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What to do in Burlington this August

What to do in Burlington this August

Jean MacBride, Assistant Summer Editor

August 1, 2019

The month of July might be over, but these events in August prove that summer is hardly over.  The Festival of Fools, Champlain Valley Fair and the Leddy Park Beach Bites promise thrills for those who enjoyed July’s events and who are looking for a taste of adventure. Festival of Fools ...

Artists act as curators in new exhibition series at BCA

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

In the basement of the Burlington City Arts Center, a bleached piece of celery sat in a cardboard box filled halfway with water. The sterility of the once-edible vegetable was echoed by the white walls and beige carpet in the room. The pipes of the building burst into the exhibit space, and the ...

Art Hop boasts new events and workshops

Art Hop boasts new events and workshops

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

The South End Arts and Business Association will hold its 26th annual Art Hop in the South End Sept. 7-9. The three-day event sprawls mostly along Pine street, with over 600 artists displaying their work in studios or local businesses that are briefly reimagined as galleries, according to the ...

Behind Burlington’s Creative Social Network

Max Mccurdy

February 7, 2017

It’s no secret that Burlington is a creative community — this much can be understood by simply looking at jackets and backpacks Burlingtonians  embellish with the Grateful Dead logo. In an attempt to better understand Burlington’s artistic spirit, I reached out to a number of local artists and creato...

Small arts center wins big

Small arts center wins big

February 10, 2015

Curator DJ Hellerman poses for a photograph. Hellerman is the director of exhibitions at burlington city arts, and the leader behind an initiative that secured a $100,000 grant for new exhibitions and artist residencies.The leader behind the grant’s proposal and the vision it conveyed was DJ Hellerman, a ...

Small arts center wins big

Small arts center wins big

February 3, 2015

The leader behind the grant’s proposal and the vision it conveyed was DJ Hellerman, a curator and the director of exhibitions at Burlington City Arts.The grant was provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation.“I don’t think I ever made a choice to work in the arts, it was just always what I did,” He...

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