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Event listings for Friday, July 14, 2017

Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO "The Drowsy Chaperone": (See 7/13). . New England Youth Theatre. .

PUTNEY "Mother Courage & Her Children": (See 7/13). . Next Stage Arts Project. .

BRATTLEBORO "Trump's Fifth Avenue: A Political Fantasia" presented by Shoot the Moon Theater Co: Derived from speeches, interviews, and tweets by Donald Trump, artistic director Joshua Moyse has conceived a non-linear look into the culture of the iconic Manhattan street that Trump once famously said he could stand in the middle of and shoot someone without suffering political consequences. The cast of Elias Burgess, Terry Carter, Corrine Elisabeth, Josh Goldstein, Colin Grube, Jon Mack and Xoe Perra take turns embodying the title character in addition to playing supporting roles for the various scenes. Michel Moyse provides video projections and Alistair Follansbee stage manages. (Repeats 7/21-22). 7:30 p.m. Through Saturday, July 15, 2017. $12 ($10 Brattleboro Museum and Art Center members). Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St. Information: 802-254-9276; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Jazz Fridays: VJC Sextet: Rob Freeberg, trumpet; Bill Ballard, alto saxophone; Jim Heffron, tenor saxophone; Cathy Martin, piano; Jay Elfenbein, bass; and Mike Patek, drums. Curated by Eugene Uman of the Vermont Jazz Center. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. No cover. The Lounge, 4 High St. Information: 802-254-4141,

PUTNEY Yellow Barn: Works by Crumb, Beethoven, Mozart, Korngold, and Dennehy: 8 p.m. $25, $22 seniors, $12 students. Yellow Barn, 63 Main St. Information: 802-387-6637,

BELLOWS FALLS Friesen & Martin: Planet Talk, New Chamber Rap: Cellist Eugene Friesen and pianist Joel Martin explore the intersection of jazz, classical and world music styles with a melodic and rhythmic improvisatory style born from decades of concerts on six continents. They are joined by poet and rapper Myles Bullen. 7:30 p.m. $15 to $20 in advance. Stone Church Center, 12 Church St. Information: 802-463-3100; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Farmers' markets

WEST TOWNSHEND West Townshend Farmers' Market: Vendors, pizza-making in the outdoor oven. Slow Pony plays Gypsy Jazz and original tunes. EBT and F2F accepted. 4 p.m. market opens behind the Store; 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. music. Through Friday, October 06, 2017. West Townshend Country Store and Cafe, Rte. 30. Information: 802-874-4800; Click to e-mail for more information.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO KidsPlayce Healthy Snack and Story Time: We'll read a story (or a few) and make a healthy snack from the Brattleboro Food Co-op. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. Free and open participation. KidsPLAYce, 20 Elliot St. Information: 802-254-5212; Click for more info on Web in new window.

PUTNEY Comics Workshop with artist Marek Bennett: Bennett, a NH-based cartoonist, musician, and educator, leads this comics workshop for kids ages 7-11. His programs incorporate sequential narrative cartooning techniques and music into community-based projects that explore and develop participants’ sense of history, culture, and individual and collective identities. Artists of all ages, backgrounds, abilities discover their own unique capacities for storytelling, performance, and communication as they contribute to projects and presentations in workshop and discussion-based events. Through webcomics, he shares his experiences of travel, research, and community with a wider audience of readers and contributors. RSVP for time (it's in the afternoon). Free. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Registration required: 802-387-4407,


WILLIAMSVILLE Healing Walk at Manitou: Meditative walk, includes poems or other readings, and chances to share. Led by Fred Taylor. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. rain or shine. Meet at the parking lot. Free. Manitou Project, 300 Sunset Lake Rd. Information: 802-387-2681.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Friday Night Group with Outright Vermont: This is a social support space for queer and questioning youth ages 13-22, with super-cool adult facilitators. Free pizza every week. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information:

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