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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO "Coppelia" Bolshoi Ballet (Only in Cinemas): 1 p.m. $20; $10 students. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information: 802-254-1109; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Positivity Magic with Jonas Cain: Jonas is an author, magician, and facilitator of fascination who works to engage, empower, and encourage individuals, organizations, and corporations to become positivity leaders who excel at work, home, and beyond. Today, utilizing his signature Positivity Magic, he'll facilitate a discussion on turning adversity into possibility by exploring principles and practices for experiencing positivity regardless of circumstances. 12 noon - 1 p.m. Free. River Garden - Brown Bag Series, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO "Sweet Charity": Charity Hope Valentine is a hopelessly romantic but comically unfortunate dance hall hostess looking for love in 1960s New York City. Originally conceived, directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, Sweet Charity premiered on Broadway in 1966, garnering 9 Tony Award nominations. This production features seasoned veteran NEYT performers and exciting up-and-comers who bubble with sass, packing loads of surprises for an audience who enjoys some grit and sparkle. Directed by Rebecca Waxman with conductor Riley Goodemote, musical director Cailin Manson, and choreographer Mucuy Bolles. (Repeats 7/12-7/14). $15, $13 seniors, $11 students. Through Wednesday, July 11. 7/6: 7 p.m.; 7/7: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., 7/8: 2 p.m., 7/10: 7 p.m., 7/11: 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St. Information: 802-246-6398; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Visual arts and shows

SAXTONS RIVER Heather J. Geoffrey - "Borderlands": A local artist, Geoffrey describes the images she creates in a variety of media as "whispers from a place where the veils between worlds are thin, a place where boundaries touch like the edges and beginnings of lovers pressed close against each other's skin. This is hallowed ground." Her artistic approach combines elements of acrylic painting, digital photography, the written word, and performance. Free. Through Tuesday, July 31. 7/6: Opening Reception, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Main Street Arts, 37 Main St. Information: 802-869-2960; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Nancy Hayes - Paintings and Sculpture: Large-scale panels, Diptychs and Triptychs, and sculpture in clay. 7/6: Reception, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Through Tuesday, July 31. Free. Gallery in the Woods, 145 Main St. Information: 802-257-4777.

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Tim Collins: During Gallery Walk, Collins presents a powerful and engaging one-person show around the issues of consent and healthy masculinity. Guaranteed to spark meaningful conversation. 7 p.m. (doors open 6:30 p.m.). $10 to $20 suggested donation to support the work of the Women's Freedom Center. No one will be turned away. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: www.timcollinsonline.com.

Celebrations and festivals

SAXTONS RIVER Great River Theater Festival: (See 7/5). . Great River Theater Festival. .


DOVER Hungrytown: West Townshend residents Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make up Hungrytown, have been performing professionally for nearly 15 years. This acoustic duo recently returned from a six-week tour of Great Britain and Germany, following a four-month tour of the American south and southwest. Their songs and music have appeared in many television programs, including IFC's Portlandia, Comedy Central's The Daily Show, and Netflix's new comedy Lady Dynamite, as well as documentaries and major sporting events. Their third and latest album, "Further West," made the top 10 on the American Folk DJ charts for two months, and at least 14 "Best of the year" lists. Sponsored by the Dover Free Library. 7 p.m. $10. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.

GRAFTON Kevin Parry: Kevin plays and sings blues and rock on slide and standard guitar as well as mandolin and harmonica. Classic and not so classic tunes by Taj Taj Mahal, Ry Cooder, Hot Tuna, and more. Visit www.kevinparrymusic.com. 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Free. Grafton Inn, 92 Main St. Information: 802-843-2231; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO KidsPlayce Healthy Snack and Story Time: We'll read a story and kids will have a healthy snack from the Brattleboro Food Co-op. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. Free (KidsPLAYce fees apply if you want to stay and play). KidsPLAYce, 20 Elliot St. Information: 802-254-5212; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Champlain Valley Creamery Cheese Tasting: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Demo Counter. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Tasting - Madagascar Pink Rice Salad: Try Madagascar Pink Rice Salad with Laurie K. Then buy some of this budget-friendly grain from the Bulk Dept. On sale this month. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Demo Counter. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Move and Connect: Free movement class. Get your body moving in a fun judgement-free zone. All abilities; no experience needed. New instructors each week. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Fridays. Free. Windham Movement Apparel, 2 Elliot St. Information: 802-246-1223.



July 2018