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Event listings for Sunday, September 10, 2017

Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO National Theatre Live in HD -- "Salome": Yael Farber's radical retelling of the Biblical tale. 4 p.m. $20, $10 students. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information: 802-257-5717; Click to e-mail for more information.

Visual arts and shows

W. BRATTLEBORO Opening Reception -- "Prayers for Peace in Print, Paper & Paint": Broadsides by John Vincent's Revolutionary Press, papercuttings by Stu Copans, drawings and paintings by Peter Dudley, and mobiles by Dotty Seiter. 9/10: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. reception. Through Saturday, September 30, 2017. Free. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 29 South St. Information: 802-254-9377; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BELLOWS FALLS North Sea Gas--Celtic Folk: Ronnie MacDonald, Grant Simpson, and Dave Gilfillan have been performing and recording for over 35 years. The trio is one of Scotland's most popular folk bands. Guitars, mandolin, fiddle, bouzouki, harmonica, whistles, bodhrans, banjo and good humor are all part of the entertainment. 4 p.m. $20, $15 seniors, $45 premium. Stone Church Center, 12 Church St. Information: 802-463-3100; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Tabletop Gaming: A different game every week. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free. Positive Geek, 12 Flat St. Information: 802-258-2808; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Sunday Sounds: Stephan Brandstatter: Quiet gatherings cultivate contemplation and daydreaming in the presence of great music and art. Brandstatter uses light percussion and gongs to explore the mystery, mystique, and healing power of sound. 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 Edible Brattleboro's "Share the Harvest" Free Produce Stand: Come to pick up some fresh veggies or drop off some from your garden to share and/or exchange. Bring your own bags. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free. Elliot Street Park. Marilyn Chiarello: 802-254-9121,


BRATTLEBORO Paneurythmy Dance: Paneurythmy is a sacred circle dance of love, wisdom, and truth created by Beinsa Duono of Bulgaria for the benefit of spiritual seekers. Open to all. 9 a.m. on Sundays (weather permitting) on the hill. Through Sunday, September 17, 2017. Free. Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext. Information: 802-490-2213.

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Contradance Second Sunday: Gotham Carnival Band, with David Kaynor calling Julia Hartman (fiddle), Jean Monroe (keyboard), Dominique Gagne (flute). Carry in clean, soft-soled shoes. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Through Sunday, September 10, 2017. $10-$12, $8 college students, $5 youth (high school and younger). Brattleboro Contradance, 118 Elliot St. Information: 518-561-2594; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Julia Lyman. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations welcome. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108,


BRATTLEBORO Community Rights Awareness Workshop: Take an in-depth look at how political and legal structures have been set up to protect the interests of an elite wealthy minority, at the expense of the majority of people and community self-government. How corporations have received more rights and protections than real people living in communities. Most importantly, we'll look at how communities have pushed back against these oppressive structures to reclaim democratic self-government in their communities, and at the state level with a proposed Community Rights Amendment. Refreshments provided. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Registration required:

September 2017

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