The Vermont Cynic

Author returns to a painful past

Bridget Higdon

September 29, 2016

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 Amste...

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

Ben Elfland

September 27, 2016

  A new program is allowing students from Burlington’s local refugee community to collaborate with an iconic African refugee music group. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars will be performing at Signal Kitchen in a concert Oct. 1 that is the product of a youth internship through King Street ...

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

Bridget Higdon

September 21, 2016

Merlin’s beard! For Harry Potter fans everywhere, July brought something unbelievable: an eighth installment in the beloved series. ‘‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’’ is not a novel, but rather the published script of the two-part play currently showing at the Palace Theatre in London...

World-renowned art showcased at Fleming Museum

World-renowned art showcased at Fleming Museum

September 21, 2016

This semester, students will have the opportunity to view world-class pieces by world-renowned artists right here on campus. “Sargent to Basquiat” opens Sept. 22 at the Fleming Museum. The exhibit features 60 works by renowned European and American artists from the early modern to contemporary ti...

California band to share sunny tunes

California band to share sunny tunes

September 20, 2016

As the days become shorter and colder, one musician is set to bring a taste of the warm west coast to the Burlington area. Mild High Club, the brainchild of musician Alexander Brettin, will play at The Monkey House in Winooski Sept. 29. Brettin is based out of Los Angeles, according to the Sto...

Concert to overtake Main Street

August 31, 2016

Just in time for the beginning of a new school year, one local band is bringing a new experience to Burlington.Burlington-based band Madaila will host a concert on Main Street Sept. 4 featuring several other artists, including Lady Lamb, Marco Benevento and many more.“It’s super fun to put on these of...

Community curates annual art show

Greta Bjornson

August 31, 2016

This year, hundreds of artists will congregate in the South End of Burlington for the 24th year in a row to display their artwork and promote their businesses during the South End Art Hop. The event, which occurs annually, will last Sept. 9 to 11. This year’s Art Hop will feature attractions includi...

Trio takes on Vermont in first tour

Trio takes on Vermont in first tour

April 30, 2016

A young energetic trio will be playing its first Vermont show this Monday.The B Boys will take the stage and perform at The Monkey House in Winooski May 2.Based on their name, one might picture a peppy boy band, but nothing could be further from the truth.Hailing from Texas, the post-punk group has no...

Rock band offering new sound in Burly

April 28, 2016

One band promises to satisfy concert-goers hungry for new music. Midnight Snack, a self-described art-rock band will be hitting the stage at ArtsRiot May 4.The six-piece psych-folk-rock band will stop by Burlington on their Northeast tour that kicked off April 22 in their hometown of Asheville, North Carolina. ...

Musician goes solo with sounds of ‘60s

Ben Elfland

April 22, 2016

The energy and sounds of the ‘60s will be on full display in Burlington in a modern context. Psychedelic rock artist Sam Cohen will be performing with White Denim at Higher Ground April 23. Cohen began his career in the ‘90s at a Berklee College of Music summer program in Boston. He ...

Student nonprofit hosts benefit concert

Jensen Wainwright

April 21, 2016

UVM’s Books4Equality will be hosting a free benefit concert on the Redstone Green May 4. Books4Equality is a recognized nonprofit organization aimed at providing free textbooks to college students. Live music, good food and a good cause is how director of business affairs for the organization, senior...

‘Star Wars’ takes a detour

‘Star Wars’ takes a detour

April 21, 2016

If you haven’t been living under a rock and have surfed the web recently, you might’ve watched the trailer for the upcoming film “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at least once, or in my case, 20 times.The film is directed by Gareth Edwards, known for 2014’s “Godzilla,” and stars Felicity J...

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