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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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

New Young Adult Novel From Local Author Margot Harrison Aims To Chill

If you know a young adult reader who likes the kind of books that you need to store in the freezer at night, you might steer them toward the newest thriller from Margot Harrison.

New Young Adult Novel From Local Author Margot Harrison Aims To Chill

Chelsea Group Uses Creative Expression To Help Heal Trauma

An organization called SafeArt in Chelsea is on a mission to heal. Through performances, individual work and group classes, SafeArt offers up creative expression for all age groups as a means to heal and even prevent trauma and abuse.

Harlan Mack On His Salvaged Bicycle Bear And The Art Of Working With No Expectations

Sculptor, painter and blacksmith Harlan Mack tells a story through his art. And Mack, who is the sculpture tech at Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, just added another character to the narrative.

Harlan Mack On His Salvaged Bicycle Bear And The Art Of Working With No Expectations

Memory Vs. Imagination: Vermont Poet Enlists Both For New Book

In his latest book of poems, Vermont-born writer Stanford Searl draws on muses to help mine his memories of growing up in the mill town of 1950s Ludlow.

Worcester Guitarist Composes Music Inspired By Stephen King

Last year, Danielle O'Hallisey found herself amidst a coming-together of unrelated events, the result of which led to the composition of an exciting new work.

North Of The Border, An Eco-Friendly Fest Generates Music, Food And Very Little Garbage

Ready to outdo itself again this year, the brash and bawdy — yet completely kid-friendly — ShazamFest begins its second decade entertaining micro-throngs of music lovers.

North Of The Border, An Eco-Friendly Fest Generates Music, Food And Very Little Garbage

Shelburne Museum's Jessica Gallas Creates Art With Gardens As Her Canvas

In a modest greenhouse tucked back from Route 7, just across from the iconic covered bridge of the Shelburne Museum, Jessica Gallas of Milton coaxes hundreds of seedlings, vegetable starts and flowering plants to grow.

Shelburne Museum's Jessica Gallas Creates Art With Gardens As Her Canvas

Vermont Poet Jean Connor Reflects On Publishing Later In Life

On a recent afternoon, I met Vermont poet Jean Connor near her home on the campus of Wake Robin in Shelburne. Seated at a round table in the center of the room, Connor had neat stacks of papers and her two books of poetry in front of her; she was poised and ready to talk about her work and writing practice.

Arts Council Pulls Back Curtain On Windham County's Artistic Pulse

Many enclaves within the state claim an artistic vibe and this weekend, it's Windham County's turn to prove it. ARTstravaganza — A Weekend Of Celebration In Windham County aims to share the music, art and performance that make the region creatively unique.

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