Rembrandt and Vermeer in their Place and Time

Video: Middlebury professor Carrie Anderson explores seventeenth-century Amsterdam and Delft through the eyes of Golden Age artists Rembrandt and Vermeer, who lived, worked, and painted in these prosperous Dutch cities.

The Voyage of the St. Louis and American Refugee Policy

Video: Keene State professor Paul Vincent tells the story of the 1939 voyage of the St. Louis, which carried mostly Jewish refugees fleeing Germany. Turned away by Havana, despite holding Cuban landing permits, the ship sailed for the US, where passengers were also denied entry. Vincent discusses the event in the context of the history of US immigration policy.

Before Your Time: Green Mountain Mixtape

Memphis has soul, Nashville has country. What is Vermont’s music? You may as well ask, “Who is a Vermonter?” Even in the 1930’s, those questions resisted easy answers.

Pianist Michael Arnowitt Discusses and Performs Aaron Copland

Pianist Michael Arnowitt performs and discusses the iconic and distinctly American music of Aaron Copland—including music from Four Piano Blues, Piano Variations, El Salon Mexico, Conversation at the Soda Fountain, his famous Appalachian Spring, and music he wrote for the film version of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town.

Pianist Michael Arnowitt Discusses and Performs Aaron Copland

Pianist Michael Arnowitt performs and discusses the iconic and distinctly American music of Aaron Copland—including music from Four Piano Blues, Piano Variations, El Salon Mexico, Conversation at the Soda Fountain, his famous Appalachian Spring, and music he wrote for the film version of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town.