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January 2019

All the Film’s a Stage

January 25
7:00 pm
Image from "the Band Wagon"

Join Rick Winston in an exploration of how cinema has portrayed what goes into a theater production, from audition to rehearsal to performance. Read More »

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February 2019

Vermont and the Civil War

February 7
7:00 pm
Image of Civil War soldier

From Cedar Creek to Gettysburg, Vermonters were central to the Union cause. Vermont author and Civil War historian Howard Coffin addresses the Vermont contribution to the Civil War. Read More »

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March 2019

What is Art?

March 2
2:30 pm
Image of Mona Lisa with beard

It is sometimes tempting to think that art is just "in the eye of the beholder." But, by imagining art history as an ongoing conversation, Champlain College Professor David Mills explores ways of encountering art as more than just subjective preference. This highly visual presentation provides new ways to interact with what we find in museums and galleries. Read More »

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A History of the Concept of Race

March 3
2:00 pm
Image of multiple faces combined

Professor William Edelglass will trace the intellectual history of the concept of race in the West, from its prehistory to today. Read More »

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Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

March 10
2:00 pm
Image of beekeeper with hive

Beekeeping goes back 10,000 years, but bees have been much in the news recently. Bill Mares, writer, and a beekeeper for 45 years, will tell of the origins and evolution of beekeeping, sometimes referred to as "farming for intellectuals," with a particular emphasis on his research in Vermont. Read More »

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A History of the Concept of Race

March 13
6:00 pm
Image of multiple faces combined

Professor William Edelglass will trace the intellectual history of the concept of race in the West, from its prehistory to today. Read More »

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Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

Image of beekeeper with hive

Bill Mares, writer and a beekeeper for 45 years, discusses the origins and evolution of beekeeping, sometimes referred to as "farming for intellectuals," with a particular emphasis on his research in Vermont. Read More »

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April 2019

Lake Champlain Over the Years: A Visual and Historical Narrative

April 8
7:00 pm
Image of historical etching of Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain is one of the most historic bodies of water in the United States. Vermont historian Don Wickman will feature tales of the lake's heritage coupled with illustrations. Read More »

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Getting from Here to There: A History of Roads and Settlement in Vermont

April 11
7:00 pm
Image of Green Mountain Parkway map

The difficulties of traveling in Vermont played a significant role in the state’s settlement, development, culture and politics. But Vermonters weren’t always eager to have good roads. Novelist Deborah Lee Luskin asks, given this opposition, how is it we now drive cars in all seasons, in all weathers, in all corners of the state? Read More »

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Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

April 15
7:00 pm
Red Brick Meetinghouse, 1685 Vt Route 128
Image of beekeeper with hive

Bill Mares, writer, and a beekeeper for 45 years, will tell of the origins and evolution of beekeeping, sometimes referred to as "farming for intellectuals," with a particular emphasis on his research in Vermont. Read More »

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