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WVEW Presents: Belle Machine, Thomas Nola and Snow Pot at 118 Elliot

What are you doing tonight? Nothing special, right? Come on down to 118 Elliot and have a night out.

Please join WVEW 107.7FM, Brattleboro's community radio station, for our 3rd in a series of monthly fundraiser events at 118 Elliot St. This month, the station presents local acts Belle Machine, Thomas Nöla, and Snow Pot.

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Scrabble! A Fun Evening Out at Brooks Library

Stop by for Drop-in Scrabble, weekly on Wednesdays at 6 pm. No need to bring anything; we've got the boards and tiles. Newcomers welcome. See you there. Every Wenesday, except for the first Wednesday of each month, when you might want to drop in for the First Wednesdays lecture series! 

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John Gorka at Next Stage Arts, March 19, 7:30pm

Next Stage Arts and Twilight Music present contemporary folk singer/songwriter John Gorka at Next Stage Arts on Sunday, March 19 at 7:30 pm.

John Gorka is perhaps the quintessential iconic singer/songwriter of the 1980’s folk scene. Hailing from New Jersey, he honed his craft and persona as a shy, wry and insightful singer/songwriter in the Greenwich Village “Fast Folk” and Boston music scenes. Gorka got his start at Godfrey Daniels, a neighborhood coffeehouse in eastern Pennsylvania which is one of the oldest and most venerable music institutions in the country. 

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Sean Altman's JEWMONGOUS at Next Stage Arts, March 10, 7:30pm

On the eve of Purim . . .

Ex-Rockapella star Sean Altman’s unkosher comedy song concert
is "tuneful and 
sharply witty” (Los Angeles Times), “relentlessly clever” (Chicago Tribune) and “bawdy with a wicked modern streak” (Washington Post), with “hilarious pleasures” (The New Yorker) that combine “the tunefulness of the Beatles and the spot-on wit of Tom Lehrer” (Boston Globe) with a “silky tenor voice that produced chills” (New York Times). 

Altman — one of “New York’s finest comedians” (New York Times) and “a terrific singer and a songwriter with an ear equally attuned to comic satire and the power of pop music” (The New Yorker) — “writes hilarious and irreverent acoustic rock songs about his awakening Jewish awareness” (Jerusalem Post) to make you “laugh your tuchis off” (Time Out) as “part of a new breed of Jewish hipster comedy that includes Jon Stewart, Sacha Baron Cohen and Sarah Silverman” (Philadelphia Daily News).

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Kick Off March At The WVEW Dance Party

The first Thursday of a new month is coming right up, and that means it's time for another WVEW Dance Party!  Join us on Thursday, March 2 at 118 Elliot for a fun and friendly evening of dancing to your favorite songs new and old.  DJs start spinning at 7pm.  From skiffle to disco, you'll hear it all.  Come on out and shake your groove thang.  Boys and girls of all genres welcome.

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Movie Monday

March Showings

DEBBIE & COMPANY

Movies starring:

March 6TH
Debbie Reynolds, Albert Brooks –10 am

March 13th
Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presner – 9:30 am

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Brattleboro Hosts Battle of the Barbers

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Scissors will snip and curls will be clipped as the Battle of the Barbers heats up on Main Street Friday, March 3.

The tonsorial action will take place in the lobby of the Latchis Hotel beginning at 5 p.m. and features an appearance by Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and his nemesis, Signor Adolfo Pirelli.

These masters of the close shave will meet again in the Main Street Arts musical production of Sweeney Todd that opens Thursday, March 16 at the historic Bellows Falls Opera House for a two-weekend run.

“We wanted to have some fun while promoting our show,” said the show’s director, David Stern. “We will have real hair stylists on hand to do some speed cutting and maybe carving.”

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Purimpalooza 2017 - A Musical Costume Party!

Are you feeling frantic? Worn out by the nightly news? In need of encouragement? Don’t despair -- Purim is coming! March 11 at the Vermont Jazz Center, we’ll let loose, wear wild costumes and masks, vent our rage at evil and oppression by shaking our graggers (noisemakers) at the name of Haman (or any other evil government official you’d like), and retell the story of how one brave undercover Jewish woman saved the whole Jewish people.

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Trivia Night at Brattleboro Sunrise Rotary Club To Benefit Brooks Library

Calling all trivia buffs and library supporters! This week, the Brattleboro Sunrise Rotary Club's Trivia Night will benefit the Friends of Brooks Memorial Library.

Please join us on Monday, Feb. 13th, 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm at the American Legion Hall, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro. Teams can consist of 4 to 6 players. Bring your friends or join a team when you arrive. Dinner is provided by Entera Catering, and a cash bar will be available as well. Admission is $20 and includes dinner and a donation to the Friends.

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Dinner & A Movie: SELMA @ Next Stage Arts

In honor of Black History Month, Next Stage presents: SELMA, historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay on Thursday, February 23. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel,Hosea Williams, Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis. DInner: 5:30 pm., Movie: 7:00 pm.

The film will be hosted by Artist, Essayist, Activist Shanta Lee.

Continuing by popular demand, Next Stage Arts Project and The Gleanery continue a special combination Dinner and A Movie on the fourth Thursday of the month.

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Movie Monday in February

February Showings

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Movies starring:

Feb 6TH - Margaret Sullivan, Jimmy Stewart –10 am

Feb 13th - Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, Jimmy Stewart – 9:30 am

Feb 27th – Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud – 10 am

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Super Groundhog Day Dance Party Downtown Feb 2

If you’ve been hibernating like the groundhog this winter, here’s a special press alert just for you: Groundhog Day is a great day for groundhogs of all ages to poke their heads out of their burrows — and go dancing.  WVEW Community Radio is hosting a dance party at 118 Elliot Street on Thursday, February 2, 2017 starting at 7:00PM.  You too can boogy down with us.  There will be an array of talented DJs, including yours truly and Chris Grotke, wearing our other hats as co-hosts of WVEW radio show Bubble Wrap.  With this line-up, expect lots of great dance music no matter what you like to dance to.  Trust us, it will be groovy.

So come on down next Thursday night, February 2, and have a great time dancing to some of the best dance music in town.  Better than karaoke!  Burns calories!  You can even sing along…

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VFW Lunch Specials Jan. 16th - Jan. 20th

The Brattleboro VFW at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served from 11:30 - 1:30. Specials are only $6 a plate. Burgers, fries, onion rings, chicken wings, soups and sandwiches are also available.
Take outs available by calling 257-0438.

Mon. - Salisbury steak w/ mushroom gravy, mashed potato & veg.
Tues - baked chicken w/ potato & veg.
Wed - spaghetti w/ meat sauce & salad
Thur - pot roast w/ potato & veg
Fri - homemade crab cakes w/ onion rings

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Drop-In Scrabble at Brooks Library - Weekly EXCEPT on First Wednesdays

Weekly Drop-in Scrabble will continue weekly on Wednesdays at 6 pm in the Local History Room, EXCEPT on First Wednesdays. Free and all welcome. Join us for 1st Wednesday Jan 4th, hope to see you at scrabble next week!

Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Contact us at info@brookslibraryvt.org or 802-254-5290

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New Year's Day Bingo!

The Brattleboro VFW will be holding a bingo on Sunday, New Year's Day. Doors open at 12 pm, and bingo games start at 2 PM. A single winner will take home $1000 when they win the jackpot in 75 numbers or less. No food or drink may be brought into the hall, but food and drinks are available for purchase. Public is invited.

-Brattleboro VFW

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Movie Monday

January Showings

HAPPY FUNNY NEW YEAR

Movies starring:

Jan 9th  Audrey Hepburn & George Peppard –9:30 am

Jan 23rd   Gene Kelly, Lucille Ball, Red Skelton – 10 am

Jan 30th   Walter Mathau & George Burns – 9:30 am

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Movie Monday in December

December Showings

LET’S CELABRATE

December 5th – 10:00 am

Starring: George Burns, John Denver

December 12th – 10:00 am

Starring: Bill Murry, Karon Allen

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Peter and the Farm @ The Latchis

PETER AND THE FARM @ THE LATCHIS

Opens Mon Nov 14 through the following weekend

*** SPECIAL SCREENING :
Fri Nov 18th 7PM with Q&A with Peter Dunning and Director Tony Stone

More info at: http://theater.latchis.com

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Movie Monday

November Showings

GIVE THANKS

November 7th
– 10:00 am

Starring: Kate
Maberly, Maggie Smith

November 14th
– 9:30 am

Starring: Helen
Mirren, Om Puri

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