Category Archives: Poetry

Artbits-February 23, 2023

Vaccination, booster, registration. Annette Roach, Gnome Craft, Black Light Paint Pizza Party, Neon Moon, February Sip n’ Slurry, Paint Your Story, Jude Prashaw. UVM COVID Testing Clinic. Cases hospitalizations unchanged. Around the World with Mary Alden, Barbados, Caribbean. Homeschool with the Bryan. Poems Around Town. Osher, Caroline Tassey, Esther Sumner Damon, Last Revolutionary War Pensioner. Vermont Humanities, Stono Rebellion, Damian Costello, Civic Participation, Paraguay, Cristhian Fretes Ojeda, Youth Agriculture, Sarah Monteiro, People’s Tongue, Ilan Stavans. Social Sundays, Mixed Media, Sheri Howe. Third Shift, Chris Erica, Sticks Stones, WD-40, Staircase 24, Chris Lyon, Duel, John Geno, Kevin Connelly, She Was Right, Julia Parent, Troy Millette, Mark Shelton. Regional writers. Eloquent Page, Jason Barney, A.Y. Berthiaume, Carleigh Bodrug, Lynda Bouchard, Charlie Brooks, Trueman Bryer, Dawn Densmore-Parent, J.P. Choquette, Trish Esden, Tammy Hetrick, Jerry Johnson, Sandy Manning, James B Manning, Bill Mares, Don Hooper, Jillian Marshall, Walt McLaughlin, DonnaRae Menard, DonnaRae Menard, Laura Napoli, Stephen Russell Payne, Bob Pierce, Sara R Stewart, Michael Freed-Thrall. Chris Bohjalian, Robert Frost, Jamaica Kincaid, Archer Mayor, and Annie Proulx William Faulkner, Harper Lee, Eudora Welty, Don Quixote, A Tale of Two Cities, C.J. Box, James Lee Burke, Jonathan Kellerman, Stephen King, Archer Mayor, Sara Paretsky, Robert Parker, Louise Penny. Continue reading

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Artbits-January 26, 2023

Vaccination, booster, registration. Winter Wonderland Paint Pizza. January Sip n’ Slurry, Coil Plates, Chiara Keeling. Around the World with Mary Alden. Haymakers, Steven Hoffbeck. Raffi Andonian, Are Your City’s Monuments Worthy. Lori Teresa Yearwood, Trauma Informed Journalism. Social Sundays. Painting Pastoral, Robert Roper. Open Mic Coffee House, Uncle Jimmy, Elizabeth Begins, Fabulous Wrecks, Toast, Shellhouse, She Was Right, Corner Junction Bluegrass, Greg Beeman. J.P. Choquette, Stillwater Lake. Joe Bruchac, Poet Laureate. Continue reading

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Artbits-January 5, 2023

Vaccination, booster, registration. Perfect storm, tripledemic. Paid leave grant program. LuAnn Bellis, Chris Bessette, Kati Christoffel, Trish Vaillancourt. Open Studio Figure Drawing, Sewing Outside Lines, Natalie Carr. Social Sunday. Board Meeting Updates. Safe Sound, Mitch Terriciano, Kyle Stevens, Free Range Band, Jerborn, Eleven, Ryan Sweezy, Buck Hollers, Rough Suspects. Predictions. Arts, books, dance, music, theater, theatrical hopes, honey badgers. Arts councils, opera house, gallery, galleries, guild, guilds, tax credits, historic local project, book, books, library, libraries. Continue reading

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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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