Entertainment Calendar

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Today, Nov. 12

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.

THEATER

'California Suite'

What: Neil Simon's play directed by Bob DuCharme;7:30 p.m. $15 general, $12 seniors and students and all seats on Thursdays and Sundays. Evening Star Grange, 1008 East-West Road, Dummerston. Reservations at 802-258-1344; www.vermonttheatrecompany.org

Friday, Nov. 13

MUSIC

Damaris and Maggie Bernhard

What: A whole Lotta Love sing. 7:30 p.m. at Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets $12 at www.brownpapertickets.com and at door. Portion of proceeds benefit Brattleboro Seasonal Shelter

Fall Fantastique

What: The Windham Orchestra in first concert of 46th season. Under the direction of Maestro Hugh Keelan. Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique. 7:30 p.m. at The Putney School. 418 Houghton Brook Rd. Putney. $5 to $50 admission, bmcvt.org; 802-257-4523

Vermont Shakedown

What: Afrobeat and dance at Katy's in Putney, 118 Main St. at 8:30 p.m. $5

DANCE

Argentine Tango

What: Milonga lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Stone Church, Main St., Brattleboro. All levels. 603-923-9743.

THEATER

'California Suite'

What: Neil Simon's play directed by Bob DuCharme 7:30 p.m. $15 general, $12 seniors and students and all seats on Thursdays and Sundays. Evening Star Grange, 1008 East-West Road, Dummerston. Reservations at 802-258-1344; www.vermonttheatrecompany.org

Putting on our Finery

What: Theatre Adventure is presenting a fundraising fashion show at 7 p.m. at the West Village Meeting House, 29 South St., West Brattleboro, in fashions of the 1920s. Tickets at www.neyt.org are $15, $25, $50.

'An Evening of Austen'

What: Bellows Falls Union High School Drama Club's production of one-act adaptations of Jane Austen classics. 7 p.m. in the Bellows Falls Union High School auditorium. $5

MISCELLANEOUS

Yoga lecture

What: Brattleboro Museum & Art Center to host Ravi Ravindra in a lecture "The Heart & Purpose of Yoga. Toward a Deeper Practice." 7 p.m. $10 in advance. $15 at the door or www.brattleboromuseum.org, 802-257-0124, ext. 101

Poetry Reading

What: Chard deNiord will read from his book of poetry "Interstate" at 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13 at 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Brattleboro. Free and open to the public.

Book Discussion

What: Tim Stevenson will discuss his book "Resilience and Resistance: Building Sustainable Communities for Post Oil Age," 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Village Bookstore, The Square, Bellows Falls

Saturday, Nov. 14

Music

Live Music

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

Butterfly Swing Band

What: Early jazz and classic swing at Pleasant Valley Brewing, 16 Main St., Saxtons River, 8-10:30 p.m. No cover

Antje Duvekot and The Stockwell Brothers

What: Duvekot and the brothers team up for a concert at Windham Hall, Popolo Restaurant, Bellows Falls at 8 p.m. Tickets $17 at nextstagearts.org/$20 at door; 802-387-0102

Duet Piano Concert

What: Pianists Lynne Walker and Chris Harris will perform a program of duets on the church's historic Steinway grand 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 at First Parish of Northfield, corner of Main and Parker, Northfield, Mass. Suggested donation is $10. Homemade refreshments and beverages after the concert.

'A Tribute to Jobin'

What: VJC presents Samba-Jazz at 8 p.m.

VJC presents Samba-Jazz in 'A Tribute to Jobim' with bossa nova, samba and choro. 72 cotton Mill Hill, #222, Brattleboro. tickets at vtjazz.org or ginger@vtjazz.org, 802-254-9088.

DANCE

West Coast Swing

What: 2nd Saturday dance, 7 p.m. mixed level lesson: 8-10:30 p.m. $15/lesson and dance; $10/dance. 802-579-9990.

THEATER

'California Suite'

What: Neil Simon's play directed by Bob DuCharme 7:30 p.m. $15 general, $12 seniors and students and all seats on Thursdays and Sundays. Evening Star Grange, 1008 East-West Road, Dummerston. Reservations at 802-258-1344; www.vermonttheatrecompany.org

MISCELLANEOUS

Talk

What: Stephan Batchelor, Buddhist meditation teacher and author to speak at Centre Congregational Church at 1 to 4 p.m. Information at vermontinsight.org or 802-254-7077.

Comedy

What: An evening of comedy with Rabbi Bob Alper, Pope's Comedic Advisor at 8 p.m. at the Robert H. Gibson Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. $20 at www.rabbialper.brownpapertickets.com or at the River Garden. 802-246-0982.

Chanting and Study

What: Altered States is a weekend of chanting and study in Chesterfield, N.H. Five teachers lead an experiential weekend of chant. www.hallelujahfarm.com or 603-256-8682

What: Stephan Batchelor, Buddhist meditation teacher and author to speak at Centre Congregational Church at 1 to 4 p.m. Information at vermontinsight.org or 802-254-7077.

Art Exhibit

What: Turn, Turn, Turn: An interactive exhibit with Matthew Peake at Crowell Gallery, 23 West St., Newfane. Reception 1-3 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 15

MUSIC

Jazz

What: Music for a Sunday afternoon with bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp in Ragle Hall, Serkin Center at Marlboro College, 2582 South Rd., Marlboro at 3:30 p.m. 802-257-4333.

Fall Fantastique

What: The Windham Orchestra in first concerts of 46th season. Under the direction of Maestro Hugh Keelan. Berlioz' Symphonie Fantastique. 3 p.m. at Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. $5 to $50 admission, bmcvt.org; 802-257-4523

DANCE

Circle Dance

What: All dances taught at Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro; 3:30-5:30 p.m. Led by Lynn Hartwood and Jane Buchan. 802-257-9108 or 603-631-0768.

Theater

'California Suite'

What: Neil Simon's play directed by Bob DuCharme; $15 general, $12 seniors and students and all seats on Thursdays and Sundays. Evening Star Grange, 1008 East-West Road, Dummerston. Reservations at 802-258-1344; www.vermonttheatrecompany.org

Film

Exposing 9/11 Myths

What: Richard Gage screens "Firefighters for 9/11 Truth and Unity" at Hooker-Dunham Theater at 139 Main St., Brattleboro at 7 p.m.

Miscellaneous

Diwali Festival

What: Asian Cultural Center of Vermont presents Divali New Year Festival of India, Nepal and Sri Lanka at 118 Elliot, Brattleboro, 1 to 3 p.m. For all ages. Henna decorations, potluck refreshments. 802-257-7898

Downtown history

What: The Brattleboro Historical Society to present slide show on the history of downtown Brattleboro, 2 p.m. at the center, 196 Main St. in the Masonic building. 802-258-4957.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

DANCE

West Coast Swing Series

What: Lessons; 6:30 p.m./beginners; 7:30 p.m./Intermediate; the Stone Church, Brattleboro; $10/one class, $15/both classes; 802-579-9990 or ray@shallwedance.biz.

Dance

West African Dance Class

What: Lessons; 7:15-8:45 p.m.; Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro; $10; 802-258-6475.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

MUSIC

Fall Concert

What: Brattleboro Union High School Music Department's fall concert on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Free 802-451-3511

Miscellaneous

West African Drum Class

What: 6:15-7:15 p.m.; Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro; $10.

InterPlay! Sampler

What: Creativity in play. 7-8:30 p.m. 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro; Judith Reichsman. 802-579-3377

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Angels, Beasts, Shepherds + Kings

When: Saturday, Nov. 28, 1-4 p.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. Children and adults drop in and make an Angel, Beast, Shepherd, or King. Materials provided, but feel free to bring materials. Donate one of your pieces to hang in the December exhibit. $35 per family or $20 per person. 802-257-1577.

Collaborative Learning for Tots + Parents

When: Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. Explore different ways of painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture. For ages 3-5. 802-257-1577.

Teen Studio + Portfolio Class

When: Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. Open studio and portfolio guidance. For ages 12-18. 802-257-1577.

Adult Studio

When: Monday, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 12:30 - 3 p.m.; or 6 - 8:30 p.m.; or Friday, 12:30 - 3 p.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. Open to all levels of experience. 802-257-1577.

Working with Encaustic and Paper

When: Dec. 12 and 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. For anyone interested in encaustic collage. Fee $205802-257-1577.

Printmaking Techniques

When: Learn four major printmaking techniques. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. through Dec. 16. Pro-rated according to start date.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. 802-257-1577.

No Fear Watercolors

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 14, Dec. 5, 12, 2015

and Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30.

Where: A relaxed country setting in Westminster West.

Instructor: Karen Becker. $99. for 4 classes, $35 for a single class, space permitting. Karen Becker, 802-387-4897.


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