Artbits-May 23, 2019

LINKS!

We’ve added links to the great music series around the County to the weekly ArtBits. Read more

SUMMER!

The 17th annual Farewell Reunion returns to Grace Church with the Jason Anick Acoustic Trio and Beg, Steal or Borrow. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Vermont’s 26th annual Open Studio Weekend gives us the insider look at hundreds of Vermont artists and craftspeople at work. See how the magic happens. The event begins the summer season during Memorial Day Weekend each year. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Paint Nite: Tranquility V with artist Diane Kingston. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writer’s Group meets at the Swanton Free Public Library to talk about anything in writing, reading, publishing, and more. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Bethany Conner and Troy Millette, S.A.S., Chris and Erica, Sierra Polley and Trevor Contois, Sean Ashby, Rough Suspects, the Nobby Reed Project, Carol Ann Jones, Barbie N’ Bones, Gabe Roberts, Rough and Tumble, and Ron Prigat are all live on a stage near you. Read more

MAY-JUNE ART DEADLINES

The NVAA June Juried Show is fast approaching. The second annual competition Mayor’s Photo Competition needs lakes, rivers, and waterways. Read more

 

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Artbits-May 16, 2019

FINDING THE BIRDS

The Friends of Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge host the Wildlife Refuge Opening Reception and Art Show to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day and highlight the birds of the Refuge and their habitats. Read more

MAYOR’S PIX

Mayor Tim Smith and St. Albans Community Arts will hold the second annual St. Albans Mayor’s Photo Competition. The theme for the 2019 competition is “Lakes, Rivers, and Waterways.” Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

The Milton Artists Guild hosts the monthly ArtBiz Peer Support Network at the MAG. E.D. Jessie Swetel and artist Corrina Thurston host the low key, friendly environment to seek wisdom from other business owners. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers, Bark for Life, Justin LaPoint, the VT Bluegrass Pioneers, AliT, the Lloyd Tyler Band, the Bayrats, Bob and Val, Southbound, Nobby Reed, Phil Graziano, Roger Pidgeon all have gigs. Read more

CALL FOR THESPIANS

The Opera House will host a Summer Musical Information Night and Open House for Music Man, followed by auditions for the summer musical. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

 

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Artbits-May 9, 2019

THE FINAL VERMONT SHOW EVER

Higher Ground presents 8 0 8 4 with special guests the Conniption Fits in the last chance to party with the legends as they celebrate their 36 year career. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts hosts its monthly Community Arts MeetUp. The Swanton Arts Council Art Journaling Group meets. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Seth Yac’s World Gone Wrong String Band, the All Bob Dylan Open Mic Night, Carol Ann Jones, Darcy & Dale, the Trevor Contois Band, Chris & Erica, the Aardvark 2.0, Boom City comedy, Shane Murley Band, Stefani Capizzi all perform nearby. Plan ahead for the VT Bluegrass Pioneers and the Farewell Reunion. Read more

CREATIVE ECONOMY

The arts and cultural sector contributed almost $764 billion to the U.S. economy. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

 

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Artbits-May 2, 2019

TRADITIONS

The 2019 Young Tradition Vermont Festival continues through Saturday in Burlington. This week includes concerts by Genticorum, Martin Hayes, Pete’s Posse, a tribute to Martha Pellerin, and the Young Tradition Contest Finals and Showcase. Read more

CALL FOR ARTISTS

The Missisquoi Wildlife Refuge wants two dimensional media of birds or anything related to the landscape that helps birds in their migration, all for the annual art show. Read more

ART FOR THE HOUSE

The Artist In Residence hosts a Stitch & Sip Fundraiser and a chance to learn. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Arlene Jarvis, Martha McGinn, Holly Spier, and Wayne Tarr. The NMC Gallery hosts photographer Christine King in a solo show. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Montgomery Center for the Arts continues the Figure Drawing Workshop. Meta Strick begins the 2019 Sunday Afternoon Art Workshops. Twiggs hosts Paint Nite: Design a Sign–Love You Mom. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council will hold a Board Meeting and Updates. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Pojazz has Will Patton and Barry Reis, Karen Henderson, and Tony Whedon. Insider with Prohibition, Dale and Darcy, Ryan Sweezey, S.A.S, Jon Gailmor, Revolver have gigs. The 17th annual Farewell Reunion returns to Grace Church. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

 

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Artbits-April 25, 2019

THE REASON FOR THE SEASON (WITH MAPLE)

The 53rd Vermont Maple Festival this weekend brings a new schedule and a bucketful of events for the first (and sweetest) outdoor festival of the year. There is maple galore, the huge parade, more arts, events indoors and out, more music, and more entertainment. Did I mention more maple? Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Sweet Maple Sugaring with Paint Nite and artist Diane Kingston. Read more

DANCE

Electric Youth Dance presents a Year End Showcase at the BFA Performing Arts Center with the Competition and Yellow and Red Company teams. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The Young Tradition Touring Group continues its tour in metro New York and New Jersey. Spider Roulette, O’hAnleigh, Sean Ashby, Shake the Band, BFA Comedy Improv, the Phil Abair Band, the Electric Youth Dance Company, the Jay Taylor Band, Morgan Myles, Fiddlers, Fiddlers, and more Fiddlers, Dark Horse, the Christine Malcolm Trio, Bethany Conner, S.A.S., the Old Man Garage Band, the Will Patton Ensemble, Beaton-Plasse, Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves, Le Vent du Nord, Troy Millette all appear on a stage near you. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

Jennifer Cyr returns to the Eloquent Page for a book signing for Honu Meets Kiyaya. Read more

 

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Artbits-April 18, 2019

THEATER

MVU presents The Addams Family, a New Musical Comedy, in the Trahan Theater. The Enosburg Opera House puts on King of Glory, a Community Passion Drama. Each has a three-day run. Read more

ART FOR THE FUTURE

The AIR Gallery has reached is capital campaign goal. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Paint Nite: Impressionist Monet Water Lilies. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council offers an Introduction to Zentangle. Doodling has a name! Who knew? Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers, Graziano, Schofield & Slim, S.A.S., Nobby Reed with The Houserockers, Chris & Erica twice, Bob MacKenzie Blues Trio, John Howell, the Young Tradition Touring Group, Troy Millette, and two benefit events — Jammin’ for Jim with Chris & Erica and Friends and Breathe Vermont with Jamie Lee Thurston and Quadra — all take to a stage. The 16th annual Young Tradition Festival tickets are available now. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Eloquent Page hosts writers Jennifer Cyr and J.P. Choquette. The Traveled Cup has a Launch Party for Ms. Choquette’s seventh thriller. Read more

 

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