Artbits-March 21, 2019

FILM

The Green Mountain Film Festival celebrates 22 years of screenings with New Music at the Movies composed by Vermont students. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Swanton Arts Council presents the fourth annual Spring Youth Art Show. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Paint Nite: Luna Lit River. Snow postponed this event last month. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writer’s Group meets at the library. The SAC will hold a Spectacular Planning Meeting. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson, the 14th annual Rock Show, Sean Jarvis, Chris & Erica, Ali T, the Music of the Rolling Stones, the Nobby Reed Project, NightHawk, Prydein, and 4 Sheets to the Wind perform on different stages around the area. Read more

MARCH-APRIL ART DEADLINES

We have calls for the Sappy Art Show, the Ann Whitford Paul award for picture books, and the Wergle Flomp. Read more

ART PAGE OF THE WEEK

Michael Flatley, eat your heart out. Read more

 

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Artbits-March 14, 2019

ART ON THE WALLS

The southernmost city is well known for its location (Havana is closer than Walmart) and for people living on the hook. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Paint Nite: Design a Sign with artist Diane Kingston. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

The Swanton Arts Council presents Dabbling with Alcohol Ink, hosts an Artist Gathering, gets you started on your Junk Journal. Read more

ROTARY EXPO

Rotary Club of St. Albans opens the 27th annual Home & Recreation Expo. You might be planning a house concert with Michael Flatley. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The O’hAnleigh, the Sounds of Sergio, Squirrel, Bobby Chevalier, Cooie, Eric George, Darcy, Dale & Neil, Uncle Jimmy, Young Tradition Vermont, Benedict Koehler and Hilari Farrington, Yanks in the Attic with Joe Flood, Fiddleheads with Sarah King, S.A.S., the Missisquoi River Band all perform on different stages. Read more

CREATIVE ECONOMY

The monthly Entrepreneur’s Breakfast Group meets. Read more

MARCH ART DEADLINE

The Sappy Art Show returns to The Village Frame Shoppe during the 53rd Vermont Maple Festival with a call for all maple-themed visual media. Read more

5,626 WORDS

A Word A Day has gone to logophiles in 171 countries for 25 years. There have been unanticipated words, unpredictable words, electrifying words, and even omphaloskeptic words. Read more

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Artbits-March 7, 2019

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Cathy Bohannon, Janice Decooman, Annette Hansen, and Lori Niederer with a free reception. The NMC Gallery hosts painter Rita Myers this month. Painter Claudette Eaton is the featured artist of the month at the MAGical Gallery. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Montgomery Center for the Arts continues a Figure Drawing Workshop. Twiggs and Once Upon a Rock host Pebble Art with Jean Ferguson. Mike Barkyoumb shows how to Paint With Watercolors at the Library. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts hosts its monthly Community Arts MeetUp. The SAC Art Journaling Group has moved to the Swanton Free Public Library. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Chris & Erica, S.A.S., the Modifieds, Sierra Polley & Trevor Contois, Scott Martell with the Anton Umber Trio, the Young Tradition Touring Group, the Will Patton Ensemble, Lady “A” and The Bluesfuze Duo, Cricket Blue, Laura Heaberlin and Taylor Smith, the Heritage Winds all perform and it is Emoji & Nikki’s Big Birthday Weekend. Read more

CREATIVE ECONOMY

SCORE hosts Digital Marketing Strategies for Growth. Artists should attend. Read more

 

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Artbits-February 28, 2019

ART YOU CREATE

Twiggs hosts Paint Nite: Frosted Tulips with artist Diane Kingston. Read more

ART FOR YOUR BRAIN

Studio Place Arts hosts What is Art? a “highly visual” VHC discussion. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts is exploring an ongoing local arts event similar to the Art Along the Hudson Guide. The Swanton Arts Council holds a Board Meeting with Updates. Read more

FILM

14th Star Movie Nights continue in The Room with a choice between Wayne’s World, Shrek, or Austin Powers. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The Wickmoore Jazz Trio, Carol Ann Jones, Sean Jarvis, Django Soulo, Jeff & Gina, Chris Parker, Sean & Gerry, Trevor Contois with Rosie Newton and Michael Lawler, Yankee Chank, Big Night, and Ponyhustle all perform. Read more

MARCH ART DEADLINES

We have calls for RHS Photographic Competition, Astronomy Photographer of the Year, the Youth Art Show, the Emerging Artist Award, and the Edwin Church Award for Young Writers. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

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Artbits-February 21, 2019

ART FOR THE HOUSE

The March Basket at the Artist in Residence with themed art, gifts, wearables, and more. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

Milton Artists’ Guild hosts a reception for new E.D. Jessie Swetel. The Swanton Arts Council Writer’s Group meets. Model citizens gather for Live Model Sketching. Read more

MMMM, BREAKFAST

The Friends of the Opera House and Lincoln Lodge 78 have a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser. Read more

STORYTELLING OPEN MIC

Northwest Public Access has the first Storytelling Open Mic at the studio. The theme is “See It Everywhere.” Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

BFA Improv, Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson, Chris and Erica, S.A.S., the Christine Malcolm Trio, the Hubcats, the Rock and Roll Playhouse, Tim Brick, EJ Edmonds, AJ Hapenny, Sarah Martin, and Ed Waugh, Nobby Reed and Missisquoi Slim, MissMay Day, and the Island Band all take to stages. The Monthly Blues Jam will launch. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

 

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Artbits-February 14, 2019

GIFTS

Give a gift of art. Read more

CREATIVE ECONOMY

The Entrepreneur’s Breakfast Group meets at Cody’s Cafe to focus on Effective Goal Setting. And breakfast. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Montgomery Center for the Arts continues a Figure Drawing Workshop in the LAB at MCAKeltonHall. The Swanton Free Public Library hosts Painting with Acrylics with artist Timothy Harrison. Twiggs hosts Five Friends with Paint Nite with local artist Carrie Tatro. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Love Ballads Karaoke, the Bob Mackenzie Blues Band, Young Tradition’s late showcases, Sean Jarvis, Arthur James, Cooper and Lavoie, St. Paul’s Praise Band and the Smokey Newfield Project, Mackenzie & Missisquoi, and Shake the Band all take to stages from here to Montreal. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

ArtBits has library events in and around Franklin County. Read more

 

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