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Arts Calendar: Literary Arts

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Jun
25
2019

Author Bill Schubart asks, "Do I Have a Book in Me?"

Author Bill Schubart asks, "Do I Have a Book in Me?"

Bill will engage the audience in one of his favorite topics, "Do I have a book in me?" As an author of eight fictional works - both self-published and traditionally published - he will answer questions about the work of writing and the new business of publishing. Bill recently published his eighth novel, The Priest, and will discuss the book as well.

6/25/19 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Phoenix Books Burlington (191 Bank St), Burlington

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Jun
26
2019

Mystery Club with Author Sherri Smith

Mystery Club with Author Sherri Smith

Join us at this special meeting of the Mystery Club with author Sherri Smith, who will discuss her books, “Pasadena” and “Orleans.” Drop-ins are welcome. The book club's picks are available in the store at a 15% discount.

In a homage to the great noir stories of Los Angeles, award-winning author Sherri L. Smith's “Pasadena” is a tale of love, damage and salvation set against the backdrop of California's City of Roses.

In her novel “Orleans,” Sherri L. Smith delivers an expertly crafted story about a fierce heroine whose powerful voice and firm determination will stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page.

6/26/19 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Bear Pond Books, Montpelier

Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Jun
27
2019

Sharon Lamb Discusses the Impossible Standards of Motherhood

Sharon Lamb Discusses the Impossible Standards of Motherhood

Join Sharon Lamb for a talk on her new book, The Not Good Enough Mother. As an expert, a professor, and a mother, Lamb gives voice to the near impossible standards demanded by a society prone to blame mothers when anything befalls their children. She describes vividly the plight of individual parents, mothers in particular, struggling with addiction and mental illness and trying to make stable homes for their kids amid the economic and emotional turmoil of their lives—all in the context of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged her home state of Vermont.

6/27/19 7:00pm

Phoenix Books Burlington (191 Bank Street), Burlington

Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Friday, June 28, 2019
Jun
28
2019

Book Signing with Zinzi Clemmons, Author of WHAT WE LOSE

Book Signing with Zinzi Clemmons, Author of WHAT WE LOSE

Meet author Zinzi Clemmons, author of WHAT WE LOSE

Zinzi Clemmons’ WHAT WE LOSE is a powerful and innovative debut novel that questions the nature of identity, grief, and love through the eyes of a young woman who loses her mother to cancer. Told in visceral vignettes that draw from autofiction, online media, and encyclopedia, WHAT WE LOSE is a thoughtful, poignant novel from a promising new voice. Receiving extraordinary critical success, it was one of the most talked about debuts of 2017. Clemmons was a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, and the novel was named one of the best books of 2017 by Vogue, AV Club, NPR, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Electric Literature, Buzzfeed, and more.

Clemmons was raised in Philadelphia by a South African mother and an American father. She is a graduate of Brown and Columbia universities, and her writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All Story, The Paris Review Daily, Transition, and elsewhere. She is a cofounder and former publisher of Apogee Journal, a contributing editor to Literary Hub. She has been in residence at the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Dar al-Ma’mûn, Morocco. Clemmons lives in Los Angeles with her husband.

6/28/19 4:00pm - 5:30pm

The Norman Williams Public Library, Woodstock

Jun
28
2019

Literary Open Mic

Literary Open Mic

Hosted by David Mook and other special guests. Poets, Storytellers, Spoken Word Artists in all genres are invited to perform your own original pieces, classics, or other favorites. Free.

6/28/19 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill 145 East Main Street, Poultney

Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Saturday, June 29, 2019
Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Sunday, June 30, 2019
Jun
30
2019

Poetry of Nature Walk for Kids

Poetry of Nature Walk for Kids

Kids and kids-at-heart, do you love words, adventure and the outdoors? Join a working poet on a fun, easy walk to observe the way poets do, experience new things and write a poem. Free event. Registration OPTIONAL, but encouraged by 12 pm on June 30.

6/30/19 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington

Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Jul
2
2019

Reading Frederick Douglass

Reading Frederick Douglass

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Community members are invited to witness and/or join in the reading. Copies of the speech will be provided.

7/2/19 7:00pm

Deborah Rawson Memorial Library (8 River Rd), Jericho

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Friday, July 5, 2019
Jul
5
2019

What to the Negro is the 4th of July?

What to the Negro is the 4th of July?

This is your unique opportunity to experience history. Join us to read aloud Frederick Douglass’ most famous speech, originally delivered on July 5, 1852. Declining to speak on the 4th of July, Douglass instead castigated the United States for decades of slavery and injustice. Come and add your voice to this statewide public reading sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council, and learn about when Frederick Douglass gave a speech in Ferrisburgh in 1843. Free

7/5/19 3:00pm

Rokeby Museum, Ferrisburg

Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Jun
8
2019
– THRU –
Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Sunday, July 7, 2019
Jul
7
2019

Back Roads Readings

Back Roads Readings

Poets Reuben Jackson and Garret Keizer read from their work. Reception and book signing follows the reading held on the beautiful grounds of the Old Stone House Museum. This is the first in an annual series of three readings on Sundays in July and August. To find out more about each poet and our series visit our website at www.backroadsreadings.com.

7/7/19 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Brownington Congregational Church, Orleans

Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Jul
9
2019

Community Conversations: 20th Century Development & Progress

Community Conversations: 20th Century Development & Progress

Join fellow Vermonters to learn about how the state has handled questions of development and progress in the past, and how we might use those lessons to discuss a path forward to the future. Northern Vermont University professor Paul Searls will review themes and events featured in his newly-published book "Repeopling Vermont: The Paradox of Development in the Twentieth Century". Following Searls’s presentation, attendees will be invited to share their own perspectives on their communities.
A joint project of the Vermont Historical Society and the Vermont Department of Libraries. Support provided by the Vermont Humanities Council and Northern Vermont University.

7/9/19 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Vermont History Center, Barre

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Jul
11
2019

Vermont Authors Lecture Series: Greg Delanty

Vermont Authors Lecture Series: Greg Delanty

Enjoy summer evenings with Vermont authors in an intimate setting. Make a night of it; stop by the café for dinner or drinks, or come from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm for a garden party on the patio or in the gallery, featuring local food and drink pairings.

A celebrated poet in Ireland and the U.S., award-winning poet Greg Delanty appears in various significant U.S. anthologies and is the Poet-in-Residence at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester. A Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry, Delanty has been described as the poet laureate of the contemporary Irish-in-America.

Registration is $12 per lecture or $70 for the whole seven lecture series.

7/11/19 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Jul
11
2019

48 Peaks: Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains

48 Peaks: Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains

Cheryls Suchors reads from her memoir, 498 Peaks. At forty-eight years old, Cheryl vowed to summit the highest forty-eight peaks in New Hampshire’s rugged White Mountains o help her find success during a career transition. Connecting with friends and with nature, Cheryl redefines success: she discovers a source of spiritual nourishment, spaces powerful enough to absorb her grief, and joy in the persistence of love and beauty. 48 PEAKS inspires us to believe that, no matter what obstacles we face, we too can attain our summits.
There will be opportunities for questions and book signing.

7/11/19 7:00pm

Bennington Freee Library, Bennington

Jun
8
2019
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Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Friday, July 12, 2019
Jun
8
2019
– THRU –
Jul
21
2019

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit

Hallowed Ground pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry.
Artist Gaal Shepherd has spent 34 years exploring the nooks and crannies of the island searching for sacred prehistoric sites, which has taken her to some of the most remote and desolate places in Ireland.
The opening reception for this exhibit is June 14 at 5:00 pm.

6/8/19 9:00am - 7/21/19 8:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro