Southern Vermont arts and entertainment calendar

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Today, June 2

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.

Gaslight Tinkers

Live band: 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Whetstone Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. No cover.

McNeill's Brewery

Jean Chaine: and the Fiction Giants. 9 p.m. 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. No cover.

Miscellaneous

Paint Parties

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

Book Sale

Friends of the Library: Annual book sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-254-5290

Music Festival

Roots on the River: Tickets and schedule at rootsontheriver.com or 802-460-3333. Bellows Falls

Bennington County

theater

"39 Steps": 2 and 7:30 p.m. Farce based on Hitchcock's classic thriller. Oldcastletheater.org; 802-447-0564.

Friday, June 3

Windham County

MUSIC

Townshend Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m.; Michael Donahue, Sally Newton and Bob Naess playing old time string band music on the lawn of West Townshend Country Store.

Open Mic: Roots on the River Open Mic at the Flat Iron Exchange. Noon to 3 p.m. 51 The Square, Bellows Falls. Free of charge

Toney Rocks

Folk, rock, blues: 7:30 p.m. New album, solo acoustic concert $10 at toneyrocksbrattleboro.eventbrite.com. Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., Brattleboro

McNeill's Brewery

Martin and Moss: at 6 p.m.; Indie rock with the Snaz at 8:30 p.m. and bluegrass with Pinedrop at 11 p.m. 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. $5 cover at 9:30 p.m.

Theater

'Never Say Goodbye'

Graduates of NEYT: 7 p.m. in a benefit for Angel's in the Wings program. $20 at neyt.org or at the door. 100 Flat St., Brattleboro

Miscellaneous

The Spring Show: Reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Gallery in the Woods featuring Edward A. Kingsbury III: Pen and Ink: Self contained abstract forms from finepoint filigree. Tribal art from the Studios of Mexico's Internationally collected Master Crafts Men and Women; Huichol Sacred yarn Paintings from Nayarit; an Alebri.ies: Painted animals from the studios of Zapotec artists of Oaxaca Valley. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. On view through June 30.

Book Sale

Friends of the Library: Annual book sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-254-5290

Music Festival

Roots on the River: Tickets and schedule at rootsontheriver.com or 802-460-3333. Bellows Falls

Gallery Walk

First Friday: 32 venues display local art, many with meet-the-artist receptions. 5:30-8:30 p.m. gallerywalk.org for information.

Street Festival

Strolling of the Heifers: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Main Street between High and Elliot streets, Brattleboro

Sight/Site – Hear/Here

Mountain Echoes, River Voices: 7-8:30 p.m. Multi-media artists in 45-minute performances at 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. Refreshments, free. 118elliot.com

Bennington County

Music

Graduation Concert: 2-3 p.m., VAPA Greenwall Auditorium, Bennington College, 1 College Drive.

theater

"39 Steps": 7:30 p.m. Farce based on Hitchcock's classic thriller. Oldcastletheater.org; 802-447-0564.

Saturday, June 4

Windham County

MUSIC

Kurn Hattin Homes for Children: Musicians Performances: 10 a.m. in The Strolling of the Heifers Parade. strollingoftheheifers.com

The Miles Band

Concert/Dance Party: Presented by Wardsboro Curtain Call at Wardsboro Town Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert/party at 7 p.m. milessongs.com. $10 at the door. 802-896-6810

Swing Easy

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

McNeill's Brewery

Jatoba: 9:30 p.m. jamgrass 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. $5 cover.

Theater

'Never Say Goodbye'

Graduates of NEYT: 7 p.m. in benefit for Angel's in the Wings program. $20 at neyt.org or at the door. 100 Flat St., Brattleboro

Miscellaneous

Jerry Levy

The Third Coming: Marx Returns: 8 p.m. Performance by Levy embodying the persona of Karl Marx. Tickets by donation to benefit Women's Freedom Center. Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., Brattleboro

Book Sale

Friends of the Library: Annual book sale. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-254-5290

Music Festival

Roots on the River: Tickets and schedule at rootsontheriver.com or 802-460-3333. Bellows Falls

Opening Reception

Annex Grand Opening: 6-8 p.m. Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts' new venue. Live music, refreshments in the Brooks House Atrium, downtown Brattleboro.

Parade Slow Living Expo

Strolling of the Heifers: Parade at 10 a.m. Downtown Brattleboro. Pre-parade entertainment at 9 a.m. Food,entertainment, exhibits and more 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Common and on the Retreat grounds.

Bennington County

theater

"39 Steps": 2 and 7:30 p.m. Farce based on Hitchcock's classic thriller. Oldcastletheater.org; 802-447-0564.

Miscellaneous

Book Reading: 6 p.m. Julia Reed's "South: Spirited Entertaining and High-Style" featuring Southern recipes. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

Sunday, June 5

Windham County

MUSIC

Chamber Series Performance: Violinist Jinjoo Cho and pianist Hyun Soo Kim, 4 p.m. at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets $20 general seating/$30 preferred seating at 802-257-4523 or bmcvt.org.

Windham Orchestra

Mash up of Two Operas: 2-4 p.m. the New England Center for Circus Arts, a cast of singers join the orchestra in a mash up of "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "Pagliacci." At the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-257-4523, or bmcvt.org

Concert The Choir School: Spirited music by boys and girls from the school at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, corner of Bradley Avenue and Putney Road. Free, donations welcome. 802-254-6048.

McNeill's Brewery

Bluegrass jam: 8 p.m. 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. No cover.

Dance

Community Circle Dance

Aikido Studio: 3:30 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

Miscellaneous

Farm Tours

Strolling of the Heifers: Five farms in Brattleboro area open their barns and offer guided tours. strollingoftheheifers.com

Organic Breakfast

Famous Farmers Breakfast: Marina Restaurant, off Putney Road on Sunday morning. strollingoftheheifers.com

Tour de Heifer

Strolling of the Heifers: Challenging dirt road cycling tour. strollingoftheheifers.com

Bennington County

theater

"39 Steps": 2 p.m. Farce based on Hitchcock's classic thriller. Oldcastletheater.org; 802-447-0564.

Monday, June 6

Over the border

Music

Springfield Community Chorus: New members invited to join, no tryouts required. 7 p.m. at the Universalist Church, 21 Fairground Road, Springfield. Open until June 23. 802-866-1777 or springfieldcommunitychorus.org

Tuesday, June 7

Windham County

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.

Wednesday, June 8

Windham County

Music

Bidi Dworkin and Draa Hobbs: 6-9 p.m., Jazz standards at Four Columns Restaurant, 21 West St., Newfane. fourcolumnsvt.com

DANCE

West African Dance and Drum classes

Drum class: 6:30-7:30 p.m. with Raoul Ombang, $10; Dance class 7:30-9 p.m. for a special workshop with Yalani Bangoura $15-$20 sliding scale, both at the Brattleboro Stone Church, 210 Main Street, Brattleboro. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and bring a water bottle. Class will be accompanied by live drumming. www.africandancevt.com

Bennington County

Theater

"Men of Tortuga": 7:30 p.m. Living Room Theatre presents the comedy at Park McCullough Carriage Barn, 1 Park St., North Bennington. Reservations at 802-442-5322. Pay by donation.

ONGOING

Windham County

BMAC Five Exhibits: Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: Exhibits Contemporary Artists vs. The Masters, Visions From the Edge, In Flow-Motion, Are You Here? and Wishing For the Moon on view through June 13. BMAC will offer free admission Thursday afternoons beginning at 2 p.m. and guided tours every Saturday at 2 p.m. For information visit brattleboromuseum.org or call 802-257-0124. Located at the intersection of Main Street and Routes 119 and 142 and is wheelchair accessible.

Rockingham Library Genealogy Group: 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.

The Spring Show: Gallery in the Woods will feature Edward A. Kingsbury III: Pen and Ink: Self contained abstract forms from finepoint filigree. Tribal art from the Studios of Mexico's Internationally collected Master Crafts Men and Women; Huichol Sacred yarn Paintings from Nayarit; an Alebri.ies: Painted animals from the studios of Zapotec artists of Oaxaca Valley. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. Through June 30.

Donald Saaf: Featured in solo exhibit at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts through Sunday, July 10. Saaf is a widely enjoyed artist and is collected both locally and regionally, with works in private and public collections. The show offers a rare glimpse into the evolution of an artist who chose to stay within a discreet repertoire and to explore variations on his given theme in various dimensions and mediums. 183 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-251-8290

Paul Myers Photography: At the South Londonderry Free Library for June and July. Photographs of Panama,plus a display of his paintings and sketches, Available for public viewing through July 30. 15 Old School St., just off Main Street and Thompsonburg Road.

Bennington County

3-D Digital: Here and Now: Through June 15: Be amazed, learn have fun. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. 802-447-1571.

Mary Natalizia Exhibit: Paintings on display at Oldcastle Theatre in the Lobby Gallery, 331 Main St., Bennington, through June 19. For more information call 802-447-0564.

Grandma Moses Gallery: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. Through June 15

Modern Alchemy: the Art of Glass at the Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester. Works by members of the Vermont glass guild on display through July 10. 930 SVAC Drive,, W Road, Manchester; 802-362-1405

Over the border

Thrones: Local artists have turned the toilet seat into new art forms. On view through June 25 at Nina's Nook, 125 A Turners Falls, Mass. ninasnook.com; 413-834-8800.


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