Finally made my way to Pomfret to ArtisTree. There in a small, off the beaten path, Vermont town is an arts center with an exhibition of the works of 12 Syrian artists. Here’s my article, and a sneak peek:
Posted in Architecture, art, History, memory, photography, small town, Travel, vermont, violence |
Tagged Adrian Tans, ArtisTree, Chris Louras, Cultural Beheading, Humam Alsalim, Julie Nakazi, Khaled Youssef, Omar Shammah, Pomfret VT, Rami Bakhos, Rutland Welcomes, Syria, Syrian art, Syrian refugees |
I have been in love with libraries since I was four years old. There are ever more reasons to love them. Here is one. Please read and share. Link is below.
Posted in art, books, History, small town, Travel, vermont |
Tagged American Precision Museum, Bethel Public Library, Billings Farm and Museum, Converse Free Library, Currier Museum of Art, Howe Library, Institute of Contemporary Art, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Kilton Public Library, Lebanon Library, libraries, Museum of Fine Arts, Norwich Library, Royalton Library, The Fells, Vermont Institute of Natural Science, VINS |
I have the great good fortune to know Mimi Baird, who wrote a fabulous book, He Wanted The Moon, about her father, Perry Baird. The book was so compelling that Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B, optioned it for the big screen. Tony Kushner is writing the screenplay. Here is the latest:
Posted in art, Film, History, memoir, vermont, writing |
Tagged Brad Pitt, He Wanted The Moon, Mimi Baird, Perry Baird, Plan B, Tony Kushner, vermont, Woodstock |
Oh, the architecture! And the history. You can spend the night in Boston’s old Customs House. Read and share! Link is below:
Posted in Architecture, art, History, Travel |
Tagged Boston, Boston Customs House, Boston history, Boston observation decks, Customs House, four-faced liar, Marriott, Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, peregrine falcons, skyscrapers |
Sanibel and Rutland are very different towns. But the same. Here is a shout out to my favorite people: Vermonters. Link is below. Read and share!
Posted in art, History, small town, Travel, vermont |
Tagged Rutland VT, Rutland Welcomes, Sanibel, Sanibel Historic Village Museum, school desegregation, Syrian refugees, Vermont Refugee Resettlement, Who Is Sylvia? |
Sometimes you need a change of scene and a whiff of salt air. Link is below.
We finally were able to cross the American Precision Museum off of our list of places to visit. Interesting history and great refurbished building. Read my latest post and share the link, especially with Upper Valley friends. Here it is:
Posted in art, History, small town, vermont |
Tagged American Precision Museum, Civil War, machine tool industry, manufacturing, precision manufacturing, rifles, Robbins and Lawrence, Windsor VT |