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 »

Farm to Ballet returns to Shelburne Farms Saturday

Farm to Ballet returns to Shelburne Farms Saturday

Farm to Ballet, the uniquely Vermont production that brings together dancers, musicians, farmers and food returns to Shelburne Farms for a fourth summer July 14. The performance at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn adjacent the Breeding Barn will be one of eight by the dance company held at farms across the state this summer. Produced… Read More »

Mozart Festival begins its summer run with 18 concerts

Mozart Festival begins its summer run with 18 concerts

The reimagined Vermont Mozart Festival returns for a third season with 18 free and ticketed performances over three weeks, July 17 through August 5 including multiple performances in Shelburne, Charlotte and Burlington. The summer orchestra features 30 young professional musicians ages 21-30 assembled from all over the world in performances celebrating the music of Wolfgang… Read More »

Collages and prints by Vermont artists at Rustic Roots

A new mixed-media show opens at Rustic Roots in Shelburne village with a reception July 18 featuring the artists behind “When I Was Older” on view through July 29. The exhibition is a lively combination of the two artists’ styles, often using vintage imagery juxtaposed over paintings. One artist is Nina Dubois, a feminist and… Read More »