Greensboro Vermont is the southernmost town in Orleans County, in the beautifully scenic Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, an area that National Geographic selected as part of their geotourism program for sustainable destinations. The town includes the places of Campbells Corners, East Greensboro, Gebbie Corner, Greensboro Four Corners, Greensboro Bend, The Four Corners, Tolmans Corner, and Burlington Point.
Circus Smirkus, a non-profit youth circus, is based here. Some notable people from Greensboro include: professor emeritus at Princeton University, Robert Gilpin; author John Gunther; cross-country skier Andrew Johnson; scholar & editor, Bliss Perry; US Chief Justice William Hubbs Rehnquist; filmmaker & actor, Duncan M. Rogers; and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Wallace Stegner.
Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry. Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland. The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Sunday from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Under Milk Wood, Dylan Thomas’ “play for voices”, follows the villagers of Llareggub through a day in the life of their small town. The farmers and fishers, drunkards and dressmakers, pensioners and postmen reveal their love affair with life in moments of humor, delight, pathos, and surprise. This is the debut performance of the Lakeview Players, a company composed of musicians and actors living in the Greensboro area.
The Hoover family — a man (Greg Kinnear), his wife (Toni Collette), an uncle (Steve Carell), a brother (Paul Dano) and a grandfather (Alan Arkin) — puts the fun back in dysfunctional by piling into a VW bus and heading to California to support a daughter (Abigail Breslin) in her bid to win the Little Miss Sunshine Contest. The sanity of everyone involved is stretched to the limit as the group’s quirks cause epic problems as they travel along their interstate route. Rated R Run time 1 hour and 41 minutes
Howie Cantor has been writing songs for over 40 years. His folk music tells stories which celebrate the joys in the moments of everyday life. Also included in the set list might be a tale of Jesus Christ being sent to Guantanamo Bay as an illegal immigrant, or a lizard from Puerto Rico executing a daring attack on a president with his comrade the dove. Howie has performed at many venues in Vermont, as well as New York City, Boston, Puerto Rico, Philadelphia, and The Bonnaroo Music Festival. Howie also plays bass guitar in The Can Am Jazz Band, Monte Verde Brass Band, and The Bread and Puppet Circus Band. He lives in West Glover Vermont where he owns and operates Deep Mountain Maple with his wife Stephan Cantor. They have been producing maple syrup and fine maple candies, selling their products at The Greenmarket Farmers Market in New York City, every week, since 1985.
“Montana-raised, northern Colorado-based Cary Morin is a Native American who has built a reputation as one of the best acoustic pickers in roots music. He combines soulful vocals with insightful songwriting…” – Jim Hynes, Elmore Magazine Described as “one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today,” Cary Morin brings together the great musical traditions of America and beyond like no other. With deft fingerstyle guitar and vocals that alternately convey melodic elation and gritty world-weariness, Morin crafts an inimitable style often characterized as acoustic Native Americana with qualities of blues, bluegrass, jazz, jam, reggae, and dance. Morin has played celebrated venues across the globe, including Paris Jazz Festival, Winter Park Jazz Festival, Folk Alliance International, River People Festival, Shakori Hill Festival, the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and most recently Rochefort En Accords festival in France and The Copenhagen Blues Festival.