Clark Derbes featured in Vt. artists exhibit

The Vermont Arts Council, in partnership with The Vermont Art Guide, presents “Artists to Watch 2019” in Montpelier’s Spotlight Gallery. The exhibit features the work of 10 contemporary Vermont artists including abstract artist Clark Derbes of Charlotte, selected by Vermont curators to highlight the broad spectrum of work being created by artists in Vermont. An… Read More »

Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile will be the first to take the stage in this summer’s Ben & Jerry’s Concerts on the Green series at Shelburne Museum. Higher Ground and evenko announced this week that the Grammy nominee will play the iconic outdoor venue on the lawn Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. The opening act will… Read More »

Rick and The All-Star Ramblers nominated

Rick Norcross and his iconic Vermont Western Swing band, The All-Star Ramblers, have been nominated for five national awards that will be announced in March. The Academy of Western Artist members made up of Western Swing DJs from around the world announced its finalists recently and the Vermont band and individual members together garnered five… Read More »

Schools celebrate the arts

Schools celebrate the arts

Nearly four months into the school year and students have a lot to show for their efforts. Last week, students at Champlain Valley Union High School organized an extensive visual and performing arts show to showcase their best work to date. Celebrate the Arts Night Arts Night also included student work from the district’s K-8… Read More »

Kids take the stage

Kids take the stage

Local school students have been rehearsing for weeks for a variety of theatrical and musical productions. Here are a few highlights. Top: Rice Memorial High School freshman students in the 2017 Stunt Nite performance at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington. A school tradition for 89 years, 2018 Stunt Nite is Tuesday,… Read More »

‘Annie’ and ‘Annie, Jr.’ productions on stage

‘Annie’ and ‘Annie, Jr.’ productions on stage

The fall season means there’s no literal guarantee that the sun will come out tomorrow, but figuratively, local theater can make good on that promise: two productions, “Annie the Musical” and “Annie, Jr.,” are coming to local stages. Lyric Theatre in Burlington presents its third decennial production of the classic musical “Annie” at the Flynn… Read More »

In the round, Shelburne Players consider ‘Sleeping Indoors’

In the round, Shelburne Players consider ‘Sleeping Indoors’

By MARGERY SHARP On opening night of the Shelburne Players’ fall production of “Sleeping Indoors” in Town Hall Center, theatre-goers were seated in a horseshoe-shaped arena designed and executed under the capable eye of director Byron Schmidt. In his program remarks, Schmidt noted “…the text lends itself well to the audience being close.” The set… Read More »

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