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MANCHESTER >> One of the less well-known chapters of World War II, possibly one of the most picked over periods in recent history, is what happened in France during the four years of German occupation.   Full Story
 
ARLINGTON >> Eric Rickstad's new literary psychological thriller "Lie In Wait" — due from HarperCollins on Sept. 1 in ebook and Feb. 2 in trade paperback — is generating buzz upon the heels of his previous novel "The Silent Girls",   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> Tony Conner, local and award winning artist, will be instructing two six-week series of art classes this fall. Both art classes will be held at Equinox Village in Manchester Center on Mondays from 2:30 to 4 p.   Full Story
 
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WESTON >> beginning Aug. 27, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company will present Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece, The Glass Menagerie. The final production of an exciting summer lineup, Williams' iconic work also launches Weston's 5-year   Full Story
 
DORSET >> Burton. Olivier. Branagh. Currently, the new rage is Cumberbatch. They all played William Shakespeare's quintessential tragic hero, Hamlet. But Dorset Theatre Festival doesn't want us to forget John Barrymore (1882-1942).   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> On Friday Sept. 4, from 5 - 7:30 p.m., artist Adriano Manocchia and author Ronald G. Dodson will attend a book signing event at Tilting at Windmills Gallery located at 24 Highland Ave in Manchester Center.   Full Story
 
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MANCHESTER >> The Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC) will welcome back world-renowned ragtime and boogie-woogie pianist Bob Milne for an evening of music Saturday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 p.m. When Milne takes the stage at the Arkell Pavilion, it   Full Story
 
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DORSET >> Dorset Theatre Festival will stage I Hate Hamlet, a hilarious play by Obie Award winning playwright and pre-eminent humorist Paul Rudnick. The production will be directed by Carl Andress and will run from Aug.   Full Story
 
ARLINGTON >> Jessica Putnam-Phillips is a ceramic artist and owner of Battenkill Pottery. Born in Hanover, N.H., to a military family and raised a "Navy brat" Jessica has traveled all over the world.   Full Story
 
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SALEM, N.Y >> With the first weekend of Fort Salem's World Premiere run of Dracula's Grandmother: A Musical Fable in the past, the cast is preparing for the musical's final two performances this coming weekend, Saturday, August 15 at 8 p.   Full Story
 
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MANCHESTER >> Join instructor Ida Mae Specker for an intensive old-time fiddle class series for violinists and fiddlers of all ages at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester. Classes will be held Aug.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> Trio Solisti, one of the top piano trios in today's chamber music world, will perform at the Arkell Pavilion at Southern Vermont Arts Center on Thursday, Aug. 13. The concert will be the sixth in Manchester Music Festival's   Full Story
 
DORSET >> The featured artist at the Dorset Public Library during the month of August will be Arthur Jones. Arthur Jones, Dorset born artist, repeats his annual exhibit displaying small collectible subject matter involving landscapes, bird   Full Story
 
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DORSET >> The vibe was undeniable at Dorset Theatre Festival. As I took in the regional premiere of John Patrick Shanley's latest play, "Outside Mullingar," I scanned the audience. Couples were moving closer to each other.   Full Story
 
DORSET >> Join two celebrated operatic voices for a special evening of song at the Dorset Theatre Festival for One Night Only on Sunday, August 9 at 8pm. Coming to Vermont after touring to Japan and Germany respectively, Mezzo-Soprano RenĂ©e   Full Story