Artbits-September 1, 2022

BIG MUSIC WEEKS

The Big Music Weeks of Summer wind down this week as we travel a bit to find the live shows in 11 Towns. Read more

SOUNDS OF SUMMER

The 31st year of Summer Sounds concerts offered an eclectic mix of new and familiar performers every Sunday evening on the Highgate Arena lawn. Highgate Recreation Program Coordinator Jes Bombard plans to have a couple more local bands next year. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Jennifer Buckner, Toby Fulwiler, Patrick Murphy, and Meta Strick with a live reception at the gallery. Read more

PANDEMIC NEWS

The FDA authorized updated vaccine booster shots from Moderna and Pfizer that target the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants. Vermont’s COVID-related fatalities increased to 11 this month for a pandemic total of 707. Vermont may have the lowest COVID death rate in the nation but the pandemic has still killed three times more Vermonters than crashes have. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Swanton Arts Council hosts Stampin’ Up! Cards with Barb in the Maker Space of the library. The class is free but pre-registration is required. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

River Arts has September Open Studio Figure Drawing plus Clay Bootcamp with Heather Stearns. Read more

IN THE SAC

The library is closed on Monday for Labor Day so the Swanton Arts Council monthly Board Meeting will be postponed. Read more

HUMANITIES

The Vermont Humanities Council presents Did the Supreme Court Just Hobble the Administrative State, a digital presentation with Meg Mott, Aaron Kisicki, and Steph Hoffman. Osher begins ten new weekly programs with Bees Besieged with Bill Mares. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The 100th Champlain Valley Fair, a Recovery Block Party, Eleven (twice), the Phil Abair Band with Keeghan Nolan (twice), Julia Parent, Dan Parks, Mark Steffenhagen, Kyle Stevens, Maple & Hanson, the Mullets of Rock, 90 Proof, moe, Amerikana Blue, Al’s Pals, the Wormdogs, the Seth Yacovone Band, Aerolites, Green Mountain Freight, Bob Recupero, Bethany Conner all perform live on a stage near you. Read more

 

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