Burlington’s NEW New Year’s Eve

Thursday, December 13, 8:00 pm in Studio A

This month's show marks the last of 2018 - we're going to send it off in a grand way by looking back longingly at this past year and preparing dishes featured in our official cookbook. It will feature artists: 

A Box of Stars
Stark Dream Folk influenced by Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Sparklehorse, Leonard Cohen, Emmy Lou, William Basinski. Their debut EP "Drunk Off Heat" came out late September.

Danny & The Parts
Danny & The Parts are an Americana band from Vermont. The cast sometimes rotates from a wide array of local talent. Currently showcasing the talents of Brennen Mangen of ( Paper Castels, Big Night) Jackie Buttlohp of ( Lady Mondegreen) and Eric Daniels of (Leatherbound books). Their debut record "Driving All Alone" just came out on all listening platforms! 

Bear's Tapestry
Bear’s Tapestry is a contemporary, soulful, folk-rock, indie group, featuring the lyrical, dynamic, fluid songwriting of local musician, Bear Borges. Taking influence from the likes of Fleet Foxes, Joan Baez, Joaquin Sabina, and Paul Simon, she aims to captivate the audience with driving rhythms, enchanting lyricism, and delicate harmony. Check out some clips of her music on Instagram: @bearstapestry 

$5 admission plus $5 per plate of food.

Beer & wine by Foam Brewers with valid 21+ ID.

Highlight the O.N.E

Monday, December 31, 12:00-11:00 pm at the ONE Community Center, 20 Allen St.

The Old North End Community Center will hold a full day of events highlighting the many cultures that make up the Old North End. The focus from noon to 4:00pm will be on kid- and family-friendly performances and free craft activities. From 4:00pm to 8:00pm the program will be designed for general audiences, and from 8:00pm to 11:00pm events will shift toward a primarily adult audience. There will be a selection of international food vendors with meals and snacks for sale in the Event Hall all day and evening. Free entry with Highlight Pass!
Performers: ONE Arts Center, Mais Sandoval, Nepali Heritage Dancers, A2VT, Jenni Johnson and the Junketeers, Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum, and more!

"Thank you so much for the event space—it was perfect and the gentleman who assisted us was so helpful!"

Free Meal, Clothing Giveaway

Saturday, December 15, 12:00-2:00 pm at the ONE Community Center, 20 Allen St.

Trinity Educational Center is sponsoring an "I am Somebody" Winter Blessings community event. The event will include a hot meal and giveaway of clothing, personal hygiene and other items. Please see the Go Fund Me page to find out how you can donate items. Contact Travia Childs at 802-777-8080 or dr.travia@gmail.com for more information.

Burlington Westie First Saturday Dance

Saturday, January 5, 6:30-11:00 pm in Studio A
6:30 – Doors Open, Intro Lesson for First Timers and newer students
7:00-8:00pm – Main Lesson
8:00-11:00pm – Dance Party!
$12, $8 Students, First time Beginners get in FREE!
bwestie.com for more details.

Queen City Contra Dance

Friday, December 14, 8-11 pm in Studio A

If you’re a new dancer, you can join the dance the very first minute of your very first night!  To help orient you, please come to a brief pre-dance lesson, from 7:45 to 8:00 just before the regular dance starts. The Queen City Contra Dance has been a fixture in the Burlington area for over thirty years. The dance is organized and supported by a lively community of dancers, musicians and callers. Admission is $9.00, children 12 and under are free. For more information call Lucie at (802) 862-9719. Please bring soft soled shoes for dancing. Brought to you by Queen City Contras Incorporated (Burlington, VT), every second Friday of the month. Supporting a very old New England Tradition. A smoke-free, no alcohol event. queencitycontras.org

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Sixties Flashback with Mellow Yellow

Monday, December 31-Tuesday, January 1, 11:00 pm - 1:00 am at the ONE Community Center, 20 Allen St.

Mellow Yellow presents an immersive light and sound experience featuring songs from the heyday of sixties rock music against the backdrop of a live-projection psychedelic light show. The light show production company, Heavy Light, will be positioned so that audience members can watch them as they create their magic!

"My family and I truly appreciate the help we got from Ben on the day of the event!

We are very glad we have a place like North End Studios."

Punks at Highlight

Monday, December 31, 7:00-11:00 pm at Studio A

Big Heavy World will host high-energy DIY and punk rock performances by Nick Grandchamp and The People Watchers; Potentially Lobsters; Gallon of Milk; The Jokes On Us; Paper Boats. The show is sponsored by Advance Music, 105.9 The Radiator, and North End Studios. This show is substance-free and wheelchair accessible. ​Find all the details here.

The Christmas Cycle: The Annunciation

Saturday, December 15, 7:00 pm in Studio A

An opportunity to move into the spirit and depth of Christmas with Victoria Fraser. The Christmas Cycle is a series of stories offered one at a time over seven years. The stories are presented  with the hope of offering people a deeper experience and understanding of the nourishing and transformative possibilities of Christmas. A pre-talk will be given about The Christmas Cycle as a whole, the story's relationship to the cycle, and the richness of the story's images in this darkening, dreaming time of year. Donation: $15 at the door. For more information: vkfraser@gmail.com.

27th Annual Vermont International Festival

Friday, December 6 - Sunday, December 8, 2019

Our 26th annual event was awesome. If you missed it (and even if you didn't), be sure to join us next year!The Vermont International Festival is a unique, unforgettable celebration of the cultures that make up our community. At the exposition, one will find crafts from all over the world, ethnic and gourmet foods, and traditional international music, dance and stories. Local cultural and ethnic organizations provide information about their programs with exhibits, demonstrations and workshops. This annual gala offers a fun environment in which we learn and experience new things and appreciate one another. At the Champlain Valley Exposition. Find all the details at ​vermontinternationalfestival.com​.