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Artbits-February 15, 2018

Big news. All Arts is moving! There’s an All-Day Arts Festival, workshops in painting, drawing, printmaking, and photography, How to Draw Portraits, and a Family Paint and Sip. Bill Schubart gives a Memoir-Writing Workshop. The Princess Bride is screened. Michael Zsoldos and the BFA Jazz Band join Trio Jota Sete for jazz. The BFA Drama Improv Team, Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson & the Junketeers, Bethany and Troy, Shake the Band, the Bob Mackenzie Blues Trio, Ryan Sweezey, Nobby Reed and the Houserockers, and IncaHOOTS have gigs. There is Open Mic plus the Cupid Show and TNT Comedy Showcase, all live. We have calls for a Music Residency, Black & White Photography, the Youth Art Show, and Digital Art. Continue reading

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Artbits-February 8, 2018

Muslim Girls Make Change. There is a Digital Storytelling Workshop for teachers and a How to Draw Portraits lesson begins. NEFA hs National Dance Project news and Expeditions grants. There is a Community Arts Meeting. The Second Friday Dance rumbas and foxtrots. Nobby Reed twice, Blue Fox, Cooie & Skip, Fiddleheads, LC Jazz, the Buckhollers, IncaHoots. Yankee Chank, and Ponyhustle perform. Plays & Pints are one act comedies on love. A dear friend has passed away. Continue reading

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Artbits-February 1, 2018

A Paint & Sip will paint mugs. Marcia Blanco, Rebecca Nase Chomyn, Barbara Colgrove, Shelby Jones, and Marguerite Myers hang around on the walls. The SAC has a planning meeting. Groundhog Day screens. Bird Tales and February Fools, plus Nobby Reed twice, The Duel, Third Shift, the Phil Abair Band, Mackenzie & Missisquoi, and the Tim Brick Band all come to the stage. The library has a Harry Potter Night. Continue reading

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Artbits-January 18, 2018

The Winter Blues Arts Festival will have music, classes, demonstrations, exhibits, and more. Real Artists Don’t Starve will talk about Money. Memoirs will be written. Tonight is Movie Night. Carol Ann Jones has a double header, and Tim Brick, the Buck Hollers, the Duel, Graziano Schofield & Slim, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Jim Rooney, and Sean Jarvis have gigs. Print products are on sale. Julia Alvarez will read. Mark Greenberg talks about Woody. Continue reading

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Artbits-December 21, 2017

This week, Christmas Vacation for free on screen. Carol Ann Jones, Jenni Johnson, Ryan & Slim, Shake the Band, Bethany Connor and Troy Millette twice, once with Dylan Gombas and Chad Conant, NightHawk, the Tim Brick duo, Erin Cassels-Brown, Fiddleheads, the Starline Rhythm Boys, and the Young Tradition Touring Group twice on stage plus the Holi-DAZE Solstice Show and Comedy Showcase. And, 2017 was busy in the arts: the Franklin County Festivals and our Libraries. Merry Christmas. Continue reading

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Artbits-November 30, 2017

A Holiday Craft Show in St. Albans, a SAC Board Meeting, the Festival of Trees, and the Festival of Lights. Natural Selection, The Duel, Arthur James, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton, the Community Chorus and the Town Band all take to area stages. There are calls for awards, video, and grants for artists. Continue reading

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