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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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Recording Rekindles Memories Of Newfane Square Dance
Saturday, 12/22/12
By Steve Zind
Sometimes a certain photograph or a familiar smell can trigger a rush of memories. Other times it can be a long forgotten song. In the case of John Stone, a recording he made years ago brought back vivid memories that illuminate a part of Vermont's cultural past.
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Vermont Food Traditions And The Localvore Movement
Tuesday, 05/29/12
By Jane Lindholm
The popularity of the localvore movement is seen as a return to an earlier era, but there are fascinating differences between today's emphasis on locally produced food and the farm traditions of the past.
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Daisy Turner: One Woman's Amazing Life
Wednesday, 02/22/12
By Jane Lindholm
Daisy Turner was born in Grafton in 1883, one of 13 children of Sally and Alec Turner. Her stories of her 104 years of living and her family's lineage in slavery are preserved by the Vermont Folklife Center.
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Exhibit Showcases Drag Queens
Wednesday, 10/26/11
By Jane Lindholm
An exhibit currently on display at the Folklife Center in Middlebury brings to life a scene few of us get to see: the transformation of male performers into larger than life drag queens.
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Author Russell Banks
Tuesday, 10/04/11
By Jane Lindholm
In his new novel, Author Russell Banks finds inspiration in his New England and Adirondack roots, and some Vermont musicians are keeping folk songs alive.
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Allan Hobson And The Science Of Dreams
Thursday, 07/21/11
By Jane Lindholm
Harvard Medical School Professor Emeritus J. Allan Hobson has retired on his Vermont farm, but he's still writing about his controversial and groundbreaking dream research.
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VT Edition: The Art Of Action Project
Monday, 01/04/10
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Brent Bjorkman of the Folklife Center and painter Kathleen Kolb about the traveling exhibit, Art of Action.
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History Of The Irish In Vermont
Monday, 01/04/10
By Jane Lindholm
We talk with Vincent Feeney, the author of "Finnigans, Slaters, and Stonepeggers: A History of the Irish in Vermont." And we begin our look at the Art Of Action Project.
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Nursing shortage?
Monday, 08/24/09
By Jane Lindholm
New nursing graduates no longer have their pick of jobs, because older nurses are putting off retirement.  But is it only temporary?  Plus, a look back at the legacy and Vermont life of homesteaders Scott and Helen Nearing.
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