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Weekend Concert Series: With A Little Help From My Friends, Joe Cocker / John Belushi

In my opinion John Belushi playing Joe Cocker is the funniest video of all time.

At Woodstock in 1969 Joe Cocker delivered this performance of his rendition of the Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends." Joe Cockers' passionate performance sounded great, but his stage antics are utterly bizarre and ridiculous. Watch this video first.


"What If" Brattleboro and Mary Cabot at Brattleboro History Center

The Brattleboro History Center invites everyone to come see new exhibits during Gallery Walk this Friday evening and throughout the month of September.

One new exhibit is a collaboration with the Brattleboro Planning Services called “What If” Brattleboro - An Exhibit of Unfinished Plans” and shows a collection of planning documents for Brattleboro projects that were never built or only partially completed.


BCTV 2013 Fall Lineup: Video Production Classes for Everyone

Share your interests and ideas with regional cable viewers
through video! BCTV offers training and video production equipment to volunteers who want to make programming for broadcast on cable channels 8 and 10. BCTV provides free equipment and technical support to anyone who is trained.

Call 257-0888, email info@brattleborotv.org
or go to www.brattleborotv.org to register online. Cost of all classes is $20 per person; space in class is reserved at time of payment. All classes are at BCTV in the Brattleboro Municipal Center. BCTV is community television by and for residents of Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Jamaica, Newfane, Putney, Townshend and Vernon, VT.


BCTV's Video Calendar: 9/5/13 - Gallery Walk, VT Yankee Protest Photos, Puppets in Paradise

Brattleboro's series of autumn Gallery Walks gets under way with "Taking Power: Photos from the People’s Movement to Shut Down VT Yankee", followed by a bustling weekend that includes Puppets in Paradise from the Sandglass Theater, the 2013 Day of Caring from United Way of Windham County, and Brattleboro's own Walk to End Alzheimer's...all hosted in grand fashion with this week's calendar posted on BCTV's 90 inch 3D interactive video wall.


Jazz From Row Six Book Talk

Jazz From Row Six Book Talk

Join photographer Jean Germain on Wednesday, September 4, at 7 PM, in the Meeting Room for a talk on her great book of jazz musicians.

Whether it is Bucky and John Pizzarelli jamming together or Eartha Kitt showing that she still has "it" at age 80, Jazz From Row Six is a book filled with exciting photographs of legendary musicians performing America's original art form. Along with the 100 photographs are personal anecdotes documenting a snapshot in the history of the big band sound.


Sandglass Theater's Puppets in Paradise is This Weekend!

On Saturday and Sunday, September 7 and 8 from 10am-4pm, Sandglass Theater announces the return of local favorite, Puppets in Paradise, a two-day extravaganza of performance, food, and community. “Paradise” is the enchanted setting of landscape architects Gordon and Mary Hayward’s gardens. Walk the gardens, take in the colors and smells of lush herbs, flowers, and other beautiful flora as you meet puppets, theater artists and musicians around each corner and behind every bush. The “Puppets” are 10 spectacular and entertaining short performances presented throughout the day among the flora. Food and refreshments add to the delight of a beautiful day.


The BCTV Weekender: 9/6/13 - BUHS Football, Putney Motocross, Guilford Fair

The Colonel Boys' opening night win at Natowich Field headlines this Labor Day weekend edition of 5:45 Live's web special--with the Putney leg of the J-Day Offroad Challenge and the ever-popular Guilford Fair joining the ensemble cast of events.


Filmmaker Ken Burns to Appear at Latchis Theatre's Grand Re-Opening October 19, 7:30 p.m.

Join renowned documentarian and filmmaker Ken Burns for the Grand Re-Opening of the Latchis Theatre following two and a half months of renovation and restoration in the historic auditorium.

Long-time friend of the Latchis Theatre, Ken Burns will preview an entire episode of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Episode 5 1933-1939  "The Rising Road" which focuses on the late 1930's (same as the Latchis!).  He will introduce the segment and answer questions afterwards.

This is a world premiere, as the series won't be released until 2014. 


BCTV Channel 8 & 10 Schedules for the Week of 9/2/13

BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 9-2-13 

Monday September 2                 

12:00 am      The Opiate Effect Community Conversation

2:00 am       FSTV Overnight

4:00 am       Eathan Allen Homestead: The Benning Wentworth Grants of 1763

5:00 am       The Songwriter’s Notebook Ep.95

5:30 am       Danger Men Cooking Ep. 001


FOMAG Sunday Outdoor Orchestra Concert Will Be Outdoors

Today's outdoor orchestra concert will take place as intended on the lawn at the Guilford Organ Barn!

Bring your umbrellas, raincoats, and waterproof grass-sitting gear, but so far things are looking good...we will monitor Dopple Radar all afternoon to be prepared if any significant precipitation approaches.

Lunch starts serving at noon, music at 2, follow signs from Guilford Country Store and allow 30 minutes to get to the barn from Brattleboro.  Directions may also be found at www.fomag.org


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