Art Hounds

Thursdays 4:55p.m. & Fridays 8:50 a.m.

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.

Courtesy, Champlain Philharmonic

An art sale of pieces painted by community members in Pomfret, a community orchestra in Poultney and competitive student dancers in Stowe!

Improv comedy in Burlington, a documentary from Sundance about a Bennington doctor’s Brooklyn childhood and a production of 'Beauty and the Beast' in Bellows Falls.

Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m., at Burlington City Arts in Burlington: Design Activism: Conversation from the Front Lines of The Opioid Crisis, a conversation on the crisis and how the arts community can respond, suggested by Colleen Clark from Burlington.

Courtesy, McClary Hill Farm

Irish music, classical tunes and cartoons — plus a chance to get your play produced by local theater company.

Artist, Melanie Webb

A photography project featuring students just setting out after high school, a jazz concert with local favorite Audrey Bernstein and national and international circus stars in performance are some of the events you can add to your social calendar!

Courtesy of Maureen Sheldon

Witness the messier, funnier side of love with a play in Essex, use your own body to move artistically in a community yoga setting and view photos of the Northeast Kingdom in Brattleboro.

Tim Barden

Bluegrass and the blues, comedy and cartoons — all great choices for upcoming weekend arts events!

Courtesy, Farm To Ballet

Ballet auditions for summertime outdoor performances, photography of the NEK and a play full of hilarity and heartbreak are on the docket for things to do in the region's art world this week and next!

Courtesy, Dick Dickinson/Audubon

VPR Art Hounds have found upcoming events for bird and photography lovers, storytellers, quilters and dancers.

Courtesy Kathleen Kolb

Catch the farewell performance of a local bluegrass group before they disband and head West, celebrate the presidential inauguration with art and explore various dance genres with workshops in Burlington.

Poster by Nance Shaw. Printed by Messenger Print and Design, St. Albans

Take in an evening with "The Logger", try out a full weekend of Cajun music and dance, see a documentary at a film fest or warm up with a dance party.

Courtesy, Northend Studios

VPR's Art Hounds have found an orchestra performance, two plays with young actors and a Venezuelan percussion and dance group for you to enjoy.

Courtesy, The Sheldon Museum/Artist Sarah Ashe

Discover new artists and venues in the new year!

Dave Celone

Intricate carvings with hidden images grace a pop-up gallery in White River Junction, plus students from a voice studio perform a holiday cabaret.

Enjoy arts events featuring student writers, musicians and actors, a holiday pop-up shop with works by local artisans and some holiday concerts.

SM Motion Graphics and Visual Effects, Artist Shaun Machia

From Cajun fiddling to a twist on classic ballet to printmaking and photography, find lots of diverse arts events this weekend all around the region.

Courtesy, TW Wood Gallery

After the tofurkey and pie and leftovers and football, here are some arts events to be grateful for this holiday weekend and beyond.

Courtesy, Sharon Academy

This weekend, look forward to a dance party at Nectar's, classical Christmas music, holiday train rides and pirates on stage.

Courtesy, Emer Pond Feeney/OffCenter For Dramatic Arts

This weekend, take in a play in Burlington, come in from the cold for some live music  in Townshend or watch dancers onstage in West Rutland.

Graphic design by Miki Hickel

VPR's Art Hounds suggest several staged plays, a West African drumming and dance workshop, an art exhibit and a horror film fest.

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