Category Archives: Editorial

Artbits-May 13, 2021

Cancellation, Restart, Fairs, Festivals. State of emergency, quarantine, mask mandate, registration. Perspective, federal guidance. FDA, Pfizer, Vermont Forward. Toby Fulwiler, Artist In Residence. Vermont International Performance Salon. Saint Albans Art Supply, MAG, Instagram for Artists, Caitlyn Kenney, How to Promote a Successful Event, Becca Webb, Rebecca Haas. Trevor Ryan Duo, Rough Suspects, King Me, Ron Gagnon, Fred Brauer, Tom Caswell, Carnegie Hall, Alexis Weissenberg,, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan, Russ Spiegel Quartet, Virtual Open Mic, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Raymond Nagem, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, David Briggs, Nobby Reed, Walt Delaney, Eric Belrose, Joseph Moore, Bob Mackenzie, Bob Weisburgh, Bruce Leclaire, Toni Basanta, Mark. Deborah Lee Luskin, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant, Roz Chast. Continue reading

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Artbits-November 19, 2020

Cancellation, Restart, Fairs, Festivals. State of emergency, quarantine, mask mandate, infection rates. COVID-19 bans, rules, mandates. MAG, artist pop-up, Cathy Laclair. AIR, gift card, holiday shop. Fairfax Arts Council. Andy Hoadley, Bryce Bachelder, Tom Caswell, Shane Murley, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Freddie Bye, Adrienne Z, Sammy Wetstein, Mark Shelton. Eloquent Page, Box Out. Continue reading

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Artbits-March 2, 2017

There is a call for the Waterbury Art Fest plus Cathy Bohannon, Mike Byers, Terry Rice and NMC on the wall. The Nobby Reed Project, the Bob Mackenzie Blues Trio, the Lunar Jazz Trio, and Carol Ann Jones perform. Tell It At Twiggs The Burlington Irish Heritage Festival continues. Karaoke Night comes to 14th Star. Tuesday is Town Meeting. Continue reading

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Artbits-February 16, 2017

Make-a-Wish seeks art. Artisans Market seeks artists. And we have calls for the Emerging Artist scholarship and a River Arts Exhibition. The February Art Walk takes over downtown. Carol Ann Jones (twice), Jenni Johnson, Nightrain, Erin Cassels-Brown, Cooie and Robin, Remedy, Will Patton, and Yankee Chank all have gigs. The First Brew Haha, a TNT Comedy Showcase, the Pets Love and Fashion Show, and the Winter Is A Drag Ball come to a stage near you. There are even Parenting Workshops. Continue reading

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Artbits-December 3, 2015

The Artist in Residence Cooperative Gallery may close at the end of the month, never to see 2016, unless we all make a miracle keep them open. The gallery has maybe its last free meet-the-artists reception. The Festival of Trees brings out music and art and trees. Nobby Reed Project, Close to Nowhere, Justin Panigutti, the Missisquoi River Band, the Opera House Christmas Concert, the Vermont International Festival all find stages. The Eloquent Page hosts two readings and book signings. Continue reading

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Artbits – February 27, 2014

J.P. Choquette discusses her new thriller. Photographer John Selmer of Westfield is on the wall. Venue offers Justice for all. We have calls for public art proposals and for portfolios to review plus a fine art competition and a collaboration of arts and poetry. Finally, my opinion of contests that hide their rules. Continue reading

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