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Meet Gibson And His Friends

Gibson And His Friends, featuring singer-songwriter Gibson Chase-Pinkney on guitar along accompanying musicians, will perform a show of acoustic original songs on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets are $6, or $10 including a CD of Chase-Pinkney's most recent collection of songs.

The Met: Live in HD presents 'Madama Butterfly.'

The 2019-20 season of The Met: Live in HD continues at the Latchis Theatre this Saturday at 1 p.m., with Puccini's beloved tragic work "Madama Butterfly." It will be presented in the Latchis' main theatre.

Soprano Hui He takes on the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenor Andrea Care as the American naval officer who abandons her. Paulo Szot is Sharpless, alongside Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki, and Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella's sweeping production, a perennial audience favorite.

General admission is $22, $20 for Met Club Forever members and $10 for students.

Running time is 3 hours, 22 minutes, including two intermissions.

For questions or advance credit card purchases, please contact Jon Potter at 802-254-1109, ext. 3 or The 2019-20 season of The Met: Live in HD at the Latchis Theatre continues on Saturday, Nov. 23, with Philip Glass' "Akhnaten."

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Circle dance Sunday

A Community Circle Dance will be held Sunday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Aikido Studio,

11 Cottage St.. It will be led by Adrian Poincon and Cindy Kelly. All dances are taught and no partner is needed. All welcome, and donations are appreciated.

For more information, call Parker Huber at 802-257-9108, Mary Ellen Cannon at 603-631-0768 or check out

Brattleboro Contra Dance on Tuesday

Brattleboro Contra Dance will persent Mary Wesley from Burlington will be calling to the music of Uncle Worry & the Cass Hill Banditos, with Nate Paine on fiddle, Nathaniel Rowan on fiddle and banjo, and Larry Siegel on keyboard, from 7-10 p.m. Tuesday at The Stone Church, 210 Main St. If you're new to contra dancing, come at 7 p.m. for a brief intro lesson. No partner needed, and beginners are welcome; all dances are taught and called. Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes.

Admission: Adults $10-12, college students $8, youth $5.

Concert features Turkish music, instruments

The Nagme Quartet will presents a healing Turkish music concert on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St. Admission is by free will offering.

The music to be performed is contemporary expression of the beauty of modality from Turkey and from the various eastern Mediterranean traditions. It features Dr. Ayla Clark, performing on the kanun, a stringed harp-like instrument, along with Volkan Efe, Ron Smith and Tom Robertson.


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