Les Sages Fous’ “Tricyckle,” will presented at Sandglass Theater on Dec. 1 and 2.

Sandglass Theater presents ‘Tricyckle’

Sandglass Theater will present the Québécois theater company Les Sages Fous (Wise Fools) for two performances of Tricyckle. The performances are on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Putney Central School gymnasium.

A man in a Québec town, born in a cardboard box, roams the city collecting other people's junk. Why? And how does this junk transform his life and, possibly, ours?...

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Next Stage hosts Argentinian duo César Lerner and Marcello Moguilevsky

Next Stage Arts presents Argentinian duo César Lerner and Marcello Moguilevsky playing their musical fusion of klezmer, tango, jazz, and South American folk music at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. The duo has played together for more than 40 years. "Lerner and...

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‘The problem is unrestrained capitalism’

Epsilon Spires presents ‘They Live,’ John Carpenter’s 1988 anti-consumerist cult-classic film — on Black Friday

Which holiday is scarier: Halloween or Black Friday? If you answered the latter, you may find comfort and fellowship on Friday, Nov. 24, when arts organization Epsilon Spires screens John Carpenter's anti-consumerist cri de coeur, They Live. Described as a science fiction action horror film, They Live stars Roddy...

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BMC Chamber Series presents Musicians from Marlboro-Group II

The Brattleboro Music Center (BMC) Chamber Series welcomes Musicians from Marlboro Group II Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. This program pairs Ralph Vaughan Williams's "Ten Blake Songs" for tenor and oboe with Scottish composer Helen Grime's Oboe Quartet and the expansive majesty of Brahms's Piano Quartet in A major. Performers joining tenor Patrick Bessenbacher will include Itamar Zorman, violin; Haesue Lee, viola; Brannon Cho, cello; Filippo Gorini, piano; and Mary Lynch VanderKolk, oboe. Musicians from Marlboro tours are noted...

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BMAC, Retreat Farm invite Artful Ice Shanty entries

Artists, ice fishing enthusiasts, and builders of all ages and experience levels are invited to enter the 2024 Artful Ice Shanties outdoor exhibition presented by the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) and Retreat Farm. The exhibition will be held Feb. 17–25, with a closing ceremony on(1) Saturday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. The exhibition and closing ceremony will take place on the Retreat Meadows ice across the road from Retreat Farm or, in case of unsafe ice, on the...

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Sandglass Theater presents ‘A Rafter of Crankies’ on Nov. 24 and 25

Sandglass Theater's "A Rafter of Crankies" is back at Green Mountain Orchards on West Hill Road for the third consecutive year. Performances will take place on Friday, Nov. 24, at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 25, at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Once again, the Crankies event will be part of the Putney Craft Tour on Thanksgiving Weekend. Crankies are panoramic scrolls that are hand-cranked using handles on either side of a box that the scrolls wind through. "The effect...

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Kat Wright, Brett Hughes bring holiday show to Next Stage

Next Stage Arts and Twilight Music present singer-songwriters Kat Wright and Brett Hughes with their quartet performing songs of the season at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Next Stage Production Director Barry Stockwell said in a news release that Wright is "an incredibly versatile and gifted singer. Kat performs with her eight-piece soul band, her rootsy/funky trio, her folk duo with Brett, and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. We're thrilled to bring her back...

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Musically minded youth take to the stage

The youth rock festival Brattrock will return to the Stone Church Saturday, Nov. 18 at with a dynamic lineup of four youth bands/performers. These in-person performances will showcase three bands - YourArmsAreMyLegs, Godzilla with a Gun, and Ezra Holloway - as well as solo performer Jessica Beck. Beck describes herself as a "common Greenfield hoodlum" who spends her days playing JRPG (Japanese role-playing games) such as Omori, which has a turn-based battle system with psychological horror elements. She describes her...

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