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The Art/Life Balance

Southern Vermont artists reflect on juggling their creative pursuits and the realities of parenting By Arlene Distler In the first four days after The Atlantic published “Why Women Still...

A new look for the heavens and the earth

The Latchis Hotel and Theatre Building, completed in 1938, was built as a memorial to the life and work of Demetrius P. Latchis. A Greek immigrant, Demetrius had developed Latchis Enterprises from a...

Peggy Farabaugh: Success borne of vision and necessity

By Steve Noble Peggy Farabaugh has a different take on that old predictor of retail success – “Location, location, location.” Vermont Woods Studios, the company she founded in 2005, just...

Gail Grycel: From music to woodworking, with classes for women

By Steve Noble The first time Gail Grycel tried to teach a woodworking class for women, she met more resistance than an axe hitting knotty pine. “No way are women going to use my shop!” she...

Charles Shackleton: Writing messages in objects

By Steve Noble Charles Shackleton does not fit the image of the lonely craftsman toiling away in the solitude of a studio “I’m a people person. I really enjoy people. These things that we make...

Popping up

Temporary stores emerge with local art for the holidays …in Wilmington Mother-daughter team Meg Streeter and Charlotte Hoffman with backgrounds in business, art and real estate will open a...

The Hatch: Storytelling with a mission

It is rumored that the state of Vermont has more nonprofits per capita than any other state in the U.S. So why another one? That question was answered over coffee in early 2012 while the four...

Airbnb: A New Era of Green Mountain Hospitality

By Troy Shaheen “When I come up to Vermont and stay somewhere through Airbnb, I feel like I’m staying with old friends,” explains Marie O’Brien, a Connecticut resident who travels to Vermont...

Wine Observed: A bit of the Vermont terroir

Unique and delicious dessert spirits from the Green Mountain State By Marty Ramsburg For those looking to shop local and support Vermont businesses this holiday season, we have some truly unique and...

How Sweet Is Is: Vermont Maple Weekend

Open House Weekend, March 22-23 Plan to visit the 16th Annual Whitingham Maple Festival in Whitingham on March 22 and 23 to learn about sugar making and its historical importance in the town....

Local Flavor: A Love Affair with Yeast

By Molly Leuschel — Photos by Emily Hale “Yeast and I are really happy together,” says Rachel Laliberté, owner of a home-based bakery business in Grafton, appropriately named the Grafton...

Workshops, classes & artist residencies

ArtisTree Community Art Center 1206 Rt 12, Woodstock artistreevt.org, 802 457-3500 Dec 7: Pastel Painting Workshop using still life and landscape photos. Dec 12:You Paint It! Pottery...

At the museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Mon-Sun (Closed Mon) thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Thru Dec 22: American Artists Abroad, a world tour of art. American artists...

At the galleries

Asian Cultural Center of Vermont and C.X. Silver Gallery 814 Western Ave, Brattleboro accvt.org, 802 257-7898, ext. 1 2nd Sun each month: Cai’s Dim Sum Teahouse, featuring over 30 unique...

Farmers’ markets

Bellows Falls: Bellows Falls Farmers’ Market, at the Train Depot every 3rd Friday, 4-7p, bffarmersmartet.com.   Bennington: Walloomsac Winter Farmers’ Market, Dec 14 and 21, first and...

Day to day

Winter Carnival Dates Dec 14: Annual Festival of Lights and Winter Gala, Stratton Mountain, 7-10p,stratton.com. Feb 1: North Bennington Winter Festival, with penguin plunge, ice carving...

Music and theater

Bellows Falls Opera House 7 Centennial Square, Rockingham bfoperahouse.com, 802 463-3964 Known as the civic and cultural heart of the Bellows Falls community, the Opera House shows movies and has...

The Art/Life Balance

Southern Vermont artists reflect on juggling their creative pursuits and the realities of parenting By Arlene Distler In the first four days after The Atlantic published “Why Women Still...

A new look for the heavens and the earth

The Latchis Hotel and Theatre Building, completed in 1938, was built as a memorial to the life and work of Demetrius P. Latchis. A Greek immigrant, Demetrius had developed Latchis Enterprises from a...

Peggy Farabaugh: Success borne of vision and necessity

By Steve Noble Peggy Farabaugh has a different take on that old predictor of retail success – “Location, location, location.” Vermont Woods Studios, the company she founded in 2005, just...

Gail Grycel: From music to woodworking, with classes for women

By Steve Noble The first time Gail Grycel tried to teach a woodworking class for women, she met more resistance than an axe hitting knotty pine. “No way are women going to use my shop!” she...

Charles Shackleton: Writing messages in objects

By Steve Noble Charles Shackleton does not fit the image of the lonely craftsman toiling away in the solitude of a studio “I’m a people person. I really enjoy people. These things that we make...

Popping up

Temporary stores emerge with local art for the holidays …in Wilmington Mother-daughter team Meg Streeter and Charlotte Hoffman with backgrounds in business, art and real estate will open a...

The Hatch: Storytelling with a mission

It is rumored that the state of Vermont has more nonprofits per capita than any other state in the U.S. So why another one? That question was answered over coffee in early 2012 while the four...

Airbnb: A New Era of Green Mountain Hospitality

By Troy Shaheen “When I come up to Vermont and stay somewhere through Airbnb, I feel like I’m staying with old friends,” explains Marie O’Brien, a Connecticut resident who travels to Vermont...

Wine Observed: A bit of the Vermont terroir

Unique and delicious dessert spirits from the Green Mountain State By Marty Ramsburg For those looking to shop local and support Vermont businesses this holiday season, we have some truly unique and...

How Sweet Is Is: Vermont Maple Weekend

Open House Weekend, March 22-23 Plan to visit the 16th Annual Whitingham Maple Festival in Whitingham on March 22 and 23 to learn about sugar making and its historical importance in the town....

Local Flavor: A Love Affair with Yeast

By Molly Leuschel — Photos by Emily Hale “Yeast and I are really happy together,” says Rachel Laliberté, owner of a home-based bakery business in Grafton, appropriately named the Grafton...