Southern Vermont arts and entertainment calendar

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Today, June 16

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.

Patty and the Cakes, live band: 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Whetstone Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. No cover.

The Parker Trio: 8 p.m. The Big Barn, Putney. Yellow Barn's alumni ensemble in a special performance. 802-387-6637 or yellowbarn.org for tickets.

Theater

"Cameo": 7:30 p.m. A thriller in homage to the work of Alfred Hitchcock. Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. tickets are available at the theater or shootthemoon.brownpapertickets.com

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. Guests Jaimie Scanlon and Ellen Tumavicus. The Lounge in Duo Restaurant, 136 Main St., Brattleboro.

Wanderlust Festival: Movement, music and mindfulness program at Stratton Mountain, Bondville. Visit wanderlust.com for information.

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Slideshow: 6:30 p.m. Stacy Garciadealba presents A Journey in Peru: The Land Where Everything is Possible. Springfield town Library, 43 Main St., Springfield. 802-885-3108.

Friday, June 17

Windham County

MUSIC

Sweet as Sugar: 7 p.m. Jazzy trio with Bill Shontz in a benefit show for Gathering in Gratitude. $15 at the door. 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

Vermont Jazz Center Sextet at The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Friday night jazz. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Theater

10 Minute Play Festival: 7:30 p.m. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. $10 at 877-666-1855. atplayhouse.org

"Cameo": 7:30 p.m. A thriller in homage to the work of Alfred Hitchcock. Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. tickets are available at the theater or shootthemoon.brownpapertickets.com

Miscellaneous

Wanderlust Festival: Movement, music and mindfulness program at Stratton Mountain, Bondville. Visit wanderlust.com for information.

'Fuzzy Baseball': Author John Steven Gurney to discuss his children's book at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-254-8160.

Bennington County

Music

Bob Stannard: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Blues Harmonica player celebration his 65th birthday at Southern Vermont Arts Center. Barbeque by Pink Boot Farm. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Information at svac.org

Summer Solstice Music Festival: Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Area, Woodford. 3 days, 3 nights of family, music, camping and nature. ziontificproductions.com for tickets.

Over the border

music

Gaslight Tinkers: 8 p.m. New tunes in the Parlor Room, Northampton. Tickets at www.ticketfly.com/event/1183823

Zydeco Connection: 5:30-9 p.m. Avery Pavillion, 7 Brattleboro Road, Leyden, Mass. Potluck at 5:30 p.m.; 7-9 dancing. (If rain: Leyden Town Hall, W. Leyden Road). Free.

Mount Toby Concert: 7:30 p.m. with Dave Lippman and Jay Mankita. Mount Toby Meeting House, Long Plain Rd., (Rte. 63), Leverett Mass. mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com

Lonesome Brothers and The Neighbors: 8 p.m. Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield,Mass. theartsblock.com 802-380-1369.

Film

Office Space: Pothole Pictures, 7:30 p.m.; Abdul Baki to play piano 7-7:30 p.m. 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. $4 for kids; $6 for adults. 413-512-0850.

Saturday, June 18

Windham County

MUSIC

Swing Easy

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

Words and Strings Take Wing: 1 p.m. Poet Lynn Martin, violinist Gudrun Weeks in poetry readings and violin interludes. 355 Upper Dover Road, in the barn of Edie Mas. (second place on the left after leaving Higley Hill.), Marlboro. Bring folding chair or cushion to sit. By donation.

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

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

Avery Sharpe and Friends: 8 p.m. Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Concert. Admission by donation. Historic Memorial Hall, 14 W. Mains St., Wilmington. 802-464-7500.

'Of Love and Soul': 7:30 p.m. Music for and by fathers and sons. Frank Wallace. At The Chapel, Immanuel Episcopal Church, Bellows Falls. $17 general or $13 seniors at stonechurcharts.org or $20 and $15 at the door.

Theater

"Cameo": 7:30 p.m. A thriller in homage to the work of Alfred Hitchcock. Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. tickets are available at the theater or shootthemoon.brownpapertickets.com

10 Minute Play Festival: 7:30 p.m. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. $10 at 877-666-1855. atplayhouse.org

Miscellaneous

"Iran Peace Day": 2-4 p.m. Create a peace conversation at Art Rat Studios. Blue Heron Pond, 773 Guilford St., Brattleboro. Create your own message. Art supplies provided. Artists and musicians invited.

Wanderlust Festival: Movement, music and mindfulness program at Stratton Mountain, Bondville. Visit wanderlust.com for information.

Meet the Artists: 5-7:30 p.m. reception at Hunter Gallery, 74 Main St. Paintings by Charlie Hunter and Robert O'Brien. 802-843-1440. hunterartworks.com

Bennington County

Music

Weston's Birthday Bash: 1 p.m.,at Weston Village Green. Blue Flames Steel Band; 2:15 p.m., Merry Prankster; 3:30 p.m., Hungrytown; :30 p.m. Alumni Performance and Playhouse Party. 802-824-5288.; 9:30 p.m., open mic cabaret.

The Grand Shell Game: 7 p.m. The Tap House, 309 Country, St., Bennington. No cover/$5 suggested donation to charity. taphouseatcatglass.com

Summer Solstice Music Festival: Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Area, Woodford. 3 days, 3 nights of family, music, camping and nature. ziontificproductions.com for tickets.

Miscellaneous

State Line Car Club Show: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Vermont Veteran's Home, 325 North St., Bennington. 802-447-6539.

Father's Day Weekend Event: 11 a.m. -2 p.m. Authors Robert Chamberlin and David Van Wie talk on new book "The Confluence: fly-fishing & Friendship." At 7 p.m. author Adriana Brown and John Hyde discus "An Unlikely Hero." Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

Over the border

Music

'Bella Gala': 8 p.m. Kenji Williams and Kristin Hoffman at Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. $30 adults; $15 students and children. bellagaiaatmochamayas.bpt.me. 413-625-6292.

Randy Smith & His Band of Merry Men plus Holly May: 8 p.m. Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield,Mass. theartsblock.com 802-380-1369.

Miscellaneous

Mutton & Mead Medieval Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 210 Turners Falls Rd., Montague, Mass. $15 adults; $12 children. Parking $5. Tickets at muttonandmead.org or at door.

Skatepark Opening Celebration: 1 p.m. Unity Park, 56 First St., Turners Falls, Mass. Live music, food and family activities. Skateboarding contest 2-4 p.m. (sign up by 1 p.m.) Free.

Sunday, June 19

Windham County

MUSIC

Guilford House Concert: 7:30 p.m. Italian jazz violinist Luca Ciarla with "Bach into Myself" $15-$20 at door. Information at 802-254-6189,

The Walt Sayre Orchestra: 6:30-8 p.m. Concert on the Walpole Common in support of local boy scout troupes. Refreshments and a collection.

Dance

Community Circle Dance

Aikido Studio: 3:30 p.m.; 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Mary Koon and Floyd Guyette. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Miscellaneous

Wanderlust Festival: Movement, music and mindfulness program at Stratton Mountain, Bondville. Visit wanderlust.com for information.

Bennington County

Summer Solstice Music Festival: Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Area, Woodford. 3 days, 3 nights of family, music, camping and nature. ziontificproductions.com for tickets.

Over the border

music

McKenzie-Fox: Musical duo during wing night at the Stone Hearth Inn, 698 VT-11, Chester. 802-875-2525.

Miscellaneous

Mutton & Mead Medieval Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 210 Turners Falls Rd., Montague, Mass. $15 adults; $12 children. Parking $5. Tickets at muttonandmead.org or at door.

Monday, June 20

Windham County

Music

Simba's Summer Solstice Celebration: 8 p.m. Evening Star Grange, Dummerston Center.

Tuesday, June 21

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.

Artists' Reception: 7 p.m. Jewelry by Margaret Marple at Wardsboro Library, 170 Main St., Wardsboro. Free.

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.

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, and display of paintings and sketches, Available for public viewing through July 30. 15 Old School St.

"Seasons in Watercolor": Nine artist to show paintings at Crowell Gallery, Moore Free Library, 23 West St., Newfane. Free during library hours. Through June.

Magdalena Sole – Cuba Hasta Siempre: Photographs of Cuba, at Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro through June 26. 802-251-6051. vcphoto.org.

Bennington County

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.

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

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. 413-834-8800.


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