Jasmin Townsend-Ng, a local youth violinist from Charlotte, joined Poet Laureate Rick Bessette at the Love Your Library event last week at the Pierson Library. Townsend-Ng performed one of her own compositions and classical music, including Vivaldi. Photo by Boston Neary.
Contemporary fine artist Mark Boedges of Shelburne recently finished his first painting of Shelburne, titled “Shelburne Vermont”. His plan is to do a number of paintings of town. The piece is 14”x24” and sells for $2100. For more information on Boedges and his work, visit www.markboedges.com.
By Jean Kiedaisch The evening of Jan. 27 was magical in Hinesburg. The community gathered at CVU to enjoy an exceptional group of musicians playing a benefit concert for Responsible Growth Hinesburg. The evening began with virtuoso mandolinist Will Patton and his quartet playing gypsy jazz, Brazilian rhythms, and such favorites as Pete Sutherland’s Sunday… Read More »
The heart of an artist – what does it look like? Some have gears, some have glitter, some have spaceships, and others have shrimp. You can see over 70 artist-interpreted hearts for yourself in the dining room at Rustic Roots at their first annual “heART Show” and benefit. The eclectic array of pieces is on… Read More »
Rock and roll provided the soundtrack to American culture in the late 20th century. Drawn from one of the largest private collections of photographs of rock musicians in the United States, “Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography” captures the intimate relationship between photographer and musician. Featuring more than 300 photographs – many rarely seen by… Read More »
Farm to Ballet has gained note among audiences for its different take on dance. It seeks to both celebrate Vermont’s farming culture and expand the audience of traditional ballet. However, it isn’t just the audience finding it to be a different approach to ballet. Dancers have found it to be a different experience as… Read More »
Shelburne Players is holding auditions for two one-act comedies coming in April: “Black Comedy” by Peter Shaffer, and “The Real Inspector Hound” by Tom Stoppard, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 5171 Shelburne Road, Shelburne on Monday, Jan.23 and Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 6pm to 9pm. Roles are available for both men and women of a variety of… Read More »
Champlain Valley Union High School will be hosting its ninth annual Celebrate The Arts Night on Tuesday, Jan. 10. From 6 to 7:30pm, the school will be open with a visual arts show of over 450 pieces created by students currently enrolled in CVU arts courses. Every student from CVU’s Intro through Advanced Placement Studio… Read More »
Rustic Roots is seeking visual artists to participate in its first annual group heART Show and auction, a benefit for SPECTRUM Youth & Family Services. The show will feature works by up to 120 individuals for the months of February and March. Artists working in all mediums are invited to create an original piece. Rustic… Read More »
Shelburne artist Samantha Handler is displaying 30 individual pieces of her paintings and photography at Rustic Roots restaurant in Shelburne. The exhibit is displayed in six smaller groupings of paintings and photographs that invoke landscapes both of the earth and of the body. Rich, familiar shapes emerge and fade like stones or cells; moments are… Read More »