CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Sunday, February
PUTNEY Balla Kouyat and Mike Block, plus John Hughes: Balla Kouyat and Mike Block have been collaborating for over a decade - bonding over their shared interest in music from across the world and their commitment to innovating on their instruments. Kouyate, a balafon player and singer coming out of the Djeli tradition of Mali, was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship from the NEA. Block is an American cellist/singer/composer and a Grammy Award-winning musician originally trained in Western Classical music. 4 p.m. Both Kouyate and Block are members of Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad Ensemble. John Hughes is an internationally renowned composer, kora player, percussionist, vocalist whose style crosses myriad cultural boundaries and fuses disparate influences. Visit Next Stage Health & Safety page for COVID protocols. $20 in advance, $24 at door. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.
GUILFORD Guilford Community Church -Concert Series - Piano Recital kicks off with Rachel Johnson: Showcasing a repertoire from the Baroque, Classic, Romantic and Impressionistic eras by composers such as J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy and more. Other musicians on the recital will be Dwayne Johnson, Rachel's husband, who'll play a trumpet solo by Fitzgerald and Connie Green, who will play a flute solo by Bloch with Rachel Johnson accompanying both instrumentalists. 2:30 p.m. Musicians Peter Amidon, Andy Davis, and more provide brief introductions to the concert pieces. Complimentary refreshments follow concert. $10 to $25 suggested donation. Tickets only available at door. Guilford Community Church, 38 Church Dr. off Rte. 5. Information: 802-257-0994, email@example.com.
BRATTLEBORO "Good Match? Or mismatch? Good Question!" All Souls Church Hybrid Worship Service (In-Person/Zoom): In this service presented by The Women's Freedom Center advocate Shari will tell us about their work over the past year and bring some social justice reflections on what healthy love is, and is not. Amid all the mixed messages we often get in our culture - about ourselves, each other, and about romance - how can we nonetheless cultivate the self-love and healthy discernment needed to thrive, and to help to create healthy relationships?. 10 a.m. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church West Village Meeting House, 29 South St. Information: Zoom: Visit www.ascvt.org shortly before 10 a.m.
GUILFORD Soup for the Soul Potluck Supper: A mid-winter gathering to warm the heart & soul. Bring bread, soup, dessert or a non-alcoholic beverage to share (please label ingredients). If you don't bring anything, that's OK, too. All are welcome! You're also encouraged to bring a gardening/nature related reading (essay, poem, passage), and a recipe card for your favorite soup. 5 - 7 p.m. Free. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-451-0405; Click for more info on Web in new window.