One of the best jobs I ever had was at the Children’s Television Workshop, the folks who make Sesame Street. It was the early nineteen-nineties and I was an unpaid intern in New Shows Production Research.
In the 60s and 70s, many young women came to Vermont in search of an alternative way of life. They came here partly as a way to rebel against the Vietnam War, nuclear armament and a materialistic, consumer-driven society. They joined communes and formed what became known as the counterculture.
Iris Robert, 13, of South Burlington is in 7th grade. She writes about the dreams of a little girl who believes she can fly, and then, in crashing, she picks herself up and learns something about herself – about recovery and her own strength.
A group of leaders from Vermont arts, humanities and public broadcasting organizations came together Monday to issue a united call to action for Vermonters to stand up for federal funding that supports their organizations.
When I was younger, I thought that I lived in a world where everyone got along and everyone was treated equally. I would read books about the struggles of those fighting for their rights, and thought that it was over now. That they won.
Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street", is a major undertaking: dozens of cast members in Victorian costumes, a three-story set where dead bodies slide from floor-to-floor and a story that challenges the audience to find the humor in murder and revenge.
The federal budget proposal released this week by the Trump administration makes some major changes to the way the federal government spends its money. Many of those changes could have big implications for Vermonters.