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Artbits-February 22, 2018

Big news. All Arts is moving! The Grind Cafe to Draw Portraits. The Montgomery Center for the Arts has an Art and Recreation Camp. There will be Karaoke Promos, a Burlington Songwriters Group Session, AmerikanaBlue, Mark LeGrand, Funky Stuff, Tom Rush, the Young Tradition Touring Group with Andrea Beaton, Justice, and Chasing 440 on different stages. Mark Shelton is inducted. A short vid of the arts and culture of Vermont, and more. Continue reading

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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-January 11, 2018

2018 is shaping up to be another busy year in the arts. The Northwestern Medical Center Gallery hosts Trine Wilson. MAG has a Robert Brunelle workshop. SAC hosts a Publicity Toolkit Planning Meeting and a Real Artists Don’t Starve discussion. The Second Friday Dance Social swirls. The Uncle Jimmy duet, Chris Parker, and Gypsy Wind play. We preview the Major Independent Presenters, the theater, and Young Tradition for 2018. Continue reading

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Artbits-January 4, 2018

2018 will be another busy year. Mike Byers, Arlene Jarvis, and Ann Levy hang around the gallery. Cooie, the Nobby Reed Project, the Duel, the Ellen Powell Trio, and Graziano, Schofield, and Slim have gigs on different nights. St. Albans Community Arts and the Swanton Arts Council have projects. We showcase some of 250 events from more than 40 organizations in 2018. 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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