Artbits-May 9, 2024

FESTIVALS!

The third annual Kingman Fest free outdoor block party and concert offers Jesse Agan and Morgan Myles perform hits from Bon Jovi, Journey, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Chris Stapleton, Aerosmith, Queen, Def Leppard, Heart, and more, all for a good cause. Island Arts presents the Grand Isle County Music Festival. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Franklin County Art Show showcases Franklin County student artwork at Collins Perley. The Montgomery Center for the Arts hosts the semi-annual MES Student Spring Art Show. Cold Hollow Sculpture Park has selected Stephanie Cardon as the 2024 Artist-in-Residence. The Vermont Abenaki Artists Association features carver, basketmaker, and pyrographer John Hunt. Read more

CALLS FOR ARTISTS and THESPIANS

St. Albans Pride Corps seeks local LGBTQ+ talent for the June festival. The Opera House in Enosburg Falls is calling performers to audition for Annie. The Northern Vermont Artists’ Association annual June Show seeks member works. Online submissions are now open for Interpretive New England. Read more

HUMANITIES

The Vermont Humanities Council discusses Lois Lowry’s dystopian novel The Giver and Wallace Stegner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Angle of Repose. UVM professor Jay Garvey talks about the Ecology of Queer and Trans People in Education. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Bryan Memorial Gallery hosts the two-day Flowers, Light, and Color in Painting workshop led by Michael Walek. The Brick Store offers classes in Letterpress Printing with Christa. Social Sunday continues at the Milton Artists’ Guild. Franklin County Photogs with Harry Goldhagen hosts a virtual Zoom group. Read more

COVID NEWS

COVID-19 cases and statewide hospitalizations fell again but most of the hospitalizations were in Franklin County. One more Vermonter died of the virus. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Karaoke and Open Mic Night plus Troy Millette and the Fire Below (twice), Stewart Foster, Jerborn, Sibling Reverie, Nighthawk, Josh Panda and Peter Day, Staircase 24, the Dirty Looks Band, Mark Daly’s Madaila, Cricket Blue, Jonny Wanzer, Alex Duval, Marlon Fisher, Alex St. Louis, Comedy Wolf’s Max Higgins, the Smokey Newfield Project, Beg, Steal or Borrow, Double Shot, the Duo with Maggie, Bare Bones, the Duncan McLeod Band, the Heavy Nettles, Phil Graziano, Jesse Agan all appear live at a venue near you. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band, the 24th annual Franklin County Quilt Show, and Mark Shelton are almost live in Franklin County. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

With the theme of No Rules. Just Read, this week is Children’s Book Week. Read more

 

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