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Event listings for Sunday, February 11

Performing arts

BELLOWS FALLS "Angels in America Part II: Perestroika" (National Theatre Live): This broadcast focuses on how lives and times are being restructured in light of the AIDS pandemic. Featuring Nathan Lane, playing Roy Cohn, this seminal work was begun in the late 1980s, reached Broadway in 1993, and became an HBO mini-series in 2003. You will see the live production staged in 2017 from London's National Theatre, with Nathan Lane (The Producers), Andrew Garfield (Spiderman, Hacksaw Ridge), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Denise Gough, 2016 Olivier Award for Best Actress (People, Places and Things). The cast brings "Angels" to Broadway in spring 2018. 12:30 p.m. doors open (The 2nd half will be shown on 2/18 with doors opening at 12 noon). $20 covers both screenings. Bellows Falls Opera House, Town Hall, 7 Square. Information: 802-463-4766; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Celebrations and festivals

BRATTLEBORO Garland School Jamboree featuring Gaslight Tinkers: Come celebrate the Garland School and help raise money to support our preschool program with a fun, family-friendly jamboree. Music, food, drinks, dancing, a silent auction, and kids activities. The Gaslight Tinkers will be playing, as will musicians from the Garland community. 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. $10 ($20 families). All proceeds will go to support the school. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: 917-239-8743; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Windham Orchestra's "Russia": The program begins with Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade," inspired by the storyteller from "One Thousand and One Nights," and includes Ali Baba and Aladdin. The music recounts how the beautiful Scheherazade is forced by a cruel sultan to save her own life by telling wondrous tales each night. Also on the program is Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet," its themes portraying the tragedy of Shakespeare's star-crossed, doomed lovers. The concert concludes with two brief pieces by Bach, a tribute to a longtime Windham Orchestra violinist, the late Sarah Kemble. Presented by the Brattleboro Music Center. 3 p.m. By donation. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information: 802-257-5717; Click to e-mail for more information.

Community building

PUTNEY Enjoy the New York Times: Read the Times and socialize. Copies provided to share. Say goodbye to cabin fever. Beverages and snacks available to purchase. 10 a.m. - 12 noon, upstairs. Free. Putney General Store, 4 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-5593,

PUTNEY Putney Huddle Monthly Meeting: Guest speakers: Ethan Sonnenborn, a 13-year-old Democratic gubernatorial candidate. Daniel Freilich, MD, Democratic candidate for the US House of Representatives. Peg Alden, representing Southern Vermont Sister District, will highlight Sister District's accomplishments to-date, share info from the national summit, unveil the newest project, and outline opportunities for engagement. We will also kick off our Local Love Brigade project to support victims of hate through loving action. From now on a Love Brigade postcard table will be set up 15 minutes before our meetings open and will stay p[em throughout the meeting. All supplies and addresses will be provided. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Free. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Information: 802-387-4407; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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. All ages, abilities, gender and sexual preferences welcome. We are creating a safe space for us to build relationships, share information, support one another, and build our resources. Music, dance, stories. Bring a potluck dish to share, if you can. 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Shela:,


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

February 2018

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