Labor Day Celebration of the ARts

Friday, August 31 - Sunday, September 2, 2018

All 5 Levis Family Innkeepers contribute their talents to bring you a weekend of creativity, joy, insights and celebration.  From a music festival at Earth Sky Time Farm to a naughty cabaret to fascinating art tours and Creativity for Self-Discovery workshops about the integration of art, psychology and science, this Labor Day weekend event will inspire you to challenge your mind, open your heart and celebrate a glorious end of summer in Vermont.

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Friday 6:30 - 8:00pm. Free
Meet the art makers and art lovers who make Manchester such a vibrant arts community. Cash bar.

Saturday September. 1

Museum of the Creative Process SCULPTURE TOUR: Retracing the History of Love

Saturday, Sept 1, 10-noon. Free.
Innkeeper, psychiatrist, and curator Dr. Albert Levis retraces the art of  four ancient cultures to explore the integration of psychology, morality, science and art. Discover how the unconscious spontaneously transforms conflict to resolution in a chain reaction of six emotions that follows the laws of science and is seen through art.

Creativity for Self-Discovery WORKSHOP

Moral Science Project 3814 Main Street, across from the Taconic Hotel.
Saturday, Sept 1, 2-4pm. Free
See how this Conflict Resolution Process repeats through a lifetime of canvases by abstract expressionist, Henry Gorski, then create your own drawings to discover your unique pattern of conflict resolution.  Based on 40 years of research by Yale trained psychiatrist Dr. Albert Levis. Led by Max Levis, PhD.


Cocktails from 7:00, Performance at 8:00.  Free. 

Award winning New York City Songwriter and family innkeeper, Melissa Levis, turns her year of 50 blind dates into  naughty songs of love in the age of Tinder. 

"Witty and irresistible... a riotous romp  through today's dating world."
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New York City playwright and songwriter Tajlei Levis opens the evening with songs from her musicals based on Edith Wharton's Glimpses of the Moon and the iconic TV show, Green Acres.


Inn Conversation: The DramaTIC ARC

Sunday, Sept 2, 10am. Free
Drama critic Jim Lowe and Albert Levis explore  dramatic structure from Greek Dramas to West Side Story and discuss plays from the Weston Playhouse and Dorset Theatre Festival's summer season. 

Music Festival at Earth Sky Time Farm

Sunday, September 2, 6pm. Adults $15. Farmers/Students $10. Kids Free.

A glorious way to end summer with a concert on the lawn of Oliver and Bonnie Levis' family farm. Two bands plus organic wood fired pizza and artisanal cocktails. A spirit of  fun, family and community for all ages.

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