Arts

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 […]

Governor’s Gallery presents ‘Kaleidoscopic Pathos’, paintings by Renée Bouchard

Governor’s Gallery presents ‘Kaleidoscopic Pathos’, paintings by Renée Bouchard

MONTPELIER — Bennington-based artist Renée Bouchard will be featured in theGovernor’s Gallery for the months of July, August, and September. The gallery is located in the Pavilion Office building, 109 State Street, 5th floor. Photo identification is required for entry. Her exhibit titled ‘Kaleidoscopic Pathos’ features a collection of paintings created over the last seven years.  Bouchard states that she works by combining […]

QuarryWorks Kicks Off 2016 Season with Irving Berlin Musical: ‘Mr. President’

by Nat Frothingham In an already overactive political year of Republican and Democratic primaries all but ended now, and the two-party conventions still to come and a November presidential election almost in view — QuarryWorks Theater in Adamant will open its summer season on July 7 with an Irving Berlin musical, “Mr. President” — a […]

Unadilla Opens Its 32nd Summer Theater Season

by Nat Frothingham Here in Vermont, yes, there is summer — dreamed of, anticipated, remembered. Also there is theater, different, better and more amazing than the flat lines on a playbook text. Join the two together. The season of delight that is summer with the strutting on the boards that is theater. And there you […]

Lost Nation Offers ‘Red’ – A Play About Painter Mark Rothko

Lost Nation Offers ‘Red’ – A Play About Painter Mark Rothko

by Nat Frothingham On June 2, actors Kim Bent and Levi Penley will take to the stage at Lost Nation Theater for the opening night performance of “Red” — a two-man (Tony Award winning) show written by John Logan that dramatizes the increasingly intense relationship and conversational exchanges between celebrated American painter Mark Rothko and […]