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Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.
April 3, 2018, 12:00 PM - April 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ T.W. Wood Gallery, at the Center for Arts & Learning
The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St. in Montpelier, Vermont, is pleased to announce the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association (VAAA) exhibit from April 3- April 27, 2018. Although many mediums are represented in the exhibit, the unifying theme is all of the art is inspired by Abenaki culture. There will be a free opening reception at the Gallery on Thursday April 5th from 5:00-7:00 pm. Bryan Blanchette a 21st-century Abenaki Singer/Songwriter artist working in a 10,000-year-old tradition in music and performance will play and sing at the reception. The event is free and refreshments will be served.
The VAAA exhibit will include Wampum jewelry by Linda Longtoe Sheehan, acrylic paintings by Francine Poitras Jones, watercolors by Amy Hook-Therrien, paintings on gourd by Jeanne Morningstar Kent, fiber art and bark art by Vera Longtoe Sheehan Photography by Diane Stevens.
Also on exhibit is art from the Gallery's permanent collection including works by T.W. Wood and the WPA collectio
April 12, 2018, 7:00 PM @ The North Branch Cafe
Join Montpelier author Daniel Hecht at the North Branch Cafe for a launch event and signing to celebrate the release of his new novel, On Brassard's Farm (Blackstone, April 3, 2018). With wine, food and fun!
Free and open to the public.
Daniel Hecht is the author of six novels published in twelve languages and seventy-four editions throughout the world, with bestsellers in the United States, England, Holland, and Israel. His previous novels include Skull Session, The Babel Effect, City of Masks, Land of Echoes, and Bones of the Barbary Coast. Hecht lives in Vermont and teaches at Champlain College.
“As deeply engaging a novel as I have ever read. The prose is rich, musical, and smart…This is a book that is profoundly real and magical. I can’t recommend it strongly enough.”
—David Huddle, author of Only the Little Bone, The Story of a Million Years, and The Faulkes Chronicle