Bob Johnson

Silent films and performances on Estey organ help make Brattleboro exceptional

Many aspects of Brattleboro make it an exceptional place. Much is going on in the way of cultural and social interactions that are unique. Its visual environment is exceptional with the unique colors of each season. Its society is inviting of all cultures.

To me, a most special aspect is the potential for exceptionally unique artistic exposure.

I am a strong proponent of Epsilon Spires. Jamie Mohr, as creative director, is constantly bringing performances that otherwise would not be seen, except in New York City or possibly Boston.

One most exceptional example is how she is booking artists to use the unique sound of our fine Estey Organ to accompany silent movies, drawing theatergoers to Brattleboro from as far away as New York.

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