Weekly Conversation On The Arts

Weekly Conversation On The Arts

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Every week, host Neal Charnoff talks with authors, actors, playwrights, musicians, artists and the people who make the arts happen in Vermont.More from Weekly Conversation On The Arts »

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A Quest For Fame Turns Inward As Local Musician Writes New Song Each Day

A couple hundred days ago, Vermont singer and songwriter Dan Weintraub challenged himself to write one song each day for 1,000 days.

A Quest For Fame Turns Inward As Local Musician Writes New Song Each Day

Musician George Walker Petit Is Back On The Scene In Vermont

Jazz musician George Walker Petit has played with plenty of prominent musicians all over the world, but it was the Vermont music scene that recently called him back.

For Art Hop, A Dancer Explores Liminality At The Edge Of Lake Champlain

Erika Senft Miller is a dancer and choreographer who draws inspiration from specific sites and incorporates them into to her performances. As an arts educator and steward of the land and the lake, Senft Miller has chosen to stage her latest site-specific piece at the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center on Burlington's waterfront.

For Art Hop, A Dancer Explores Liminality At The Edge Of Lake Champlain

Lights! Camera! Horror! Northwest Nightmares Film Festival Contest Underway

Costume and fashion designer Renee Laroche-Rheaume dressed dozens of television and movie actors at her former gig in a large three-story vintage clothing shop not far from the iconic cross-streets of Hollywood and Vine in Los Angeles. Upon returning to her native Franklin County, she and her husband then dressed themselves and a small cast and created a horror film short which they entered into a local movie contest.

Lights! Camera! Horror! Northwest Nightmares Film Festival Contest Underway

Information And Art At The Village Kiosk In Plainfield

Plainfield artist and illustrator Jenni Bee's latest endeavor uses a common site in many town centers to showcase the artwork of others.

UVM Medical Center Draws Inspiration With Virtual Art Gallery

More than 100 pieces by Vermont artists are on display, available to browse and search in a virtual gallery whose beginnings sprang from the desire to honor the memory of a loved one.

Burlington Boys And Girls Club Can Soar In New Eagle-Emblazoned Van

Jill Badolato is determined to fuse her work with the local arts community with her role as director of social responsibility for Dealer.com in Burlington.

Local Photographer Brings Movement And Sound To Still Portraits

South Burlington artist Todd Lockwood said he waited for "something evolutionary to share" before he mounted a new show. He said he feels that time is now.

Passing Traditional Music And Culture On To A New Generation

During singer/songwriter Dana Robinson's travels across the country and beyond, he says a single trait stood out about certain communities: Places that play music together function better.

Young Vermont Director Presents 'Almost, Maine' At Stowe Theater Guild

This fall, Stowe native Owen Leavey heads back to New York City for the second of a two-year professional actors' training program at Cap21 Conservatory. But while he's home for the summer, he is taking on his directorial debut at Stowe Theater Guild with "Almost, Maine."

Young Vermont Director Presents 'Almost, Maine' At Stowe Theater Guild

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