By Declan Mccabe
I’ve been growing vegetables organically all my life. I use no chemical fertilizers or pesticides. I don’t often think about the reasons I do so, any more than I think about breathing — it’s just something I do.
The potential pitfalls of a movie that brings together Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown for a night on February 25, 1964, seem so numerous, so prone to falling into caricature, that “One Night in Miami ...” feels like a miracle.
WALTHAM, Mass. — The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to dance to the beat with a mix of fluid, explosive and expressive motions that are almost human.
There’s an iconic photograph of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that was taken as he triumphantly boarded one of the first integrated buses in Montgomery, Alabama.
Three of Vermont’s professional theater companies have programs for developing new plays, including Weston Playhouse Theatre Company and Dorset Theatre Festival, but only Northern Stage has regularly taken works from birth to New York, with all the steps in between.
Weston Playhouse’s latest project combines a dash of nostalgia and a smattering of artists in one of its most unusual ventures to date. It pays homage as well to the theater’s roots, and may not have happened if not for the COVID-19 push for new solutions.
Dominic Spillane is a theater marketing professional and an actor. When he moved to Vermont a few years ago, he was dismayed to find the seeming disarray of Vermont’s theater world — and he wasn’t talking about quality of performance.
Phyllida Lloyd’s “Herself,” an Irish drama of spousal abuse set against Dublin’s housing crisis, has some narrative weak spots but its foundation of resilience and heart is strong.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two days before Thanksgiving, on the eve of a turkey giveaway for dozens of jobless residents in an impoverished Miami neighborhood, Sherina Jones got word that one of the free community refrigerators she’d been stocking was stolen.
Last summer, Opera North presented an outdoor production of Mozart’s “Magic Flute” — 24-piece orchestra, modest staging and all — at Blow-Me-Down Farm in Cornish, New Hampshire. It was the only professional opera production of the summer in the United States, and all performances were filled…
Vermont musicians, and other noteworthy artists who sing the praises of the Green Mountain State, are featured in a new virtual concert series created by Higher Ground Presents and the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing.
The enormous job of vaccinating the nation is underway, but for rural Americans, getting a COVID-19 vaccine becomes harder the farther they are from urban centers.