Entertainment calendar for July 12 through July 18

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Thursday

Windham County

Music


Kevin Parry open mic: 7 to 10 p.m. at The Marina, Brattleboro. Free. Call 802-257-7563 to sign up for a 20-minute slot. Performers receive 50 percent off their meal. More information at kevinparrymusic.com.

Live music!: 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., at Whetstone Station & Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. No cover.

Theater

"Sweet Charity:
7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre directed by Rebecca Waxman. $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, and $11 for students. Tickets at neyt.org or in person at the NEYT box office. NEYT, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Miscellaneous


Book Lounge: 6 to 8 p.m. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Words Project Roundtable Discussion: 6 p.m. Rudyard Kipling's Vermont Years. Learn more about Kipling and the Brattleboro Words Project, a National Endowment for the Humanities backed effort to create podcasts linked to important sites in and around Brattleboro. Refreshments will be served. Scott Farm Orchard, 707 Kipling Road in Dummerston. Free.

Artist talk:
7:30 p.m. Robert DuGrenier to speak at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, discussing his current installation, "Handle With Care," on view at BMAC all summer. Free. 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro.



Friday


Windham County

Music


Live Music: 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Townshend Farmers' Market, at the West Townshend Country Store, Route 30.

Jazz night:
7 to 10 p.m. at The Lounge, 4 High St. Brattleboro.

Town Meeting: With Ashley Storrow & Putnam Smith, 8 p.m. at The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets: $10-12 at stonechurchvt.com.

Theater

"Sweet Charity:
7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre directed by Rebecca Waxman. $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, and $11 for students. Tickets at neyt.org or in person at the NEYT box office. NEYT, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Miscellaneous

Book reading:
Noon to 1 p.m. Artist Pamela Spiro Wagner, author of "Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia," was treated as an inpatient in hospitals for nearly 15 years. In her mid-50s she discovered a hidden talent for art. She will discuss her art, at present on the front wall of River Garden Gallery, and will read from her memoir and books of poetry. Q and A to follow. River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

The Indianapolis Quartet:
2 to 4 p.m. The Indianapolis Quartet will lead a masterclass with student ensembles from Taconic Music's Chamber Music Intensive ($10 at the door) at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave, Manchester Center.



Saturday


Windham County

Music

Yellow Barn concert:
10:30 a.m. Donald Weilerstein on violin at the Big Barn, 49 Main St., Putney. Tickets $5 to $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

Brawlik: 8 p.m. at The Stone Church with the support of the funk jam-band Gridline. Band boasts a nine-member lineup (two drumsets, two guitars three saxophones and upright bass and keys) of seasoned musicians. 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets at stonechurchvt.com.

Dance

2nd Saturday West Coast Swing Dance Party:
7 p.m., West Coast lesson; 8 to 10 p.m., dancing (mixed rhythms), refreshments. $12/lesson and/or dance (Carry your dance shoes) information at ray@shallwedance.biz; 802-579-9990. Lessons take place at Headroom Stages., Brattleboro.

Theater

"Sweet Charity:
2 and 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre directed by Rebecca Waxman. $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, and $11 for students. Tickets may be purchased in advance at neyt.org or in person at the NEYT box office. NEYT, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Film

Robert Mann Documentary:
5 p.m. "Speak the Music: Robert Mann and the Mysteries of Chamber Music": A documentary film by Allan Miller, followed by a conversation with Nicholas Mann. Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill. Tickets may be purchased at 802-387-6637 (Free admission with a July 14 concert ticket or pre-concert dinner ticket). Pre-concert dinner at 6:30 p.m. at The Gleanery. Reservations, 802-387-6637

Bennington County

Music

Taconic Music Concert:
7:30 p.m. at the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton,143 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Debussy's String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10 and Brahms' String Sextet in B-flat Major, Op. Admission is $25 for adults, $10 for students and kids; advance purchase discount for adult admission. For more information, visit taconicmusic.org18.



Sunday

Windham County

Music

The Abe Loomis Band: 1 to 3 p.m. at the Dover Park on Route 100, West Dover. Free. More information at 802-464-5100 or kevinparrymusic.com Rain location in the big tent at Dover Forge.

Nick DiMaria & Wicked/Jo Sallins: 7:30 p.m. at the Stone Church, 210 Main St., Tickets are $12 at stonechurchvt.com or $15 at door.

Dance

Community Circle Dance:
3:30 to 5:30 pm, Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. World Circle Dance Day. Led by Gwen Peterdi. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768 or at brattleborocircledance.org.

Bennington County

Music

Taconic Music:
4 p.m. at the Riley Center for the Arts, 143 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Taconic Music presents its final NextGen concert of the 2018 season, featuring works by Ravel, Shostakovich, Schumann and Beethoven. ($10 at the door, students/kids free).



Monday

Windham County

Music

McNeill's Brewery:
8:30 p.m. Weekly bluegrass jam, no cover. 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro.



Tuesday

Windham County

Music

Adam Remnant w/ Pinedrop & Laura Wolf:
7 p.m. at The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets: $8-$10 at stonechurchvt.com.

Film

"The World in Claire's Classroom": 7 p.m. Screening and talk with filmmakers Lisa Merton and Alan Dater at Putney Public Library for discussion of their documentary about Westminster West teacher, Claire Oglesby. Putney Public Library is located at 55 Main St. Free.



Wednesday

Windham County

Miscellaneous

Poetry reading:
7 p.m. Toni Ortner, Tim Mayo, and Terry Hauptman Read Their Work at Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Free.



Ongoing

Windham County

Music

Marlboro Music:
Performances will be given on Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. from July 14 through Aug.12. There will be two special concerts on Fridays, Aug. 3 and 10 at 8 p.m. Further information and tickets may be obtained at marlboromusic.org or by calling 802-254-2394.

Dance

Paneurythmy, the Dance of Universal Harmony:
8 a.m. every Wednesday and Sunday through Sept. 21. An uplifting, energizing circle dance taught by Beinsa Douno of Bulgaria and danced around the World. Living Memorial Park, Guilford St., Brattleboro. Call 802-490-2213 for more information.

Miscellaneous

Gallery in the Woods: The Parallel Universe of Nancy Hayes. Hayes brings her "Edge" series of small, affordable paintings that can be randomly arranged in a series. Gallery in the Woods, 145 Main St., Brattleboro. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Art exhibit: SouthEast Regional Hub of the Vermont Pastel Society are showing selected original pastels at The Gleanery, 133 Main St., Putney. The show will be up through August. The artists are Carol Corliss, Monica Hastings, Lesley Heathcote, Deedee Jones, Pat McPike, Matthew Peake, Gill Truslow, Rodrica Tilley, Maggie Smith, and Carol Stephens.

Art exhibit: Crafter, seamstress, and quilter Carolyn Harris is the featured artist continuing through July at the Wardsboro Public Library, 170 Main St. Some of her work will be for sale and the proceeds will be donated to the library. For more information, call the library at 802-896-6988 or visit wardsborolibrary.org.

Gallery at the Garden:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Artists Basha Freudenberg "Pasture and Barnyard" and Peter Williams "Naive Omniscience." The River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Art exhibit: "DayDreams" by Torin Porter at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, will show through Aug. 12. For more information, call 802-251-8290, or email info@mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com.



Classes and workshops

Windham County

Cooking Class Series: Pizza Making with Kids 1 to 4 p.m. on July 15; Smoothies and Healthy Snacks for Kids. 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 19; in the newly renovated kitchen at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. The July and August classes are for children and are free. Registration for all classes is limited, and space must be reserved at nextstagearts.org.

Movin' Into Music: 10 to 10:45 a.m., Fridays. Geared toward children 1 to 5 years old, and their parents or caregivers, with instructor Kim Wallach. The first class is free. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro.

Monthly Painting from Life Group: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Alternating Tuesdays (year-round) and Saturdays (one per month) with instructor Jack Keledjian. Tuition is $80/day. To register and/or for complete list of the class dates contact JoAnn Denehy at jacksclassvt@gmail.com. Village Arts of Putney, 114 Westminster Road, Putney.

Ukulele workshop: 10 a.m. Local musician Jake Geppert of the Bondville Boys will present "Uke Can Read, Uke Can Rock!" July 14, 10 a.m. at the Dummerston Community Center, 150 West St., West Dummerston (off Route 30). As a group, kids will write and play a short rock song of their own. Participants are encouraged to bring a Uke if they have one and be ready to read, write, and rock! (Uke not required). Refreshments will be served. Call 802-258-9878 or email dummerstonvtlibrary@gmail.com to sign up. For more information about Jake and his music, visit jakegeppertsongs.com.


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