Category Archives: Festivals

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-January 25, 2018

Winterfest has fire dancers, music, stories, and more. Paint Your Pet helps Franklin County Animal Rescue. There is a voice-over workshop and a call for the tenth annual Festival of the Arts. The April Verch Band, Patti Casey, Jon Gailmor, Green Mountain Playboys, Young Tradition Touring Group, Carol Ann Jones and Jon Sochin, the Ghost Of Paul Revere plus Troy Millette, Arthur James, O’hAnleigh, Shake the Band, and the VYO all perform. 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 28, 2017

There is still time to make a 2017 contribution to your favorite arts council. The Shane Murley Duet, Ryan & Slim, Silver & Gold, Sean Jarvis’ Open Mic, Young Tradition Vermont, the Donna Thunder Band, Cozy O’Donnell, the Hitmen, Bad Horsey, and Justice play on different nights. And we go dancing! Two First Night cities have Franklin County local or favorites performers. And we look back at what All Arts Council and the Other Major Presenters did. 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-December 14, 2017

Richford Community Chorus performs for Montgomery Holiday Happiness. The Swanton Writer’s Group will meet. Three Christmas Plays start a three day run. Carol Ann Jones three times, IncaHoots twice, and Leno & Young, Mark LeGrand, Myra Flynn, Bad Horsey play different nights. There is a StorySLAM and two Open Mics. We have library links. Continue reading

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