BCTV Schedules Week of 1/20/2020

BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/20/20

Monday, January 20, 2020

5:30 am The News Project – Essentials of Investing Part 4 of 5
6:00 am Community Conversations on Compassion – Part 4 – Compassion, Fear and Safety in Brattleboro
7:45 am New England Cooks – Gerry Nooney – Chocolate Mousse
8:00 am Democracy Now! – Daily Episode
9:00 am Couch Potatoe Productions – Back Road Stories 11/1/19


Winter Corn Hole Tournament to Benefit Brattleboro Professional Firefighter’s Local 4439

Saturday Feb. 22nd the Brattleboro Firefighter’s will be hosting an indoor corn hole tournament at the Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road from 12pm – 6 pm. Tickets are $25 per team, with a maximum of 32 teams allowed. There will be a cash bar, and food for sale by the VFW. (No outside food or drinks allowed) 1st place $50, 2nd and 3rd place $25.


Rabbi-Comedian Bob Alper at Next Stage on Thursday, December 19

Next Stage Arts Project is delighted to present Rabbi-Comedian Bob Alper to celebrate the holidays on Thursday, December 19 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door, available online at www.nextstagearts.org and at Turn It Up!, Brattleboro, the Putney General Store three weeks before the show.  Next Stage is located at 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, VT.

There’s a reason why Sirius/XM Satellite Radio plays Rabbi Bob Alper’s bits several times daily, often sandwiched between Bob Newhart and Jerry Seinfeld: Bob’s unique background — he’s an ordained rabbi who served congregations for fourteen years and holds a doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary — prepared him well for a twenty-seven year comedy career with wonderfully unique material presented in a way that’s intelligent, sophisticated, and 100% clean


New Year’s Eve Party at Brattleboro VFW Dec. 31st

New Year’s Eve tickets on sale now for Dec. 31st at the Brattleboro VFW. Doors open at 5 pm, meal at 6 pm, and The Visitors Band starts at 7:30pm. $20 a ticket gets you a choice of prime rib or garlic roasted pork, salad, baked potato, veg. and roll. Snacks at 10 pm, and party favors will also be handed out. A champagne toast at midnight for those of age. Come into the VFW and choose your table now. $10 per person for the dance only. Public is welcome


Film: The People’s Truth

In THE PEOPLE’S TRUTH, Polly and the team travel over 50,000 miles in the USA and around the world. Interviews of parents and doctors with nothing to gain and everything to lose exposed the vaccine injury epidemic and asked the question on every parent’s mind, “Are vaccines really as safe and effective as we’ve been told?” Come find out on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the Latchis Theater, located at 50 Main Street, Brattleboro.


“One Twin At A Time” at Next Stage on Thursday, November 21

Next Stage Arts Project and the Putney Historical Society present filmmaker Mike Leonard and his delightful documentary “One Town at a Time” on Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 pm. The film explores and celebrates the great state of Vermont one town at a time, and is part of the monthly Next Stage [FRAMED] hosted film series. Mike will lead a Q&A session following the film.

In 2006, during a summer between semesters at college, director Mike Leonard took on the challenge of visiting every town in the state of Vermont by joining the 251 Club – a unique organization dedicated to exploring The Green Mountain State.


NEYT Fun and Funny Family Friendly Show!

Kick back with your popcorn and browse your favorite channels of clown television. New England Youth Theatre proudly presents, “Clown TV!” A play written and directed by NEYT alum Doran Hamm, aided by Amy Majer, Putnam Smith, and all of the young comedians, “Clown TV! “ is uproarious fun for the whole family. 

“My favorite part of the process is the collaboration with the kids. We had this concept of clown tv, which is a rich field to plant in,” says Hamm. “We compiled a bunch of different ideas, we all voted, and democratically chose the top nine options to create scene work in.”


Dance Party at the Brattleboro VFW

The Brattleboro VFW at 40 Black Mountain Road will be having a dance Saturday, Oct. 19th. Version 6 Band will be playing from 7pm-11pm. Doors open at 6 pm. $10 cover charge per person. Public is welcome to this event. Sponsored by Elwin Hamilton. Please have a designated driver if you are drinking.


Emma’s Revolution Concert Oct. 25 To Benefit CASP

They’re back! — Emma’s Revolution will return to All Souls Church on Friday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. with a concert to benefit the Community Asylum Seekers Project (CASP).

Pat Humphries and Sandy O, the duo that makes up Emma’s Revolution, were among the many musicians who performed for the sold-out Pete Seeger 100th celebration at the church back in May. They are returning to lend their enthusiastic support for CASP, whose mission is to provide basic needs and a supportive community for those in the process of seeking asylum in the United States.


Concert to Benefit Asylum Seekers

WEST BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – The duo Emma’s Revolution will present a concert to benefit the Community Asylum Seekers Project Friday, Oct. 25 at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church at 7:30 p.m.

   Emma’s Revolution is the dynamic, award-winning activist duo of Pat Humphries and Sandy O, whose songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, covered for Holly Near and praised by Pete Seeger.

   With beautiful harmonies and genre-defying eclecticism, the performance will include tributes to Seeger, a friend and mentor to the duo.


The Akwaaba Ensemble and U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo at Next Stage on Friday, October 4

Next Stage Arts Project presents The Akwaaba Ensemble, traditional African drumming and dance, at Next Stage on Friday, October 4 at 7:30 pm.  Opening for Akwaaba Ensemble will be award-winning performance artist, singer, musician and author U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo. Tickets are $20 advance available online, at the Putney General Store and at Turn It Up! in Brattleboro, and $24 at the door. Next Stage is located at 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, VT, and features a recently-renovated state of the art performance space with a great dance floor, sound system, and beer and wine cash bar.