Weekly Conversation On The Arts

Weekly Conversation On The Arts

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Every week, host Neal Charnoff talks with authors, actors, playwrights, musicians, artists and the people who make the arts happen in Vermont.More from Weekly Conversation On The Arts »

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Compositions With A Mission: A Soldier's Songs Tell Stories Of War

New Hampshire native Peter Jennison has been composing music for piano since he was 10 years old. When he joined the military as an adult and was deploy...

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Burlington Expressive Arts Facilitator Says We Are All Innately Creative

Topaz Weis is an expressive arts facilitator with a space called Expressive Arts Burlington. She recently sat down with VPR to talk about her practice a...

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18-Year-Old Theater Company Founder On Creating Your Own Opportunites

Five years ago, when she couldn't find good theater roles as a young teen, South Burlington senior Noa Saunders founded her own production company, Spo...

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A Home-Grown Live Theater Podcast Gives New Works A Different Kind Of Stage

Actor Christopher Flockton was born in Scotland, worked in New York City and then five years ago, moved to Hartford, Vermont with his family.

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Looking Into The Ice, Saxtons River Artist Meditates On Winter

Honoring his Finnish roots, Saxtons River painter Eric Aho partakes in the tradition of sitting in a steamy outdoor sauna in the wintertime and then jum...

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Mad River Valley Musician Mariami's Latest Album Seeks To Honor Her Georgian Roots

Mad River Valley musician Mariami was born in The Republic of Georgia, where her musical family instilled in her a great love and affinity for the folk...

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Demystifying Local Homelessness With 'Coffee & Conversation'

Artists don't often begin a new project with a problem statement but that is just how Brattleboro photographer Liz LaVorgna got the inspiration for...

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From Metal Scraps To Works Of Art: Sculptress Kat Clear

Inside the South Burlington studio, sparks fly and underneath the heatproof welder's visor is Burlington-based sculptor, Kat Clear.

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Dartmouth Actors Present Play Set In Aftermath Of WWI Which Still Resonates Today

Student actors from Dartmouth College are performing 'Don Juan Comes Back From The War' at the Hopkins Center through this weekend. Theater professor...

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Pittsford Author Writes Wartime Thrillers

Larry Booker writes World War II-era novels set in Ireland from his home in Pittsford. His two books, McGrath's Detail and McGrath's Murder, will soon...

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