Category Archives: Creative Economy

Artbits-November 9, 2017

Saturday is Veteran’s Day. There’s a annual Craft Show, an annual Art Show, and Rock Art Fun. The Second Friday Dance Social has mini-lessons. Saving Our Waters will be screened and discussed. The Truth Is Way Out There is a benefit mystery dinner theater. Daniel Rahilly and Ty Cicia, the Ellen Powell Trio, and Sean Jarvis play separate gigs. The Vermont Creative Network Summit concludes. Continue reading

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Artbits-November 2, 2017

Steve Boal, Patrick Murphy, Shanna Ratner, Pam Krout-Voss and David J. Griggs exibit. Viva Las Artes! has wine, food, and an auction. Swanton’s Got Art and there is Pimp My Pint. The Swanton Arts Council board meets. It’s Vermont vs. Hollywood on screen. The Nobby Reed Project, Chris & Erica, the Bob Mackenzie Blues Trio, Jamie Lee Thurston, the Johnny Cash Tribute Show, the Gibson Brothers and the Vermont Bluegrass Pioneers all have gigs. The Advance Singer/Songwriter Contest and an Open Mic take stages. There’s a public hearing on Vermont’s most pressing rural issues. And there are books. Continue reading

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Artbits-September 14, 2017

Corliss Blakely invites us into her studio. River Arts hosts a gallery opening. Ryan and Slim, Insodoodler, Leno & Young, Bardela, Justice, Graziono, Slim & Schofield, Close to Nowhere, Kat Wright, Red Baraat, the Brothers Comatose, Zach Nugent’s Dead All Stars, Prof. Fairbanks, the Old Man Garage Band, Ryan Sweezey, Thunder Kittens, No Left Turn, Bad Horsey, Trey Anastasio, and Grace Potter all have gigs. ArtBits goes to the library. Continue reading

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Artbits-August 31, 2017

The Big Music Weeks of Summer wrap up on Labor Day and we have a wrapup of Summer Sounds. Gypsy Wind, Isaac French, Mark LeGrand, the Jeff Salisbury Band, Tim Brick, Chris & Erica, Bethany Conner, Keeghan Nolan, Troy Millette and Dylan Gombas, Kylie Live, Will Patton and Mark Struhsacker, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton, 5J Barrow, and AWTB perform. Anita Michele Parah and Judy Paxman, the NVAA, Mark Doremus, Pam Fiaschetti, Natalie LaRocque, Martha McGinn, and Sandra Ferland all exhibit art. NEFA hosts a webinar creative economy. Tyrone Shaw to read from his new book. Continue reading

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Artbits-February 2, 2017

Will the arts be represented? Swanton wants to know. Artists Barbara Colgrove, Ann Levy, Patrick Murphy, Eric Smith, and Sally Tarr have shows. The Swanton Arts Council has two get-togethers. There is an evening of bird tales, a dance and story telling. The Nobby Reed Project twice, Chris & Erica, Jeff Shelley, Carol Ann Jones, and Molsky’s Mountain Drifters all appear on stage. Continue reading

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Artbits-December 15, 2016

Made in Vermont art, a canvas print sale, and a gallery all mean holiday art. Carol Ann Jones,
Jenni Johnson, Nightrain, the Stragglers Live, Justice, Dave Richardson, Sean Casey, plus The Christmas Revels, an Irish Session, and Young Tradition Vermont are all on stage. We have calls for the Creative Communities Exchange, a photo contest, writers and filmmakers, and two art exhibits. Continue reading

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