Category Archives: Poetry

Artbits-July 14, 2022

Fairs, Festivals. Vaccination, booster, registration. Big Music Weeks of Summer. Summer Sounds, Mark Shelton, Highgate Arena, Captain Radical, Flower Power, Elvis, gospel. Dan Rockmore, What Happens When Machines Learn to Write Poetry. A Stitch in Time, Beth Burgess. Art Nook, Gathering of the Realms Renfaire. Big Deal Fundraiser, Artist in Residence, MAC Center for the Arts, Milton Artist Guild, Swanton Arts Council, Vermont Dance Alliance, Vermont Stage. Junk Journal Workshop, Faith Dubois. Flower Fairies Mermaids, Janet Dimick Soavi. Songwriting, Mike Lewis. Social Sunday. She Was Right, Soulshine Revival, Dirt Road, Dave Miller, John Gratton, Robin Gottfried, Lazar Dad, Mitch Jeff, Rough Suspects, Madeleine, Jeff Anderson, Sohyun Ahn, Eun Hee Park, Ryan Hanson, Duo, Terry Fiske, Wayne Laroche, Old Man Garage Band, Carol Ann Jones, Will Patton, Mad Mojo, 90 Proof, Bettenroo Duo, Twangtown Paramours, Bon/Fire VT, Cooie, Adlai, Troy Millette, Fire Down Below, BlackWolf, Enosburg Town Band, Laura Fedele-Rasco, IncaHOOTS, Bare Bones, Citizens Concert Band. Young Tradition Vermont, Vermont Folklife Center, VFC. Lynda Bouchard, The Witches Three Count on Me. But I Progress. Ada Limón Limon, poet laureate. Continue reading

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Artbits-April 21, 2022

Fairs, Vaccination, booster, registration. Vermont Maple Festival. Vermont, highest rate, Franklin County. Soul Work, Crissie Kovacs. Take and Make Kit, Barbara Flathers, April Sip n’ Slurry Clay Whistles Shakers. Vermont State Parks call. Painting Atmospheric Landscapes, Rosalie Sidoti, Sparkle and Shine, Gary Eckhart. Swanton Writers’ Group. Poetry Slam, 8084, Carol Ann Jones, Jon Sochin, Chris Erica, She Was Right, Peter Wayne Burton, 90 Proof, Vermont Burlesque Festival, Foxy Tann, Medianoche, Johnny Cash Tribute, Julia Parent, Troy Millette, John Bartus, Battle of the Bands, Great Vermont Bluegrass Band, Mark Shelton. Utopia Apocalypse, Jim Schley. Continue reading

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Artbits-April 7, 2022

Reopening, Vaccination, booster, registration. National Poetry Month. Sarah Stromeyer, October Palace, Jane Hirshfield. Gary Eckhart, Value of Values, Quilt, Joan Shortsleeve, Metalsmithing, Cathy LaClair. Barbara Flathers Intro Wheel, Open Studio Figure Drawing, nude. Bethany Connor, Dark Star Project, David Miller, Men Motion, Rough Suspects, Mitch Devon, Solaris Vocal Ensemble, Joe Agnello, Timberline, Troy Millette, Sample Sets. John Bartus, Adrienne Z, Tim Janis, Mark Shelton. Kerry Wood basket-making. Aaron Goldberg, Jeff Potash, Burlington Lost Mural. Trisha Esden, Art of the Decoy. Weekly Writer’s Club. Continue reading

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Artbits-October 7, 2021

Restart, Festivals. Reopening, Vaccination, registration. Island Arts Gallery call for art. Cold Hollow Sculpture Park, David Stromeyer, foliage. Self Portraits in Drawing and Painting, James Rauchman. Art Journaling Group. Vermont International Film Festival, VIFF, independent. Jesse Agan, Shane’s Apothecary, House on Fire, Nighthawk, Carol Burnett, Cooie Adlai, Abbey Fall Party, Chris Issy, Suffragist Reenactment Society, Kathryn Blume, Sarah Mell, and Julia Sioss, Dead Sessions Lite, Annie, Hedonists, Cozy O’Donnell, Vaughn Watson, Stephan Conrady, StorySLAM, Shake, Nobby Reed. Continue reading

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Artbits-April 29, 2021

Cancellation, Restart, Fairs, Festivals. State of emergency, quarantine, mask mandate, registration, guidelines. Young Tradition Festival. Vermont Forward. Jessica Labonte, D. Edwards Smith. Vermont International Performance Salon. Milton Artists’ Guild Caitlyn Kenney, Virtual Social Sunday, Recycled Paper Making, Emma Percy. Genealogy of Happiness. John Geno Kevin Connelly, Duel, Craig Mitchell, Prince, Eleven, Karen McFeeters, Bonfire, Goon Green Quartet, the Virtual Open Mic, Anna Butcher, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Dan Cooper, Blue Man Group, Raymond Nagem, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, Mark Shelton. Kindness. Continue reading

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Artbits-February 25, 2021

Cancellation, Restart, Fairs, Festivals. State of emergency, quarantine, mask mandate, registration, vaccination. New sites appointment times. Dairy, Maple Festival. I AM 2021. Starry Night. Shanta Lee Gander, Lucy Terry Prince, Bearing Witness. Trenton Klaz Trio, Virtual Open Mic, Rita Maranda Brown, Andrew Bresnahan, Gus La Casse, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Isaac Eddy, Blue Man Group, David Briggs, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, Lightwood Duo, Mark Shelton. Flash Fiction, Out of the Shadows, Cancer Unwrapped Contest calls. Continue reading

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