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Event listings for Wednesday, October , 2012

Film and video

PUTNEY "White: A Memoir in Color": "White" A Memoir in Color" a new documentary which premiered at Lincoln Center, will be introduced and followed by a discussion with producer, director and editor Joel Katz. It explores issues of race, adoption, family and what it means to be white in America through the story of Katz’s own family across generations. His father's role as a white professor at Howard University, a traditionally black college, during the civil rights era comes to bear on decisions Katz and his wife later make about adoption and starting their own family. 7 p.m. $10. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Instruction

Adult Drawing Class: This six-week class incorporates contour drawing, value and texture development, perspective drawing, drawing from life, figure drawing and portraiture. Christy Abraham is the instructor and pre-registration is required. All materials are provided. 6-8 p.m. Through Thursday, December 06, 2012. $95 residents/$125 non-residents. .

PUTNEY "Gentle Folk Dancing" Classes: Experience international folk dances from Albania, Bolivia,. Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Greece, Israe, Macedonia, Quebec, Rumania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and the U.S. Instructor Melissa Lovell of Chester will share her knowledge of the dances, languages and songs. No experience necessary and no partner needed. Wear comfortable, supportive shoes which glide easily. For beginners and elders. 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Through Thursday, December 13, 2012. $40 for the series (no class on Thanksgiving), $8 per class. Putney Cares Activities Barn, 54 Kimball Hill. Anne at 802-387-4330 or Melssa at 802 387-875-4102 802-387-5593; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO Circus Workshop Weekend: More than 30 workshops for all ages and all abilities in lots of circus skills from trapeze, balancing, aerial fabric, flexibility, balancing and much, much more. All day. Through Sunday, November 04, 2012. Price varies. New England Center for Circus Arts, 74 Cotton Mill Hill #300. Information: 802-254-9780; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

Healing Meals to Improve Your Health: "Cooking for Healthy Bones," cooking and food preparation, with herbalist Cindy Hebbard. Four-part workshop series runs through December 5. $149. . Information: 802-869-2583.

Therapuetic Yoga for All: Emily Wiadro, RYT provides a simple and safe therapeutic yoga practice for anyone interested in exploring yoga, regardless of physical challenge or experience.. The class meets every Thursday afternoon as well as every Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m -6:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Drop in Fee is $15, or $10 per class with card. . Information: Please call 203-233-8288 if you have any questions at all.

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