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Getting The Curl Just Right
Tuesday, 01/29/13
By Ric Cengeri
Vermont Edition visits Giorgetti Arena to learn the basics of curling from Rutland Rocks Curling Club instructor Nancy Murphy.
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Killacky: A Moment in Time
Tuesday, 01/29/13
By John Killacky
This week the Brooklyn Academy of Music is presenting the Trisha Brown Dance Company, featuring one of her most acclaimed works, "Set and Reset" that premiered there thirty years ago. The performance has particular significance for John Killacky.
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Kreis: AIA Vermont
Monday, 01/28/13
By Don Kreis
What qualifies as the best examples of excellent new architecture in Vermont? Donald Kreis has been thinking about the latest crop of candidates. 
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Gilbert: Frost's Final Days
Monday, 01/28/13
By Peter Gilbert
Robert Frost died fifty years ago tomorrow at the age of eighty-eight. Here's Peter Gilbert to tell us about the last days of a man that scholars generally now recognize as one of America's greatest poets. 
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Poetry Is Alive And Well In Vermont
Thursday, 01/24/13
By Neal Charnoff
Books and competitions highlight the popularity of poetry in Vermont. 
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Saturday Matinee
La Rondine
Saturday, 01/26/13
Puccini's tale of Magda, who like the swallow of the title, goes south in search of romance and happiness. Listen Saturday at 1 p.m.
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Pitchnut And Crokinole Featured At Middlebury Tournament
Wednesday, 01/23/13
Vermont Edition travels to Middlebury to learn first-hand about the games Pitchnut and Crokinole, two Canadian board games at a tournament organized by a former Middlebury College student.
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VCFA To Offer Graduate Program In Filmmaking
Wednesday, 01/23/13
By Neal Charnoff
Vermont College Of Fine Arts in Montpelier will offer a first-of-it's-kind low-residency MFA program in filmmaking. 
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Pond Hockey Is A Classic
Tuesday, 01/22/13
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont Edition visits the Vermont Pond Hockey Classic, played on Fairfield Pond in Franklin County.
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Art Hounds
Art Hounds: An Eye For History
Thursday, 01/24/13
Leahy's photographs, Femi Kuti at Lyndon and painted sculptures at Positive Pie.
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Volunteers In Rutland Mark MLK Day By Doing Service
Monday, 01/21/13
By Nina Keck
Seventy volunteers from across Vermont marked the Martin Luther King holiday by taking part in a host of different community service projects in Rutland.
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Martin Luther King’s 1962 Speech at Dartmouth Mapped Progress, Looked to Future
Monday, 01/21/13
By Charlotte Albright
In May of 1962, Martin Luther King spoke to an overflow audience at Dartmouth College. His progress report on the American civil rights movement  was part of that year's Great Issues Course, required for graduation.
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Free-jazz Pioneer To Perform At Goddard College
Friday, 01/18/13
By Neal Charnoff
Free Jazz pioneer and Goddard College alumnus Archie Shepp will perform and receive an award at the college this weekend.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
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"Brooklyn Rider" Smashes Chamber Music Stereotypes At Dartmouth
Friday, 01/18/13
By Charlotte Albright
It's not often that a classically trained string quartet asks rock and jazz greats to compose music for a world premiere. "Brooklyn Rider" is an iconoclastic foursome that's getting rave reviews from music critics.
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Norwich Band To Play At Inaugural Parade
Friday, 01/18/13
Vermont Edition travels to Norwich University to hear the Regimental band practice for their  upcoming performance in the Inauguration Parade in Washington.
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Folk Festival In Montpelier Celebrates Traditional Music
Thursday, 01/17/13
By Neal Charnoff
The Summit School For Traditional Music and Culture presents its annual Folk Festival this weekend in Montpelier. 
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Broadcaster Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame
Wednesday, 01/16/13
By Jane Lindholm
Sportscaster, George Commo talks with Vermont Edition about the posthumous induction of broadcaster Tom Cheeks to The Baseball Hall Of Fame.
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VPR Classical Specials
Sunday on VPR Classical: Healing The Brokenhearted
Sunday, 01/20/13
Children's choirs lift their voices in song and praise.
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A Look Back At Wilson Bentley's Snowflake Photography
Tuesday, 01/15/13
By Jane Lindholm
Wayne Howe, archivist for the Jericho Historical Society, looks at Wilson Bentley's imprint on photographic history. Bentley was one of the first in the world to photograph a single snow crystal.
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Kreis: Honoring Huxtable
Tuesday, 01/15/13
By Don Kreis
One of the most important figures in American architecture died this month – but, as Donald Kreis explains, she wasn’t an architect.
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Mudgett: William Lloyd Garrison
Monday, 01/14/13
By Jill Mudgett
This week Jill Mudgett has been thinking about the latest media depiction of the American past, and about the character traits of one of our most cherished historical figures.
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Art Hounds
Art Hounds: Dancing for Puppets
Thursday, 01/17/13
A meet-the-artist event and a dance showcase to benefit puppets.
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VPR News
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Trustees Lay Off Entire Staff, Invites Them to Re-Apply for Fewer Jobs
Friday, 01/11/13
By Charlotte Albright
Librarians across Vermont are dismayed by news that the entire library staff at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum has been laid off. The library is strapped for cash and its Board of Directors wants to restructure services. 
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Opera Theatre Of Weston Stages "Noah's Flood"
Thursday, 01/10/13
By Susan Keese
Every January the Opera Theatre of Weston stages a full-scale opera for school groups and families. That didn't happen in 2012 because of Tropical Storm Irene. But now the company is back with an opera about an even bigger flood.
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