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Joe Milliken
Aug 8 2017 - 10:13am

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - British rock legends UFO offer up their first ever covers album, paying homage to a dozen of their personal favorites! The Salentino Cuts includes several unexpected choices such as Mad Seasons's “River Of Deceit,” John Mellencamp's “Paper In Fire,” and Bill Withers' “Ain't No Sunshine” alongside more traditional but nonetheless thrilling versions such as The Yardbirds' “Heartful Of Soul,” ZZ Top's “Just Got Paid” and lots more!

Joe Milliken
Aug 1 2017 - 5:45pm

CHESTER, VERMONT - This article originally appeared in The Message For The Week, November, 2007

There is a coach at Green Mountain Union High School in Chester, by the name of Robert "Stretch" Gillam, who has been a positive influence on young athlete's lives for nearly 50 years. Yes, he is truly a coach for the ages. Currently in his 48th season as a high school basketball head coach, and his fourth with the Chieftains of the Marble Valley League, Gillam recently notched his 600th career win with a thrilling, 2-point road victory over Leland & Gray High School in Townshend, Vermont.

Joe Milliken
Jul 23 2017 - 8:02pm

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - Now in their 48th year of making music, the legendary King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. As well as standard tickets, the band's label, DGM, also has announced sale of VIP Royal Packages, limited to just 60 per show. Details can be viewed at the label's interactive and recently redeveloped website,

Joe Milliken
Jul 11 2017 - 4:21pm

Putney, Vermont - Next Stage Arts Project has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, as one of 89 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) "Our Town" projects selected nationwide from some 274 eligible applications. NEA Chairman Jane Chu announced the 89 awards totaling $6.89 million supporting projects across the nation through the NEA’s Our Town program.

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Aug 18 2017 - 6:05pm

PUTNEY, VERMONT – Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present contemporary folk singer/songwriter and comedienne extraordinaire Cheryl Wheeler, plus Americana duo Willa Mamet and Paul Miller, at Next Stage on Saturday, September...