Jackson Gallery opens Prindle Wissler retrospective

When Prindle Wissler died at age 99, in 2011, she left behind a legacy of hundreds of colorful, dynamic canvasses.

Edgewater welcomes new work in May

“Town and Country,” a two-person exhibition featuring Susan Abbott and Molly Doe Wensberg, on view April 30-June 26 with an opening reception Thursday, May 5, from 5-6:30 p.m., at Edgewater Gallery on the Green, 6 Merchants Row in Middlebury.

Art on Main features retrospective of 90-year-old artist

Art on Main is celebrating the long artistic career and 90th birthday of Starksboro painter Cynthia Guild Kling with a retrospective show.

MNFF Selects concludes film series with ‘The Rider’

MNFF Selects, the monthly screening series presented by the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, will wrap up its season with the acclaimed drama “The Rider,” from Oscar winning director Chloé Zhao, on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m., at Town Hall Theater in M … (read more)

Rokeby opens for season on May 7

Ferrisburgh’s Rokeby Museum is set to open this month for the 2022 season.

MACo presents ‘Dance Nation’ on May 13

Middlebury Acting Company’s Cutting-Edge Staged Reading series presents “Dance Nation” by Clare Barron, on Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m., at ArtsRiot in Burlington and on Sunday, May 15, 4 p.m., at the ART Performance Space in the Hannaford Career Center, Mid … (read more)

Auditions for “The 39 Steps” on May 6-7

The Middlebury Community Players will hold auditions for their September production of Patrick Barlows’s adaptation of “The 39 Steps.”

‘Mr. Burns’ helps us understand the impulse to create

When we think “theater” we often first visualize great actors or singers, or perhaps period costumes or directors, but what about the lamp, the mirror, the rug, the tissues, the hat, suitcase, binoculars, apple, mask…. you know, the props.

Warren Kimble: Artful assemblages

Warren Kimble, at age 87, remembered everywhere as “the contemporary folk artist,” selects a venue dear to his heart to stage what he calls his “last hurrah,” until he retires once again.

Brett Hughes and That Bluegrass Band play in Lincoln

The group will perform on Saturday, May 7 at Burnham Hall in Lincoln. This concert kicks off RCCH 27th year.

This book will knock you out

“I’m probably the only author on Earth promoting his book by saying it will put you to sleep,” quips Middlebury’s Ted Scheu, AKA That Poetry Guy.

Sheldon hosts final ‘Elephant in the Room’ lecture

In “Curating as Praxis: Shattering the Myth of Neutrality,” La Tanya S. Autry discusses dismantling oppressive forces through applying knowledge to real world conditions in museums.

Poet’s corner: To come alive in spring

These words in this poem by James Crews help us feel the energy and strength of the little coltsfoot flower rising up, or of the many other things in spring that appear overnight with color and vibrancy.

Jim Samler writes a quirky book of poems

Jim Samler, who taught art at Otter Valley Union High School for 28 years before retiring in 2014, says his inspiration for the book came not only from those poets, but also from The New Yorker cartoonists Charles Adams and Gahan Wilson, as well as Mad Ma … (read more)

The outside story: Bloodroot — an early bloomer

I’d not known these flowers before we moved to this place, some 18 years ago.