Entertainment Calendar

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Today, Feb. 4

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.

Jean Chaine and the Fiction Giants

Info: Science Fiction Funk Rock at McNeill's Brewery, 9 p.m. 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro. No cover.

THEATER

'Macbeth'

Info: 7:30 p.m., at the Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Tickets are by donation.

THEATER

Valentines' Gallery Walk

Info: At the River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro from 5-8 p.m. — an evening of music, art, and celebration of all things local.

Friday, Feb. 5

MUSIC

Douglas Page

Info: Noon - 1 p.m. Page plays an eclectic mix from jazz to rockabilly to rhythm to blues on piano at the River Garden. 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Jatoba

Info: bluegrass and jamgrass at McNeill's Brewery, 9 p.m.. 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro. $5 cover.

High School A Cappella

Info: Regional high school groups perform at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro at 8 p.m.

DANCE

Rumba Lessons

Info: At the American Legion, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro. 6:30 p.m. for beginners; 7:15 p.m. Intermediate dancers with Ray Warren & Lucinda Dee-Warren. We will have open dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. $10/lesson and dance. $10/dance or lessons only. www.shallwedance.biz; ray@shallwedance.biz; 802-579-9990.

Theater

'What's Funny'

Info: Ezlerh Oreste presents comedy, music, dance and film at Hooker-Dunham, 7 p.m. 139 Main St., $10-$20 donation. Brattleboro. www.hookerdunham.org.

'Macbeth'

Info: 7:30 p.m., at the Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Tickets are by donation.

Film

Info: Next Stage Arts Project honors the late David Bowie showing "Ziggy Stardust And The Spider From Mars" (1973), at 7 p.m., plus Bowie music videos. Costumes welcome! $5 donation.

MISCELLANEOUS

Auditions

Info: "You Can't Take It With You!" auditions by Rock River Players. 5:30-7:30 p.m. South Newfane Schoolhouse, Dover Rd., South Newfane. 802-348-7156 or verbatim@svcable.net

Saturday, Feb. 6

Music

Ben Grosscup

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

Left Ear Trio

Info: Danceable fusion at McNeill's Brewery, 9 p.m.. 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro. $5 cover.

Franz Robert and Kniffen Sextet

Info: An evening of modern jazz on Sat., Feb. 6, 8 p.m., at Vermont Jazz Center, Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Tickets at the door.

Bayou X!

Info: Live Cajun music, mini-dance lesson, raffle prize, more. 7-11 p.m. 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. $10-$20.

Coffee Haus concert

Info: Main Street Arts, Saxtons River features Nick Kaiser, Elizabeth Rogers and Ron Boslun at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at 802-869-2960 or $12 at the door.

THEATER

'Macbeth'

Info: 7:30 p.m., at the Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Tickets are by donation.

Miscellaneous

Book reading

Info: "Goodnight My Honey Bunnies" for kids 1-8, signing and reception with authors. Sat., Feb. 6, 4-6 p.m. at Mountain Painters and Artisans Gallery, Rte. 100 and 11, Londonderry.

Auditions

Info: "You Can't Take It With You!" auditions by Rock River Players. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. South Newfane Schoolhouse, Dover Rd., South Newfane. 802-348-7156 or verbatim@svcable.net

Ladies of the Rainbow

Info: Fundraiser for the Windham County Heat fund at VFW, Black Mtn. Rd., Brattleboro, 8 p.m. Tickets $20 purchased at Vermont Artisans, Main St. or call 802-254-2240, 802-254-4285

Sunday, Feb. 7

Music

Songs of May

Info: Charles Mays, Jr., bass at 3 p.m. at Centre Congregation Church, Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets, $15 and $10 students at Brattleboro Music Center, 38 Walnut St.; 802-257-4523; bmcvt.org

Dance

Community Circle Dance

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

Film

'The Intouchables'

Info: Latchis Arts and Express Fluency present French film. Admission is by donation at 4 p.m. at Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro, as a benefit for Latchis Arts and Doctors Without Borders

MISCELLANEOUS

Lunar New Year Festival

Info: Presented by the Asian Cultural Center of Vermont (ACCVT) 1-3 p.m, at 118 Elliot St. accvt.org or (802) 257-7898. Event is free with donations welcome.

Theater

'Marly'

Info: Reading of Peter Gould's new novel, "MARLY," starring Jonny Flood and directed by Gould at 4 p.m., in the Ballroom Theatre at the Latchis, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Admission by donation. latchisarts.org.

Monday, Feb. 8

Music

Bluegrass Jam

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

MISCELLANEOUS

Auditions

Info: "You Can't Take It With You!" auditions by Rock River Players. 5-8 p.m. South Newfane Schoolhouse, Dover Rd., South Newfane. 802-348-7156 or verbatim@svcable.net

Tuesday, Feb. 9

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

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. 6, 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.

Of note: Learn to draw and paint with watercolors, includes

recommendations for creating a complete traveling mini studio.

Beginners welcome, ample instruction.

River Gallery School classes

32 Main St., Suite 201

802-257-1577; rivergalleryschool@gmail.com

Ages 6-12: Child Studio, with Helen Schmidt, Lauren Watrous, Ross Smart, and/or Jen Wiechers, a 15-week session of afternoon classes with an individualized approach to painting, drawing, and sculpture held Feb. 1 to May 27.

Ages 12-18: 15-session Teen Studio + Portfolio Class with Helen Schmidt on Friday afternoons from Feb. 12 to May 27 combining open studio and portfolio guidance.

Ages 3-5: a Collaborative Learning for Tots + Parents with Lauren Watrous on Saturday mornings Jan. 9 to April 30.

Adults: Adult Studio with Lydia Thompson, Helen Schmidt, Jason Alden, and/or Lauren Watrous — a 12-session studio class four times per week in daytime, afternoon, and evening sessions Feb 1 to May 6; Jason Alden will offer two drawing classes: Life Drawing, Feb. 2 to April 12, and Life Drawing Long Pose, Feb. 2 to May 3; Lynn Zimmerman has two watercolor courses: Intermediate Watercolor Feb. 2 to May 3, and Lights + Shadow in Watercolor Feb. 2 to March 1; Julia Jensen offers Encaustics Feb. 4 to April 14; Kim Colligan offers two sessions in Mixed Media Printmaking Feb. 3 to April 14 on Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings. Learn how to create monotypes using non-toxic Akua printmaking inks, R&F pigment sticks and Caran d'Ache


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