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Art in the Time of Covid: Cecelia Kane

Art in the Time of Covid: Cecelia Kane

Posted: August 19, 2021

For all the negatives brought by Covid shutdowns—feelings of isolation, lack of communication, searching for ways to keep busy—there were also many opportunities for newfound inspiration. Artist Cecelia Kane, based in Peacham, discovered glimmers of silver lining through her lockdown experience. Her work aims to answer questions of identity, and… Read More
Community Through Dance: An Interview with Laurel Jenkins

Community Through Dance: An Interview with Laurel Jenkins

Posted: August 13, 2021

How do we build community and connections through a digitally-enhanced world, especially one compounded by greater distances due to Covid-19? Beacon Fire, a collaborative dance performance with choreographic direction by Laurel Jenkins and musical composition by Matthew Evan Taylor, attempts to make sense of this question. Laurel and Matthew… Read More
Art in the Time of Covid: Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

Art in the Time of Covid: Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

Posted: July 8, 2021

Though movie theaters are reopening across the nation, their initial shutdown caused an influx of online streaming, making this modern form of consuming entertainment even more popular. And while this burst of streaming greatly benefited large corporations like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, it was a more difficult task for smaller,… Read More
Art in the Time of Covid: River Arts

Art in the Time of Covid: River Arts

Posted: July 8, 2021

With the suspension of the regular routine of life as a result of Covid shutdowns, many businesses and organizations took the time to reevaluate the structure of their own working environment and their impact on the greater community. River Arts is one such company. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, River Arts… Read More