Diversity

I am a Vermont Artist: Bill Forchion

I am a Vermont Artist: Bill Forchion

Bill Forchion is a multidisciplinary artist and visionary speaker. He is a graduate of Barnum & Bailey Clown College as well as the American Institute of Holistic Theology. This talented ...
I am a Vermont Artist: John Hughes

I am a Vermont Artist: John Hughes

John has worked in fields as disparate as blacksmithing, glassblowing, sculpture, and dance. However he is quick to assert that all of these making activities are, for him, explorations of the ...
I am a Vermont Artist: Amber Skye Arnold

I am a Vermont Artist: Amber Skye Arnold

Healing is as much an art as a science. It often requires sound, movement, story, and that other creative mode, community. For this kind of healing you can turn to Amber Arnold of Brattleboro, a ...
I am a Vermont Artist: A2VT

I am a Vermont Artist: A2VT

The idea for A2VT was sparked when Said Bulle “Jilib” and George Mnyonge “MG Man” met on a Burlington soccer field. It was there they discovered their shared love of music and shared refugee ...
Vermont-Based Böswellness Uplifts African Communities That Supply Frankincense and Myrrh

Vermont-Based Böswellness Uplifts African Communities That Supply Frankincense and Myrrh

By KEN PICARD | photo credit LUKE AWTRY During the season of giving, no holiday gifts are more traditional than frankincense and myrrh. A Vermont-based company produces essential oils made ...
Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Elise Brunelle

Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Elise Brunelle

YOUR NAME and TITLE: Elise Brunelle, Executive Director YOUR ORGANIZATION: Vermont Symphony Orchestra YEAR YOU JOINED ORGANIZATION: 2020 MONTH/YEAR YOU WERE APPOINTED TO CURRENT ...
Singer Songwriter Mikahely

Singer Songwriter Mikahely

Mikahely is a self-taught musician who draws inspiration from traditional Malagasy rhythms and is based in Vermont who recently appeared on the podcast Rocket Shop Radio Hour, which features ...
Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Erin Evarts

Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Erin Evarts

YOUR NAME and TITLE:  Erin Evarts, Executive Director YOUR ORGANIZATION: Lyric Theatre YEAR YOU JOINED ORGANIZATION: 1999 (as a volunteer) MONTH/YEAR YOU WERE APPOINTED TO CURRENT ...