Events

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The 2020 election is just weeks away and we're ready to see history in the making in Vermont and around the nation. Join VPR's statehouse reporters Bob Kinzel and Peter Hirschfeld on October 14 at 7 p.m. for an online conversation about this generational moment.

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Last week VPR and Charlie Nardozzi teamed up with Sarah Pounders of Kids Gardening for a virtual event about fall gardening projects for kids. Now you can see the webinar on YouTube.

Join 'Brave Little State' for virtual trivia all about Vermont, our region and its people.
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Test your knowledge of Vermont, our region and its people in Brave Little State Trivia! Join Brave Little State Host Angela Evancie and Morning Edition's Mitch Wertlieb on August 27 at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of virtual trivia inspired by VPR’s people-powered journalism project.

Join VPR and Vermont PBS on for a virtual community conversation on race and policing in Vermont.
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Since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, calls for police reform and an end to systemic racism have echoed across the country, including Vermont. Join VPR and Vermont PBS for a virtual community conversation on Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Get to know the hosts of VPR's newest podcast in a virtual coffee hour event on Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m.
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Get to know the hosts of VPR’s newest podcast, The Frequency. Hosts Henry Epp and Anna Van Dine sit down with Mary Engisch for a virtual coffee hour on Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Join us on Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m. for a statewide radio prom on VPR.
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VPR is teaming up with the Agency of Education and Big Heavy World to present Prom Goes #VTstrong. Burlington DJ Craig Mitchell hosts this statewide radio prom on Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m.

Vermont poets join Mitch Wertlieb on Friday, April 24 for an online event featuring readings and interviews. You can join wherever you are!
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In these days of social distancing and great uncertainty, poetry can be grounding and give us a moment to reflect on life’s troubles and joys. For National Poetry Month, Mitch Wertlieb hosts for a virtual event featuring readings and interviews with several beloved Vermont poets on Friday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m.

Mitch Wertlieb was joined by Bob Kinzel and Peter Hirschfeld during a live broadcast of Morning Edition from Red Hen Bakery and Cafe in April 2019. The program returns on February 18, 2020 to discuss the results of the latest VPR-Vermont PBS Poll.
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Join VPR for a live Morning Edition broadcast from Red Hen Bakery & Cafe in Middlesex on February 18, 2020.

'Vermont Edition' hosted a live broadcast from the Vermont Farm Show in 2018. The show returns on Wednesday, January 29 for another broadcast at the Champlain Valley Exposition.
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Vermont Edition heads to the Champlain Valley Exposition for a live broadcast from the 2020 Vermont Farm Show. Stop by VPR’s booth at noon on Wednesday, January 29 to hear host Jane Lindholm speak with exhibitors, agriculturalists, attendees — and we’ll take your thoughts and questions, too!

VPR Hosts "The Same Moon" at Stetson Studio One on January 17 at 7 p.m.
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Join VPR and KCP Presents for 'The Same Moon', an evening of storytelling by new Vermonters, on Friday, January 17 at 7 p.m. at VPR's Stetson Studio One.

Join VPR reporters on January 22 for an evening of drinks and discussion about southern Vermont communities and issues.
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Sometimes you just need to get together with your neighbors, grab a drink, and talk about how the news is affecting your life. Wind down from the day and join us at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden in Brattleboro for a meet-and-greet with VPR reporters.

An Evening With Audie Cornish
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Join VPR’s Henry Epp and Mary Engisch for a live conversation with Audie Cornish, co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine. They’ll discuss what lies ahead for journalists covering politics in the 2020 election year.

Update 11:05 a.m.  11/5/19: We're sorry but this event is now sold out. We are going to be recording the talk and hope to be able to share some or all of the audio either on the air or on-line. Thank you for your interest in attending a VPR event. We'll hope to see you next time!

But Why Live! Nov 3
Lara Dickson / For VPR

How do owls spin their heads around? Why do bird sing at dawn and dusk? How do peregrine falcons fly? But Why, VPR’s podcast for curious kids, comes to life on Sunday, November 3 for two interactive shows all about owls and other birds.

Join VPR and Vermont PBS for a live storytelling event where five central Vermonters share experiences that illuminate the issues and opportunities of living in rural communities.
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Can you live, work and thrive in Vermont? Will your children be able to? This fall, VPR and Vermont PBS are joining forces to create This Land: The Changing Story of Rural Vermont. Join us on Tuesday, October 29 for a live storytelling event in Randolph where we’ll share experiences that illuminate the issues and opportunities we face together.

Join 'Vermont Edition' on September 30 for a live broadcast conversation with Vermont author Archer Mayor discussing his newest release, 'Bomber's Moon'.
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Since 1988, Vermont author Archer Mayor has been bringing detective Joe Gunther to life, keeping readers wanting more. Be part of the studio audience for Vermont Edition on Monday, September 30 at noon, when Mayor will discuss his newest release, Bomber’s Moon.  

Charlie Nardozzi, host of Vermont Garden Journal
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Join us on Sunday, August 25 at 11:00 a.m. at VPR's Stetson Studio One in Colchester for a fall gardening talk with Charlie Nardozzi

Three colleges in southwestern Vermont announced they will close their doors this year: Green Mountain College (left), College of St. Joseph (center) and Southern Vermont College (right).
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Three Vermont colleges have recently announced they are closing their doors this year. Join us on Wednesday, May 22 for a live broadcast of Vermont Edition from the Rutland Free Library to take a look at the circumstances that led to the closure of these schools.

But Why Live! In The NEK
Zachary Stevens / For VPR

VPR and Catamount Arts present Jane Lindholm and friends in a live version of the podcast But Why featuring live birds! Join us Monday, May 13 at 6:00 p.m. at the Alexander Twilight Theatre at Northern Vermont University — Lyndon for a fun family show.

Join us for VPR A Go Go on May 11
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Dig out your bell bottoms and dance the winter away at VPR A-Go-Go: Spring Fling. Join host Joel Najman for VPR's first ever dance party and live broadcast of My Place on Saturday, May 11. 

'Live From The Fort' collaborates with the Flynn Center's New Voices Project to bring you a showcase of West African music from Sabouyouma on May 2, 2019.
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VPR and the Flynn Center’s New Voices Project come together to present Sabouyouma at the next Live From The Fort on Thursday, May 2.

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