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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Burlington-based blues band All Night Boogie Band performed at Arts Riot on Jan. 28. Members include lead singer senior Jessica Leone, UConn graduate guitarist Brandon Casey, keyboardist senior Van Garrison, drummer senior Zach Santos and bassist sophomore Bruno John.

All Night Boogie Bands brings blues to Burlington

Max Gerlach, Culture Staff Writer February 2, 2022

Young ears meet old souls in All Night Boogie Band as the group brings a fresh sound to the Burlington music scene.    2021 University of Connecticut graduate, songwriter and guitarist for All Night...

Patrons mill around outside of ArtsRiot on Sept. 12.

ArtsRiot reopens and rebrands at Art Hop

Bridget Mackie, Culture Staff Writer September 20, 2021

As summer comes to a close, Burlington residents come together and celebrate the arts with lively exhibits and local food and music. The South End Arts District hosted the 29th annual Art Hop Sept....

Meg Lipke, Ground for Body, 2019, 72x60x5, Fabric dye, acrylic, beeswax on canvas, and polyester fill, Photo by Sam Simon

Questioning tradition with Meg Lipke’s ‘In the Making’

Quinn Johnson, Culture Staff Writer March 24, 2021

“In the Making” is a fun and funky exploration of the convergence of painting, sculpture and textiles, and centers on Meg Lipke’s ‘91 painting practice over the last five years.  Born in Portland,...

Left: Bag of Tears, c. 2015-2016
Right: Baby Slippers on Thorns, 2006

Enigmatic and experimental: Diane Gabriel’s ‘Pivotal Moments’

Quinn Johnson, Culture Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Escape the bustling crowds of Church Street Marketplace and step into a white-walled oasis.  On Feb. 12, Burlington City Arts revealed their Spring 2021 exhibitions, “Meg Lipke: In the Making”...

Senior Noah Zhou’s Exhibit, FRENZY, is displayed in the Francis Colburn Art Gallery in Williams Hall, Nov 6. The Exhibit will be open until November 16.

The personal and political of ‘FRENZY’

Anna Kolosky, Assistant Culture Editor November 13, 2020

Tucked away in the Colburn Gallery in Williams, abstract paintings and photography line the white walls.  The artwork is part of senior Noah Zhou’s first solo art exhibition at UVM that seeks to...

The mural in question, Everyone Loves a Parade by Pierre Hardy

Burlington City Council to decide fate of mural

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer August 14, 2018

The Burlington City Council has promised action following the approval of a report that called for the removal of a mural on Leahy Way by August 29, 2022. The report from the Mural Task Force recommends...

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.

BCA hosts annual show

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...

Models walk up and down the runway during the 13th annual STRUT! Fashion Show Sept. 9.

Art Hop fashion show displays local designers’ work

Isabella Alessandrini September 13, 2017

On Saturday, models traipsed down a gleaming runway to the DJ’s beat as cameras flashed and spectators swooned. The glamorous, high-energy atmosphere could have been found in any fashion capital–...

Burlington celebrates the 25th anniversary of local artist festival

Addie Beach, Staff Writer September 12, 2017

Visiting Burlington’s South End 25 years ago, people walking around would have seen empty warehouses and crumbling buildings. Unless you were one of a few artists, that is—then you saw potential. Last...

First Night festival returns to town

First Night festival returns to town

December 9, 2014

Those remaining in Burlington over winter break shouldn’t worry about making New Year’s Eve plans.First Night Burlington has  you covered.First Night Burlington, Inc. is a private non-profit organization...

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