Arts

“Right Back Atcha” — Dave Keller Band Celebrates New CD With Two Live Shows

MONTPELIER — Popular local performer, Dave Keller, is celebrating the release of his new CD with two live performances. The first release show for his CD “Right Back Atcha” will be held at Sweet Melissa’s in Montpelier on September 23 while the second is scheduled to be held at The FlynnSpace on September 24. Backing […]

Singers are Invited to Join the Onion River Chorus on September 12

MONTPELIER — The Onion River Chorus, founded in 1978 by Larry Gordon and Brian Webb, will begin its fall rehearsals on Monday, September 12. The Onion River Chorus is putting out an invitation to all singers throughout Central Vermont to join. Rehearsal will be from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday through the fall and […]

Kent Museum Hosts Art Show That Includes Marionettes

Kent Museum Hosts Art Show That Includes Marionettes

by Carla Occaso CALAIS — What is better than viewing the inside of a historic tavern and general store a stone’s throw from magical Maple Corner? Viewing a historic old tavern chock full of eye-popping paintings and delightful, yet thought-provoking marionettes. The art exhibit, “Parables,” is part of the town’s annual Art at the Kent […]

Music as a Response to War

Music as a Response to War

Capital City Concerts Presents “The Dove and the Hawk” on September 17 by Nat Frothingham “The Dove and the Hawk” — a meditation on “war and peace” — will be the theme of the first concert of the 2016-2017 Capital City Concert (CCC) series. About that “war and peace” theme — CCC Artistic Director Karen […]

Children’s Art Shows at Kellogg-Hubbard Library

MONTPELIER — VSA Vermont, the state organization on arts and disability, will hold a children’s art show at the Kellogg-Hubbard Children’s Library, 133 Main Street, Montpelier, from August 13 – 27  during normal library hours. The art show features the work of children from Aubrey Boyles’ home childcare program. The public is invited to this free exhibit. The children’s art […]

Transforming an Old Carriage House into an Artist’s Studio

Transforming an Old Carriage House into an Artist’s Studio

by Nat Frothingham Kudos to the Vermont College of Fine Arts. And congratulations and thanks to Nancy Schade — a painter and sculptor who lives in Hardwick. Back last summer, when the College was laying plans to build the new Louise Crowley Faculty & Alumni Center building it became necessary to take down an early […]

Berlin Mall Puts Big Effort Into Little Art Community Program

Berlin Mall Puts Big Effort Into Little Art Community Program

BERLIN — Throughout this summer at the Berlin Mall, kids are enjoying free hands-on art sessions every Saturday, through September 3. Under the supervision of Tina Logan, a highly regarded art educator who has been a K-8 art teacher in Vermont’s public schools for 29 years, and her husband Todd, an artist and graphic designer, children paint, draw, […]

The World Of Theater Portrayed In Movies

The World Of Theater Portrayed In Movies

“All the Film’s a Stage” is the subject of a presentation by Rick Winston at the Unadilla Theatre in East Calais on Monday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m. The talk, featuring 15 clips, will show how the world of the theater has been portrayed in the movies. “When Unadilla director Bill Blachly approached me to […]

A Drop-In Visit to Shakespeare Camp

A Drop-In Visit to Shakespeare Camp

by Nat Frothingham PLAINFIELD — Imagine just two weeks to rehearse and then perform Shakespeare’s problem play, “Measure for Measure,” at the Plainfield Opera House. Well, that was the bravado task facing some 20 teen performers at this summer’s Advanced Shakespeare Camp, a project of Echo Valley Community Arts, working under play director and acting […]

Art Show Coming to Berlin Mall

Art Show Coming to Berlin Mall

BERLIN — Starting July 8 through fall, the “Big Art ~ Bold Vision” exhibit featuring 16 artists will be affixed to Berlin Mall’s sizable windows. “This is a high quality group of artists, and it’s a delight to bring their wonderful work to the people,” said Janet Van Fleet, the exhibit’s curator and one of the founders of Studio Place Arts […]