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.

UVM Lane Series

Shoshana Frieden from Stowe suggested the The Gathering: Concert For Autumn Colors featuring David Lindlay, Barbara Higbee and others on Saturday, October 10th at 8 p.m. at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

Courtesy, S.P.A.C.E. Gallery

Gail Nunziata recommended the documentary Finding Traction, featuring Vermonter Nikki Kimball's fast Long Trail run. Screenings benefit Girls On The Run Vermont and will be shown this weekend in Brattleboro and Williston Central School.

Michael Tsang of Waterbury recommended the first-ever Vermont performance by 100-piece Shenyun Symphony Orchestra, playing Eastern and Western musical fusion on Sunday, October 4th at the Flynn.

Courtesy, Christine Hauck

Musician Patty Jacob of Jeffersonville suggested the Lamoille County Players staging of Curtains at the Hyde Park Opera House on Saturday, September 26th.

Artist Colleen Clark from Burlington recommended Paint Your Pet at Burlington Paint & Sip on Cherry Street in Burlington, Wednesday, September 30th from 7 till 10 p.m.

Artist, Tom Fels

Mary Byrne of Mendon is a local arts patron and suggested, Mountains To Mountains, People To People, a photography exhibit and auction featuring local works to benefit Nepalese earthquake victims. The event is Saturday, September 19th at the Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain in Mendon.

Courtesy Rokeby Museum

Susannah Morlock from Danville recommended The Farm: Drawings of Rowland Evans Robinson, 1850-1880 up at the Rokeby Museum visitors' center in Ferrisburgh through October 25.

Mara Williams is the chief curator of the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center suggested the biannual puppet festival called Puppets in the Green Mountains in the Living Memorial Park in Brattleboro with performances by through September 20. 

Wilmington Memorial Hall

Nelson Jaquay suggested the opening of the fall season of the Old Firehouse Concert Series, featuring the Sky Blue Boys on Saturday, September 5th at 7:30 p.m. in Tinmouth.

Mad River Valley Craft Fair

Kathleen Kanz is a stand-up comic in central Vermont and recommended the comedy showcase at La Puerta Negra in Montpelier on September 3rd at 8 p.m.

Stowe Tango Music Festival

Brian Harwood recommended the Stowe Tango Music Festival, going on now through Sunday, August 23rd at various venues in Stowe.

The Rutland Herald

Mary Ann Feeney of Castleton is a guide at Shelburne Museum and she recommended Castleton Colonial Day on  Saturday, August 15th from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Credit, Mud Studios

Poetry People co-founder Ellen Bethea of Fletcher suggested The Festival of The Arts 2015 on Saturday, August 8th in Jeffersonville from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.