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Saturday, May 26, 2018
May
26
2018

LATIN JAZZ CONCERT TO BENEFIT PUERTO RICO

LATIN JAZZ CONCERT TO BENEFIT PUERTO RICO
Description:

Vermont resident and pianist / composer Eric Hangen studied piano at Berklee College of Music. He lived in Puerto Rico, where he performed with Latin Grammy winners Celia Cruz, Andy Montañez, José “Cheo” Feliciano, and many other stars of the Puerto Rican salsa scene. His new album, “Real You Real Me,” seamlessly blends the rhythms of the island with influences from jazz and classical music to create a unique sound that is both infectious and thought-provoking.

An all-star cast of musicians from around the globe will join the performance, including:

• Puerto Rican saxophonist Edmar Colon, a first-prize winner at the “Keep an Eye” International Jazz Awards in Amsterdam. Colon is a graduate of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and has toured and performed with Grammy award winners such as Dianne Reeves, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Esperanza Spalding.

• Israeli flutist Amir Milstein, a world music professor at New England Conservatory and veteran several acclaimed groups in the world music scene, including Bustan Abraham and Tucan Trio. Milstein has performed with latin music greats such as six-time grammy winner Tito Puente.

• German drummer Bertram Lehmann, a percussion professor at Berklee College of Music. Lehmann has over 40 albums to his credit and has recorded and performed with Grammy award winners such as Dave Samuels, Paquito D’Rivera, and Randy Brecker.

• Venezuelan percussionist Fran Vielma, an award-winning graduate of New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music whose debut album, “Tendencias,” was released this spring.

• Australian bassist James Dale, who has studied at both the Sydney Conservatorium and Berklee College of Music, and has performed with some of the world’s top jazz musicians including five-time Grammy winner Maria Schneider, four-time Grammy winner Terence Blanchard, Ernie Watts, and many others.

Tickets are $25.00 Contact SVAC at 802 362-1405

Time: 5/26/18 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Arkell Pavilion at Southern VT Arts Center, Manchester
May
24
2018
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May
27
2018

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

JAG Productions is pleased to present Lanie Robertson's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill directed by Jarvis Antonio Green.

It’s 1959 and jazz legend Billie Holiday is playing a seedy bar in Philadelphia. It will be one of her last performances. As she shares stories about her stormy personal life, her battle with addiction and her ground-breaking vocal style, she also, of course, sings.

Showings
Thursday-Saturday: 7:30pm-9:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm-5:30pm

Location: The Engine Room, 188 South Main St., White River Junction
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Spring Open Studio Weekend at Claire Payne Studios

Spring Open Studio Weekend at Claire Payne Studios Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Claire Payne Studios is participating in this years spring Vermont Open Studio Weekend and we are featuring the artwork of 3 Vermont Artists. Take a break for your normal routine and visit our Studio which is located in a restored post and beam barn. Come for the art, or come for the architecture, or just come just for the nice spring scenery, but please do stop by and see our little venue has to offer. You won't regret it!

Time: 5/26/18 1:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 4787 Ethan Allen Highway, Saint Albans
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Open Studio Greg Moschetti

Open Studio Greg Moschetti Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Open studio in a beautiful setting overlooking Black Mountain. Landscape paintings on view.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 4:00pm
Location: 623 Kelly Road, Dummerston
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Green Mountain Hooked Rugs Spring Open Studio

Green Mountain Hooked Rugs Spring Open Studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Visit this retail store and working studio to see how hooked rugs are made.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: Green Mountain Hooked Rugs 2838 County Rd, East Montpelier
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Kim Eng Yeo Watercolors Open Studio Weekend

Kim Eng Yeo Watercolors Open Studio Weekend Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Flowers, Landscapes and Still Life Watercolors by Kim Eng Yeo.

Artist will be available on both days of Open Studio to answer questions from visitors about watercolor painting, methods and techniques.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 628 Peaked Mountain Rd, Townshend
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Vermont Mosaics & Waring Music Open Studio Weekend

Vermont Mosaics & Waring Music Open Studio Weekend Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Stop by Vermont Mosaics & Waring Music Studios during the Vermont Crafts Council's Open Studio Weekend. We will be showing & selling handcrafted mosaic items such as mosaic framed mirrors, mosaic flower pots, Garden Angels and many other works by Susan Rosano. The weekend will be an interesting one if you stop by to see Susan's mosaic making demonstrations at 1:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. We will also be showing & selling Cigar Box Guitars, Harps and other instruments made and played by Instrument Maker Dennis Waring.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 82 Country Drive, Guilford
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Gerald K Stoner Sculptures Spring Open Studio

Gerald K Stoner Sculptures Spring Open Studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Gerald K Stoner Sculptures at Underhill Ironworks will be presenting over 50 welded steel sculptures for the Vermont Crafts Council Spring Open Studio weekend May 26th and 27th 10 am-5 pm. Please come and explore the sculpture fields at his studio and residence in beautiful Underhill, Vermont. Underhill Ironworks is just 30 minutes from Burlington follow the yellow signs!

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 185 River Rd, Underhill
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Caryn King Open Studio

Caryn King Open Studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Visit my painting studio. You might be greeted by my pet chickens, dogs, and cats or even grandchildren - you never know. All are kind and we welcome opportunity to share my work along with talk about animals and painting.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: South Newfane, Statewide
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

VanNatta Studio Open Studio Weekend

VanNatta Studio Open Studio Weekend Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

A free statewide studio tour of fine arts and crafts. Visit the studios,meet the artists, watch demonstrations and shop. Tour Guides with maps are provided by the Vermont Craft Counci online at www.vermontcrafts.com or look for maps in Vermont rest stops or anywhere you see the yellow VCC posters. Please stop by the VanNatta Studio on Shattuck Hill Road In West Windsor for a visit and to see my oil paintings and prints or to inquire about a commission

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 543 Shattuck Hill Road, Brownsville
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Martha Beauchamp Open Studio Tour

Martha Beauchamp Open Studio Tour Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

As part of the Vermont Crafts Council 2018 Open Studio Tour, Martha Beauchamp invites visitors to come by and see her fabric art process. A variety of pieces from animals to vegetables, landscapes to covered bridges, will be on display.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 117 Corey Drive, North Bennington
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Open Studio Brenda Hall Wood Design

Open Studio Brenda Hall Wood Design Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Brenda Hall is a self-taught Wood Artist and Master Finisher. She has been creating Functional Art with wood for over 28 years.
Visit her studio over Memorial Day weekend on the Vermont Art Council Open Studio Tour. Her working studio, shop and homestead is nestled in Moosalamoo National Park in Goshen, VT over looking a 12 acre pond and surrounded by fir trees.
You will expect to find furniture, home accessories, utensils, charcuterie/cheese/bread boards, serving platters, sculptures, a resurrected vintage chaise, free ranging chickens & ducks and a renovated 1965 camper which will be offering tasty treats.
http://www.bhwooddesign.com
http://www.vermontcrafts.com

 

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 4:00pm
Location: 1516 Goshen Ripton Rd, Goshen
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Kim Eng Yeo Watercolors Open Studio Weekend

Kim Eng Yeo Watercolors Open Studio Weekend Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Watercolors - Flowers, Landscapes, Still Life
by Kim Eng Yeo
The artist will do a short demonstration of basic watercolor techniques during the Open Studio.
Paintings as well as Giclees,Prints and Cards are available for sale.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 628 Peaked Mountain Rd., Studio #109 on tour map, Townshend
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Open Studio Weekend at May Day Studio

Open Studio Weekend at May Day Studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

May Day Studio is Vermont's only working letterpress print shop--come visit us during Open Studio Weekend and check out our hardworking 100+ year-old printing presses, and even print your own keepsake!

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 190 River Street, Montpelier
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Open Studio Weekend at Blue Roof Designs studio

Open Studio Weekend at Blue Roof Designs studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Using handmade papers & materials from both local artisans and from around the world, I hand-bind journals, photo albums, and guest books using traditional bookbinding techniques. I also design and create custom invitations and announcements.

Come for a tour of the studio, demonstrations, & savings up to 50% off seconds and discontinued styles. There will also be selection of bookbinding supplies available for purchase. Best of all, you can snoop through my paper drawers!

Children welcome!

I’m studio #160 in the gold Spring Event & Resource Guide.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 846 Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Vermont Mosaics Spring Open Studio

Vermont Mosaics Spring Open Studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Stop by to visit the Vermont Mosaics studio and see some original designed, sparkling mosaics made from hand-cut stained glass and ceramic tile, old jewelry, beads, mirrors and other found objects.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 4:00pm
Location: Vermont Mosaics Studio, 82 Country Drive, Guilford
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Vermont Pressed Flowers Open Studio Weekend

Vermont Pressed Flowers Open Studio Weekend Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Ellie Roden of Vermont Pressed Flowers welcomes visitors to her home studio on Memorial Day Weekend. Ellie's award winning pressed flower art has been exhibited in shows and galleries throughout New England and has been featured in two national publications. View her pressed flower art, cards and bookmarks. Watch demonstrations of microwave flower pressing and learn some tips on creating with pressed flowers. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy some refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 32 Ray Hill Road, Wilmington
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Angie Follensbee-Hall, Mixed Media Arts Open Studio

Angie Follensbee-Hall, Mixed Media Arts Open Studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

As part of the Vermont Craft Council Open Studio tour, mixed media artist Angie Follensbee-Hall will be demonstrating and showcasing her artwork of handmade paper, mixed media, and fiber work.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 4:30pm
Location: 1383 Route 44, Brownsville
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Vermont Clay Guild Open Studio

Vermont Clay Guild Open Studio Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

The Vermont Clay Guild Will be participating in the Vermont Crafts Council's Spring Open Studio weekend. Seven of the members will be displaying functional and sculptural clay work. There will also be demonstrations of work being made and displays of the various firing processes used.

Time: 5/26/18 10:00am - 5/27/18 5:00pm
Location: 45 Mount Philo Rd., Shelburne
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Open studio at S.B. MacDonald Custom Instruments

Open studio at S.B. MacDonald Custom Instruments Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Scott MacDonald designs and builds acoustic and electric guitars. Come to his studio in the woods of Chester to see the tools, woods and fixtures used in making guitars. There will be demonstrations of bending wood, going braces, and more. Please note, there are no restrooms at this studio. Coffee, tea and cookies will be available for visitors.

Time: 5/26/18 11:00am - 5/27/18 3:00pm
Location: 660 Mattson Rd, Chester
May
26
2018
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May
27
2018

Open Studio Weekend at SPA

Open Studio Weekend at SPA Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

May 26 & 27, 2018:
Visit SPA during Open Studio Weekend to meet our resident studio artists and get a behind the scenes look at their creative process. The SPA building will be open Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from noon-5pm.

Visit www.studioplacearts.com/studios for more details and artist hours.

Three new exhibitions will also be on display in the SPA galleries.

Location: Studio Place Arts, Barre
Apr
10
2018
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May
28
2018

Summer Juried Show, Call to Artists

Summer Juried Show, Call to Artists
Description:

Call to Artists for the Gallery’s Annual Summer Juried Show
It’s time for our annual summer juried art exhibit. We invite artists and community members to submit work by May 28th.

• Artwork: Submit up to 3 titled images in any medium, (painting, drawing, photography, fiber art, collage, mixed media, sculpture etc.) created in the last five years.
• Fee: $25 for submitting three pieces of art. $10 for each additional submission.
• Payment: Check or money order made out to T. W. Wood Gallery. Mail to 46 Barre St Montpelier, VT 05602. For credit card charges include your name as on the card, type of card (Visa, Mastercard or Discover) address including zip code where credit card bills are sent, expiration date (mmyy), three digit security code and e-mail address.
• Award:
$100 for Best in Show
• Submission Deadline: May 28, 2018
• Installation: June 30, 2018
• Exhibit Dates: July 5-August 31, 2018
• Jurors: Susan Abbott, mason Singer and Phillip Robertson
• For complete details go to twwoodgallery.org/onview

Location: T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier
May
18
2018
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May
28
2018

Dorset Players - 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Dorset Players - 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

The Dorset Players will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,
a musical comedy that takes place in a middle school gym where six quirky adolescents participate in a spelling bee run by 3 equally quirky adults. Performance dates are May 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 7:30 PM and May 20 and 27 at 2:00 PM.

Directed by Todd Hjelt, the cast features Joey Blane, Courtney Carter, Suzi Dorgeloh,
Dana Haley, Billy Jamieson, Lilly Kelly, Allie McGahie, Tom Norton, Chris Restino and Dan Silver. Musical direction by Gary Schmidt and choreography by Erika Schmidt. Music and Lyrics are by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin and conceived by Rebecca Feldman.

Tickets are available by calling 802-867-5570 or on line at www.dorsetplayers.org.
The box office will be open May 15-17 and 22-24 from 3:30-6:30 and 2 hours before each performance. There will be an after show reception on May 18 and Dorset Players members get 2 for 1 tickets for the May 19 show. The Playhouse café will be open for coffee and dessert 45 minutes before each performance and at the intermission.

Presenting sponsors for this production are The Perfect Wife Restaurant and Tavern and Vermont Renewable Fuels. Show sponsors are Amy Thebault Design, Haskins Gas, Spivey Lemonik Swenor PC, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, The Vermont Country Store and VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region. This show is presented through agreement with Music Theatre International.

Time: 5/18/18 7:30pm - 5/28/18 4:00pm
Location: Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Rd., Dorset
Feb
1
2018
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May
31
2018

Green Mountain Youth Symphony C.A.M.P. Registration open

Green Mountain Youth Symphony C.A.M.P. Registration open Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Register now for the GMYS Creative Arts & Music Program (CAMP) @ Northern Vermont University-Johnson, August 5-11 2018.

CAMP is open to intermediate to advanced music students of orchestral instruments. Need based tuition assistance is available.

For more information and forms visit www.gmys-vt.org or email leah@gmys-vt.org.

Location: From the comfort of your home, Statewide
Apr
1
2018
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May
31
2018

Portraits of Artists by Photographer William Dixon

Portraits of Artists by Photographer William Dixon
Description:

Portraits of Artists by Photographer William Dixon
An event connected to the “Nourishing the Inner Artist: Conversations about Art, Creativity, and Imagination” creativity forums series.

LOCATION: Putney Public Library Central Library, 55 Main St, Putney, VT 05346

William Dixon presents a photographic series of local artists working in their studios. Included in the exhibit are photos of Ken Pick, Paul Stone, Dena Gartenstein Moses, Nancy Storrow, Joseph Fichter, Walter Slowinski, and Eugene Uman.

William Dixon has been photographing artists from the Putney community for several years. Artists at Work, his 2014 solo exhibition at the Vermont Center for Photography, focused on the creative process employed by these talented and creative people. To see more of William Dixon’s work, please visit: williamdixonphotography.net

This exhibition is one of the many activities offered as a part of the "Nourishing the Inner Artist: Conversations about Art, Creativity, and Imagination" creativity forums series. To view the full series, please visit: www.acwc.us/forums. The "Nourishing the Inner Artist: Conversations About Art, Creativity, & Imagination" creativity forums are being supported by the following partners and sponsors:

SPONSORS: The Brattleboro Reformer*Brattleboro Community Television*Brattleboro Food Co-Op*Brattleboro Savings & Loan*Latchis Arts*New Chapter*Southern Vermont Arts & Living*The Richards Group

PARTNERS: Antidote Books*Brooks Memorial Library*C. X. Silver Gallery LLC*Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery*Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts*River Gallery School*Putney Public Library*Sandglass Theater

Location: Putney Library, 55 Main Street, Putney