May 6 – June 26, 2022 - Vermont Center for Photography, 10 Green Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Opening Reception: Fri, May 6th – 5 to 7pm. Artist Talk: Sun, June 26th – 6 to 7pm (This will be a hybrid in-person and online talk for those wishing to join remotely!). From the Artist: In late September 2019, I took a three-week pilgrimage to Sicily, i...

When the pandemic arrived in 2020, Roberto Visani didn't just hole up with a new puppy or sourdough starter. He got to work on an art project that would span 19th-century history and 21st-century design technology. Over the next two years, the Brooklyn-based artist created a collection of sculptures that is nothing short of remarkable, both aesthet...

Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. — VIRTUAL — Phoenix Books and Vermont Italian Cultural Association present an evening with New York Times bestselling author, Adriana Trigiani. Trigiani will be joining us on Zoom to talk about her upcoming book which will be on sale on Tuesday, April 26. Registration is free and required to attend the stream viewing on...

March signals two annual occasions in Vermont: mud season and CSA sign-ups. As the snow melts and the ground thaws, farmers start their first seeds and their customers purchase community-supported agriculture shares, promissory notes for the weekly boxes and bags of abundance to come. The arrangement gives farmers the jump-start cash they need and...

Barn Opera presents “Don Pasquale,” Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11 and 12, at the Barn Opera House, 1321 Pearl St. in Brandon, VT. “Don Pasquale,” Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera, is one of those delightful farces in which the music and the laughs seem to compete — but the music always wins. “It has these...

Are you craving a hearty Italian meal? If you’re ready to taste the love in every bite of dishes like lasagna, linguine and clams, chicken piccata, and pizza, then head to The Palms Italian/American restaurant in Rutland, Vermont. The Palms Restaurant is a locally-run business that first opened its doors in the 1930s, and has since been passed down...

When Stefano Coppola and Wilson Ballantyne purchased a light blue, handmade Stefano Ferrara Forni brick oven in April, they put it in storage. Although the two New England Culinary Institute grads had toyed with the idea of opening a pizza business for years, they didn't have a location in mind. "We both wanted to do it in Barre," said Coppola, who...

If since the beginning of the pandemic I personally have not yet had the opportunity to physically travel back to visit any of the many friends of We the Italians scattered across the United States, thanks to our interviews I often have the chance to take a virtual trip and get to know the various Italian communities both in the most famous areas o...

November 16, 2021; 7-8:00pm. A virtual presentation on Zoom. A presentation given by Mara Welton, Slow Food USA Director of Programs and Slow Food USA State Governor for Vermont. Mara will share the inspiring history of the Slow Food movement, from its origins in Italy to how it spread across the globe as well as the movement's far reaching and vis...

Barn Opera presents Verdi’s “La traviata,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15 and 16 at the Barn Opera House, 1321 Pearl St. in Brandon, VT. When Brandon’s Barn Opera House “officially” opens next weekend, it will be with one of the most beloved gems of the repertoire, Giuseppe Verdi’s “La traviata.” And the audience will be invited to share...