Artbits-September 12, 2019

ART FOR THE WALLS

Michael Domina and Red Barn Studio will host the second of two, three day workshops, Making Art at the Red Barn with several easy techniques in watercolor or acrylic. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Northwestern Medical Center Gallery hosts painter and photographer Sandra Ferland in a solo show of free form abstracts on synthetic paper in alcohol ink. The Saint Albans Museum has extended the exhibit, The Last of the Hill Farms. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Pebble Art with Jean Ferguson Twiggs and Paint Nite: Camping under Galaxy Stars with Diane Kingston. Read more

ART AS A BUSINESS

The Milton Artists’ Guild holds the ArtBiz Peer Support Network, a low key, friendly environment to seek wisdom. Read more

FISH FILM

The Year of the Salmon, filmed by Swanton Arts Council at the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, premieres at the Welden Theater with an After-Party at Mill River Brewing. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Dan Jarvis, Ryan Sweezey, Shake, Tim Brick, the Blue Rock Boys, Chris and Erica, O’hAnleigh, Beg, Steal or Borrow, the Kowal Family, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Jes & Jakob, the Blackberry Bushes, the Thunder Kittens, No Left Turn, Carol Ann Jones and the Superchargers, S.A.S., Elisa and Mara, All That Band, Toni Basanta, and Uncle Jimmy all take to a stage near you. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The new IMHO Conversation Club and more, Carleton Young with Voices from the Attic, and Harry Goldhagen with Green Mountain Sapsuckers bring words to life. Read more

 

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Artbits-September 5, 2019

MAKING A SPECTACLE

The Swanton Arts Spectacular takes over Swanton Village Park with live music all day, fiddle demos, writers to meet, art and art demonstrations, pancakes, barn quilting, a free dinner, fireworks, and the spectacular Pet Parade. Read more

ART FOR THE WALLS

Rain barrels! Local artists will paint rain barrels for your bid at Mill River Brewing in a Friends of Northern Lake Champlain event for fun and a good cause. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Last chance. Women’s Work Is Never Done at MCAKelton Hall closes after a successful run. The Artist In Residence Gallery features Jake Levin, Patrick Murphy, and Trish Vaillancourt at a free meet-the-artists reception. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Swanton Arts Council hosts an Intro to Resin Molding with Janet Soavi. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts holds its monthly Community Arts MeetUp. SAC will hold its monthly board meeting and update. The Art Journaling Group meets. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

It’s a busy week with five nights of music at Twiggs. Look for Bob Gagnon, Tim Howard, the Buck Hollers, Chris Parker, the monthly Blues Jam, S.A.S., the Nobby Reed Project, Bobby Cee, Cooie, Dan and Sean Jarvis, Full Share, Paul Asbell, AmerikanaBlue, the Stragglers, the VT Bluegrass Pioneers, Joanna Marsden and Katelyn Clark, Jamie Lee Thurston, and Steve Gagner dancing, all on a stage near you. Read more

 

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Artbits-August 29, 2019

There is one more Big Music Week of Summer as our friends continue to play around the County and around the State. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Town of St. Albans has installed an Art Wall at the Bay, beside the concrete dock. Check out the art and paint more “if you feel so moved.” Read more

ART YOU CREATE

SAC hosts Beginner Colored Pencil Class with Corrina Thurston. Meta Strick offers Intro to Polymer Clay Techniques. Twiggs has Paint Nite: Summer And Fall Partner Painting. Read more

PLAN AHEAD

Michael Domina and Red Barn Studio will host the three day workshop, Making Art at the Red Barn, in September. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The Starline Rhythm Boys (twice), the Dave Keller Trio, Stand Up Comedy, the Vermont Music Showcase, Michael Albee, Roy and the Wrecks, the Nobby Reed Project, Nobby Reed and Missisquoi Slim, the Jeff Salisbury Band, Sean Jarvis, Bob Recupero, Homebrew, Paul Asbell, and Scott Aaron Martell all appear on a stage somewhere near you. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

ArtBits features weekly links to library events in and around Franklin County. Read more

 

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Artbits-August 22, 2019

The Big Music Weeks of Summer draw to a close with performances in eight Towns. Read more

SUCCESSFUL SUMMER SOUNDS

The 29th season of Summer Sounds brought exceptional performances “from away” with groups rarely heard here in Franklin County as the regular season came to an end last weekend. Read more

THE BOOK OF ZOO

The sixth Summer Evenings with Vermont Treasures continues with Dave Rosane & the Zookepers plus special guests the Oleo Romeos in an extraordinary benefit for area libraries. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Granite Museum features the Northern Vermont Artist Association Fall Show. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writer’s Group meets. SAC hosts a Beginner Colored Pencil Class with Corrina Thurston. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

S.A.S. (twice), Shake the Band (also twice), Carol Ann Jones and the Superchargers, Full Circle, Ed Schenk, Roy & The Wrecks, Nobby Reed and Missisquoi Slim, DJ-Heartbeat, Kyle Stevens, Emma Back, Owen Luke, the Blue Rock Boys, Rough Suspects, the Dixie Six, Close to Nowhere, the Old Man Garage Band, Love Me Bradleys, Tess Beemer, Heather Ross, and the Starline Rhythm Boys all perform live. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Eloquent Page hosts a release party for writer Jason Barney’s new book, Northern Vermont in the War of 1812. Read more

 

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Artbits-August 15, 2019

The Big Music Weeks of Summer continue. Summer Sounds wraps the 29th year of concerts plus shows in eleven Towns. Read more

STILL SUMMER!

O. C. McCuin & Sons concludes the 29th year of Summer Sounds concerts in Highgate with the return of Elvis, our old friend Mark Shelton. We have no idea how many stars to expect. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Vermont Adult Learning and NCSS present the 3rd annual Art Show featuring local artists aged 14 – 22. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Nicole Gadouas hosts a Lake Champlain Pebble Art Class which includes two matted pebble art. Twiggs hosts Moonshine Mountains with Paint Nite and artist Diane Kingston. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

Milton Artists’ Guild meets at the MAG Center. Swanton Arts Council hosts two Depot Campfires. MAG also hosts the ArtBiz Peer Support Network. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Nobby Reed (thrice), Chris & Erica (twice), the Tenderbellies, Rusty Bucket, Left Eye Jump, Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers, the Blue Rock Boys, Lloyd Tyler, Gold Tooth Gator, Dan and Sean Jarvis, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton, Jorge Garcia Herranz, Cooper & Corn, Bethany Conner, Kai Jamil, Tom Castonguay and Scott Martell, Andre Maquera, James Thacker, MVU Music Alumni, Missisquoi Slim, the Old Man Garage Band, Rushmore, Fiddleheads with Yasi Zeichner, the Meat Packers, the Young Tradition Touring Group with Pete Sutherland and Oliver Scanlon, Cozy O’Donnell, the Marty Project, the Starline Rhythm Boys all appear on a stage near you. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

ArtBits features weekly links to library events in and around Franklin County. Read more

 

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Artbits-August 8, 2019

The Big Music Weeks of Summer continue with Summer Sounds plus shows in 13 towns. Montgomery has art, books, film, and more. Read more

ALL THE FOLK OF SUMMER

O. C. McCuin and Sons continues 29 years of Summer Sounds concerts in Highgate with Anderson-Gram for an easy-going blend of folk, country, and bluegrass, that paints pictures of everyday life. Read more

TREASURE THE TROUBADOURS

The Meeting House on the Green continues the sixth year of Summer Evenings with Vermont Treasures with David Mallett in his first appearance. The Maine troubadour, songwriter, and recording artist has become an American folk classic. Read more

ART FOR THE WALLS

Michael Domina begins the first of two Making Art at the Red Barn three day workshops to demonstrate “several easy techniques in watercolor or acrylic to complete a painting to be proud of.” MCAKeltonHall hosts a Paint & Sip Fundraiser with Patrick Murphy. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Montgomery Center for the Arts hosts the multi-media show Women’s Work Is Never Done with an opening reception and vernissage. The Vermont Army National Guard has issued the St. Albans Photo Challenge. St. Albans’ Artist in Residence Gallery and Milton’s MAG Art Center & Gallery have news! Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Art Journaling Group meets at the Swanton Free Public Library. Read more

FILM

The Double-E presents an encore showing of the Grateful Dead at Giants’ Stadium. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Anderson-Gram, S.A.S. (twice), Duncan MacLeod, Wylie Shipman, the Resonators, Tim Howard, Chris & Erica, the House Rockers, Dennis Fox, Sergio Torres, Jeff & Gina, the Nobby Reed Project, Girls Rock Vermont Showcase, Yang Bao, Nathaniel Hintz, Mark Shelton and the Jailhouse Rockers, the Vermont Jazz Ensemble, Beg Steal or Borrow, the Enosburg Town Band, the Brevity Thing, Starline Rhythm Boys, Tom Caswell, and the Citizens Concert Band, plus Affectionately Yours: A Bassett Finds A Forever Home, and stand up comedy all take to a stage nearby. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

Montgomery Center for the Arts hosts the third annual Montgomery Late-Summer Writers Workshop with Tony Whedon in MCAKeltonHall. Read more

 

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