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In 2009, when the Obama family planted a kitchen garden at the White House, it re-ignited a trend that had been largely dormant for the past century. The simple act of tilling up the lawn and sowing seeds inspired thousands of families to dig up their own back yards and plant vegetable gardens.   Full Story
MANCHESTER - If you want to learn more about designing organic vegetable gardens, then plan to attend Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m., at the Northshire Bookstore for the next Sustainable Living series presentation; "Four Square Garden Design."   Full Story
DORSET - Long Trail School is taking their one act show on the road. The theater department will represent the state of Vermont at the New England Drama Festival in St. Johnsbury for the first time in school history.   Full Story
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. - The Curiosity Forum will be welcoming back author Marcia Reiss for a discussion and signing of her book Lily.   Full Story
MANCHESTER -- A three part series on goals and challenges faced by the United Nations on peace and development will start this Sunday, April 13, the result of a chance encounter at the Mark Skinner Library's lending desk.   Full Story
MANCHESTER - Soundtrack music from a video game and prestigious concert venues like New York's Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center may not obviously go hand-in-hand, but that may be changing.   Full Story
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MANCHESTER -- Sometimes they arrive like the mythical thunderbolts from Mt. Olympus. Sometimes it takes a cocktail on a warm summer evening.   Full Story
RUTLAND -- Some recording artists are frozen in time, linked to a certain period in one's life, now gone and out of reach. Their music resonated and burned itself indelibly into that period. But now it's decades later -- can that magic be recaptured?   Full Story
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MANCHESTER -- Ever have a fantasy about your favorite singer performing for you and a group of your friends right in your living room?   Full Story
MANCHESTER - Revel in the music of poetry at the First Congregational Church of Manchester on Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m.   Full Story
MANCHESTER - Anyen Rinpoche will return to the Northshire Bookstore on Friday, April 11, to lead a discussion on meditation. His talk will begin at 7 p.m.   Full Story
DORSET - The Dorset Players' Eleventh Annual One-Act Play Festival will held on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and also on Sunday, April 6 at 2 p,m.   Full Story
MANCHESTER - The North shire Bookstore welcomes Booktopia, a series of annual reader/author weekend events, held at various locations around the U.S. in partnership with great independent bookstores, back to Vermont Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13.   Full Story
Take a look back at the three days of Solid Sound Fest, a music and arts festival curated by Wilco, with our archived blog.   Full Story