Five events not to miss in Windham County this weekend
Bobby Watson and Horizon: Jazz supergroup performs at the Vermont Jazz Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, as Rising Stars Jazz Award-winner Giveton Gelin (trumpet) joins original members Edward Simon (piano), bassist Carroll V. Dashiell (bass) and Victor Lewis (drums) with Watson (saxophone), who's played with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. Tickets $20 general admission, $15 for students with I.D., available online at vtjazz.org, email at email@example.com, and at In the Moment in Brattleboro, or by calling 802-254-9088.
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"Please, sir, I want some more." Brattleboro Union High School's music department presents the musical "Oliver!" Thursday at 4 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets can be purchased in the BUHS front office Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. or at the box office before each performance. For more, call 802-451-3407 or visit buhs.wsesdvt.org.
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Laughs Before Love: Comedy show at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Stone Church features Jess Miller of OMG comedy, with Jesse Baade (Nick at Nite's Funniest Moms), Comedy as a Weapon founder Tim Lovett (Jessica Kirson), special guests Lauren Cahillane and William Forchion, and host Kim DeShields. Tickets $15 at stonechurchvt.com
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Cinema: Epsilon Spires screens "Picnic at Hanging Rock" (1975) at 7 p.m. Friday. Director Peter Weir (Dead Poet's Society, The Truman Show, The Year of Living Dangerously) opened a new age of Australian cinema with this exploration of class and sexual repression. Musicians Anomali & Ophelia open with an atmospheric set of electronic music layered with double bass, vocals, and vibraphone. Donation $15-$20 on sliding scale. More: epsilonspires.org
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Rock Me Amadeus: Latchis Arts' 'Great Composers" film series continues with "In Search of Mozart" at 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, as viewers undertake a 2,500-mile journey along every route Mozart followed and traces the genius composer's life through his music and letters. Admission $12, $6 for students. More: latchisars.org or 802-254-1109, ext. 3.
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