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November 2009

November 25, 2009

"New Moon" at the Majestic [153]

11/19/09: Six theaters were sold out for Thursday's midnight premiere of The Twilight Saga: New Moon at the Majestic 10 in Williston.

A line that stretched around the building began earlier that day at 5pm. Twi-hards waited in the cold for hours to be the first to see New Moon.

New Moon sold a record number of midnight tickets totaling $26.27 million - this surpasses both Harry Potter and the Dark Knight.

New Moon cost 50 million to produce and in 4 days has grossed $285 million worldwide.

Music: Bad Flirt, "St Valentine's Day Massacre"

November 18, 2009

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) [152]

11/13/09: Chittenden Solid Waste District's (CSWD) Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) processes about 180 tons of single stream recyclables a day and over 42,000 tons of recyclables in a year.  See what happens to your recycling in a behind the scenes look at the MRF on the weekend of the 12th Annual America Recycles Day.

Music: Annemieke Spoelstra, Toccare, J.S. Bach Toccata in E Minor, BWV, 914

November 11, 2009

Green Mountain Hounds [151]

11/8/09: The Green Mountain Hounds carry on the illustrious tradition of fox hunting with a modern day twist - instead of hunting actual foxes, the hounds trail the scent of anise.

Music:
Renaissonics, Carols for Dancing, "Gaytas," "Fum, Fum, Fum"

Location: Charlotte, Richmond, VT

November 04, 2009

VT Horror Fest [150]

10/30/09: The 2nd Annual Vermont Horror Fest frightened a sold out crowd Friday at the Outer Space Cafe.

Two local directors, Mike Turner and Owen Mulligan and a recent Hollywood transplant, Rob Schmidt, entertained the crowd with their terrifying films.

VT author and folklorist Joseph Citro told ghost stories to get the crowd in the Halloween mood.

Locations: Outer Space Cafe, Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, Vermont

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