailing from many musical backgrounds, one band aims to create a message of peace, love and unity through their music. The Nth Power, a jazz-funk-gospel-soul hybrid, is coming to ArtsRiot Oct. 20.  The band will be touring their latest album, “To Be Free: Live.’’ The band, formed in New Or...

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