Paramount Theater in Rutland has been part of the community for more than a century. ?Since 2013 the Theatre has been broadcasting live events from the world series to the 2016 presidential debates. ?Executive Director, Bruce Bouchard explains." />
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Posted Dec 09, 2016
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The Paramount Theater in Rutland has been part of the community for more than a century. Since 2013 the Theatre has been broadcasting live events from the world series to the 2016 presidential debates. Executive Director, Bruce Bouchard explains.
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra fosters music, arts and culture in Vermont. The VSO features orchestral, choral and chamber music, but encourages an appreciation for all music. Executive Director, Ben Cadwallader, joins Eric Clemons at VCFA to discuss VSO performances and education programs.
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More than 20 million Americans cope with vision loss, and that number is growing due to baby boomers reaching retirement age and beyond and higher survival rates for premature babies, many with multiple disabilities. Paul Schroeder of American Foundation for the Blind discusses efforts to be sure that technology is accessible to this population.
Schroeder stated, "Vision loss...can be very tough and it is difficult for people to adjust to. Most people lose their site... as they are aging."
Visit American Foundation for the Blind at www.AFB.org.