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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Sandglass Theater

Allan Greenspan recommended Sandglass Theater's family friendly puppet show called, Punschi on Saturday, July 25th at 1 p.m. at the Historic Town Hall in Wilmington.

Rock River Arts

Louise Sirois, director of the Crowell Gallery in Newfane and artist Alice Freeman, also of Newfane both suggested the 23rd Annual Rock River Artist Tour on Saturday and Sunday, July 18th and 19th in Newfane, South Newfane and Williamsville.

New Nile Orchestra

Elliot Burg in Middlesex recommended the 2015 Summer Concert Series in the Martha Pellerin & Andy Shapiro Bandstand on Shady Rill each Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.

Courtesy, Sally Olsen / Bill Reed Voice Studio

Middlebury College theater professor Dana Yeaton suggested, Pirate Birthday Party from local film director Peter Ferland. See the film Sunday, June 28th at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.

Photo courtesy of Peg Tassey

Musician Peg Tassey of Plainfield suggested a reading by author Fay Webern, who will read from her book, The Button Thief of East 14th Street: Scenes From a Life on the Lower East Side 1927-1957 on Tuesday, June 23rd.

Aidron Duckworth Museum, Meriden, New Hampshire

Former theater owner Rick Winston suggested the Goddard College Gamelan Sulukala in concert at the Plainfield Opera House on Sunday, June 21st at 4 p.m.

Mila Pinigin from Meriden, New Hampshire recommended the Asbury Short Film Concert to benefit the Aidron Duckworth Art Museum on Friday, June 26th at the Flickinger Auditorium at Kimble Union Academy at 7:30 p.m.

Salem Art Works

Artist Julia Johnson from Salem, New York, suggested the Sculpture Park Party at Cary Hill Sculpture Park with Salem Art Works on Saturday, June 6th from 3 to 9 p.m.

Nelson Jaquay recommended the final concert in the Old Firehouse series in Tinmouth with the duo, Blackbird on Friday, June 5th.

Musician James Eichelberger from East Fairfield recommended another in the Summer Evenings With Vermont Treasures concerts, featuring the Sky Blue Boys on Friday, May 29th from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Meeting House on the Green in East Fairfield.

Photo courtesy of KPCW

Erica Scott suggested the Nashville Songwriters Series & Benefit Concert on Saturday, June 6th at 7:30 p.m. with Kris Gruen, The Mann Sisters and Nashville singer-songwriter Joe Doyle at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe. There is a songwriter series workshop and the concert will benefit the Lamoille County Home Health and Hospice.

Artist, Tiffany Heerema

BJ Walker from Brattleboro suggested the paper collages of Tiffany Heerema at the Crowell Gallery in the Moore Free Library in Newfane, which is up throughout the month of May.