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    Bringing Shakespeare to life

    07/24/2014 11:36 AM EDT
    DORSET - In rehearsal, Gary Meitrott, artistic director of Shakespeare on Main Street, is a mercurial presence -- silent and intent as he watches, and then bounding up to the actor, full of expressive, infectious energy that obliterates boundaries. 
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    'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'
    07/24/2014 12:16 PM EDT - WESTON - In a talk preceding the preview performance of Weston's production of the Tony Award winning comedy, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," Director Steve Stettler commented that it was not just an homage to Chekov's plays, although it was that. Full Story

    'All in the Timing'
    07/24/2014 12:13 PM EDT - DORSET - Dorset Theatre Festival will present the 20th Anniversary Revival of David Ives' classic comedy "All in the Timing," opening July 24. Full Story

    On the 'Fringe'
    07/24/2014 12:25 PM EDT - DORSET - Most people pay a fortune to see a performance during the world-renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, but on Saturday Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. local audiences can see a Fringe play for a small donation. Full Story

    Penny at Northshire
    07/24/2014 12:06 PM EDT - MANCHESTER - The North shire Bookstore will present an evening with Louise Penny, highly acclaimed author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. Penny will discuss her new book, "How the Light Gets In." Full Story

    Sarah Gutherie returns
    07/24/2014 12:22 PM EDT - DORSET - Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion will return to Long Trail School on Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in a benefit performance for the Governor's Institutes of Vermont's music program. Full Story

    Battenkillers to perform
    07/24/2014 11:22 AM EDT - DORSET - The Battenkillers will be appearing live on the Dorset Green, Saturday, Aug. 2, from 4-6 p.m. Full Story

    Arthur Jones to exhibit at Dorset Library
    07/24/2014 11:14 AM EDT - DORSET - Arthur Jones, a great favorite with area residents and collectors across the country, will exhibit his paintings at the Dorset Library during the month of August.  Full Story

    Dream, farm, store, write - award?
    07/24/2014 01:18 PM EDT - DORSET - It's a common truism about authors writing a first book, fiction or non-fiction, that the effort tends to a greater or lesser degree to be autobiographical. Full Story

    Pops go MMF
    07/24/2014 12:28 PM EDT - MANCHESTER - Manchester Music Festival will be presenting a special POPS Concert for Families and children of all ages on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Arkell Pavilion, the Southern Vermont Arts Center. Full Story

    Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman who got a speeding ticket while on a recent vacation to Idaho wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop. Full Story
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    Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prolific TV producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died. Halmi died Wednesday in his New York City home at 90, said spokesman Russ Patrick. Full Story