Marlboro native sets screening of thesis film at Latchis
07/25/2014 10:44 PM EDT
BRATTLEBORO -- Would you like to see Jesse Kreitzer's ancestral roots? Full Story
Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival returns to Jamaica
07/24/2014 09:46 AM EDT - JAMAICA -- It was natural for Susanna Loewy to choose Jamaica as the spot to host the music festival she founded three years ago. Full Story
Composer Lei Liang and The Chinese Pipa at Yellow Barn
07/24/2014 07:33 AM EDT - PUTNEY - This week brings another first for Yellow Barn: the Chinese pipa. The pipa is an ancient lute-like instrument that frequently appears in new compositions influenced by ancient and cross-cultural art forms. Gao Hong joins Composer in Residence Lei Liang, a Chinese-American composer currently teaching at UC-San Diego, for performances and discussions scheduled through Aug. 2. Full Story
Syd Straw performs at the Windham Ballroom tonight
07/24/2014 07:32 AM EDT - BELLOWS FALLS - Born in Vermont to actor Jack Straw, Syd Straw has lived a sort of Type O life as a universal donor. Endowed with a unique and powerful voice that ranges from youthfully sweet to gravelly world-weary, she's sung with a list of names so long it would be a mistake to list them all. You may notice that these words appear often in the Popolo listings. Apparently, Popolo enjoys artists who, in addition to following their own muse, labor to bolster the talents of others. That's a gift, as you probably know; being called up to do this work is more than an honor, in fact it proves just how much you're needed. Full Story
Eugen Friesen and Ethan Case delight with cello and guitar
07/24/2014 07:30 AM EDT - BELLOWS FALLS - On Friday, Aug. 1, at 7:30 p.m., Stone Church Arts of Bellows Falls will present an evening of new music for cello and guitar featuring Eugene Friesen with Ian Ethan Case. The evening will include solos and duets plus new collaborative compositions that involve "looping:" live recorded layers of sound resulting in a large ensemble effect. Full Story
Off the Beaten Path film series continues with 'Fed Up'
07/24/2014 07:28 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO - A documentary one reviewer called "the Inconvenient Truth of the health movement" is featured in the third week of the Latchis Theatre's inaugural Off the Beaten Path film series, which continues this Saturday and Sunday with screenings of "Fed Up" at 4 p.m. Full Story
Mime and magic illusion show Friday
07/24/2014 07:27 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO - The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department as part of the TGIF Morning Matinee is pleased to present "Chris Yeling ~ Mime", at the Living Memorial Park Rotary Theater on Friday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. with Chris Yerlig. This is the Third performance of the TGIF Morning Matinees. Full Story
Senior Melodramas return to NEYT!
07/24/2014 07:26 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO - It's that time of year again, when the New England Youth Theatre's senior actors take to the stage for the Senior Melodramas. In just two weeks they put together vaudevillian style plays that bring hilarity to mid summer! Come and enjoy the creativity of these two wonderful plays written and directed by NEYT alumni. Full Story
Twilight on the Tavern Lawn: Planet Zydeco
07/24/2014 07:24 AM EDT - PUTNEY - Twilight Music continues its 12th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk, world beat, rock, jazz, zydeco, Celtic, swing, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Sunday, July 27 with an evening of high energy accordion/guitar driven dance music of Louisiana by Planet Zydeco. Full Story
'The Home Place' a strong debut for Carrie La Seur
"The Home Place" (William Morrow), by Carrie La Seur Carrie La Seur's finely crafted debut chronicles a woman's complicated relationship with her hometown of Billings, Montana, her relatives who stayed behind and her ancestral history. Full Story
'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer causes outrage
Clip on NBC’s “Today” show angers two organizations.