Sat, January 13
Pacific recording artist Chad Hollister and his Large Band returns to Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center for its fifth sell-out season! The new recording "Stop the World" is just out with 10 new tracks and a 10 piece band to back it up. Chad has recently opened for Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top as well as Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Tom Petty. “You will laugh, smile, dance, shed a tear and remember that POSITIVE music is alive and well. Chad Hollister is Vermont's master of the positive song" - Zeb Norris, Program Director, WNCS The Point. . . .
Sun, January 14
The lineage of mountain lifestyle continues in Warren Miller Entertainment's (WME) 68th full-length feature film, Line of Descent. In this year’s film, WME travels the globe, by land, air, and sea, exploring the ties that bind ski culture. Journey from BC to France, Glacier Country to Steamboat, with a new generation of skiers and riders who are pushing their sport to new extremes, making their parents proud-- and often downright nervous. . . .
Wed, January 17 - Sun, January 21
The annual LGBTQ pride celebration in Stowe, Vermont which coincides with Stowe’s Winter Carnival Festival, attracts hundreds of LGBTQ skiers, riders and winter enthusiasts to the quaint village of Stowe for five days of wintry bliss. Participants experience a diverse lineup of activities and entertainment. For more information please visit https://www.winterrendezvous.com or call 617 326-6800. . . .
Sat, January 20
Barika is a six piece funky, dubbed out, psychedelic West African flavored band from Burlington, Vermont. The group is led by Craig Myers who is also a current member of Mike Gordon’s Band, and was one of the original founding members of Rubblebucket. He has performed alongside many artists and bands including Midnight, Toubab Krewe, Djeneba Seck, and John Brown’s Body. The rest of the band consists of Caleb . . .
Sat, January 27
“Effortless precision” - Palm Beach Daily News “Full of enchantment!” - The New York Times. A perennial favorite in Stowe, the State Ballet Theatre of Russia returns to our stage this January! This Music fairy tale of a princess cursed to sleep for 100 years but awakened with a kiss, is considered one of Tchaikovsky's greatest jewels. The traditional Petipa choreography is gloriously brought to life by the company’s . . .
Sat, February 3
Olivier Messiaen composed and premiered this groundbreaking piece, inspired by text from the Book of Revelations, in January 1941, performing with his fellow prisoners in Stalag VIIIA, Görlitz, Germany, using scavenged instruments, outdoors, and in the rain. This complex and deeply moving 50-minute quartet features musicians from the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and TURNmusic including . . .