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    The beauty of Perfect Imperfection

    08/28/2014 01:22 PM EDT
    BRATTLEBORO -- What started out as a casual conversation about liposuction evolved into a major undertaking by photographers Liz LaVorgna and Shanta Crowley (a. 
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    BSO's Tanglewood season closer: The Ninth + 1 = the Ninth
    08/25/2014 07:26 AM EDT - LENOX -- Every year, the Boston Symphony Orchestra grapples with the problem of what, if anything, to program with the Beethoven Ninth at its final Tanglewood concert. Full Story

    Shakespeare and Company educational programs conclude with production
    08/17/2014 01:43 PM EDT - LENOX -- To properly learn Shakespeare, you must learn to be human. You have to learn to cry, learn to laugh, learn to scream and learn to speak without abandon, for yourself and in front of others. Full Story

    Evening for lovers at Tanglewood
    08/16/2014 12:11 AM EDT - LENOX -- In myth, Theseus was the warrior-hero who returned from obscurity to found Athens. Full Story

    Williamstown: Actor Stephen Collins to perform at Alzheimer’s benefit
    08/14/2014 02:12 PM EDT - "Wine, Chocolate and Socrates," an evening to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, will take place Thursday, Aug. Full Story

    Photographing North Bennington
    08/13/2014 10:14 PM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON -- On August 16th, Sophie and Jay Paris will return to North Bennington to photograph a day in the life of the village. Then, on Sunday, August 17 at 4 p.m., the Vermont Arts Exchange will host a reception featuring thirty black and white prints from the previous day’s shoot. This year’s event marks the third time that the father/daughter photography team has Full Story

    Open Mic Nights at UU Fellowship, Aug. 14 and 28
    08/13/2014 10:14 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- After a successful start to open mic programs at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, two more have been set for August 14 and 28. Open mic features local musicians from 6 to 9 p.m. at the UU Meetinghouse, 108 School St., Bennington. Donations are accepted and refreshments are for sale. Full Story

    Jimmy Buffett Tribute coming to Killington
    08/13/2014 10:14 PM EDT - KILLINGTON -- Changes in Latitudes will perform a free concert at Killington Resort’s K-1 base area on Saturday, August 16 from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. The concert is part of the Town of Killington’s Cooler in the Mountains summer series, presented by Long Trail Brewing Company. Changes in Latitudes is the country’s premiere tribute show to the Mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Full Story

    Mountain dulcimer showcase in Dover
    08/13/2014 10:14 PM EDT - DOVER -- MHCA, formerly Memorial Hall Center for the Arts, proudly announces the first live performance in its new home in Dover. On Saturday, August 16 at 7:30 pm, MHCA and Folk Craft Music will present "August Dulcimer Daze" with Lois Hornbostel, Ehukai Teves, Nina Zanetti, and Bill Collins in a concert featuring the traditional folk instrument. Full Story

    ’My Fair Lady’ opening at Oldcastle
    08/13/2014 10:14 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Oldcastle Theatre Company at 331 Main Street in downtown Bennington is staging "My Fair Lady," with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture "Pygmalion". Directed by Frank Latson, an Oldcastle veteran, with Musical Direction by Tim Howard; My Fair Lady features Full Story

    Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas. Full Story
    Woman may pursue libel case against Sammy Hagar

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal appeals court says an Iowa woman who claims rock singer Sammy Hagar fathered her baby 25 years ago may sue him for libel, invasion of privacy, and breach of contract. Full Story