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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.  

Driving on River Road these days, visitors will come across perhaps Vermont’s only art gallery in a hayfield. The initial work, “My Heart Is Very Big” measures 10 feet by 42 inches, and depicts a woman walking in a field carrying a basket. Two sentences are painted in white in and around the…

This past month, a Vermont author won not one but four book awards. It’s rare to win an award for a published book let alone three in a single day and a total of four in two weeks. But that’s what happened to Weybridge author Doug Wilhelm, a former resident of Montpelier and Rutland Town.

Pierre Bensusan, the French guitarist, a frequent visitor to the state, was scheduled for three concerts in April, along his five-month tour of North America, now all canceled. Bensusan’s new album “Azwan” was recorded in preparation for this tour.

When the T.W. Wood Gallery holds its Summer Camp 2020, nine COVID-19-sensitive weeklong sessions for ages 7-14 beginning June 22, a new teacher will join its veteran staff.

Last year was a busy year in the arts at about this time. Perhaps if we were reminded of what we were missing, we might find new and better ways to make the arts blossom again as an important part of our lives.

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.

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.”

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.

Music videos live! At least they did at Friday’s TURNon Livestream concert presented by TURNmusic, the Waterbury contemporary music ensemble, on Facebook. Violinist Mary Rowell and composer-keyboardist Craig Pallett showcased their just released album “Meditations for Violin” – an entrancing…

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.”

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.

An Erik Nielsen premiere was a highlight of Friday’s online concert, the third in TURNmusic’s TURNon Livestream series being streamed on the Waterbury-based new music ensemble’s Facebook page. Works of Debussy, Robert Dick, Daniel Dorff and Ian Clarke were also performed in the 30-minute-plu…

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…

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.

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.

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.

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.

Northfield violist Elizabeth Reid opened the TURNon Livestream May concert series Friday, and it made two important points: first, that 21st-century classical music can be edgy and challenging while remaining tonal, and second, Reid has a deep understanding of this music, which she successfu…

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.

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.

Top fine arts organizations are doing their part to provide solace to their audiences, both musical and spiritual.