Local artists plan fundraiser for the birds

Local artists plan fundraiser for the birds

ArtsRiot in Burlington will host an art auction to benefit the Wild Bird Fund (WBF) on Tuesday, June 17 from 5:30-7:30pm. The event was conceived by local sculptor and UVM Professor emeritus Barbara Zucker after she heard about the WBF from her granddaughter, an employee at the WBF Center in Manhattan. Amazed that the WBF… Read More »

Rokeby Museum hosts iconic NY postcard exhibit

Rokeby Museum hosts iconic NY postcard exhibit

Who would guess that an artist born and bred on a Vermont farm created the most iconic postcards of New York City? But that’s what Rachael Robinson Elmer did. Although her ground-breaking “Art-Lovers New York” postcards are 100 years old they still retain their beauty and originality. An exhibit presenting the cards and their impact… Read More »

Dawna Hammers releases new album

Dawna Hammers releases new album

“Into the Mystic” by singer-songwriter and recording artist Dawna Hammers, of Shelburne, is a beautiful tribute to her favorite songwriters of the 1960s and 70s. The album includes eleven spiritually inspiring songs by Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Carole King, Van Morrison, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith, and even Tommy James and the Shondells. “Into the… Read More »

Shelburne church hosts June 1 concert

The Shelburne United Methodist Church will host a piano and choral music concert featuring the Shelburne United Methodist Church Choir singing anthems composed by Dr. Joe Utterback in the church Sanctuary on Sunday, June 1 at 3pm. The highlight of the performance is “Newtown Requiem,” a song written in memory of those lost in the… Read More »

Shelburne native screens new film

“Loser’s Crown” a movie written, directed, and co-produced by Colin Thompson, a 2001 CVU graduate, will be screened at Merrill’s Roxy in downtown Burlington on Wednesday, June 4 at 7pm. Tickets for $10 each are available online at www.loserscrownmovie.com.

Shelburne decorator celebrates book launch

Basin Harbor’s new decorator, Joanne Palmisano of Shelburne, will launch her latest book “Salvage Secrets Design and Décor” on Saturday, May 31 from 3-6pm at the Club in Vergennes. The dynamic writer, stylist, and DIY Network project designer will answer questions about remodeling with salvage, show attendees how to create designs and DIY from reclaimed materials,… Read More »

Welch selects Shelburne student’s artwork

Rep. Peter Welch hosted the 33rd annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students at The Gallery at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier on May 15. Elizabeth Fields, a Shelburne resident and a student at Champlain Valley Union High School, received Congressman Welch’s Choice award for her piece, “Olivia.” Abigail Pearl, a Mount… Read More »