EDITOR’S PICKS
Film: `Rembrandt - Master Works'

7 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Opera House, The Square, today. Talk back to follow film. $10 per person at rampartstickets.com or at the door. For information, call 603-313-0052Rembrandt - Master …

Author event: Namaya

"Celebrate Life: Viva La Vida" by poet and storyteller Namaya with stories of hardware stores and life in southern Vermont. Friday, 6 to 6:30 p.m., Everyone's Books, 25 Elliot St., Brattleboro  …

Library: Birthday bash

On Saturday, celebrating 50 years at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. Children's activities and events from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit brookslibraryvt.org for schedule of eventsKids' celebration, 10 a.m. to noon.10:30 a.m. Seriously …

Art reception: Deborah Lazar

A reception for the artist at Restaurant at Burdick's, 47 Main St., Walpole, N.H., on Monday, from 4 to 7 p.m. for "PAINTINGS: Memories Rekindled, Forgotten Things, Familiar Places"PUTNEY — Local painter Deborah Lazar presents "PAINTINGS: …

Album release: `Wonderville'

Album release`Wonderville'Kirtan Leader Adam Bauer brings chant from his album to Brattleboro at the Mahalo Art Center, 972 Western Ave., Brattleboro, at 7 p.m., Friday. Suggested donation is $15 to $20 at the doorKirtan Leader Adam Bauer Brings …

Art reception: 'Mapping the Unknown'

Art reception'Mapping the Unknown'Thursday, Sept. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m., an exhibition of monotypes, oil paintings and collages by Susan Osgood. Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro. 802- 251-8290SUSAN OSGOODBRATTLEBORO — …

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Latchis building in good hands with Stout

BRATTLEBORO — The Latchis Theatre and hotel comprises 66,500 square feet of floor space. To picture that, imagine laying each of the four floors down separately on a National Football League …

A Night of True Stories at Main Street Arts

SAXTONS RIVER — Local storytellers will share their life experiences in seven minutes each when Main Street Arts presents A Night of True Stories on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. In the spirit of National Public Radio's The Moth Radio Hour, …

Fall season begins at The Choir School

BRATTLEBORO — The Choir School, founded and directed by Susan Dedell, is a children's choral program that nurtures and inspires student achievement through quality music education and the joy of choral singing. This fall, The Choir School …

Mending Bee at Putney Library

PUTNEY — The Mending Bee returns. Bring in ailing fabric items to the Putney Public Library on Saturday, from 1 to 4 p.m. to get assistance (or just company) in reviving them. Sewing machines, darning tools, knitting needles and other repair …

New cookbook signing at Bartleby's books

WILMINGTON — Bartleby's Books will host a meet and greet signing event with "The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook" author Tracey Medeiros on Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. The book signing will take place during the annual Vermont Wine and Soup Stroll, part …

Sunday Sounds returns to 118 Elliot

BRATTLEBORO Sunday Sounds' guest is John LoggiaParticipants are invited to engage in quiet contemplation while listening to intentional, one-hour performances by guest "sound artists" on Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon, at 118 Elliot St. Doors open at …

Hays; prints added to Boston collection

BOSTON — Catharina Slautterback, Curator of Prints & Photographs at the Boston Athenaeum first saw Brattleboro artist William Hays' linocut prints in a gallery and took note. She then found out that a colleague had one of Hays' prints in …

Creator of Farm to Ballet Project unveils new ballet company

GREENSBORO — The creator of Vermont's innovative Farm to Ballet Project announced that his new ballet company, Ballet Vermont, will present "Bees & Friends" this fall. The production debuts Oct. 1 at Highland Lodge in Greensboro. A second …

Author discusses 'Names of Dead Girls'

BELLOWS FALLS — Vermont author Erik Rickstad will be speaking at Village Square Booksellers on Friday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. to discuss his new book, "Names of Dead Girls." Eric Rickstad delivers another Canaan Crime novel, the sequel to "The …

Cautionary tale about courage at playhouse

CHESTERFIELD, N.H. — The Actors Theatre Playhouse closes its 2017 season with a Main Stage production of one of Chekhov's masterpieces, "Uncle Vanya." It's a comic and dramatic cautionary tale about the courage it takes to overcome the …

'Before Everything' with Victoria Redel

PUTNEY —Next Stage Arts presents author Victoria Redel as part of its ongoing literary series, Next Stage Speaks, on Friday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. Redel is the author of three books of poetry and five books of fiction. Her new novel, "Before …

A dark and twisted comedy at Hooker-Dunham

BRATTLEBORO — Vermont Theatre Company announces its first production of the 2017-2018 season, "The Receptionist," a dark comedy by Adam Bock and directed by William Wieliczka. Performances are Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, and Oct. 6 to 8, at the Hooker …

Self-publishing 101 at the library

BELLOWS FALLS — Learn the basics of publishing your own book from indie author Megan Applegate at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, at the Rockingham Library. Learn what it takes to go from manuscript to published with all the hard-earned tips, tricks, …

Susan Abbott's 'In Season' at gallery

GRAFTON — Gallery North Star, 151 Townshend Road, presents a solo show of new oil paintings by artist Susan Abbott.The exhibition will run from Saturday, Sept. 23, through Nov. 5. There will be an opening reception for the artist on Saturday, …

A Night of True Stories at Main Street Arts

SAXTONS RIVER — Local storytellers will share their life experiences in seven minutes each when Main Street Arts presents A Night of True Stories on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. In the spirit of National Public Radio's The Moth Radio Hour, …

Building a Peaceable Community deadline for international adult submissions

NEW ORLEANS — Artists interested in Peace and Social Justice Issues are invited to submit their art to the Building a Peaceable Community International Open Art Invitational which is part of a 3-part, 3-week gallery event which will be hosted …

Chamber music workshops in Keene

Keene, N.H. — Monadnock Violin Studio is hosting a string chamber music workshop in Keene on Tuesday afternoons from Oct. 3 to Nov. 21. The workshop is open to string players with two or more years of experience playing their respective …

Cautionary tale about courage at playhouse

CHESTERFIELD, N.H. — The Actors Theatre Playhouse closes its 2017 season with a Main Stage production of one of Chekhov's masterpieces, "Uncle Vanya." It's a comic and dramatic cautionary tale about the courage it takes to overcome the …

'Praising our World in Hard Times'

TOWNSHEND — Alan Steinberg and Fred Taylor will be offering a clay sculpture and writing retreat at the Empty Center of Townshend, Friday, Sept. 22, to Sunday, Sept. 24. This workshop explores the role of nature for the creative soul. …

Capitol Steps to appear at opera house

BELLOWS FALLS — The Capitol Steps, a Washington DC-based comedy troupe, will perform to benefit the Windham & Windsor Housing Trust at the Bellows Falls Opera House on Friday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m.Before "The Daily Show," "Full Frontal," and …

Keith Murphy plays legendary contra dance caller

BRATTLEBORO — Next Stage, the Monadnock Folklore Society, and the Brattleboro Music Center present Keith Murphy as Dudley Laufman in the world premiere of "The Dancingmaster of Canterbury."Performances are set for Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. …

200 years celebrated at the Athens Brick Meetinghouse

ATHENS — The Athens Brick Meetinghouse turns 200 this year. To celebrate this bicentennial the Athens Historic Preservation Society will be hosting a birthday party on Saturday, Sept. 23, starting at 1 p.m. Friends, neighbors and history …

Guilford Free Library presents 'Curtain Up'

GUILFORD — On Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m., Don McLean, of Guilford, will speak about his mother, Jean Stewart McLean, and will preview the first-ever performances of her short plays, which will be produced by Guilford Center Stage at Broad …

Latchis building in good hands with Stout

BRATTLEBORO — The Latchis Theatre and hotel comprises 66,500 square feet of floor space. To picture that, imagine laying each of the four floors down separately on a National Football League playing field 300' long and 160' wide, including the …

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New Civil War novel for children available in September

GRAFTON — The Grafton Historical Society is introducing another new children's book at the end of this month entitled "The Grafton Cavaliers." It features the adventures and episodes of the New England college boys who formed a cavalry unit in …

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