Artbits-January 11, 2018

2018 is shaping up to be another busy year in the arts. We look at artists and other presenters today. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Northwestern Medical Center Gallery hosts macro photographer Trine Wilson in a two-month show. Much of Ms. Wilson’s exhibit is from her garden in Westford. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

Milton Artist Guild has a Robert Brunelle workshop on the technique of Pen and Ink Drawing. St. Albans Community Arts and First Step Dance hold the Second Friday Dance Social. The Swanton Arts Council hosts a Publicity Toolkit Planning Meeting and a Real Artists Don’t Starve book discussion. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Twiggs presents the Uncle Jimmy duet (a trio) and Chris Parker on different nights. Gypsy Wind plays 14th Star. Read more

LOOKING FORWARD

We wind up the preview of a new and busy year in the arts with a look at artists, the Major Independent Presenters, the theater, and Young Tradition. Read more

 

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Artbits-January 4, 2018

2018 will be another busy year in the arts and we have it all right here. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Mike Byers, Arlene Jarvis, and Ann Levy with a free meet-the-artists reception with refreshments and a raffle. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts will meet in City Hall. The Swanton Arts Council has the 60 second Film Contest and a Real Artists Don’t Starve book discussion. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Cooie Sings at Durty Nelly’s. On Tap offers the Nobby Reed Project. 14th Star brings in The Duel. Twiggs presents the Ellen Powell Trio and Graziano, Schofield, and Slim on different nights. Read more

LOOKING FORWARD

2018 will be another busy year with 250 concerts, exhibits, recitals, and shows from more than 40 organizations. This week, we have the upcoming Arts Council and Opera House events plus the Four Franklin County Festivals and our Town Band plans. Read more

 

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Artbits-December 28, 2017

DONATIONS

There is still time to make a 2017 contribution to your favorite arts council or other local non-profit under the current tax rules. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Twiggs presents the singer-songwriter Shane Murley Duet and Ryan & Slim on different nights. The Opera House at Enosburg Falls holds Silver & Gold. Sean Jarvis hosts Open Mic at Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub. New Year’s Eve offers the annual Richmond NYE Concert with Young Tradition Vermont. Twiggs has the Donna Thunder Band. Cozy O’Donnell plays the City Hall Ball with dancing. The Abbey will dance the night away with the Hitmen. Durty Nelly’s has Bad Horsey. Justice comes Backstage. Read more

FIRST NIGHT LIVE

First Night Burlington celebrates with a huge number of performers either from Franklin County or as local favorites. First Night North in St. J has 250 artists in 100 performances. Read more

LOOKING BACK AT THE YEAR

Franklin County artists and presenters had a busy 2017. This week, we wrap up with what All Arts Council and the Other Major Presenters did. Read more

 

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Artbits-December 21, 2017

2017 was so busy in the arts it will take two weeks to write it up! Read more

FILM

“Hallelujah! Holy sh*t! Where’s the Tylenol?” Yes, 14th Star will screen Christmas Vacation for free, just to bolster your spirits. Free popcorn, too. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones rings in the holidays for the seventh year in a row at the Blue Paddle. On Tap has Jenni Johnson, Ryan & Slim, Shake the Band, Bethany Connor and Troy Millette, and NightHawk on different nights. The Holi-DAZE Solstice Show and TNT Comedy Showcase take the stage at Twiggs, then the Tim Brick duo, and Erin Cassels-Brown perform on different nights. 14th Star also has Troy Millette and Dylan Gombas with Bethany Conner and Chad Conant, all for Make-A-Wish. Fiddleheads host a rehearsal, open house and performance with Pascal Gemme. Durty Nelly’s Tavern has the Starline Rhythm Boys. The Young Tradition Touring Group performs a full concert with a special preview event the night before. Read more

LOOKING BACK AT THE YEAR

Franklin County artists and presenters had a busy 2017. This week, see what a year the Franklin County Festivals and our Libraries had! Read more

MERRY CHRISTMAS

And Happy Happy! Read more

 

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Artbits-December 14, 2017

CHRISTMAS GIFTS and EVENTS

Montgomery Holiday Happiness will have a concert with the Richford Community Chorus plus face painting, horse drawn wagon rides, Kurt Valenta, cocoa and cookies, and more. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Writer’s Group will meet to share progress discuss longer projects and more. Read more

THE PLAY’S THE THING

Three Christmas Plays, The Grinch, The Christmas Spark, and A Christmas Carol, start a three day run. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

Carol Ann Jones performs at the Morgan Orchards, Snow Farm Vineyard, and reprises The Power of Music: Twelve Souls in Song. IncaHoots play On Tap and 14th Star. The Grind Cafe introduces the BFA drama class in a StorySLAM. Twiggs has Leno & Young and Mark LeGrand on different nights. Caleb hosts Open Mic at the Grind. Myra Flynn returns to The INN. Durty Nelly’s hosts Bad Horsey plus Sean Jarvis’ Open Mic Night on different nights. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

ArtBits features weekly links to library events in and around Franklin County. Read more

 

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Artbits-December 7, 2017

ART SITE OF THE WEEK

Today is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Commemorative art allows either mourning or celebration. Read more

ART FOR THE WALLS

The Grind Cafe hosts a Family Paint and Sip. Twiggs has a Holiday Party and Handmade Ornament Exchange. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Terry Rice, Deborah Shell, Sally Tarr, and Wayne Tarr.. The Northwestern Medical Center Gallery hosts Milton Artist Guild member Trine Wilson. Read more

DANCE

St. Albans Community Arts and First Step Dance hold the Second Friday Dance Social. Read more

IN THE ARTS COUNCILS

St. Albans Community Arts hosts its monthly Community Arts Meeting for new and ongoing business, meeting new people, and creative ideas. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The Nobby Reed Project is On Tap. The Carol Ann Jones Quartet Holiday Concert takes over Bliss Hall. Twiggs presents AmerikanaBlue and Cooie & Skip on different nights. Michael McCarthy hosts an Open Mic for musicians, stand up comedians, and poets. 14th Star has the Shane Murley Band. The Meeting House on the Green Song and Celebration comes to town. Higher Ground continues Northern Exposure. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

ArtBits features weekly links to library events in and around Franklin County. Read more

 

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