Southern Vermont arts and entertainment calendar

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Today, SEPT. 29

Windham County

MUSIC

Brown Bag Lunch: Noon-1 p.m. Lynn Martin , poet and violinist in "Words and Strings Take Wing." The River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Free.

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.

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

Dylan Chambers and Zach Trombly Trio : 6-8 p.m. Blues at the Windham Hill Inn, 311 Lawrence Dr, West Townshend, 802-874-4080.

Bruce Mandel: 7:30 p.m.. E.J. Bullock building, 7012 Main St., Readsboro.

Theater

'Boys Next Door': 7:30 p.m. A look into the lives of young men with disabilities. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main, West Chesterfield, N.H. $8 atplayhouse.org or 877-666-1855.

Film

Dinner and a Movie 5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Gleanery, Main St., Putney; Movie "Primary Colors" at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill at 7 p.m. $23 combination, $5-$10 movie only. 802-387-3052.

Miscellaneous

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

Circus Arts Trapazium celebration: 5:30 p.m. Groundbreaking with Everybody's Home for Circus." 10 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro. Entertainment for the whole family.

The Power of Water/The Power of Words: 7 p.m. Connecticut River Watershed Council and Art & Dialogue collaborate in public celebration. The River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Benefit Auction: 5:30-9 p.m. To help rebuild Jim Giddings studio. 118 Elliot, Brattleboro.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Thomas Jefferson's legacy: 5:30 p.m. Sydney Stokes,Jr. gives talk at Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Registration $15 at greenmtnacademy.org or $20 at the door. 802-867-0111.

Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $10, children free. Practice Tee, VT-7A- Manchester. craftproducers.com

Miscellaneous

Book launch: 7 p.m. "Presumption of Guilt," by Archer Mayor. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester. 802-362-3565.

Over the border

Theater

'The Winter's Tale': 7:30 p.m. Immersive adaptation at Artsblock, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. $25 at eggtooth.org

Friday, Sept. 30

Windham County

Music

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

Vermont Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Made in Vermont concert. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets are $25, $10 for students and children,at flynntix.org

Karaoke Just for Kicks: 7-11 p.m. Moose Lodge, 59 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. susan@svidol.com

Sunny Lowdown: 4-7 p.m. Townshend Farmers Market,, at West Townshend Country Store, Rte. 30.

Dance

Cha Cha: 7 p.m. Mixed rhythms dance 8-10 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10/class. 802-365-0233, 802-579-9990.

Theater

'Boys Next Door': 7:30 p.m. A look into the lives of young men with disabilities. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main, West Chesterfield, N.H. $8 atplayhouse.org or 877-666-1855.

'The Mushroom Cure': 7:30 p.m. Adam Strauss. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill. $20 at nextstagearts.org.

Miscellaneous

Author event: 6 p.m. Kali Quinn reads from her book "I Am Compassionate Creativity." Everyone's Books, 25 Elliot St., Brattleboro. 802-254-8160 or everyonesbks@gmail.com

Over the border

Theater

'The Winter's Tale': 7:30 p.m. Immersive adaptation at Artsblock, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. $25 at eggtooth.org

Film

'Capitol Steps.': 7:30 p.m. Alumni Recital Hall, Keene State College, 229 Main St., Keene. N.H. Free.

The Beatles — Eight Days a Week: 7 p.m. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison. Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.;$8.50 adults, $6.50 seniors. . thecolonial.org; 603-352-2033

Saturday, Oct. 1

Windham County

Music

Kendra Shank with Draa Hobbs Quartet: 7:30 p.m. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $15 . nextstagearts.org

Verdi in Vermont: 7 p.m. Arias and scenes. Grafton Church. $15 donation.

Green Zone: 8-10:30 p.m. Pleasant Valley Brewing, Main Street, Saxtons River. No cover.

Vermont Virtuosi Flute Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. St. Michael's Episcopal Church, corner of Bradley Avenue and Putney Road, Brattleboro. $15 adult, $10 students, at the door. 802-254-3600 or fomag.org.

Caili O'Doherty Quartet: 8 p.m. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. $20-$40 general; $15 students. vtjazz.org

Grafton Cornet Band foliage concert: 2:30 p.m. On the library lawn, Main St., Rte. 121, Grafton. (In the White Church if rain). More information at graftonband.org

Butterfly Swing Band: 8-10 p.m. Early jazz and classic swing at Grafton Inn's Phelps Barn, 92 Main St., Grafton. No cover.

BrattRock: 5-10 p.m. Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival. 118 Elliot, Brattleboro $8 adults and $6 students; at brattrock.org, ; $10 adults and $8 students at the door.

Theater

'Boys Next Door': 7:30 p.m. A look into the lives of young men with disabilities. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main, West Chesterfield, N.H. $8 atplayhouse.org or 877-666-1855.

Miscellaneous

Brattleboro-West/Vermont Crafts Council Studio Tour: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Look for the yellow signs. brattleboro-west-arts.com for more information.

Orchard St., Pottery Open Studio: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 658 Orchard St., Brattleboro walterslowinskipottery.weebly.com

Readsboro Glassworks Open Studio: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 6954 Main St., Rte. 100, Readsboro. 802-423-7706.

Solo Exhibition: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Artist reception for landscape artist James Urbaska at Gallery North Star, 151 Townshend Road, Grafton. On exhibit through Nov. 6. gnsgrafton.com

Bennington County

Music

Horse's Mouth /The Dupont Brothers: 8 p. m. The Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington. $10 general, $5 students at the door.

LGBTQ stories and plays: 7 p.m. $10 general/$5 students. Informaton at Student Life Coordinator at studentlife@bennington.edu. Bennington College, 1 College /Drive., Bennington.

Miscellaneous

Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $10, children free. Practice Tee, VT-7A- Manchester. craftproducers.com

Over the border

Dance

Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club: 7-11 p.m. Live music with The Visitors. Elmm Community Center, Durkee St., off Parker St., Winchester, N.H.

Theater

LGBTQ stories and plays: 4 p.m. $10 general/$5 students. 518-677-2495 or hubbardhall.org. Hubard Hall's Freight Depot, 25 E Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

'The Winter's Tale': 7:30 p.m. Immersive adaptation at Artsblock, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. $25 at eggtooth.org

Film

The Beatles — Eight Days a Week: 8 p.m. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison. Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.;$8.50 adults, $6.50 seniors. . thecolonial.org; 603-352-2033

Reflections Film Series: 12 and 3:20 p.m. "Trolleys, Trains and flyers, Rail Travel in the Mondadnock Region"; 1:05 and 4:25 p.m. "The Great Hurricane of 1938 (in Keene)"; 2:10 and 5:30 p.m. "Flannels to Fuses: Textile Mills in the Monadnock Region." Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H. Free.

Miscellaneous

Pumpkin & Apple Celebration: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Billings Farm and Museum, 5302 Old River Road, Woodstock

Walter A. Wood Tractor Show: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Memorial Park, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Sunday, Oct. 2

Windham County

Music

Missa Gaia of Paul Winter: 10:15 a.m. St. Michael's Episcopal Church. Feast of St. Francis and celebratory Missa Gaia of Paul Winter. 802-254-6048. Corner of Bradley Avenue and Putney Road, Brattleboro.

House Concert: 7:30 p.m. Jazz/classical guitarist Hirova Tsukamoto at Wendy's Jazz Soiree, Tater Hill Road, Guilford. $15-$20 at the door.

Balkan Cafe: 4-7 p.m. 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. Boston-based quartet Dean Brown, Colin Ferguson, Heather Lee, and David Skidmore. Beginner friendly dances. $12 suggested donation. 802-257-9513.

Dance

Community Circle Dance: 3:30-5:30 p.m. 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Juniper Talbot. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Miscellaneous

Brattleboro-West/Vermont Crafts Council Studio Tour: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Look for the yellow signs. brattleboro-west-arts.com for more information.

Orchard St., Pottery Open Studio: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 658 Orchard St., Brattleboro walterslowinskipottery.weebly.com

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $10, children free. Practice Tee, VT-7A- Manchester. craftproducers.com.

Jazz Songs from Milton Avery's Radio: 2 p.m. Paresky Wing of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. Free.

Over the border

Music

Moreland and Arbuckle: George Thorogood and The Destroyers and Moreland and Arbuckle: .Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.; $49.50-$75.50. thecolonial.org; 603-352-2033

Theater

'The Winter's Tale': 2 p.m. Immersive adaptation at Artsblock, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. $25 at eggtooth.org

Miscellaneous

Pumpkin & Apple Celebration: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Billings Farm and Museum, 5302 Old River Road, Woodstock

Monday, Oct. 3

Windham County

MUSIC

McNeill's: 8:30 p.m. Weekly bluegrass jam, no cover

Bennington County

MUSIC

PoetryMusic: 8-9:30 p.m. where Words and Music Meet. Deane Carriage Barn, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington. 802-442-5401

Over the border

Film

The Beatles — Eight Days a Week: 7 p.m. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison. Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.;$8.50 adults, $6.50 seniors. . thecolonial.org; 603-352-2033

Miscellaneous

Soup and Games Night: 5-7 p.m. silent auction, bake sale, soup, bread, drinks and games to benefit Mohawk Trail Concerts. Hope and Olive Restaurant, 44 Hope St., Greenfield, Mass

Tuesday, Oct. 4

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Book launch: 6 p.m. "The Way Things Work Now," by David Macaulay. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester. 802-362-3565.

Over the border

Film

The Beatles — Eight Days a Week: 7 p.m. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison. Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.;$8.50 adults, $6.50 seniors. . thecolonial.org; 603-352-2033

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Windham County

Music

African Drum Class: 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Raoul Ombang, instructor. Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10. africandancevt.com

Dance

African Dance Class: 7:30 -9 p.m. Khady Malal Badji, instructor. Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $15. africandancevt.com

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

Library talk: 7 p.m. Catherine Sanderson talks about the science of happiness at the Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-254-5290

Bennington County

MUSIC

The Power of the Drum: 8-9:30 p.m. Will Calhoun, Jonathan Joseph ,and Ronnier, Burrage. Deane Carriage Barn, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington. (802) 442-5401

Over the border

Music

"Li'l Buck Riley"

Street Dance: 7:30 p,m. Riley is joined by Ashley Bathgate in What Moves You. Main Theatre of Redfern Arts Center, Keene State College, 229 Main St., Keene, N.H. $13 to $20. $5 for KSC students. 603-358-2168. keene.edu/arts/redfern.

Film

The Beatles — Eight Days a Week: 7 p.m. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison. Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.;$8.50 adults, $6.50 seniors. . thecolonial.org; 603-352-2033

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.

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: Karen Gaudette: Wishing for the Moon at Gallery in the Woods. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-257-4777. galleryinthewoods.com

Art Exhibit: Photographs by John Willis entitled "House/Home, A Work in Progress," at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro.

Art Exhibit: "Peace, Gratitude & Stones from the River." Stu Copans paper-cutting project using Hebrew Arabic and English words for peace. All Souls Church Unitarian Universalist through the end of October, 9 a.m.-noon weekdays and during Sunday worship. 29 South St., West Brattleboro. 802-254-9377.

Bennington County

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

Something About Summer: Paintings by Mark Barry on view through Oct. 2 in the Regional Artists Gallery at Bennington Museum. 75 Main St., Bennington. David Brewster Exhibit: Quixotic Encounters, through Oct. 3 at the Southern Vermont Art Center, Wilson Museum, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester. svac.org

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: Bennington College's Usdan Gallery. Highlighting the work of alumni of the college. 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Jane Stickle Quilt: Through Oct. 10, the quilt that inspires quilters all over the world will be on its yearly display at the Bennington Museum. Brought to the museum 60 years ago, the Jane Stickle Quilt is only shown for a short time each year.

Featured Artist: Reception from 3 -5 p.m. 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. Sept. 29-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

River Gallery School, 32-34 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-257-1577; rivergalleryschool.org:

Printmaking + Encaustics Fusion: Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Create monotypes using non-toxic inks, pigment sticks, and various other media. The prints will then be a base for multi-media wax encaustic collage pieces. Bring Gessoed boards, all other materials provided. Fee: $215.

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 Printma: 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

WORKSHOPS:

Meditations in Ink: Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Suminagashi and Asian Calligraphy Japanese Paper Marbling...the world of floating ink! All materials provided. No previous experience necessary. Fee: $140

Sequencing: Sunday, Oct. 9, 1 – 4 p.m. Developed by Ric Campman at RGS. It's a way for both absolute novice and experienced art-makers.

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

Bennington County

Collage Painting Workshop: 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 5. Information 802-867-0111 or greenmtnacademy.org


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