Artbits-June 24, 2021

MEETING THE HOUSE

The live Meeting House on the Green Summer Concerts continue with Rusty Bucket. The homegrown string band evokes the tradition of New England kitchen tunks and back-porch pavilions of Appalachia. Read more

RESTART NEWS

Summer Sounds begins on July 11 and there is live music all around right now. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Jeffersonville Art Jam continues with demos, live music, lectures, food vendors, and artists’ booths. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

MAG hosts Painting with Alcohol Inks with Catherine Putzier. River Arts has Wednesday Night Live. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Better Angels in the Snow, the Duncan MacLeod Trio, Uncle Jimmy, Eleven, the Fabulous Wrecks (twice), Cooie, the Buck Hollers, Ryan Hanson, John Gratton, Blues for Breakfast, Rusty Bucket, Squirrel the Band, Bad Horsey, the Old Man Garage Band, George Murtie, Mimi Magyar, Joel “Veena” Eisenkramer, Carol Ann Jones and Jon Sochin, Dale & Darcy, and the Citizens Concert Band all perform live and in person. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

Makayla Forgione, John Bartus, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, Leonard Bernstein, Lauren Bacall, and Mark Shelton stream almost live all week. Read more

 

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Artbits-June 17, 2021

MAKE (LIVE) MUSIC

Musicians of all ages and experience will take to the porches, public parks, pickup trucks, and sidewalks around the state as part of the International Make Music Day with events planned in St. Albans and more. Read more

RESTART NEWS

Gov. Phil Scott lifted all remaining state COVID-19 restrictions on Monday. Area restaurants and venues are offering live art and music but there is still a caveat. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Free Little Art Galleries are popping up across the country. Jeffersonville Art Jam continues with free events. The Montgomery Center for the Arts has the annual summer Front Porch Art Forum. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

The Milton Artists’ Guild will host Painting with Alcohol Inks with Catherine Putzier. River Arts pottery instructor Jude Prashaw hosts an in-person Sip n’ Slurry. Master storyteller Susanne Schmidt leads the Moth-style Storytelling Workshop. Read more

FILM

A documentary film shows how Twiggs survived the pandemic. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

A House on Fire, Shane’s Apothecary, King Me, Richards & Murphy, Shake, Jim Branca and Tom Buckley, Bettenroo, Barbie n Bones, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton, Laura Fedele-Rasco, Phil Graziano, Jerborn, Max Creek, Cozy O’Donnell, Sean & Gerry, Along Came Jones, Queen City Hot Club, and the Nobby Reed Project all perform live on different stages around the area. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

The Manny Echazabal Quartet, John Bartus, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, Leonard Bernstein, Sheila Armstrong, Janet Baker, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, and Mark Shelton all stream almost live from somewhere in the electronic world. Read more

 

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Artbits-June 10, 2021

RESTART NEWS

Summer Sounds begins its 30th season of outdoor concerts with Mark Shelton on Sunday, July 11. The Blue Paddle begins live music June 10. Cold Hollow Sculpture Park will reopen on June 12. Jeffersonville Art Jam starts June12. Ten live Meeting House on the Green summer concerts begin June 12. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Vermont has adopted the CDC Guidance for masks. River Arts holds its first in-person event in over a year, a Gallery Open House for the Vermont Watercolor Society. Cold Hollow Sculpture Park reopens. The Jeffersonville Art Jam starts on Main Street with artist demos, live music, lectures, food vendors, and artists’ booths. Read more

MORE PAINT

Montgomery Center for the Arts is having a Gallery Paint In at MCA-Kelton Hall. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts seeks crafters, artists, and more for the Art Walk. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Vermont has adopted the CDC Guidance for masks. A Mystery Singer, Sticks and Stones, the Jolly Roger, Bob Gagnon, Troy Millette (twice), Discover Jazz, the Will Patton Quartet, A2VT, Andre Maquera, the Paul Asbell Quintet, the Nobby Reed Project, Kyle Stevens, Sean Jarvis, Arthur James, Eric Bushey, Beg, Steal or Borrow, Uncle Jimmy, Carol Ann Jones and Jon Sochin (twice), Bella’s Bartok High and the Mighty Brass Band, Dave Miller, and the Citizens Concert Band all play live around the area. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

The Carlos Puig Quartet, the Virtual Open Mic, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, the Beatles Rooftop Concert, Herbert von Karajan, the Berlin Philharmonic, Slava Rostropovich, Anderson-Gram, The Davis Brothers Garage Band, Mark Shelton, and Xaver Varnus all stream almost live. Read more

 

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Artbits-June 3, 2021

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Barbara Flack, Tessa Hill, and Martha McGinn. Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery hosts Gail Salzman’s new solo exhibit with an opening reception. Visions of Vermont Gallery has the Northern Vermont Artist Association’s 90th anniversary June Juried Show. Read more

RESTART NEWS

The Abbey Summer Music Series and the Arrowhead Friday Night Live Music and Buffet both resume. Phil Scott lifted the 10 p.m. curfew on restaurants and bars but most businesses don’t have the staff to stay open. The state is in stage three of the Vermont Forward plan. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

The Swanton Arts Council workshop videos are online and some kits are still available. BCA offers in-person youth and adult programming. Dennis Lucas leads Take Me to the River: Exploring the Trout River Through the Arts. The Opera House will hold a Virtual Art Camp. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

The Cambridge Arts Council profiles several NVAA artists including Kathleen Berry Bergeron online. St. Albans Community Arts wants musicians for Make Music Day. The Swanton Public Art Networks will hold a virtual information meeting. Read more

WIN THIS PHOTO

The monthly Claire Payne Photo Contest includes a Hummin’ Bird and a Baby Owl this month. People’s Trust will draw one lucky voter to win a canvas print of the winning photo. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Bad Horsey, Chris & Erica, the Rough Suspects, David Miller, Fred Brauer, Tom Caswell, and the Nobby Reed Project all perform live on different stages this week. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

The Latin Jazz Orchestra, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Adam Erdossy of the Blue Man Group, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, the Oleo Romeos, Anna Netrebko and the Vienna Philharmonic, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Jason Corbiere, Jenni Johnson & the Jazz Junketeers, Bob Post, and Mark Shelton all stream almost live. Read more

MURDER ON THE FIRST TUESDAY

Historian Jill Mudgett covers Murder in the Vermont Woods: A Story About Race, Class, and Gender in the 19th Century for the VHC. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Eloquent Page hosts Glenn Fay Jr, for a book signing for Vermont’s Ebenezer Allen. Chris Bohjalian’s newest book is also now in the store. Read more

 

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Summer Sounds, 2021

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Artbits-May 27, 2021

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Swanton Arts Council offers String Art Take & Make Kits for adults and teens at the Swanton Free Public Library. The Opera House will hold a Virtual Art Camp this summer. Read more

RESTART NEWS

Celebration of Expressive Arts begins the season this Sunday. Gov. Phil Scott said that full reopening of the state could happen as soon as June if 80% of eligible Vermonters have at least one dose of a vaccine. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Milton Artists’ Guild made sand ball ornaments at Social Sunday. Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery hosts Gail Salzman’s new solo exhibit, Shapes & Variations. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts is looking for anyone who wants to share their love of music for Make Music Day in Downtown. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Nobby Slim & Kent, Shallow and Pedantic, John Geno, Eleven, the Nobby Reed Project, the Rough Suspects, Eric Bushey, Fred Brauer, CEA favorite Matt Crowley, and Katlin Parenteau all appear on stage live. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

The Latin Jazz Orchestra, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, the Oleo Romeos, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Sir Georg Solti, Itzhak Perlman and the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Jason Corbiere, Prince with 3rdeyegirl, and Mark Shelton all performed almost live online. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

Historian Jason Barney returns to the Eloquent Page for a book signing for Hidden History of Franklin County. Read more

 

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