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Visual arts and shows

TURNERS FALLS "Spontaneous Combustion - The Improvisatory Art of Adam Bosse": Musician and music educator Adam Bosse explores improvisatory painting techniques where colorful chaos and black ink lines collide in an often explosive union. Bosse's art work is presented here for the first time along with sound tracks from Bosse's two music groups, 23 Ensemble and Fred Cracklin, accessible to gallery goers through a scannable QR code displayed with the artwork or played on the gallery speaker system. 4/14: artist reception: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Through Sunday, May 5. Free. Ninas Nook, 125 Avenue A. Information: 413-834-8800; Click for more info on Web in new window.


KEENE KSC Chamber Singers present "Ubi Caritas": Sandra Howard, conductor; Emily McIntyre, student conductor; Vladimir Odinikokh, collaborative pianist. Performance includes guests Cecilia Ensemble, with Esther Rhodes, conductor; and Christopher Evatt, collaborative pianist. The performance also features the KSC String Ensemble. The KSC Chamber Singers is an auditioned ensemble of treble voices who strive for excellence in all styles of choral music. In 2017, members of this ensemble performed in a 7-day choral-cultural exchange in Einbeck, Germany, Keene's partner city, and in 2018, embarked on an outreach tour, performing in CT, NH, ME, Quebec. The Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs' Cecilia Ensemble will also perform under the direction of Esther Holland. 3 p.m. $10 ($5 students). Keene State College, Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Center, 229 Main St. Information: 603-358-2168.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Soul Food Sundays (POC Gathering): This is a multi-generational People of Color gathering to heal and connect. Have fun, build strong relationships, share resources, and build social power among communities of color. This event is potluck so bring one of your favorite dishes to share (if you can), a game or instrument to play, and/or something you would like to share about yourself. 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Alcohol free). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Shela: 508-737-8477.



April 2019