Artbits-January 23, 2020

MEETUP

The Milton Artist Guild Photography Group meets to share images for storytelling, critiquing, and also to talk about techniques, tips, and inspiration. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Jesse Agan, Laura Fedele-Rasco, the Nobby Reed Project (twice and one is a biggie), The Duel, Bethany & Troy, Joe Adler, Chris & Erica, Django Soulo, Cricket Blue, the Young Tradition Youth Commission, and a Roaring 20s Murder Mystery all appear live in a venue near you. Read more

JANUARY-FEBRUARY ART DEADLINES

The National Ceramic Competition, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads, and the Zeiss Photography Award have calls. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

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

 

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Artbits-January 16, 2020

ART YOU CREATE

The Montgomery Center for the Arts continues the Figure Drawing Workshop. Snow Farm Vineyard hosts Pebble Art. The Milton Artists’ Guild begins Live Model Mondays. Twiggs has Paint Nite: Essential Oil Diffusers Birch with Cardinals and Rose. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones, John Gratton, the Reid Parsons Duo, Andric Severance, Dominique Dodge , Troy Millette, Pattern Addict, Isaac French, Bob Gagnon, the Hubcats, Jesse Agan, Rushmore, Andy Hoadley, Dale & Darcy, Glass Onion all perform live 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-January 9, 2020

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Donna Blatchly, Arlene Jarvis, and Wayne Tarr with a free meet-the-artists reception. The NMC Gallery hosts wildlife photographer Sharon Radke in a solo show. Read more

BOOKS YOU CREATE

PTC Business Workshops hosts How to Publish Your Book with writer and book coach Paula Diaco. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writer’s Group will meet to share progress and discuss anything about writing, reading, publishing, and more. The SAC Art Journaling Group also meets with art journals, junk journals, art pages and more on the table. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Leadfoot Louise, George Murtie, the Blue Rock Boys, the Vermont Mandolin Trio, Chris & Erica, and Tim Howard all appear on a stage near you. Read more

LOOKING FORWARD

We wind up the preview of a new and busy year in the arts with a look at artists and the other major presenters. Read more

 

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Artbits-January 2, 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR

May your holidays be filled with friends and family and joy and the arts.

MANDO MIRVANA

The Vermont Mandolin Trio begins a new statewide tour. Matt Flinner, Jamie Masefield, and Will Patton bring bluegrass, jazz, and roots music. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Donna Blatchly, Arlene Jarvis, and Wayne Tarr with a free meet-the-artists reception. River Arts presents Thank our Farmers for the View with an Opening Reception and discussion. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Swanton Arts Council begins the year with a “sc(roll)work” class with Judy Paxman. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Art Journaling Group meets. The SAC will hold its monthly board meeting and update to help build a schedule for 2020. Read more

FILM

Film School at the Grind Cafe continues its 12-week term for kids, Making a Short Film for Youtube. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Jesse Agan, Carol Ann Jones, Jonathan Kaplan, Cooie, Paul Asbell, Chris & Erica, the Young Tradition Touring Group, Eleven, Chris Parker, and Nobby Reed all perform on a stage near you. Read more

LOOKING FORWARD

2020 will be another busy year in the arts with closer to 300 concerts, exhibits, recitals, and shows from more than 40 organizations. This week, we have info about upcoming Arts Council and Opera House events plus the Four Franklin County Festivals and our Town Band plans. Read more

 

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Artbits-December 26, 2019

MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR

May your holidays be filled with friends and family and joy and the arts.

ROARING INTO THE 20s

Last Night St. Albans celebrates the New Year with a one-night-only party spread throughout St. Albans City and Town. The day includes Paint & Sips, a children’s carnival, cheese and beer tasting, a glow party, snowman building, tea time, comedy hour, prohibition party, fireworks, the Gala, and more. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Montgomery Center for the Arts concludes the Figure Drawing Workshop in the LAB. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Eleven, Jason Corbiere, Wylie Shipman, Carol Hausner and Doc Kaplan, George Murtie, Pete’s Posse, Spintuition, Shady Rill, Dana & Sue Robinson, the Nobby Reed Project, Cozy O’Donnell, and Silver & Gold all take over stages near you. Read more

PASSAGES

We lost Vermont’s Grandfather of Rock and Roll, Jimmy T Thurston. He was just 78. Read more

LOOKING BACK AT THE YEAR

Franklin County artists and presenters had a busy 2019. We look in on the Arts Councils, the Franklin County Festivals and Libraries, and the Other Major Presenters. Read more

 

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Artbits-December 19, 2019

SCOTTISH FISH (IASG ALBANNACH)

Bidh Traidisean òg Vermont a ‘toirt seachad Eisg na h-Alba. The rest of the show is in English. Read more

ART FOR THE HOUSE

Snow Farm Vineyard hosts the Once Upon a Rock Craft Show with framed art, Santa ornaments, and more. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Finish up the year Cartooning with Mr. Brunelle at the Milton Artists’ Guild Art Center. Read more

FILM

14th Star hosts the Holiday Movie Night in The Room. You get to choose the movie. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones’ annual holiday, Jesse Agan, Chris & Erica, Andrew James, Ryan Sweezey, Troy Millette & the Fire Below, Aardvark 2.0, Django Soulo, Andy Hoadley, Fred Brauer, Eleven, Emma Back, and the Sixth Finger of Jazz appear live on a stage near you. Read more

DECEMBER-JANUARY ART DEADLINES

The seventh annual Shining a Light International Photography Contest, Young Artist Recognition Program, and the Sony World Photography Awards all have calls. Read more

ART SITE OF THE WEEK

Mark Shelton was live over the weekend with his first Facebook Live at Home Concert. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Eloquent Page hosts local author, poet, and photographer Jon Meyer reading from his book, Love Poems From Vermont. Read more

 

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