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1/24/14: DsantosVT is a local dance company that holds monthly salsa socials at the North End Studios in Burlington. Eva joined them in January and met their teacher, Manuel Dos Santos, who brings the sultry Angolan dance Kizomba to the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
1/25/14: The first Annual Ice Sports University weekend was held at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee last weekend. Guests took classes in curling, pond hockey, Nordic skating, ice fishing, cross country skiing and snow shoeing. Eva tried Nordic skating... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
1/13/14: Last Monday night, Maglianero Café held a Barista Jam. Baristas from coffee shops all over Burlington gathered to hang out and compete in a Latte Art Throwdown. Music: Barbacoa, "Delerium Tremelo," "Western Medicine" This episode of Stuck in Vermont... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
1/11/14: Pat Stanley has been a firewood dealer for the past 24 years, earning him the nickname of "The Wood Guy." Eva visits Pat at his Richford warehouse and follows him on a delivery to St Albans. It's been a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
1/4/14: The Cleary family in Jericho Center has a unique way of celebrating special occasions. For the past 3 years, the Clearys have been burning large sculptures created by sculptor & fire breather, Chris Cleary. This year Chris built a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
12/23/13: Eva takes a look back at her favorite Stuck in Vermont videos of 2013. Music: Let's Whisper, As Close As We Are, "It Will Be Ok," The Shortest Days, "When the Snow Falls," "Meet Me On the Dance Floor"... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
12/19/13: Näri Penson is celebrating 31 years of teaching pre-kindergarten through first grade at The Schoolhouse in South Burlington. This week marks the 29th Annual Kwanzaa Ceremony at The Schoolhouse under her guidance. Students share traditional African American songs, light... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
12/14/13: It all started with a pet mouse named Tiny in 1980. Artist Ellen Jareckie and marketing partner Barry Percy were inspired by Tiny to start House-Mouse Designs when they were UVM students. Over the past 33 years, their business... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
12/4/13: The Wake Robin Singers held their Annual Holiday Concert at Wake Robin in Shelburne on Wednesday night. The group's average age is 82 and director Rufus Patrick has been making music with them for the past 6 years. There... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
11/30/13: Angel Herrera has been teaching Zumba in the greater Burlington area for 5 years and claims to be the first male Zumba instructor in the state. Originally from Puerto Rico, Herrera has amassed quite a following in Vermont and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
11/23/13: The Vermont Hand Crafters held their 61st Annual Craft Vermont Show last weekend at the Sheraton Conference Center in South Burlington. Thousands of shoppers got a jump on their holiday buying at this well-loved artisan fair. Music: "In the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
11/16/13: Deer rifle season began this Saturday and will continue through December 1st. Eva went out on her first hunting trip with Tom Rogers from Vermont Fish and Wildlife in Stowe Hollow. Then she talked to hunters at The Fly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
11/10/13: During the past 25 years, Leesa Guay-Timpson has directed over 100 Burlington High School Drama Club shows. Known to most as "Frau," she has taught German for 30 years at BHS and has helped share her love for theatre,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
10/31/13: For 23 years, former teachers Dick and Ann Squires have been decorating their Cilley Hill Road neighborhood in Jericho with hundreds of pumpkins to celebrate Halloween. Over time, the two day event has been named the Cilley Hill Pumpkin... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
10/18/13: Beth Robinson's Strange Dolls have been delighting collectors and doll enthusiasts for the past decade. Eva visits Robinson's handmade doll army in her S.P.A.C.E. Gallery studio in Burlington and then it's off to Lakeview Cemetery for some atmosphere. Music:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
9/15/13: Perhaps you saw Vermont dancer Lindsay Richardson when she appeared on Justin Timberlake's arm during his performance at the 2013 Mtv Video Music Awards? Or maybe you caught her striking poses in the Happy Socks ad campaign shot by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
9/27/13: "The Family of Ewe" premieres at the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington on October 3 and plays through October 13th. It is an original play written and directed by Vermonter Carole Vasta Folley and presented by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
9/14/13: Vermont author Archer Mayor releases his 24th novel featuring detective Joe Gunther on October 1st. Eva took a train trip to Brattleboro on the Vermonter to meet Mayor and get a tour of the town which appears in many... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
9/12/13: The Varsity Boys' Soccer Team at Burlington High School is perhaps one of the most diverse in the state, with players sharing a love of the beautiful game. Eva meets the team at practice and watches them play a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
8/29/13: Shirley Chevalier is not your average great-grandmother. At 71 years of age, she has been piloting single engine airplanes for 3 decades. And in 2004, she started FliRite Aviation and added aerial photography to her bag of tricks. Not... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
8/22/13: The 3rd Annual Camp Outright is organized by Outright Vermont in partnership with the Common Ground Center in Starksboro. Open to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allied (LGBTQQA) youth, there are traditional summer camp activities with a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
8/18/13: Bread & Puppet Theater celebrates their 50 year anniversary this summer in Glover. Eva attended the Total This and That Circus in Two Parts on Sunday to meet some of the artists and activists. Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
7/25/13: After Hurricane Irene hit the Mad River Valley in 2011, Matt Groom and Whitney Phillips met while fixing the flood damaged woodwork in Warren's Pitcher Inn. Dismayed by the amount of wood waste post-flood, the two formed Warren Pieces,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
7/17/13: For the first time ever, the sound of bagpipes rang through the air at the Auer Family Boathouse (AKA Charlie's Boathouse) in Burlington on Wednesday night. St. Andrew's Pipe Band of Vermont, the longest continuously operating pipe band in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days
7/13/13: The 43rd Annual Antiques and Uniques Festival was held Saturday in Craftsbury on the Craftsbury Common. Eva visited some of the antique, artisan and craft vendors to find out why the festival is such a favorite among locals and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days