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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Friday, October 

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Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Christine Triebert Retrospective: 1990-2021: Photographer Christine Triebert’s work has evolved from traditional landscape prints made in the darkroom to abstract and still life imagery, personal narrative, handmade processes combining analog and digital imaging, and mixed media collaboration. This retrospective exhibit presents a selection from 18 bodies of work showing the range of Triebert's evolution over 31 years in Vermont. 10/1: 5-8 p.m. Opening and Artist Reception; 10/17: 5 p.m: Artist Talk; 10/28, 5:30 p.m: Musical presentation of "Song of the Sycamore.". Through Sunday, October 31. Free. Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St. View exhibit online: https://tinyurl.com/4r3x7drr 802-251-8290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Music

BRATTLEBORO Mando X plays at the grand Re-Opening of the River Garden: Mark Trichka on mandolin, Tim Thrasher on bass, and Kevin Parry on guitar. 5 - 8 p.m. Free. The River Garden, 157 Main St. Information: www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Community building

Auction to Benefit the West River Railroad Museum (Online): The West River Railroad, established in 1880, ran from Brattleboro to South Londonderry and was discontinued in 1936. The Newfane Depot was one of ten on the line and had been used for different purposes through the years until the Historical Society of Windham County was given the opportunity to purchase the Depot in 2014 and set about to restore the Depot and make it a museum for the West River Railroad. The Museum opened in 2017 and has been open every year to the public free-of-charge on weekends from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. The purpose of this on-line auction is to raise funds for the upkeep of the Museum and grounds and the establishment of new exhibits. Through Saturday, October 9. Online. Information: Sign up, bid on items and help the Museum: WWW.32Auctions.com/WRRR1880.

Activism

BRATTLEBORO Solidarity Fridays: This coalition acts with these shared principles: Everyone should have what they need. People's lives over profit. We choose not to fight against or react to those who disagree with us, but rather invite them to talk with us so that we may find our common interests and beliefs. Being on streets together raises our spirits, breaks isolation, helps build a network of people who want to do this work.". 5 p.m. weekly on Fridays. Brattleboro Solidarity, The Root Social Justice Center, Lost River Racial Justice, Tenants Union of Brattleboro came together last summer during Black Lives Matter uprisings. Later, we were joined by 350 Brattleboro, VT Debt Collective, Youth 4 Change, Out in the Open. We recognize that streets must stay alive to enact the level of broad changes across struggles urgently needed - for humans, animals, the planet. Pliny Park, Corner Main & High St. Information: Brattleboro Coalition: brattleborosolidarity@gmail.com.

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