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Vermont PBS

VPR, Vermont PBS and Vermont APIDA for Black Lives present Asian Americans: The Vermont Experience,  a virtual event, Thursday, June 17 at 7:00 PM to bring focus to anti Asian violence and discrimination.

(Un)fractured: Covering Race and Racial Justice Issues in Our Communities, will explore how Vermont media has covered race and racial justice.
Natalie Cosgrove / Vermont PBS

To mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, VPR and Vermont PBS hosted a virtual event, (Un)fractured: Covering Race and Racial Injustice Issues in Our Communities, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25 to explore how Vermont media has covered race and racial justice. Watch and listen here.

Aja Zoecklein / For VPR

It’s springtime in Vermont and the birds are returning to us for the summer. This is a great time to have some fun and test your avian knowledge! Join bird enthusiast Jane Lindholm and Bridget Butler, The Bird Diva, for a virtual bird trivia night Thursday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Gather a flock of fellow bird nerds at your house, or fly solo, for a fun evening with trivia themes ranging from birds in pop culture to history to science. We’ll share stories and compete with each other to see who has the biggest bird brain in Vermont.

Lara Dickson / For VPR

Don't think you can sing to save your life? Actually, yes, you CAN! Discover your singing voice with Helen Lyons and Linda Radtke. Join us for a virtual singing lesson!

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Learn what no-dig gardening is all about and how it's much less work for you and good for the planet!

A woman sits on a couch looking at a laptop screen. Her eyes are shut and appears overwhelmed. All around her are images of alerts, messages, and speech bubbles, representing all the messaging she receives while consuming the news.
Lara Dixon / For VPR

Join us for a virtual conversation with NPR’s Sam Sanders about establishing a balanced relationship with the information we consume and how to look after your mental health while staying informed.

Lara Dickson / For VPR

If you missed joining us February 16th for the conversation with Brooke Gladstone and Garrett Graff you can watch it here

Lara Dickson / For VPR

The holiday season is upon us and this year things are quite different as we scale down our meal planning. Join VPR and Bistro de Margot for a virtual cooking class December 14th at 7:00 PM and you'll have a front row seat for Chef Hervé Mahé's demonstration as we learn how to prepare a spectacular holiday meal for four that anyone can make. 

Photo: Angela Evancie / Illustration: Lara Dickson for VPR

With all that's going on in the news, you may be struggling to make sense of the election that's less than a month away. VPR's Statehouse Reporters Bob Kinzel and Peter Hirschfeld are here for you to walk you through what we know and discuss how it might affect our future.

They will be sharing their observations and taking your questions. This event will not be recorded, so be sure to sign up here and join us on October 14 at 7 p.m. to be part of the discussion.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTe8h-4n81Q
Courtesy KidsGardening

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.
Kyle Blair / Vermont PBS

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.
Lucas Gledhill / For VPR

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.
Anna Ste. Marie / VPR

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.
Anna Ste. Marie / VPR

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.
Courtesy KCP Presents / For VPR

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.
Howard Weiss-Tisman / VPR

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
Stephen Voss / NPR

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!

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