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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Sunday, February 

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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO The Pillowman: Vermont Theatre Company presents Martin McDonagh's dark comedy which tells the tale of a fiction writer living in a police state who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories. Directed by Justin Fetterman. This performance deals with themes of abuse and is not suitable for younger audiences. 7:30 Fri. and Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. (Repeats 2/8-2/10). $15, $13 seniors/students. Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St. Information: 802-258-1344, vtcreservations@gmail.com.

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO How are Racial Justice and Climate Justice Connected? : What does racial justice have to do with climate justice? What do we mean by intersectionality? This interactive workshop explores the foundations of these justice movements and how/why they are inextricably bound. Participants will have the opportunity to consider and reflect on their own experiences, listen to the experiences of others, and learn new language and concepts to help support a deepening investigation of climate and racial justice. This is 350Vermont's introductory workshop that offers a series of starting points and questions, rather than a conclusive or summative approach to this content. Facilitated by Phoebe Gooding and Abigail Mnookin. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. $0 to $40 (sliding scale). Bring cash/check to the workshop. Whetstone Studio for the Arts, 28 William St., 1st fl. Register: abby@350vt.org.

Music

BRATTLEBORO Windham Orchestra & Young Soloists Play the Masters: Winners of the Windham Orchestra Concerto Competition perform with the Orchestra: Justin Zhou, cello, performing Dvořák's Cello Concerto; Hannah Caris on flute joining the orchestra for Henri Duparc's Lénore Symphonic Poem after Bürger and Georges Hüe's Fantaisie; and Joseph Wang on viola for Bohuslavu Martinu's Rhapsody Concert. 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information: 802-254-1109; Click for more info on Web in new window.

MARLBORO Michael Musillami Trio + 2: Joined by Joe Fonda on bass, George Schuller on drums, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Jason Robinson on saxophone and flute, Musillami and friends will perform new original music from their 2018 release, "Life Anthem," as well as new music for their forthcoming 2019 release "Little Ruby Steps." This jazz quartet is part of the Music for a Sunday Afternoon series. 3 p.m. Free. Marlboro College/Ragle Hall in Serkin Center, 2582 South Rd. Information: 802-251-7644; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Local history

HINSDALE Archaeology and History with Annette Spaulding: Annette's over 30 years searching for missing people and criminal evidence recovery has led to many major historic underwater discoveries. Some recent successful searches: The remains of a historic bridge build in 1812 in Putney - aka Elephant Bridge, it collapsed when a traveling circus crossed it with the third elephant brought to North America. Discoveries of structures/logging artifacts on the CT River featured in the PBS documentary "Dynamite, Whiskey and Wood" highlighting the history of log drives on the CT River in the 19th century. Co-leader of expeditions to locate/successfully recover a historic 1928 Fokker Standard Universal aircraft in Manitoba for the Western Canadian Aviation Museum. Documentary "View From Table Rock" depicting the 1800's history of Bellows Falls. Underwater discoveries of tools/structures found in the CT River. Numerous projects and presentations took her to many countries including thousands of dives in the 410-mile-long CT River. Annette's been an active member of the underwater search and rescue team based in southern VT and NH and, as a certified Underwater Criminal Investigator, she's developed programs to train divers. Digging through 2 1/2 ft. of sand led to her 2017 discovery of "Indian Rock," now known as one of the most significant Petroglyph sites in North America. 1 p.m. Free. Hinsdale Historical Society, 4-22 High St. Information: shsmith1@yahoo.com.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Indigo Radio - 107.7 FM: Listen to a group of area educators seeking to learn through engaging with others in our community and throughout the world. They talk about educational and social issues both globally and locally and connect them to our lives and Brattleboro community. 12 p.m. every Sunday. Brattleboro Community Radio. Information: www.facebook.com/indigoradiowvew.

Dance

DUMMERSTON Balkan Cafe: International music, traditional dance, and snacks. Come to join in the dancing, listen to the music, or just hang out and enjoy. Easy, beginner-friendly dances will be scattered throughout the all levels dance party, preceded by a free beginner workshop. Live music by Orkestar Banitsa featuring Becky Ashenden, Joe Blumenthal, Barbara Blumenthal, Addie Rose Holland, and Gawain Thomas. 3 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. beginner workshop, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. dance party. (Monthly). Free beginner workshop, $12 suggested donation for dance party. Evening Star Grange, 1008 East-West Rd. Information: 802-257-9513, Facebook.com/BrattleboroFolkDance.

BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Bobbi Bailin. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108, www.brattleborocircledance.org.

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