Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

This weekend is the 26th Spring Open Studio Weekend with more than 200 artists across Vermont opening their doors to visitors. Chittenden County will have more than two dozen locations. Look for bright yellow signs marking locations of visual artists and craftspeople participating including glassblowers, jewelers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, weavers, ironworkers, painters, sculptors, quilt… Read More »

Vermont author discusses her introduction to modern druidry

Phoenix Books Essex welcomes author Fearn Lickfield of Worcester, Vt., next week for a talk on “The Bardic Book of Becoming, an Introduction to Modern Druidry” that she co-wrote with her late husband Ivan McBeth. Lickfield has titled her presentation “A Druid’s Legacy,” because she will share many of McBeth’s stories, poetry and observations from his… Read More »

Bella Voce presents ‘Sing Creation’s Music’ spring concerts

Bella Voce presents ‘Sing Creation’s Music’ spring concerts

In preparing for a tour of Scotland next month, the Vermont women’s chorus Bella Voce presents its spring concert, “Sing Creation’s Music,” this weekend with performances in Stowe and Colchester. With a concert title inspired by a line from English poet John Clare, the program features a Gaelic carol and an annual, familiar tune by… Read More »

Art on Main’s ‘Fish and Feather’ show opens Friday in Bristol

Art on Main’s ‘Fish and Feather’ show opens Friday in Bristol

Creatures of the season take center stage at Bristol’s Art on Main gallery with Friday’s opening of “Fish and Feather: The Wildlife Artistry of Painter Nick Mayer and Carver Gary M. Starr.” The exhibit features work by master carver Gary M. Starr of Middlebury and award-winning illustrator Nick Mayer of Lincoln. Each artist embodies a… Read More »

Play marks 5th anniversary of End of Life Choice Law

Five years ago, Vermont made history as the first state to adopt an end-of-life choice law through legislative action. Vermont’s Act 39 allows mentally competent adults who face an impending death from terminal illness to choose medical aid in dying. Two upcoming events commemorate the anniversary of this groundbreaking law. On May 16, the public is invited… Read More »

Van Morrison tribute band plays at Higher Ground this Friday

Van Morrison tribute band plays at Higher Ground this Friday

Van Morrison fans, local music fans, and people who just enjoy a rocking good time can enjoy some old-school tunes at a show by Into the Mystic: A Tribute to Van Morrison. The band is playing at Higher Ground Ballroom in South Burlington on Friday, May 11. The show is opening with Into the Mystic’s lead singer… Read More »

Muslim Girls bring poetry to Charlotte

The popular Muslim Girls Making Change youth slam poetry group visits Charlotte next week in a free presentation at Charlotte Central School May 17 at 6:15 p.m. The group was formed by Kiran Waqar, Hawa Adam, Lena Ginawi and Balkisa Abdikadir who were tired of having their voices ignored by older generations. In 2016 this group of… Read More »