NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: Obsession @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: Obsession @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts
National Theatre Live, the best of British theatre broadcast to cinemas around the world, comes to Burr and Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m. Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning is excited to offer the screening of Obsession. Jude Law stars as Gino, a drifter, down-at-heel and[...]
Intro to the Recorder: A Musical Mosaic Through Time @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts Vocal Room
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Intro to the Recorder: A Musical Mosaic Through Time @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts Vocal Room
Green Mountain Academy welcomes Julie Freebern, a musician and music educator, to lead this eight week introduction to the recorder. This is an opportunity to learn about and play instruments in the recorder family: garklein, sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. A variety of musical genres and styles will be explored during this eight-week course[...]
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm
A Tale of Three Gunboats: Preserving the Revolutionary War Gunboat Spitfire (1776) @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy welcomes Art Cohn, Director Emeritus of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, to talk about the Revolutionary War gunboat Spitfire, found intact at the bottom of Lake Champlain in 1997. In October 1776, British forces were committed to taking back control of strategic Lake Champlain and to that end, engaged an American fleet[...]
Mad River Distillery & Barrows House Paired Dinner @ Barrows House
Join us at Barrows House for an incredible evening of multiple courses paired perfectly with different drinks from Mad River Distillers. Meet the representative, learn about the history, and enjoy an evening your palate will thank you for!
Ansel Adams: The Man and His Photography @ Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Ansel Adams: The Man and His Photography @ Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm
Green Mountain Academy welcomes Christopher Dant, a photographer who studied with Ansel Adams in Carmel, California, in the late 1970s and 1980s, to talk about the man, his legacy, and his photographs with a stunning slideshow of Ansel’s most legendary photographic images and how Ansel created them. Christopher will display some original Ansel Adams prints[...]
Nov 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Follow the Money: How Forensic Accounting Investigates Fraud and Economic Crimes @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy welcomes forensic accountant Sandra Parrado to talk about fraud and economic crimes which persistently threaten companies and governments. One third of organizations experience some form of economic or electronic attack, as we learn on a nearly weekly basis, which requires timely detection and a vigorous response. This lecture explores fraud in its[...]
Going to the Roots: How to Identify, Harvest and Prepare Herbal Root Remedies @ Laberge Barn
Green Mountain Academy welcomes herbalist Danielle Laberge to lead this workshop on herbal root remedies. Late fall is the time to harvest roots. This workshop will walk you through the identification, harvest, and preparation of herbal remedies from helpful plants, all with one feature in common… these plants all store their virtue in their roots.[...]
MEDICINE TODAY – The Fight against Antibiotic Resistance @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
MEDICINE TODAY - The Fight against Antibiotic Resistance @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy welcomes Dr. Michael Calderwood and Dr. Marie George of Dartmouth and Southwestern Vermont Medical Centers to talk about antibiotic resistance. The use of antibiotics to fight bacterial infections was a major medical advance of the 20th century, however, the bugs are getting tougher and the number of effective antibiotics is diminishing. This[...]
U.N. Resolution 242: A Dual Narrative Approach @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
U.N. Resolution 242: A Dual Narrative Approach @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy welcomes Rabbi Michael Cohen of Bennington College and the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, to talk about U.N. Resolution 242 which will mark its 50th anniversary this month. It is one of the seminal documents in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Written in response to the Six-Day War of 1967, it is the basis[...]
North Korea and Global Nuclear Threats @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
North Korea and Global Nuclear Threats @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts
Green Mountain Academy welcomes Michael Krepon of the Stimson Center in Washington, DC to address the growing concern over nuclear threats and North Korea. The United States is recapitalizing and refining its nuclear war-fighting capabilities, at a cost of over one trillion dollars. Russia is also replacing older subs and missiles with new ones. China,[...]
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: Yerma @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: Yerma @ Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts
National Theatre Live, the best of British theatre broadcast to cinemas around the world presents the screening of “Yerma”. The incredible Billie Piper returns in her award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child. Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her[...]