Artbits-January 25, 2024

CALL FOR ARTISTS

The Sappy Art Show is open to Vermont all artists, aspiring artists, and young artists. This year’s theme is Totally Eclipsed by Vermont Maple. The Maple Sugaring Amateur Photography Contest wants amateur Vermont photographers. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Traditional storyteller and musician Jesse Bowman Bruchac has produced several albums of Abenaki music and has opened for the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, and at Woodstock ’94. The Collins Perley Sports and Fitness Center hosts the 2024 District Art Show. The Bryan Gallery in Stowe John MacDonald’s painting Stillwater. Read more

ART FOR SALE

14th Star Brewing Company holds the weekly Maker’s Market with local crafters and makers. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Milton Artists Guild hosts the Glow Paint and Sip–Northern Lights with Sylvia as a BYOB event. River Arts hosts the in-person, January Sip n’ Slurry: Folded Handle Mugs with Chiara Keeling. Awaken Yoga and Creative Arts Studio offers a Sea Turtle (Black Light) Paint Party. Bent Northrop Memorial Library has Ben Raymond to spark creativity for Adult Painting with Acrylics. Read more

HUMANITIES

The Vermont Humanities Council has a busy week with a discussion of Gastronomy: Novels about Food and Culture featuring The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones plus a discussion of Last Night at the Telegraph Club, the Vermont Reads 2023 book by Malinda Lo. Amanda Gustin presents Justin Morgan’s Horse: Making an American Myth. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

The Milton Artists Guild has two workshops this week. Social Sunday continues free weekly art classes at MAG. Lisa Cannizzaro begins the Art of Pressed Flowers. Highgate Library & Community Center hosts Needle Felting with Carolyn Kittell. Read more

COVID NEWS

Hospitalizations continue to rise as they have since late summer. There were 59 more hospitalizations and six deaths statewide this week. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Cooie DeFrancesco sings twice, Blue Northern, Natural Selection, the Dirty Looks Band, Matty and Me, Sanctuary, the Duo, Ryan Sweezy and the Midnight Walkers, David Miller, Justice 3, Tim Fitzgerald, Blue Heron, David Karl Roberts, and the Lady A Blues Band all perform live and there’s Karaoke and Open Mic Night, all at a venue near you. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

Virtual music continues with Mark Shelton, the Tyler Mast Band, the 2023 Farewell Reunion Concert, the Youth Commission, Pascal Gemme, Jazz Premieres of new compositions performed by Tom Cleary, Brian Boyes, Kyle Saulnier, Jeremy Hill, and Dan Ryan. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

The Traveled Cup features Let’s Be Pigeons by Ernie Hemingway with illustrations inspired by St. Albans. Read more

 

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