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March 21st, 2019

Guitarist Ed Gerhard slides into Brandon Town Hall

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — Ed Gerhard’s unique approach to the Weissenborn is playing a significant role in reinvigorating interest in this somewhat esoteric but beautiful instrument. Not sure what a Weissenborn is? It’s a brand of lap slide guitar manufactured by Hermann Weissenborn in Los Angeles in the 1920s and 1930s. (Thanks Wikipedia). Not sure what it sounds like? Go see Gerhard, a Grammy award-winning guitar instrumentalist, perform with his Weissenborn at the Brandon Town Hall on Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m.

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Editorial: A tax on extreme wealth?

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Angelo Lynn



Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is among those leading contenders getting noticed for policy ideas that are gaining traction. One is her proposal to tax extreme wealth.

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Editorial: 'Ideas are not harmless'

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Angelo Lynn



The horror of the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday in which 47 Muslim worshippers were massacred during prayer at two separate mosques, was magnified by the motivation behind it. An avowed “white nationalist” from Australia embraced that creed’s most extreme ideas, executed his plan and broadcast it on social media for maximum impact.

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Ways of Seeing by Claire Corkins: A trip to Mauritania, via Nashville

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Claire Corkins



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I love books about old explorers and travelers. I get to tag along on their adventures as I read accounts of a type of travel that no longer exists, trips that lasted for years and covered vast areas.

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Greg Dennis: John Lennon moves from sedition to stamp

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Greg Dennis



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America is the great cultural appropriator.

What used to be taboo is now commonplace. The once incendiary is mainstream.

Back in the 1930s it was a national language controversy when Vivien Leigh, in a scene from “Gone with the Wind,” asked Clark Gable, “Where shall I go? What shall I do?” and he replied, “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

Damn is, after all, a four-letter word.

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Eric Davis: Trump, FCC threaten local access TV

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Eric Davis



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Across Vermont, 66 public access television channels provide coverage of local government for subscribers to cable television systems. In Middlebury, Channels 15 and 16, operated by Middlebury Community Television, broadcast meetings of the Middlebury selectboard, the Addison Central School District board, and other local government bodies, as well as a range of church services, lectures at the Ilsley Library, and other programming.

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Victor Nuovo: Loosing independence on the world

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Victor Nuovo



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