With tag: arts
Gilbert: The Fire Next Time
By Peter Gilbert
In January 1963, fifty years ago, the great American writer
James Baldwin published a famous book entitled The Fire Next Time. According to Peter Gilbert, it
was a profoundly influential statement about race relations in the
midst of the Civil Rights movement.
Slayton: Hopper in Vermont
By Tom Slayton
For at least a century, Vermont has been a quiet retreat for artists, both visual and otherwise. A recent book examined the visits that the great American artist Edward Hopper made to Vermont. Tom Slayton has this review.
Guard Media Makers Honored
members of the Vermont National Guard are being recognized with awards as part
of the 2012 Air Force Media Contest.
Buddhism in Vermont
By Jane Lindholm
By some estimates, there are more Buddhists per
capita in Vermont than in any other state. What does it mean to be a
practicing Buddhist, and how does that practice affect the fabric of this
By Mary McCallum
In winter, Vermonters can see further across the stark landscape,
noticing things that are less visible with foliage on the trees.
Mary McCallum says it offers a better
view of an architectural detail that serves as a beacon to travelers and
New Vermonters: Harte
Rob and Alison Harte are urban transplants from New York City. In the winter of 2009, the Harte family visited good friends of theirs who moved to Burlington, Vermont a few years before. They had a great time, so much so that Alison left Vermont feeling like she had to find a way to get her family back there permanently. It took another two years for things to come together in such a way that made it possible.
New Vermonters: Bieber
As part of the VPR News series, The New Vermonters, Jessica Ticktin interviewed Matt and Emily Bieber left their home in Los Angeles, California to move to Burlington, Vermont in July 2011.