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The son of tenant farming parents in west-central Indiana, Ernie Pyle became history’s greatest war correspondent. When Pyle was killed by a Japanese machine gun bullet on the tiny Pacific island of Ie Shima in 1945, his columns were being delivered to more than 14 million homes, according t…

A book launch and reception for “River Arts Review: Voices from Northern Vermont – Volume 3” will be held Thursday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at River Arts in Morrisville. The event begins with an artist talk by Ann Young, whose exhibit is on display at the upstairs gallery, followed by a poet…

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A dozen speakers, plus a student from Peoples Academy and one from Stowe High School, addressed a full house at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center for TEDxStowe last Thursday. TED stands for technology, entertainment and design, and the TED Foundation seeks to share “ideas worth spreadin…

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A night of entertainment by comedians Josie Leavitt and Tim Kavanagh will benefit the Stowe Weekend of Hope on Saturday, May 4, starting at 8:30 p.m. at Stoweflake Resort. Josie Leavitt started in stand-up comedy in NYC in the 1990s before moving to Vermont to open a bookstore. She was a dir…

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The 61st annual New England Square and Round Dance Convention returns to Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa this weekend, April 25-28. The 2019 theme is “Green Mountain Music.” A trail-in dance opens the festivities Thursday night, then dancing at various levels begins Friday, followed by …

Former Vermont governor Madeline Kunin will speak Friday, April 26, at 6 p.m. at the Green Mountain Technology and Career Center, Route 15, Hyde Park.

Zenbarn in Waterbury Center will host a 420 celebration on Saturday, April 20, “celebrating the progress we’ve made and the work to be done toward ending prohibition, supporting local agriculture, health and wellness and criminal justice.” The event begins at 4:30 and will feature dinner and…

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River Arts Center will hold its third annual Brew Haha fundraiser on Friday, March 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Justin Lander (above) of Modern Times Theater will be the emcee. Performers include Sky Sandoval from Vermont’s Comedy Club, local comedians Ja…

River Arts and Sundog Poetry present the third annual AMP Nights series beginning Thursday, March 7, 6 to 8 p.m. at River Arts in Morrisville. Each event features an artist, musician and poet, followed by an informal discussion with the audience. Featured on March 7 are artist Matt Neckers (…

Green Mountain Technology and Career Center and teacher Brian Schwartz at Lamoille Union High School have started a campaign to send donated fire gear to firefighters in Tanzania.

Find things to do this week in Stowe, Waterbury, Morrisville and across the county: community, exhibits, film and theater, kid-friendly, meetings, music and nightlife, sports and outdoors, talks, workshops and more.

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