Southern Vermont arts and entertainment calendar

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Today, Oct. 13

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.

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

Vinnie DiBernardo: 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.

Dance and motion: 7-9 p.m. Write Action and SoBo Dance Studio present poetry and music to the theme of trains. $10. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro,

Miscellaneous

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

Brattleboro Literary Festival: 7-9 p.m. Various locations, visit brattleboroliteraryfestival.org for more information.

Aritst Town Meeting: 6-8 p.m., 33 Bridge St., Bellows Falls. RSVP at 802-463-3252 or email ramp@sover.net (Artists Town Meeting RSVP in subject line)

Chocolate As You May Not Know It: 6 p.m. Main Street Arts Taste of the Arts with Michael Klug who shares his expertise as chocolatier for L.A. Burdick Chocolates of Walpole, N.H. 35 Main St., Saxtons River.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

A Night of Poetry: 6 p.m. Tim Mayo reads from "Thesaurus of Separation" and Jayne Benjulian from"Five Sextillion Atoms." Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Ctr.

Friday, Oct. 14

Windham County

Music

Live Jazz: 7-10 p.m. Draa Hobbs Quartet The Lounge, 4 High St., Brattleboro. No cover. 202-403-1988

Original jamgrass: 9 p.m. Jatoba. McNeill's Brewery, 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro. $5 cover.

Nathaniel Cox and Agnes Coakley: 7:30 p.m. In Stile Moderno. "Where Wit and Music Meet." First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro. $25 for general admission, ($10 reduced) are available at the door.

Theater

'Trump Card': 8 p.m., Seth Lepore explores the wacky world of politics. $14 adults, $12, students and seniors. Hooker-Dunham Theatre:, 139 Main St., Brattleboro.

'Chekhov X2': 7 p.m. BUHS players present two one-act farces. $5. BUHS auditorium, Fairground Rd., Brattleboro. Information at 802-451-3762.

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

Brattleboro Literary Festival: 7-9 p.m. Various locations, visit brattleboroliteraryfestival.org for more information.

Meet the Author: 5 p.m. Brick Meeting House, Grafton. Book signing by Thomas Fontaine of the Civil War story, "The Messenger Boy." 802-843-2584.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Author event: 6 p.m. Stephen Long presents "Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England." Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Ctr.

Over the border

Music

Anand Nyak and Polly Fiveash: 7-9 p.m. at the Great Falls Coffeehouse, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass.

Artists' reception: 5 .p.m. Signs of Life with Roger Sandes and Mary Welsh. The Great Hall, 100 River St., Springfield. (Pearl St. entrance) 802-885-3061

Saturday, Oct. 15

Windham County

Music

Chico Freeman Plus+tet: 8 p.m. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222, Brattleboro. 802-254-9088. $20 general/$15 students. vtjazz.org, 802-254-9088 ext. 1 or In the Moment, Brattleboro.

Peter Griggs: 7 p.m. Guitar virtuoso in 500 Years of Music for Guitar. Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., Brattleboro.

Green Zone: 8:30-10:30 p.m. Katy's Restaurant, Main St., Putney. $4 cover.

Dance

West Coast Swing: 7-10 p.m. with Andre Russo . Refreshments. $15/lesson & dance. $10/dance only. The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, VT 05301. 802 365-0233 or 579-9990. email: ray@shallwedance.biz

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

'Chekhov X2': 7 p.m. BUHS players present two one-act farces. $5. BUHS auditorium, Fairground Rd., Brattleboro. Information at 802-451-3762. Dance

'Trump Card': 2 p.m., Seth Lepore explores the wacky world of politics. $14 adults, $12, students and seniors. Hooker-Dunham Theatre:, 139 Main St., Brattleboro.

'Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens': 7:30 p.m., Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. $20 balcony; $40 orchestra; $75 VIP

Miscellaneous

Brattleboro Literary Festival: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Various locations, visit brattleboroliteraryfestival.org for more information.

Silent Auction: 7:30 p.m. A commissioned piece by Sarah Machtey to benefit AIDS Project of Southern Vermont. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro.

Sustainable Home Tour: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Seven high performance homes from Guilford to Saxtons River, including new homes, deep energy retrofits and an addition, will be open to the public Tickets $12 or 2/$20 at Everyone's Books, Friends of the Sun and Village Square Booksellers, or $15 or 2/$25, online, or at any home at the tour. A Home Tour Guide booklet will be available. For more information visit seon.info/hometour. Questions at email admin@seon.info.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Community Day: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Admission free. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Historic House Tour: 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Breezy-Bank House, Manchester. $50. 802-549-4582 or info@manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org.

Miscellaneous

Author event: 7 p.m. Caitlin Shetterly reads from "Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future." Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Ctr.

Over the border

Music

Ellen Bukstel: 7:30 p.m., Folk singer/songwriter at Mt. Toby Concerts, 194 Long Plain Rd., Leverrett, Mass. $10. Reservations at mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com or call 413-548-9394.

Art Garfunkel: Colonial Theater, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H. 603-352-2033 for tickets and information.

Haydn Cello Concerto in C: 8 p.m. with Keene Chamber Orchestra, Heberton Hall, 60 Winter St., Keene. $20 general/$4 student at the door, or 603-847-3475

Concert Series: 4 p.m. By donation for Cancer Connection, Northampton. Florence Congregational Church, 130 Pine St., Florence, Mass.

Opening reception: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wearable sculptures by Nick Cave called Soundsuits at MASS MoCA, 87 Marshall St, North Adams, Mass. 413-664-4481

Miscellaneous

Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend: Billings Farm, 5302 Old River Road, Woodstock, 802-457-2355

Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club: 7-11 p.m. Playin' Possum at Elmm Community Center, Durkee St., (off Parker St.) Winchester, N.H. 603-357-0794 or 802-722-9205.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Windham County

Music

Shape Note Singing: 3-5:30 p.m. a Capella singing in four-part harmony, all welcome. Pot luck snack. St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro. 413-773-8325.

Dance

Bolshoi Ballet simulcast: 1 p.m. The Roaring Twenties come elegantly to life in 'The Golden Age' at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro.

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

Film

'All That Heaven Allows': 4 p.m. starring Rock Hudson. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Free, donations accepted.

Miscellaneous

Brattleboro Literary Festival: 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Various locations, visit brattleboroliteraryfestival.org for more information.

Northeast Fiddlers: 12-1 p.m. Fiddle meet. Moose Lodge, 59 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. Free and open to the public.

Main Street Arts' scarecrow fest: 4 p.m. $10 per scarecrow, material provided. 35 Main St., Saxtons River. mainstreetarts. org or 802-869-2960

Over the border

Music

Haydn Cello Concerto in C: 5 p.m. with Keene Chamber Orchestra, Heberton Hall, 60 Winter St., Keene. $20 general/$4 student at the door, or 603-847-3475

Film

'Hamilton's America': 2 p.m. Great Performances. free. The Colonial Theatre 95 Main St, Keene, NH,

Miscellaneous

Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend: Billings Farm, 5302 Old River Road, Woodstock, 802-457-2355

Monday, Oct. 17

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

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.

Over the border

Theater

'My Name is Alice': 7:30 p.m., Keene State Theatre, Redfern Arts Center, Keene State campus. $8, 603-358-2168.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Windham County

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

Action Movie, Wives: 7 p.m. Three-woman performance at the Serkin Center, Marlboro College, Marlboro. Free. 802-257-3360.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Book Discussion: 6 p.m. "Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance." Equinox Village, 49 Maple St, Manchester Center.

Over the border

Theater

'My Name is Alice': 7:30 p.m., Keene State Theatre, Redfern Arts Center, Keene State campus. $8, 603-358-2168.

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 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.

Sloan Dawson's collage: Main Street Arts, 35 Main St., Saxtons River. On exhibit through Nov. 11. Opening reception Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30-7 p.m. mainstreetarts.org

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.

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: Saturday, Oct. 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

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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