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Performing arts

Sandglass Theater - "Richard 3.5 " 2006 (Live-Streamed Videos with Q&A): This is a collaboration between the physical comedian, Bob Berky, and Sandglass Theater. Live from the 15th century, King Richard III is here to perform, for your enjoyment, 11 murders and 7 original songs that Shakespeare never meant to write. Surrounded by larger-than-life candles, whose wax is used to create the puppet victims before your eyes, Richard and his emcee accomplice dance and sing their way through this epic tragedy. 7 p.m. Each week this summer, Sandglass is releasing an archival video of a production that's no longer being performed and represents Sandglass' work over their 40-year history. Q&A accompanies each live-stream and includes guests such as Sandglass founders, ensemble members, collaborators. Free. Livestream. Available for 24 hours after live-streaming www.sandglasstheater.org, https://www.sandglasstheater.org/special-events/summer-streaming.

The written word

The Quarantine Sessions - Chard deNiord - Poetry (YouTube): Chard deNiord is an American author, Poet Laureate of Vermont and teacher. Offered by Next Stage Arts. . Through Thursday, August 27. Free. YouTube. Information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_iHiTJCBRw.

Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Museum and Art Center - View 8 previously shuttered Exhibits: Alison Wright: "Grit and Grace, Women at Work," Roger Clark Miller: "Transmuting the Prosaic," Steven Rose: "For/While (2020.01)," "Postcards to Brattleboro: 40 Years of Mail Art," Wesley Fleming: "Silvestris, Wild and Untamed." Outside the Museum - John Gibson's "Jazz," a year-long installation in the five window bays extending across the front of BMAC's Union Station, and Bob Boemig's "Land Lift," Dan Snow's "Rock Rest," Jim Cole's "Duet for Dan," and Johnny Swing's "Idle Knot.". 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Face coverings and physical distancing required, maximum visitor capacity limited. Through Monday, October 12. Pay what you wish. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Canal Street Art Gallery: Vermont Summer Group Show - All Mediums, All Subjects, All Art (Virtual Gallery): Nineteen artists: Clare Adams, enamel painted glass; Penelope Arms, oil and acrylic painting; Zoee Blossom, cyanotype prints; Jean Cannon, oil and acrylic painting; Sloane Dawson, found object sculpture; Spaulding Dunbar, original photography; Carolyn Enz Hack, metal and mixed media sculpture; Nancy Fitz-Rapalje, oil painting; Kim Grall, painted mixed media sculpture; Felicity Haselton, mixed media painting; Deedee Jones, pastel painting; Carol Keiser, acrylic painting; Susan MacNeil, acrylic painting; Jeanne McMahan, oil painting; Lisa Eckhardt McNealus, acrylic painting; Charles Norris-Brown, ink drawing, ink wash, and watercolor painting; MC Noyes, oil painting; Rodrica Tilley, pastel painting; Kathleen Zimmerman, serigraphic prints. . Through Saturday, September 12. Canal Street Art Gallery. Information: http://canalstreetartgallery.com (In-gallery viewing appointments: 802-289-0104, artinfo@canalstreetartgallery.com).

NEWFANE "A Walk in the Park" (a look at Vermont's natural beauty): For over a decade, Tiffany Soukup and Chris Brader have worked in VT State Parks. Wildlife and nature photography is their passion and they take pride in having an active role in helping care for our state parks. They often spend their winters traveling abroad to photograph wildlife. Most recently, they were in Brazil for two months photographing wild jaguars, giant anteaters, and the maned wolf, among other animals. Gallery hours. Tues. 1- 5 p.m., Wed. 2-6 p.m., Thur. 1 -5 p.m., Fri. 2 - 6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Through Tuesday, July 28. Free. Crowell Gallery at the Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: See more of their work at www.vagabondway.net.

Music

The Quarantine Sessions - Jed Blume performs "Spellbound" on Handpan (YouTube): Jed is a New Age & World music composer. Part of Next Stage Arts Project. . Through Monday, August 31. Free. YouTube. Information: https://nextstagearts.org/event/the-quarantine-sessions-jed-blume-handpan.

Yellow Barn Summer Artist Residency Live-Stream Concert Series: The complete cello suites of JS Bach (1720) Part I, A Tribute to David Wells on His Birthday. Each concert runs about 60-90 minutes and airs on Yellow Barn's website at 7:30 p.m. and again at 2 p.m. the following day. Upcoming concert dates: 7/18, 7/23, 7/25, 7/30, 8/1, 8/7, 8/8. Through Saturday, August 8. Free. Livestream. Information: 802-387-6637, info@yellowbarn.org, www.yellowbarn.org.

Art walks and tours

Naulakha Estate and Rhododendron Tour (Video): Touring Naulakha and the grounds during the breathtaking blooming of the rhododendron tunnel brings joy to so many. Annually in June, we've offered an event to share this experience with supporters and friends - this year, however, we're fortunately able to offer a video tour, thanks to Brattleboro Savings and Loan. . Through Monday, August 31. YouTube. Information: www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR5VUTnFEbk&feature=youtu.be, www.landmarktrustusa.org.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Summer Meals for Kids and Teens - Grab & Go Breakfast and Lunch: 11-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at back door. Pick-up can also be arranged at a different location. Questions: Ali West at 802-451-3558, bratfood@wsesdvt.org. Through Friday, August 14. Free (ages 18 and under). Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Complete survey to let us know you are coming and any dietary restrictions: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeBV9R3YVfaQ70b4lkPo3qRG4KSg88VGuP1DcKkttk6KL9MIQ/viewform.

NEWFANE Children's Weekly Story Time: Join us for themed stories and more. Geared towards age 0-5, siblings and older kids are welcome. Great way to meet other parents of young children. 10:30 - 11 a.m. ongoing. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.

NEWFANE Story Time with baby Michael and his dad Vic: Songs, stories, cute baby time. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ongoing on the Library lawn on Thursdays. Social distancing required. Livestream on Facebook for viewing later: Facebook.com/MooreFreeLibrary. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.

NEWFANE Story Walk: Walk your way through a picture book on the library lawn. Each page is 12 feet apart. Get some exercise while reading a book. Different stories each month. 24/7 every day. Social distancing required. Thanks goes to WW Building Supplies for constructing this. Through Monday, August 31. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community meals

GUILFORD Guilford Food Pantry: Curbside shopping from car. 5 - 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Free. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: Call Pat Haine for home delivery in Guilford: 802-257-4603 or 802-579-1350.

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