• 2017 Winter
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Seasoned talent: Chef Chris Bonnivier of the Hermitage Club

By Nicole Colson Chef Chris Bonnivier serves fried chicken on the menu at the White House Inn in Wilmington. Before you go thinking this is just any fried chicken, you should know the recipe takes...

The piece and its soul: The art of Carolyn Enz Hack

By Meg Brazill Carolyn Enz Hack grew up on her family’s farm in New Jersey and first found inspiration in the natural world. Since 2001, she and her husband, Garrett Hack, have lived on a farm in...

You know what you want: Customers drive Windham Wines

By Marty Ramsburg We live in a great area—it’s natural and untamed yet sophisticated and cultivated; rural, yet with so many cultural benefits that we can never get to all the events that we...

Limitless adaptations: How Unity Homes leads next-gen home building

By Katherine P. Cox Unity Homes in Walpole has been in business for just four years, but it’s already leading the next generation of home building. That’s not surprising, considering it’s an...

Ironwood’s Eli Gould builds houses that become ‘something more”

Eli Gould, a former Bensonwood associate, has become a local legend around Brattleboro. Gould is a child of the 1970s-era back-to-the-land movement. He was raised on a Vermont commune and built his...

Destined for romance: A Southern Vermont wedding rings true

Before the peal of the bells, there’s planning… Given the charm of our historic villages, the warmth and coziness of our country inns, and the breathtaking beauty of our area generally,...

Taste of place: The terroirs of Vermont maple syrup

So you think you know maple syrup? It’s possible you’ve just scratched the surface of what makes this state staple so deliciously unique. In a recent project backed by a $45,000 grant from the...

Spotlight: NECCA Circus Spectacular

March 4-5 Latchis Theater, downtown Brattleboro http://www.necenterforcircusarts.org New England Center for Circus Arts’ 7th Annual Dazzling Fundraiser, held live, is an amazing evening of circus...

Spotlight: Harris Hill Ski Jump

Some of the world’s best up-and-coming ski jumpers are set to fly at New England’s only Olympic-size venue during the annual Harris Hill tournament in Brattleboro. The nearly century-old...

Music & Theater

Vermont Arts Exchange Masonic Temple, 504 Main St., Bennington http://www.vtartxchange.org, 802 442-5549 Ongoing (dates TBD): Basement Music Series. From late fall through April each year, the...

Workshops

Extension Master Gardener Course http://www.uvm.edu/mastergardener, 802 656-3131 Feb. 7-May 16: Learn the keys to a healthy and sustainable home landscape from your home computer as University of...

At the museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Mon-Sun (Closed Mon) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Ongoing: Exhibitions by many of the country’s most prestigious...

Great River Theatre Festival: 4 days, 6 companies, 18 shows

The Great River Theatre Festival promises to be one of the most exciting theatre collaborations Southern Vermont has ever seen. The brainchild of Main Street Arts in Saxtons River, and an outgrowth...

When a region roars back: Green building builds Southern Vermont’s economy

Life is greener than ever in our Green Mountains. Not only because of the glorious views, skiing, hiking, fishing, canoeing, and fine dining available in the rural hills and valleys of Southern...

Farmers markets

Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market First Baptist Church on East Main Street, Bennington First and third Saturday thru April 15, 10a-1p http://www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org Brattleboro Winter...

At the galleries

Catherine Dianich Gallery 139 Main St., Brattleboro Open by appointment http://www.catherinedianichgallery.com, 802 380-1607 Currently: Contemporary art featuring established and emerging artists...

Vermont Arts Council award winners reflect on divisions, unity

By Kevin O’Connor When printmaker Eric Aho tried teaching at The Putney School in 1989, his challenge wasn’t just that he was 22 and had no classroom leadership experience. “The position was to...

The ‘Slow School’ movement: A call for arts to save education

By Peter Gould The life of a self-employed artist in Vermont has its ups and downs. It can be tough. You have good times and bad times—and sometimes the good times and the bad times are one and the...

Spotlight: NECCA Circus Spectacular

March 4-5 Latchis Theater, downtown Brattleboro http://www.necenterforcircusarts.org New England Center for Circus Arts’ 7th Annual Dazzling Fundraiser, held live, is an amazing evening of circus...

Spotlight: Harris Hill Ski Jump

Some of the world’s best up-and-coming ski jumpers are set to fly at New England’s only Olympic-size venue during the annual Harris Hill tournament in Brattleboro. The nearly century-old...

Music & Theater

Vermont Arts Exchange Masonic Temple, 504 Main St., Bennington http://www.vtartxchange.org, 802 442-5549 Ongoing (dates TBD): Basement Music Series. From late fall through April each year, the...

Workshops

Extension Master Gardener Course http://www.uvm.edu/mastergardener, 802 656-3131 Feb. 7-May 16: Learn the keys to a healthy and sustainable home landscape from your home computer as University of...

At the museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Mon-Sun (Closed Mon) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Ongoing: Exhibitions by many of the country’s most prestigious...

Farmers markets

Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market First Baptist Church on East Main Street, Bennington First and third Saturday thru April 15, 10a-1p http://www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org Brattleboro Winter...

At the galleries

Catherine Dianich Gallery 139 Main St., Brattleboro Open by appointment http://www.catherinedianichgallery.com, 802 380-1607 Currently: Contemporary art featuring established and emerging artists...

Seasoned talent: Chef Chris Bonnivier of the Hermitage Club

By Nicole Colson Chef Chris Bonnivier serves fried chicken on the menu at the White House Inn in Wilmington. Before you go thinking this is just any fried chicken, you should know the recipe takes...

The piece and its soul: The art of Carolyn Enz Hack

By Meg Brazill Carolyn Enz Hack grew up on her family’s farm in New Jersey and first found inspiration in the natural world. Since 2001, she and her husband, Garrett Hack, have lived on a farm in...

Limitless adaptations: How Unity Homes leads next-gen home building

By Katherine P. Cox Unity Homes in Walpole has been in business for just four years, but it’s already leading the next generation of home building. That’s not surprising, considering it’s an...

Ironwood’s Eli Gould builds houses that become ‘something more”

Eli Gould, a former Bensonwood associate, has become a local legend around Brattleboro. Gould is a child of the 1970s-era back-to-the-land movement. He was raised on a Vermont commune and built his...

Destined for romance: A Southern Vermont wedding rings true

Before the peal of the bells, there’s planning… Given the charm of our historic villages, the warmth and coziness of our country inns, and the breathtaking beauty of our area generally,...

When a region roars back: Green building builds Southern Vermont’s economy

Life is greener than ever in our Green Mountains. Not only because of the glorious views, skiing, hiking, fishing, canoeing, and fine dining available in the rural hills and valleys of Southern...

The ‘Slow School’ movement: A call for arts to save education

By Peter Gould The life of a self-employed artist in Vermont has its ups and downs. It can be tough. You have good times and bad times—and sometimes the good times and the bad times are one and the...

You know what you want: Customers drive Windham Wines

By Marty Ramsburg We live in a great area—it’s natural and untamed yet sophisticated and cultivated; rural, yet with so many cultural benefits that we can never get to all the events that we...

Taste of place: The terroirs of Vermont maple syrup

So you think you know maple syrup? It’s possible you’ve just scratched the surface of what makes this state staple so deliciously unique. In a recent project backed by a $45,000 grant from the...

Taste of place: The terroirs of Vermont maple syrup

So you think you know maple syrup? It’s possible you’ve just scratched the surface of what makes this state staple so deliciously unique. In a recent project backed by a $45,000 grant from the...

Spotlight: NECCA Circus Spectacular

March 4-5 Latchis Theater, downtown Brattleboro http://www.necenterforcircusarts.org New England Center for Circus Arts’ 7th Annual Dazzling Fundraiser, held live, is an amazing evening of circus...

Spotlight: Harris Hill Ski Jump

Some of the world’s best up-and-coming ski jumpers are set to fly at New England’s only Olympic-size venue during the annual Harris Hill tournament in Brattleboro. The nearly century-old...

Great River Theatre Festival: 4 days, 6 companies, 18 shows

The Great River Theatre Festival promises to be one of the most exciting theatre collaborations Southern Vermont has ever seen. The brainchild of Main Street Arts in Saxtons River, and an outgrowth...

Vermont Arts Council award winners reflect on divisions, unity

By Kevin O’Connor When printmaker Eric Aho tried teaching at The Putney School in 1989, his challenge wasn’t just that he was 22 and had no classroom leadership experience. “The position was to...