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Opening reception: `Reflective Works'

At the Crowell Gallery, Moore Free Library with artist Gerarde (Jay) Ducette on Saturday, Aug. 5, 1 to 3 p.m. 23 West St., Newfane. 802-365-7948The Crowell Gallery presents 'Reflective Works' by Gerarde (Jay) Ducette. Ducette is a graduate of Vesper …

Opening reception: Photography, paintings , more

"From Vermont to Ethiopia and Back Again." Artists Meghan Rigali and Behulum Mengistu. Reception on Friday, Aug. 4, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 118 Elliot, Brattleboro"From Vermont to Ethiopia and Back Again," an art exhibition including photography, Mobile …

Dance: Farm to Ballet

At the Retreat Farm celebrating arts and agriculture on Route 30, Brattleboro, Aug. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children 12 and under free/$15 for adults at retreatfarm.org/ballet.Farm to Ballet returns to Retreat FarmJoin Retreat Farm and Farm to Ballet …

Concert: Pikes Falls

Chamber Music Festival. Friday concerts at the Latchis Theatre, on July 28 and Aug. 4, at 5 p.m. Features music of Nielsen, Villa Lobos, Lincoln-Decusatis and Brahms 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Donations accepted.BRATTLEBORO — As part of its …

Annual: Pilgrimage

Rockingham Meeting House on Sunday, Aug. 6, at 1 p.m. on Meeting House Road. An original composition of 12 songs. Barbecue picnic at 11 a.m.; Program at 1 p.m.111th Annual Pilgrimage Features Original Composition Celebrating Vermont Headstones …

Puppetry Puppet Crimes Two

Sandglass Theater's original hand puppet works by Jana Zeller and Kalob Martinez on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. 17 Kimball Hill Putney, $16 general admission, $14 students and seniors. 802-387-4051. Sandglass Theater present Puppet Crimes Two …

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Historical: Grafton Cornet Band

On Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m., the Grafton Historical Society will celebrate the band's 150th anniversary in "Marching Through the Decades" in the Brick Meeting House, Main Street,Grafton. Grafton Vermont's Cornet Band has been marching and playing for …

Opening reception for 'Oils and Watercolors'

BRATTLEBORO — Mitchell - Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, invites the public on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. to the opening reception for "Oils and Watercolors," side by side solo exhibitions by MGFA founding artists Petria …

Bittersweet transition for The Putney Painters

PUTNEY — Seventeen years ago renowned master painter, Richard Schmid, and his wife, Nancy Guzik, moved to the area and formed an invitational painting group that became widely known as The Putney Painters. These artists journey from six New …

Free screening of `Disturbing the Peace' with director Stephen Apkon

BRATTLEBORO — Tonight film director and producer Stephen Apkon presenting his acclaimed film "Disturbing the Peace" (2016, 87 minutes) which artfully plumbs the painful realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the personal challenges …

Yellow Barn's finale on Aug. 5

PUTNEY — Yellow Barn's 48th summer season roars to a close the week of July 31 through Aug. 5 in the Big Barn with a full week of concerts, plus a final masterclass and pre-concert discussion. The week's musical offerings explore a variety of …

Valley Cares' annual benefit concert will highlight local talent

TOWNSHEND — On Saturday, July 29, Valley Cares' Board of Directors will host their annual benefit concert on the Townshend Common. This year the concert will feature local favorites: Tuesday Night Town Hall Boys, Turkey Buzzards, Brassa, and …

Remembering Howard Frank Mosher

PUTNEY — Vermont novelist Howard Frank Mosher died on Jan. 29. Filmmaker Jay Craven worked closely with the Northeast Kingdom writer since 1985, making five films based on his stories. Craven will be on tour this summer, screening his first …

Jazz history captured in photographs on exhibit

BRATTLEBORO — Art photography of jazz musicians captured with emotion and intimacy: "New York City from 1964 — to the present" by Vermont artist Dee of Creative Music Photography will be on exhibit for one day only at the River Gallery …

Entertainment calendar for July 27 through Aug. 2

TodayWindham CountyMusicKevin Parry open mic: 7 to 10 p.m. Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Free. 802-257-7563. For information and to sign up, call 802-257-7563. kevinparrymusic.comSon of a Bitch Mobile: 8 to 11 p.m. A three-piece …

Artist's talk and closing reception at Vermont Center of Photography

BRATTLEBORO — On Sunday, July 30, there will be an artist's talk with July's solo-exhibitor Garrett Hansen at 5 p.m. at the Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro. The talk is free, and all are welcome to attend. Following …

Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival's sixth season

JAMAICA — It's hard to believe, but the Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival is planning its sixth season! Over the past five seasons, PFCM has performing 29 concerts in southern Vermont, commissioned nine world premieres, and showcased eight …

Southern Vermont Idol in week four

Special to the ReformerBELLOWS FALLS — Week four of the 2017 Southern Vermont Idol event, a premier amateur singing competition in its 13th year, will be held on the main stage of the 550-seat Bellows Falls Opera House, on the Square, on …

Confluence: A gathering of the finest glass artists

Special to the ReformerREADSBORO — Confluence, a gallery in Readsboro, has for its third show of the season an invitational exhibit that will feature the finest studio glass artists in the region. It runs Saturday, Aug. 5 through Sept. 10. …

Kids Create! celebrates super heroes

Special to the ReformerBRATTLEBORO — New England Youth Theatre presents the Circus Minimus: Superhero Circus, directed by Kevin O'Keefe, to be performed at NEYT on Saturday, July 29. Can you fly or make yourself invisible? Shoot spider webs …

'Baskerville' is howl-inducing fun

DORSET — There's a reason why "The Hound of the Baskervilles," that revered Sherlock Holmes offering, has been redone as a comedy on stage a number of times. That's because the classic storyline by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lends itself to …

BMH displays Greg Moschetti's atmospheric landscapes; proceeds benefit Strolling of the Heifers

BRATTLEBORO — The halls of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will be adorned with the colorful landscape paintings of local artist, Greg Moschetti. In his paintings, Moschetti creates places which have a sense of familiarity about them and …

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