BRATTLEBORO >> Asian Cultural Center of Vermont (ACCVT) presents the Lunar New Year Festival of China, Korea and Vietnam on, Sunday, Feb. 7, 1 to 3 p.m., at 118 Elliot St. Potluck! Song, crafts, a reflection, group calligraphy, t'ai chi en masse and lots more. Come by noon to help set up. Information at accvt.org or 802-257-7898. Free with donations welcome.
BRATTLEBORO >> Support Maternal and Neonatal Outreach Services (MANOS), a nonprofit teaching Nicaraguan health care providers neonatal resuscitation with the Cajun heat of Bayou X. A mix of original and traditional Louisiana Cajun/Creole dance music and music of the global Creole diaspora. Saturday, 7 -11 p.m. 118 Elliot. Sliding scale, $10-$20.
PUTNEY >> Next Stage Arts Project will honor the late David Bowie on Friday, showing "Ziggy Stardust And The Spider From Mars" (1973), at 7 p.m., plus Bowie music videos. Costumes welcome! D.A. Pennebaker focuses his lens on a 1973 concert by David Bowie under the moniker Ziggy Stardust and band the Spiders From Mars. $5 donation.
BRATTLEBORO >> On Friday, 8 p.m., high school a cappella groups in the High School A Cappella Concert! at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St.. Proceeds support In-Sight Photography Project scholarship fund. The BUHS Madrigals; Leland & Gray Rebel Clefs; Independent groups – Renegade, Shoulder Narrows, Xpressivo, and Spiralia.
BRATTLEBORO >> Latchis Arts,and Green Writers Press, present a reading of Peter Gould's new novel, "MARLY," starring Jonny Flood and directed by Gould on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m., in the Ballroom Theatre at the Latchis. Presented by New England Youth Theatre, will benefit the Women's Freedom Center of Brattleboro. Admission is by donation.
BRATTLEBORO >> The Brattleboro Concert Choir, under the direction of Susan Dedell, begins rehearsals the first week of February for its May concert, Rachmaninoff's towering a cappella masterpiece, All Night Vigil. BMC welcomes new singers to join them. Potential new singers may call Dedell at BMC at 802-257-4523, to arrange a vocal interview or for more information.