Buzz for new Shelburne Museum exhibit

Buzz for new Shelburne Museum exhibit

Shelburne Museum’s upcoming exhibition, “In the Garden,” is a visual study of the influence flowers and insects have had on art and material culture around the world over the course of five centuries. “The diverse selection of art and design featured in this exhibition reflects the beauty and complexity of the flora and fauna found… Read More »

Hinesburg Artist Series hosts chorus, orchestra Sunday

Hinesburg Artist Series hosts chorus, orchestra Sunday

The Hinesburg Artist Series 22nd annual concert will feature the South County Chorus, the Hinesburg Artist Series Orchestra and guest soloists under the direction of Rufus C. Patrick. Several selections from Part II and III of Handel’s “Messiah” will be performed.  The concert will also feature a composition by Dan Forrest entitled “Requiem for The… Read More »

Kennedy art show opening weaves nature, art, music

Kennedy art show opening weaves nature, art, music

Local artist Lillian Kennedy’s paintings will be the focus of an exhibition at All Souls Interfaith Center on Bostwick Road in Shelburne with an opening Sunday, March 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. “A Brush with Nature: Landscape Paintings by Lillian Kennedy” will be open to the public Tuesdays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30… Read More »

Puppets invite inspection, spark imagination at Shelburne Museum

Puppets invite inspection, spark imagination at Shelburne Museum

By Mary Ann Lickteig Muppet Roosevelt Franklin looks ready to belt out the blues. A slew of ice fisherman cavort in and around their shanties. Bread and Puppet Theater presents the “Possibilitarian” state and Polaroid facsimiles provide a snapshot of pop artist Andy Warhol’s life before Campbell’s Soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles. All are found… Read More »

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum is putting the finishing touches on a new exhibition opening Saturday that goes behind the scenes in the world of puppetry and storytelling. “Puppets: World on a String” opens Saturday with a live performance at 4 p.m. of “The Auspicious Adventures of the Improbable Princess” by featured artist Betsy Tobin. A gallery tour… Read More »

Music by ‘Lost Composer’ who fled Nazis debuts at St. Mike’s

Music by ‘Lost Composer’ who fled Nazis debuts at St. Mike’s

Three Vermont choral ensembles join forces Sunday at Saint Michael’s College to perform the works of Richard Stoehr, a Viennese-trained composer who taught at the school after fleeing Nazi Europe ahead of World War II. The three choirs are: Bella Voce Women’s Chorus and Solaris Vocal Ensemble directed by Dr. Dawn O. Willis, and Counterpoint… Read More »

Jason Mraz announced for Shelburne Museum

Jason Mraz announced for Shelburne Museum

Add Jason Mraz to your Concerts on the Green playlist. Higher Ground announced this week that singer-songwriter pop artist Jason Mraz has joined the lineup of artists playing the Ben and Jerry’s Concerts on the Green at Shelburne Museum series this summer. Mraz melds many genres into his brand of indie-pop. The performance is Wednesday,… Read More »

Gallery manager’s tapestries take center stage at Town Hall Theater

Gallery manager’s tapestries take center stage at Town Hall Theater

Forty years of dedication to the art of hand-woven tapestry goes on display this weekend at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater. An exhibit of work by Vermont weaver Elinor Steele Friml will include works from several of her series, including abstract and impressionistic images, landscapes, and geometric compositions. With creative interests in music and theater as… Read More »

Shakespeare Festival fundraiser pairs wines and theater

Shakespeare Festival fundraiser pairs wines and theater

Borrowing a line from “Romeo and Juliet,” the Vermont Shakespeare Festival’s Vino and the Bard fundraiser this Sunday at ArtsRiot calls supporters to “Come and crush a cup of wine.” The clever event pairs wine-tasting with scenes from Shakespeare’s works showcasing the group’s actors and the wines from Shelburne Vineyard. Expect to see comic and… Read More »