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The Four Seasons and ensemble at their Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame induction.

‘Jersey Boys:’ Hitting the high notes in intimate venue at Walker Farm Tony winning jukebox musical dives into rock history

By Lorien Strange ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC I’m sitting 15 feet from Tommy DeVito as he’s riffing on how he’s gotten little Frankie Valli to start singing with his group, but it feels as though we’re much closer as the cozy glow of neon signs in the background nudge the scene forward. Because the Weston […]

Cavendish announces Summer Concert Series

Cavendish announces Summer Concert Series Event kicks off Wednesday, July 3 with Gypsy Reel

The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association, on behalf of the Town of Cavendish, presents the lineup of bands for the annual Wednesday Summer Concert Series on the Svec Memorial Green (intersection of Main and Depot streets), in Proctorsville. All performances begin at 6 p.m. The series starts on July 3 with local favorite Gypsy Reel, […]

LAHS announces 2024 summer schedule

LAHS announces 2024 summer schedule

The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society, 2461 Middletown Road in Londonderry, invites residents and guests to enjoy the many events that it has planned for the summer. It is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays, or by appointment. Collections manager Trystan Bates will be back this summer. His artistic talents […]

New iteration of Orton art collection to be on view at Manchester library

New iteration of Orton art collection to be on view at Manchester library

From Friday, June 14 to Saturday, Sept. 7, the Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave. in Manchester, will present a new iteration of  “For the Love of Vermont: The Lyman Orton Collection.” The 2023 debut exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings from The Lyman Orton Collection broke all attendance records at two southern Vermont museums. […]

Artists wanted for fall fine art, craft exhibition

Artists wanted for fall fine art, craft exhibition Deadline to apply is May 15

The Old School Enrichment Council in Wilmington announces a call for artists for Art in the Valley, a three-day, juried indoor fine art and craft exhibition that will take place on Friday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Sept. 29. The indoor show, featuring the works of 40 or more artists, will be held in the Old […]

Fundraising concert for Weston Playhouse flood repair set for May 11

Fundraising concert for Weston Playhouse flood repair set for May 11

University of Vermont professor and internationally renowned pianist David Feurzeig will present his 56th performance in the Play Every Town: Concert for a Cooler Climate series at the Old Parish Church, 100 Main St. in Weston, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. Feurzeig tailors his Play Every Town community concerts to suit each of […]

Nick Kekic, Chester glass artist, chosen for annual Smithsonian Craft Show

Nick Kekic, Chester glass artist, chosen for annual Smithsonian Craft Show D.C. show highlights finest North American crafts people

By Cynthia Prairie ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester glass blower Nick Kekic of Kekic Glass will make his first appearance with the Smithsonian’s 42nd annual Craft Show called ‘Creating Joy,’ to be held May 1 through 5 in Washington, D.C. He is one of 11 glass artists to exhibit among 120 in media such as […]

Convergence Quartet

Music, applause return to Chester Town Hall Theater Teen Open Mic Night set for May 4

On Thursday evening, April 18, Upstairs at Town Hall, a volunteer community group, hosted a concert by the Convergence Quartet at Chester’s Town Hall Theater, 556 Elm St. The quartet was led by pianist and composer Eugene Uman, who also serves as Director of the Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro, and included bassist David Picchi, […]

Two string quartets to perform in Weston on April 28

Two string quartets to perform in Weston on April 28

Two string quartets — The Castleton Quartet and the Vermont State University String Quartet — will present a concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at Old Parish Church, 100 Main St. in Weston. The Castleton Quartet, comprising four central Vermont musician/educators, and the Vermont State University String Quartet, made up of four leading […]

Avant Vermont Dance presents SEASONS: Spring on April 20

Avant Vermont Dance presents SEASONS: Spring on April 20

Avant Vermont Dance concludes its yearlong performance series with SEASONS: Spring, a family-friendly evening of original ballet/modern dance and interactive art making, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Comtu Cascade Park, Main Street in Springfield. Admission is by donation. Avant Vermont Dance’s company dancers and the AVD Youth Ensemble will showcase new works […]

Recycle Arts for Earth Day at Derry Library set for April 20

Recycle Arts for Earth Day at Derry Library set for April 20

The South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School St., invites children of all ages to celebrate Earth Day beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Art teacher Casey Junker Bailey will lead a fun program of Recycle Arts. Bring old envelopes, toilet paper tubes, bottle caps and empty cereal or snack boxes and be […]

Chester Town Hall open house draws enthusiastic group, introduces upcoming events

Chester Town Hall open house draws enthusiastic group, introduces upcoming events

Upstairs@Town Hall held an open house on Wednesday, March 13 to talk about its plans to bring music, theater, dance, poetry and community events to Chester’s restored Town Hall theater, at 556 Elm St. Those in attendance were enthusiastic about the initiative and provided feedback and suggestions on how to best use the space. Upstairs […]

GMUHS presents 'Addams Family' March 22 & 23

GMUHS presents ‘Addams Family’ March 22 & 23

The Drama Department at Green Mountain Union High School, 716 VT-103 in Chester, presents the musical The Addams Family at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 22 and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the school’s auditorium. The Addams Family gets thrown for a loop when Wednesday Addams, the princess of darkness, […]

Learn about Abenaki oral traditions via Zoom on March 17

Learn about Abenaki oral traditions via Zoom on March 17

Father and son Joseph and Jesse Bruchac will take you on a journey to the roots of the Western Abenaki nations at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, showing how songs carry the heart and meaning of this enduring Native American culture. The Zoom only event is being presented by the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum.  […]

Blue Jay Way brings 50 years of rock to Ludlow March 16

Blue Jay Way brings 50 years of rock to Ludlow March 16

Blue Jay Way will bring 50 years of rock ‘n’ roll music to the Heald Auditorium in Ludlow Town Hall, 37 S. Depot St., at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. Formed in 1974 at Castleton State College, the band has been providing audiences with rocking music and packing the dance floors ever since. Two […]

It's Sugaring Time at Derry Library on March 16

It’s Sugaring Time at Derry Library on March 16

The South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School Road, invites kids of all ages to celebrate mud season by making three-dimensional sugarhouse collages with art teacher Casey Junker Bailey at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. Wood, tin, paper and fluffy cotton will be used for this fun project. Thanks to a generous grant from […]

Springfield High presents 'Arsenic and Old Lace' March 8-10

Springfield High presents ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ March 8-10

Springfield High School’s Theater Department presents Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. Performances will be at the Springfield High School Auditorium, 303 South St., at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. Admission is by donation. According to the Dramatists Play […]

Free art demo, workshop at Whiting on March 2

Free art demo, workshop at Whiting on March 2

Whiting Library, 117 Main St. in Chester, will celebrate art on Saturday, March 2 with a free demonstration and workshop. As a closing event to the Saxtons River Art Guild exhibition at the library, members will present a colored pencil demonstration in the morning and a watercolor painting workshop in the afternoon. Join Liz Winchester-Larson for […]

Make a quilt square on Feb. 28 in honor and remembrance

Make a quilt square on Feb. 28 in honor and remembrance

In honor of Black History Month, and in remembrance of Gloria Leven, the Cavendish Historical Society and the Cavendish Fletcher Community Library are offering an opportunity to make a quilt square from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the library, 573 Main St. in Proctorsville. Quilting has played a significant role in […]

A Midwinter Afternoon with In The Rough Jan. 20

A Midwinter Afternoon with In The Rough Jan. 20

Old Parish Church and Little Yellow House Studio present A Midwinter Afternoon with In The Rough, a concert featuring the vocal trio In The Rough (Lisa Brigantino, Lori Brigantino and Andover resident Susan Haefner) at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Old Parish Church, 100 Main St. in Weston. The concert will include […]