Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the following cancelations have been reported, and it is wise to call ahead when planning to attend any event. Note that Gov. Phil Scott, in creating a state of emergency, ordered all events involving more than 50 people canceled until April 15.
“Hiding in Plain Sight,” a solo exhibition of new work by Chiara No, opened earlier this month at the Vermont Studio Center’s Red Mill Gallery in Johnson.
Elyzabeth Joy Holford’s arrival in Johnson this summer for her new position at the helm of Vermont Studio Center was not the typical welcome for an executive director.
When Randolph’s Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival was forced to cancel its August concerts due to COVID-19, it thought it had an ace up its sleeve. The Cassotto Duo was scheduled to perform in the festival Aug. 21.
This past Sunday under an outdoor tent at the Carving Studio & Sculpture Center in West Rutland, Jake Paron was putting finishing touches on a marble sculpture to be installed in downtown Rutland as part of a socially-distanced exhibit.
GAAR will be streaming its 2020 season of plays beginning Aug. 20 with “Hands of Light,” a modern King Midas story.
In “One Room,” 14 short one-person plays, commissioned by Vermont’s oldest professional theater, face the sequestered life of the pandemic in intriguing ways, from tragic to comic, but mostly intriguingly human.
Town Hall Theater is staging the “Bridges 20/20” outdoor architecture exhibit, inviting visitors to engage and delight in five playful bridge-inspired structures placed across downtown through Oct. 16.
When the venerable Craftsbury Chamber Players found their annual six-week summer season stymied by COVID-19, it took two Vermont farm girls to find a new direction.
“America Now! Some Artists’ Reactions” is presented by Hall Art Foundation, an international arts organization with a center in Reading, about 35 miles outside Rutland.
“Face” is among Cathy Cone’s photographs and photograph/paintings in her solo exhibition “Milking Butterflies” at Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro.
When Vermont musician Gordon Stone died unexpectedly on July 10 his newest musical project “Gordon Stone: A Retrospective Anthology,” due for release that very same day was delayed.
Set in Vermont, written and performed by Vermonters, “A Fleeting Animal” is decidedly a Vermont opera, combining a love story with Vietnam War PTSD and the Northeast Kingdom.
“The blues don’t let you go / Till you know what you need to know,” sings John Fusco on “Bone Deep,” a centerpiece song on his stellar new double-album, “John the Revelator.” Released July 31, Fusco’s second album with the X-Road Riders is a doozy.
Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual, some opening, some streaming.
CORNISH, N.H. — What a perfect antidote to the COVID-19 blues — Mozart’s comic fairy tale opera “The Magic Flute.” Even the birds sang along with Prince Tamino’s flute at Thursday evening’s outdoor performance.
The star of the show was the great Broadway star Ethel Merman, actually Klea Blackhurst performing her delightful and rollicking tribute “Everything the Traffic Will Allow.”
“In this new America — a land of fractured ideological lines and tribal rivalries,” says John Fusco in the liner notes of his new double-album, “I am so proud to have a band made up of northern and southern chapters … where music knows no borders.”
Weston Playhouse will begin the public part of its Reimagined Season 2020 next week, after canceling its summer season in April because of COVID-19.
One Monday introduced “American Godzilla Story” — an online production of the fruits of a young student’s labor from New England Youth Theatre’s recent “Fearless Online Playwright” program.
This repaired ironstone basin, is among the pieces in “Mending Fences: New Works by Carol MacDonald” at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. MacDonald’s artwork includes monotype prints, objects, and site-specific installations, all rooted in artifacts and archives of Rokeby’s collections.
It isn’t often that a band from Vermont makes the news in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, so the March 9 issue of the Telegram published in St. John’s, Newfoundland was certainly a welcome boost for the Lamoille County-based Maple Run Band.
The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is sharing a first look at several of the feature films that will be available during the upcoming MNFF6: Online festival Aug. 27-Sept. 3.
MANCHESTER – Taconic Music musicians revealed virtuosity and musical depth in string quintets by Beethoven and Mendelssohn Saturday in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy. This was the third of four in Taconic Music’s Summer Concert Series, Vermont’s first indoor concert…
Opera North, confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic, is moving Summerfest 2020, its 38th season of live performances, to its Blow-Me-Down Farm location in Cornish, New Hampshire, where it will produce two family friendly shows.
After five months, Shelburne Museum’s physical campus reopens next week, beginning on July 30. Three of the museum’s galleries and all of the 45 acres of grounds will be open to the public four days a week with COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
The art that fills the “Glorious” Mutualism exhibit celebrates the interrelationships between plants, animals and humans. Curator Erika Lawlor Schmidt hoped that artists would explore the world of regenerative biodiversity that exists all around us.
One of Vermont’s most revered iconic musicians, Gordon Stone, passed away July 10, shocking his many friends and leaving a big hole in Vermont’s music community. Stone, 70, leaves behind an important body of recordings, influence in several musical styles and a performing career of more than…
Both Mad River Valley-born singer-songwriter Grace Potter and popular Castleton-born rock band Twiddle had their respective Burlington festival plans dashed this summer. But both will still bring their live shows for multiple-night runs at the Higher Ground Drive-In Experience in Essex Junction.
MANCHESTER — Taconic Music focused on chamber music’s most revered form — the string quartet — at the second of Taconic Music’s Summer Series at Burr and Burton Academy’s Summer Series, Saturday at Burr and Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts.
One of the oldest, if not the oldest, political theater companies in the country, Bread and Puppet is getting ready to present its first show since the pandemic hit, at the company’s farm and headquarters in Glover. “Inusurrection and Resurrection Services” will be presented in its pine fore…
On July 1, Eric Mallette became interim executive director of Rutland’s Paramount Theatre, replacing the retiring Bruce Bouchard after 12 years in the position. But now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, is hardly an ideal time to be at the head of any arts presenting organization.
A forest of leafless trees, branches touching and overlapping, fills the darkened studio of Highland Center for the Arts. Blue lights shine down on the bare branches as the full moon glows overhead. Recordings of haikus and layers of music deepen the atmosphere.
On July 4, Vermont-based country band Western Terrestrials released the track “Ethan Alien” on a variety of streaming services from its newly minted “Back in the Saddle of a Fever Dream” album.
Susanna Gellert, executive artistic director of Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, announced the debut of Weston Writers, the flagship project of Weston’s “Reimagined 2020 Season,” this week.
It must have been a gloomy day indeed at the Gustave Caillebotte household when his family bequeathed his paintings to the Louvre Museum on his behalf — and the venerable art institution refused them all.
Current listings of open public art exhibits, galleries and museums throughout the region.
MANCHESTER – Vermont’s first indoor concert since the beginning of the COVID-19 went off without a hitch Saturday. Masks were worn by 100 percent, social distancing was honored, hand-sanitizing stations were all over the place, the sold-out 50-member audience was appropriately spread out, an…
Tonight, Vermont will enjoy its first indoor concert since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Taconic Music Festival will begin its four-concert series of chamber music, “Celebrating Beethoven,” at Burr and Burton’s Riley Center for the Arts in Manchester.
Tim Lehmann is the current sculptor-in-residence at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland. He is using his residency to carve an exquisitely complex elecampane leaf in Danby marble.
Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph is celebrating its 10th annual Summer Pride Festival this year virtually. The lineup includes a photo exhibit, both online and in the main gallery, plus a silent auction of books on pride and theater arts, and three Vermont Pride Theater plays, each p…
Fans of bands like the Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons and Trampled By Turtles will find a lot to love about the Ghost of Paul Revere.