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Visual arts and shows

BELLOWS FALLS 3rd Friday Gallery Night in Historic Downtown Bellows Falls / "Heroes & Villains" Exhibit: Artwork by Clare Adams, Thomasin Alyxander, Debi A Barton, Jean Cannon, Len Emery, Mindy Fisher, Corinne Greenhalgh, Gregory Damien Grinnell, Su Lin Mangan, Charles Norris-Brown, Gretchen Seifert and Linda Udd. The story of the hero and villain is told in many ways. Through art, music, performance, writing, and everyday life, the hero and villain come alive. The quest of the hero often includes the villain, and the villain's story may even be told as well or even instead. 1/20: 5-7 p.m. Gallery Walk - celebrate the artists. Many of the hardest decisions a hero must make are revealed by villains. The internal struggle of the hero becomes clear only after encountering, then revealing the true nature of, and finally conquering the part of the villain which resides in the hero themself. Through Saturday, March 4. Free. Canal Street Art Gallery, 23 Canal St. Regular gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. 802-289-0104; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Ideas and education

AARP Vermont Fraud Watch: "Fraud, Scams, and Con-Artists: Coming to a Computer Near You": (See 1/19). . Livestream.


BRATTLEBORO DIY Tamale Class: Didn't get enough tamales over the holidays? Never had a tamale? Love tamales so much, you could never possibly get enough of them? Co-op educator Lisa will guide students in making traditional Tamal Dough, prepared with fresh ground masa from a tortilleria (in this case, from Mi Tierra in Greenfield, MA). There will be tamales to try and everyone will take home the tamales they make. 3-4 p.m. Register by 1/19. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Information: Register:



January 2023