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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO "Le Corsaire" Bolshoi Ballet (Only in Cinemas): 1 p.m. $20; $10 students. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information: 802-257-5717; Click to e-mail for more information.


GUILFORD Wayne Roberts Trio: Michael Zsoldos, tenor sax; Miro Sprague, piano; and Wayne Roberts, bass, pay tribute to the music of Duke Ellington. 7 p.m. $15 to $20 sliding scale. Wendys Soiree, 2596 Tater Ln. Info and directions:

PUTNEY John McCutcheon: Multi-instrumentalist Folk Singer/Songwriter: McCutcheon, "Rustic Renaissance Man," is also a storyteller, activist and author, plays a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer. His 30 recordings have garnered every imaginable honor including seven Grammy nominations. He has produced over 20 albums of other artists, from traditional fiddlers to contemporary singer-songwriters to educational and documentary works. His books and instructional materials have introduced budding players to the joys of their own musicality. And his commitment to grassroots political organizations has put him on the front lines of many of the issues important to communities and workers. 7:30 p.m. $22 ($25 at door). Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Women's Chorus: "Singing in the Light of Love": (See 11/18). . First Baptist Church. .

Kids and families

BELLOWS FALLS Santa Express Train Rides Return to Bellows Falls: Embark on a magical train ride filled with holiday cheer aboard the historic Green Mountain Flyer, Bellows Falls to the North Pole (Chester Station) and back again. Each child meets Santa. A small ensemble of the handbell choir Saxtons River Ringers will play 12-bell holiday music, outdoor entertainment. Soups, sandwiches, and more available to purchase at the North Pole. Proceeds benefit the BF Middle School Band Friends. 2 departures from Bellows Falls: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. $25, $20 kids ages 2 to 12, free under age 2 (on your lap). Bellows Falls Union Station, 50 Depot St. Tickets: 802-376-9534.


BRATTLEBORO Sunday Sounds: Patrick Spurlock: Quiet gatherings cultivate contemplation and daydreaming in the presence of great music and art. 10:30 a.m. - noon (music starts at 11 a.m.). Free; donations welcome. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: 917-239-8743; Click for more info on Web in new window.

W. BRATTLEBORO The Compassionate Friends of Brattleboro: Self-help organization for families who have had a child die provides highly personal comfort, hope and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family. Meetings are for all families regardless of race, religious orientation, economic background, or the cause and age of the child at death, from pre-birth up. All immediate family members are welcome including adult siblings. 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. (3rd Sunday of every month). Free. West Village Meeting House, 29 South St. M. Beverly Miller: 802-490-2326.

Arts and crafts

BRATTLEBORO Cut Paper Workshop with Adrienne Ginter: Taking inspiration from the intricately incised panels in Anila Quayyum Agha's "Shimmering Mirage," Ginter leads a hands-on card-making workshop in which she shares some of the techniques she uses in her cut-paper artwork. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. $20 ($15 for BMAC members). Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Register is advance: 802-257-0124 x 101.


BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Kaeza Fearn. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations welcome. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber:



November 2017