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Artbits-November 15, 2017

There’s a Family Paint and Sip for a Thanksgiving centerpiece, the ninth annual Festival of Trees, and a Writer’s Group. Cooie, Molly Renning, Chris and Erica, Barbie N Bones. Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson, King Sha-mecca Blaze, Taylor Rad, Carl Sonnefeld, the Growlers, Stefani Capizzi, the Christopher Dean Band, Godspell, the Owl Stars, Troy Millette, and Shake My Nerves take to area stages. The VHC fall conference and a Local Authors Fest take place. Continue reading

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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-October 26, 2017

Iceland in May and Magic in the Landscape open. The annual Arts & Craft Show at the Auxiliary returns. There is a Pumpkin Carving Party and Autumn Celebration. Swanton’s Got Art is coming. The Northwest Nightmares Film Festival opens. Blue Fox, Mark LeGrand, Chris & Erica, DJ Shawn, Carpenters, Justifice, Wendell Hughes, Michael Clookey, and Creston Lea all take to stages. Camp Ta-Kum-Ta needs volunteers for a special project. Continue reading

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Artbits-October 19, 2017

The NVAA first Fall show and South Shore Art Center’s annual fall benefit are on. Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson and the Junketeers, the Spooky Spooktacular and TNT Comedy Showcase, Arthur James, Leadfoot Louise, Shane Cariffe with King Arthur Junior and Fertile Soil, St. Albans Maple Squares and Young Tradition all take to different stages. The Museum previews the Vietnam War. Permaculture design comes to the Chaffee. We have calls from the Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery and On Screen/In Person. Continue reading

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Artbits-October 12, 2017

The Stars at NMC are sending boxes of protective gear to the Keys. The King Returns to the Flynn in a benefit to aid the fight against cancer. SAC hosts an Art Social and Pin Swap, an annual meeting, and the Writer’s Group. The Opera House at Enosburg Falls presents three hilarious plays. Tim Brick, Cooper and Lavoie, Inseldudler, the Blue Rock Boys, Coon Hill John, and Carol Ann Jones hit the stages. There is a screening of Blood, Sweat, and Beer. Continue reading

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