POULTNEY - Performance art duo Erika and Gary Schmidt create, collaborate, and perform together as Vital Spark North. "Funktionlust" (doing something for the love of doing it) will feature original music for piano and cello, written and performed by Gary, and choreography, video projections and mixed media costumes created and performed by Erika Schmidt. The evening will also include 2 ensemble pieces, one of which features the Vital Spark North dance group and the other will be the outcome of a community improvisation workshop.

Concert dates are scheduled for Friday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Green Mountain College in Poultney; Saturday. Oct. 5 , at 8 p.m. at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, N.Y. and Saturday. Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset.