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

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 »

SMC hosts recital of organ music May 29

Dr. William Tortolano will give a recital of organ music on the Casavant organ at Saint Michael’s College Chapel on Thursday, May 29 at 12:30pm. Tortolano, Organist Emeritus and Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts Music at St. Michael’s College, has presented a program for 48 consecutive years on the 1966 pipe organ of two manuals,… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard turns in/turns out

Shelburne Vineyard will feature a summer exhibit, “Turning In/Turning Out” by local artist Carol Norton in the Vineyard’s Tasting Room gallery on June 2. The display will feature Norton’s multi-layered atmospheric images in oil, depicting the outside world. An artist’s reception with music and refreshments will take place at the Vineyard on Sunday, June 8 from 2-4pm. During… Read More »

Local artist brings home Best in Show

Shelburne Plein Air artist, Mark Boedges, took home top honors at the Wayne Plein Air Festival in Wayne, Pa. on May 17. He won Best in Show with his painting “The Old Farm” which is his third Best in Show over the past year at different plein air events throughout the country. His paintings from… Read More »

FS Gallery hosts monotype collection

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a monotype collection, titled “Only One: Singular Prints by Casey Blanchard, Janet Fredericks, Betsey Garand, Catherine Hall, and Carol MacDonald.” The exhibit opens with an artists’ reception on Friday, May 16 from 6-8pm and will run through June 24. Originally developed in the 17th century,… Read More »

Writers’ Barn hosts spring writing workshops

Professional writer Michelle Demers will teach three workshops at the Writers’ Barn in Shelburne this spring and summer. With an MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Demers has taught at Saint Michael’s College and currently teaches writing courses through Community College of Vermont, Vermont Technical College, and Champlain Valley Union ACCESS. With… Read More »