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Burlington City Council to decide fate of mural

The mural in question,

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 the "Everyone Loves a Parade" mural be removed and put up somewhere else inside Burlington among oth...

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...

Art Hop fashion show displays local designers’ work

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

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– New York, Paris, Milan. But this was no typical fashion week show: this was STRUT! STRUT! is a...

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 weekend marked the 25th anniversary of Burlington’s South End Art Hop. The three-day event...

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...

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 whose goal is “to bring the community together with an accessible, substance-free New Year...

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