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Dunham Shoe Factory and Cecilia Zabala at Next Stage on Friday, February 3

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present an evening of world music featuring contemporary acoustic ensemble Dunham Shoe Factory (Anna Patton, Mac Ritchey, Todd Roach and Dave Haughey), plus Argentine guitarist, singer and composer Cecilia Zabala with Brazilian pianist Philippe Baden Powell, at Next Stage on Friday, February 3 at 7:30 pm.

Dunham Shoe Factory​ plays original compositions influenced by world traditions. Combining the clarinet, oud, percussion and cello, their music draws from a myriad of styles including Brazilian, Egyptian, Jazz, Turkish, Classical and Indian music. The result is a musical experience ​that is exuberant and soulful.

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Movie Monday in February

February Showings

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Movies starring:

Feb 6TH - Margaret Sullivan, Jimmy Stewart –10 am

Feb 13th - Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, Jimmy Stewart – 9:30 am

Feb 27th – Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud – 10 am

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Mitchell - Giddings Fine Arts presents "Spring Visions," February 3 - March 12

February 2- March 12: Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts is pleased to present Spring Visions, a new group exhibition expanding upon December’s Winter Group. The show will feature a new selection of work by gallery artists, including Emily Mason, Torin Porter, Anne Johnstone, Eric Boyer, Jon Gregg, Tiffany Heerema and Robin Cheung. An opening reception will be held on Friday, February 3 during Gallery Walk starting at 5:30pm.  An Artist Forum of featured artists will take place on Saturday, February 25 from 5-7pm.

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 1/30/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/30/17

Monday, January 30, 2017

12:00 am Standing Rock Report at the Peace and Justice Center

2:05 am Spotlight on VT Issues: VT Health Care

3:30 am Ensemble Amphion - Jesse Lepkoff and friends

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The Giant Snow Head of 2017

Every winter, the Unverity of Brattleboro Art Faculty get together and create a giant snow head from a pile of snow in Brattleboro, in a fairly rudimentary salute to Brattleboro's famed sculpture, Larkin Mead. 

Here is this year's figure, created from a snow pile at the New England Youth Theater.

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Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts presents "Winter Group Forum" Saturday, January 28

Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts is pleased to announce an Artist Forum for their Winter Group show on Saturday, January 28 from 5-7pm. The Forum will be a “roaming” style talk, featuring artists Petria Mitchell, Jim Giddings, Will Finkel, Anne Johnstone, Gene Parulis, Michele Ratté, and Chris Triebert.

Petria Mitchell of Brattleboro has been a painter for over 40 years, creating lush and ethereal landscapes. Jim Giddings paints richly textured surfaces carrying psychological and physical nuance. Painter and collage artist Anne Johnstone from Somerville, MA works in mixed media, oil, and wax, using distortion and exaggeration to convey a curiously heightened emotional response.

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BHS Podcast e85 - When History Happens Over the Weekend: A BAMS 7th Grader Marches in Washington

Windham County women have long been involved in the fight for Women's Rights. Here's the story of Ada, who marched in Washington this last weekend, and Clarina Nichols who argued for women's' rights before the Vermont legislature; two women separated by close to two centuries, united in the cause of justice...

 

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Super Groundhog Day Dance Party Downtown Feb 2

If you’ve been hibernating like the groundhog this winter, here’s a special press alert just for you: Groundhog Day is a great day for groundhogs of all ages to poke their heads out of their burrows — and go dancing.  WVEW Community Radio is hosting a dance party at 118 Elliot Street on Thursday, February 2, 2017 starting at 7:00PM.  You too can boogy down with us.  There will be an array of talented DJs, including yours truly and Chris Grotke, wearing our other hats as co-hosts of WVEW radio show Bubble Wrap.  With this line-up, expect lots of great dance music no matter what you like to dance to.  Trust us, it will be groovy.

So come on down next Thursday night, February 2, and have a great time dancing to some of the best dance music in town.  Better than karaoke!  Burns calories!  You can even sing along…

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 1/23/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/23/17

Monday, January 23, 2017

12:00 am 2016 Bratt Lit Fest: Bill Littlefield, Glenn Stout

1:00 am 2016 Tiny House Fest #8: Housing Needs & Creative Solutions

2:00 am Standing Rock Report at the Peace and Justice Center

4:05 am Matin Luther King Jr Celebration: My Brother's Keeper - Youth Panel

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Woman's March Signs - And Followup Actions

Here is a link to some of the Protest signs that one person thinks were memorable.

Would be nice to see photos, or read about the signs we made, carried or saw.   

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