The Jeremy Kittel Band bring their Celtic/bluegrass/gypsy-jazz fiesta to the Hooker Dunham Theater, Fri. July 10, 7:30pm.
Grammy-nominated fiddler JEREMY KITTEL (Turtle Island String Quartet, My Morning Jacket, Aoife O'Donovan), Florida mandolin prodigy JOSH PINKHAM (David Grisman), & Vancouver guitar whiz QUINN BACHAND (Ashley MacIsaac) are all up-and-coming acoustic stars.
Together, they blaze with musicality, chops, and a "sheer about-to-burst enthusiasm" (Strings Magazine).
MONDAY MORNING MOVIES at BRATTLEBORO SENIOR CENTER
MOVIES FOR JULY
WE CAN LEARN
Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lawrance Fisburne, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Andre Braugher, Sissy Spacek, Miriam Thompson, Danny Glover, Daryl Hannah & Antonio Vilaraigosa.
VtDigger reports today that most of the newsroom staff at the Brattleboro Reformer was laid off on Friday (June 26, 2015) . The Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal were also reduced to "skeleton crews" by New England Newspapers. Only Dominic Poli and Howard Weiss-Tisman remain--with no editorial staff.
What is a zine?
Zines are small or mini magazines that you can create! Zines can be comics, or stories or anything you want. Make a zine about the most amazing trip ever. Make a zine about something you are passionate about. Make a zine about anything you want and it will be awesome. Two local zine makers, comic drawers, and super artists, Jo Dery and Hannah Cummins, will be there to give tips and tricks to make the best zines.
Draw your own pictures. Write your own words. Make your own zine.
BCTV Channel 8 Schedule Week of 6/29/15 - Thank You!
Monday, June 29, 2015
12:00 am Road to Recovery: Overcoming Trauma and Violence
1:00 am VT Economic Resiliency Initiative 4/23/15
2:25 am Norwich Bookstore Presents: Robert Santulli and Kesstan Blandin
3:30 am Organic Politics: Applying for R Credits 5/7/15
4:00 am SAFSTOR: 6/24/15 - Ken Swanger
Thursday July 30, 10 - 11:30 am at Centre Congregational Church in downtown Brattleboro. (The July 2 sing has been cancelled.)
Wednesday July 8 and Wednesday July 22, 7 - 8:30 pm at All Souls Church in West Brattleboro.
Come sing along with your friends and neighbors under the leadership of Women's Chorus director Becky Graber. We'll sing a variety of songs - Broadway, Folk, Rock, Jazz, and Old time Songs of Summer - with word sheets provided.
A Request for Proposal is now open for a much ballyhooed Our Town Grant. The RFP states the grant is…"one of inaugural creative placemaking, that magnifies the role the Arts play in Brattleboro, and should inspire the community towards the imagination and creation of public art." To these ends, I hereby submit two entries to the readers of this site, for consideration, potential collaboration and probable comment.
Tale of the Tape
Everyone knows Groucho Marx, right? He and his Marx brothers made vaudeville and movie history, he hosted a popular game show as television got started, and here, appeared on the Dick Cavett show in September of 1969.
Groucho has spawned imitators. Alan Alda paid tribute to him on an almost weekly basis during the years M.A.S.H. was on the air. Locally, we’ve had stage performances of Marx Bros. movies.
A visiting American guy and Murphy go into an Irish pastry shop. The American whisks three cookies into his pocket with lightning speed. The baker doesn't even notice. The American says to Murphy, "You see how clever we are? You Paddies can never beat that!"
Murphy says to the American, "Watch dis, any Paddy is smarter din you, and I'll prove it to ya." He says to the baker, "Gimme a cookie, I'll show ya a magic trick!"
The baker gives him the cookie, which he promptly eats. Then he says to the baker, "Gimme anudder cookie for me magic trick."
The Supreme Court of the United States has declared that LGBTQ couples are now free to marry in all 50 states. This is huge!
A long, bitter and frustrating fight for equal rights has culminated in a victory. This is a wonderful day worthy of much celebration! Thank you SCOTUS for making the right decision.