The Vermont Cynic

Comedians talk death and perform live

Gordon Clark tells jokes during his set at Death Talks, Jan. 28. Clark was one of a number of performers at the event, which took place at Light Club Lamp Shop.

Sophia Venturo, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

Low-top vintage booths and beat-up red velvet loveseats were occupied by patrons leaning forward, ready to ponder mortality together. “Death Talks” is a monthly variety show centered on death, its witnesses and fallouts.  Local comedians, musicians and death industry workers contemplated the end of life ...

Literary magazine hosts reading at downtown venue

Image Courtesy of The Gist (Left to Right): Senior Lauren Sky, Senior Sunny Nagpaul, Junior Aiden Blasi, Junior Alicia Tebeau-Sherry, Senior Keana Moreau, Senior Chris Soychak and Senior Seth Wade pose on stage at the Light Club Lamp Shop, Oct. 14.

Sabrina Fiore, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Student poets walked onto the stage, stood straight in front of the glitzy golden curtain, faced the audience and began to speak.  Light Club Lamp Shop hosted a poetry reading evening Oct. 14. The Gist, UVM’s literary arts magazine, was the featured act for students to share their poetry with the great...

How to spend Valentine’s Day in Burlington

Burlington residents walk Church Street, window shopping and scurrying into restaurants to escape the cold Feb. 9.

Culture Staff

February 14, 2019

Love is in the air. Burlington might not be known as the city of love, but despite the cold and the snow, it can still be the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whether you are with your partner or with your friends, you can enjoy your time together without breaking the bank. After your l...

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