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UVM ensemble to ‘jazz’ Southwick

UVM ensemble to ‘jazz’ Southwick

November 15, 2016

Thanksgiving may be right around the corner, but there are still opportunities to catch some music be...

UVM dance company to perform fall recital

UVM dance company to perform fall recital

November 8, 2016

Dancers will hit the stage in Southwick later this month. The Orchesis Dance Company will be hosting i...

Scares Continue after halloween has passed

Bridget Higdon

November 1, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

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 adapted from the classic 1897 novel by Bra...

Singer to warm up local venue

October 28, 2016

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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 the past,” he said.  “I...

Indie pop group to return with new sounds

Healy Fallon

October 26, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

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. “[Greta Kline] seems...

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 throug...

Indie trio sets sights for new album tour

Addie Beach

October 15, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

The semester might just be settling into a groove, but one band aims to shake things up. Indie-pop trio Zipper Club is taking on Higher Ground Oct. 12. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. The group is comprised of Mason James of Cerebral Ballzy and Lissy Trullie from her eponymous band, with Damar Davis rounding it out on drums...

Octet brings the party into Burly

Octet brings the party into Burly

October 5, 2016

Described as one of the greatest party acts in years, one genre-bending group will bring their energy ...

Cover band to recreate vibes in Burly

Bridget Dorsey

September 30, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

Year after year, one band reincarnates the sweet sounds of psychedelic Americana originally spun by the Grateful Dead in their heyday. On Oct. 11, Higher Ground is once again hosting Dark Star Orchestra. The band’s creativity and devotion have led them to surpass the Dead themselves in number of shows played, clocking in ...

Author returns to a painful past

Bridget Higdon

September 29, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

Literature lovers and history buffs alike will be interested in a spectacular event coming to Burlington next week. Local author Mary Fillmore will be speaking at Phoenix Books in Burlington Oct. 4. The event begins at 7 p.m. and will celebrate the release of her new book, “An Address in Amsterdam.” “An Address in Am...

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

September 27, 2016

  A new program is allowing students from Burlington’s local refugee community to collaborate...

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

Bridget Higdon

September 21, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

Merlin’s beard! For Harry Potter fans everywhere, July brought something unbelievable: an eighth install...

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