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Movie Monday

July Showings

THE POLITICAL GAMES

 Movies starring:

July 11th
– Carey Mulligan &  Helena Bonham-Carter – 10 am

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Happy 4th of July

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Cool Summer Comedy Comes To Main Street Arts

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – A cool summer comedy comes to Saxtons River when Main Street Arts presents The Foreigner, beginning a two-week run Friday, July 1.

Called “one of the funniest shows in American theater,” Larry Shue’s award-winning comedy has grown into an audience favorite and a comic staple of regional theater companies across North America since its premier in the 1980s.

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Stroll Weekend Entertainment Features Fiddlers and Much More

Entertainment is front and center during all of Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, with the headline event being an all-start FiddleFest during Saturday’s Slow Living Expo.

“We’ve got a lineup of top-notch local fiddlers,” said Beth Kiendl, the Stroll’s entertainment chair. “This is a great chance to listen to lots of different fiddling styles, including English, Irish, New England and contemporary. “

The fiddlers will play from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Fiddlers Tent, which is on the Brattleboro Retreat
lawn.

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Movie Monday - June

June Showings

THE MATING GAME

 Movies starring:

June 6th – Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell - 10 am

June 13th – Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert, & Eileen Hacket – 10 am

June 20th – Claudette Colbert, Clark Cable - 10 am

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2nd Annual BAJC "Antiques Roadshow" is Next Weekend

Brattleboro Area Jewish Community will hold its second annual mini-version of "The Antiques Roadshow" on Sunday afternoon, May 22nd from 1:00 to 5:00 at 151 Greenleaf Street in West Brattleboro. Five experienced appraisers will be present to evaluate and assess antiques and collectibles such as books, sterling silver, art glass, china and pottery, fine art and signed prints, musical instruments, records and entertainment memorabilia, jewelry, paper, ephemera including postcards & documents, furniture, toys & dolls, Asian items, metalware, clocks, barometers, watches, rugs, coins, tchotchkes, much more.  Firearms, knives, ammunition, or other weaponry, and large rugs or bulky furniture cannot be accepted.  The appraisers are Richard Michelman, Kit Barry, Sharon Bocelli, Stephan Brandstatter, and Charles Suss.

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Movie Monday - May

May Showings - LUSTY MONTH OF MAY

May 2nd Starring:

 Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg – 10 am

May 9th Starring:

Sam Elliott, Rob Lowe, Robert Duvall – 10 am

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WVEW at Gallery Walk

Friday May 6th, at Gallery Walk in Brattleboro, WVEW will be hosting a Screenprinting Event from 5-8pm at Brattleboro Printmakers, located at 14 Elliot Street (between Boomerang & Hotel Pharmacy).

Bring down a t-shirt, sweatshirt, tank top, whatever you like, and for a small donation, we'll screenprint the WVEW logo onto it! Help support your community radio station and get something stylish to wear in the process.

We'll also have the new edition of our print schedule available.

We hope to see you there...

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2nd Annual Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Day at BAJC

Find out what your keepsakes are worth! Brattleboro Area Jewish Community’s own mini-version of "The Antiques Roadshow" will be live at our synagogue on Sunday afternoon, May 22nd from 1:00 to 5:00. Four experienced appraisers will be present to evaluate and assess antiques and collectibles, including books, sterling silver, silverplate, glass and art glass, china and pottery, fine art and signed prints, musical instruments, records and entertainment memorabilia, jewelry, paper, stamps, postcards, documents, furniture, toys & dolls, metalware, clocks, barometers & watches, rugs, tchotchkes (nick-nacks), and much more – but no weaponry or ammunition and no large rugs or bulky furniture.

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Movie Monday at Brattleboro Senior Center

April Showings

LAUGH CLOWN LAUGH

The Brattleboro Senior Center

 Movies starring:

April 4th The Marx Brothers –10am

April 18th Doris Day & Ray Bolger – 10 am

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Purimpalooza Musical Costume Party Tonight at Vermont Jazz Center

Purimpalooza Musical Costume Party with Wanda Houston and Eugene Uman at Vermont Jazz Center, tonight, March 19

The Brattleboro Area Jewish Community (BAJC) marks the holiday of Purim this year with “Purimpalooza,” a costume party open to everyone, starring jazz vocalist extraordinaire Wanda Houston and Brattleboro’s own jazz master pianist Eugene Uman, along with several other local performers, at 7:00-10:30 PM at the Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro, VT.

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The Great Red Ball Rescue, Faye Durpas

PUTNEY VT- On March 19th at 1 and 3pm Sandglass’s beloved Winter Sunshine series continues with a romp
around the world in an upturned umbrella that will surprise and delight audiences of all ages. A family trip to the beach goes awry when a young boy's favorite Red Ball is whisked away by the tides. Can he summon the courage to get it back? Join Jasper, a timid kid with a big imagination, as he sets out on an adventure across the ocean, under the waves, and up into the clouds. Along the way, he meets fantastical fortunetellers, thieving fishermen, and many mysterious creatures of the deep. Will he ever reclaim his favorite Red Ball from the clutches of the sea? Find out in this visually stunning production featuring multiple styles of puppetry, an original score, and lots of sea-faring fun!

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Vermont Comedy Divas return for Stroll event at the River Garden

Divas 2016

The Vermont Comedy Divas — the nation’s only all-female, touring stand-up comedy troupe — return to the River Garden in Brattleboro on Saturday, March 26 at 8 p.m., in a fund-raising event for Strolling of the Heifers, chainsaw and all.

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Pop-Up @77 Flat Begins in May - Donations Welcomed

Brattleboro Area Hospice is excited to announce a new retail and auction experience in Brattleboro: Pop-Up @77 Flat! On Gallery Walk Fridays beginning in May, and each month to follow through December, a new pop-up auction window will be unveiled at Experienced Goods, the Brattleboro Area Hospice Thrift Shop at 77 Flat Street. Each window will be unique and different and will feature a creatively themed assortment of distinctive riches and other curios. The items in the window will be available for online bidding from midnight of that evening throughout the following month. This is a new spin on its annual Cherished Goods Auction that has traditionally taken place annually in the fall. All proceeds will benefit Brattleboro Area Hospice programs and services.

Pop-up retail, also known as pop-up store (pop-up shop in the UK, Australia and Ireland) or flash retailing, is a trend of opening short-term sales spaces in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Pop-Up @77 Flat is a new exciting way to prominently feature the most unique and special items for a limited duration of time. We hope people will become engaged and interested and will subscribe to the online auction site and bid monthly throughout the year on those items they fancy.

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Purimpalooza!

Are you getting cabin fever? Here’s the perfect solution: A party! Join Brattleboro Area Jewish Community for a musical variety show and costume party to celebrate Purim, our happiest holiday. Come in your most inventive or extravagant costume (Purim-themed or not).

Join the talent show – contact us to sign up with any talent you’d like to share! Bring your friends, Jewish or not – all are welcome! We’ll provide amazing baked goods, beer from Hermit Thrush Brewery, bagels by Bruegger’s, a photo booth, a mask making station, musical acts, and much more.

The highlight of the evening will be a set of Jewish songs by renowned jazz and R&B singer Wanda Houston and pianist Eugene Uman. Come dance, “schmooze”, eat, and celebrate!

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Winston Prouty Center Hosts 2nd Annual Indoor Mini-Golf Classic for Grownups and Families on March 5

Winston Prouty Center for Child Development is hosting its 2nd Annual Indoor Mini-Golf Tournament for grownups and families on Saturday, March 5, 2016 and Sunday, March 6, 2016, respectively. The two-day "FUN-raiser" is open to the public.

Saturday's tournament for grownups is a black-tie optional evening that will feature light dinner fare and a cash bar. The tournament will be from 6 to 9 p.m. and tickets are $25 per person.

Sunday's family fun day will take place from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person, or only $12 for a foursome if you bring your Saturday night scorecard.

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Movie Mondays in March

March Showings

REALITY WHAT A STORY

Documentaries  

March 7th – Story:

1958 Virginia Law Against Interracial Marriage – 10 am

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David Blume, Author of "Alcohol Can Be A Gas," on WVEW

David Blume will be on DJ Pockets' "buttahmilk"tonight. Tune in 6-8pm on 107.7fm or www.wvew.org

David Blume started his ecological training young. He and his father Jerry grew almost all the food their family ate, organically on a city lot in San Francisco in the mid-'60s!

Dave taught his first ecology class in 1970. After majoring in Ecological Biology and Biosystematics at San Francisco State University, he worked on experimental projects, first for NASA, and then as a member of the Mother Earth News Eco Village alternative building and alternative energy teams.

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Dinner and Hot Latin Jazz at Compass School - International Program Fundraiser

Dinner and Hot Latin Jazz at Compass School Saturday Feb. 27th

On Saturday, Feb. 27th, Compass School will host a Latin American-inspired dinner and a musical performance by Eugene and Julian’s Latin Party Band featuring renowned musicians Eugene Uman and Julian Gerstin.
The evening begins at 6:00 p.m with a fabulous, multi-course dinner, and concurrently there will be a silent auction which will include gift certificates to area businesses, fine arts, furniture, clothing, and much more. All-inclusive tickets for dinner and music are just $18 adults and $12 students – a fun and very affordable night out.

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Stroll Presents Cabin Fever, a Food and Drink Tasting Event, with Grave Diggers Union Bluegrass/Country Band

On Friday night, Feb. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m., Strolling of the Heifers presents Cabin Fever — a festive food and drink tasting event to kick off Harris Hill Ski Jump weekend.

Taking place at the River Garden in downtown Brattleboro, Cabin Fever will offer a warm atmosphere where people ample specialty foods, fine spirits, wines, and craft brews.

Live music will be provided by Kevin Schnell and The Grave Diggers Union, a band from Northampton, MA, playing hard-driving bluegrass, old time country, classic rock, and more with hot licks and sweet harmonies!

The Stroll’s art gallery, Gallery at the Garden, will be open, featuring an exhibit of oil and watercolor paintings by Crystal Bartlett, and acrylics by Steven Meyer.

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