Entertainment Calendar

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Today, Dec. 10

MUSIC

Kevin Parry

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

Funk Night

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

The Rear Defrosters

What: 8:30-11:30 p.m. Whetstone Station, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. www.whetstonestation.com

'A Thousand Cranes'

What: 8 p.m. Yellow Barn's Artist Residency performance at Next Stage, Kimball Hill, in Putney. Theofanidis' new work Details and reservations, visit www.yellowbarn.org or call 802-387-6637.

Theater

'The Wizard of Oz'

What: 7 p.m. at New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 adults/$13 students and seniors at neyt.org, 802-246-6398, or at theater.

'A Christmas Carol'

What: 7:30 p.m. VTC's adaptation of Dickens' classic at Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. $12; $10 on Thursdays if you donate a non-perishable food item. Reservations recommended at 802-258-1344, vtcreservations@gmail.com.

Miscellaneous

Songwriting Workshop

What: Noon-1:20 p.m.. At the River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Jerry Appell workshop to created educationals songs and music videos. The event will end at 1:30 (for those who can stay the extra half hour).

Friday, Dec. 11

Music

Kevin Parry

What: 7-10 p.m. Singer/guitarist Kevin Parry plays at the West Dover Inn, Route 100 in West Dover, Information: www.kevinparrymusic.com or 802-464-5207.

Christmas at Christ Church

What: 8 p.m. The Guilford chamber Singers present sacred and secular holiday songs at the Christ Church. Melendy Hill Rd., Guilford. By donation

A Capella

What: 6 p.m. (tour) 7 p.m. (performance) Reopening of Next Stage arts with a Holiday concert. The Groovebarbers, and The Putney Central School Chorus, with complimentary cider, donuts and tours of the newly renovated space will begin at 6 p.m. $15 for adults, $7.50 for 6 to 12 years old, and $40 for a family. Kids under 6 get in free at www.nextstagearts.org) or at Offerings Jewelry, Putney or Turn It Up in Brattleboro. Next Stage is located at 15 Kimball Hill, Putney

Christmas Concert

What: 7 p.m. The West River Valley Chorus, singers under the direction of Ken Olsson, will be presenting their annual Christmas concert in the Wardsboro Town Hall. Information:802-365-7964 or 802-874-4366

Dance

Argentine Tango Milonga

What: Lesson at 7:30 p.m./open dancing 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. at the Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. LAll levels welcome. Sally at 603-923-9743; sally.brat.tango@gmail.com

Theater

'The Wizard of Oz'

What: 7 p.m. at New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 adults/$13 students and seniors at neyt.org, 802-246-6398, or at theater.

'A Christmas Carol'

What: 7:30 p.m. VTC's adaptation of Dickens' classic at Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. $15/general; $12/seniors; $10 on Thursdays if you donate a non-perishable food item. Reservations recommended at 802-258-1344, vtcreservations@gmail.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

Coffee and Conversation

What: Noon-1 p.m.. At the River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Multimedia presentation and talk on homelessness.

Artists' Talk

What: 7 p.m. Jim Giddings and Josh Bernbaum to give a talk at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro Work on exhibit through Jan. 3

Ladies Night in Bellows Falls

What: 4-8 p.m. TBellows Fall Downtown Development Alliance invites everyone to Ladies Night owhen many of the retail businesses and restaurants will have specials and several will be making donations from their proceeds to Dance Away Cancer/Relay for Life.

Saturday, Dec. 12

MUSIC

'Music of the French Cathedrals'

What: 7 p.m. Calder Hall, Michael S. Currier Center at The Putney School, Putney, Putney School Madrigals and Putney Community Orchestra with Bennington County Choral Society. $15 at the door. Information: bccsmusic.wordpress.com

Steve Spensley

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

Christmas at Christ Church

What: 4 p.m. The Guilford chamber Singers present sacred and secular holiday songs at the Christ Church. Melendy Hill Rd., Guilford. By donation

Jazz Guitar Concert

What: 8 p.m. Draa Hobbs and John Stowell at Main Street Arts, 35 Main St., Saxtons River. Advance tickets $10; $12 at the door. 802-869-2950

Holiday Concert

What: 7:30 p.m. River Singers Community Chorus at Next Stage Arts Project, Kimball Hill, Putney. A multi-generational chorus that performs an eclectic mix of thrilling, soulful songs from many lands. $15/$10 seniors and students (children under 10 free) at the door. Information: 802-869-4000 or www.marycaybrass.com

DANCE

West Coast Swing

What: 2nd Saturday dance, mixed level lesson at 7 p.m.; Dancing to West coast, Hustle and Night Club from 8-10:30 p.m, $15/lesson and dance, $10/dance only. 802-579-9990

Theater

'The Wizard of Oz'

What: 2 and 7 p.m. at New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 adults/$13 students and seniors at neyt.org, 802-246-6398, or at theater.

'A Christmas Carol'

What: 7:30 p.m. VTC's adaptation of Dickens' classic at Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. $15/general; $12/seniors; $10 on Thursdays if you donate a non-perishable food item. Reservations recommended at 802-258-1344, vtcreservations@gmail.com.

Live in HD

What: 1 p.m. "The Magic Flute" at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-257-5717 or sjmpr@comcast.net for advance ticket purchase, or at the door, $20 general, $10 for students. For information, visit latchisarts.org

FILM

Off the Beaten Path

What: 4 p.m. "Coming Home" at Latchis Theatre, 50 Flat St., Brattleboro. PG-13 latchis.com

MISCELLANEOUS

Holiday Cookie Sale

What: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Newfane Congregational Church on the common in Newfane. Come early to pick out your own assortment from the many varieties of holiday cookies! Sold by the pound, placed in a box, and tied with festive ribbon.

Artist's Reception

What: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oil paintings by Robert Steinem. Reception and exhibit at Gallery North Star, 151 Townshend Rd., Information: 802-843-2465 or www.gnsgrafton.com.

Community Water Portrait

What: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. At the Brooks House Atrium. Brooks House at 132 Main St., Be photographed as part of the From the River, To the River public art project in Brattleboro.

Sunday, Dec. 13

MUSIC

Old-Time Gospel Hour

What: 10 a.m.- noon at the Dummerston Community Center, 150 West St. Guitar and vocals by Gin Mill Bill. Donations for the Community Center heating and maintenance fund. Event is free. 802-254-9212.

Christmas Concert

What: 3 p.m. The West River Valley Chorus, singers under the direction of Ken Olsson, will be presenting their annual Christmas concert at the Townshend Church on the Common. Information:802-365-7964 or 802-874-4366

Holiday Concert

What: 7:30 p.m. River Singers Community Chorus at Next Stage Arts Project, Kimball Hill, Putney. A multi-generational chorus that performs an eclectic mix of thrilling, soulful songs from many lands. $15/$10 seniors and students (children under 10 free) at the door. Information: 802-869-4000 or www.marycaybrass.com

DANCE

Brattleboro Contradance

What: 7-10 p.m. at the Stone Church, corner of Main and Grove, Brattleboro.Caller Ron Blechner; musicians Rachel Bell, Julie Valmont and Audrey Knuth. All dances are instructed and prompt with live music. $10/adults; $8 college students; $5 youth. Wear indoor soft soled shoes. Information: www.brattcontra.org>; or 802-258-1723.

Theater

'The Wizard of Oz'

What: 2 and 7 p.m. at New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 adults/$13 students and seniors at neyt.org, 802-246-6398, or at theater.

'A Christmas Carol'

What: 3 p.m. VTC's adaptation of Dickens' classic at Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. $12; $10 on Thursdays if you donate a non-perishable food item. Reservations recommended at 802-258-1344, vtcreservations@gmail.com.

'Jewels'

What: 1 p.m. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema simulcasts "Jewels" at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro, $20 general/$10 student. 802-257-5717

FILM

Off the Beaten Path

What: 4 p.m. "Coming Home" at Latchis Theatre, 50 Flat St., Brattleboro. PG-13 latchis.com


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