Arts director scores state award

Arts director scores state award

By MADELINE HUGHES Allison Coyne Carroll’s work comes with many rewards. Sometimes the reward is seeing students and faculty from China overjoyed as they hear live music from their homeland played in Vermont, on the other side of the world. Another time, it might be when a Lithuanian student gets to speak in her native… Read More »

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Historian, author and Harriet Tubman scholar Kate Clifford Larson will speak about the enduring myth surrounding quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad Sunday at the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. The illustrated lecture begins at 3 p.m. in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit, “Fabric of Emancipation,” featuring pieced quilts made by African American fabric artists. Myths… Read More »

Local artist jazzes up ArtsRiot

Local artist jazzes up ArtsRiot

The doorway to ArtsRiot in Burlington got a facelift recently with some custom artwork by Shelburne resident Erin Bundock. A 2016 Champlain Valley Union  graduate, Bundock works at ArtsRiot and goes to the University of Vermont. She will have original works on exhibit at this week’s South End Art Hop and at the VCAM and… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

STAFF REPORT The Shelburne Craft School has hired a new executive director. An architect by training, Claire Gear comes to the school from Yestermorrow Design Build School in Waitsfield. She’s lived in Vermont for the past seven years, most recently moving to Shelburne from Charlotte. Gear studied at Syracuse University, the University of Maryland and… Read More »

CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

By Madeline Hughes For the past two summers rising juniors, seniors and Champlain Valley Union theater alumni volunteer to induct incoming freshmen and sophomores to CVU’s theater department. This year, students are bringing audiences under the sea to experience “The Little Mermaid.” The summer theater program is “to welcome people into the performing arts family,… Read More »

Summertime blooms indoors at Shelburne’s Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

STAFF REPORT Summertime is in full bloom outside in Shelburne village and indoors at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery with the new exhibition, “Bloom: Paintings by Kate Longmaid” on view through Aug. 21. “Bloom” focuses on floral still-life oils rendered with Longmaid’s contemporary approach. “I am drawn to subject matter that is ephemeral,” Longmaid explains. “Flowers remind… Read More »

Guster rocks Shelburne with VSO

Guster rocks Shelburne with VSO

Concert-goers to Shelburne Museum are in for a treat this Saturday when the Vermont Symphony Orchestra takes the stage behind indie rock band Guster. Unlike much of the symphony’s summer schedule, the program is rock ’n’ roll. For the four-man band Guster, this gig promises the biggest and grandest sound of the monthlong tour that… Read More »

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