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Winners Of 26th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films Announced Photo Winners Of 26th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

The 26th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films, Florida's largest student film competition and award show, proudly announces this year's class of winners. Winners were announced during a dazzling, fun-filled Facebook show and included congratulations and 'shout-outs' from some of television's hottest stars.

Town Hall Theater Presents Great Art Wednesdays Online Photo Town Hall Theater Presents Great Art Wednesdays Online
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2021

One of the most popular series at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater has been Great Art Wednesdays, which features filmed tours of major art exhibitions from around the world.  The pandemic has put a temporary halt to any events inside of the theater, but THT has put together a new round films for the spring season, this time available to be streamed directly into homes.

The 5 & Dime Names New Artistic Director, Bradley Akers Photo The 5 & Dime Names New Artistic Director, Bradley Akers
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The 5 & Dime Theatre Co. drafts Bradley Akers as its new managing artistic director.  The announcement coincides with the launch of the theatre's 10th anniversary season  and the exciting things to come in 2021 and beyond. 

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by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 27, 2021

Jacksonville Symphony to Present HOLIDAY POPS Through This Weekend Photo Jacksonville Symphony to Present HOLIDAY POPS Through This Weekend
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 18, 2020

Jacksonville’s favorite musical holiday tradition has been reimagined!

HOLIDAY JUKEBOX Starring Vermont All-Stars Benefits Food Shelf Photo HOLIDAY JUKEBOX Starring Vermont All-Stars Benefits Food Shelf
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 7, 2020

Christmas means music ‚Äď choirs in churches, carolers on the street, performances in theaters. But due to the pandemic, we're facing a season in which musicians, and their music, are stuck indoors.

Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Mini-Opera Online, COMPLETING THE PICTURE Photo Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Mini-Opera Online, COMPLETING THE PICTURE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2020

It's been a challenging year for the Opera Company of Middlebury. Two major productions were planned for its 17th season: Tchaikovsky's rarity The Maid of Orleans, an epic based on the life of Joan of Arc, and Leonard Bernstein's glittering comedy, Candide. The two shows were cast, designed, and ready to go into production.

Town Hall Theater Presents THE BEAMS ARE CRACKING Photo Town Hall Theater Presents THE BEAMS ARE CRACKING
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020

In turbulent times, it often takes great courage to speak out against injustice.  German minister Dietrich Bonhoeffer's heroic resistance to Adolph Hilter is the subject of a play by Town Hall Theater's artistic director, Douglas Anderson, which will be presented online on October 22. 

Opera Company Of Middlebury Postpones One Show and Adds Another Photo Opera Company Of Middlebury Postpones One Show and Adds Another
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Opera Company of Middlebury has suspended its fall production of Candide, opting instead for a new online production.

MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK To Go Virtual In The Time Of Covid-19 Photo MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK To Go Virtual In The Time Of Covid-19
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 4, 2020

Make Music New York, the one-of-a-kind festival of music made by and for New Yorkers and held each June 21, will return for its 14th consecutive year despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, organizers announced today.

2020 Presidential Scholars in the Arts Announced Photo 2020 Presidential Scholars in the Arts Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020

The 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars has been announced. The U.S. Presidential Scholars awarda?'one of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic excellence, leadership qualities and community servicea?'is presented on behalf of the President of the United States and honors up to 161 graduating school seniors.

60 Young Artists Have Been Nominated for 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts Photo 60 Young Artists Have Been Nominated for 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020

National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced the nominees for the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic and artistic excellence. YoungArts is the sole nominating agency for this high honor and the 60 candidates, representing 16 states and nine artistic disciplines, are all YoungArts Winners. The students have been nominated to the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for their artistic achievement on the heels of the organization's annual signature program, National YoungArts Week, which concluded in Miami on January 12.

Make Music Winter New York Returns with a New Musical Parade Photo Make Music Winter New York Returns with a New Musical Parade
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2019

Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice that brings communities together and warms the spirit, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21 with more than 10 participatory musical parades across New York City. The daylong musical celebration on the shortest day of the year brings together New Yorkers of all ages, backgrounds, musical abilities and styles to sing, play, march and dance their way across streets, parks, plazas and other public spaces. Make Music Winter, which is being held in over 30 cities nationwide, is the cold-weather version of Make Music Day, the annual global celebration of music occurring on June 21, the summer solstice.

MAKE MUSIC WINTER Returns To New York City In December Photo MAKE MUSIC WINTER Returns To New York City In December
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2019

Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice that brings communities together and warms the spirit, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21 with more than 10 participatory musical parades across New York City. The daylong musical celebration on the shortest day of the year brings together New Yorkers of all ages, backgrounds, musical abilities and styles to sing, play, march and dance their way across streets, parks, plazas and other public spaces. Make Music Winter, which is being held in over 30 cities nationwide, is the cold-weather version of Make Music Day, the annual global celebration of music occurring on June 21, the summer solstice.

Make Music Winter Is Returning to New York City for Ninth Annual Celebration of Music Photo Make Music Winter Is Returning to New York City for Ninth Annual Celebration of Music
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2019

Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice that brings communities together and warms the spirit, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21 with more than 10 participatory musical parades across New York City. The daylong musical celebration on the shortest day of the year brings together New Yorkers of all ages, backgrounds, musical abilities and styles to sing, play, march and dance their way across streets, parks, plazas and other public spaces. Make Music Winter, which is being held in over 30 cities nationwide, is the cold-weather version of Make Music Day, the annual global celebration of music occurring on June 21, the summer solstice.

Opera Company of Middlebury 16th Season includes Massenet's CENDRILLON Photo Opera Company of Middlebury 16th Season includes Massenet's CENDRILLON
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 17, 2019

There have been many versions on the Cinderella story over the years, with everyone from Rossini to Walt Disney creating their own version of the tale.  A rarely heard take on Cinderella is by French composer Jules Massenet.  His Cendrillon, which debuted in 1899, will be presented by Opera Company of Middlebury from May 31-June 8 at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater.

Tina Friml Returns to Her Home Town in VERMONT COMEDY ALL-STARS Photo Tina Friml Returns to Her Home Town in VERMONT COMEDY ALL-STARS
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2019

Tina Friml grew up in Middlebury, and though her parents were involved in local theater she never considered herself a performer - until she took a class in stand-up comedy.  Two-and-a-half years later, she's been voted Vermont's Funniest Comedian.

Douglas Anderson to Teach A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL at Town Hall Photo Douglas Anderson to Teach A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL at Town Hall
by Julie Musbach - Feb 12, 2019

The Broadway musical is America's greatest contribution to the arts. It's a glorious, jazzy, star-studded and surprisingly turbulent history, one that remains largely unknown even to people who love musicals. 

Blue Mountain Gallery To Host Reception For New Show From Painter Douglas Anderson Photo Blue Mountain Gallery To Host Reception For New Show From Painter Douglas Anderson
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 9, 2019

 The Blue Mountain Gallery is pleased to announce Red Trees and Walking Mountains, an exhibition of new paintings by Douglas Anderson. In his 6th showing at the Blue Mountain, Anderson continues to explore ink as a medium for painting. Taking to heart Hans Hoffman's idea that an artist should always have nature in mind, Anderson continually works around and through the quintessential motifs of nature, figure and landscapes. 

MAKE MUSIC WINTER In New York City To Feature 16 Participatory Musical Parades Across Photo MAKE MUSIC WINTER In New York City To Feature 16 Participatory Musical Parades Across The City
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2018

Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration featuring 16 participatory musical parades across New York City that bring communities together, returns on Friday, Dec. 21 from 12pm to 8pm.

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