- Courtesy Of Andreas John
- Fire and Ash
Before his death in September, Vermont hip-hop artist and producer Johnny "JL" Morris composed the soundtrack for the short film "Fire & Ash." Codirected by Andreas John and Hanna Satterlee, the film is a moving tribute to creation, transformation, and JL's life and work. It premieres at Montpelier's Savoy Theater, followed by a talk-back and potluck reception. Masks are required.
- Courtesy Of Phoebe Zorn & Pcvt
It's never a bad time for a spring shindig. But given the recent spike in transphobic and homophobic hate and harassment, the Pride Center of Vermont's 2022 TransPlants Plant Sale + Block Party in Burlington couldn't be more timely. Between browsing for new sprouts and seedlings, attendees jam out to live music, attend workshops and pick up excellent nosh from a fleet of food trucks. Proceeds benefit the PCVT's transgender programming and advocacy.
Ode to Outrage
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- Truong Tran
Vietnamese American poet Truong Tran brings his perspective as a teacher, queer person and refugee to his new collection of verse and essays, Book of the Other: Small in Comparison. Reading and discussing selections from the book at the Norwich Bookstore, Tran engages with the injustices of anti-Asian racism in the world of academia and beyond.
- Courtesy Of Katharine Otto
- Vermont Walk/Bike Summit
Researchers, city planners, sustainability advocates and community members convene at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater for the 2022 Vermont Walk/Bike Summit. During a packed day of workshops, film screenings, award presentations and a keynote address from transportation planning expert Don Kostelec, Vermonters contemplate the impact that a more walkable, bikeable state would have on public health, happiness and the environment.
That's So Raven
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- Stacy Hopkins
Scavenger Gallery in White River Junction marks its 10th birthday with "Shapeshifter," a solo show from founder Stacy Hopkins. Hopkins' magical, mystical linoleum prints center on ravens, the bird in the jewelry gallery's logo. The show's opening-night celebration features a sale, raffle and wine tasting from Artisanal Cellars.
Toe the Line
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- Montpelier Contra Dance
The Capital City Grange comes alive with the sounds of folk music and gender-neutral calling at Montpelier Contra Dance. With a newcomers' lesson before the main event, locals of all experience levels can balance, shadow and do-si-do the night away at this joyful community affair. Masks and proof of vaccination are required.
How Sweet It Is
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- Ukrainian Dessert Traditions
Home bakers learn new recipes while giving back at Ukrainian Dessert Traditions, an online class from City Market, Onion River Co-op. Culinary anthropologist Anna Mays demonstrates how to make makivnyk, a poppy seed bread; syrnyk, an Easter cheesecake; and uzvar, a spiced honey fruit punch. Donations benefit World Central Kitchen's Chefs for Ukraine relief program.