Thursday January 10, 2013

Thursday, Jan. 10 MUSIC

Windborne Quartet

Where: The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. When: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15, $12 for students, seniors and low-income. Contact: www.WindborneSingers.com, WindborneSingers@gmail.com or 802-451-0425. Of note: Quartet of Lynn Mahoney Rowan, Will Thomas Rowan, Lauren Breunig and Jeremy Carter-Gordon sing traditional and contemporary vocal music from around the world.

Open Mic with Kevin Parry

Where: The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road. When: 7 to 10 p.m. Contact: 802-257-7563, www.vermontmarina.com. Of note: Host is Kevin Parry.

DANCE

Capoeira

Where: Equilibrium, 14 Elm St., Brattleboro. When: 4:30 to 6 p.m. for beginners; 6 to 7:30 p.m. for advanced. Cost: $15 suggested fee. Contact: www.eqvermont.com, eqvermont@gmail.com or 802-490-2359. Of note: Jahnavi Newsom of Brattleboro Capoeira School leads this Brazilian martial art, which combines dance, acrobatics and music. All levels and drop-ins welcome.

Friday, Jan. 11

MUSIC

BUHS Chamber Music Ensembles

Where: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. When: First half is at 6 p.m.; second half is at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $2. Contact: 802-451-3511. Of note: 16 chamber ensembles of BUHS students perform music ranging from Baroque era to present-day.

The Grand Slambovians, Jug-Tonk Stompers

Where: Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. When: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $20 general, $18 for students and seniors. Contact: 802-254-9276. Of note: Twilight Music presents evening of acoustic/electric Americana music.

’Utopia/Euterpe/Dystopia’

-- Yellow Barn Residency discussion

Where: Greenwood School Library, Putney. When: 7 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: www.yellowbarn.org. Of note: Composers David Smooke and Ken Ueno and musicians Noah Getz (saxophone) and Jacqueline Poullaf (harp) present glimpse into their creative process.

Flabberghaster

Where: Rocky Top Tavern, Main Street, Brattleboro. When: 9 p.m. Cost: No cover. Of note: Flabberghaster is joined by Eastbound Jesus, which plays bluegrass/rock.

Kevin Parry

Where: West Dover Inn, Route 100, West Dover. When: 7 to 10 p.m. Contact: 802-464-5207.

DANCE

Shall We Dance -- Argentine Tango Milonga

Where: The Church, corner of Grove and Main streets, Brattleboro. When: Lesson at 7:30 p.m.; tango dancing from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Contact: sally.brat. tango@gmail.com or 603-923-9743.

BOOKS

Tom Fels

Where: Montague Bookmill, Montague, Mass. When: 7 p.m. Cost: Free. Of note: Author Tom Fels presents new book, "Buying the Farm: Peace and War on a Sixties Commune."

Saturday, Jan. 12

FAMILY FUN

Winter Sunshine Series:

’Jack and the Beanstalk’

Where: Sandglass Theater, Putney. When: 2 and 4 p.m. Cost: $8. Contact: 802-387-4051. Of note: Crabgrass Puppet Theatre presents innovative production of "Jack and the Beanstalk" to kick off 2013 Winter Sunshine Series. Reservations recommended.

MUSIC

Brattleboro Concert Choir: ‘Towards the Light’

Where: First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro. When: 7:30 p.m. Contact: 802-257-4523 or www,bmcvt.org. Of note: Brattleboro Concert Choir and soloists Junko Watanabe and Peter Shea present Morten Lauridsen’s "Lux Aeterna" and Bob Chilcott’s Requiem. Concert is repeated on Jan. 13 at 3 p.m.

House Blend

Where: Old Parish Church, Route 100, Weston. When: 7 p.m. Cost: $10 suggested donation to benefit the Just Neighbors fuel assistance fund. Contact: www.oldparishchurch.org or Chris Perry at 802-824-4248. Of note: Hearts & Voices Performance Series features 23-voice a cappella group whose repertoire covers a wide range of musical styles.

Tom Woodbury

Where: Metropolis Wine Bar & Cocktail Lounge, 55 Elliot St., Brattleboro. When: 8 to 11 p.m. Contact: 802-490-2255 or metropoliswinebar@gmail.com. Of note: Local singer-songwriter presents new songs.

Matt Townsend with The Love Sprockets

Where: Equilibrium, 14 Elm St., Brattleboro. When: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Cost: $7. Contact: www.eqvermont.com or 802-490-2359. Of note: Burlington-based singer-songwriter and band.

Ben Carr

Where: Winter Farmers’ Market, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, Main Street, Brattleboro. When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Of note: Rootsy, funkym eclectic melodies.

Lanse Felker Duo

Where: Rick’s Tavern, Route 30, Newfane. When: 7 to 11 p.m. Contact: 802-365-4443.

Open Mike

Where: Putney Inn, Putney. When: 7 to 10 p.m. Contact: Putney Inn at 802-387-5517. Of note: Musicians welcome. Hosted by George Garcia.

Kevin Parry

Where: The Sitzmark, West Dover. When: 7 to 10 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: 802-464-3384 .

OPERA

Opera Theatre of Weston: ‘Noye’s Fludde’

Where: Weston Playhouse, Weston. When: 2 p.m. Cost: $15 to 28. Contact: otw@sover.net or www.operatheatreofweston.com. Of note: Opera Theatre of Weston presents one-act family friendly opera, Benjamin Britten’s "Noye’s Fludde." Performance also held Jan. 13.

Sunday, Jan. 13

MUSIC

Brattleboro Concert Choir: ‘Towards the Light’

Where: First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro. When: 3 p.m. Contact: 802-257-4523 or www,bmcvt.org. Of note: Brattleboro Concert Choir and soloists Junko Watanabe and Peter Shea present Morten Lauridsen’s "Lux Aeterna" and Bob Chilcott’s Requiem.

Lanse Felker Duo

Where: The Marina, Putney Road, Brattleboro. When: 4 to 7 p.m.

OPERA

Opera Theatre of Weston: ‘Noye’s Fludde’

Where: Weston Playhouse, Weston. When: 2 p.m. Cost: $15 to 28. Contact: otw@sover.net or www.operatheatreofweston.com. Of note: Opera Theatre of Weston presents one-act family friendly opera, "Noye’s Fludde."

DANCE

Brattleboro Contra Dance

Where: The Stone Church, corner of Main and Grove streets, Brattleboro. When: 7 p.m. Cost: $7-10. Contact: wwwbrattcontra.org. Of note: Mary Wesley will call, with music by Frost and Fire, featuring Hollis Easter on flute and pipes, Peter MacFarlane on fiddle and whistle, Viveka Fox on fiddle and doumbek and Aaron Marcus on piano, concertina, banjo and feet. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes to dance in.

Community Circle Dance

Where: Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. When: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Cost: Donations welcome. Contact: Parker Huber at 802-257-9108 or Lucia Wilson at 802-380-3291. Of note: Come for uplifting dances led by Rupa Cousins of Putney and Lerna of West Brattleboro, who will also play music on hammer dulcimer. All dances taught. No partner needed. All are welcome.

BOOKS

Caleb Daniloff

Where: Misty Valley Books, The Green, Chester. When: 4 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: 802-875-3400 or www.mvbooks.com. Of note: Author Daniloff presents his new book, "Running Ransom Road: Confronting the Past One Marathon at a Time."

Monday, Jan. 14

MUSIC

Open Mic

Where: Metropolis Wine Bar & Cocktail Lounge, 55 Elliot St., Brattleboro. When: 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost: No cover. Contact: 802-490-2255 or metropoliswinebar@gmail.com. Of note: Hosted by Addision Rice. Sign up to play, sing or speak your heart out.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

DANCE

Argentine tango

Where: The Church, corner of Grove and Main streets, Brattleboro. When: Tuesdays for four weeks beginning Jan. 15, from7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $50, $15 per class. Contact: Veronika Kruta at 413-210-1097, veronikazk@hotmail.com. Of note: For any level.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

DANCE

West African dance

When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Where: The Stone Church, corner of Grove and Main Streets, Brattleboro. Cost: $12-15, sliding scale. Contact: 802-258-6475, www.africandancevt.com. Of note: African dance for all levels, accompanied by live drumming. Instructor is Kabisco Kaba. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.