Solar Power Talk

PV Revolution!
Wednesday March 15 at 7 p.m.
Richard Wolfson

Solar energy installations are sprouting up all over Vermont—especially photovoltaic systems that convert sunlight energy directly into electricity. In this talk Middlebury College Professor of Physics Richard Wolfson will give some background on the historical development and deployment of solar energy and then focus on the present-day boom in solar photovoltaics, especially in Vermont. Wolfson will also give a brief description of how these remarkable devices work, and take a look at the future of photovoltaic and other solar energy systems. READ MORE


First Wednesdays Talk

Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and the Music of 1911
Wednesday, March 1, 7 p.m.
Location: Town Hall Theater

Igor Stravinsky’s the Rite of Spring is widely considered the most influential composition of the twentieth century.  Pianist Michael Arnowitt examines this landmark work, as well as other pieces written in 1911 by Ravel, Schoenberg, Bartok, and Rachmaninov. NOTE:  this program will be held at the Town Hall Theater. READ MORE