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The Genius of His Own House

The Genius of His Own House

Posted: April 13, 2017

For Alex Aldrich “Tis pity if the case require (Or so we say) that in the end We speak the literal to inspire The understanding of a friend”, wrote Robert Frost, Vermont’s first poet laureate, in 1913 as a caveat to himself and his readers alike. Live in a town without a bakery or cake on the grounds that they aren’t necessary and see what it’s like; possible, yes, but so damned ordinary. Read More
Not a Moment Back: Thoughts on Stories

Not a Moment Back: Thoughts on Stories

Posted: March 27, 2015

Vermont State House Chamber Devotional by Alex Aldrich, Vermont Arts Council Executive Director March 27, 2015. Before she wrote one word, J.K. Rowling outlined in painstaking detail all seven Harry Potter books. The imagination it takes to understand what characters will be like, where they will go, and … Read More
VPR Conversation on the Arts

VPR Conversation on the Arts

Posted: January 16, 2015

Can Vermont’s Art Scene Become Its Own Tourist Attraction? VPR’s Mary Williams speaks with the Arts Council’s Executive Director, Alex Aldrich Vermont is known for its sweeping vistas, colorful foliage and ski resorts. Tourists come for these attractions, helping to boost the local economy. But Alex Aldrich, executive director of … Read More