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Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff

May 9, 2018

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explore. To get you started, the Culture staff rounded up ten of our favorite spots.   Best Music Venue: Radio Bean - This self-described “bohemian utopia” features live music from bot...

New artists and exhibits celebrated at reception

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

Frigid weather and syllabi might dominate the first week of classes, but that doesn’t mean Burlington’s vibrant art scene can’t provide some relief. Burlington City Arts will be holding a reception to celebrate its upcoming winter exhibitions, featuring artists Dusty Boynton, Edwin Owre and El...

New Burlington city flag designed by team of twin brothers

The new City of Burlington flag as designed by local middle schoolers Owen and Lucas Marchessault. The flag represent Vermont’s sky, snowy mountains, the Green Mountain State itself and the breakwater and local beauty of Lake Champlain.

Allie O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Burlington’s spirit, history and environment will soon be represented by a new city flag, courtesy of a local family. The city of Burlington allocated $6,000 to create a new flag, which was proposed by Mayor Miro Weinberger and unanimously accepted by the city council January 2017. A statement...

Architecture documentaries shown for free downtown

The Burlington City Arts Center on Church Street. The center will host a free reception to celebrate the opening of the winter exhibitions on Jan. 19 at 6 p.m.

Cameron Ayles, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Locals seeking documentary films, creative inspiration and a warm sense of community can find it right on Church Street. The “Architecture and Design Film Series” hosts free screenings of documentary films about art, design and broader-sweeping notions of creativity and beauty. Screenings...

BCA hosts annual show

Vermont community members admire the art at the fifth annual “Of Land and Local” art show Oct. 6 at Shelburne Farms. This year’s exhibits focus on watersheds and their impact on the environment.

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

As the recent hurricane season has shown us yet again, the environment is a powerful force. In the upcoming exhibit “Of Land and Local: Watershed,” Burlington City Arts highlights how this force plays out in the Vermont community with a special focus on water. This year’s exhibit is the...

Readers and writers gather for local festival

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

September 26, 2017

As an English major, I am always looking for ways to further indulge my love of reading and writing. I found such indulgence at the 13th annual Burlington Book Festival. This festival was held at several locations downtown Sept. 15-17 and it was a celebration of all things literary, bringing...

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