Entertainment calendar for April 12 to 18

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Thursday

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.

Wyld Nightz Band!:
9:30 p.m. to midnight. Whetstone Station & Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro.

Lorelei Ensemble:
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall, Keene State College. Ticket prices range from $18 to $20 and $5 for KSC students. For tickets, call the Redfern box office at 603-358-2168 or at keene.edu/arts/redfern.

Theater

"Twelfth Night":
10:30 a.m. New England Youth Theatre's Theatre Adventure presents William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at the West Village Meeting House, 29 South St., West Brattleboro. Tickets for these performances are $10 each.

Miscellaneous


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

Roundtable Discussion Series: 6 to 7 p.m. Writing the "Book on the Printing & Publishing History of Brattleboro" at 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. Peoples, Places, and the History of Words in Brattleboro, Vermont (Brattleboro Words Project). Free. For more information visit brattleborowordsproject.org or email BrattleboroWords@gmail.com.

Sub Rosa: 8 p.m. an intimate evening of circus at The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. An evening of sexy quips and quirks for adults aged 21 and up — to benefit the New England Center for Circus Arts where creativity and amazing feats grow. There will be a bar serving alcohol, with lots of interactive bits and dancing. Tickets at necenterforcircusarts.org.

Keene Idol Returns: 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Taylor's Tavern, 238 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. Call for auditions with registration and check-in. With an adult $5,000 grand prize at stake, there will be five audition opportunities for adults and youth in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. Videotaped auditions. For audition details and event rules, visit keeneidol.com.

Friday

Music

Blanche Moyse Chorale: 7:30 p.m. Reflections on the Passage of Time, Stone Church Center, Bellows Falls. General ticket prices are $18 in advance, $20 at the door, and $5 for students.

Solo Piano Fest: 8 p.m. Feature concert by Vermont Jazz Center at the Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro. Kirk Lightsey and Harold Danko in solo and duo performances. Tickets at vtjazz.org.

Bella's Bartok with Medusa's Disco: 8 p.m. A night of music, art, theatre, and musical mayhem with Bella's Bartok and special guests Medusa's Disco. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at brownpapertickets.com. The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro.

BrattRock Lounge: 6 to 7:30 pm. Meet and greet/pizza party. at the Boys and Girls Club of Brattleboro for teen musicians/music fans. 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Also, a free live concert featuring several area youth bands. Open to teens interested in connecting with other youth musicians in the area, including those who have been, or would like to be, a part of BrattRock events. Open to all including for supporting roles.

Lenny Zarcone: 7 to 9 p.m. Great Falls Coffeehouse presents Frank Sinatra tunes, the great American songbook, jazz standards, and pop music. Refreshments available. Suggested donations to support educational programming at the Center. Museum and store open during intermission. Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass.

Theater

"The Laramie Project": 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre presents the play by Moises Kaufman, directed by Hallie Flower at NEYT, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets may be purchased in advance at neyt.org, in person at the NEYT.

"Wayward Home": 7:30 p.m. The story of how a flood affects a family is told through the eyes of three storytellers in a musical at Main Street Arts, 35 Main St., Saxtons River. Tickets for the performance are $15 in advance and $18 at the door for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger. They can be purchased at mainstreetarts.org or by contacting 802-869-2960 or info@mainstreetarts.org.

"Twelfth Night": 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre's Theatre Adventure presents William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at the West Village Meeting House, 29 South St., West Brattleboro. Tickets for these performances are $10 each; discounted group tickets are available upon request.

Miscellaneous

Book discussion:
10 a.m. to noon. at Village Square Booksellers, The Square, Bellows Falls. Led by Myles to discuss "All The President's Men" by Woodward and Bernstein who smashed the Watergate scandal wide open, tell the behind-the-scenes drama the way it really happened. Books are available at the store and receive a 20 percent discount for our in-house book clubs. Pick up your copies of books at the bookstore and sign up to attend at the store or call 802-463-9404. Light refreshments will be served at all sessions.

Saturday


Music

Solo Piano Fest: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Concerts on the hour by Vermont Jazz Center at the Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro. Feature concert at 8 p.m. with Helen Sung and Christian Sands in solo and duo performances. Tickets at vtjazz.org.

Music for a Sunday Afternoon:
3 p.m. in Ragle Hall, Serkin Center, Marlboro College. Four established musicians who have dedicated their professional lives to chamber music, the Samara Piano Quartet. 2582 South Road, Marlboro. For more information, 802-257-4333.

"Deeper Than The Skin Concert":
7 p.m. Building bridges across the racial divide with singer-songwriters Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway. All Soul's Church, 29 South St., West Brattleboro. Tickets range from $5 to $25 at Everyone's Books in Brattleboro, online at deeperthantheskin.brownpapertickets.com and at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Information at 802-490-2052.

The Festival of the Sublime: 4 to 10:30 p.m. A fundraiser to benefit the gathering hall project at Mahalo. 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. Family concert, silent auction, 50/50 raffle and other raffles. Concert with Luz Elena and friends, sound healing, belly dancing with Crystal. light meditation andspiral dance led by Ami Ji Schmid and DJ dance party. Contact Luz Elena Morey 802-451-9495, or luzelenamorey@gmail.com.

Impulse Ensemble with Aura Shards:
8 p.m. An evening of world music, spoken word, jazz, and enticing rhythms. Tickets at brownpapertickets.com/event/3380706, The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro.

Concert:
7:30 p.m. Patty Larkin. The urban-folk/pop music phenomenon presents a CD-release show of American folk music at Next Stage. Tickets $22 at nextstagearts.org or $25 at the door. 15 Kimball Hill, Putney.

Duo Live Oak:
7:30 p.m., Nancy Knowles and Frank Wallace at The Chapel at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls. Tickets in advance are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors, and $45 for premium seats. At the door, prices increase by $5. Information and tickets at Village Square Booksellers, The Square in Bellows Falls, 802-460-0110, andstonechurcharts.org.

Mud on the Door concert
: 4 p.m. A celebration of all things spring. St. Mary's in the Mountains, 13 E. Main St., Wilmington. A casual concert of light-hearted music, which will raise funds for SVTRC, by free will donation.

Dance

2nd Saturday West Coast Swing:
7 p.m West Coast lesson, 8 to 10 p.m. dancing with mixed rhythms, refreshments. Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St., Brattleboro. $12/lesson and/or dance (carry your dance shoes) information at ray@shallwedance.biz; 802-579-9990.

Theater


"The Laramie Project": 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre presents the play by Moises Kaufman, directed by Hallie Flower at NEYT, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets may be purchased in advance at neyt.org, in person at the NEYT.

"An Evening of Comedy with Robyn Schall":
8 p.m. A blend of stand-up, sketch and improv will make this an event not to miss. BYOB. A fundraiser for Strolling of the Heifers' Farm-To-Table Apprenticeship Program. Tickets are priced from $20 to $40 and are available at strollingoftheheifers.com/robyn-schall. The River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

"Wayward Home": 7:30 p.m. The story of how a flood affects a family is told through the eyes of three storytellers in a musical at Main Street Arts, 35 Main St., Saxtons River. Tickets for the performance are $15 in advance and $18 at the door for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger at mainstreetarts.org or 802-869-2960 or info@mainstreetarts.org.

Film

"Negotiating with Nature":
7 p.m. a film about our relationship with the natural world, at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Compelling and deeply human, the documentary examines how the widening disconnect with nature is shaping our lives, from many perspectives. For more information, visitlatchisarts.org or negotiatingwithnature.com.

Miscellaneous

Poetry Open Mic: 1 p.m. Village Square Booksellers, the Square, Bellows Falls.with author and poet Jim Fowler. Poets take turns reading from their works or a favorite book. The poets sit around a circle. Call 802-463-9404 for event reservations.

Sunday


Music


Solo Piano Fest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Concerts on the hour by Vermont Jazz Center at the center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Feature concert at 4 p.m. with David Berkman. Tickets at vtjazz.org.

Samirah Evans: 6 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m. The Joe Belmont Experience with Samirah Evans who will present more of her funkier arrangements with songs that lean towards an R&B feel for this show. $10 in advance at ticketfly.com, $15 at door. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass.

Dance

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

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

Theater

"The Laramie Project":
2 p.m. New England Youth Theatre presents the groundbreaking play by Moises Kaufman, directed by Hallie Flower,at NEYT, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. Tickets may be purchased in advance at neyt.org, in person at the NEYT Box Office, or by phone 802 -246-6398 from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Film


Movies for Kids: 4 p.m. The theme is April fools in April. This Sunday, "Austin Powers — International Man of Mystery." Mike Myers stars in this comedy, action adventure, spy movie parody as swinging '60s mod hipster spy Austin Powers, and as his nemesis Dr. Evil. This film is rated PG-13. At the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Admission is by donation.

Blanche Moyse Chorale:
Reflections on the Passage of Time, 4 p.m. Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. General ticket prices are $18 in advance, $20 at the door, and $5 for students (college included).Visit bmcvt.org for more information.

Miscellaneous

Artist's workshop:
7 to 9 p.m. The Hooker-Dunham Theater and Gallery is launching a new "incubator" project. Writers and actors may meet bi-weekly to discuss their work, to read works-in progress, and to present their work to each other on the Hooker-Dunham stage. To meet every other Sunday for a series of six sessions. Anyone may join. If interested, send an email to HD-TandG@sover.net or via the contact page at hookerdunham. org. 139 Main St., Brattleboro.

Monday

Music

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

Film

"Being Mortal":
7 to 9 p.m. The Frontline documentary with author Atul Gawande, MD, followed by a discussion and light refreshments. Questions answered about Advance Directives by Taking Steps Brattleboro volunteers. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro.

Tuesday

Music


Seniors `Singing Strong!':
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. A program for seniors who love to sing in the Brattleboro Music Center's Recital Hall each Tuesday through May 1. $65 for eight weekly sessions. Call BMC at 802-257-4523 for further information and to register.

Miscellaneous

Sing and Dance at the Library:
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A free hour-long engaging musical event for families with children age 5 and under. Sponsored by the Friends of Brooks Memorial Library, "Sing and Dance" is part of the Month of the Young Child celebration.

Wednesday

Dance

West African drum and dance class:
6 to 7 p.m. for drum class, (bring a drum if you can) $10; 7 to 8:30 p.m. for dance class, sliding scale $12 to $15. Pape Ba instructor, Derrik Jordan, Lisa Newell and friends will accompany on drums for all levels. At 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

"Shall We Dance?": 6 p.m. West Coast Swing "Basics Plus" (ongoing); and 7 p.m. Cha Cha (5-week series) On The Waterfront, 464 Putney Road, Brattleboro (around back). For more information contact ray@shallwedance.biz or 802 579-9990.

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

Miscellaneous

Panel discussion:
8:30 p.m. "Where Why When How What?" discussion by a panel which includes Attorney Ed Burk, Dr. Robert Tortolani, Cindy Jerome, Executive director of Bradley House and Holton Home, and ER Nurse Shabir Kamal to answer any questions, presented by Taking Steps Brattleboro. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro.




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