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Event listings for Sunday, November 26

Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO 4000 Years of Magic!: Interactive Comedy: How did a 19th century French magician stop an Algerian rebellion by performing a simple magic trick? How did ancient magicians entertain Egyptian pharahos? What was Harry Houdini known for before becoming famous? All of these secrets and more will be revealed. (Repeats 12/3). 1 p.m. $12. Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery, 139 Main St. Information: www.jonascain.com/Events.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Sunday Sounds: John Loggia: 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.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Soul Food Sundays: This gathering is intended to bring together the communities of color in southern VT and surrounding areas and is open only to folks who choose to identify as a person of color, indigenous, global majority, and their children. We are creating a safe space for us to build relationships, share information, support one another and build our resources. Bring a potluck dish to share, if you can. Drinks/fusions are also welcome. 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Shela: shelasocialjustice@gmail.com, www.therootsjc.org.

Arts and crafts

PUTNEY 39th Annual Putney Craft Tour Vermont: (See 11/24). . . Putney Craft Tour. .

Dance

BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: Silent Dances of Gratitude and Love: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Flo Lockerby. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations welcome. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: brattleborocircledance.org.

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Contradance: Rich Sbardella calling. Danish duo with Sonnich Lydom on accordion and harmonica and Kristian Bugge on fiddle. David Kaynor will join them on fiddle. This duo from Denmark won the "Tradition Award" at the 2016 Danish Music Awards (the Danish equivalent of a Grammy). Newcomers welcome (all dances taught and called). Fragrance-free. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (7 p.m. lesson). $10 to $12, $8 college students, $5 youth. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: 518-561-2594, www.brattcontra.org.

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