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Rockin’ The Region with Miss Guided Angels
Rockin' The Region
October 17, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Miss Guided Angels

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

I love music. I especially love getting to preview a friend’s band’s debut album. It’s a real treat for the ears. Miss Guided Angels just completed their debut album, “The One That Got Away,” and they’re having a CD release party…

The Movie Diary
October 17, 2018

See you on the dark side of the moon

By Dom Cioffi

I’ve always been a bit of a solo golfer. While I don’t mind playing with other people, I find that in order for me to play my best golf, I need to be fully focused on my game. When I play a…

The Movie Diary
October 11, 2018

Star light, star bright

By Dom Cioffi

Autumn brings many changes to the environment with its unique colors, sounds and scents. For me, the impending fall has always reignited my love of jogging, in large part so I can get out and absorb the aforementioned stimulus.

Rockin’ The Region with Rick Webb
Rockin' The Region
October 11, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Rick Webb

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

People call Rick Webb an idiot. I do; and you can, too, because he makes up one half of The Idiots, his duo with Aaron Normand. The Idiots will be playing every Monday night at JAX Food and Games…

Mountain Meditation
October 11, 2018

Autumn is a time for change

By Marguerite Jill Dye Beholding the majesty of Vermont, I’m in awe of the nature around us. I’ve also been wondering just how it relates to our current state of affairs. So I’ll share a few thoughts and poems I’ve written on their possible…

Mountain Meditation
October 5, 2018

It’s time

By Marguerite Jill Dye

“Empathy, not apathy, is going to change the world,” Seane Corn declared in the Sounds True Summit, “Waking Up in the World.”

“Empathy” is to identify with the feelings, thoughts, and attitudes of another. “Apathy,” also from Greek, is the…

The Movie Diary
October 5, 2018

School is in session

By Dom Cioffi

We’re only a month into the school year and I’ve already found myself at a parent/teacher conference. Nothing bad has happened with our teenage son, but my wife and I wanted to make sure that he was on track before the year…

Rockin’ The Region with Pianos for Peace
Rockin' The Region
October 3, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Pianos for Peace

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

There’s a cool event happening Oct. 7 at Artistree in South Pomfret: Renowned composer/pianist Malek Jandali brings his Pianos for Peace show with local pianist Will Drebitko opening, a 4 p.m. show. I had the utmost pleasure of speaking with…

Mountain Meditation
September 28, 2018

The New Deal’s Vermont legacy

By Marguerite Jill Dye

We paid a visit to the Bennington Museum, eager to see the paintings and prints of “Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont,” which is on exhibit through Nov. 4.

At the entrance to the museum I…

Mountain Meditation
September 21, 2018

Climate change in Vermont

What do bets on the ice melt date in Joe’s Pond and apple blossom notes of Vermont farmers have in common? Both contributed to the creation of the first-state-in-the-nation Vermont Climate Assessment. The 2014 Vermont report combines local data from University of Vermont and state…