Artbits-November 15, 2018

THE GREEN OGRE IN MUSIC

The BFA-St. Albans Theater Company presents Shrek the Musical in a three-day run as Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey face dragons, swamps and themselves on their journey to Lord Farquaad’s castle in Duloc. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Swanton Arts Council hosts a Holiday Paint & Sip at the American Legion Green Mountain to paint a sap bucket. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist in Residence Gallery has a new raffle. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writer’s Group will meet at the Swanton Free Public Library. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers, TNT Comedy, The Duel, AmerikanaBlue, Phil Graziano, Chris & Erica, Justice, 8084, the Johnny Cash Tribute Show, Rushmore, and a special Celebration of Expressive Arts for Bob & Becca’s 50 Years Together take stages around the area. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Eloquent Page has Stephen Russell Payne to read from and sign Life On A Cliff. Read more

 

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Artbits-November 8, 2018

ART ON THE WALLS

The Swanton Arts Council’s art show, Emotion Speaks, opens with a reception in the Swanton Free Public Library. Read more

ART TO BUY

Milton Artists’ Guild kicks off their 14th annual ArtFest in a free Gala with music and refreshments. The annual Opera House Craft Fair has talented local artists, artisans, and crafters. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Jean Ferguson’s Pebble Art 5×7 Frame. Jeff’s Maine Seafood has Paint and Sip Vermont. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

The MCA holds its quarterly Directors Meeting. St. Albans Community Arts hosts its monthly Community Arts MeetUp. The SAC Art Journaling Group has a new date and new location. SAC also has the Book Publishing Options workshop. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Justice, Livingston Taylor, Arthur James, John Smyth and Jenn Croteau, the Starline Rhythm Boys, the Blue Rock Boys, Oisin Mac Diarmada and Daithi Gormley all have gigs and there is an Adult Prom. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

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Artbits-November 1, 2018

ART FOR THE HOUSE

St. Albans celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery with an art auction and reception in City Hall. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Montgomery Center for the Arts has a Paint&Sip fundraiser with Pat Murphy at MCA-Kelton Hall. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Ed Gagne, Gillian Ireland, Claire Payne, and Shanna Ratner with a free meet-the-artists reception. The Northwestern Medical Center Gallery hosts Eric Smith in a solo show. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Annual Governing Body Meeting will be held at the Swanton House of Pizza. SAC hosts Write Your First Novel with JP Choquette. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The Nobby Reed Project (twice), the Duel, Jamie Lee Thurston, Tom Pearo, Blue Fox, Barbie-N-Bones, the Oleo Romeos, the Starline Rhythm Boys, Chris Parker, Troy Millette, Rusty Bucket and the Schroons all have gigs in different venues. Read more

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Artbits-October 25, 2018

ART YOU CREATE

Free Studio Fridays conclude. The Grind Cafe hosts the Evening Fall Paint-n-Sip. Twiggs has Paint Nite: Birch Tree. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

Cambridge Arts Council has the Halloween Sidewalk Parade. Swanton Arts Council has the next workshop, Creating Your Best Artist Statement. Read more

FILM

14th Star Movie Nights are back with a poll to choose the movie they will screen. Northwest Access TV presents another terrifying Northwest Nightmares Film Festival. Read more

CALL FOR THESPIANS

The Opera House at Enosburg Falls will hold auditions for the Best Christmas Pageant Ever. The roles include 25 kids and 17 adults. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Starline Rhythm Boys, Gypsy Wind, Sean Jarvis, Roy and the Wrecks, Chris and Erica, the Will Patton Trio, Justice, Matt Crowley, Pat Farmer, and Elizabeth Martin, Liam O’Connor and John Blake, Troy Millette, and the 20th annual Advance Music Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Contest all take a stage near you. Read more

 

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Artbits-October 18, 2018

ART YOU CREATE

The Grind Cafe hosts a Fall Family Paint’n’sip. Nelly’s has a Paint Your Own Pumpkin tutorial. Twiggs hosts Paint Nite: Walk in the Fall Forest. Read more

ART FOR THE WALLS

St. Albans Community Arts and St. Albans City have the Great Milk Can Art and Photography Reception and Auction. The Chamber of Commerce Mixer is at the Artist in Residence Gallery. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writer’s Group meets at the Library. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson, the Balladeer & the Bluesman, Cooie DeFrancesco, Ryan Sweezey, Squirrel, Sean Jarvis (twice), Gypsy Wind, and Beg, Steal or Borrow plus Boom City Improv, Comedy Thursday and the Blue Jean Ball all take to stages around the county. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

 

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Artbits-October 11, 2018

A MILESTONE

According to our blogging software, this week marks the 500th edition of ArtBits.

RUMORS

The Opera House At Enosburg Falls presents Neil Simon’s Rumors in a three-day run. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Free Studio Fridays continue in the Claire Payne Studio, open to artists to get together and work. Read more

ART NEWS

The Artist In Residence Gallery has undertaken a Capital Campaign to purchase their building. You can help! Read more

ART FOR THE WALLS

The Northwest Farmers Market in Taylor Park includes art, crafts, and local food for sale. Read more

IN THE SAC

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

ON STAGE LIVE

The Jolly Rogers costume party, Chris & Erica, the Tom Caswell Blues Duo, Jesse Taylor, Shake the Band, Will Patton and Mark Struhsacker, High Def, and Social Band appear in different venues and there is a VYOA Rug Concert. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Eloquent Page hosts Swanton writer Walt McLaughlin for a book signing. Read more

 

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