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First Wednesday Program at Brooks Library: Photography as Fine Art: Alfred Steiglitz and Camera Work

Photographer, gallerist, and magazine editor Alfred Stieglitz was a seminal figure in the history of twentieth-century photography.

Middlebury College professor Kirsten Hoving examines Stieglitz’s work and his advocacy for photography as a fine art, with special attention to his quarterly journal Camera Work. Wednesday March 4th, 7 pm - 9 pm. 

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On Exhibit at Brooks Library in March

Lots of art at the Library this month! Mezzanine Wall & Main Floor: Student Art Month. The Arts Council of Windham County is inviting the community to join them in recognizing and honoring the many young people in Windham County who are involved in a wide range of the arts.

So, for the 34th consecutive year, they have set aside March as Student Art Month, a time to spotlight, through shows and events, the terrific kinds of work coming from our young people and the teachers and school programs which help these young artists to blossom. 

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Brattleboro Time Trade Spring Forward Extravaganza

Brattleboro Time Trade Spring Forward Extravaganza!

Come join in the fun! Gallery Walk Friday, March 6th is the First Annual Spring Forward Extravaganza hosted by the Brattleboro Time Trade!

Featuring:

MUSIC by The Snaz, Jesse Lepkoff and Luz Elena Morey • Silent Auction • Spring Gardening Show
• Dessert Bar and Cafe  • Raffles, games, free give-aways!

Brattleboro Time Trade members trade time (and not money), thereby building community & friendships, helping people share skills, meet needs and have fun!

Gallery Walk Friday, March 6 from 4:30 - 8:30 pm at the River Garden

More information available on our website

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BCTV Channel 8 & 10 Schedules for the Week of 3/2/15

BCTV Ch.8 schedule for the week of 3/2/15

Monday, March 2, 2015

12:00 am Ethan Allen Homestead: Reflecting on the Past

1:06 am The Last Pipe Keeper

1:30 am Valley Homegrown: Bay Rd 2/10/14

2:30 am VT Council on Rural Development: Climate Change Summit 2/18/15 Pt 1

4:00 am Road to Recovery: Join the Voices for Recovery

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Living Whist

Those who follow This Day In History on a regular basis might recall a couple of mentions of members of the community rehearsing to perform as cards for an upcoming entertaining exhibition of "Living Whist." Well, you will be pleased to know that the event was a success.

Below you'll find the almost complete account of the event as told in the Phoenix on March 3, 1895. (The scanned newspaper was torn in one place, so I copied as much as was available.)

If we have any whist players, perhaps the game could be explained a bit?

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5:45: 2/27/15

The Fairpoint workers strike is finally resolved on a Friday edition of 5:45 Live that includes more from the NRC with Thursday's NDCAP meeting, lots of town meeting prep and much more. Click here to find it at brattleboroTV.org.

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Weekend Comedy Series: Sinbad - Afros and Bellbottoms

A member of marching band and the math club. A basketball player. A member of the Air Force. Sinbad has been all of these things, but he is best known for comedy.

His style is very clean. I can almost avoid giving the warning for bad language with his show, in which he often comes across as a big kid, or maybe a nutty uncle. He seems like he would be fun to invite to a party.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

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FCC Vote Opens Opportunities

The Federal Communications Commission voted today to regulate broadband under Title II of the Communications Act. In ordinary speak, this is Net Neutrality. It eliminates threats of a multi-tiered system, where certain bandwidth costs more than other bandwidth depending on what you want to access.

The actual rules will be published in the near future, but the impact is a good one for anyone who has, or is wanting to start, a site on the internet. Your site will remain as accessible as all others.

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Brown Bag Lunch at the River Garden: Technology That You Can Borrow From Brooks Library

Bring your lunch and learn about tech toys you can borrow from Brooks Library! As part of the Strolling of the Heifers Brown Bag Lunch Series, Reference Librarian Jeanne Walsh and Library Director Jerry Carbone will talk about the technology that you can borrow from Brooks Memorial Library.

The library has pre-loaded Kindles, Nooks, and iPads and more. The library also has a LCD projector, Canon Digital camera, and portable screen, which were received as part of a Vermont Economic Development Project from the Vermont Department of Libraries. The policy and procedures needed to borrow these items will be reviewed at that time. 

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