MMF Uncorked! The winter on the East Coast has been long, cold and VERY snowy. By the time March and April come around in Vermont, many people are eagerly awaiting signs of spring while looking forward to summer.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> Wine, cheese and chamber music. If there's a better antidote to cabin fever following a long cold winter, Ariel Rudiakov, the artistic director of the Manchester Music Festival, wants to hear of it.   Full Story
 
SALEM, N.Y. >> "New Work" a show that opened Saturday, March 21, at the North Main Gallery displays works from two regional artists, Simeon Youngmann (Albany, N.Y.) and Bennett Taft (N. Bennington).   Full Story
 
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> Beat the Winter Blues at Hubbard Hall! Come out to listen to hot sounds of the Roadside Blues Band, enjoy some warming jambalaya, chili and corn bread, desserts and cash beer and wine bar.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> The Southern Vermont Arts Center's educational outreach is expanding. Creative Classroom, a new program spearheaded by Director of Educational Programming, Abby Pinkard, has a mission to integrate art in the schools with   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> The Vermont Arts Council will be holding a regional input meeting at the Manchester Community Library on Tuesday, March 31, at 4 p.m., designed to gather insights and ideas from Manchester residents interested in helping to   Full Story
 
Harry Orlyk is a most unusual fellow, even for an artist. In the rarefied atmosphere inside his van, the windshield is his window on the world, allowing him to paint in all weather. "I used to take my backpack.   Full Story
 
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ANDREW MCKEEVER PHOTO From left, Don Martin, Melissa Chesnut-Tangerman and Angelia Powers provided some of the musical entertainment at last Friday's "Rock and Bowl," part of the lead up to the Empty Bowls dinner set for March 28 at Long Trail School. The Rock and Bowl, held at the Spiral Press Cafe, also featured bowl making for the upcoming dinner, which is a fundraising event for local food charities.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> Stop by the Manchester Community Library's YA Loft anytime during the month of March and create your own artwork for the Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies will be provided, and the art will be on display all month long.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> On Friday, March 20, at 6 p.m., in this second edition of their classic text, "The Story of Vermont: A Natural and Cultural History," Chris Klyza and Stephen Trombulak use the lens of interconnectedness to examine the   Full Story
 
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> Have you always dreamed of being a writer but didn't know where to start? Learn the basics of short story writing in a four week course at Hubbard Hall, taught by New York Times best-selling author Jon Katz (The course is a   Full Story
 
DORSET >> J.K. Adams Co. has announced that local artist, Lynn D. Pratt, will be exhibiting some of her works of art in the J.K. Adams local artist exhibit space during the months of March and April.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER >> ON Friday, March 27, at 6 p.m., James Scott's "The Kept,' an Indie Next Selection and a National Bestseller, is a gripping study in the outer landscape of hardscrabble people, and the inner landscape of their psyches, no less   Full Story
 
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TOM REMP The Southern Vermont Arts Center held its annual "Art From The Schools" opening last weekend, with artwork from some 20 area schools represented. Visitors got to examine some 400 pieces of art created by area students.   Full Story
 
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> Hubbard Hall offers summer arts programs for young people, designed to give participants a fun and illuminating experience of working with teaching artists and other kids to make and perform great art.   Full Story