Sounds of summer 2018

Sounds of summer 2018

The first of next summer’s Ben and Jerry’s Concerts on the Green was announced this week with tickets on sale Friday at 11 a.m. for Sylvan Esso on Aug. 2. The Grammy-nominated duo will headline the first announced concert for the popular summer outdoor concert series in 2018. Sylvan Esso’s second album, “What Now,” released… Read More »

Shelburne Community School 7th grader and teacher on stage in Essex

Shelburne Community School 7th grader and teacher on stage in Essex

The Essex Community Players production of “It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play,” continues and concludes this weekend with Shelburne cast members on stage. Shelburne Community School student Rae Kanarick plays the flirtatious young Violet Bick and other roles. She joins SCS 6th-8th grade teacher Carly Bennett, who plays the adult Violet, among other roles.… Read More »

Vino and the Bard postponed to February

Vino and the Bard, the Vermont Shakespeare Festival’s hilarious annual fundraiser, has been postponed to Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. at ArtsRiot on Pine Street in Burlington. Originally scheduled for Dec. 3, Vino and the Bard will feature several scenes from the plays of William Shakespeare accompanied by tastings of Shelburne Vineyard wines and seasonal… Read More »

Watercolor and Raku clay artists kick off holiday demonstrations at Frog Hollow

Watercolor and Raku clay artists kick off holiday demonstrations at Frog Hollow

Throughout December, Frog Hollow Vermont State Craft Center in Burlington will host a number of artisan demonstrations and visits starting with two this Saturday. Watercolorist Annelein Beukenkamp will demonstrate her watercolor technique from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., working on various images that will include poultry, winter birds, and florals. Her watercolors have been described… Read More »

Dec. 1 opening for exhibit exploring synthesis of realism and abstraction

Dec. 1 opening for exhibit exploring synthesis of realism and abstraction

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery hosts a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 to open a new exhibition, “Mash-up: Realism, Abstraction, and Synthesis.” This seasonal group exhibit features oils on panel by Julie Y Baker Albright along with pieces by 15 additional artists. The gallery describes Baker Albright’s paintings as evoking the golden age of… Read More »

Essex Players present the holiday classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play’

Essex Players present the holiday classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play’

The Essex Community Players present a unique take on a holiday classic with “It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play,” with performances two December weekends at Memorial Hall in Essex. Audience members for the production are essentially members of the play’s “live studio audience” for Philip Grecian’s radio-play adaptation of the Frank Capra classic. Like… Read More »

Wisdom, beauty of fences in new book

A year after his death, former Charlotte Tree Warden Larry Hamilton is poised to delight his neighbors and make new acquaintances through a new book assembled and edited by his wife, Linda Hamilton. “Fences in the Landscape Talk — Are We Listening?” is dubbed a “whimsical photographic essay” and its launch is set for Sunday… Read More »

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