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Arts Calendar: Literary Arts

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Region

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Saturday, January 18, 2020
Jan
11
2020
– THRU –
Jan
20
2020

VCFA MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Presents Public Reading Series

VCFA MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Presents Public Reading Series

VCFA's MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program residency will present a series of public readings January 1 through January 20. Readings feature VCFA faculty, visiting writers, and graduating students, with special guests Ann Dávila Cardinal, Gilbert Ford, Charles R. Smith, Jr., and Padma Venkatraman. All readings are held on the VCFA campus in Montpelier, and are open to the public and free of charge.

See https://vcfa.edu/public-events-for-winter-2020-wcya-residency/ for the daily schedule and information about the special guests.

1/11/20 7:30pm - 1/20/20 2:00pm

Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Jan
11
2020
– THRU –
Jan
20
2020

VCFA MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Presents Public Reading Series

VCFA MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Presents Public Reading Series

VCFA's MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program residency will present a series of public readings January 1 through January 20. Readings feature VCFA faculty, visiting writers, and graduating students, with special guests Ann Dávila Cardinal, Gilbert Ford, Charles R. Smith, Jr., and Padma Venkatraman. All readings are held on the VCFA campus in Montpelier, and are open to the public and free of charge.

See https://vcfa.edu/public-events-for-winter-2020-wcya-residency/ for the daily schedule and information about the special guests.

1/11/20 7:30pm - 1/20/20 2:00pm

Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier

Monday, January 20, 2020
Jan
11
2020
– THRU –
Jan
20
2020

VCFA MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Presents Public Reading Series

VCFA MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Presents Public Reading Series

VCFA's MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program residency will present a series of public readings January 1 through January 20. Readings feature VCFA faculty, visiting writers, and graduating students, with special guests Ann Dávila Cardinal, Gilbert Ford, Charles R. Smith, Jr., and Padma Venkatraman. All readings are held on the VCFA campus in Montpelier, and are open to the public and free of charge.

See https://vcfa.edu/public-events-for-winter-2020-wcya-residency/ for the daily schedule and information about the special guests.

1/11/20 7:30pm - 1/20/20 2:00pm

Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Jan
23
2020

Touching the Elephant

Touching the Elephant

Local author Nancy Thompson will discuss her new book, Touching the Elephant: Values the World’s Religions Share and How They Can Transform Us, Thursday, January 23 at 7:00 pm at the Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver Street. Thompson’s talk, “Facts, Truths, and the Battle of Beliefs," is co-sponsored by The Bennington Bookshop which will provide copies for purchase and light refreshments. Touching the Elephant discusses the values that the world’s religions share and presents examples that people can apply to their lives.

1/23/20 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Bennington Free Library, Bennington

Friday, January 24, 2020
Jan
24
2020

VCFA MFA in Visual Arts Program Residency Presents Artist-in-Residence kate-hers RHEE

VCFA MFA in Visual Arts Program Residency Presents Artist-in-Residence kate-hers RHEE

Wunderkammer and Things: reimagining collecting practices from the Other side with Artist-in-Residence kate-hers RHEE

In this artist talk, kate-hers RHEE will discuss the evolution of her politically engaged work as an artist and her dogged pursuit of cultivating creativity and playful improvisation in her artistic practice. She’ll discuss recent work and influences to frame the context of her current interdisciplinary project, called Wunderkammer and Things.
See https://vcfa.edu/visiting-faculty/kate-hers-rhee/ for more information about the artist.

photo credit: kate-hers RHEE, Seven Sisters and the Lost Daughter, mixed media installation, 2019

1/24/20 7:15pm - 8:45pm

VCFA College Hall Chapel, 36 College Street, Montpelier

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Feb
5
2020

Love and Rockets and Alternative Comics

Love and Rockets and Alternative Comics

The 1980s comics movement offered an alternative to mainstream superhero comics with works like Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez’s series Love and Rockets. Middlebury professor Enrique Garcia discusses the importance of this series and how its use of irony, parody, and nostalgia play with notions of race, ethnicity, and gender. Part of the First Wednesdays series, a Vermont Humanities Council program hosted by Brownell Library in partnership with Middlebury College and the Mellon Foundation.

2/5/20 7:00pm

Brownell Library, Essex Junction

Feb
5
2020

Stories about Composing Music

Stories about Composing Music

Accompanied by recorded and live performances, musician and UVM professor Patricia Julien discusses the interplay between words and music, and the ways in which literature has influenced the process of her music composition. Part of the First Wednesdays series, a Vermont Humanities Council program hosted by Goodrich Memorial Library.

2/5/20 7:00pm

Goodrich Memorial Library, Newport

Saturday, February 15, 2020
Feb
15
2020

Voicing Art Ekphrastic Poetry Reading

Voicing Art Ekphrastic Poetry Reading

Poets and writers share new original poetry in lively response to Justin Hoekstra's “The Pleasures of Being a Ghost: Burlington” art exhibit at Flynndog Gallery South End Station or art of their own choice, in person and livestreamed from around the world. "Voicing Art" is an ongoing art-inspired inclusive community poetry reading series hosted by The Poartry Project at Nomad Coffee South End Station. We encourage word- and art-lovers of all ages and experience to gather around the love of poetry as listeners and writer-readers. Free event. Registration required to participate via livestream at poartry.org/voicing-art.

2/15/20 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Nomad Coffee South End Station / FLYNNDOG Gallery, Burlington

Friday, May 15, 2020
May
15
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

2 Days in May: A 10-Minute Playwriting Festival!

2 Days in May: A 10-Minute Playwriting Festival!

2 Days in May: A 10-Minute Playwriting Festival!
Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th at 7pm
Join ArtisTree’s Grange Theatre in its 2nd Annual 2 Days in May 10-Minute Festival this time with a new works playwriting element!

“Two Days in May: A Short Play Festival” featuring local new playwrites!
ArtisTree and the Dartmouth College Theatre Department join forces to help produce new shows written by local writers. The festival will kick-off with play submissions by area writers, from both an adult and student division, that will then be chosen by a committee to perform at the festival in May 2020.

A panel of judges will watch each show at the festival then deciding a winner who will receive a prize given by ArisTree! All writers, directors, and actors will be local!

Festival Dates: May 15-16, 2020 in the Grange Theatre
ArtisTree’s Grange Theatre, South Pomfret, VT seeks 10-Minute & One Act Plays
• Types of Plays: 10-Minute
• Setting: Open, versatile. A complete set will not be built for any show. Sets will be suggested. Costumes should also be versatile.
• Deadline for submission: February 1, 2020
• Notification of selection: March 15, 2020
• Performance Dates: May 15 & 16, 2020

How to submit:
• Format: PDF only
• Please name your PDF including your last name.
• Send scripts to: Ashley Barrow, theatre@artistreevt.org
• Please no more than one script per playwright.
• Only plays submitted by Vermont and New Hampshire based playwrights will be reviewed. You must live in Vermont or New Hampshire. Please include why and how you came to the area and what town you reside in.

Questions: Email ttheatre@artistreevt.org

5/15/20 7:00pm - 5/16/20 11:59pm

Artistree The Grange Theater, South Pomfret

Saturday, May 16, 2020
May
15
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

2 Days in May: A 10-Minute Playwriting Festival!

2 Days in May: A 10-Minute Playwriting Festival!

2 Days in May: A 10-Minute Playwriting Festival!
Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th at 7pm
Join ArtisTree’s Grange Theatre in its 2nd Annual 2 Days in May 10-Minute Festival this time with a new works playwriting element!

“Two Days in May: A Short Play Festival” featuring local new playwrites!
ArtisTree and the Dartmouth College Theatre Department join forces to help produce new shows written by local writers. The festival will kick-off with play submissions by area writers, from both an adult and student division, that will then be chosen by a committee to perform at the festival in May 2020.

A panel of judges will watch each show at the festival then deciding a winner who will receive a prize given by ArisTree! All writers, directors, and actors will be local!

Festival Dates: May 15-16, 2020 in the Grange Theatre
ArtisTree’s Grange Theatre, South Pomfret, VT seeks 10-Minute & One Act Plays
• Types of Plays: 10-Minute
• Setting: Open, versatile. A complete set will not be built for any show. Sets will be suggested. Costumes should also be versatile.
• Deadline for submission: February 1, 2020
• Notification of selection: March 15, 2020
• Performance Dates: May 15 & 16, 2020

How to submit:
• Format: PDF only
• Please name your PDF including your last name.
• Send scripts to: Ashley Barrow, theatre@artistreevt.org
• Please no more than one script per playwright.
• Only plays submitted by Vermont and New Hampshire based playwrights will be reviewed. You must live in Vermont or New Hampshire. Please include why and how you came to the area and what town you reside in.

Questions: Email ttheatre@artistreevt.org

5/15/20 7:00pm - 5/16/20 11:59pm

Artistree The Grange Theater, South Pomfret

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Friday, September 4, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Saturday, September 5, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Monday, September 7, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Friday, September 11, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Monday, September 14, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction