MANCHESTER >> Counterpoint. Journalists love it. It's the collision of ideas and concepts — or contrasting versions of events — that often making writing about current affairs compelling reading.   Full Story
 
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'School Break Kids Camps' at SVAC's Createplace in Downtown Manchester MANCHESTER >> The Southern Vermont Arts Center's "School Break Kids Camps" returns this year with a twist; the camps are being held in SVAC's new, Manchester Center   Full Story
 
Works by Bob Van Degna at Spiral Press Café MANCHESTER >> A show featuring new works by award-winning film-maker and photographer Bob Van Degna will be on display at the Spiral Press Café from Dec.   Full Story
 
"School Break Kids Camps" at SVAC's Createplace in Downtown Manchester MANCHESTER >> The Southern Vermont Arts Center's "School Break Kids Camps" returns this year with a twist; the camps are being held in SVAC's new, Manchester Center   Full Story
 
Music Festival Concerts Ring in the New Year MANCHESTER >> The holiday season will glow brightly on Dec. 31 when the Manchester Music Festival performs its annual New Year's Eve family concerts at First Congregational Church in Manchester   Full Story
 
Maple Street Welcomes All to the Winter Concert MANCHESTER >> On December 18th at 6:30 p.m., Maple Street School will host their 17th winter concert. Hunter Hall will be filled with the sound of music.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> Like a barely remembered item buried in a time capsule, a piece of music composed for the town's bicentennial celebration in 1961 will be played again during a New Year's Eve concert planned by the Manchester Music Festival.   Full Story
 
FORT SALEM, N.Y. >> Fort Salem Theater's annual Fall at the Fort Cabaret series begins this Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Washington County theater and cabaret venue with a one-woman comedy with music.   Full Story
 
DORSET>> The problem with plays derived from iconic silver screen versions is that even a casual audience member will often compare everything about them to their movie cousins. Given the physical limitations of any stage versus a film   Full Story
 
Journal drama critic Telly Halkias now member of ATCA MANCHESTER - Manchester Journal contributor and "Stage Names" drama critic Telly Halkias has attained membership in the American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA).   Full Story
 
Holiday on the Hill at Arts Center MANCHESTER >> The Southern Vermont Arts Center rings in the season with the latest in a series of free family events; Holiday on the Hill. The event will take place Sunday, Dec.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> Jim Douglas lost his first try for public office, when he ran for president of his class while in the 9th grade. But he learned from the experience, and quickly began working on a comeback.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> Counterpoint. Journalists love it. It's the collision of ideas and concepts -- or contrasting versions of events -- that often making writing about current affairs compelling reading.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> On Saturday, author Jon Katz returns to the Northshire Bookstore to present "Saving Simon," the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people.   Full Story
 
DORSET >> Hollywood descended upon the quaint village of Dorset in the weeks before Thanksgiving as Theresa Rebeck's production company, hosted by the Dorset Theatre Festival, embarked on their first film shoot.   Full Story