Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present The Seamus Egan Project, featuring the longtime leader of the legendary Irish-American band Solas, at Next Stage on Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 pm. Beginning with tunes from his groundbreaking 1996 album “When Juniper Sleeps,” which was the impetus for the formation of Solas, through music from his 20-year career with that iconic band, and adding some brand new tunes, Seamus, with Owen Marshall, Kyle Sanna and other musical friends, will continue to explore the further reaches of the Irish tradition and beyond.
Twilight Music continues its 17th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk, world beat, zydeco, Celtic, jazz, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Sunday, June 30 with funk and world beat band Simba. The seven concert series continues every other Sunday through August 25. All concerts begin at 6:00 pm in downtown Putney on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain.
What is it called when a song keeps going round in your head for days? This is one of them.
It’s a good song, so I want to share it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqV9NZSGIa4
George Burns (yeah, THAT George Burns) made a cover. He actually did a good job. I didn’t know he could sing.
Pre-orders are now available for the 2020 Brattleboro Firefighters calendar to benefit the Brattleboro Firefighters Benefit Association. Call the VFW at 802-257-0438 or the fire station at 802-254-4831 to order yours today. Announcements will be made when they are available for pick-up at the VFW or Central Fire Station on Elliott St.
The seasons change, and so does what we notice around Brattleboro.
Anything catch your eye recently? Make note of it here.
The secrets behind the world’s 10 greatest magic tricks:
Walking On Water – Dove Illusion – Card From Deck Levitation Trick – Girl Levitating In Air – Can On A Card – Turning Water Into Ice In A Second – Death Saw – Twisting An iPhone – Lemon Trick – Houdini’s Greatest Escape
Starting Monday, July 8th, Hinesburg Road will be closed to through traffic in the area of 402 Hinesburg Rd. The closure is to install a new box culvert. Through traffic will be detoured across Mather Road to Bonnyvale Road, and through Lee Road. The detour will be marked. Residents within the closure will still have access to their homes.
BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 6/24/19
Monday, June 24, 2019
5:35 am TWG – The Story of Vermont’s Quiet Digital Revolution
6:00 am UCM Climate Action Team – Climate Change Comes to Vermont
7:20 am March for Medicaid – Barre, VT – 6/8/19
The Brattleboro Board of Listers will meet on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 2:00pm in the Assesssors’ Office (Suite 109) at the Municipal Center.
The Brattleboro Citizen Police Communications Committee (CPCC) will meet on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 5:30pm in the Meeting Room at Brooks Memorial Library.
President Donald Trump is now focusing all his attention on the Middle East, and this is causing the rest of the world to look there too. It’s also causing Middle Eastern nations to look at themselves and take sides. Since there are at least two major factions, led by the Saudis and the Iranians respectively, one would expect that a US invasion of Iran would lead other Middle Eastern countries to get involved on one side or the other. As a spokesman for Iran said last night, one bullet could set the whole region ablaze and US interests with it.
The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burger, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438
Mon – macaroni salad, potato salad and cold meat platter