Artbits-April 1, 2021

A COUPLE OF PERSONAL NOTES

It’s Spring! Time to get hoppy! Read more

CANCELLATION (AND RESTART) NEWS

Vermont daily coronavirus case counts spiked last Thursday. That broke the state’s one-day record and pushed the average test positivity rate back up. The majority of infections are in Vermonters under 30. All Vermonters 50 and up can now get vaccination appointments.

According to a New York Times study, most providers charge between $50 and $200 for COVID tests although 87% of the tests were billed for $100 or less so those 1.3 million tests appear to have cost over $100 million already. We still need a daily test that costs ten cents and gives results in ten minutes (and a way to collate those results). Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence features Janice Decooman, Patrick Murphy, and Claire Graham-Smith. Cambridge Arts Council’s Featured Artist is Zach Cohen. Cold Hollow Sculpture Park has begun getting the Park in shape. Read more

MORE PAINT

The MAG Virtual Social Sunday Program has free art kits and online instruction. Saint Albans Art Supply has over 77 Daniel Smith colors to choose from. Read more

MORE WORDS

The Milton Artists’ Guild workshop, Online Exquisite Landscapes: Writing Place in Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction, continues. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council will hold its regular board meeting and update via Zoom. SAC will also host a free Barn Quilt painting class with Marie Speer on Zoom. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

14th Star presents Bare Bones live. Twiggs may have someone live on stage. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

The Connor Rohrer Trio, the Virtual Open Mic, Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival with Jennifer Frautschi, Paul Neubauer, Edward Arron, Thomas Van Dyck, and Glora Chien, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Brett Gillen of the Blue Man Group, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, the Heliand Consort, and Mark Shelton all stream almost live. Read more

 

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