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Art Show Opening Reception for Anna Bayles Arthur in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Jul 29 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center is proud to host Northampton-based painter Anna Bayles Arthur in an art show running through August 22. Anna will have an opening reception for her work on Saturday, July 29, 2017, 5–7 p.m. The reception will be held at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA. Admission is free.

Free Author Readings, Marlboro Summer Writing Intensive - Participants

Date & Time: 
Aug 4 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

We
welcome The participants of the Marlboro College Summer Writing
Intensive who will be presenting free readings of their work as part of
their week-long course on Friday, August 4 at 5 pm.

Free Author Reading, Marlboro Summer Writing Intensive - Ron Curry

Date & Time: 
Aug 3 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

We
welcome Ron Curry, author of The One Eyed man, who will be presenting a
free reading as part of the Marlboro College Summer Writing Intensive
on Thursday, August 3 at 5 pm. For more information about his work,
visit the event link.

Free Author Reading, Marlboro Summer Writing Intensive - Mira Jacob

Date & Time: 
Aug 2 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

We
welcome Mira Jacob, author of A Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing, who
will be presenting a free reading as part of the Marlboro College Summer
Writing Intensive on Wednesday, August 2 at 5 pm. For more information
about her work, visit the event link.

Free Author Reading, Marlboro Summer Writing Intensive - Mira Ptacin

Date & Time: 
Aug 1 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

We
welcome Mira Ptacin, author of Poor Your Soul, who will be presenting a
free reading as part of the Marlboro College Summer Writing Intensive
on Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm. For more information about her work, visit
the event link.

Free Author Reading, Marlboro Summer Writing Intensive - Dave Cullen

Date & Time: 
Jul 31 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

We
welcome Dave Cullen, author of Columbine, who will be presenting a free
reading as part of the Marlboro College Summer Writing Intensive on
Monday, July 31 at 5 pm. For more information about his work, visit the event link.

Opening Reception at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts: "Jim Giddings and Petria Mitchell, Oils and Watercolors"

Date & Time: 
Aug 3 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

          

On Thursday, Aug. 3 from 5 to 7pm at Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main Street in Brattleboro, VT, the public is invited to the Opening Reception for "Oils and Watercolors", side by side solo exhibitions by MGFA founding artists Petria Mitchell and Jim Giddings. The exhibit will continue through September 17, with an Artist Talk Saturday, August 15 at 5pm.

Farm to Ballet at Retreat Farm

Date & Time: 
Aug 12 2017 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm

Farm to Ballet returns to the Retreat Farm for a second season. This whimsical outdoor ballet is sure to delight audiences of all ages! Live music, local food trucks at more!

The gate will open at 4:30 pm for tours of the Children’s Farm & Forest. Find your perfect picnic spot, set up your blanket and chairs and enjoy the ballet on Farmhouse Square!

GATES OPEN: 4:30pm
SHOW STARTS: 6:00pm

 

Dim Sum Buffet with Alyssa Hinton's 'Ancestral Spaceship' and 'Awakenings' Series

Date & Time: 
Jul 23 2017 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Summer Greetings! 
This coming Sunday, July 23rd, welcome to Chef Cai's Dim Sum Buffet, Cai's Dim Sum Teahouse and Catering at C.X. Silver Gallery, 814 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, VT:
* seatings from 5 to 9pm
* a unique arts/culinary/cultural setting, dimsumvt.com/events/
* kitchen as studio, dining as performance
* featuring the exhibition of Alyssa Hinton - cxsilvergallery.com/alyssa-hinton

Puppet Crimes, original hand puppet pieces for adults

Date & Time: 
Aug 12 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Kasper and Gretel by Jana Zeller

k&gwoosh

The Arts Council of Windham County Logo Contest - NEW DEADLINE

Date & Time: 
Jul 14 2017 - 12:00am - 12:00pm

The Arts Council of Windham County Needs a New Look! Can you help us? NEW DEADLINE

We have extended our call for a new logo! We are want to invite artists throughout the region to participate in our new logo contest. We are looking for artists to design a new logo for use by the Arts Council of Windham County & for our Gallery Walk! Our logo contest is being supported by a number of sponsors including the Brattleboro Chamber of Commerce, Latchis Theatre, Mondo Mediaworks, River Gallery School, T.J. Buckley's, and Zephyr Designs.

Closing Concert at the Southern Vermont Dance Festival

Date & Time: 
Jul 16 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Closing concert at 6pm on July 16th to be presented at the Stone Church features the Desert Dance, Bridget Struthers and the Bedford Dance Ensemble along with a few other wonderful companies. What a way to close out the Southern Vermont Dance Festival with a goodbye to all from two fun and talented companies. For more information or to sponsor this event please go to southernvermontdancefestival.com

Midsummer Night’s Picnic at the Southern Vermont Dance Festival

Date & Time: 
Jul 15 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

New to this years festival is a Midsummer Night’s Picnic and Promenade Performance in Dummerston, VT on Saturday July 15th at 530pm! Only 50 tickets will be sold to this event. Scott farm is the home of heirloom apples and much more and the Stone Trust is where This years festival will host a fabulous Midsummer Night’s Picnic Dinner for a stunning and quintessential Vermont Experience and will be followed by our Saturday Gala Tickets which will be a performance among the property in different locations that defines the farm.

Friday Gala Concert at the Southern Vermont Dance Festival

Date & Time: 
Jul 14 2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday July 14th The Southern Vermont Dance Festival will present it's Friday Evening Gala Concert at 8:00pm at the Latchis Theater. This gala concert is chalk full of amazing choreography brought to us from artists that are all over the country. The evening will present local artists and artists from afar as well. This performance is perfect for those who would love an evening at the Theater to see some high level dance. This will be a full evening of dance presented on the Historic Latchis Stage. The Friday Gala is a WONDERFUL evening at the theater! Featuring incredible choreography and an enjoyable Silent Auction! Go out to dinner in one of our amazing restauraunts and then come see an evening of dance!

Informal Concert: Stone Church Series @ Southern Vermont Dance Festival

Date & Time: 
Jul 14 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Friday July 14th offers an informal performance at The Stone Church at 130pm on 210 Main St. This performance is of an informal nature set in the day time at the beautiful Stone Church. This concert has the highlight of natural light coming in through the stain glass as you watch beautiful movement unfold. Artists in this concert include Audrey Zefros. Zefros comes to us after dancing in NYC, Washington DC and Wisconsin from Boston, Ma. In addition there will be works shown by Kristen Duffy Young, Lisa Costello, Nicole Zizzi and Brenna Banister all from New York. In addition this performance will feature work by returning artist Blair Hotchner. Blair is also teaching classes throughout the festival.

SVDF Opening Gala Concert

Date & Time: 
Jul 13 2017 - 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Thursday July 13th The Southern Vermont Dance Festival will present it's Opening Gala Concert at 430pm at the Latchis Theater. This gala concert is perfect for families and people who just love to watch a show full of excellent choreography and exciting genres of dance and welcomes SVDF2017. Showcasing the many different genres of dance with choreographers coming from all over the world to show their work. Choreographers have come from every corner of the country to share new and revived work! There will be works in Modern, Ballet, Classical Indian, Tap and more!

SVDF Community Potluck and Performance

Date & Time: 
Jul 13 2017 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Southern Vermont Dance Festival is pleased to announce it’s first ever community potluck. This will be in partnership with the Edible Brattleboro! Food, art and conversation for the community by the community. Beginning at 630 pm in Harmony Place the community far and wide will be invited to eat and be merry. Whether you have a dish to share or you can’t bring one, we want you to come and enjoy! In addition to delicious food there will be performances by Subject: Matter; a dynamic young tap company, Garrin Benfield;Singer Songwriter from New York City and a festival favorite, Toni Nagy and Cyndal Ellis with Al Amal Belly Dance; Owner and Manager of Sobo Studio and local favorite and more. First ever free community festival potluck. Come enjoy!

SVDF Silent Auction

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sun Jul 16 2017 .
Jul 13 2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Jul 14 2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Jul 15 2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Jul 16 2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

July 13th - July 16th the Southern Vermont Dance Festival will have an amazing Silent Auction at the Robert H. River Garden in Brattleboro at 157 Main St. The silent auction has many decorative items, Jewelery, furniture, tickets to Falcon Ridge, Day passes to State Park and much much more. Come and put your bid in and while you are at it enjoy some live music, free dance performance, a community workshop and more. For more information or to sponsor the festival go to www.southernvermontdancefestival.com

Southern Vermont Dance Festival Free Community Events

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sun Jul 16 2017 .
Jul 13 2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Jul 14 2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Jul 15 2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Jul 16 2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Southern Vermont Dance Festival offers free community events from 9am to 6pm for four days throughout from July 13th to July 16th. Thursday through Sunday you will be able to see live music, professional dance companies, workshops and more at the River Garden, Pliny Park and the Brattleboro Savings and Loan. See modern dance, tap dance, Belly Dance and more. Participate in community workshops in massage, hooping, bellydance, interplay and many other dance styles. Listen to live music from locals, New York City and Beyond. Whether you are interested in participating, watching or enjoying some music. Brattleboro VT has it all from July 13th to July 16th. For more information or to sponsor the festival go to www.southernvermontdancefestival.com

Opening Reception: Lynn Martin's Poetry & Paintings

Date & Time: 
Jul 8 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

West Brattleboro, Vt. - "The Art of Poetry," an exhibit of paintings and poems by Lynn Martin, will grace gallery spaces at All Souls Church through the end of August. An opening reception this Saturday, July 8, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., offers visitors an opportunity to speak with Lynn about her creative process as an artist and poet, and to enjoy a table of savory and sweet refreshments.

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