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    'Last Best Hope' at Hildene

    09/11/2014 12:44 PM EDT
    MANCHESTER - A new event at Hildene, the Lincoln family home, hopes to send listeners into the world, ready to act. 
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    "Mark Twain" rouses Dorset audience; wraps season
    09/19/2014 09:41 AM EDT - DORSET - In 1994, Ron Crawford was acting in a play at Dorset Theatre Festival when longtime set designer Bill Auperlee told him he bore a resemblance to the great Mark Twain, and should capitalize on it.  Full Story

    Mother, Daughter and Me - a Memoir
    09/18/2014 01:23 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- The complex, deeply binding relationship between mothers and daughters is brought vividly to life in Katie Hafner's remarkable memoir, an exploration of the year she and her mother, Helen, spent working through, and triumphing over, a lifetime of unresolved emotions. Full Story

    Dorset Players to host acting classes
    09/18/2014 12:18 PM EDT - DORSET - The Dorset Players and the Harlem Children's Theater will be presenting acting classes for kids ages 6-16 at the Dorset Playhouse. Classes start Saturday Sept. 27, from 10:30 a.m. until noon and will run for five consecutive weeks.  Full Story

    Guests fill empty seat at family dinner table
    09/17/2014 05:02 PM EDT - MANCHESTER - Guess who's coming to dinner?  Full Story

    Twain travels to Dorset
    09/17/2014 04:58 PM EDT - DORSET - The Dorset Theatre Festival will present "Travels with Mark Twain," from Sept. 18-20 at the Dorset Playhouse. Full Story

    Dinner on with the Smileys
    09/15/2014 04:42 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- Guess who's coming to dinner? Full Story

    Local authors to present books at Northshire Sept. 26-7
    09/16/2014 12:45 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- The Northshire Bookstore will be hosting two regional authors the weekend of Sept. 26-7 with new books out that explore life in the Berkshires and southern Vermont, past and present.  Full Story

    Craft Fair set for October
    09/11/2014 01:31 PM EDT - MANCHESTER - The 23rd Annual Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival kicks off American Craft Week in Vermont. The festival will be held Oct. 3 -5 at the Practice Tee on Route 7A, a mile and a half north of the new roundabout in downtown Manchester. Full Story

    Art on the Hill returns
    09/11/2014 12:56 PM EDT - MANCHESTER - The Southern Vermont Arts Center's free, annual, outdoors family fun day, Art on the Hill, returns to the campus on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full Story

    Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers. Full Story
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    Neil LaBute skewers Hollywood in 'The Money Shot'

    NEW YORK (AP) — That old saying about the meek inheriting the Earth doesn't remotely apply to the cutthroat world of Hollywood filmmaking, where an obsession with youth, beauty and shock value may generally top most artistic concerns. Full Story
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    Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism

    The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.