Called “one of the greatest of all soul singers” by The New York Times, Bettye LaVette brings her signature sound to St. Johnsbury Academy’s Fuller Hall on Friday. “The Great Lady of Soul,” as she’s known, performs with her band following a solo opening set by legendary blues and jazz guitar…

Session Americana, a collective of Boston’s finest American roots players and a favorite of central Vermont audiences, having performed twice at Goddard College, brings its multi-talented performers to the Barre Opera House at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, for an evening of great standards an…

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its …

I happen to be an avid poker player. I love the game. Every Friday night, I sit around a table with another six or seven men — a collection of good, hard-working characters — to play three Texas Hold ‘em tournaments. Poker, I believe, is very much like life — sometimes you win, sometimes you…