Artbits-April 22, 2021

VIRTUAL MAPLE FESTIVAL

The Vermont Maple Festival is the annual celebration of maple syrup, the state’s first agricultural crop of the year. The Top-10, three-day, virtual event begins tomorrow and runs through Sunday. Read more

CANCELLATION (AND RESTART) NEWS

All Vermonters 16-and-over can now get vaccinated. The Vermont Forward plan rolls back most pandemic-related restrictions entirely by July 4 as long as Vermonters follow the five basic tenets of “universal guidance.” A number of our artists and venues are offering live music while others are booking for the summer. We have a little list. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Milton Artists’ Guild has in-store and online activities. River Arts hosts New Beginnings, the Vermont Watercolor Society spring show. There is always something new at the Artist In Residence. Read more

THEATRICALLY YOURS

The Vermont International Performance Salon opens with a Sunday Soiree and filmed performance pieces by artists from the United States, Canada, and beyond. VIPs will host a Zoom gathering of the artists. Read more

HANDS ON

River Arts hosts an in-person Sip n’ Slurry creative experience and the free monthly Clay Studio Chat with a ceramics challenge. Saint Albans Art Supply is growing by leaps and bounds. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Montgomery Center for the Arts asks painter Patrick Murphy to lead Take Me to the River: Exploring the Trout River Through the Arts, a live, in-person plein air painting workshop. Let’s play in the mud as Swanton Arts Council Concrete presents Hand Planters, another free art project. The MAG Virtual Social Sunday Program has free art kits and online instruction. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Public Art Network has started a GoFundMe page to support the replacement of three new art boards and other public art projects in Swanton. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones has room in the calendar for house concerts. On Tap offers the Fabulous Wrecks and Trevor Ryan live. 14th Star has the Wickmoore Jazz Trio live. Nectar’s presents the Al’s Pals SpringTime Invitational. Read more

TOURING THE MUSIC

The Young Tradition Vermont Touring Group launched its virtual world tour with social visits, shared music, and master classes, starting in Sweden at 9 a.m. and finishing on early this evening in Quebec City, Joliette, and Montreal simultaneously. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

The Eric Stern Trio, the Virtual Open Mic, Anna Butcher, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Raymond Nagem, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, and Mark Shelton all stream live. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Eloquent Page hosts Sara R Stewart for a book signing and discussion of Where Love Finds You and Falling Beyond Dreams. The Swanton Free Public Library is planning for summer and wants to make sure everyone has as many ways to visit the library as possible. Read more

 

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