Jake Swanson has just finished this great new “critter”. Come to the EXPO at Jay Peak tomorrow (Saturday) and you can see a couple of Jake’s carvings in person! An up and coming talent! Visit the Wooden Horse Arts Guild at the EXPO and learn what the WHAG is all about! Art, crafts, Scholarship Raffle….Stop in and say Hello!http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Visit the Wooden Horse Arts Guild at the EXPO! Find out what this Group is all about! Visit many of your local vendors!http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Just in case you didn’t know (or had forgotten)
Across the Fence is the longest running daily farm and home television program in the country. Across the Fence is a 15 minute program produced by University of Vermont Extension. The program airs weekdays at 12:10 pm on WCAX TV, Channel 3.
“A Conversation with Maple Ambassador Katherine Ham” is the title of the UVM Extension Home and Farm program to be aired on WCAX-TV Channel 3 on Friday, April 3, 2015, from 12:10 PM to 12:30 PM.
Shows post to the UVM Extension website shortly after their air date. If you can’t watch it live on April 3rd, (or set a DVR), it will be available after that (possibly as early as April 6th), online.
“The Starling God” is on the Short List of the Green Earth Book Award!
The Nature Generation created the Green Earth Book Award to promote books that inspire children to grow a deeper appreciation, respect, and responsibility for their natural environment. This is an annual award for books that best …raise awareness of the beauty of our natural world and the responsibility we have to protect it.
The Green Earth Book Award recognizes books in five categories – Picture Book, Children’s Fiction, Children’s Nonfiction, Young Adult Fiction, and Young Adult Nonfiction. In each category, the author/illustrator are awarded $2,000.
Winners and honor books will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2015. Winners will be awarded during our Read Green Festival at an event on October 1, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION
Blue Iguana by Wendy Townsend
Parched by Georgia Clark
Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet
Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal by Margarita Engle
The Starling God by Tanya Sousa and illustrated by Jacob Grant
Threatened by Eliot Schrefer
Here again is Victoria Rose, who is intent on becoming a good artist! She is working with a new medium (pencil) and a new subject (animal). Her cat, Sneakers, is the model for this picture of her “best friend”. Good Job, Victoria!http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Jewels of the Kingdom L3C presents, “From Here to There and Back Again – ‘The Spidey Project’ Journey” currently in the next phase of Idea development.
The Idea: Beginning in September 2016, and over the course of 30 day intervals with single performances, Justin Moran & Jon Roufaeal’s (with music by Adam Podd & Doug Katsaros) musical parody, The Spidey Project – with Great Power Comes Great Responsibility, directed by Michael Chase Gosselin, will be developed for the Broadway stage through the use of high schools and high school students across US.
As connections are made from school to school town to town, Jewels of the Kingdom L3C will link one to the other with the primary focus on the NEK. In addition to performance development, this is a marketing/promotional opportunity for the NEK.
To learn more, attend the March 28, 2015 reading/singing presentation at the Goodrich Library in Newport, VT. Tickets are $35.00 each. Proceeds benefit the Newport Area Volunteer Band Director’s Fund.http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Sunday, March 22 at
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
44 Second Street, Newport, Vt.
Tickets are available online at http://www.nowplayingnewport.com/season.html
Emily Nyman performs an eclectic mix of originals and cover tunes, including singer-songwriter, folk, and classic rock, with a sprinkling of blues, country and old standards, appealing to audiences of all ages and musical tastes. Whether performing originals or covers, Emily connects with her audience in an intimate way, inviting listeners to experience the emotions behind her originals or reminisce to familiar cover tunes.
Emily has “a pure and beautiful voice, effortlessly right on every note,