Arts and Humanities
Do You Have a Book in You?
Apart from speaking and drawing, writing is one of humankind’s earliest forms of communication. The first written words emerged as cuneiform writing in 3200 BC in Mesopotamia – present day… Read More
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Hi, Bill: Rep. Kathleen James here (Bennington-4). Read with great interest your essay this morning on reinventing our schools as community hubs and thought you might be interested in a… Read More
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I chair the Events Committee at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. We feature an hour-long program once a month on the third Thursday called Lunch & Learn. (Of course, we’re… Read More
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Hello Bill, Sarah McClain here. I have been meaning to write to you since we met in August at the Vermont Leadership Institute “Innovation and Transformational Leadership” final session. As… Read More
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hi bill, my name is mark shanahan and i’m a writer at the boston globe. we’re interested in doing a piece on the media scene in vermont, about which i… Read More
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So enjoyed the article, so many VT connections–notice my phone number that I haven’t changed in 20 years. I’ve been involved with the Folklife Ctr and the Shelburne Museum and… Read More
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Bill, Hi to you and Kate, You missed, in last commentary, balancing a check book, I always let the bank win. Haha. It covers both math and person finance(a twofer).… Read More
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Just discovered “The Lamoille Stories “ and I’m a brand new fan. This is some funny shit! Grew up in Saxtons River (I’m 70) and boi the Jesus H Chroist,… Read More
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Bill, I’ve read your columns in the News and Citizen paper on numerous occasions and thought I’d reach out to you. I believe that I have a good story about… Read More
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Comments to Sheldon Museum Annual Meeting 11/12/19
We have over 6000 non-profits in Vermont with annual revenues of some $6.5B and assets of over $13B. That’s one non-profit, or “for-mission,” as some prefer to say, for every… Read More
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Role of the Arts & Humanities in Addressing Society's Problems
I recently attended a quiet conference that brought together leaders and innovators in the arts, humanities, and public broadcast. We met for two days to explore how the arts and… Read More
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Our Recorded History: Intellectual Property or Cultural Heritage?
As the magnitude of loss becomes more public and musicians express more anguish about the loss of some half a million music masters in the 2008 archive fire at Universal… Read More