Today, April 14

Windham County

MUSIC

Kevin Parry

Info: Open mic at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Rd., Brattleboro. 7-10 p.m. Free. 802-257-7563.

Sean Gaskell

Info: 7 p.m. fundraising concert on the Kora for Friends of Brooks Memorial Library. $10/$8 at the library or at the door. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-254-5290.

Funk Night

Info: Live band at Metropolis, Elliot St., Brattleboro. 9:30 p.m.

The Moores

Info: The Partridge family of rock and roll at the Whetstone Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

Jean Chaine

Info: Masters of funk, Jean Chaine and the Fiction Giants, at McNeill's Brewery, 9 p.m.. 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro. No cover.

Theater

'Stagestruck!'

Info: 10:30 a.m. Presented by the Theatre Adventure Thursday Troupe at the West Village Meeting House, 29 South St., Brattleboro Tickets $10 general at www.neyt.org or at the door.

'The Blind King and the Sleeping Queen'

Info: 7 p.m. Original musical by Stephen Stearns, music by Peter Amidon. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets $13 adult, $12 senior, $10 student at neyt.org or at 802-246-6398 or at the door.

Film


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Student Film Festival

Info: 7 p.m. Short films by eleventh and twelfth grade students at Compass School, Rte. 5, Westminster. $3.

Miscellaneous

Circus Workshops

Info: New England Center for Circus Arts celebrating Circus week with workshops April 14-17; www.necenterforcircusarts.org for programming. 802-254-9780 for questions.

Bennington County

Music

Baby Wants Candy

Info: 6:30 p.m. A musica theater improve group to be at Long Trail School. $10 at the door. 1045 Kirby Hollow Rd, Dorset.

Friday, April 15

Windham County

MUSIC

VT Shakedown

Info: World Beat at McNeill's Brewery, 9:30 p.m.. 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. $5 cover.

Charlie Schneeweis Trio

Info: 7-10 p.m. Jazz at Duo Restaurant's, The Lounge 4 High St., Brattleboro. 802-254-4141. No cover.

Musicians from Marlboro

Info: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Brattleboro Music Center Chamber Music Series at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. Haydn, Berg, DvOak. Tickets $30 patron, $20 general at www.bmcvt.org, at 802-257-4523, or at door.

Winterpills

Info: 8:30 p.m. at the Windham Ballroom at Popolo Restaurant, 36 The Square, Bellows Falls. $20 at popolomeanspeople.com or $24 at the door.

Dance

Waltz Lessons

Info: 6:30 p.m. beginners; 7:15 p.m. Intermediated. Open dancing from 8-10 p.m. Refreshments. $10/lesson and dance. $10 dance or lesson only. www.shallwedance.biz 802-579-9990.

Theater

'Stagestruck!'

Info: 7 p.m. Presented by the Theatre Adventure Thursday Troupe at the West Village Meeting House, 29 South St., Brattleboro Tickets $10 general at www.neyt.org or at the door.

The Complete Works of Shakespeare

Info: 7 p.m. presented by the BUHS Players. All seats $5. 802-451-3750 for information. Brattleboro Union High School auditorium, Fairground Rd., Brattleboro.

Miscellaneous

Kipling Celebration

Info: "The Jungle Book" opens tonight. Win a chance to stay at Naulakha, Rudyard Kipling's home in Dummerston where he wrote the book that this movie is based on. Latchis Theater, 50 Main St., Brattleboro.

Peter Aguero and Ophira Eisenberg

Info: 7:30 p.m. Storytelling at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $15 at www.nextstagearts.org, Turn it Up and the Putney Coop.

Circus Workshops

Info: New England Center for Circus Arts celebrating Circus week with workshops April 14-17. www.necenterforcircusarts.org for programming. 802-254-9780 for questions.

Over the border

Music

The Equalites

Info: 8 p.m. at Mocha Maya's, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. Admission free, but please tip the musicians.

Alt-rock Mini-fest

Info: 8 p.m. Arts Block. Alt-Rock Mini-Fest with And The Traveler, the Taxidermists, Zanders & The Arcadians. The Arts Block, 289 Greenfield, Mass. 413-774-0150.

Saturday, April 16

Windham County

MUSIC

The Met Live in HD

Info: 1 p.m. Donizetti's "Roberto Devereux" at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. $22 general/students $10. 802-257-5717 or simpr@comcast.net for tickets.

'Gimme Shelter' Concert

Info: 7:30 p.m. A cappella groups perform to benefit Groundworks Collaborative. Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. Donations $10-$20 and up at the door.

Rock Voices

Info: 7 p.m. Brattleboro Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St. Hits from the '60s to today. tickets $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $8 for students at brownpapertickets.com

Magical Strings

Info: 7:30 p.m. Philip Boulding on harp, Pam Boulding, dulcimer. Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls. Tickets $17 general, $13 seniors. Premium seating $35 at www.stonechurcharts.org or at Village Square Booksellers, Bellows Falls. 802-460-0110,

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Info: 8 p.m. Jazz pianist at The Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222, Brattleboro. Tickets at www.vtjazz.org or 802-254-9088

Filthy Still

Info: FS returns with their brand of Jamband Rock at McNeill's Brewery, 9 p.m.. 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro. $5 cover.

Theater

'The Blind King and the Sleeping Queen'

Info: 2 and 7 p.m. Original musical by Stephen Stearns, music by Peter Amidon. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets $13 adult, $12 senior, $10 student at neyt.org or at 802-246-6398 or at the door.

Film

'How to Die in Oregon'

Info: 1 p.m. Screening and film discussion. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St., Putney. Free.

Miscellaneous

Art Reception

Info: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Adrienne Ginter and her solo exhibit of watercolors, oils and paper-cuttings. Buffet of sweets. West Village Meeting House, 29 South St., Information at 802-254-9377.

Afternoon of Poetry

Info: 3 p.m. Sydney Lea and Lawrence Raab to read and discuss poetry at Bartlebys's Books, 17 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-5425; www.myvermontbookstore.com

Peter Aguero and Ophira Eisenberg

Info: 7:30 p.m. Storytelling at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $15 at www.nextstagearts.org, Turn it Up and the Putney Coop.

Zentangle Drawing Class

Info: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Currier Hall, 12 Church St., Bellows Falls. 802-460-0110.

Zentangle 201

Info: 1:30-4 p.m. Currier Hall, 12 Church St., Bellows Falls. 802-460-0110.

Circus Workshops

Info: New England Center for Circus Arts celebrating Circus week with workshops April 14-17

www.necenterforcircusarts.org for programming. 802-254-9780 for questions.

Bennington County

MUSIC

Wild Reeds

Info: 8 p.m. Will Mosheim and friends open. Country, rock and roll, rhythm. The Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington. 802-442-5549 or vtartxchange.org

Benefit Concert

Info: 3 p.m. Composers/pianists Allen Shawn and Stephen Dankner and Joana Genova, followed by a reception for the Michael Rudiakov Music Academy. Manchester Village. Tickets $35/ seating is limited. 802-362-1956 for more information.

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Family Comedy

Info: 4 p.m. For 5-12-year-olds and their adults. Eastworks' 121 Club, 116, Pleasant St., Suite 121 Easthampton, Mass. $10 adults, $5 kids, $20 max.

Over the border

MUSIC

Terry Kitchen and Mara Levine

Info: 7:30 p.m. Boston contemporary folk singer/songwriter. Mount Toby Concerts. 194 long Plain Rd., Rte. 63, Leverett, Mass. Donations $10-$$20.

The Bombadils

Info: 8 p.m. Live music at Mocha Maya's, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. Admission free, but please tip the musicians.

MISCELLANEOUS

Metropolitan Opera Live

Info: 12:55 p.m., a screening of Donizetti's "Roberto Devereux. Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. $22 adults'$11 students. www.shelburnefallsmemorialhall.org

Sunday, April 17

Windham County

Music

Music for a Sunday Afternoon

Info: 3 p.m. Allos Musica Ensemble of clarinetist and composer James Falzone explores the intersection of jazz, classical, and world music traditions. Ragle Hall, Marlboro College. Free. 802-251-7644 or mbarone@marlboro.edu.

Dance

Community Circle Dance

Info: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Bobbi Bailin. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

'The Blind King and the Sleeping Queen'

Info: 2 p.m. Original musical by Stephen Stearns, music by Peter Amidon. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets $13 adult, $12 senior, $10 student at neyt.org or at 802-246-6398 or at the door.

Miscellaneous

Art as Medicine

Info: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. at 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. Opening ceremony - 10 a.m.; 11 a.m. - lunch; noon - Sound Healing Ceremony; 1 p.m. - Creative Sound and Movement; 2 p.m. Comedy Improvisation; 3 p.m. Dance; 4 p.m. Poetry; 5 p.m. Voice and Song; 6 p.m. Dinner; 7:15 p.m., Film Gathering in Gratitude; 8:30 to 11 p.m. Art Party 802-451-9495.

Circus Workshops

Info: New England Center for Circus Arts celebrating Circus week with workshops April 14-17. www.necenterforcircusarts.org for programming. 802-254-9780 for questions.

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Poetry Month Celebration

Info: 4 p.m. Sydney Lea, retired Poet Laureate of Vermont, will be at Misty Valley Books. Reception will follow Lea's remarks. Free. 802-875-3400, www.mybooks.com

Monday, April 18

Windham County

Music

Open Rehearsal

Info: Windham Orchestra's Open Rehearsal at The River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Bluegrass Jam

Info: At McNeill's Brewery, 8 p.m.. 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro. No cover.

Bob Stabach 4tet

Info: 7:30 p.m. Wendy Redlinger's Soiree with Eugene Uman on piano; George Kaye, bass; Jon Fisher, drums; Bob Stabach, sax. Featuring European Jazz Music. 2596 Taterlane, Guilford. Donations $10-$15. 802-254-6189 for information.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Utopia Is No Place

Info: 6-8:30 p.m., Opening reception. Utopia is No Place, Utopia is Process at Bennington College's Usdan gallery. Exhibit up through Thursday, May 12. video art, site-specific installation, D.I.Y. printing press and more. 802-440-4549. 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Tuesday, April 19

Windham County

DANCE

West Coast Swing

Info: Lessons Beginner, 5:30 p.m.; Advanced beginner, 6:30 p.m.;Intermediate/Advanced, 7:30 p.m. Drop-in $10, $5 each additional class. At the American Legion, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro. www.shallwedance.biz, 802-579-9990

Miscellaneous

Paint Party

Info: 6-8 p.m. at the Mountain Painters and Artisans Gallery, Mountain market Place, 5700 Rte. 100 Londonderry. Every Tuesday evening. No art experience necessary We provide step-by-step instruction and supplies for you to create beautiful original artwork for your home, work, or as a gift. 802-824-6555. For more information.

Getting Your Words to Count

Info: 12 p.m. at Marlboro College Graduate Center. Management Ideas Exchange workshop with Meg Mott. 28 Vernon St., Brattleboro. www.marlboro.edu/hotmix

Wednesday, April 20

Windham County

DANCE

West African Dance Class

Info: West African dance class for all levels with Raoul Ombang. 7:15-8:45 p.m. at 74 Cotton Mill Hill #346, Sobo Studio at Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Sliding scale $8-$20. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and bring a water bottle. Class will be accompanied by live drumming. www.africandancevt.com

Miscellaneous

Candlelight Vigil

Info: 6-7:30 p.m., for survivors of sexual assault and their allies. The Root Social Justice Center, 802-257-7364 ONGOING

Windham County

BMAC new exhibits

Five Exhibits

Info: Brattleboro Museum & Art Center's new exhibits Contemporary Artists vs. The Masters, Visions From the Edge, In Flow-Motion, Are You Here? and Wishing For the Moon on view through June 13. BMAC will offer free admission Thursday afternoons beginning at 2 p.m. and guided tours every Saturday at 2 p.m. For information visit www.brattleboromuseum.org or call 802-257-0124. Located at the intersection of Main Street and Routes 119 and 142 and is wheelchair accessible.

Children's Art Show

Info: Through April 27 at The River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Featuring the work of children from Joslyn Haineswood's home childcare and art from other local childcare programs. 802-871-5418.

Art Exhibit

Info: The Grammar School fifth graders' art on display at Katy's Great Food, 118 Main St., Putney, Monday, Thursday, Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Art Exhibit

Info: Karen Becker exhibit of mono-prints, watercolors, pastels and oils at the Putney Public Library, 55 Main St., Putney, through May. Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.

Bennington County

3D Digital: Here and Now

Info: Through June 15. Be amazed, learn have fun. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. 802-447-1571.

Art Exhibit

Greg Winterhalter

Info: Professor Winterhalter's work on display through May 4 in the Burgdorff Gallery, Southern Vermont College open Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. 982 Mansion Dr., Bennington. gwinter@svc.edu

Utopia Is No Place

Info: 1-2 p.m. Curator's Talk. Utopia is No Place, Utopia is Process at Bennington College's Usdan gallery. Exhibit up through Thursday, May 12. Video art, site-specific installation, D.I.Y. printing press and more. 802-440-4549. 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Over the Border

Theater

'The Crucible'

Info: April 16-May 5. Fridays 8 p.m.; Saturdays 2 and 8 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m. Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education, 25 Main St., Cambridge., N.Y. Tickets at www.hubbardhall.org or 518-677-2495. $25 general, $10 students.

Miscellaneous

Photography Exhibit

Info: Through May 7, Natasha Hanna Photography, "On the Cusp"Everyday scenes transformed with digital artistry at Nina's Nook. 125A Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass. ninasnook.com Open Thursday-Saturday noon to 5 p.m. 413-834-8800.

An Evening of Dance

Info: 7:30 p.m. April 20-23, main Theatre, Redfern Arts Center, 90 Wyman Way, Keene, N.H. $10 general/$8 senior citizens/ $6 KSC students. 603-358-2168, or keene.edu/arts/redfern.

Great Hall Art Display

Info: Annette Spaulding shares her underwater adventures and discoveries scuba diving in the Connecticut River. Art display through May 28. Vintage Powerhouse: Cabot Station - a one hundred year retrospective. Great Fall Discovery Centers, 2 Ave. A, Turners Falls, Mass. 413-863-3221

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Windham County

River Gallery School:

April 18-22: Monday - Friday,9 a.m. - Noon. Vacation Art Camp. Your child can enjoy a week of drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and more. Snacks will be provided. Space is limited. Ages 6 - 12. $160 per week or $35 per day

April 18-20: Landscape, 9:30 a.m.-Noon with Jason Alden. Working with oils, charcoal and pastel, we will work from several locations in Brattleboro. $145

April 16 and 17: Rustic Jewelry, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. with Denny Immergut. Learn the basics of make jewelry with strong Native American and African influences. Tools and materials will be supplied. $125

Up-Cycle! with Amy Enoch

April 18, 19 and 20 : Mon.,Tue., Wed. 1–3 p.m. Ages 10 years old and up. Design a unique and functional item from your worn old jeans, jackets, sweaters, neckties,etc. Learn the basics of using a sewing machine. Or make a simple denim bag. $65

April 20, 21, 22: 1-4 p.m. – Build Rustic Furniture With Ross Smart. Use hand tools and local wood to craft a variety of rustic furniture. For ages 12 to Adult. $135

Collage with Paper

with Amy Enoch

April 21 and 22: Thurs. and Fri. 1–3 p.m. Ages 10 years old and up. Design unique collages with colorful paper and images. Students are encouraged to bring their own paper and images if they wish. $45

April 23 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Watercolor: Everyone Can Paint! with Walter Cudnohufsky. Demonstrations will be interspersed with small practice paintings and then a larger painting. The class is for the absolute beginner and/or the more accomplished long time painter. Minimum age thirteen, if unaccompanied. All materials supplied. The subject will be either barns or fruits/vegetables. $135

April 28-May 6 Noon: 2:30 p.m. – Assemblage with Helen Schmidt. Use found objects and repurposed materials to create assemblage sculptures. $175

April 18, 19, 20 : 1-3 p.m., Up-Cycle! With Amy Enoch. Bring from home loved but worn garments and learn the basics of using a sewing machine, to make these garments new again! For ages 10 years and up. $75.

April 21, 22: 1-3 p.m. – Collage with Paper With Amy Enoch. Each student will design unique collages with colorful and dynamic paper and images. For ages 10 years and up. $50.

32 Main St., Suite 201; 802-257-1577; rivergalleryschool@gmail.com

Add Color to Your Life, Watercolor Classes

Info: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, in Westminster West. $99 for 4 classes, $35 single as space permits. Karen Becker 802-387-4897. Learn to draw and paint with watercolors, includes recommendations for creating a complete traveling mini studio. Beginners welcome, ample instruction.

Bennington County

Improv! Improv! Improv! Info: 6-8 p.m. April 10-May 16. Taught by Todd Hielt, Six-week workshop at the Dorset Playhouse. $10 per session (members $8) or $50 (members $45) for the entire session. Classes are limited so sign up early. For information, or to reserve your spot, call 802-867-5570 or email info@dorsetplayers.com.