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Art Hounds: eARTh

Apr 18, 2013

Maya Curtis of ArtsRiot in Burlington sent in a suggestion to view the new exhibit at UVM’s Davis Center, called, " Created by eARThlings, Inspired By Earth."

Student artists, faculty and professional artists' works are on display at the Fireplace Lounge and Gallery on the fourth floor of the Davis Center through May 10th. There is an opening reception Monday, April 22nd at 5:30 p.m.

Nature Of Things

Apr 11, 2013
Gowri Savoor

Bettie Barnes, a fiber artist, recommends the Goddard College installation, "The Nature of Things," up now through May 11th in Montpelier.

The exhibit features several local artists' interpretations of nature, including stone sculpture, photography, murals and more.

Pictured is a piece by Gowri Savoor, titled, "Seed-bank." Savoor's works are featured along with several other artists.

Cooking Class Taste Test

Apr 7, 2013
Sally Pollak/Free Press / In a cooking class described by the chef as 'French comfort food,' participants enjoy their meal. Pictured eating are Ron and

Sally Pollak tested cooking classes in the region recently. Today on the VPR Café, Sally talks about what she learned: slicing, sauteing, making friends and the secret behind the perfect French Onion Soup.

Sally writes for the Savorevore Section of The Burlington Free Press, where you can learn more about the classes she took. (And what kind of fun job is that?!)

Art Hounds: Play On

Apr 4, 2013
Detail of a Kathleen Kennedy tote

Master teaching artist Susan Rosano of South Newfane recommends the Brattleboro Gallery Walk and a stroll down the crafters' corridor this Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the first Friday of each month.

Some featured artisans include Kathleen Kennedy, who creates fabric covers for gadgets and Dennis Waring's cigar-box guitars.

The walk is in Downtown Brattleboro and nearby locations.

Driving Is Scary So I Do It With My Eyes Closed

Apr 1, 2013

Noah writes, This last poem is about bad decisions. I have made some of those recently (nothing illegal, don't worry) and I was a bit depressed about it, so I wrote a poem.

Driving Is Scary So I Do It With My Eyes Closed
by Noah Smith of Shelburne
Student at Community College of Vermont

AP Photo/Tina Fineberg

Music for the High Holidays is a new one-hour program for Rosh Hashanah (which begins at sundown on Sunday the 16th) and Yom Kippur.  It includes both traditional and composed music from Jewish services--including a brand new recording of Kol Nidre featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman -- as well as concert music based on High Holidays melodies.

Written and hosted by Classics for Kids host Naomi Lewin, Music for the High Holidays also explains a bit about the Jewish new year and its traditions. 

Chanticleer performs

Plainchant: Rorate caeli

Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium

Guerrero: Pastores loquebantur

Anon. 14th-century English: Mater Christi nobilis

Anon. 16th-century Basque: E la don don

Anon. 16th-century Basque: Riu, riu, chiu

Trad. Polish, adapted Steven Stucky: Lulajze, Jezuniu

Jaakko Mantyjarvi: Die Stimme des Kindes

Trad. American, arr. Mark Keller: I Wonder as I Wonder

My How Time Flies!

Oct 16, 2012

We celebrate the 16th anniversary of the first episode of All the Traditions with much gratitude,  with many old favorites, and with a preview of Staff Benda Bilili, an amazing Congolese band who will be playing in Burlington this week!