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Talk of the Arts: A year-long celebration

By Alex Aldrich How do you commemorate a 50th anniversary? A gift of gold? A fancy party? This is the dilemma the Arts Council faced as we discussed how to celebrate 50 years of public funding for...

Winter picks

Brattleboro Clayworks Holiday Sale 532 Putney Rd, Brattleboro http://www.brattleboroclayworks.com All December long Brattleboro Clayworks is Southern Vermont’s ceramics resource center. Clayworks...

Wine resolutions: Five objectives to enhance your enjoyment

By Marty Ramsburg As this issue goes to press, 2014 is coming to a close, with 2015 in sight. Our new year starts with January, named after Janus, the Roman god of gates and doors generally depicted...

Shared printmaking space opens in Brattleboro

Make your own fine art-work or art-wear at the newly opened Brattleboro Printmakers— a non-toxic, water based silkscreen studio open to membership 24/7 by code entry access. Brattleboro Printmakers...

Economic engine: the impact of Southern Vermont’s arts scene

By Joyce Marcel There are a lot of ways to assess a creative economy. One simple way is to add up the budgets of many of the area’s larger arts and cultural organizations, which indicates their...

Arts with letters: libraries are doubling as art galleries

You might not expect to see paintings by such major artists as Wolf Kahn or Emily Mason in a community library in Southern Vermont, but at the Moore Free Library in Newfane you will. Nineteenth...

Historical detail, contemporary design: the Brooks House reopens

By Katherine P. Cox Restoration of the Brooks House, an iconic building built in 1871 that spans half a block on Main Street, has brought grandeur back to downtown Brattleboro. The Second...

Cargo bikes enter the transportation mainstream

By Troy Shaheen Could cargo bikes sweep through Vermont, minimize carbon emissions, alter our notions of space and time, and revolutionize the way we organize our communities? Go Vermont and their...

Cold storage: How Harlow farm keeps vegetables through the winter

By Allyson Wendt There’s a touch of frost on the fields as I arrive at Harlow Farm in Westminster on an early November morning. After a long, warm fall, winter is definitely coming. I head for the...

Music & Theatre

Bellows Falls Opera House 7 Centennial Square, Rockingham http://www.bfoperahouse.com, 802 463-3964 March 28, 2015: The Steel Wheels, with Todd Roach, Mac Ritchey and Beth Lavinder, benefit concert...

At the Museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Mon-Sun (Closed Mon) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Thru Dec 21: Small Works Show, with figuratives, landscapes,...

At the Galleries

Bennington Arts Guild 103 South St, Bennington http://www.benningtonartsguild.org , 802 442-7838 Thru Dec 31: The Bennington Arts Guild Holiday Show.   Catherine Dianich Gallery 139 Main St,...

Farmers Markets

Farmers’ Markets Bennington: Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market, first and third Saturday each month, at First Baptist Church, http://www.nofavt.org. Bellows Falls: Bellows Fall Farmers’...

Workshops & Classes

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center 636 Marble St, Rutland http://www.carvingstudio.org, 802 438-2097 March 14-15: Introductory Stone Carving Workshop. Two days of hand carving techniques and stone...

Winter picks

Brattleboro Clayworks Holiday Sale 532 Putney Rd, Brattleboro http://www.brattleboroclayworks.com All December long Brattleboro Clayworks is Southern Vermont’s ceramics resource center. Clayworks...

Music & Theatre

Bellows Falls Opera House 7 Centennial Square, Rockingham http://www.bfoperahouse.com, 802 463-3964 March 28, 2015: The Steel Wheels, with Todd Roach, Mac Ritchey and Beth Lavinder, benefit concert...

At the Museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Mon-Sun (Closed Mon) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Thru Dec 21: Small Works Show, with figuratives, landscapes,...

At the Galleries

Bennington Arts Guild 103 South St, Bennington http://www.benningtonartsguild.org , 802 442-7838 Thru Dec 31: The Bennington Arts Guild Holiday Show.   Catherine Dianich Gallery 139 Main St,...

Farmers Markets

Farmers’ Markets Bennington: Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market, first and third Saturday each month, at First Baptist Church, http://www.nofavt.org. Bellows Falls: Bellows Fall Farmers’...

Workshops & Classes

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center 636 Marble St, Rutland http://www.carvingstudio.org, 802 438-2097 March 14-15: Introductory Stone Carving Workshop. Two days of hand carving techniques and stone...

Talk of the Arts: A year-long celebration

By Alex Aldrich How do you commemorate a 50th anniversary? A gift of gold? A fancy party? This is the dilemma the Arts Council faced as we discussed how to celebrate 50 years of public funding for...

Shared printmaking space opens in Brattleboro

Make your own fine art-work or art-wear at the newly opened Brattleboro Printmakers— a non-toxic, water based silkscreen studio open to membership 24/7 by code entry access. Brattleboro Printmakers...

Economic engine: the impact of Southern Vermont’s arts scene

By Joyce Marcel There are a lot of ways to assess a creative economy. One simple way is to add up the budgets of many of the area’s larger arts and cultural organizations, which indicates their...

Arts with letters: libraries are doubling as art galleries

You might not expect to see paintings by such major artists as Wolf Kahn or Emily Mason in a community library in Southern Vermont, but at the Moore Free Library in Newfane you will. Nineteenth...

Historical detail, contemporary design: the Brooks House reopens

By Katherine P. Cox Restoration of the Brooks House, an iconic building built in 1871 that spans half a block on Main Street, has brought grandeur back to downtown Brattleboro. The Second...

Cargo bikes enter the transportation mainstream

By Troy Shaheen Could cargo bikes sweep through Vermont, minimize carbon emissions, alter our notions of space and time, and revolutionize the way we organize our communities? Go Vermont and their...

Wine resolutions: Five objectives to enhance your enjoyment

By Marty Ramsburg As this issue goes to press, 2014 is coming to a close, with 2015 in sight. Our new year starts with January, named after Janus, the Roman god of gates and doors generally depicted...

Cold storage: How Harlow farm keeps vegetables through the winter

By Allyson Wendt There’s a touch of frost on the fields as I arrive at Harlow Farm in Westminster on an early November morning. After a long, warm fall, winter is definitely coming. I head for the...

Farmers Markets

Farmers’ Markets Bennington: Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market, first and third Saturday each month, at First Baptist Church, http://www.nofavt.org. Bellows Falls: Bellows Fall Farmers’...