OA 104 Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

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Out & About
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104
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Take a trip through time when we visit the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, and discover how Franklin Fairbanks’ fascination with weather resulted in one of the region’s most trusted forecasting centers.

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Resources and Links

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium Website

Fairbanks Museum Facebook Page

History of Fairbanks Scales

Detailed weather forecasts from Fairbanks Museum Eye on the Sky

 

See more pictures from filming at the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

Bobby Farlice-Rubio - Educator at Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium:

OA 104 3D Underwater Archaeology

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Out & About
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104
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3D Underwater Archaeology
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Dive under the waters of Lake Champlain near Charlotte, Vermont with a team of nautical archaeologists investigating an early 20th century sunken canal boat to discover what new 3-D imaging can tell us about the waterfront’s 1880s boom times.

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http://video.vpt.org/video/2329890275/?starttime=93000&end=375
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OA 104 Forging History

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Out & About
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104
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Forging History
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Step back into the 16th century to fire flintlock muzzleloaders when we introduce you to an Acworth, New Hampshire gunsmith who has forged a family business out of his love of history and predilection for tinkering with all things mechanical.

 

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http://video.vpt.org/video/2329890275/?starttime=389000&end=853
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OA 104 Retirement on the Vine

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Out & About
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Retirement on the Vine
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Enjoy a glass of wine with a couple who have decided to spend their retirement years learning how to nurture and blend cold-climate grapes from their own, young vineyard on Vermont’s Grand Isle into award-winning wines.

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http://video.vpt.org/video/2329890275/?starttime=866000&end=1067
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OA 104 Chess on Ice

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Out & About
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104
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Cross the border into Bedford, Quebec with two brothers whose love of an ancient sport is beginning to take hold with competitors of all ages and abilities when we learn about burning, bumping, sweeping and all the strategies involved in curling.

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http://video.vpt.org/video/2329890275/?starttime=1210000&end=1541
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Met Live in HD - Francesca da Rimini

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Met Live in HD - Francesca da Rimini
Date: 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 12:00 pm
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Town Hall Theater
Address: 
68 South Pleasant Street
City, State: 
Middlebury, Vermont 05753
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VPT sponsored
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Met Live in HD - Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini

Sponsored by:


Opera Company of Middlebury
Middlebury, Vt.

For more information: http://www.ocmvermont.org/upcoming_events/

 

VPT is media sponsor.

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Met Live in HD - Wagner's Parsifal

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Met Live in HD - Wagner's Parsifal
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Saturday, March 2, 2013 12:00 pm
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Location: 
Town Hall Theater
Address: 
68 South Pleasant Street
City, State: 
Middlebury, Vermont 05753
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VPT sponsored
Description: 

 

Met Live in HDMet Live in HD - Wagner’s Parsifal

Sponsored by:
Opera Company of Middlebury
Middlebury, Vt.

For more information http://www.ocmvermont.org/upcoming_events/

 

VPT is media sponsor

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Met Live in HD - Verdi's Rigoletto

Event Title: 
Met Live in HD - Verdi's Rigoletto
Date: 
Sunday, February 24, 2013 12:45 pm
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Location: 
Town Hall Theater
Address: 
68 South Pleasant Street
City, State: 
Middlebury, Vermont 05753
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VPT sponsored
Description: 

 

Met Live in HDMet Live in HD - Verdi’s Rigoletto

Sponsored by:
Opera Company of Middlebury
Middlebury, Vt.

For more information http://www.ocmvermont.org/upcoming_events/

 

VPT is media sponsor

Featured Event: 
Yes

OA 103 Movie in a Minute: Politics

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103
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Movie in a Minute: Politics
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In Celebration of the Inaguration, Collin Parker takes a look at the 1976 classic, All the Presidents Men.

Collin has been the movie critic for examiner.com and at Essex Cinemas in Essex, Vermont, and Cumberland 12 in Plattsburgh, New York, since 2009. In ‘real’ life, he is the Marketing Director at The Essex Resort & Spa. Follow him on Twitter at @popcollin.

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http://video.vpt.org/video/2327793824/?starttime=1263000&end=1357
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More of Collin's top political movies:
1776
The American President
Dave
Fahrenheit 9/11
Lincoln
The Manchurian Candidate
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Thank You for Smoking
The West Wing (TV series)

OA 103 Inspiring David Budbill

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Inspiring David Budbill
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Walk and talk with poet/playwright David Budbill to learn what inspiration he draws from his surroundings as we visit with him in his mountaintop home in the southwest corner of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.
 
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http://video.vpt.org/video/2327793824/?starttime=1379000&end=1538
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Resources and Links

David Budbill's Website

Copper Canyon Press

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