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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, November 

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Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Amy Arbus - Photographs from "On the Street - 1980-1990": This cutting edge series of photographs resonates today with the nostalgic yearning for the innocence and idealism of an earlier time. Wed.-Sun: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. COVID-19: Visitors required to wear face masks/maintain distance of 6 ft. Photos are laid out to allow for comfortable/safe viewing with markers on floor. Through Sunday, November 22. Free. Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St. Information: 802-251-8290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Artist Talk: Rachel Portesi - "Hair Portraits" (Zoom and Facebook): "Hair Portraits" is an exhibition of Portesi's tintype photographs of women whose hair has been pinned to walls and other surfaces in elaborate designs. "I use hair both to honor and to say goodbye to past parts of myself. These images address fertility, sexuality, creativity, nurturing, harmony, and discord with nature. Above all, these images are a record of metamorphosis from a past fractured self to an integrated, self-confident woman.". 7 p.m. This is a Brattleboro Museum and Art Center exhibit and presentation. Free. Zoom. Information: LINK COMING SOON.

Ideas and education

"From Falwell to FOX - The American Religious Right" (Online): In the early 20th century, a conservative movement emerged among American Protestants. After waxing and waning for several decades, in the late 1970s, it found a standard-bearer, the Rev. Jerry Falwell, and became known as the Religious Right. In the 21st century, the Religious Right's viewpoint has been disseminated by FOX NEWS among other media. This presentation will examine the social, political and religious context in which the Religious Right emerged and has developed and the effect it has exerted on politics in the U.S. 1 - 2:30 p.m. Presenter: Daniel Miller, Assoc. Professor in Religion, Bishop's University, Quebec. $10. Online. Information: learn.uvm.edu/program/ osher-lifelong-learning/olli-at-uvm-distinguished-speaker-series.

Community building

Windham County NAACP (National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People) - via Zoom: 6 p.m. Elections. Zoom. Information: Email for Zoom link: info@windhamnaacp.org.

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