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Ballet takes a crack at a classic

Ballet takes a crack at a classic

December 9, 2015

‘The Nutcracker” will once again bring the world of classical ballet to Burlington. The productio...

<p>July Talk Preview</p>

July Talk Preview

November 19, 2015

A gritty, edgy and innovative sound is coming to the Higher Ground stage this month. Canadian rock ba...

<p>Dopapod Preview </p>

Dopapod Preview 

November 19, 2015

Dopapod, a funk-rock band, will be performing at Higher Ground at 9 p.m. Friday Nov. 13.“We throw ourselves into the jam band genre. We’re funk-rock that improvi...

Band tours for their new album

Band tours for their new album

November 17, 2015

A psychedelic techno group returning to Higher Ground Nov. 15. Papadosio is touring for their new album, “Extras in A Movie,” released earlier this year carr...

<p>Artists returning for first headlining tour </p>

Artists returning for first headlining tour 

November 15, 2015

An up-and-coming electronic artist will return to Burlington for his first headlining tour. Kill Paris, aka Corey Baker, will perform at Higher Ground Nov. 20. ...

‘Futurebirds’ come to Burlington

‘Futurebirds’ come to Burlington

November 15, 2015

Psychedelic country band Futurebirds will be bringing their Southern-infused sound up north to Higher...

Madaila Preview 

October 28, 2015

Filed under Arts, Previews

Four bands will take over Burlington’s ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center for a spooky Halloween dance party Oct. 31.Madaila, a five-piece, Vermont-raised group of “dance-rock-pop-juggernauts,” is headlining the event. “When we play in town we do it big,” lead vocalist and guitarist Mark Daly said. “[The show] ...

Steve Gunn’s openers

October 24, 2015

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A duo of accomplished guitarists, who record their music off the cuff over a couple of beers in an attic, will be strumming up Signal Kitchen.James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg will be opening for Steve Gunn Oct. 26.Elkington, although living in Chicago for the past fifteen years, originally grew up in England, while Salsburg...

Collin’s Roar: Benefit Concert for Cystic Fibrosis

Emily Daroga

October 22, 2015

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Some people live an entire lifetime without finding their driving passion, but this was not the case for Collin Reynolds, member of local Burlington band, As We Were. He found his calling in drumming at a young age and pursued it until his death from cystic fibrosis this past year. On Oct. 25, there will be a benefi...

Musicians share the stage

October 15, 2015

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From the dark depths of an off-campus basement five friends got together to form a band. What they created was the “creature” known as Tar Iguana. The members met during their time at UVM and are still around looking to introduce their innovative sound. “The hardest part in being part of a band is that now that we’re not students...

Hit comedian to perform at the Flynn

Colin Hekimian

October 13, 2015

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One comedian has built a career with a clean style of comedy. His special, “Brian Regan: Live From Radio City Music Hall,” is the first of its kind to be broadcast live on Comedy Central.    “Doing stand-up is a rush to begin with.  Being in Radio City Music Hall, which is a venue I’ve never been in, and...

Wood Artisan Reveals His Prison Experience 

Autumn Benjamin

October 13, 2015

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When you look into Jeremy Mackenzie’s eyes, you would never know he spent eight years in prison. His artwork tells another story, one of victory and hope, of freedom and devotion. It tells his story.   “Hidden Blueprints” is a collection of wood carvings, located in the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery at the Flynn C...

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