Southern Vermont arts and entertainment calendar

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Today, Oct. 6

Windham County

MUSIC

Kevin Parry open mic: 7-10 p.m. at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Free. 802-257-7563.

Funk Night, live band: 9:30 p.m. at Metropolis, Elliot Street, Brattleboro.

Live music: 8-11 p.m. Whetstone Station, 35 Bridge St., Brattleboro. Information at whetstonestation.com or 802-490-2354

Ben Carr/Josh Maiocca: 6 to 8 p.m. Windham Hill Inn, West Townshend.

Dance

Gentle folk dancing: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays through June 4 at the Putney Cares Activities Barn, Kimball Hill, Putney, Thursdays, through early June. Taught by Melissa Lovell Post. No partner or experience necessary. $8. First class free.

Miscellaneous

Book Lounge: 7 p.m., 4 High Street, Brattleboro.

'Up in Arms - Taking Stock of Guns': Panel discussion. 7 p.m. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro. $5 donation. brattleboromuseum.org or 802-257-0124

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

NASA's Apollo moon missions talk: 5:30 p.m. Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Ctr. #15 at greenmtnacademy.org or $20 at the door. 802-867-0111.

Film

The Beatles — Eight Days a Week: 7 p.m. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison. Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.;$8.50 adults, $6.50 seniors. thecolonial.org; 603-352-2033

Miscellaneous

100 Years after Shakleton: 6:30 p.m. Peter LaBelle present Antartica and South Georgia. Springfield Town Library, 433 Main St., Springfield.

Friday, Oct. 7

Windham County

Music

Live Jazz: 7-10 p.m. Carol Smith Trio The Lounge, 4 High St., Brattleboro. No cover. 202-403-1988

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: 7:30 p.m. Americana/folk quartet at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $20 in advance at nextstagearts.org. $24 at the door. 802-387-0102.

Old Man Joe: 9 p.m. Guests Whiskey Pie. McNeill's Brewery, 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. Complimentary CD. $5 cover

Dance

West Coast Swing: 7-10 p.m. Lessons 7 p.m.; Mixed rhythms dance 8-10 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10/class. 802-365-0233, 802-579-9990.

Theater

'A Battle of Wits' : 7:30 p.m.. Broad Brook Grange, 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford General admission. $10 at guilfordstage.bpt.me, 1-800-838-3006 or at the door.

'Six Characters in Search of an Author': 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. For ages 13 and over. General, $13; $12 senior; $10 student. neyt.org

Miscellaneous

Fall Arts Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Walpole Town Hall, common, Walpole, N.H. 603-835-2387.

'Windows to Creative Expression': Official opening, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Poetry and art by students of The Poetry Studio. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro.

VTC's sesquicentennial celebration: 6-8 p.m. Brooks House Atrium, Main St., Brattleboro. 802-254-5516. Free.

Mark Shaw photography: 5:30-8:30 exhibit opening of photographs by Mark Shaw, John F. Kennedy's personal photographer. Dianich Gallery, 139 Main St., Brattleboro (in the Hooker-Dunham Building), Brattleboro.

Flash mob: 8 p.m. sharp. Music. Brattleboro Transportation Center, 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Meet and greet: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Lieutenant Governor David Zucherman and Molly Burke at Everyone's Books, 25 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

Author event: 6:30 p.m. Archer Mayor discusses "Presumption of Guilt." Bartleby's Books, 17 W. Main St., Wilmington.

Author's reception: 7:30 p.m. Daniel A. Heller presents his book "Between the Shadows" at Dianich Gallery, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. (In the Hooker-Dunham Building)

Bennington County

Music

Music on Main Street: 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m. Eric Despard Latin Jazz Quartet. Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington. 802-442-5549. vtartxchange.org

Theater

'The Ride Down Mount Morgan': 7:30 p.m. $37 general; $12 students at oldcastletheatre.org. Information at 802-447-0564. 331 Main Street Bennington

Poetry Reading: 5:30 p.m. Lucie Mckee, 5 Bank St., North Bennington.

Over the border

Music

Harvest Jam: 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m. Bella's Bartok and The Gaslight Tinkers. Shea Theatre, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls. $14 in advance at brownpapertickets.com, $18 at the door.

Steinberg Duo Recital: 7:30 p.m. Redfern Arts Centre, 90 Wyman Way, Keene, N.H. Tickets at keene.edu

Saturday, Oct. 8

Windham County

Music

Jazz concert: 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Billy Arnold, Avery Sharpe, and Chris Bakriges. 14 W. Main St., Wilmington. Admission by donation.

Pine Drop bluegrass: 9 p.m. McNeill's Brewery, 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. $5 cover

Met Live In HD: 12 p.m. Wagner's 'Tristan and Isolde at Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Brattleboro. Tickets at 802-257-5717

Wanda Houston Band: 6-8:30 p.m. Eugene Uman, Wayne Roberts, Claire Arenius. Hooker-Dunham Theater & Galler, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. $30. windhamchildcare.org

Blanche Moyse Memorial Concert: 7 p.m. at Marlboro College, Persons Auditorium, Marlboro. Works of J.S. Bach.. Tickets $20 general at bmcvt.org or 802-257-4523 or $22 at the door.

Theater

'Love, Loss and What I Wore': 7:30 p.m. Five actresses stroll through a woman's closet to tell tales. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main, West Chesterfield, N.H. $10 atplayhouse.org or 877-666-1855.

'Six Characters in Search of an Author': 2 and 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. For ages 13 and over. General, $13; $12 senior; $10 student. neyt.org

Miscellaneous

Comedy Kings: 8-10 p.m. With host Wade Garret. Moose Lodge, 59 Westminster, Bellows Falls. Information at susan@vidol.com

Newfane Heritage Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Craft fair, specialty products, and more. Newfane Common, Rte. 30.

Vermont Crafts Council Studio Tour: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Look for the yellow signs. brattleboro-west-arts.com for more information.

Orchard St., Pottery Open Studio: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 658 Orchard St., Brattleboro walterslowinskipottery.weebly.com

Readsboro Glassworks Open Studio: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 6954 Main St., Rte. 100, Readsboro. 802-423-7706.

Cemetery tour: 2 p.m. "Funeral Director" tours through old cemeteries. Meet Walpole Middle School front lawn. No admission.

Theater

'A Battle of Wits' : 7:30 p.m.. Broad Brook Grange, 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford General admission. $10 at guilfordstage.bpt.me, 1-800-838-3006 or at the door.

Walk in Milton Avery's Footsteps: A guided tour in Jamaica. Reservations required, 802-447-1571 ext. 203.

Miscellaneous

Artist talk: 5 p.m. David and Michelle Holzapfel at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-251-8290

Bennington County

Theater

'One Man, Two Guvnors': 3 p.m. National Theatre Live at Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center, Manchester. $18 adults; $12 seniors; $9 students. bbatickets.com

Over the border

Theater

Comedy show: 8 p.m., 7 p.m. Happier Valley Comedy Show Monthly, "Scripted/Unscripted." $13 at door, or online at theartsblock.com. 413-774-0150. Arts Block, 289 Main St.,Greenfield, Mass.

'Peter and the Starcatcher': 7:30 p.m. Hubbard Hall, 25 E., Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. $20 general; $10 students.

Miscellaneous

Apple Festival Day: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Riverside Middle School - Springfield.

Book sale: 9 a.m.-noon. National Guard Armory, Fairground Rd., Springfield.

Sunday, Oct. 9

Windham County

Dance

Community Circle Dance: 3:30-5:30 p.m. 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Diana Moore. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Contra dance: 7-10 p.m. 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. Music by Dead Sea Squirrels. $10-$12 general; $8 college students; $5 youth. brattcontra.org or 518-561-2594.

Theater

'Six Characters in Search of an Author': 2 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. For ages 13 and over. General, $13; $12 senior; $10 student. neyt.org

Miscellaneous

Frame Drum Workshop: 6-8:30 p.m. Led by Marla Leigh Goldstein. Brattleboro Area Jewish Community's Synagogue, 151 Greenleaf St., West Brattleboro.

Apple Pie Festival: 7:30-11 a.m. Fireman's breakfast. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. craft fair, apple pies and more. Dummerston Center.

Newfane Harvest Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Craft fair, specialty products, and more. Newfane Common, Rte. 30.

Vermont Crafts Council Studio Tour: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Look for the yellow signs. brattleboro-west-arts.com for more information.

Orchard St., Pottery Open Studio: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 658 Orchard St., Brattleboro walterslowinskipottery.weebly.com

Medieval Faire: 10 a,m. -4 p.m. The Grammar School,69 Hickory Ridge Road, Putney. 802-387-5364.'

Book event: 2 p.m. Winslow Tudor, grandson of Tasha Tudor and author of Tasha Tudor Cookbook presents original cookbook Tasha began as a young woman. Bartleby's Books, 17 W. Main St., Wilmington.

Bennington County

Jazz Songs from Milton Avery's Radio: 2 p.m. Paresky Wing of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. Free.

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Pumpkin & Apple Celebration: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Billings Farm and Museum, 5302 Old River Road, Woodstock

Monday, Oct. 10

Windham County

MUSIC

McNeill's: 8:30 p.m. Weekly bluegrass jam, no cover

Dance

Shall We Dance?: Salsa: 6:30 p.m. beginners;, $45/series; West Coast Swing: 7:30 p.m. Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. . 802-365-0233, 802-579-9990.

Bennington County

MUSIC

PoetryMusic: 8-9:30 p.m. where Words and Music Meet. Deane Carriage Barn, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington. 802-442-5401

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Soup and Games Night: 5-7 p.m. silent auction, bake sale, soup, bread, drinks and games to benefit Mohawk Trail Concerts. Hope and Olive Restaurant, 44 Hope St., Greenfield, Mass

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Windham County

Dance

Shall We Dance?: West Coast Swing: 6 p.m. beginners;; Rumba for beginners 7 p.m. Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. . 802-365-0233, 802-579-9990.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Book launch: 6 p.m. "The Way Things Work Now," by David Macaulay. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester. 802-362-3565.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Windham County

Music

African Drum Class: 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Raoul Ombang, instructor. Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10. africandancevt.com

'What Really Matters': 7 p.m. Chiho Kaneko and Peter Beardsley. 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. Doors open at 6:40 p.m. Free admission

Miscellaneous

Writer's Clubhouse: 4-5 p.m. every Wednesday. After-school writing hour for elementary and middle-school story tellers. Putney Public Library. 55 Main St., Putney

ONGOING

Windham County

Rockingham Library Genealogy Group: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Bring your laptop. Many free databases available at the library. Both beginners and seasoned genealogists are welcome. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 802-463-4270.

Art Exhibit: The work of Arrin Fancher through end of November. During library hours. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St., Putney.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: New exhibits – Up in Arms: Taking Stock of Guns, through Oct. 23; The Stilled Passage: Photographs of Un-Restored Ellis Island, through Aug. 29; Chaos and Light: Jamie Young, through Oct. 23; and Union Station: Gateway to the World, through Oct. 23. brattleboromuseum.org

Art Exhibit: Through Friday, Oct. 14. Anthropoligical work of Carol Henrickson.Mayan textiels and drawings from field journals. Drury Gallery, Marlboro College.

Art Exhibit: Through Nov. 5. Landscapes in oil paint by James Urbaska. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Gallery North Star, 151 Townshend Road, For more information call 802-8432465 or gnsgrafton.com.

Inspired by the landscapes of New England Mark Shaw Photography: Exhibit of photographs by Mark Shaw, John F. Kennedy's personal photographer. Open during Gallery Walk or by appointment. Dianich Gallery, 139 Main St., Brattleboro (in the Hooker-Dunham Building), Brattleboro.

'Windows to Creative Expression': Through Feb. 3. Poetry and art by students of The Poetry Studio. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro.

Bennington County

Milton Avery's Vermont: Plein air pencil sketches, watercolors, oil paintings on view through Nov. 6. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Sculpture Show: North Bennington Sculpture Park, 48 Main St., Bennington. Show will be on view in various locations until Oct. 23 in addition to the sculpture park.

Duane Michaels Photography: Photographs from the Floating World on view at Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington,until Oct. 30.

Up-and-Coming Bennington Artists: Through Oct. 16. Bennington College's Usdan Gallery. Highlighting the work of alumni of the college. 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Jane Stickle Quilt: Through Oct. 10, the quilt that inspires quilters all over the world will be on its yearly display at the Bennington Museum. Brought to the museum 60 years ago, the Jane Stickle Quilt is only shown for a short time each year.

Featured Artist: David Frey Utiger paintings composed of pencil, watercolor paint, colored ink and white opaque ink Canfield Gallery in the Martha Canfield Library, Arlington. 802-375-6153. Visit marthacanfeildlibrary.org for hours.

Over the border

GEOMORPH/Things Change and They Change Again: Until Nov. 5., Photographer Chris Triebert's work on view at Vermont Folklife Center's Vision & Voice Gallery in Middlebury. Reception Oct. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Lew Watters in Print: Printed editions of Chester and the Stone Village. Chester's Whiting Library, Main Street, Chester. Open through Oct. 28 during library hours.

Art Exhibit: Beth Galston's site-based installations. through Nov. 13. At the gallery of MASS MoCA. 87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass. Wed.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. 212-714-0044.

Art Exhibit: "Cryptonyms" by Fafnir Adamites Deerfield Academy's von Auersperg Art Gallery. Sculptures, featuring a 7.5 foot sculpture. Open through Oct. 29, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment. fafniradamites.com

Great Hall Art Display: 10 am - 6 p.m. through Oct. 15. Wednesdays through Sundays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19-29. Migration – Connecting through Art and Culture of the Americas. Guatemalan art display curated by local artists. The Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A., Turners Falls, Mass.

Classes and workshops

Windham County

Bite-sized Music Courses: Saturdays, Oct. 8 and 14. Brattleboro Music Center, 38 Walnut St., Brattleboro. Information at bmcvt.org

River Gallery School, 32-34 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-257-1577; rivergalleryschool.org:

Child Studio : For ages 6-12, a 15-week session of after-school classes with an individualized approach to painting, drawing, and sculpture. Fee: $360. Through January 2017, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Printmaking Studio: Mondays through Dec. 12, 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. An open format class for students to work more independently in printmaking. Open to beginner and advanced printmakers alike. Fee: $420

Mixed Media Printmaking: Wednesdays through Dec. 14, 6 - 8:30 p.m. Several printmaking techniques will be introduced over the course of this class. Open to beginner and advanced printmakers. Fee: $420

Monotype Printmaking: Saturdays through Nov. 12. 2 – 5 p.m. Working from direct observation or imagination, explore the art of still life or other subject matter through monotype. Fee: $240

Meditations in Ink: Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Suminagashi & Asian Calligraphy Legend has it that the gods revealed the secret of Japanese paper marbling to a Shinto priest for his devoted service. In the morning let black sumi ink and gentle colors mimic the wind through tree branches or the swirling formations beside thundering waterfalls. In the afternoon learn about Asian calligraphy and use your unique and newly created patterns for finished pieces. All materials provided. No previous experience necessary. Fee: $140

Sequencing: Sunday, Oct. 9, 1 – 4 p.m. Developed by Ric Campman at RGS. It's a way for both absolute novice and experienced art-makers.

Build a Vision Board or Book: Three Classes - Thursdays, Oct. 13, 27 and Nov. 10, 10 am -noon. Learn how to make a vision board as a tool to discover, clarify, and maintain focus on specific life goals and states of wellness. Fee: $85

Landscape Workshop: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 and 16, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Use a limited palette of warm and cool primary colors to discover how light affects the landscape, and then translate it to canvas. With Mary Giammarino. Fee: $ 240

Pastels: Trees Against Dramatic Skies Sunday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. .Fee: $140

In-Sight Photography classes: Starting the week of Oct. 10.

Video: Mondays 4 to 6 p.m.: Interested in moving pictures? VIDEO,VIDEO,VIDEO! Open to any student age 15 to 18.

Analog Photo 1: Wednesdays 4 to 6 p.m.: With Sam Pettengill and Kaitlyn Sanders

Analog Photo 2: Misrepresented — Wednesdays 6 to 8 p.m.: With Katie Kohnfelder and Anastasia Dubrovina. Open to: Any student age 15 to 18.

Digital Photo 1: Thursdays 4 to 6 p.m.: This class is great for youth of all ages and skill levels who are interested in learning about digital photography and photo editing in Photoshop.

Exposures Online Exchange: Thursdays 6 to 8 p.m.: With Zach Stephens The Exposures Online Open to: Any student age 15 to 18

Digital Photo 2: Documentary — Fridays 5 to 7 p.m.: With Matt Burkhart.

In-Sight Photography; www.insight-photography.org; 802-251-9960


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