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GREENFIELD Allison De Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves with the Moon Shells: Allison draws on a love for old-time and traditional music with a creative approach to the banjo. Her collaborations with Tatiana Hargreaves, Bruce Molsky's trio Molsky's Mountain Drifters, The Goodbye Girls and Nic Gareiss provide spaces to explore the role and dimensions of clawhammer banjo. The Moon Shells - Maggie Shar, Brian Slattery, Laura Murawski, Molly Merrett, and Charlie Shaw - draw from the traditional music of Appalachia, Louisiana, West Africa, and elsewhere. 7 p.m. (doors open 6:30 p.m.) Masks highly recommended. $15 in advance, $20 day of show. Hawks & Reed Ballroom, 289 Main St. Information: Tickets/info:

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Union H.S. Music Dept. presents Pops Concert: Features the band, jazz band, chorus, and Madrigals. Senior members of ensembles will be honored in this - their final high school concert. Concert band's program includes Leonard Bernstein's "Mambo" from "West Side Story," a music medley from Disney Pixar movies, and another medley of songs from the Beatles'" Sargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album. It closes with the popular march, The National Emblem, composed by VT native E.E. Bagley. The jazz band performs Duke Ellington's "Concerto for Cootie," a trumpet solo feature for senior Virgil Neddenriep. Also on the program are George and Ira Gershwin’s " 'SWonderful" and Paul Baker's funky original, "Arnge Drank" (subtitled Orange Juice with Attitude). The chorus's program is all a cappella music in a popular style including small group performances featuring student arrangements of "You Came Out of a Lady" (by RubbleBucket), "Don't Worry, Be Happy" (Bobby McFerrin), and "The Boxer" (Simon & Garfunkel), plus full chorus performances of "Stand By Me" (Ben E. King) and a swing version of "Sucker" (Jonas Brothers). Madrigals sing Billy Joel's "Vienna" and Regina Spektor's "Two Birds." For the latter, they'll be joined by BAMS vocal ensemble Selects. Exit 1 Jazz Project will perform "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" as sung by Manhattan Transfer. Plus a guest appearance by student a cappella group Shoulder Narrows. 7 p.m. in the Robert Kransky auditorium. Masks encouraged. Free. Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd. Information: 802-451-3511.


BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Primary medical treatment for patients ages 18 to 64 in our community who do not have health insurance or who cannot afford their high deductibles or co-insurance. 5 - 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Strength Training with Lissa Stark at the Brattleboro Senior Center: This course will focus on strength training exercises that help us to become and stay strong, including techniques to improve balance, strengthen muscle, and promote health and wellness. Designed for all levels, no prior experience is necessary. Tuesdays: 9:30-10:15 a.m. and Fridays: 10-10:45 a.m. Minimum of five participants required for each class. $5 per class. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-257-7570. To receive the monthly programs newsletter via email, email Sarah Clark:



May 2022