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.
Although the grounds are closed, Shelburne Museum is forging ahead, making its treasures accessible to the public in fresh ways.
This would normally be Vermont Craft Council’s Spring Open Studio Weekend, but COVID-19 has done its damage to visual artists and artisans, just as it has to performing artists.
A young mother struggles to hold on to her hard-earned recovery, despite the threat of an all-too-attractive boyfriend who wants to bring her down with him. But despite the subject matter, there’s plenty of humor in Peter Espenshade’s new play, “St. Bernard, An Opioid Play.”
On March 13, Northern Stage was enjoying the success of “Citrus,” its world premiere production of Celeste Jennings’ choreopoem about the plight of black women, when Gov. Phil Scott declared a state of emergency. Before opening curtain that night, the cast was informed that this would be the…
Carol MacDonald is one of that rare breed of artists who is as eloquent in words as she is in her art. Both express her deep love and respect for what it means to be human, to be vulnerable, to seek healing and to project a more hopeful future. Especially in this time of COVID-19 challenge, …
Francesca Blanchard, the Burlington-based bilingual singer-songwriter, has been teasing her fans for months by releasing four new songs such as the most recent “Happy for You.”
Pianist Michael Arnowitt wants you to become his patron. But you don’t have to be rich – or have a lot of money.
“In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met” is an exhibition well worth seeing, first of all, because it comes to you online.
A few years ago, I was standing inside the top floor of the three-story turret tower at Rutland’s Chaffee Art Center. The sweeping round room was empty, and flooded with sunlight, and held secret priceless pieces of the house’s history.
To the world, Sam Lloyd Jr. was the sad-sack lawyer Ted Buckland in the hit TV show “Scrubs,” but the Weston native was known to Vermonters for his innumerable comic performances at Weston Playhouse — and even more for his irresistible personal warmth.
While Vermont musicians have had to adapt to the new reality of no live performances in front of audiences and are now relegated to performing online, the state’s music stores, which musicians rely on for anything from strings to reeds, are also looking for ways to retrieve lost income while…
“Vermont Arts: What Do We Want to Become?” facilitated by the Community Engagement Lab, aims to encourage discussion of the future.
Interested parties are invited to attend a virtual forum co-hosted by the Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Creative Network for the arts and creative sector with a goal to catalyze and support Vermont’s creative economy during COVID-19.
Montpelier, with its population of less than 8,000, shouldn’t have a professional theater of its own — but it does.
Michel Moyse’s digital art is completely enthralling. To be in the presence of one of his projected motion-paintings is to be totally immersed in a visual, physical and aesthetic experience.
Few arts organizations were prepared for the COVID-19, but Putney’s Yellow Barn Music Festival found itself poised to perform.
Thanks are heartfelt confirmation of the importance of Emergency Art Kits that are now in the homes of every one of the school’s students from kindergarten through sixth grade — 223 children in all.
For 15 years, Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre has been Rutland’s theater company. With both professional antecedents and aspirations, the community theater has become a gem in the region’s arts community.
Nearly everyone in Vermont is taking a hit from the COVID-19 pandemic, financially and psychologically. No sector has been hit harder than the arts, which many see as a luxury, and where secure full-time employment isn’t common.
If you’ve ever driven through downtown Rutland, there’s a good chance you’re already a fan of Kathryn Wiegers’ art without even knowing it.
It’s surprising but the CD “Golden” just released by Keith Murphy and Becky Tracy is their first duo album.
At a time when some are questioning the value of classical music, Capital City Concerts is celebrating 20 years of concerts — frequently sold out — by some of the world’s top musicians, including some of Vermont’s finest composers, instrumentalists and singers.
In 1976, Rick Veitch drove to Montpelier from his home in Bellows Falls with a portfolio of his cartoons. This month, Veitch was named Vermont’s fourth cartoonist laureate.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt plans for concerts, music festivals and other cultural events. On Monday, the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival announced that, for the first time in 37 years, the celebrated fest — scheduled to take over Burlington June 5-14 — “will not happen as p…
Vermonters and the rest of the country now have the chance to see the new sci-fi adventure by Vermont Filmmaker David Giancola. “Axcellerator” opened n Amazon.com on April 10.
When Bobby’s heart stops, 27-year-old intern Maggie Johnson saves him, much against the hospital’s wishes. That happens in the first chapter of Peter Hogenkamp’s “The Intern,” scheduled for release Monday.
Montpelier blues musician Dave Keller is watching 85% of his income go down the drain because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last Monday, dozens of people from all over the state logged onto the videoconference platform Zoom to participate in an arts-centered virtual story circle, hosted by the Montpelier-based arts organization Community Engagement Lab.
On Monday evenings, members of the Mad River Chorale rehearse for their spring or holiday concerts. Like everything else, this weekly event was turned upside down by COVID-19.
Vermont was home to its own Post-Romantic Viennese composer for more than 25 years, yet his work is only beginning to be known here.
Social Distance Opera is bringing together singers and pianists from throughout the world to perform full operas with piano accompaniment – from home.
Many of us are staying home, avoiding gatherings and unnecessary visits to town. We have a lot of time on our hands. It’s a good time to listen to music by Vermonters.
That Vermont musicians, nonclassical in particular, struggle to make a living comes as no surprise. But Big Heavy World, in its “Vermont Music Ecosystem Development Survey Findings Report,” released in December, reveals just how our musicians feel about it.