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.

Bob Cantius/Vermont Center For Photography

Sarah Wunderle from Bellows Falls suggested The Santa Express aboard the Green Mountain Flyer from Bellows Falls to Chester and back on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Courtesty, Chandler Center for the Arts

Lenore Pepe is an artist from Swanton and suggested the free, all-ages Creating Ornaments workshop at the Swanton Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Courtesy, Jeh Kulu

Kimberly Caterino is a long-time student of West African drum and dance and suggested the 21st Annual Jeh Kulu Drum & Dance Festival this weekend, Friday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 8 at Burlington's City Hall.

Courtesy, Thangka Gallery

Musician, filmmaker and photographer Fred Wilbur suggested the multimedia exhibit Precious Guru created by The Triptich Journey artists through October 30th in the Central Vermont Medical Center lobby.

Courtesy, The Snaz

Chittenden County artist Maggie Sherman recommended the Alejandro Ziegler Quartet from Buenos Aires performing Argentine tango music on Friday, October 23rd at 7:30 p.m. at Shelburne Town Hall.

Courtesy, Neysa Russo

S.B. Sobel, a painter, printmaker and poet from Montpelier suggested the felted wool tapestry pieces of Neysa Russo on the walls at Bagito's Cafe in Montpelier through December.

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.