The Vermont Cynic

French musician to mix it up in Burly

October 13, 2015

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 Hailing from a small town in the north of France and working as a radio host in a suburb of Paris, this artist has since put out three award-winning albums and perform in over 65 countries.  Wax Tailor, known to his friends as Jean-Christophe Le Saoût, is a multifaceted musician with several album releases in France. ...

Burlesque tour breezes into Vermont

Izzy Schechter

October 6, 2015

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When most people think “burlesque,” the word “geeky” usually does not come to mind. However, the world’s geekiest burlesque yet, will take over Higher Ground Oct. 16. The show is performed by SuicideGirls, a community of “alternatively beautiful” women that exists both online and performs across the country. SuicideGirls,...

Band to experiment with visuals

Jill Brookes

September 23, 2015

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An up-and-coming indie folk band engages the listener on a journey that they both hear, and see. Fans will witness Lord Huron’s mastery of sight and sound at Higher Ground Sept. 22. This will be their second appearance in Burlington. Ben Schneider, the band’s founder and frontman, draws on his background as a visual ...

Artists plan for Pine street event

Artists plan for Pine street event

September 1, 2015

The South End Art Hop will celebrate its 23rd anniversary Sept. 11- 13.The Art Hop is a yearly event in th...

UVM faculty swings to Juniper Lounge

UVM faculty swings to Juniper Lounge

September 1, 2015

Foot tapping, head nodding jazz will be swinging to Hotel Vermont 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m, Sept. 9.UVM f...

Ballroom dance teams swings further

April 21, 2015

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The clicking of heels and melodies of Waltz from the campus recreation studio are courtesy of the ballroom team, a competitive part of the Swing and Salsa Society.Senior Chelsea Davidson and her partner, junior Eric Newbury, recently became national champions at the USA Dance national championships, Newbury said. “[Competitions...

Pop band cheers for positivity

Josh Holz

April 21, 2015

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Spring is in the air and pop rock is warming up Burlington’s music scene. The five-member indie pop band Cheerleader will be playing at Higher Ground April 24.  “I like the upbeat positivity,” said first-year Frankie Lyon, commenting on “The Sunshine of Your Youth.” “The melody is easy-paced,” first-year Gabe Trotz sa...

International pianist to tune up UVM

April 14, 2015

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One European music star is embarking on his first tour of the U.S. – first stop, Vermont.Italian singer and songwriter Raphael Gualazzi will be playing a free show at Southwick Music Recital Hall, 7 p.m. April 16. The concert is being put on by UVM Program Board.“In the concert committee, we’re always looking for new...

Rock takes the funky side

Josh Holz

April 14, 2015

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UVM students going to Nectar’s this week should expect funk. The Fritz will be performing at Nectar’s in downtown Burlington April 15 and 21 as part of their spring tour. The Fritz’s website describes their genre as “funk rock.” “It’s an interesting combination of genres,” sophomore Dan Berenberg said. “I’ve n...

Award-winning writer coming to VT

April 7, 2015

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Burlington is welcoming a self-proclaimed “child freak.”Terry Galloway will be in Burlington for a book reading and a play performance. Both works are based on her life experiences, with a focus on her homosexuality and losing her hearing as a child and regaining it as an adult. She will be reading from and talking abo...

Beloved blonde lawyer debuts in Burlington

April 7, 2015

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New England’s largest community theater company is going pink this spring.Lyric Theatre Company will be performing “Legally Blonde: The Musical” April 9-12, putting on five shows on the main stage at the Flynn Center for Performing Arts. Lyric was founded in Burlington 1973, according to their website. Since then, the...

Student theater group makes a ‘super-comedy’

Josh Holz

March 31, 2015

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Student actors and director have worked together to create the University Players’ first completely student-produced play of the year. “What Happened After Superhero Con” will be performed in Billings North Lounge 7 p.m., April 4. The play features seven heroes working together to bring down an evil robber baron of th...

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