Jan. 26, 2012
Art fans are invited to meet the artists at The Gallery at Phoenix Books’ art opening, 21 Essex Way, Essex. Sunday, Jan. 29, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Light fare will be provided, reception is free and open to the public. Featured artists will include Paige Dunbar, Rick Evans, Eric Fitzgerald, Brittany Foster, Donna McDermid, and artists of the Essex Art League. The exhibit will stay up through the beginning of March. http://phoenixbooks.biz. 872-7111.
Champlain Theatre presents Charlotte Jones’ “Humble Boy” — a comedy about love, death, redemption, and the joys of beekeeping. Feb. 1-4, Feb. 9-11, 8 p.m., Champlain College Alumni Auditorium, 163 So. Willard St., Burlington. Tickets $20, Champlain College students free with ID. Tickets may be purchased at the door. 865-5468.
The UVM Lane Series will present a performance by jazz and world music artist Meklit Hadero. Her music, influenced by her Ethiopian roots, has two distinct elements: jazz with vocals and traditional Ethiopian songs. Friday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., UVM music building recital hall. Adults $25, UVM students $20. 86-FLYNN. www.uvm.edu/laneseries.
SWEETS AND SONGS
An evening of desserts, and entertainment from the Essex High School jazz band and soprano Lindsey Soboleski & Friends, will take Saturday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Tickets $10. First Baptist Church, 81 St. Paul Street, Burlington. Reservations, 864-6515.
FREE FILM SERIES
The Main Street Landing Company is running a weekly film series on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. The Hollywood-classic films will be shown on a 25-foot screen, at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, Burlington. Admission is free, but the series is intended to help raise money for non-profit organizations. www.mainstreetlanding.com.
ESSEX ART LEAGUE
The Essex Art League meets the first Thursday of the month, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Essex Junction Congregational Church. The meetings include business, social time and a guest artist. www.essexartleague.com.