May 3–May 16, 2018

VCFA/VSC Alumnx Exhibition Announces Artists

The Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) and the Vermont Studio Center (VSC) are thrilled to announce the artists included in the 2018 Alumnx Exhibition. Many alumnx of VCFA and VSC submitted work to be considered in the upcoming group show juried by Meg Onli, the Assistant Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at […]

Finding Space for Art: Pyralisk Rises from the Rubble

Finding Space for Art: Pyralisk Rises from the Rubble

by Nicholas Hecht The deal is done. The train has left the station, and there’s no turning back. But it’s been a long and winding journey. The story of how an abandoned train station has helped resurrect the old Pyralisk Arts Center started with an eviction notice. A neighbor had been kind enough to lend […]

New Art Springs to Life at Artisans Hand

New Art Springs to Life at Artisans Hand

by Jill Pralle; photos courtesy of Artisans Hand  Elga Gemst: Stained Glass Artist, Moretown, Vermont The featured artist for the upcoming Art Walk (Friday, May 4), Gemst creates whimsical stained glass scenes of Vermont barns, landscapes, feathers, angels, and other hanging gems in brilliantly hued and textured glass from around the world. In Gemst’s words, […]

A Breakthrough Moment for Architect-Artist Tom Leytham

A Breakthrough Moment for Architect-Artist Tom Leytham

by Nat Frothingham During a brief meeting with Gov. Phil Scott at the Vermont State House in Montpelier on April 20, architect and artist Tom Leytham experienced the thrill of having six of his watercolor paintings added to the Vermont State Art Collection. In many ways that moment was an affirmation of a critical turn […]

Lost Nation Theater’s 30th Season Brings Tony-Award Winning Plays, Musicals, and a Classic Vermont Story

by Kim Bent Vermont stories often highlight Lost Nation Theater’s (LNT) 30 years at City Hall, and the culminating production of this year’s milestone season will be the world premiere of Howard Frank Mosher’s debut novel Disappearances. The choice seems like destiny, as both the theater company and book were born in the same year, […]

DOT’S BEAT: Treasure Your Trees, Protect the Endangered Ash, and Celebrate TreeCity

DOT’S BEAT: Treasure Your Trees, Protect the Endangered Ash, and Celebrate TreeCity

by Dot Helling Earlier this spring I was alarmed to learn that the presence of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) had been verified in the nearby towns of Plainfield, Barre, Groton and Orange, as I have 11 white ash trees on my small residential property in downtown Montpelier. Surveillance teams have been studying the path […]

Caring for your Trees

Caring for your Trees

by John Snell The snow is nearly melted and the buds on many trees are beginning to swell. Soon their flowers will bloom (yes, trees have flowers!) and their leaves unfurl. As all this happens, it is a great time to look around your yard and check the condition of your trees, especially after such […]

LETTERS: 5.3.18

Letters to the paper are not fact-checked and do not necessarily represent the views of The Bridge.   Privatizing a Public Street Editor, For 23 years I have lived peacefully at the top of Scribner Street (one of the hill streets off River Street). It is a small, wild parcel of land surrounded on three […]

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