Category: Featured

Poetry in the Mail, From Mary Ruefle

Poetry in the Mail, From Mary Ruefle

Posted: September 2, 2020

Unless you subscribe to literary magazines or pen pal with writers, the last thing you might expect to receive in the mail is a poem—let alone one chosen and hand-mailed by such a nationally beloved writer as Mary Ruefle, Pulitzer Prize finalist and current Vermont Poet Laureate. Over the… Read More
Art in the Time of Covid: Bully No More!

Art in the Time of Covid: Bully No More!

Posted: August 31, 2020

Students across Vermont are returning to school in varying ways—from fully remote to fully in-person, and many variations between—but how are the arts returning with them? That question has been top of mind to the creators of Bully No More!, a musical that empowers young people to stand up… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Amber Skye Arnold

I am a Vermont Artist: Amber Skye Arnold

Posted: August 24, 2020

Healing is as much an art as a science. It often requires sound, movement, story, and that other creative mode, community. For this kind of healing you can turn to Amber Arnold of Brattleboro, a practitioner of cultural somatics, a discipline her mentor describes as “how bodies move, breathe, think,… Read More
Vermont Humanities and International Film Festival Explore Democracy and Journalism

Vermont Humanities and International Film Festival Explore Democracy and Journalism

Posted: August 19, 2020

Last year, Vermont Humanities and Vermont International Film Festival (VTIFF) chose, independently of one another, to plan their largest annual events around the relationship between democracy and journalism. Vermont Humanities’ months-long 2020 Fall Conference, themed “Democracy 20/20,” starts today, and in the conference’s later weeks there will be… Read More
Vermont Meadows Meant for Sculpture

Vermont Meadows Meant for Sculpture

Posted: August 18, 2020

First Person by Catherine Crawley Vermont summer meadows are good for lots of things—picnics, puppetry, birdwatching, tick finding, and in some cases, sculpture. You’ll find plenty of the latter at SculptureFest 2020. On a dozen acres in and around a barn, artist… Read More