Arts

'DrumShtick" combines geography and music

BENNINGTON COUNTY - Three percussionists from the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's statewide performances titled "SymphonyKids" will drum into different cultures during their show "Percussion Means the World to Us." At 11 a.m. on Dec. 1, the music …

'Butter must be spread in kitchens everywhere,' local author Elaine Khosrova pens best selling book on butter

BENNINGTON - About 10 years ago, when I first met author Elaine Khosrova, she was senior editor at iSante Magazine in Bennington, having been brought in to add her food writing and editing expertise to the nationally recognized wine magazine. …

Bennington Museum kicks off annual festival

BENNINGTON - Grandma Moses may have been born more than a century ago, but she would be pleased with all the hubbub at the Bennington Museum. That's because the museum is about to open its most anticipated and celebrated fundraiser of the year, …
Lifestyles

Make your own snow globe in five easy steps

We all know snow globes are fun to shake, and they make cute mementos. But you might not realize that snow globes are easy and inexpensive to make. A jar from your refrigerator or pantry can substitute for a globe. Your local craft or …

Make this cup of gourmet hot chocolate at home

Hot chocolate on a cold winter day is like liquid gold. So, why cheapen it with the prepackaged powdered stuff? Skip the dehydrated mini marshmallows and go gourmet instead with a few simple easy steps. Here are some tips for making gourmet …

Skin patch aims to test sweat for health

WASHINGTON - Breaking a sweat? Researchers are creating a skin patch that can test those droplets while people exercise and beam results to their smartphones, possibly a new way to track health and fitness. The experimental gadget goes well …
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