Alix Jones


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  • Proof by David Auburn Front Page

    At Oldcastle Theatre Company in Bennington

    By: Oldcastle - Aug 31st, 2018

    Combining mystery, surprise and old-fashioned storytelling in a compelling evening of theater, Proof, by David Auburn has won both the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize. It is presented at Oldcastle Theatre Company in Bennington, Vermont.

  • The Bennington Mural Project Front Page

    Union Street Mural Unveiled

    By: Chris Buchanan - Jul 03rd, 2018

    In downtown Bennington, a new mural lets local artists shine and brings the community together.

  • Scholarships Available for Summer Sonatina Piano Camps Front Page

    Kids 7 to 16 Within 100 Miles of Bennington

    By: Chris Buchanan - Mar 17th, 2018

    Piano students aged 7 to 16 of all skills levels who live within 100 mile radius of Bennington Vermont are encouraged to apply for this summer scholarship opportunity. Deadline is April 6th.

  • First Night Saratoga 2018 Front Page

    Light Up the Night

    By: Alix Jones - Dec 14th, 2017

    As one of the oldest and largest celebrations of its kind in the country, First Night Saratoga is the most affordable, accessible, safe and exciting way to spend New Year's Eve in New York's capital region. With over 170 different performances from 6pm to midnight, this event is great for everyone from kids to couples who want a fun night out on the town!

  • Bennington Center for the Arts Front Page

    Announces Award wWnners at Art Opening

    By: Thomas Dyer - Sep 27th, 2017

    This past weekend The Bennington Center for the Arts held an opening reception for two fall exhibitions, The Collective Members’ Show and the Artists for the New Century. Awards were announced for Artists for the New Century as well as for the outgoing Laumeister Fine Art Competition.

  • Broken Box Mime Theater in Bennington Front Page

    Brooklyn Based Ensemble on Tap

    By: Chris Buchanan - Aug 15th, 2017

    Award-wining ensemble, Broken Box Mime Theater will host an Open Studio Share at the Bennington Center for the Arts on Sunday, August 27 at the conclusion of a week-long residency

  • Remembering Howard Frank Mosher Front Page

    Screening at the Bennington Center for the Arts on July 28th

    By: Jay Craven - Jul 14th, 2017

    Vermont novelist Howard Frank Mosher died on January 29th of this year. Filmmaker Jay Craven worked closely with the Northeast Kingdom writer since 1985, making five films based on his stories. Craven will be on tour this summer, screening his first Mosher feature film,“Where the Rivers Flow North,” and providing reflections on three decades of collaboration with the Northeast Kingdom writer.

  • Sylvia Stoner and Noah Palmer in Bennington Front Page

    Discussing Their Upcoming Gig

    By: Chris Buchanan - Jul 06th, 2017

    The Bennington Center for the Arts, in partnership with the Summer Sonatina International Piano Camp, presents soprano, Sylvia Stoner and pianist, Noah Palmer as the fourth concert guests in the summer music series, performing on Friday, July 14th.

  • Friday Night Concert Series Front Page

    Music in Bennington

    By: Chris Buchanan - Jun 14th, 2017

    The Bennington Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Summer Sonatina International Piano Camp, will be offering a diverse and exciting five-week Friday night concert series from June 23rd to July 21.

  • WAM Remounts Gunderson's Emilie Front Page

    Art Meets Activism in the Berkshires

    By: A. Jones - Apr 13th, 2017

    This past weekend WAM Theater closed out a re-mount production of Lauren Gunderson’s “Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet defends her life tonight”, and donated a portion of the proceeds to the Flying Cloud Institute in support of science summer camp scholarships for girls.

  • The Book Club by Karen Zacarias Front Page

    Comic Farce A Good Read at Hubbard Hall

    By: A. Jones - Mar 12th, 2017

    Kirk Jackson has succinctly directed a production of The Book Club by Karen Zacarias.

  • First Night Saratoga 2017 Front Page

    New Years Eve celebration of the Arts

    By: Chris Buchanan - Dec 01st, 2016

    First Night is the most affordable, accessible, family-friendly, safe and exciting way to spend New Year's Eve in the region. On Saturday, December 31st join over 15,000 revelers as Saratoga Art’s presents one of the oldest and largest First Night celebrations in the country. Starting with the 5k roadrace at Skidmore College at 5:30pm, culminating with fireworks in Congress Park at midnight and packed full of live music, dance, comedy and magic in between, this event will be a highlight of your outgoing year.

  • Madama Butterfly at Hubbard Hall Front Page

    Saying Goodbye to Hubbard Hall Opera Theater's Founding Artistic Director

    By: Chris Buchanan - Jul 26th, 2016

    Artistic Director of Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Alix Jones, talks to us about how small-scale opera started at Hubbard Hall, why is succeeded, and where it might go next.

  • First Night Saratoga 2016 Front Page

    Celebrating the New Year

    By: Chris Buchanan - Nov 06th, 2015

    Every New Years Eve different cities and towns host celebrations of varying caliber, but Saratoga outshines them all. This year marks their 20th anniversary.

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Front Page

    Wrap-up of Dorset Theater Festival

    By: Thomas Dyer - Sep 13th, 2015

    Tom Sawyer is a coming of age story that walks children into adulthood and also reminds adults what fun it was to be a child. DTF's rendition captured the magic of it all.

  • Hubbard Hall Opera Theater Front Page

    Takes Verdi’s Rigoletto by Storm

    By: Chris Buchanan - Aug 18th, 2015

    Verdi's Rigoletto is a tragic masterpiece and one of the top ten most performed operas in the world. It can exist on a grand scale, but at Hubbard Hall you will witness the human side of this production. The audience can feel the moving power that sometimes is only delivered in the most intimate of spaces as an exquisite pianissimo whisper.

  • Opera Is Coming to Cambrige, NY Front Page

    Rigoletto and Old Maid & the Thief at Hubbard Hall

    By: Chris Buchanan - Jul 25th, 2015

    Hubbard Hall Opera Theater offers up something for everyone with their summer season.

  • Capital Rep's Hamlet in Albany Theatre

    Bare-bones Take on a Shakespeare Classic

    By: Chris Buchanan - May 14th, 2015

    A troupe of solid actors takes the Albany stag at Capital Rep to provide a nail-biting and juicy performance. From the ghost's first walk to the final bloodbath, this fast paced modern and crisply spoken rendition illustrates the timelessness of all the plagues of humanity: murder, revenge, madness and love.

  • First Night Saratoga 2015 Music

    A Family Friendly, Alcohol-free Event

    By: Chris Buchanan - Dec 05th, 2014

    See over 70 performing acts in 30 different venues and celebrate a New Year full of arts in Saratoga Springs, NY! First Night is an American cultural event that has a tradition dating back to 1975 in Boston. Today there are about 45 cities around the country who participate in this type of celebration, including in this area, Burlington, VT; Portsmouth, NH; North Hampton, MA; Hartford, CT; Saranac Lake, NY and St. Johnsbury, VT.

  • The Secret Garden at Capital Repertory Theater Theatre

    A Great Way to Introduce Kids to Theater

    By: Chris Buchanan - Nov 30th, 2014

    When actors take the stage as musicians, there are some sacrifices to be made. Can Cap Rep pull off this balancing act between innovation and performance standards? Just barely.

  • Mozart and Puccini Come to Life at HHOT Music

    Grand Opera in Cambridge, New York

    By: Chris Buchanan - Aug 17th, 2014

    Le Nozze di Figaro and Gianni Schicchi play through August 24.“Gianni Schicchi” is a little known gem that you absolutely must go to see. As to "Nozze di Figaro", it is a long evening, but well worth it.

  • Two Operas for Cambridge, NY August 13 to 24 Music

    Gianni Schicchi and Marriage of Figaro at Hubbard Hall

    By: Chris Buchanan - Aug 04th, 2014

    Hubbard Hall Opera Theater presents Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Mozart's Marriage of Figaro with orchestra August 13 through 24. “We are so excited to be able to offer this kind of cultural opportunity to the people who live in this area,” says artistic director, Alix Jones. “The talent is really something you would come across in a metropolitan city, and you get it here, at a most unassuming location, at a fraction of the price!”

  • Doubt at Oldcastle Theater Theatre

    A Neat little Parable in One Act

    By: Chris Buchanan - Jun 17th, 2014

    Oldcastle actors make a good effort and interesting choices in John Patrick Shanley's award-winning play. The ever capable Christine Decker plays Sister Aloysius with a wry humor that makes her character more human, more likeable perhaps, and yet also more fallible.

  • Serenata Italiana Music

    Encore Performances by Hubbard Hall Opera Theater

    By: Thomas Dyer - May 24th, 2014

    HHOT takes a concert featuring music from powerful and familiar arias by Verdi and Leoncavallo, to popular songs by Tosti, Donaudy to Bennngton and Saratoga.

  • Of Mice and Men at Hubbard Hall Theatre

    A Steinbeck Masterpiece

    By: Chris Buchanan - May 13th, 2014

    The Theater Company at Hubbard Hall makes a good attempt at bringing life into the hardluck story of friendship between two migrant farm workers in this classic human parable.

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