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Archival image of people on a street in the 1930s
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Three Minutes. A Lengthening. Special Film Screening and Discussion

A snippet of a 16mm home movie found in an attic in South Florida, taken in the late 1930’s, offers a meditative glimpse into the lives of the unsuspecting Jewish citizens of a small Polish village at the precipice of World War II. Post film discussion with UVM Miller Center for Holocaust Studies Director and Professor of History, Jonathan Huener.

Hanging panels that say "the nightmare begins"
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The Courage to Remember: Holocaust Remembrance Commemoration

In conjunction with The Courage to Remember exhibition, this commemoration program’s focus is on children and their future. The program will include prayers, interfaith memorial candle lighting, and a keynote address by child Holocaust survivor and former Burlington resident Henia Lewin.

Book with colorful lights and pages in the shape of a heart
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Vermont Book Awards: A Celebration of Vermont Writers

Join us for a night celebrating Vermont writers, publishers, and readers at the 2021 Vermont Book Awards! Prizes will be awarded for the best poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction books published by Vermont authors in 2021. A dessert reception with cash bar will be followed by a brief program featuring the winning authors and perhaps some surprise guests!

Two men playing wooden flutes while another man plays a large hand drum
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Sutras for a Suffering World: The Poetry of David Budbill Set to Music: Panel Discussion

Scrag Mountain Music co-Artistic Directors are joined by musician/composer William Parker, composer Erik Nielsen, David’s wife Lois Eby, and daughter Nadine Budbill for an intimate discussion of David’s poetry and how his words are transformed into musical phrases.

Two men playing wooden flutes while another man plays a large hand drum
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Sutras for a Suffering World: The Poetry of David Budbill Set to Music

Scrag Mountain Music co-Artistic Directors are joined by musician/composer William Parker, composer Erik Nielsen, David’s wife Lois Eby, and daughter Nadine Budbill for an intimate discussion of David’s poetry and how his words are transformed into musical phrases.

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Southwest Vermont Juneteenth Celebration

Come celebrate and commemorate our country’s newest federal holiday: Juneteenth. This holiday signifies the emancipation of the last enslaved people within the United States. Join multiple southwest Vermont institutions and organizations as we usher in the Juneteenth holiday with a free cookout focused on history, equity, and racial justice.

Two men playing wooden flutes while another man plays a large hand drum
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Sutras for a Suffering World: The Poetry of David Budbill Set to Music

Scrag Mountain Music offers a free Community Discussion with composers Evan Premo and William Parker and Lois Eby (Budbill’s wife) and Nadine Budbill (Budbill’s daughter) that explores the intersection of music and words.

Two men playing wooden flutes while another man plays a large hand drum
Live Event

Sutras for a Suffering World: The Poetry of David Budbill Set to Music

Scrag Mountain Music offers a free Community Discussion with composers Evan Premo and William Parker and Lois Eby (Budbill’s wife) and Nadine Budbill (Budbill’s daughter) that explores the intersection of music and words.

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North: A Conversation on Asylum, Spirituality and Activism

Join novelist Brad Kessler in conversation with Society of Asylum Medicine and Physicians for Human Rights members Joanne Ahola, MD and Deborah Ottenheimer, MD about Kessler’s new book, North, a novel about asylum in the United States today.

A person with glasses, a blue shirt and pink shorts receives a black plastic bag of leafy greens from a man in a black and white shirt and camo pants wearing a surgical mask in a corner market store
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More than a Market: A Walking Tour of Burlington’s Local Markets

Visit locations of past and present-day, immigrant-owned markets in Burlington’s Old North End to hear stories of market owners, their customers, and their communities, framed within local immigration history. Learn about their importance as sources of traditional foods, community connection, and social support.