Southern Vermont arts and entertainment calendar

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Today, July 14

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.

Sam Amidon: 7:30 p.m. Solo concert at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. Tickets $20/$17 at brownpapertickets.com, Everyone's Books, and Putney General Store.

Yellow Barn concert: 8 p.m. at The Big Barn, Putney. Widmann, Andriessen, Ravel, Mozart, and Wuorinen. Tickets at yellowbarn.org

Theater

'Into The Woods': 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org

Miscellaneous

Paint Parties Mountain Painters & Artisan Gallery: 6-8 p.m. Mountain Market Place, 5700 Rte. 100, Londonderry. 802-824-6555. Please register in advance to reserve space.

Writers and readers event: 7-8 p.m. The Book Lounge for poets, writers, and readers to mingle. Guest Diana Whitney. The Lounge in Duo Restaurant, 136 Main St., Brattleboro.

Artist Reception: 5-7 p.m. for Jon Gregg exhibit at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., and 132 Main St., Brattleboro 802-251-8290

Southern Vermont Dance Festival: Day full of events. Visit southernvermontdancefestival.com for complete schedule and tickets.

Bennington County

Theater

'Forever': 7:30 p.m. At the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100, Weston. For ages 16 +. Tickets at westonplayhouse.org

'Big River': 2 and 7:30 p.m. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 802-447-0564 Oldcastle Theater, 331 Main St., Bennington. $37 adults/$12 student.

Friday, July 15

Windham County

MUSIC

The Scott Mullett Trio at The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Friday night jazz. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Yellow Barn concert: 8 p.m. The Big Barn, Putney. Beethoven, Bach, Raskatov, and Korngold. Tickets at yellowbarn.org

Theater

'Into The Woods': 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org

Miscellaneous

In-Sight's Community Potluck: 5 p.m. Exposures program exhibition of work with dinner. Winston Prouty's new campus, the former Austine School campus, in the Vermont Hall. 209 Austine Drive. Brattleboro.

Southern Vermont Dance Festival: Day full of events. Visit southernvermontdancefestival.com for complete schedule and tickets.

Bennington County

Theater

'Forever': 7:30 p.m. At the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100, Weston. For ages 16 +. Tickets at westonplayhouse.org

Miscellaneous

'Big River': 7:30 p.m. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 802-447-0564 Oldcastle Theater, 331 Main St., Bennington. $37 adults/$12 student.

Over the border

Music

Juliet Simmons Dinallo: 8 p.m., New songs from Dream Girl at Mocha Maya, 47 Bridge St, Shelburne Falls., Mass. 413-625-6292

Theater

Raggedy Ann: 7 p.m., Eight stories folded into one production. Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass. $10 at sheatheater.org

Film

'The Goonies': 7;30 p.m., Live music Lumberjack Skypilot from 7-7:30 p.m. $4 children/$6 adults. 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. 413-512-0850.

Saturday, July 16

Windham County

MUSIC

Soundscapes and choreography: 1-2:30 p.m. Stephan Brandstatter and Millie Heckler in improvisational performance. River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Swing Easy at The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Selector Singh plays funk, soul and roots music. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Marlboro Music Concert: 8 p.m. Resident artists share their discoveries. Sofia Gubaidulina is 2016 resident composer. Tickets and information at marlboromusic.org. Shuttle service from Brattleboro: 603-352-5505.

Butterfly Swing: 7:15-10 p.m. The New England House. 254 Marlboro Road, Brattleboro. No cover.

Yellow Barn: 8 p.m. Knussen, Hosokawa, Brahms, Abrahamsen, In The Big Barn, 49 Main St., Putney. $25. 802-387-6637. yellowbarn.org

Free concert: 6 p.m. La Mechante et le Connard during Village Stroll. Bartleby's Books, 17 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-5425. myvermontbookstore.com

Thunderballs: 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $15 at nextstagearts.org.

PJ Parker: 8 p.m. Jazz. The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Jazz Concert Series at Memorial Hall, 14 West Main St., Wilmington. Admission by donation. Information at 802-464-7500.

World String Orchestra Concert: 7:30 p.m. Conducted by Eugene Friesen. Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls. $17 in advance/$20 at the door. stonechurcharts.org; 802-460-0110.

Reggae Music Concert: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Jamaica's Historic Town Hall, Rte. 30. $10.

Fancy Trash: 9 p.m. Metropolis Wine Bar & Cocktail Lounge, 55 Elliot St., Brattleboro. 802-490-2255.

Theater

'Into The Woods': 2 and 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org

'Equivocation': 7:30 p.m. Staged readings at Actors Theatre Playhouse, West chesterfield, N.H. $8. 877-666-1855.

Miscellaneous

Yellow Barn Masterclass: 10:30 a.m. Donald Weilerstein. The Big Barn, Putney. Information at yellowbarn.org

Pre-concert discussion: 7 p.m. The Putney Public Library, Main St., Putney,

Rock River Artist Tour: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Start at The Schoolhouse in South Newfane. Visit rockriverartists.com for information. Barbecue in Williamsville Hall at 6 p.m.

Southern Vermont Idol: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)Moose Lodge, 59 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. southernvermontidol.com 603-313-0052.

Village Stroll: 5-7 p.m. Downtown Wilmington. Highlight is a Pinewood Derby. wilmingtonworksvt.com

Southern Vermont Dance Festival: Day full of events. Visit southernvermontdancefestival.com for complete schedule and tickets.

Bennington County

Music

Marcia Ball: 9:45 p.m. Pianist/vocalist/songwriter playing from CD "The tattooed Lady and The Alligator Man." At SolarFest, SVAC, 930 Southern Vermont Arts Center Dr., Manchester. $32-$60, children under 12 , free. solarfest.org

Theater

'Forever': 2 and 7:30 p.m. At the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100, Weston. For ages 16 +. Tickets at westonplayhouse.org

'Big River': 7:30 p.m. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 802-447-0564 Oldcastle Theater, 331 Main St., Bennington. $37 adults/$12 student.

Over the border

Music

Mohawk Trail Concerts: 7:30 p.m. Andrew Garland and Estela Olevsky at the Federated Church, Rte. 2, Charlemont, Mass. Tickets at mohawktrailconcerts.org or at the box office.

Theater

'Beauty and the Beast': 6 p.m. Presented by Ja'Duke Inc. at Greenfield High School Stage, 1 Lenox Ave., Greenfield, Mass. Tickets $12, $10, at jaduke.com

Raggedy Ann: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Eight stories folded into one production. Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass. $10 at sheatheater.org

Film

'The Goonies': 7;30 p.m., Live music James Smith from 7-7:30 p.m. $4 children/$6 adults. 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. 413-512-0850.

Sunday, July 17

Windham County

MUSIC

Marlboro Music Concert: 2:30 p.m. Resident artists share their discoveries. Sofia Gubaidulina is 2016 resident composer. Tickets and information at marlboromusic.org. Shuttle service from Brattleboro: 603-352-5505.

Theater

'Into The Woods': 2 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org.

One-Man Variety Show: 2 p.m. Magician Jonas Cain at Hooker-Dunham Theater. $12 at the door or call 800-969-9778. jonascain.com

Dance

Community Circle Dance: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., at the Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St. Led by Gene Podhurst. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Miscellaneous

Rock River Artist Tour: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Start at The Schoolhouse in South Newfane. Visit rockriverartists.com for information.

Southern Vermont Dance Festival: Day full of events. Visit southernvermontdancefestival.com for complete schedule and tickets.

Bennington County

Theater

'Forever': 3 p.m. At the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100, Weston. For ages 16 +. Tickets at westonplayhouse.org

'Big River': 2 and 7:30 p.m. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 802-447-0564 Oldcastle Theater, 331 Main St., Bennington. $37 adults/$12 student.

Over the border

Music

Mohawk Trail Concerts: 3 p.m. Andrew Garland and Estela Olevsky at the Federated Church, Rte. 2, Charlemont, Mass. Tickets at mohawktrailconcerts.org or at the box office.

Theater

'Beauty and the Beast': 2 p.m. Presented by Ja'Duke Inc. at Greenfield High School Stage, 1 Lenox Ave., Greenfield, Mass. Tickets $12, $10, at jaduke.com

Monday, July 18

Windham County

Dance

East Coast Swing: 7:30 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10/person. 802-365-0233 or 802-579-9990.

Bennington County

Music

Manchester Music Festival: 7 p.m. Young Artists concert. Riley Center, Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester. Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, Shostakovich and others. Tickets $10 adults, students free, at 802-362-1956 or at the door. mmfvt.org

Tuesday, July 19

Windham County

Dance

West Coast Swing: 6 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10/person. 802-365-0233 or 802-579-9990.

Miscellaneous

Paint Parties

Mountain Painters & Artisan Gallery: 6-8 p.m. Mountain Market Place, 5700 Rte. 100, Londonderry. 802-824-6555. Please register in advance to reserve space.

Bennington County

Music

Howard Fishman: 8 p.m. Singer-songwriter for New Orleans Jazz, Brooklyn soul. and more. Dorset Theatre Festival, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset. dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223 x. 3

Wednesday, July 20

Windham County

Dance

African Drum/Dance Class: 6:30-7:30 p.m. drum class, $10 ; 7:30- 9 p.m. dance class, $15. The Brattleboro Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. africandancevt.com

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.

North Star Gallery: "Something New" on exhibit. Work by multiple artists on view through Sept. 5 at 151 Townshend Road, Grafton.

Paul Myers Photography: At the South Londonderry Free Library for June and July. Photographs of Panama, and display of paintings and sketches, Available for public viewing through July 30. 15 Old School St.

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

Library Art Exhibit: Putney Library exhibits the work of Jacki Brook June through July. Urban/industrial landscape paintings. Library hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 55 Main St., Putney.

Gallery in the Woods: Eric Boyer: Convergence, Sensuous Sculpture from Wire Mesh and Avn Hanna: Mapping with Stitches, New Textile Art Quilts. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. galleryinthewoods.com

Richard Ray: The Soul Behind the Beauty. Work by abstract mixed media artist on view July 1-31. Reception July 9, 1-3 p.m. Crowell Gallery 23 West St., Newfane.

Abstract Paintings: Liz Hawkes DeNiord's art on display at Katy's Great Food, Main St., Putney,, until Aug. 1.

Bennington County

Milton Avery's Vermont: Plein air pencil sketches, watercolors, oil paintings on view July 2-Nov. 6 Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Something About Summer: Paintings by Mark Barry opening Saturday, July 16, on view through Oct. 2 in the Regional Artists Gallery at Bennington Museum. 75 Main St., Bennington. Meet the artist on July 16 at 3 p.m. Information at 802-447-1571.

Over the border

Sky of Mind: Three artists' work at Nina's Nook through Aug. 27. Clouds in various mediums. A reception with Marjorie Morgan, Nina Rossi and Barbar Milot from 5 to 7 p.m., July 22. Nina's Nook, 125 A, Turners Falls., Mass. ninasnook.com 413-834-8800.

Classes and workshops

Windham County

Ukulele for Beginners: Starts July 20, for six Wednesdays. 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., 229, Wester Ave., Solar Hill. Neighbor's Hall, Brattleboro (no class Aug. 17). $140-$160. Information, registration at bit.ly/UkeClass

River Gallery School, 31-31 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-257-1577

rivergalleryschool.org

Summer ART CAMP: For Kids Ages 6 - 12; Mon. - Fri. 9 am -noon. Week 4 – July 18 - 22; Week 5 –July 25 - 29 ; Week 6 – Aug. 1- 5; Week 7 – Aug. 8 - 12

Adult Studio: Choose 4 or 8 classes from the following options:

Life Drawing: July 5 - 29, Tuesday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Build a Rustic Mosaic Patio Table: July 7 to Aug. 11, Thursday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Watercolor: Finding Beauty in the Ordinary, July 9 -30, Saturday 9:30 a.m.-noon. All levels welcome.

Charcoal Landscape: July 17, Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All levels of experience are encouraged to attend.

Collage: July 26 - Aug. 9, Tuesday 1 - 4 .p.m. With Cameron Schmitz.


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