Artbits-August 10, 2023

BIG MUSIC WEEKS

The Big Music Weeks of Summer celebrate Open Farm Week as Summer Sounds continues in Highgate and some of our friends play multiple gigs. Read more

SOUNDS OF SUMMER

The 32nd year of Summer Sounds concerts continue at home in Highgate with the North Heroes. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Bryan Memorial Gallery’s online segment Legacy: The Artist’s Collection features Susan Bull Riley with Vermont Twilight and other paintings. A Retrospective Looking Forward–the Art of Aida Whedon has opened at the Montgomery Center for the Arts. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Milton Artists’ Guild hosts Summer Cocktails, another Neon Night glow-in-the-dark paint and sip with Sylvia Oblak. Read more

DANCE

Island Arts continues community dancing in Easy Folk Dancing for All Ages with Leslie Alpert. Registration is now open for the Ballet School and Northern Vermont Ballet’s 21st season. Read more

HUMANITIES

Join the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association in the garden for the Abenaki Word of the Week. The Abenaki Nation and Swanton Rec host a Cornhusk Doll-Making Workshop with Donna Toneatti at Corn Fest. Island Arts begins the Art of Conscious Communicatons with Kim and Bob Muncil. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Social Sunday continues at the Milton Artists’ Guild Art Center with free weekly art classes for families. Read more

COVID NEWS

COVID cases and hospitalizations are rising nationwide and Vermont hospitalizations are up. The numbers seem small but not to the people in the hospital. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones (twice) with Will Patton, Rockin’ Ron Gagnon (twice), two times the North Heroes, Mark Shelton, the Dirty Looks Band, Julia Parent, fresh from her Field Days triumph, the John Lackard Blues Duo, the Fabulous Wrecks, 90¬†Proof, the Free Range Band, Barbie-N-Bones, the Logger, Rusty Dewees and the Fiddler Patrick Ross, Ms. Lee Fan Club Concert, Fabian Rainville, the Nobby Reed Project, Cooie Sings with Adlai, the Cerutti-Reid Duo, Sarah and Peter Bowley and Tami Shearer, Champlain Voices, B-Town, Tinus Smallus, Blue Heron, Bad Horsey, Mad Mojo, Renee Laroche-Rheaume, the Enosburg Town Band, Conor + the Wild Hunt, Dave Roberts, and the Citizens Concert Band all perform live at a venue near you. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

Joseph Bruchac, Saratoga Springs’ first Poet Laureate, has received the Academy of American Poets Poet Laureate Fellowship Award. Swanton Library has two book club meetings: the Library Book Club with Cheryl Messier and But I Progress. Read more

 

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