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arts and culture http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1745/all en 'Guerrilla Girls' examines feminism in art http://addisonindependent.com/201404guerilla-girls-examines-feminism-art <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-22836" style="width: 77px;"><a href="/201404guerilla-girls-examines-feminism-art"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Guerrilla Girls.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Guerrilla Girls.jpg" title="Guerrilla Girls.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="77" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “BIRTH OF FEMINISM,” a 2001 Guerrilla Girls poster, is part of the Middlebury College Museum of Art’s current, student-curated exhibit, “Guerrilla Girls: Art in Action.” The Guerrilla Girls are feminist activists who have set out to challenge the role of women in the art world. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Now on view at the Middlebury College Museum of Art, the exhibition &ldquo;Guerrilla Girls: Art in Action&rdquo; features 13 politically charged posters that showcase the history of the Guerrilla Girls&rsquo; activism and encourage viewers to question the ethics of the art world. On Thursday, April 17, Guerrilla Girl Frida Kahlo will add a vibrant, first-hand dimension to the exhibition. She will give a lecture and performance at 7 p.m. in the Dance Theatre of the Mahaney Center for the Arts.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/22837">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201404guerilla-girls-examines-feminism-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:55:27 +0000 John McCright 22837 at http://addisonindependent.com Poem: Shalene Tells Anderson on National Television http://addisonindependent.com/201404poem-shalene-tells-anderson-national-television <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Gary Margolis </div> </div> </div> <p> Shalene tells Anderson on national television</p> <p> she was pissed off when the bombs ripped</p> <p> Boyleston Street, tore the tar up. Killed three.</p> <p> Mangled and dismembered two hundred</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> and sixty-four more than innocent bystanders.</p> <p> And says again, this Flanagan, she was pissed</p> <p> off, so quickly the network doesn&rsquo;t have time</p> <p> to bleep her words. As if we wouldn&rsquo;t know</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> what she&rsquo;s saying, our hometown, Boston-bred</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/22815">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201404poem-shalene-tells-anderson-national-television" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County arts and culture poem Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:55:58 +0000 Trent Campbell 22815 at http://addisonindependent.com Local artist adds flair to Macy's holiday windows in New York City http://addisonindependent.com/201312local-artist-ads-flair-macys-holiday-windows-new-york-city <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20514" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201312local-artist-ads-flair-macys-holiday-windows-new-york-city"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/MacysWindow790 photo 1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="MacysWindow790 photo 1.jpg" title="MacysWindow790 photo 1.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LEON WARD OF Middlebury and several colleagues created a million-dollar set of displays, including this one, that depict a young child’s dream adventure through a crystal forest. Photo courtesy of Leon Ward </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; With its prominent depiction in the holiday film classic &ldquo;Miracle on 34th Street,&rdquo; Macy&rsquo;s Department Store in New York City has become symbolic of the fantasy many children share about the bounties of Christmas.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20515">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201312local-artist-ads-flair-macys-holiday-windows-new-york-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture Featured Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:23:54 +0000 John McCright 20515 at http://addisonindependent.com WalkOver exhibit features talk by artist John Gemignani http://addisonindependent.com/201312walkover-exhibit-features-talk-artist-john-gemignani <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20509" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201312walkover-exhibit-features-talk-artist-john-gemignani"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Gemignani exhibit.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Gemignani exhibit.jpg" title="Gemignani exhibit.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THIS WORK BY local artist John Gemignani will be among those he discusses in an artist’s talk at the WalkOver Gallery in Bristol on Thursday, Dec. 12. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; John Gemignani will give an artist&rsquo;s talk at the WalkOver Gallery in Bristol on Thursday evening, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. He will talk about his art, work, perspective, subject matter, technique and changes in progressions in his work as an artist. This will be an interesting evening with an established, mature artist.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20510">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201312walkover-exhibit-features-talk-artist-john-gemignani" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol arts and culture Featured Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:17:40 +0000 John McCright 20510 at http://addisonindependent.com Gateway Players to stage Shakespeare on Bristol green http://addisonindependent.com/201308gateway-players-stage-shakespeare-bristol-green <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18315" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308gateway-players-stage-shakespeare-bristol-green"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/bristolplayers_0383.thumbnail.jpg" alt="bristolplayers_0383.jpg" title="bristolplayers_0383.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MEGAN ASHLEY, LEFT, Susanne Park and Tom McElhaney act out a scene from Shakespeare’s “A Mid- summer Night’s Dream” during a rehearsal on the Bristol town green Monday evening. These three and their company, The Bristol Gateway Players, will perform the play Aug. 15-17. Independent photo/Andrea Warren </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; On several recent evenings a rabble of afro-sporting, fairy-wing-toting players of ages ranging from seven to 70 have been making a scene on the Bristol town green.</p> <p> The Bristol Gateway Players, the community theater troupe that launched three years ago, is back for their third summer with a performance of &ldquo;A Midsummer Night&rsquo;s Dream.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18317">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308gateway-players-stage-shakespeare-bristol-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol arts and culture Featured Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:01:50 +0000 Trent Campbell 18317 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury to host Arts Walk on Friday http://addisonindependent.com/201308middlebury-host-arts-walk-friday <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18299" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308middlebury-host-arts-walk-friday"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Sheehan arts walk.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Sheehan arts walk.jpg" title="Sheehan arts walk.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ROSS SHEEHAN EXPLORES volcanic forms in “Cinders and Cones,” his new exhibit of paintings and sculpture at Otter Creek Framing in Middlebury. An opening reception will be held Friday evening, Aug. 9, from 5-7 p.m., during Middlebury’s monthly Arts Walk. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The 2013 Middlebury Arts Walk season continues with the season&rsquo;s fourth event taking place on Friday, Aug. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. Middlebury Arts Walk is a free event (for artists, venues and attendees) and is held the second Friday of the month from May to October. In many cases the art is on display all month long &mdash; not just that evening.</p> <p> <strong>Special Events</strong></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18300">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308middlebury-host-arts-walk-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture Middlebury Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:22:33 +0000 Trent Campbell 18300 at http://addisonindependent.com Abstract paintings showcased at WalkOver Gallery in Bristol http://addisonindependent.com/201307abstract-paintings-showcased-walkover-gallery-bristol <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18069" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307abstract-paintings-showcased-walkover-gallery-bristol"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Bausch exhibit.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Bausch exhibit.jpg" title="Bausch exhibit.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CHARLOTTE ARTIST MAIZE Bausch’s abstract paintings are featured in a retrospective at the WalkOver Gallery in Bristol this summer. Trained in New York, Bausch has worked in Vermont for around 50 years. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> BRISTOL &mdash; The WalkOver Gallery in at 15 Main St. in Bristol is showing a retrospective of the work of 88-year-old Charlotte artist Maize Bausch.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Bausch has had a career as an abstract painter for over 40 years, yet little is known about her substantial and varied body of work. She has resided and worked in Charlotte since the 1960s.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18071">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307abstract-paintings-showcased-walkover-gallery-bristol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol arts and culture Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:29:12 +0000 Addison Independent 18071 at http://addisonindependent.com Exhibit features photos by Tad Merrick http://addisonindependent.com/201307exhibit-features-photos-tad-merrick <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18061" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307exhibit-features-photos-tad-merrick"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Merrick works at museum.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Merrick works at museum.jpg" title="Merrick works at museum.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TAD MERRICK’S “UNTITLED (New York City),” 1982, is one of three Merrick photographs the Middlebury College Museum of Art has recently acquired. Merrick, a longtime Middlebury photographer, died in 2012. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18062">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307exhibit-features-photos-tad-merrick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County arts and culture Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:07:10 +0000 Addison Independent 18062 at http://addisonindependent.com Little known Edward Hopper paintings on display in Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/201307little-known-edward-hopper-paintings-display-middlebury <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17832" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307little-known-edward-hopper-paintings-display-middlebury"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Hopper instatePix285.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Hopper instatePix285.jpg" title="Hopper instatePix285.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> RICHARD SAUNDERS, DIRECTOR of the Middlebury College Museum of Art, points out how Hopper in 1938 used the abstract shapes of heavy clouds, leaning trees, the river’s current, the undulations of the hillside, and the protruding rocks to create a composition full of energy and movement. Photo by Nancy Price Graff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Nancy Price Graff </div> </div> </div> <p> Several years ago at the Vermont History Expo in Tunbridge, Bonnie Tocher Clause was standing beside the collection of prints she had assembled of Edward Hopper&rsquo;s Vermont watercolor paintings when someone said, &ldquo;These are nice paintings. Did you do them?&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17833">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307little-known-edward-hopper-paintings-display-middlebury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture Featured Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:59:59 +0000 Luke Whelan 17833 at http://addisonindependent.com Stories define Chris Bohjalian's life trajectory and career http://addisonindependent.com/201307stories-define-chris-bohjalians-life-trajectory-and-career <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17790" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307stories-define-chris-bohjalians-life-trajectory-and-career"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/chrisbohjalian6005.thumbnail.jpg" alt="chrisbohjalian6005.jpg" title="chrisbohjalian6005.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LINCOLN AUTHOR CHRIS Bohjalian, shown outside the Bristol Bakery, has lived in Addison County for nearly 25 years.His newest novel, “The Light in the Ruins,” is out next Tuesday. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> LINCOLN &mdash; Bestselling author and local literary celebrity Chris Bohjalian knows how to spin a story. His last 15 novels have spanned time, place and a range of difficult and compelling themes, without sacrificing excitement. His latest, <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307bohjalian%E2%80%99s-16-novel-love-story-twist">&ldquo;The Light in the Ruins&rdquo; (on sale next week)</a>, is no exception.</p> <p> It might be the hidden ad man in him.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17791">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307stories-define-chris-bohjalians-life-trajectory-and-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lincoln arts and culture Featured Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:15:33 +0000 John McCright 17791 at http://addisonindependent.com Opera company offers fans a chance to meet the singers http://addisonindependent.com/201305opera-company-offers-fans-chance-meet-singers <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-16801" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201305opera-company-offers-fans-chance-meet-singers"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Meet the Singers.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Meet the Singers.jpg" title="Meet the Singers.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OPERA COMPANY OF Middlebury Artistic Director Douglas Anderson, left, chats with soprano Melissa Burrows and George Jaeger at last year’s “Meet the Singers.” This year’s event is on Sunday, May 19, at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society in Middlebury. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Opera Company of Middlebury, now in its 10th season, has become a popular stop for talented young opera singers on their way to great careers. But there&rsquo;s another big attraction.</p> <p> &ldquo;When these singers come to Middlebury they immediately feel as if they&rsquo;re part of the community,&rdquo; says OCM artistic director Douglas Anderson. &ldquo;They make a lot of friends in the area, which is unusual, and one reason for that is &lsquo;Meet the Singers.&rsquo;&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16803">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201305opera-company-offers-fans-chance-meet-singers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County arts and culture Featured Mon, 06 May 2013 14:59:11 +0000 John McCright 16803 at http://addisonindependent.com Timeless Brecht classic comes to Town Hall Theater http://addisonindependent.com/201304timeless-brecht-classic-comes-town-hall-theater <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-16625" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201304timeless-brecht-classic-comes-town-hall-theater"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/play5181.thumbnail.jpg" alt="play5181.jpg" title="play5181.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIMI BAIN, LEFT, Sarah Stone and David Harcourt rehearse a scene Tuesday night from the Middlebury Community Players’ production of Bretolt Brecht’s “The Threepenny Opera.” The show runs April 25-28 at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; In 1928, on the cusp of one of the greatest economic crises in history, German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht sat down to adapt John Gay&rsquo;s &ldquo;The Beggar&rsquo;s Opera&rdquo; for a theater in Berlin. The piece was a 19th century satire of Italian opera that offered a socialist critique of what both playwrights considered the pervasive corruption of capitalism at all levels of society.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16626">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304timeless-brecht-classic-comes-town-hall-theater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture Featured Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:52:33 +0000 Addison Independent 16626 at http://addisonindependent.com Seven decades of carving: Padua, 90, turns wood into stunning art http://addisonindependent.com/201211seven-decades-carving-padua-90-turns-wood-stunning-art <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-14275" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201211seven-decades-carving-padua-90-turns-wood-stunning-art"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/carver9859.thumbnail.jpg" alt="carver9859.jpg" title="carver9859.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY RESIDENT PETER Padua, 90, has been making woodcarvings for 71 years. A kestrel sitting on a corn stalk, above, was the first large-scale carving he completed. He is currently working on four new hummingbird carvings, like the one below that he made for his wife, who died in 2010. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Peter Padua hadn&rsquo;t thought much about testing his artistic abilities until he was a senior in high school in New Jersey. It was 1941, the same year as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and Padua &mdash; who enjoyed his wood shop class &mdash; thought he would try his hand at his first carving: A mountain deer, her head craned way back as if staring at the stars.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14276">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201211seven-decades-carving-padua-90-turns-wood-stunning-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture Featured Middlebury Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 John Flowers 14276 at http://addisonindependent.com Film tells the stories of those left behind in Mexico http://addisonindependent.com/201210film-tells-stories-those-left-behind-mexico <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Folklife Center will show &ldquo;Los Que Se Quedan&rdquo; (&ldquo;Those Who Remain&rdquo;) on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The documentary film by Juan Carlos Rulfo and Carlos Hagerman focuses on families left behind in Mexico by migrants to the United States.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13648">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210film-tells-stories-those-left-behind-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture migrant workers Vermont Folk Life Center Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:36:04 +0000 13648 at http://addisonindependent.com An author runs to exorcise his demons http://addisonindependent.com/201210author-runs-exorcise-his-demons <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13497" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201210author-runs-exorcise-his-demons"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/calebdaniloff2068.thumbnail.jpg" alt="calebdaniloff2068.jpg" title="calebdaniloff2068.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> AUTHOR AND FORMER Middlebury resident Caleb Daniloff is seen here running in the 2010 Middlebury Maple Run half marathon. Daniloff has written a new book about the sobering effect running has had on his addictions. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Caleb Daniloff spent more than a decade of his life running away from sobriety.</p> <p> He is&nbsp; now using the sport of running as a means of maintaining his sobriety, clearing his mind and pushing his now-healthy body to endurance levels he could never have imagined during his days of binge drinking.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13498">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210author-runs-exorcise-his-demons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts and culture Featured Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:22:54 +0000 John Flowers 13498 at http://addisonindependent.com