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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO National Theatre Live - "The Madness of King George III": 11:30 a.m. $20 ($10 students). Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Advance credit card purchases: 802-254-1109 x 3,

BRATTLEBORO New England Youth Theatre Auditions (Ages 13-19): "As You Like It, The Musical," adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery with Music and Lyrics by Shaina Taub, will be directed by Rebecca Waxman, with music direction by Cailin Marcel Manson. Commissioned by the Public Theatre's Public Works project and featuring an original folk-pop score by virtuoso Vermonter Shaina Taub, this adaptation is a raucous and inclusive celebration of life and love and was named one of The New York Times' best shows of 2017. "William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was the first production NEYT presented 20 years ago, and NEYT alum Ben Stockman returns as director of this anniversary production. As a member of that first cast and now NYC director in his own right, Ben brings it full circle to helm a Summer Shakespeare to remember. Great parts for Shakespeare vets as well as actors who are relatively new to the language. Casting will be flexible and inclusive to all genders, races, and orientations. "As You Like It, The Musical": 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Callbacks 3/17, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Rehearsals begin 7/15 ending w/10 performances 8/2-10. "A Midsummer Night's Dream": 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Rehearsals begin 6/24 ending w/4 performances 7/12-15. Tuition: $550 for "As You Like It", $500 for "A Midsummer's Night Dream." Financial aid available. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St. Michelle Meima: 802-246-6398 x 101,

Film and video

BRATTLEBORO "Undeterred" - Hosted by Undeterred and People Helping People: This is a documentary about community resistance in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Since NAFTA, 9/11, and the Obama and Trump administrations, border residents have been on the front lines of the humanitarian crisis caused by increased border enforcement build up. "Undeterred is an intimate and unique portrait of how residents in a small rural community, caught in the cross-hairs of global geo-political forces, have mobilized to demand our rights and to provide aid to injured, oft times dying migrants funneled across a wilderness desert. The film was made by Eva Lewis, a resident of Arivaca and long-time member of People Helping People in the Border Zone (PHP). This film was created in close collaboration with the Arivaca community and members of PHP. Q&A follows. 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. $9, $7 seniors/children, $7 matinee. Latchis (Films), 50 Main St. Information: 802-246-1500,,

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Winston Prouty Center Fundraiser - 5th Annual Par for the Cause Mini-Golf Classic: 3/9: Delicious food by Guilford Country Store, a cash bar by Hazel, and a silent auction of fun experiences. Proceeds support the many programs of the Center, serving over 600 local families every year. 3/10: The course will be open to families and offer kid-friendly snacks and activities. 3/9: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.; 3/10: 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Through Sunday, March 10. 3/9: $25 per person. 3/10: $5 per player ($20 family). Winston Prouty Center, 209 Austine Dr. Tickets:

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Soul Food Sundays Mixer: Open to non-people of color (non-POC) who are allies to communities and families of color. Multiracial families, partners, and folks are encouraged to join us. We want to meet you and your families and build connection and community in an environment that is safe and uplifting. This event is potluck so bring one of your favorite dishes to share, a game to play, and/or something you’d like to share about yourself. 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information: 802-254-3400; Click for more info on Web in new window.



March 2019