Thursday, Feb. 27

ARTIST FORUM

’Pricing Our Work’

Where: The Works, 118 Main St., Brattleboro. When: 7 to 9 p.m. Cost: $10, free for Arts Council of Windham County Members. Contact: www.acwc.us or Doug Cox at 802-257-1024 or dcox@sover.net. Of note: Arts Council of Windham County and The Works present first in series of artist forums, this one on pricing work. Led by painter and printmaker William Hays, potter Matthew Tell and gallery owner Elaine Beckwith. PERFORMING ARTS

National Theatre Live: ‘War Horse’

Where: The Latchis Theatre, Main Street, Brattleboro. When: 7 p.m. Cost: $20. Contact: 802-254-1109, ext. 4, or www.brattleborotix.com. Of note: National Theatre broadcasts production of international theatrical smash hit, "War Horse." Runs two hours, 48 minutes.

Green Room Connection

Where: The Marina, Putney Road, Brattleboro. When: 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: 802-257-7563. Of note: Vermont Theatre Company hosts opportunity for theater fans and participants from the area to come together, network and share ideas.

FILM

Righteous Youth Rebellion Series:

’The Legend of Billy Jean’

Where: Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney.


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When: 7 p.m. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Contact: www.nextstagearts.org. Of note: Next Stage Arts launches February Righteous Youth Rebellion Movie Series continues with 1985 American drama about a Texas teenager, directed by Matthew Robbins, with Helen Slater, Christian Slater, Keith Gordon and Richard Bradford.

MUSIC

Strolling of the Heifers Brown Bag Lunch Series: Larry Brown

Where: Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. When: Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: 802-246-0982. Of note: Acoustic guitarist.

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.

Karoke Night with KJ Ryguy

Where: Metropolis Wine Bar & Cocktail Lounge, 55 Elliot St., Brattleboro. When: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cost: No cover. Contact: 802-254-8500 or www.metropoliswinebar.com.

Jazz at Windham Hill Inn

Where: Windham Hill Inn, 311 Lawrence Drive, West Townshend. When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: No cover. Contact: Katja Matthews at 802-874-4080 or info@windhamhill.com. Of note: Jazz by Draa Hobbs (guitar), Steve Sonntag (trumpet), Wim Auer (bass) and Tim Gilmore (drums).

Carr Uman Rose Trio

Where: The Restaurant at Burdick Chocolates, 47 Main St., Walpole, N.H. When: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost: No cover. Contact: 603-756-9058. Of note: Jesse Carr, tenor sax and vocals, Eugene Uman, piano, and Genevieve Rose, bass, play jazz.

Friday, Feb. 28

MUSIC

Kevin Parry

Where: West Dover Inn, Route 100, West Dover. When: 8 to 11 p.m. Cost: No cover. Contact: 802-464-5207 or www.kevinparrymusic.com. Of note: Singer and guitarist plays classic rock, country and blues requests.

Triology

Where: Saxtons River Inn, Main Street, Saxtons River. When: 5 to 8 p.m. Cost: No cover. Of note: As part of Saxtons River’s ‘Blue Lights for Winter Nights" events, trio featuring Franz Robert II (keyboard), Thomas Durnford (bass) and Bill Ballard (also sax) plays jazz and blues.

Rocky Roberts and Friends

Where: Pleasant Velley Brewing, Main Street, Saxtons River. When: 5 to 8 p.m. Cost: No cover. Of note: As part of Saxtons River’s ‘Blue Lights for Winter Nights" events, band featuring Rocky Roberts, Mat Sharff, Bethanie Yeakle, Don Macauley and Bob Hennessey plays "real country with bluesy overtones."

DANCE

Shall We Dance -- Night Club 2-step

Where: The Stone Church, corner of Grove and Main streets, Brattleboro. When: Night Club 2-step lesson for all levels at 7 p.m., led by Brendan McClure; followed by dancing to mix of rhythms from 8 to 10 p.m. Cost: For lesson and dance is $8 for singles, $5 for students and seniors. Contact: Ray Warren at 802-579-9990 or ray@shallwedance.biz.

AUDITIONS

’Seussical Jr.’

Where: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. When: 4 to 7 p.m. Contact: alisahauser@gmail.com or michelle@neyt.org. Of note: For ages 12-18. Come prepared with 16 bars of a song from any musical, memorized, with sheet music to give the accompanist. Be prepared to stay for the entire time and come dressed to dance. Rehearsals start July 21; performances are Ayg. 8-16.

Saturday, March 1

MUSIC

Mary Cay Brass

Where: Winter Farmers’ Market, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, Main Street, Brattleboro. When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Of note: Traditional folk music on piano and accordion.

Kevin Parry

Where: Pizzapalooza, 19 South Main St., Wilmington. When: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Cost: No cover. Contact: 802-464-7702 or www.kevinparrymusic.com. Of note: Solo acoustic guitar and mandolin.

BOOKS

’Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England’

Where: Bartleby’s Books, 17 West Main St., When: 2 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: 802-464-5425 or www.myvermontbookstore.com. Of note: Author Corin Hirsch discusses her book, "Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England" and shares recipes.

DANCE

Latin dance lessons and party

Where: McNeill’s Brewery, Elliot Street, Brattleboro. When: Beginners lessons at 7 p.m.; intermediate dancers at 8 p.m.; advance dancers ar 8:30 p.m.; open dance floor at 9 p.m. Cost: Donation of check or non-perishable food item for Project Feed the Thousands. Contact: Michael Rodriguez at 802-362-1819 or Rocio at 802-246-7527 Of note: Veteran dance instructor Michael Rodriguez will host weekly Latin dance lessons and party.

Sunday, March 2

GALA FESTIVITIES

Latchis Arts’ Red Carpet Gala

Where: Latchis Theatre, Main Street, Brattleboro. When: 6:30 p.m. Cost: Free; donations welcome. Contact: www.latchisarts.org. Of note: Celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night with gala night watching broadcast on big screen. Come dressed in your finery and be part of Brattleboro’s glitterati.

FILM

Brattleboro Rotary Club

International Film and Food Festival

Where: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. When: 4 to 8 p.m. Cost: $25. Contact: brattlebororotaryclub.org. Of note: Brattleboro Rotary Club holds festival to benefit KILI Radio station at Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Festival includes documentary "Urban Rez" at 4 p.m., a Native American-themed dinner at 5:15 p.m., and feature film "Pow Wow Highway" at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Vermont Artisan Designs, 106 Main St.

PERFORMING ARTS

National Theatre Live: ‘Frankenstein’

Where: The Latchis Theatre, Main Street, Brattleboro. When: 1 p.m. Cost: $20. Contact: 802-254-1109, ext. 4, or www.brattleborotix.com. Of note: National Theatre broadcasts production of "Frankenstein," starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller and directed by Danny Boyle.

AUDITIONS

’A Year with Frog and Toad Kids’

Where: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. When: 1 to 3 p.m. Contact: alisahauser@gmail.com or michelle@neyt.org. Of note: For ages 9-12. Come prepared to sing, dance and participate in group acting. Rehearsals start May 5; performances are May 29-June 1.

DANCE

Balkan Dance

Where: Brattleboro Stone Church, corner of Grove and Main, Brattleboro. When: 7 to 10 p.m.; beginner/intermediate session at 6:30 p.m. Brattleboro. Cost: Suggested donation is $12, free for first-time dancers. Contact: rachelleackerman@yahoo.com or 802-257-9513. Of note: Participatory line and circle dances from the Balkans with live music by Xopo, featuring Becky Ashenden, Chuck Corman, Gawain Thomas, Annie Guion, Addie Holland, Joe and Barbara Blumenthal. Bring water bottle and clean soft-soled shoes to protect the dance floor. All levels welcome. New regular feature: Play along with Xopo -- any musicians and singers welcome to join in for three tunes in the middle of the evening. 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: By donation. Contact: Parker Huber at 802-257-9108 or Mary Ellen Cannon at 603-631-0768. Of note: Led by Linda. No partner needed. All dances taught.

Monday, March 3

MUSIC

Open Mike Night

Where: Metropolis Wine Bar & Cocktail Lounge, 55 Elliot St., Brattleboro. When: 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Cost: No cover. Contact: 802-254-8500 or www.metropoliswinebar.com. Of note: Led by Hannah Hoffman.

Tuesday, March 4

DANCE

Shall We Dance -- East Coast Swing

When: Shall We Dance features East Coast Swing lessons for all levels from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Where: The Stone Church, corner of Grove and Main streets, Brattleboro. Cost: $10. Contact: Ray Warren at 802-579-9990 or ray@shallwedance.biz. Of note: Paul Paytas teaches variations on East Coast Swing. Paytas will also teach beginning zydeco on March 18. No partner is necessary.

Wednesday, March 5

MUSIC

Strolling of the Heifers Brown Bag Lunch Series: Bondville Boys

Where: Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. When: Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: 802-246-0982. Of note: Original tunes and traditional bluegrass.

Irish sessions

Where: McNeill’s Brewery, Elliot Street, Brattleboro. When: 7 p.m. Of note: Bring an instrument and join in.

DANCE

West African dance

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

LOOK WHO’S TALKIN’

’Rumi, A Soul on Fire’

Where: Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. When: 7 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: Brooks Library at 802-254-5290, Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626, info@vermonthumanities.org. Of note: Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine will read and discuss the work of spiritual poet, Rumi, as part of Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series.