Artist Carol Keiser in her new studio with six of her many paintings.

Putney artist opens barn gallery

Carol Keiser says she is thrilled that she can display the whole body of her work in one location

Artist Carol Keiser moved to the area in 1970 to attend Antioch Graduate School and liked it so much she never left.

On Saturday, Sept. 30, Keiser will realize a longtime dream: the opening of her own art gallery to showcase her four decades of work.

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Event centers work of young photographers — and their dreams

In-Sight Photography Project celebrates 30 years with youth photo fair and contest

Giving young people a chance to see the world through a different lens for 30 years, In-Sight Photography Project now hosts its first annual Youth Photo Contest & Fair. On Saturday, Sept. 30, some 31 young artists from Brattleboro and across the region - including Bennington; Greenfield, Massachusetts; and...

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‘Artisans of Dummerston’ exhibit opens at historical society

What is an artisan? An artisan is someone who works with their hands to create unique, functional and/or decorative items using traditional techniques. Artisans are masters of their craft and create products, such as clothes, toys, tools, paintings, furnishings, and many more. The Dummerston Historical Society invites you to...

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‘Here We Are’ celebrates 200th episode on BCTV

"Here We Are: Brattleboro's Community Talk Show" recently celebrated the airing of its 200th episode on Brattleboro Community Television (BCTV). Host Wendy O'Connell started her show in August 2017 with the aim of connecting the community through the simple act of conversation. The 200th episode features poet and songwriter Wyn Cooper, who has co-created award-winning songs for TV series and individual artists, including(1) lyrics for Sheryl Crow's hit "All I Wanna Do." The episode is currently airing on Comcast Channel...

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Vermont Crafts Council sets fall open studio tour

The statewide Vermont Crafts Council's Fall Open Studio Weekend on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 will include four artist studios and two galleries in the Brattleboro area, as well as others in southern Vermont. Participating sites will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, and visitors will have the chance to see demonstrations, purchase handcrafted items, talk to the professional artisans who made them, and see the environment where they create their work. The...

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Juno Orchestra celebrates Bach with Oct. 8 concert

The Brattleboro Music Center's Juno Orchestra presents a program set for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Persons Auditorium in Marlboro. The performance will feature the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, as well as works by his son, Carl Phillipp Emanuel Bach, and by Georges Frideric Handel. As Juno Founder and Music Director Zon Eastes explains, "This concert recalls the wonder of the New England Bach Festival, often presented this same weekend years ago, and created by Brattleboro Music Center...

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NPR’s Martha Barnette explores the ‘Joy of Lex’ at Brooks Memorial Library

Surprising word histories, regional dialects, ancient linguistic roots, and modern slang are explored with Martha Barnette, co-host of public radio's popular A Way with Words in the main reading room of Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. The show about words and how we use them - including word and phrase origins, writing well, books and reading, and that weird thing Grandma used to say - is heard each week by listeners of...

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Montreal Circus Company performs to the limit at NECCA

Montreal-based acrobatic circus duet Agathe & Adrien is set to wow Brattleboro audiences with their show N.Ormes on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 pm. Brought to New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) through a grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts, this acrobatic duo will share their show that found acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and the MICC circus festival in Montreal. "It has become more and more important to us at NECCA that...

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