Entertainment Calendar

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Today, Feb. 11

MUSIC

Kevin Parry

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

Funk Night

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

Seth Yacovone

Info: Singer/songwriter/guitarist at Whetstone Station, 8:30-11:30 p.m., never a cover! 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. www.whetstonestation.com; 802-490-2354.

Theater

'Rent: School Edition'

Info: Presented by the BUHS Music Department in the BUHS Auditorium, Fairground Rd., Brattleboro. 4 p.m. All seats $6. For ages 13 and over. Tickets at front office of the high school. 802-451-3407.

Film

'Black Panthers'

Info: 'Vanguard of the Revolution' documentary to screen tonight at 6:30 p.m. Panel discussion follows. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Free. latchisarts.org.

MISCELLANEOUS

Exhibit Reception

Info: Group exhibit at MGFA, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, over 20 artists in a variety of media. Reception at 7 p.m. Show continues through April 17. Forum on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 12

MISCELLANEOUS

Poetry Reading

Info: Write Action will be hosting a reading of poems and short prose on the topic of Mercy at the Blue Dot in the Hooker-Dunham Building, 139 Main St., Brattleboro at 7:30 p.m. Information at at booksfromvermont@yahoo.com

Theater

'Rent: School Edition'

Info: Presented by the BUHS Music Department in the BUHS Auditorium, Fairground Rd., Brattleboro. 7 p.m. General seats $10/seniors $6. For ages 13 and over. Tickets at front office of the high school. 802-451-3407.

'Venus in Fur'

Info: Dark and sexy comedy opening at the Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. 7:30 p.m. $12 at shootthemoon.brownpapertickets.com or at box office. Information at www.hooker-dunham.org.

'The Jungle Book'

Info: 7 p.m. at New England Youth Center, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Adults, $11; students, $7: and seniors $10. at neyt.org or at NEYT, Box Office

Saturday, Feb. 13

Music

Sunny Lowdown

Info: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market. Saturday, in the lunch café at the River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro

Steve Davis Sextet

Info: Celebrating the music of J.J. Johnson, 8 p.m., at Vermont Jazz Center, Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Tickets $20+/$15 students at In the Moment in Brattleboro, or at www.vtjazz.org, or reserved by calling 802-254-9088, ext. 1.

Nick Kaiser

Info: Folk Concert With singer-songwriter Nick Kaiser and folk quartet 2 x 2, 7:30 p.m. Westminster West United Church of Christ $10 suggested donation. Information at Kaiser.Nick@gmail.com, or Lee.R.Lynd@gmail.com

Folk Singer

Info: AT Superfresh! Organic Café, 30 Main St., Brattleboro, singer/songwriter Dave Richardson from 7 to 9 p.m. Donations appreciated, kitchen open until 9 p.m.

Valentine's Party

Info: De Lomas Y Sones – 'With Love from Cuba' at 118 Elliot, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Cuban band-leader William Rodriguez. Whetstone Station cash bar. $15 at door or at 118Elliot.com

Simone and James Tribute

Info: Samirah Evans and Evelyn Harris tribute to Nina Simone and Etta James takes place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill Rd,, Putney. Tickets are $20, at nextstagearts.org. For more information call 802-387-0102.

DANCE

West Coast Swing lesson

Info: Dance with "Shall We Dance?" at the Grand Monadnock Ballroom, 132 Monadnock Hwy., Swanzey, N.H. (across from the Ford dealer on Ret. 12). Mixed level lesson at 7 p.m. Dancing: 8-10:30 p.m. Refreshments. $15/lesson and dance; $10/lesson or dance.www.shallwedance.biz; ray@shallwedance.biz; 802 579-9990

Theater

'Rent: School Edition'

Info: Presented by the BUHS Music Department in the BUHS Auditorium, Fairground Rd., Brattleboro. 7 p.m. General seats $10/seniors $6. For ages 13 and over. Tickets at front office of the high school. 802-451-3407.

'Venus in Fur'

Info: Dark and sexy comedy at the Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. 7:30 p.m. $12 at shootthemoon.brownpapertickets.com or at box office. Information at www.hooker-dunham.org.

'The Jungle Book'

Info: 2 and 7 p.m. at New England Youth Center, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Adults, $11; students, $7: and seniors $10. at neyt.org or at NEYT, Box Office

MISCELLANEOUS

Artist Reception

Info: Judy Hawkins recent work on display at All Souls Church UU, South St., West Brattleboro. Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. For information call 802-254-9377.

Sunday, Feb. 14

Theater

'Les Liaisons Dangereuses'

Info: National Theatre Live in HD to screen film at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro, 1 p.m. $20, students $10 at 802-257-5717 or simpr@comcast.net

'The Jungle Book'

Info: 2 p.m. at New England Youth Center, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Adults, $11; students, $7: and seniors $10. at neyt.org or at NEYT, Box Office

Miscellaneous

'Stand up for Bernie'

Info: Funny man Kendall Farrell joined by a full lineup of comics at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.) at the River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Benefit for Bernie Sanders' campaign. $25 at the door. For 16 and over.

Tuesday, Feb. 16

Music

Big Bands at Marlboro College

Info: Barbary Coast Big Band and the Gregorio Uribe Big Band for an energetic concert. 8 p.m. Whittemore Theater. $15 at the door. Seniors $12. kingdomcounty.org

DANCE

West Coast Swing Series

Info: Lessons: 5:30 p.m./beginners; 6:30 p.m. /advanced beginners; 7:30 p.m. /intermediate-advanced. The American Legion, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro. $10/one class; $15/both classes. 802-579-9990 or ray@shallwedance.biz

ONGOING

Brooks Library

Info: Abenaki artifacts, 19th century ceramics and children's book illustrations on display: Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thurs.-Fri., to 6 p.m., Sat. to 5 p.m. 802-254-5290. 224 Main St., Brattleboro

David Stern

Info: the artwork of Main Street Arts' "Renaissance Man," David Stern will be on display in MSA's Gallery in a show called "All Over the Map." Designs such as his immersive, "living walls" stage design were a sensational part of Main Street Arts production of Les Miserables last March. The show runs until Feb. 22 at 35 Main St., Saxtons River. Information at 802-869-2960, or mainstreetarts.org.

Hearts in Nature

Info: Nicki Steel exhibit of 35 hearts-shaped patterns and images in nature continues through March 1 at Bartleby's Books, 17 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-5425.

Art exhibit

Julie Baker Albright

Info: Albright's still life oils on display Feb. 6-March 6 at Gallery North Star, Grafton. 802-843-2465 or www.gnsgrafton.com

Photography Exhibit

Info: Dan Mead and Sally Eagle feature photos from their travels in Bhutan and India in Horowitz Performing Arts Hall on the Vermont Acadmey campus. The exhibit runs through Feb. 19

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Add Color to Your Life, Watercolor Classes

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m, Feb. 13, 20 27.

Where: A relaxed country setting in Westminster West. Instructor: Karen Becker. Cost: $99. for 4 classes, $35 for a single class, space permitting. Contact: Karen Becker, 802-387-4897.

River Gallery School Vacation Art Camps

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

Feb. 15 - 19 and April 18 - 22:

Times: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - Noon for ages 6 -12. Your child can enjoy a week of drawing, painting, sculpture and more. Snacks will be provided to nourish the young artist and keep the creativity flowing. Join us for a week of art making. Register today, space is limited. $160 per week or $35 per day

Box City Brattleboro: Feb. 15 - 18, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. for ages 6 -12 Children will work in design teams to build scale-model versions of their favorite Brattleboro buildings, parks, and streetscapes. $150 or $120 if combined with Art Camp

Mosaic Treasures: Feb. 27, 28, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Students will create mosaic art using found "treasures" and materials that perhaps would otherwise be discarded and use the "direct method" of designing and creating mosaics to finish a small project. No prior experience needed. $165

Build Rustic Furniture: Feb. 17, 18 , 19, Wednesday - Friday 1 - 4 p.m. In this workshop, students will use hand tools and local wood to craft a variety of rustic furniture – possibilities include a milking stool (no nails), a "bent" wood side table, a small five-board bench, and other simple objects suitable for your room or your log cabin! For ages 12 to Adult. $135


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