Entertainment calendar Aug.10 through 16

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Windham County

Music

Kevin Parry open mic:
7 to 10 p.m. Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Free. 802-257-7563. For information and to sign up, visit kevinparrymusic.com.

The Equalites: 8 to 11 p.m. At Whetstone Station and Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro.

Funk Night: Live band, 9:30 p.m. at Metropolis, Elliot Street, Brattleboro.

Summer Faculty Showcase Concert: 8 p.m. Presented by Vermont Jazz Center at the Putney School (Currier Center), 418 Houghton Brook Road, Putney. Admission: $20 general, $15 student with valid ID.

Theater

"Appropriate":
7:30 p.m. at Next Stage, directed by Hallie Flower. Tickets are $15, general admission, available at nextstagearts.org, by phone reservation at 802-387-0071, or at the door. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. For more information, visit nextstagearts.org or call 802-387-0102, or email nextstagearts@gmail.com.

Miscellaneous

Book Lounge:
6 to 8 p.m., Dede Cummings and James Crews will discuss the process of editing a poetry manuscript and also picking the winning manuscript for a poetry prize. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Lori Schreiner: Noon to 1 p.m. Meet the artist of "Honoring the Children of Aleppo," an art exhibit that hangs in the River Garden for the month of August. 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Bennington County

Music

Manchester Music Festival:
5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Free. Pre-concert talk and recital at Southern Vermont Arts Center, 930 West Road, Manchester Center. Tickets may be purchased at mmfvt.org, or by calling 802-362-1956.

"Back To Their Roots" Tour 2017: 7 p.m. The Brothers McClurg. Blue Grass Gospel Music, Memorial Hall, 14 West Main St., Wilmington. No charge.

Theater

"Buyer & Cellar":
7:30 p.m. at Weston's OtherStages at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, Route 100. Tickets can be purchased by calling between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.



Friday

Windham County

Music

Jazz Fridays:
Darby Wolf Trio at the Lounge. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Live music: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Ray Mason, One Man and his Silvertone at Townshend Farmers Market located on the lawn of the West Townshend Country Store, Route 30.

Summer Student Showcase Concerts: Set 1 is from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Set 2 is from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Putney School (Currier Center), 418 Houghton Brook Road, Putney. Suggested donation: $5 at the door.

The Yankee Male Chorus: 7:30 p.m. 30-plus men singing in four-part-harmony songs from the sacred, popular, spiritual, Broadway, and novelty areas of music. Kurn Hattin Homes, 128 Mayo Road, Westminster. A free will offering may be taken during intermission.

Marlboro Music concert: 8 p.m. Mahler/Schoenberg: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Dean: Winter Songs; Benjamin: Viola, Viola; Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite; Marlboro Music Festival Orchestra; Leon Fleisher, conductor. For more information and tickets, visit marlboromusic.org or call 802-254-2394.

Dance

Summer Dances:
7 p.m. An evening of dance outdoors featuring original works of modern and contemporary dance to include choreography by company members and Brattleboro School of Dance faculty at the Rotary Ampitheater Stage in the Living Memorial Park, Brattleboro. Contact rhmusiclO@gmail.com or 802-254-6884 for more information. Tickets are $10 general admission and can be purchased on site one-half hour before the show.

Theater

"Table Manners":
7:30 p.m. Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy with Sam Murphy as Norman who shares family secrets at the dinner table. Reservations at 877-666-1855. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Main and Spring streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. For more information, visit atplayhouse.org.

"Appropriate":
7:30 p.m. at Next Stage, directed by Hallie Flower. Tickets are $15, general admission, available at nextstagearts.org, by phone reservation at 802-387-0071, or at the door. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. For more information, visit nextstagearts.org or call 802-387-0102, or email nextstagearts@gmail.com.

"The Wizard of Oz": 10:30 a.m. The Puppet People at the Living Memorial Park Rotary Theater, Brattleboro.

Film

"Sauti":
6 p.m. a documentary of young Africans fleeing their war-torn countries to a Ugandan refugee camp. Hooker-Dunham Theater and Gallery, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. Followed by refreshments and a discussion. Admission is $15. Tickets are available at the door or carrymekhome.org. For more information, visit hookerdunham.org.

Miscellaneous

Millennial Magic:
Noon to 1 p.m. Jonas Cain is an author and comedy magician specializing in encouraging others to live a more positive life with his signature blend of storytelling, magic show, and interactive lecture. River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Bennington County

Theater

"The Music Man":
"Seventy-six Trombones" is coming to the Weston Playhouse through Aug. 19 at the Weston Playhouse on the Village Green, 12 Park St., Weston. Show times are Tuesday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.

"Buyer & Cellar": 7:30 p.m. at Weston's OtherStages at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, Route 100. Tickets can be purchased by calling between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.

Miscellaneous

Author presentation:
7 p.m. Kathleen Seville presents "Rowing for Your Life." Saville holds two Guinness world records as the first woman to row across the North Atlantic and across two other oceans. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Center. For more information, call 802-362-2200.

Out of area

Music

The Miro Sprague/Daniel Rotem Quartet:
7:30 p.m. Pianist Miro Sprague and tenor saxophonist Daniel Rotem join forces with bassist Alex Boneham and drummer Roberto Giaquinto to present a concert of original jazz compositions and improvisations. Hawks & Reed Performing Art Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. For more information, hawksandreed.com

Zydeco Connection: 7 to 9 p.m. The Great Falls Discovery Center Coffee House, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass. Handicapped accessible. Suggested donation $6 to $12; Children are free. More information at 413- 863-3221 or greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org

Theater

"The Elixer of Love":
7 p.m., Opening night of the opera L'elisir d'amore. Guests at our premium seating will enjoy nibbles and wine provided by the Roundhouse Caf . Hubbard Hall Center, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495.



Saturday

Windham County

Music

"The Baron of Bare-ass Boogie":
8 p.m. Paul Winer (Sweet Pie) will be performing with The All-Star Sweet Stomp Orchestra, featuring Will Peroni on harp, Buddy Apfel on tuba and trombone, and Steve Hohstadt on guitar. Memorial Hall, 14 West Main St., Wilmington. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at the Village Pub, the Coffee House, the Old Red Mill Inn, Local Motorcar Services and brownpapertickets.com. Winer will also be at the Village Pub for a free meet-and-greet on Aug. 11, 12 and 13 at 3 p.m.

Marlboro Music concert: 8 p.m. Faur : Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 15; Dean: Epitaphs; Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8. For more information and tickets, visit marlboromusic.org or call 802-254-2394

Dance

Farm to Ballet:
6 p.m. "Bees and Friends" at the Retreat Farm, Route 30. A production of Ballet Vermont. For tickets and information, farmtoballet.org.

Theater

"Table Manners":
7:30 p.m. Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy with Sam Murphy as Norman who shares family secrets at the dinner table. Reservations at 877-666-1855. Actors Theare Playhouse, corner of Main and Spring streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. For more information, visit atplayhouse.org.

"Appropriate":
7:30 p.m. at Next Stage, directed by Hallie Flower. Tickets are $15, general admission, available at nextstagearts.org, by phone reservation at 802-387-0071, or at the door. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. For more information, visit nextstagearts.org or call 802-387-0102, or email nextstagearts@gmail.com.

"Puppet Crimes": 7 p.m. Two original works by Kalob Martinez and Jana Zeller in the tradition of hand puppetry at Sandglass Theater, 17 Kimball Hill, Putney. Tickets are $16 general admission, $14 for students and seniors. Reservations at info@sandglasstheater.org or 802-387-4051.

Gathering in Gratitude: 2 and 7 p.m. Theatrical happenings with live music, storytelling, dance and a focus on audience participation. In 118 Elliot, at 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. A suggested donation of $10 or as able. For more information, visit mahaloartcenter.org. A film, "The Source," outlining the process, can also be found on the website.

Bennington County

Music

Manchester Music Festival:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. Master class at Miller Home, Bondville. Cost is $10. For more information, 802-362-1956 or mmfvt.org.

Lustre Kings: 1 to 4 p.m. Live on the Sun Deck (weather permitting). Bromley Mountain Resort. Free at the park.

Dance

"Ballet Returns to SVAC"
7:30 p.m. Members of the American Ballet Theatre and Friends in the Arkell Pavilion. Excerpts from Swan Lake, Giselle, Les Sylphides, and more. New choreiography of Satie's Gnossiennes and original staging of "The Dance of the Hours." Tickets can be purchased at svac.org or by calling 802-362-1405. The watercolors of Ogden Pleissner will be featured in a special exhibition in Gallery I of Yester House through Labor Day weekend.

Theater

"The Music Man":
"Seventy-six Trombones" is coming to the Weston Playhouse playing through Aug. 19 at the Weston Playhouse on the Village Green, 12 Park St. Show times are Tuesday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m, Wednesday and Saturday matinees, 2 p.m., and Sunday matinees, 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288, or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.

"Buyer & Cellar": 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Weston's OtherStages at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, Route 100. Tickets can be purchased by calling between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.

Film

Howard Frank Mosher Tribute:
6 p.m. Filmmaker Jay Craven to present film screening of "Where the Rivers Flow North." Craven has made five "Vermont Westerns" during his 28-year collaboration with Mosher. Craven will present a 20-minute talk, "My Life, So Far, With Howard." A ticketed event at Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Center. For more information, call 802-362-2200.

Theater

"The Elixer of Love":
7 p.m. for the opera L'elisir d'amore. Guests at our premium seating will enjoy nibbles and wine provided by the Roundhouse Caf . Hubbard Hall Center, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495.

Out of area

The Yankee Male Chorus:
7:30 p.m. 30-plus men singing in four-part-harmony songs from the sacred, popular, spiritual, Broadway, and novelty areas of music. First Baptist Church, 80 Main St., Chester. A free will offering may be taken during intermission.



Sunday

Windham County

Live Music:
5 p.m., Ernesto at the Whetstone Station in the Bier Garten. 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro.

Marlboro Music concert: 2:30 p.m. Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major, Op. 87; Dvorak: Serenade in D Minor, Op. 44, B. 77; Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C Major, K. 425, "Linz"; Marlboro Music Festival Orchestra; Leon Fleisher, conductor. For more information visit marlboromusic.org or call 802-254-2394.

Dance

Community Circle Dance:
3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Gene Podhurst. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768 or brattleborocircledance.org.

Summer Dances: 7 p.m. An evening of dance outdoors featuring original works of modern and contemporary dance to include choreography by company members and Brattleboro School of Dance faculty at the Rotary Ampitheater Stage in the Living Memorial Park, Brattleboro. Contact rhmusiclO@gmail.com or 802-254-6884 for more information. Tickets are $10 general admission and can be purchased on site one-half hour before the show.

Bennington County

Music

Manchester Music Festival
: 2 p.m. Young Artists Concert at Southern Vermont Arts Center, 930 West Road, Manchester Center. Tickets may be purchased at mmfvt.org, or by calling 802-362-1956.

Miscellaneous

"Decoding the Trump Administration":
8 p.m. David E. Sanger to give a special one-night-only lecture at the Weston Playhouse. It includes Sanger's take on current events, and a moderated audience question and answer session, followed by a dessert reception with an opportunity to meet, mingle, and discuss. $45 admission to benefit the non-profit Weston Playhouse Theatre Company. To reserve, visit westonplayhouse.org or call 802-824-5288.

Theater

"Buyer & Cellar":
3 p.m. at Weston's OtherStages at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, Route 100. Tickets can be purchased by calling between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.



Monday

Windham County

Music

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

Tuesday

Bennington County

Theater

"The Music Man":
"Seventy-six Trombones" is coming to the Weston Playhouse, playing through Aug. 19 at the Weston Playhouse on the Village Green, 12 Park St. Show times are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.

"Buyer & Cellar": 7:30 p.m. at Weston's OtherStages at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, Route 100. Tickets can be purchased by calling between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.



Wednesday

Windham County

Music

Open Mic:
9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Metropolis, Elliot Street, Brattleboro.

Bennington County

"The Music Man":
"Seventy-six Trombones" is coming to the Weston Playhouse playing through Aug. 19 at the Weston Playhouse on the Village Green, 12 Park St. Show times are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 802-824- 5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.

"Buyer & Cellar": 7:30 p.m. at Weston's OtherStages at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, Route 100. Tickets can be purchased by calling between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 802-824-5288 or by visiting westonplayhouse.org.

"The Elixer of Love": 7 p.m. for the opera L'elisir d'amore. Guests at our premium seating will enjoy nibbles and wine provided by the Roundhouse Caf . Hubbard Hall Center, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495.

Film

1950s Manchester in Film:
6 p.m. Karan Sheldon, co-founder of Northeast Historic Film, will share historic video of Manchester in the event barn at the Inn at Manchester, 3867 Main St., Manchester. Sheldon will show selections from 37 reels of film taken by Anna B. Harris in Manchester between 1949 and 1958. Free and open to the public. For more information, email info@manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org or call 802-549-4582.



Ongoing

Windham County

Miscellaneous

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. For more information, call 802-463-4270.

Art exhibit: Gerarde (Jay) Ducette's August exhibit at the Crowell Gallery presents Reflective Works: Trompe l'oeil watercolor. On view through August. Moore Free Library, 23 West St., Newfane.

Lay of the land: Paintings by Julia Jensen on view through Aug. 22 in the Next Stage Gallery, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney.

Art exhibit: The Art of Poetry. Paintings and poems by Lynn Martin on exhibit through Aug. 31. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 29 South St., West Brattleboro.

Art exhibits: The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) "Wolf Kahn: Density & Transparency," sponsored by Foard Panel, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," "Lost Porches: Nathalie Miebach," "Spaceship of Dreams: William Chambers," "Boundaries, Balance, and Confinement: Mary Admasian," and "Free Fall: Barbara Garber." The museum is open every day except Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $4 for students. Members and children 18 and under are admitted free of charge. Located at the intersection of Main Street and routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, the museum is wheelchair accessible. For more information, call 802-257-0124 or visit brattleboromuseum.org.

Estey Organ Museum: Saturday and Sunday 2 to 4 p.m., through October. At the Estey Organ Factory, 108 Birge St., in the rear. See and play organs of many styles and sizes. Walk through a working pipe organ. Learn about Brattleboro's industrial past. Information, at esteyorganmuseum.org.

Art exhibit: "Oils and Watercolors" side by side solo exhibition by Petria Mitchell and Jim Giddings at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro. The exhibit will continue through Sept. 17, with an artist talk Saturday, Aug. 19 at 5 p.m.

Louisa May Alcott exhibit: At the Walpole Historical Society Museum and Gift Shop, open every Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. 32 Main St., Walpole, N.H.

Art exhibit: Landscapes by Dummerston artist Greg Moschetti on display in the halls of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Belmont Avenue, Brattleboro, through December. All the paintings are for sale and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Strolling of the Heifers' culinary apprenticeship program.

"Beyond Readsboro — Contemporary Studio Glass": Confluence is hosting an invitational exhibit featuring the finest studio glass artists in the region. It runs through Sept. 10. Confluence is located at 7012 Main St., Route 100, Readsboro. The gallery is open Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., and by appointment. For information, call 802-423-5600.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Grandma Moses:
American Modern. Together with the new paintings on loan in the permanent gallery, over 70 works of this great American modern folk artist. This special exhibition pairs her paintings and ephemera alongside fellow folk artists, as well as her modernist contemporaries and counterparts associated as "high art" including key paintings and ephemera by iconic artists such as Joseph Cornell, Helen Frankenthaler, Edward Hicks, Morris Hirshfield, Joseph Pickett, and Andy Warhol. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. On view through Nov. 5.

Photography exhibit: "I Choose Film" at the Southern Vermont Art Center featuring 20 living artists from around the world, each working with film in a unique way. Running through Aug. 27. For more information, contact the Southern Vermont Art Center at 802-362-1405 or info@svac.org. SVAC hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Open to the public. Admission is free. 930 SVAC Drive, West Road, Manchester.

Art exhibit: Richard Heller: "Hidden and Revealed," new studies on Yupo paper, framed. Heller explores mandala like, ephemeral patterns that seem to be half hidden, half revealed. Peter Karner: Chunky, definite, functional everyday high fire stoneware using complex lustre, wax resist, and brushwork on the surface of the clay, reminiscent of textile. Continuing: William Hays: Award winning linocuts capturing the magical landscape of southern Vermont. Nicheibei Pottery: New Salt Glazed folk Japanese pottery by Mikio Matsumoto and Chery Constantini. Gallery in the Woods, 145 Main St., Brattleboro.

"The Legend of Georgia McBride": Dorset Theatre Festival under the direction of Stephen Brackett, runs through Aug. 19. All performances take place at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset. For tickets, call 802-867-2223, ext. 2, Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. (8 p.m. on performance days). For more information, visit dorsettheatrefestival.org.

Out of area

Great Hall Art Display:
through Aug. 27. The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape Photographs of New Americans by Mark Chester. This exhibit of inspirational portraits, presented by nationally known professional photographer Mark Chester. Reception on Aug. 27, 4 to 6 p.m. 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass.

Art exhibit: Yechel Gagnon — New Work at The Barn at 28 Main Street, Walpole, N.H. On view through Sept. 2.








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