Entertainment Briefs


In Brattleboro ...

NEYT ALUMNI: New England Youth Theatre alumni will present "Under Milk Wood," by Dylan Thomas on June 20 and 21. Directed by Doran Hamm, assisted by Ben Stockman, "Under Milk Wood" is set in a small fishing village on the coast of Wales. The play, which introduces a variety of characters who reside in and beneath the town, is funny, charming, lyrical and bawd.

NEYT founder, Stephen Stearns, and Peter Gould are Voice 1 and Voice 2, and will be joined by a cast of 10 alumni playing more than 70 characters.

All tickets are $10 and will be sold at the door. Performances are Friday, June 20, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 21 at 2 and 7 p.m. This presentation is sponsored by New Chapter. The New England Youth Theatre is located on 100 Flat St.

In Dummerston Š

SOLSTICE DANCE PARTY: Join the celebration of the longest day of the year, the first day of summer, and SIMBA’s 25th anniversary at the SIMBA Silver Summer Solstice Dance Party Extravaganza on Saturday, June 21! The event will take place at 8 p.m. at the Evening Star Grange in Dummerston Center.

Rupa Cousins will lead a movement meditation. The band dedicates this event to peace, love and unity in our community, and all across Mother Earth; with special thanks to all the dancers who have come out to move to the music over the years.

The Evening Star Grange is located at the intersections of East-West Rd/School St, Bunker Rd, and Middle Rd, in Dummerston Center, Vermont.

All ages are welcome for this night of drumming, dancing, music and fun for the whole community. Admission is $10, with a family maximum of $25.

Bring the whole family and join SIMBA as we celebrate the beginning of summer and the return of sunshine and flowers at "SIMBA’s Silver Summer Solstice, 2014" dance party.

In Putney Š

PREMIERE PERFORMANCE: Yellow Barn presents the world premiere performances of The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book, a new composition by accordionist Merima Kijuco with animaiton by Bart Woodstrup, with funding from the New Jewish Culture Network of the Foundation for Jewish Culture.

Spanning six centuries of the breadth of Europe, saved from destruction by people of many faiths - the history of the Sarajevo Haggadah is one that is miraculous as the Biblical one that lies within it.

Two performances will be held on Saturday, June 14, 3 and 8 p.m., $12 admission at Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. 802-387-0102.


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