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November 2008

November 26, 2008

Stunt Nite [106]

Stunt711/24/08: Rice Memorial High School's annual talent competition Stunt Nite has been pitting classes against one another since 1929.

Almost all of the 400+ private school students sing, dance, act and perform and the winners become legendary.

Who will take the prize this year?  Complete list of the winners on Blurt.

Eva attends their dress rehearsal to learn more about this unique tradition.

Location: Flynn Center, Burlington Vermont

Watch this video on YouTube here.

November 19, 2008

Tiny Houses [105]

Tiny_1 11/17/08: The tiny house movement is getting HUGE as Americans shrink their budgets and look for affordable alternatives to their Stuff Nation.

Peter King has been building tiny houses for years and hopes to teach others the basics of simple living.

Music:
Silent Mind, 2012 Here We Come, "I Want to Go Home"

LOCATION:
East Johnson, Vermont

Watch video on YouTube here.

November 12, 2008

VT Independence Convention [104]

Independence1 11/7/08: FREE VERMONT FROM THE EVIL EMPIRE! 

The Vermont Independence Convention, sponsored by The Second Vermont Republic, was held at the VT Statehouse in Montpelier on Friday.

Attendees discussed the possibility of VT seceding from the USA and forming its own republic.

Music:
Pete Sutherland and Friend
Bread & Puppet Band

Location: Vt Statehouse, Montpelier, Vermont

Watch this video on YouTube here.

November 05, 2008

Gory Daze [103]

Gory_13_king_blare 11/1/08: The 7th Annual Gory Daze parade takes over the deserted streets of White River Junction with a bagpiper, draft horses, a flame organ and hundreds of costumed participants.

What is it about WRJ that makes it so damn cool?

Music: The Pariah Beat

Watch on YouTube here.

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