Art Hounds

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Anyone in the arts community can be an Art Hound. Just fill out the form and tell us about a local performance, gallery opening or event you'd like to share with other VPR listeners. Then, call the VPR Art Hounds hotline at 1-802-778-9585 to record your recommendation.

Art Hounds features voices from the region's arts community bragging on upcoming shows, exhibits and performances they want you to see! Listen for Art Hounds on Thursday afternoons just before 5 during All Things Considered and again on Friday mornings just before 9, during Morning Edition.

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Art Hounds on VPR is adapted from Minnesota Public Radio News and is powered by The Public Insight Network.

Theo Fetter of Montpelier and dancer and choreographer Willow Wonder of Barre Town both suggested The Hanna Satterlee Dance Company performance of Animal this Saturday, April 25th at 7 p.m. at Spruce Peak Arts in Stowe.

Goddard College

Musician Peg Tassey of Plainfield suggested Vermont super group Magic City at the Haybarn at Goddard College on Friday, April 17th at 8 p.m.

Vermont Comedy Club

Gordon Bock of Northfield recommended the Green Mountain Youth Symphony Orchestra three-concert event beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 11th at the Barre Opera House.

Vermont Fiddle Orchestra

Kobi Jaro, a student at Brattleboro Union High School in Brattleboro recommended the HeArt And Soul Gallery, featuring the artwork of several local high school students. The gallery is up during April Gallery Walk at the River Garden in Brattleboro, beginning Friday, April 3rd at 5:30 p.m., and through the month.

Karen Mallory of Walpole, New Hampshire recommended the Steel Wheels simulcast to benefit brain cancer research on Saturday, March 28th at 7:30. The concert at Bellows Falls Opera House is sold out and Popolo Restaurant will simulcast the concert live on Concert Window and show it on their big screen. Make reservations here.

Stowe Dance Academy

Arts patron John Vickery of Burlington suggested Bach in the Subways with local classical musicians celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach's 330th birthday with free concerts at Burlington Town Center on Saturday, March 21st from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m.

Burlington Civic Symphony Orchestra

Julie Walker of Westport, New York, suggested the Burlington Civic Symphony Orchestra spring concert on Saturday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m. at the Elley-Long Music Center in Colchester.

Photo courtesy, Spruce Peak Arts

Musician and journalist Louis Erlanger of Brattleboro recommended Daptone recording artist Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens in concert at Next Stage in Putney on March 21st at 7:30 p.m.

Photo courtesy artist, Matt Brackett

Bob Swartz of St. Johnsbury is a devotee of Catamount Arts, now celebrating its 40th year and he suggested Boston artist Matt Brackett's exhibit up now in the Main Gallery through March 22nd, called Dark Waters/Grateful Daughters. There is a meet-the-artist reception on Friday, February 20th from 5 till 7 p.m.

Photo courtesy Big Heavy World

Chris Mazzerella suggested the benefit concert for Lost Nation Theater featuring Hot Flannel at Montpelier City Hall Theater on Saturday, February 14th at 7:30 p.m.