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Event listings for Wednesday, May

The written word

PUTNEY The Brain is Wider than the Sky: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Poet, writer, teacher Michelle Blake offers a program on the brilliance and challenges of Emily Dickinson's poetry. Today, she will discuss Dickinson's life and work, though the main focus will be on the poems themselves. Come ready to listen, read, and share your insights. 7 p.m. (2nd session 6/8. Come to either or both). Free. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Information: 802-387-4407; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO "Appearances & Reality": Mary Welsh: Join artist Mary Welsh and BMAC Chief Curator Mara Williams for a conversation about Welsh's artwork. Presented in conjunction with the exhibit. 7 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Gallery Talk: Mary Welsh: Join artist Mary Welsh and BMAC Chief Curator Mara Williams for a conversation about Welsh’s artwork. Presented in conjunction with the exhibit "Appearances & Reality: Mary Welsh.". 7 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Recreation

BRATTLEBORO Monthly Game Night: Play fun board-ish games with other LGBTQ folks and allies. All-ages. Play games on hand or bring your own. Offered by Green Mountain Crossroads. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. (first Thursdays of every month). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information: hb@greenmountaincrossroads.org.

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