Arts & Culture

VPR reporting on Arts & Culture in the region. Follow the Weekly Conversation On The Arts and Art Hounds.

Art Hounds: Welcoming A New Year

Dec 22, 2012

http://www.vpr.net/audio/programs/238/2012/12/Art Hounds -1220.mp3

Dr. Sue Deppe of Colchester, Vermont, called the VPR Art Hounds hotline to recommended the Green Mountain Mahler Festival's New Year's Day concert of Beethoven's 9th Symphony.

Deppe is involved in her local arts community and serves as a church musician.

Art Hounds: Holiday

Dec 13, 2012

http://www.vpr.net/audio/programs/238/2012/12/Mary Art Hounds-1213.mp3

Our Waterbury Art Hound, Tom Stevens, called to suggest a holiday concert full of traditional and non-traditional songs and carols this weekend.

The Waterbury Community Choir, under the direction of Ann Harvey, will perform at this free event at the Congregational Church in Waterbury Center, Vermont.

Art Hounds: A River Of Light

Dec 6, 2012

http://www.vpr.net/audio/programs/238/2012/12/Mary Art Hounds-1206.mp3

Rep. Tom Stevens of Waterbury called the hotline to recommend this Saturday's River of Light lantern parade in Waterbury, Vermont.

The parade begins at Thatcher Brook Elementary School at 5 p.m., with Vermont's street samba percussionists, Sambatucada and coincides with the Annual Holiday Stroll.

Art Hounds: Artisanal Holiday

Nov 29, 2012

Two local Art Hounds called our VPR Art Hounds hotline to rave about this weekend's Cherry Street Artisans' Event in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Kelly Therieux and Steve Lloyd both urged VPR listeners not to miss holiday shopping in the most local of ways at this sale, held in a Victorian home in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Art Hounds: Crafting

Nov 16, 2012

Rob Hunter of Frog Hollow Gallery on the Church Street Marketplace in Burlington, Vermont, called the VPR Art Hounds hotline to suggest the Women's Festival of Crafts to VPR listeners.

Christina Ferguson of Essex Junction, Vermont, called to rave about the outdoor sculpture in Manchester, Vermont, at the Wilburton Inn.

Listen to past Art Hounds episodes here.

Art Hounds: Angels in America

Nov 10, 2012

http://www.vpr.net/audio/programs/238/2012/11/Art Hounds-1108.mp3

Suzanne Dirmaier from Waterbury Center, Vermont, called the VPR Art Hounds hotline to suggest this weekend's, Hooked in The Mountains, a rug-hooking exhibit at The Round Barn at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont.

The exhibit and classes run through November 18th.

Art Hounds: Boxed In

Nov 1, 2012

This week, our Art Hounds take us to the stage for several performances around the region.

Mark Binder of Pomfret, Vermont, called the VPR Art Hounds hotline to recommend a benefit event for Rural Vermont, with storyteller Annie Hawkins.

Art Hounds: Going to Waterbury

Oct 25, 2012

Thatcher Brook School's art teacher, MK Monley In Waterbury, Vermont, called the VPR Art Hounds hotline to recommend an event put together by Representative Tom Stevens.

Local artists' works will be on display in the Vermont State Hospital, damaged and rendered unusable by Tropical Storm Irene.

Ted Schiffman in Haverhill, New Hampshire called the Art Hounds hotline to recommend two upcoming shows.

Canadian singer/songwriter James Keelaghan appears at Court Street Arts in Haverhill on Saturday, September 15th and singer Michelle Shocked brings her "Roccupy America" tour to Alumni Hall at Court Street Arts on Thursday, September 27th.

Swale

Oct 25, 2012

Freelance writer John Flanagan of Richmond came to the VPR studios to talk up local band, Swale and its 10th anniversary performance at Radio Bean in Burlington on Friday, September 28th.

Janet Cobb from Norwich called about Windsor artist Carol Santa Maria's exhibit, "Painting the Wind," in Lyme, New Hampshire.

Painted & Drawn

Oct 25, 2012
Paedra Peter Bramhall

Artist Peggy Kannenstine suggested an exhibit by Vermont painter, Paedra Peter Bramhall. The works, on display now at Maison Kasini in Montreal, Quebec, touch on some potentially uncomfortable themes.
 
From Bramhall's exhibit page: "There is a place for beautiful, soothing art. There is a place for art which jogs the mind of the viewer and produces questions and questioning."
 

Art Hounds: Painted And Drawn

Oct 18, 2012
Paedra Peter Bramhall

Artist Peggy Kannenstine suggested an exhibit by Vermont painter, Paedra Peter Bramhall. The works, on display now at Maison Kasini in Montreal, Quebec, touch on some potentially uncomfortable themes.

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