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VSO’s Brass Quintet and Counterpoint Chorus to visit Newport December 21

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NEWPORT — The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s (VSO) Brass Quintet is teaming up with Counterpoint Chorus for another year of celebrating the holiday season with traditional favorites, a carol singalong, and more. The pairing will present an evening of festive music and jubilee to Newport on December 21. The event will take place at the United…

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Borderline Players to hold auditions for 2019 spring, summer shows in Derby Line

DERBY LINE — After a highly successful debut season, Borderline Players will hold auditions for its spring and summer productions on Friday, January 4 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m and Saturday, January 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the First Universalist Parish Hall in Derby Line. The first show of the season will…

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Northern Third Quartet to perform in Newport

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport

NEWPORT — The Northern Third Quartet will appear in concert at the United Church of Newport, on Sunday, October 14. Members of the quartet include violinist Sofia Hirsch, violist Elizabeth Reid, cellist John Dunlop, and pianist Alison Bruce Cerutti. The quartet performs throughout Vermont. They have recently been featured on Vermont Public Radio, performing works…

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Agatha Christie’s classic The Mousetrap opening at the Haskell October 12

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby Line/Newport/Stanstead

DERBY LINE — One of the most popular plays of all time, the classic Agatha Christie murder mystery, The Mousetrap, will be showing at the Haskell Opera House October 12-14 and 19-21. This Borderline Players production of The Mousetrap is directed by Thomas Perry, who most recently directed the troupe’s sold-out summer production of Little…

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Fall Foliage Festival kicking off this weekend in Newport

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/News

NEWPORT — Newport’s Fall Foliage Festival is getting ready to kick off this weekend. The Scarecrow Contest starts on Saturday with many businesses and organizations showing whimsical scarecrows throughout downtown as they compete for prizes. Individuals are also displaying their scarecrows along the Main Street fence. In addition, an estimated 1000 international runners will be…

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra fall tour coming to Derby Line, Greensboro

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby Line/Greensboro/Northeast Kingdom

DERBY LINE — Kicking off the start to another colorful Vermont autumn, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO) will be traveling across the state beginning Sept. 27 to celebrate the many sounds and sights of the season. The ​Made in Vermont Statewide Tour​ will reach six communities throughout the state, sharing well-loved classics as well as…

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MAC Center ready for 8th Annual Art in Bloom

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport

NEWPORT — The Eighth Annual Art in Bloom will open on Friday, August 10 at the MAC Center for the Arts, with a reception from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. The opening is a ticketed event benefiting the Four Seasons Garden Club and MAC Center for the Arts. The annual fundraiser, where nature meets art, can also…

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Liberated Libretto: A Frolic with Gilbert and Sullivan July 6 at the Goodrich Library

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/News

NEWPORT — The Goodrich Memorial Library will present Liberated Libretto: A Frolic with Gilbert and Sullivan as the finale performance in their CHAUTAUQUA series in celebration of the Newport Centennial. The MAC Center for the Arts is bringing this force of talent July 6, at 7 p.m. in the upstairs auditorium at the Goodrich. Anita…

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VIDEO: Celebrating Howard Frank Mosher in Irasburg

in Arts and Entertainment/Irasburg/News/Northeast Kingdom

On Saturday, the Leach Public Library hosted an Open House honoring the publication of “Points North,” by Howard Frank Mosher, in the town where Mosher and his wife Phillis made their home for 40 years. Phillis Mosher gave an informal talk of recollections of the Mosher family’s life in Irasburg. The beloved Irasburg author died…

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Borderline Players presents dark comedy Fuddy Meers at the Haskell starting May 11

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby Line/Stanstead

DERBY LINE — Borderline Players, a new theater company registered in Vermont and Quebec, will present Fuddy Meers at the Haskell Opera House stage for four performances on May 11, 12 and 13. Written by American playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, Fuddy Meers tells the story of an amnesiac, Claire, who starts each morning with no memory,…

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MAC to of­fer mem­oir work­shop April 28

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/News

NEWPORT — A mem­oir work­shop, draw­ing on the mem­o­ries and sto­ries be­hind pho­tographs of life events, places, fam­ily, friends, or other sig­nif­i­cant peo­ple through prose nar­ra­tives or po­etry, will be of­fered next Sat­ur­day at the MAC Cen­ter for the Arts, in the Lower Gallery. The workshop takes place on April 28, from 1 to 4…

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“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Week­end” coming to Island Pond

in Arts and Entertainment/Island Pond/News

ISLAND POND — The Is­land Pond Re­newal Com­mit­tee has or­ga­nized an event they’re calling “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Week­end.” The week­end full of events will take place in down­town Is­land Pond from April 27 to 29. Events in­clude a din­ner tour, spa ser­vices, paint-’n’-sips, wine tast­ing, and a male re­vue show. The Ver­mont Com­edy…

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