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Photography show exhibits community

Addie Beach

April 6, 2016


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There’s more to find in the Davis Center than just dining and study space: it might also change the way students view the community. Throughout April, the Davis Center will be hosting a juried photo show to showcase photographers from UVM and the Burlington area.  The exhibit is being organized by the UVM student ...

Wind ensemble creates worldly experience

Wind ensemble creates worldly experience

Ben Elfland

April 6, 2016


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Some of Burlington’s most adept musicians will be performing on campus at the end of the week. The Vermont Wind Ensemble will be performing at 7:30 p.m. April 10 in the UVM Music Building Recital Hall, where  they hope to once again impress the audience with their progression as a band. Th...

Artist interprets America

Artist interprets America

March 31, 2016


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Art is often up for interpretation, evoking ideas unbounded in space or time. Erik Hougen, a young artist living and working in Brooklyn, describes his new exhibition as taking place in a “floating time period.” “It could have taken place a year ago or 20 years ago, and it could be the story that ta...

Folk group grows brotherhood

Folk group grows brotherhood

Bettina Cataldi

March 23, 2016


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Red, mole, chili and green sauces mixed into a bed of chicken and rolled into a corn tortilla form what is commonly known as an enchilada. That’s the delicious metaphor  Auyon Mukharji used to describe the fraternal bond of his band, Darlingside. “We’re so intimately familiar with each other’s childhoods, families, high school experiences and...

SpringFest lineup announced

SpringFest lineup announced

Greta Bjornson

March 22, 2016


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The University Program Board announced the folk band The Head and the Heart will be headlining this year’s SpringFest. The annual concert is scheduled for April 30 and is set to take place in the Jeffords parking lot with local band Madaila opening. The Head and the Heart was chosen for the eve...

Comedian returning to Burly for round two

Comedian returning to Burly for round two

Ben Elfland

March 16, 2016


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One comedian is most easily recognized by his voice. Kyle Kinane has been the voice of Comedy Central for the last five years, doing on-air announcements in addition to frequent appearances on “Bob’s Burgers” and “Drunk History.” For Kinane, comedy has been a long battle. He began his...

Musician curates monumental sound

Musician curates monumental sound

Ben Elfland

March 3, 2016


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Four musicians are taking on the task of capturing the sound of a 30-artist ensemble. Wrekmeister Harmonies is an experimental music collective with only one permanent member that features the work of many other artists. The group will be playing at Nectar’s March 7 as part of the venue’s Metal Mon...

Instrumental band preps for Nectar’s

Instrumental band preps for Nectar’s

March 1, 2016


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Instrumental rock fusion group TAUK will be performing at Higher Ground March 2.Guitarist and alumnus Matt Jalbert said he, bassist Charlie Dolan and pianist Alric “AC” Carter became friends in middle school, and have been playing music together ever since. “We’ve always had some sort of band ...

Boston horn duo returns to steal Nectar’s spotlight

Boston horn duo returns to steal Nectar’s spotlight

Ben Elfland

February 24, 2016


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Despite the chilly weather, one band is sure to heat up the night this Friday. The Hornitz will be performing Feb. 26 at 10:30 p.m. at Nectar’s, a stage they said is one of the best in the country.   The duo, made up of Stoobaka Dashiki and Friendship, boasts, “the biggest, baddest party-funk experie...

Girl group gets in gear for Burlington

Greta Bjornson

February 17, 2016


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Sisterhood is a source of power for one Brooklyn-based band. The four women who make up TEEN are set to perform in Burlington Feb. 25 at Signal Kitchen. The alternative rock band is currently touring to promote their third album, “Love Yes,” which will be released Feb. 19 with Carpark...

Electronic jam band returns to Higher Ground

Izzy Schechter

January 27, 2016


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Concert goers next week will be pulled in by the hypnotic music of one popular electronic jam band.      At Higher Ground Feb. 3, Lotus will bring a harmonious mix of “emotion and party vibes,” band member Luke Miller said. Lotus has been playing for about 14 years and has maintained a solid fanbase by tou...

Through the cold, local writers read their stories

Catie Owen

December 11, 2015


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Winter is coming, but despite the cold, local Burlington artists are celebrating. The 11th annual showing of “Winter Tales” by the Vermont Stage theatre company will take place at the Flynn Dec. 9 - 13. The show will include pro- fessional readings of stories and poems by local novel...

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