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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

Stand-up comedian Nico D’Elisa performs at the Comedy Wolf Open Mic night at Radio Bean Nov. 3. The event will reoccur the first Thursday of every month.

Known best for live music, Radio Bean smashes with Comedy Wolf’s open mic debut

Sam Jefferson, Culture Staff Writer November 7, 2022

Striking red and yellow lights beamed down at Radio Bean Nov. 3 as local comedians bustled through to the sign-up sheet, eagerly awaiting their call to the stage. Local comedian and musician Max Higgins...

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

How to spend Valentine’s Day in Burlington

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...

Radio Bean celebrates its 17th birthday with free coffee and live music Nov. 4. Live music included local band AM Radio along with over 90 other musical acts.

Birthday party celebrates Radio Bean’s commitment to young musicians

Allie O'Connor, Staff Writer November 15, 2017

More than 90 musical acts came together recently in honor of a downtown venues 17th birthday. Radio Bean celebrated the anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 4. The party kicked off at 8am and ended at 2am...

Senior Kristi Blow practices guitar on the Waterman green Oct. 18. Blow, a singer-songwriter, will be performing at Radio Bean Nov. 5.

Student makes noise in Burly music scene

Allie O'Connor October 24, 2017

The Burlington music scene is an incredible environment for musicians, whether they are new bands just coming together or established solo acts. Behind a voice that frequents the downtown music scene...

Student band gets into the groove

Student band gets into the groove

Jensen Wainwright February 2, 2016

It’s groovy, it’s punk, it’s reggae, it’s metal, it’s MELON. MELON is a Burlington-based cover band that has been together since August 2015. Even though MELON songs contain...

Kat Wright prepares for upcoming show and album

Eliza Giles November 18, 2014

Tucked away on the intersection between North Winooski Ave. and Pearl Street is a cozy restaurant and café, sounds of live music radiating through its walls. This is Radio Bean and on Thursdays at...

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