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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.  

COLCHESTER — The Vermont Symphony Orchestra continued its online season Saturday with “Music for Days Like This,” an eclectic program of classics and lighter material. While the program was a bit timid, the performances and filming at the Elley-Long Music Center were quite fine.

When Karen Dillon took the reins of the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph in May 2019 she knew there were challenges ahead. The staff were just two, competition was fierce with many other arts organizations in the region, and filling the 575-seat auditorium would require outreach beyo…

Currently open public art exhibits, galleries and museums throughout the region.

If Vermont were to have an official state singer it would be Patti Casey. The popular singer-songwriter and guitarist’s songs grace three state videos, “Ceres Returns” with the song “Into This Night,” the Agency of Agriculture’s “A Vermont Fall: Bittersweet Beauty” with “A Willing Heart,” and “Fall Foliage In Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom,” with the song “Down From Canada.”

After a successful live-streamed Jukebox, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra will present its second online program, “Music for Days Like This,” prerecorded and streamed Nov. 21. Jukebox is largely for accessibility to newcomers, while this is slightly more “serious.”

An art and technology panel discussion at Helen Day Art Center March 12 was the first keynote event of the Vermont Curators Group’s “2020 Vision” project. Galleries, museums, and cultural centers around Vermont had a year of exhibitions and events scheduled for “2020 Vision: Seeing the World…

Patti Casey and the Wicked Fine Players join forces for good in a benefit concert that will be streamed, by ticket only, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 20-22.

Currently open public art exhibits, galleries and museums throughout the region.

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Northern Stage has taken another big step in creating compelling virtual theater. It’s third effort, a double bill of Marisa Smith’s “The Naked Librarian,” a world premiere, and Anton Chekhov’s “On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco,” went online Thursday and remains avail…

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Northern Stage has taken another big step in creating compelling virtual theater. It’s third effort, a double bill of Marisa Smith’s “The Naked Librarian,” a world premiere, and Anton Chekhov’s “On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco,” went online Thursday and remains avail…

"Banjo Dan" Lindner, from Montpelier, is aging gracefully saying only, “I’m in my 70s, that’s all you are going to get from me.” He talks candidly about his musical future and isn’t ready to retire explaining, “I still think I can entertain and be worthwhile.”

Northern Stage is closing its innovative Tiny Necessary Theater streaming series with a double bill of a world premiere and a classic. Anton Chekhov’s “On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco” isn’t quite what it purports to be, and Marisa Smith’s “The Naked Librarian” discovers unexpected long-te…

Marshfield-based soprano and Scrag Mountain Music co-Artistic Director Mary Bonhag will perform a virtual recital of music inspired by her own religious and spiritual practice at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, live-streamed from the Highland Center for the Arts.

Middlebury Acting Company (MACo) presents The American Dream Project, a new, monthly online play reading series, starting on Sunday, Nov. 15. Through the project, MACo seeks to create a community of people interested in reading and discussing seminal, relevant plays that directly pertain to issues of racial and economic inequities in our country.

Currently open public art exhibits, galleries and museums throughout the region.

Vermont musicians may not currently be able to perform for a live audience, and there are fewer and fewer record stores selling compact disc recordings. As a result, musicians are turning to online sales sites, and a favorite among Vermonters is Bandcamp.

At the outset of 2020, Madaila frontman Mark Daly was gearing up to release a series of four EPs. Each would be named after a cardinal direction and would attempt to conjure the essence of each locale, imagining what Madaila would sound like if it was birthed in that part of America.

Six new exhibits are open at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, including an important survey of mid-20th century figurative painting, solo shows featuring Andy Yoder and Rachel Portesi, an exhibit about ice shanties organized by the Vermont Folklife Center and paired with Erik Hoffner’s striking photographs of ice fishing holes, and an installation by Cynthia Parker-Houghton created as part of the Brattleboro Words Project.

Currently open public art exhibits, galleries and museums throughout the region.

Susan Haefner is what is known in theater circles as a “triple threat,” a consummate actress, singer and dancer — to say nothing of director, choreographer, producer and teacher. With a résumé full of Broadway, national touring and regional theater credits, she is one of a handful of theater…

Reflecting on 2020 and issues and experiences that it has brought to the forefront, Fleming staff and student interns selected artworks and objects from the museum’s permanent collection and wrote personal responses to them for “Reckoning.” Thoughtful and heartfelt, the responses offer viewers an intimacy in seeing artwork that especially moved, captivated, or pained them.

Studio Place Arts (SPA) has selected artist Austin Furtak-Cole to participate in its annual Studio Residency Program, now in its sixth year. Furtak-Cole is a painter from Vermont who received his master’s of fine art from Stony Brook University, New York, where he received the Provost’s Award.

Currently open public art exhibits, galleries and museums throughout the region.

For 2020-21, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra has moved its season online, thanks to COVID-19. And its opening concert Saturday marked a return to its Juke Box series, bringing together classics and today’s music in a lighter format, aimed at interesting new audiences. Whether or not it attrac…

Diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 18, Alexis Kyriak said she knew at a young age that she had a gift for art. But it was not until she was in her 40s and came to Vermont that it was realized.

During this strange time of COVID-19, we have all been drawn to reflect on our spheres of personal space and boundaries with the community beyond. “InterSpace,” a temporary art installation on the Montpelier front porch of artist/architects Alisa Dworsky and Danny Sagan, considers that dynamic.

One night during his senior year at Rutland High School, Peter Wallis, his sister, and a friend drove out to the Eddy Brothers property in remote Chittenden. Every town has its urban legends, and many, many years ago, word spread like wildfire about the Eddy brothers, who lived on a small fa…

A couple of popular Boston-based bands settle into The Backyard at Nectar’s next weekend, when Organically Good Trio and Ripe play back-to-back nights at the relatively new outdoor venue.