EDITOR’S PICKS
Open house: NECCA

On Saturday, Aug. 26, 2 to 4 p.m. at New England Center for Circus Arts, 10 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro. Sample juggling, tours, demos. 802-254-9780, or at info@necenterforcircusarts.com, for more information Visit the new home of New England …

Workshop: Jewelry

Borter's Jewelry Studio is offering a series of beginner- and intermediate-level metalsmithing workshops. Aug. 29 and 31, Chris Lann will lead an Introduction to Sand Casting, 802-254-3452BRATTLEBORO — Borter's Jewelry Studio is bringing …

Concert: Balkan Cafe

On Sunday Sept. 3, 4 to 7 p.m. Kabil on tour for concert and dance authentic Bulgarian music played on traditional instruments at 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. European snacks! All are welcome. Admission $15-20BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro …

ART EXHIBIT: Gallery the Woods

The August featured artists are Richard Heller: "Hidden and Revealed"; Peter Karner: Fire stoneware; Also: William Hays: Linocuts. Gallery in the Woods, 145 Main St., Brattleboro.

MUSIC: Learn to sing

Nancy Salwen, of The Fear of Singing Breakthrough Program, is offering a full-day singing workshop/retreat for adults and teens, with a special focus on beginners called, Fear of singing: Learn to sing even if you think you can't carry a tune.The …

ART EXHIBIT: `Oils and Watercolors'

Side by side solo exhibitions by artists Petria Mitchell and Jim Giddings. Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro. Exhibit continues through Sept. 17. Artist talk Saturday, Aug. 19, at 5 p.m.

Arts
Jason Alden to open The Drawing Studio

BRATTLEBORO — In September The Drawing Studio is set to open in Brattleboro. Located in The Whetstone Studio for the Arts, 28 Williams St., The Drawing Studio will offer classes and workshops in traditional and experimental drawing practices …

Wood Rabbit Arts pop-up gallery opening

BRATTLEBORO — There will be a four-day-only pop-up exhibit at the studio of Brattleboro painter Julia Eva Bacon's Wood Rabbit Arts, at 80 Main St., Brattleboro, from Sept. 1 to 4. The show features Bacon's "Animal Spirit Guide Collection," …

Shoot the Moon Theater casting for adaptation of 'War of the Worlds'

BRATTLEBORO — Shoot the Moon Theater Company will hold open auditions for "The War of the Worlds" on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m., at Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery at 139 Main St. Participants do not need to prepare any material; they …

Climate change explained through art

BRATTLEBORO — What do basket weaving, astrophysics, and Hurricane Katrina have in common? Find out on Thursday, at 7:30 p.m., when artist Nathalie Miebach gives a free talk about her artwork at the Brattleboro Museum & Art …

Lakou Mizik to groove at 118 Elliot

BRATTLEBORO — Lakou Mizik, a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians, will perform on Thursday, Aug. 24, at 118 Elliot. Doors open at 7 p.m. This is Lakou Mizik's second North American tour this year, including performances at the …

Concert to benefit the South Newfane Schoolhouse

SOUTH NEWFANE — Two acclaimed acoustic duos will join together for a night of original acoustic folk, country and rock music, in a concert to benefit the South Newfane Schoolhouse on Saturday, Aug. 26. Jon Fried and Deena Shoshkes, and Boo …

Jaki Reis keeps the popcorn popping

"There's a community of employees right here in this Latchis building. We 19 employees all have slots to fit into, whether it be in the theater or the hotel. We're like two neighborhoods living and working side by side. And what we are creating is a …

The Sweetback Sisters at the Stone Church

BRATTLEBORO — Technically speaking, The Sweetback Sisters come from Brooklyn, but philosophically, they hail from a parallel universe, one where country music history zigged instead of zagged. "I wouldn't call us a throwback band," said Emily …

Entertainment calendar for Aug. 17 through 23

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, visit kevinparrymusic.com.Molly Steinmark: 8 to 11 p.m. At Whetstone Station and Brewery, 36 …

Remembering Glen Campbell

HOLLYWOOD — The entertainment world lost a true music giant when Glen Campbell passed away on Aug. 8. When I interviewed Glen in December 2008 for Deadwood Magazine, there was no sign of the Alzheimer's that would soon afflict him. He was …

Bread and Puppet 2017 calendar listings through Aug. 27

GLOVER — Friday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Basic bye-bye, a new puppet show by Bread and Puppet: The Bread and Puppet theater will perform a brand new show called Basic bye-bye at the Paper Mach Cathedral. The Bread and Puppet farm is located on …

Twilight on the Tavern Lawn presents Simba

PUTNEY — Twilight Music concludes its 15th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk-rock, world beat, rock, pop, Celtic, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Sunday, Aug. 20, with funk and world beat band Simba. The final concert of …

Susan Dedell to direct final performances at the music center

BRATTLEBORO — After nearly 30 years at the helm of the Brattleboro Music Center's Brattleboro Concert Choir, choral director Susan Dedell has announced that the 2017-2018 season will be her last as the BCC's music director. "My love and …

Low Lily seeks crowdfunding for new album

BRATTLEBORO — Two years ago the Brattleboro-based acoustic folk and roots band Low Lily successfully funded its first record (a self-titled EP) using crowdfunding. Now the band is headed back into the studio to record a second album — …

Annual Write Action potluck picnic

GUILFORD — The public is invited to the 18th annual Write Action potluck picnic on Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m. Meet fellow writers and appreciators of writing; plenty of time to shmooze, to celebrate and commiserate about the writing muse. …

Samirah Evans showcases NOLAbratts Choir at Leo Party

GREENFIELD, MASS. — There will be cake, raffle prizes and other surprises for audience members who share Samirah Evans' birth sign, and jam session for area musicians make for grand celebration at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center. …

Sweetback Sisters at the EJ Bullock Building in Readsboro

READSBORO — The Sweetback Sisters, Emily Miller and Zara Bode, have garnered a strong following in Vermont, across the country, and abroad with a live show that The Boston Globe has described as "the perfect balance of sass, sincerity and …

Vermont Jazz Center to launch a new semester of classes

BRATTLEBORO — The Vermont Jazz Center will host a new 10-week session of classes beginning the week of Sept. 18. Courses include an expanded youth program for ages 10 through 16, an ensemble led by bebop master Scott Mullett (Blue Note …

Videos
Entertainment at the Bondville Fair

BONDVILLE — Rockabilly Hall of Fame recording artist, Marty Wendell and His Tour Band, will be performing at this year's Bondville Fair on Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. He is a unique artist who in 2014 celebrated his 50th Anniversary of making music and …

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