Wednesday, April 11, 2012


I am so excited to announce that for the first time ever there will be LIVE music at the Queen City Craft Bazaar on Saturday May 12th!

I have been toying with the idea for the past year, trying to figure out how to make it work at the show.  I thought about a DJ, but it just never really felt right.  I've been stuck on this vision of having live music, but with a busker like vibe to it.  I wanted to create an atmosphere similar to walking around an outside market shopping while music is playing near by.

But who?

I recently stumbled upon a video on YouTube of two people playing in what they called "the smallest bathroom in Burlington." I knew they would be perfect!  They had just the vibe I was looking for.  I tracked them down and the rest is history.  They will be a great addition to the show.

So, without further ado I introduce to you Vedora!

Vedora is a rock trio from Burlington, VT, whose sound is driven by sultry/raspy vocals, jangly guitar, melodic bass lines and driving drums.  Its founding members, Caroline O'Connor and Matt Hastings have played together since 2009.  Vedora was formed when Jeff LaBossiere joined on drums in early 2012.  Caroline and Matt also perform as an acoustic duo with a focus on gal/guy harmonies, and more traditional based songs.

Vedora will be playing from 11:00-2:00 on Saturday May 12th at the spring Queen City Craft Bazaar located at Union Station, 1 Main Street in Burlington VT.

In the mean time find them online here:


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Web Anaytics Workshop for Crafters and Artists!

Hey local crafters!  If you have a blog, website or sell on Etsy you must come to this workshop!  This coming Thursday,  April 12th at 7:00pm I'll be presenting a workshop on web analytics.  "Web Analytics: Why Measurement Matters For Your Small Business"  This session is geared for beginners.

Check out the Facebook event page 

Topics include:

What the heck is web analytics?
Why it matters
How to get started
Web Analytics 101

I'm also collecting questions on the Facebook page so head on over there, RSVP and ask a question.  I'll try to incorporate as many as I can at the end of the presentation.

Sponsored by the Old North End Arts & Business Network and Women's Festival of Crafts.

All workshops will be held at North End Studios at 294 North Winooski Ave in Burlington.  A fee of $5 will be charged for each workshop, cash or check, but are free for Old North End Arts & Business Network members.

For more info and to check out the other workshops being offered visit www.womensfestivalofcrafts or or call Megan Humprhey at 864-7528

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Marketing Workshop Series Presented

Are you an artist, crafter or designer who has a website?  Have you ever wondered how you can use web analytics to help you with your digital marketing efforts?  If so do I have a workshop for you.  The Old North End Arts & Business Network (ONEABN) and Women's Festival of Crafts are sponsoring a work series for artist and small business owners.

I will be presenting at one of the workshops called "Web Analytics: Why Measurement Matters For Your Small Business" which will focus on the basics of web analytics, how to get started and why it's important for your creative business.  This workshop geared for beginners is happening on Thursday April 12th.

Get the details on this workshop plus the others being offered at the Women's Festival of Crafts website.