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Sheldon Museum: Will Amidon – “Breadloaf and Battell Wilderness Through the Laser Lens”


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Middlebury College Geology Professor Will Amidon will discuss a new technique to visualize landscapes using high-resolution topographic images of Earth’s surface. Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) collects data by firing a laser from an aircraft and using the reflection to estimate land surface elevation at a spatial resolution of roughly 1 m.

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Producer: Henry Sheldon Museum

Opera Company of Middlebury Presents A Conversation with Shalom Goldman


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Hosted by Jorge MartinTuesday, November 19, 2019Unity Hall, Congregational Church, Middlebury, Vermont

Shalom Goldman co-authored the libretto and wrote the vocal texts for the opera Akhnaten, composed by Philip Glass.
Akhnaten was broadcast live in HD by the Metropolitan Opera, New York City, Saturday, November 23 to theaters around the world.

Opera Company of Middlebury Upcoming: June 2020: The Maid of Orleans by Peter Tchaikovsky

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Crowdsourced Cinema: Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Four Middlebury-area groups contributed to this remake of the classic Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark. Produced by Northampton Community Television in the summer of 2015. Due to audio copyright issues, it could not be posted on our Youtube channel. To view the film, click on the link below:

Green Mountain Club: Hiking Mt. Meru & Kilimanjaro


[/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end] Join Cecilia Elwert as she takes you through her nineteen-day trek to Mount Meru, the fifth highest mountain in Tanzania, and the warm up trek, 19,340-foot Mount Kilimanjaro. She took side trips to Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park, and highlights time among the locals: planting trees, meeting a rifle ranger in Arusha National Park, singing with school children, and hiking with their outstanding guide, Yusuf. [/ezcol_2third_end][ezcol_1third]
Producer: Jill Vickers