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On Being your own Outing Club

On Being your own Outing Club

Maggie Richardson

September 6, 2017

As I near the start of my senior year, every so often I stop to look around this little college town in that starry-eyed way I did as a first-year: in awe of mountains, water and vast open spaces in every direction. It’s the kind of feeling that draws so many students here and leaves so many missing...

And The Kids Share Lovers

And The Kids Share Lovers

Maggie Richardson

October 27, 2016

“I’m trying to wrangle everyone into a group costume...but it’s a secret!,” said And The Kids frontwoman Hannah Mohan. Mohan and her bandmates are gearing up for a two-night run at Signal Kitchen Thursday and Friday, excitedly rallying friends and assembling outfits for the weekend’s festivities...

Meandering Stowe’s Main Street & Beyond

Meandering Stowe’s Main Street & Beyond

Maggie Richardson

February 8, 2016

        Sometimes, you just need to take the day and get out of town. After a long week of running from Colchester to College Street, walking down a different Vermont Main comes as a much-needed change of pace. On a relatively balmy, brilliantly beautiful January afternoon my friend Eva and I hea...

White Fang Album Review

<p>White Fang Album Review</p>

November 19, 2015

They call themselves the “stupidest band in the world.” Their Twitter picture is their band name illustrated as the Taco Bell logo. They are Portland-based rock band White Fang.The neo-grunge, skate-punk group formed in 2005 and have been incredibly prolific ever since. On Oct. 30, White Fang rel...

‘Born Ruffians’ Spotlight

October 30, 2015

With plenty of spunk, enthusiasm and fresh music, this Canadian indie band resurfaces in Burlington. Born Ruffians made their second visit to Signal Kitchen Oct. 27, which was their first stop on the U.S. leg of the RUFF Tour. “[Signal Kitchen does] a great job recording and filming shows and colla...

Nectar’s 40th anniversary 

October 14, 2015

When walking down Main Street, the Nectar’s retro sign is sure to stand out amongst the red and blue awnings of the venue’s neighbors. Nectar’s, founded in 1975, is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. “We wanted to make our 40th anniversary not just a celebration of Nectar’s, but of the B...

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