Southern Vermont arts and entertainment Calendar

Posted

Today, March 17

Windham County

MUSIC

Kevin Parry

Info: Open mic at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Rd., Brattleboro. 7-10 p.m. Free. 802-257-7563.

Funk Night

Info: Live band at Metropolis, Elliot St., Brattleboro. 9:30 p.m.

Native Bratts

Info: At the Whetstone Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

Theater

'Other Desert Cities'

Info: 7:30 p.m. Presented by Apron Theater Company, it is set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend centering on the Wyeth family. Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill,Putney. www.nextstagearts.org or 802-387-0102

Film

Robert Fritz Film Festival

Info: 7 p.m. "AKT 2" short, then "Twice" Screening followed by conversations with filmmaker Robert Fritz. $10 ($25 for three-day Robert Fritz Festival pass). Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. latchisarts.org

Marx Brothers Classic

Info: 4 p.m. 'A Night at the Opera' Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. latchisarts.org

Miscellaneous

Book Discussion

Info: 5 p.m. "The Irish Wave in the Green Mountains" with Vincent Feeney at Crowell Gallery in Moore Free Library. 23 West St., Newfane. 802-365-7948.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Art Reception

Info: 5:30 p.m. "Robert Sydorowich Vermont Impressionism" Exhibit opening and reception. Light refreshments and music. The Gallery at Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester Ctr. For more information, call 802-362-4061.

Friday, March 18

Windham County

MUSIC

Ayla Varol Clark

Info: 12-1 p.m. Kanun and other world instruments for a fun interactive experience. Learn about Expressive Music Psychotherapy . The River Garden, 157 Main St. Brattleboro

Butterfly Swing Band

Info: 7:15-10 p.m. Early jazz and classic swing for listening and dancing at the New England House, 254 Marlboro Rd., West Brattleboro. No cover.

Bob Stabach 4tet

Info: 7-10 p.m. at Duo Restaurant, Main St., Brattleboro. Sparkling jazz originals. Eugene Uman on keyboards; George Kaye on bass; Jon Fisher on drums and Bob Stabach on sax.

St. Patrick's Fiddle Frenzy

Info: 7:30 p.m. at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls. Pete's Posse and fiddler Sarah blair, guitarist Flynn Cohen. $17 general, $13 seniors in advance or $20 and $15 at the door. 802-460-0110, www.stonechurcharts.org

Asylum Quartet

Info: 7:30 p.m. Chamber Music Series at Brattleboro Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Tickets $30 patron, $20 general at www.bmcvt.org or 802-257-4523. Tickets also at door.

Dance

Cha Cha Lesson/dance

Info: 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro. $10/lesson and dance. (Free to Legion members.) Info, Ray Warren 802-579-9990. Beginners welcome.

Theater

'Other Desert Cities'

Info: 7:30 p.m. Presented by Apron Theater Company, it is set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend centering on the Wyeth family. Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill,Putney. www.nextstagearts.org or 802-387-0102

'Seussical the Musical'

Info: 7 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Union High School auditorium, 406 High School Rd., Westminster. $5

Film

Women's Film Festival

Info: 6 p.m.: "While You Weren't Looking"; 8 p.m.: "The Wonders" at New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets $8.50 for general admission, $7.50 for students/seniors www.womensfilmfestival.org or at the door.

Robert Fritz Film Festival

Info: 7 p.m. "The Spirit of the Vessel" following master potter Stephen Procter in his studio. "Past Tense." $10 ($25 for three-day Robert Fritz Festival pass). atchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. latchisarts.org

Lecture

Info: 7:30 p.m. Dr. David Adams talk on "The Culture of Peace." Sponsored by Windham World Affairs. Marlboro College Graduate Center, 28 Vernon St. Brattleboro.

Saturday, March 19

Windham County

Music

Peter Gould and Friends

Info: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market. Saturday, in the lunch café at the River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro

Purimpalooza

Info: 7-10:30 p.m. Musical Costume Party with Wanda Houston and Eugene Uman at Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Admission free-will donation.

Dance

Contra and Square

Info:6:30-9:30 p.m. Evening Star Grange, Dummerston. Andy Davis calling, Pot luck at 5:30 p.m. $4 children, $7 adults, $20 family. 802-257-1819 or village@dancingmasters.com

Theater

'Other Desert Cities'

Info: 7:30 p.m. Presented by Apron Theater Company, it is set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend centering on the Wyeth family. Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill,Putney. www.nextstagearts.org or 802-387-0102

'Seussical the Musical'

Info: 2 and 7 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Union High School auditorium, 406 High School Rd., Westminster. $5

Winter Sunshine

Info: 1 and 3 p.m. Red Ball by Faye Dupras told through puppetry. $8 at sandglasstheater.org or at the door. 802-387-4051. Sandglass Theater, 17 Kimball Hill, Putney.

Film

Women's Film Festival

Info: 12 p.m.: "The Gnomist"; "Love Between the Covers"; 2 p.m.: "Marathon"; "Don't Tell Anyone"; 4 p.m.: "Women In Sink"; "Horizons/Horizontes"; 6 p.m.: "Flying Solo"; "From This Day Forward"; 8 p.m.: "Can I Stay?"; "First World Problems";"Something Better to Come"at New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets $8.50 for general admission, $7.50 for students/seniors www.womensfilmfestival.org or at the door.

Robert Fritz Film Festival

Info: 7 p.m. "The Town Clerk of Newfane," short. "Chasing Rainbows." $10 ($25 for three-day Robert Fritz Festival pass). Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. latchisarts.org

Miscellaneous

Exhibit Opening

Info: 11:30 a.m. Members' reception for opening of five exhibits. To become a member visit www.brattleboromuseum.org or call 802-257-0124. Exhibit open to the public at 2 p.m. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro.

'Off the Wall'

Info: 5-8 p.m. Fundraising lottery for over 75 paintings donated by artists. Visit rivergalleryschool.org to preview art and purchase tickets. 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. 802-257-1577

Bennington County

MUSIC

Chris Bergson

Info: 8 p.m. doors open at 7 p.m.. Blues-inspired songwriter, guitarist. Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington. Tickets $18/$10 for students. vtartxchange.org or 800-838-3006.

Theater

Festival of New Plays

Info: 12:30 p.m. Reading of "A Kiss Like No Other" by Brattleboro playwright, Steve Monroe. Admission is free. Dorset Theatre, 104 Cheney Rd., Dorset. www.dorsettheatrefestival.org or 802-867-2223.

Miscellaneous

Story Time

Info: 2 p.m. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar!" with The Caterpillar himself to entertain the kids. Reading, crafts and treats follow. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Ctr. tdavies@northshire.com

'Tasting Wine and Cheese'

Info: 7 p.m. Author Adam Centamore . An evening of sampling artisanal cheeses and wines, and Centamore's book. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Ctr. tdavies@northshire.com. Visit www.northshire.com to purchase ticket.

Over the Border

DANCE

VT Shakedown

Info: 7-10 p.m. at The Pizza Stone, Rte. 11, 291 Pleasant St., Chester. No cover.

Sunday, March 20

Windham County

Dance

Community Circle Dance

Info: 3:30 — 5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Anja Daniel and friends. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Theater

'Other Desert Cities'

Info: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Presented by Apron Theater Company, it is set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend centering on the Wyeth family. Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill,Putney. www.nextstagearts.org or 802-387-0102

FilM

Women's Film Festival

Info: 12 p.m.: "Joanna"; "Suzy Lake: Playing with Time"; 2 p.m.: "Dukhtar"; 4 p.m.: "Stuff "; 6 p.m.: "Dreamcatcher"; 8 p.m.: "The Face of Ukraine"; "Chuck Norris vs. Communism at New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets $8.50 for general admission, $7.50 for students/seniors www.womensfilmfestival.org or at the door.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

St. Patrick's Parade. Info: 1 p.m. visit www.betterbennington.com

Over the border

MISCELLANEOUS

7th Annual Syrup

Info: 2 and 4 p.m., Performing Arts Festival, Memorial Hall, Shelburne Falls, Mass. 4 p.m. — Piti Theatre Company presents Puppetkabob's "The Snowflake Man." Piti Theatre's "Olde Coleraine: a Musical Hilltown History" at 2 p.m. — featuring Ballet RenversĂ©, Shelburne Falls Youth Troupe, and Noho singer-songerwriter Carrie Ferguson Tix $12/$5 children under 12 at Boswell's Books, S.F., World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield and online at www.ptco.org/syrup. Questions: info@ptco.org,; 413-625-6569

Monday, March 21

Windham County

Film

'No!'

Info: 7 p.m. at Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $5 suggested donation. www.onscreen.live or www.nextstagearts.org

Miscellaneous

Artist of the Month

Info: 7 p.m. The Wardsboro Library hosts exhibit and reception for Arlo Monroe. 170 Main St., Wardsboro. 802-896-6988.

Bennington County

Music

A Bach Birthday Tribute

Info: 8-9:30 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, Bennington College. A Bach birthday tribute with faculty member Kaori Washivama performing "Music for Unaccompanied Violin" by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Tuesday, March 22

Windham County

Dance

Tuesday West Coast Swing Classes

Info: Beginners 5:30 p.m.; Advanced beginner 6:30 p.m.; Intermediate 7:30 p.m. at American Legion, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro. $10/ one class; $15/two classes. 802-579-9990.

Miscellaneous

Toboggan Speed Date

Info: 5-7 p.m. The Chamber of Commerce will host an artist and sponsor event at Hermitage Inn, West Dover. 802-564-8092 or events@visitvermont.com

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Visual Arts Lecture Series

Info: 7:30-9 p.m., Tishman Lecture Hall, Bennington College. Although he has directed a great deal of work in film, Olujimi is an artist who works within the realm of ideas rather than within an exclusive medium. He crafts potent social commentary combining myth and whimsy with real-world narrative.

Over the Border

Theater

"Romeo & Juliet"

Info: 7 p.m. Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College. Tickets $25, $15, ($5 for KSC students) at 603-358-2168 Monday to Friday, noon to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 23

Windham County

Music

Early Spring Concert

Info: 7 p.m. at the Brattleboro Union High School auditorium presented by the music department. Free

DANCE

West African Dance Class

Info: West African dance class for all levels with Raoul Ombang. 7:15-8:45 p.m. at 74 Cotton Mill Hill #346, Sobo Studio at Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Sliding scale $8-$20. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and bring a water bottle. Class will be accompanied by live drumming. 802-258-6475; www.africandancevt.com

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Literature Evening

Info: 7-8 p.m., Franklin Living room, Bennington College. Ottessa Moshfegh the author of Eileen (Penguin, 2015) and McGlue (Fence Books, 2014) and is a frequent contributor to the Paris Review.

ONGOING

Windham County

In-Sight Exhibit

Info: Through March 24 at Hermit Thrush Brewery, High St., Brattleboro. Art is exhibit to be raffled off March 24, 6-8 p.m. Exhibit open during brewery hours: Monday-Thursday 3-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 12-8 p.m.; Sunday 12-6 p.m.

Photographic Exhibit

Info: Ezra Distler's photographic landscapes of local spots at Mocha Joe Cafe on Main St. on display through March 30.

Bennington County

Seline Skoug Photographs

Info: "Winter Blues — The Magic of Light on our Winter Landscape" photography by Seline H. Skoug through March 30 at The Martha Canfield Library Gallery, 528 East Arlington Rd., Arlington. www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org; 802-375-6153

Innovative Art Show

Info: "The Healing Power of Art." Corridor Art Gallery at Vermont Medical Center, March 10-April 13, Southwestern Vermont Healthcare Center, 100 Hospital Dr., Bennington. 802-440-6080

"Vermont Impressionism"

Info: Works by Robert Sydorowich March 17 — April 11 in the Gallery at Equinox Village. Robert describes himself as "an enthusiastic plein aire painter and an admirer of the Impressionist movement. The gallery is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 49 Maple St., Manchester Ctr. For more information, call 802-362-4061.

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Windham County

River Gallery School: April 18-22: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. — Noon for ages 6 -12. Your child can enjoy a week of drawing, painting, sculpture and more. Snacks will be provided to nourish the young artist .Register today, space is limited. $160 per week or $35 per day

Printmaking from Life: March 19, Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. With Jason Alden + Kim Hartman Colligan. Working with monotype from the live model, students will create a suite of prints of the nude figure in a beautiful interior space. Explore how line, shape and color can be layered to create rich scenes in this traditional genre. $110

Book Arts: With Briony Morrow-Cribbs; March 25 - May 20, Friday 9:30 a.m. - Noon. A series of smaller technique-specific workshops related to book arts. Along with making paste paper, marbled paper and decorative bookcloth, students will learn how to make books with exposed-bindings, soft covers and hard covers. $280

Sequencing: March 20, Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. Sequencing is an approach to painting developed by Ric Campman at RGS. It's a way for both absolute novice and experienced art-makers to enter the process of painting at a deep and direct level.

Subtle Beauties: Spring Pastels with Robert Carsten: March 26, Saturday 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. With special attention to the subtle colors of trees, you'll create a landscape that expresses the exquisite beauty of the season. $135

Color Mixing + Still Life Painting: March 29 - May 24, Tuesday 9:30 a.m-Noon: Working with a rich palette we'll explore how to use color both representational and expressively. . Fee $280

32 Main St., Suite 201; 802-257-1577; rivergalleryschool@gmail.com


TALK TO US

If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions