Cue the applause as 'Kram' takes a bow after 46 years at BUHS

BRATTLEBORO — In 1974, George Lewis, head of the Brattleboro Union High School English department, hired a young actor from Highland Park, Illinois, via New York City, to teach a communication …

The Clark Art Institute reopens WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Mask-clad and socially-distant, members of the public returned to The Clark Art Institute on Sunday to put their lives on pause. Or at least that's how Director Olivier …
Singer Maxine Linehan to debut original song at SVHC Gala BENNINGTON — International concert and recording artist Maxine Linehan will debut an original song, inspired by Southwestern Vermont Health Care's clinical teams and all responders to the …
Indianapolis Quartet returns to Manchester MANCHESTER — In the second week of Taconic Music's summer concert series, "Celebrating Beethoven," co-artistic director Joana Genova takes the stage with The Indianapolis Quartet on Saturday, …
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Sonny's Blue Benn Diner honors nostalgia BENNINGTON — Sonny's Blue Benn Diner comfortably sits 44 people — 20 on the stools at the counter and four at each of the six booths. When the diner is busy, as it is on most mornings in …
Waterfalls to chase in Southern Vermont August may be coming to an end, but there's still time to squeeze in a few more hiking adventures and summer splashes before school starts. The Green Mountains are full of hiking trails to beautiful …
From Bennington to Music City: Carly Rogers making headway in her music career Brandon CanevariLandscapes correspondentNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Living the dream. It's a phrase that means something different to everyone and while, in some contexts, it can carry a negative …
How to maximize lettuce season It feels like we wait all year for fresh lettuce, and the window seems to close quickly. How can we maximize lettuce season? While lettuce is easy to grow, factors like temperature impact how …
Dollhouse Museum reopens with focus on suffrage movement BENNINGTON — The Dollhouse and Toy Museum of Vermont has reopened with a new exhibit devoted to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. …

Berkshires museums ready for reopening

It's beginning to feel like summer has arrived. Next weekend, the three largest museums in the Berkshires — the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, the Norman Rockwell Museum and the …

Vermont cultural organizations receive COVID relief grants

MONTPELIER — The Dorset Theatre Festival and the Weston Playhouse Theatre are among six Vermont cultural organizations that have received $50,000 grants from the National Endowment for the Arts …

'Such a Fun Age': A look at privilege, race and gender

Emira is celebrating her friend Shaunie's 26th birthday when she receives a call from Mrs. Chamberlain, the woman for whom she babysits three afternoons a week. It's late, almost 11 p.m., she's …

SVAC sets reopening

MANCHESTER — After a nearly three-month-long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Southern Vermont Arts Center will reopen to visitors this weekend on July 4. "Our community craves …

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MANCHESTER — This season, the peonies are still blooming in The Lincoln Family Home's gardens, making it possible for visitors to view them in the waning weeks of June. Mother Nature has a way … more
Memory ware was a popular craft in the late 1800s. People would take small objects of personal significance and attach them to things like ceramic jugs, glass jars, and wooden boxes. Stephen Warren's … more
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