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Hook, Line, And Sinker: It’s Fishing Season!
Thursday, 04/11/13
By Nina Keck
We learn about the conditions, the health of our trout population and where to find the fish this season,  celebrate National Poetry Month and continue our series marking the anniversary of the Vermont Folklife Center's Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.
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2012 Year In Review: Haiku Edition!
Monday, 12/31/12
By Jane Lindholm
Summarize 2012 in a haiku and share it with us.
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"Vermont Exit Ramps" As Poetic Inspiration
Friday, 11/02/12
By Peter Biello
Poet Neil Shepard's newest poetry collection, "Vermont Exit Ramps," takes a look at Vermont and its changing landscape by exploring Vermont's Interstate exit ramps and the towns they lead to.
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The Bears Are Out There
Thursday, 04/19/12
By Jane Lindholm
State wildlife biologist Forrest Hammond discusses Vermont's efforts to control the bear population, we hear about dairy issues and milk supply and we learn about a Middlebury College team of poets competing in a national competition.
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Whedon Finds Jazzy Beat In New Poetry Collection
Saturday, 02/18/12
By Peter Biello
Tony Whedon's new collection of poetry, Things To Pray To In Vermont, is full of music.
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The New Geography: Fold Up The Map, Get Out The GIS
Tuesday, 08/02/11
By Jane Lindholm
We look at geography in the 21st century and careers in the field, pending justice appointments in Vermont and hear from the state's reigning Poetry Out Loud champion.  
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A Tribute to Hayden Carruth
Sunday, 11/16/08
Hayden Carruth spent many years in Johnson, VT. He wrote more than thirty volumes and received numerous awards. Many of his best known works are about the people and places of northern Vermont, rural poverty and hardship.
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Poetry Is Abloom!
Monday, 04/18/11
By Jane Lindholm
We celebrate National Poetry Month by looking at the poetic rhythm of the region. Plus, we get insight on choosing a new state poet laureate. And, we reach into the mailbag for listener comments on health care.
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Poet Galway Kinnell
Tuesday, 08/17/10
By Jane Lindholm
Northeast Kingdom poet Galway Kinnell discusses his life in verse and explains why poetry matters. Plus, Susan Cooke Kittredge shares memories of her father, BBC commentator Alistair Cooke.
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A Conversation With David Budbill
Wednesday, 04/21/10
By Jane Lindholm
We talk with the prolific Vermont poet, playwright and essayist about his life - and his new play and forthcoming book of poems. Plus, UVM hockey standout Brayden Irwin on playing with the Toronto Maple Leafs.  And, a taste of the Bowed Piano Ensemble's unique music.
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Jazz
Jokes, Jazz & Poetry
Thursday, 04/01/10
By George Thomas
We have Jokes, Jazz & Poetry tonight as we begin a month dedicated to the great American art form - Jazz and the universe of words that is Poetry. Kurt Elling kicks us off with the poetry of Theodore Roethke set to jazz music. We also hear from a variety of humorists in jazz.  
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