Artbits-May 23, 2024

SUMMER MUSIC

Music is in the air as three big series start their summer seasons this weekend: the Farewell Reunion Concert, the Summer Concerts on the Green, and Celebration of Expressive Arts. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Bryan Memorial Gallery features Camel’s Hump, an oil by Brian Hewitt. The Vermont Abenaki Artists Association features painter and multimedia artist Francine Poitras Jones. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

River Arts hosts the in-person, May Sip n’ Slurry: Textured Button Planter with Chiara Keeling as the pottery twist on a Paint n’ Sip. Read more

AWARDS

Northwest Access TV earned a national Best of Overall Excellence as a Public, Educational, and Government Access Center award. Read more

FESTIVALS AND SHOWS

The Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi annual Memorial Day weekend Heritage Celebration has the Blackhawk Singers, dancers Dan Shears and Takara Hansell, and more. Read more

HUMANITIES

The Saint Albans Museum opens for the season with the Chwarelwyr (Quarrymen) exhibition by Carwyn Rhys Jones. Mitch Wertlieb hosts a Saint Albans Community Picnic. Historian Howard Coffin discusses Vermont Women and the Civil War. Actor David Mills portrays Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Dare to Dream. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

The Milton Artists’ Guild has three workshops. Laurie Thompson leads Paint Pouring–Ring Pour Technique. Social Sunday continues with free weekly art classes for families. Tina Lesperance concludes the Workshop for those with Dementia and their Caregivers. Read more

COVID NEWS

COVID-19 is still here but the way it is reported is changing. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Karaoke and Open Mic, plus Rockin’ Ron Gagnon (twice), Sergio Torres, the John Lackard Blues Duo, the Lloyd Tyler Band, Jonny Mop, McMaple, Last Kid Picked, Slightly Used, Becky Tracy and Keith Murphy, the All Night Boogie Band, the Nerbak Brothers Band, Rehab Roadhouse, Al’s Pals, Dan & Sean Jarvis, Cooie and Adlai, the Blue Rock Boys, Eric Bushey, Cliff Crosby, Michael Bjella, Sabina Perkins, Bella and the Notables, Roger Giroux , George Murtie, Beg, Steal or Borrow, Mark Shelton, Justin Dennis, the Miller Trio Jeanne Miller, JD Miller, Will Miller, David Karl Roberts, and Ethan Sawyer all appear live at a venue near you. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

Alice Martin, author of the Wolf Warrior series, will sign her books at the Eloquent Page. Read more

 

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