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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 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-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 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-September 21, 2017

It’s the last full day of Summer. There are three Paint and Sip style events. Arts Council meetings, and a toe-tapping good Contra Dance. The Austin Piazzolla Quintet, Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers, Bethany Conner & Friends, and the Bob Mackenzie Trio, Roy and the Wrecks, the Robin Gottfried Band, Carol Ann Jones with Will Patton, the Bandade Fall Tour, Isaac French with Michael Brewster, Tony Whedon, Dawn Reno Langley, and Janis Raffauf Hess all take the stage. Twiggs has comedy. We have calls for NW Nightmares, the TAM over 60 Art Competition, and the Endangered Fine Art and Photography Contest. And book reports, too. Continue reading

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Artbits-June 15, 2017

Donna Blatchly’s 3D pebble art hangs around and the Barn Quilt Challenge continues. Mamma Mia screens. Theater Camp begins. Jenni Johnson, TNT Comedy, Erin Cassels-Brown, the Donna Thunder Trio, Crone & Bodega, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton, Fiddleheads with Dominique Dodge, IncaHoots, the Nobby Reed Project, and Katherine Dandurand all perform. SAC will hold additional auditions. Vermont writer Bill Schubart reads and the Adult Summer Reading Challenge starts. Continue reading

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