NEYT’S Liam Johnson Featured In Equus at Great River Theater Festival

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – New England Youth Theatre alum Liam Johnson of Brattleboro has taken on the challenging role of the troubled boy Alan Strang in the Main Street Arts production of Peter Shaffer’s Equus.

The psychological thriller that is now considered a modern classic opens Thursday, June 28 for a two-weekend run as part of the Greater River Theater Festival. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 28, 29, 30 and July 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the MSA theater, which has been reconfigured so the audience literally has a ringside seat.


Charlotte Spins Her Web Again in Saxtons River

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – A beloved pig and his spider friend weave a beautiful friendship as E.B. White’s classic tale Charlotte’s Web makes a return visit to Main Street Arts after a 30-year absence.

Performances of Joseph Robinette’s adaptation will be Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m.


Monday Morning Movies in May

May Showings – POLITICS AS USUAL ?

Movies starring:
May 7th – Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent –10 am
May 14th – Judi Dench, Ali Fazal – 9:30 am
May 21st – Q’oranka Kilcher, Barry Pepper – 10 am
May 28th – No Movie Memorial Day


Boob Di-lan and My Grandmother

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Way back in the early 1980’s, my grandmother went on a trip to Europe. When she got back, she had little gifts for everyone, and one of them was a napkin signed by Bob Dylan to my sister Abbie.

It tuns out that she was in a store or cafe and heard a commotion, with people around here saying rather excitedly “Boob Di-lan. Boob Di-lan.” She said she saw the crowd gathering, went over, and got his autograph. I’m pretty sure she had very little idea of who he was.


Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway Deeper Than The Skin – Building Bridges with Music

WEST BRATTLEBORO — Singer-songwriters Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway will appear in concert at All Souls’ Church on Saturday, April 14th, at 7 p.m. with their joint production, “Deeper Than The Skin – Building Bridges with Music” addressing the racial divide.

Longtime friends and collaborators, Harris and Greenway put their experiences together in “Deeper Than The Skin,” a concert presentation that explores their unique history as a white man from the capital of the Confederacy and a black man whose maternal ancestor was a slave on a plantation just outside of Richmond. They have built a bridge between their lives through 30 years of friendship, shared goals, and a passion to build community.


Monday Morning Movie

Brattleboro Senior Center   April Showings

SPRING MUSIC
Movies starring:
April 2nd – Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers –10 am
April 9th – Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck – 9:30 am
April 16th – Fred Astaire, Judy Garland – 10 am


Local “Celebrity” Dancers Featured at Youth Services Gala and Dance Show April 28

Here’s your chance to witness local “celebrities” showcasing their dance skills while supporting a great cause! On Saturday, April 28, Youth Services will be holding its Annual Gala & Silent Auction at SIT’s International Center from 5 to 10 p.m. New to the much anticipated event is a twist on televisions’ hit reality show, Dancing with the Stars. Presented by SIT, all-inclusive tickets for Can Windham County Dance? are $85 per person ($55 of which is tax deductible) at www.youthservicesinc.org/gala.


Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, Everybody Loves Pirates!

Sandglass Theater’s Winter Sunshine Series continues on Saturday, March 17th with two performances of Everybody Loves Pirates! by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers  at Sandglass Theater in Putney at 11 AM and 2 PM. Eight-year-old Lucy and her pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way!  Reserve your tickets by calling (802)387-4051 or email info@sandglasstheater.org.


Corned Beef Dinner Dance at the VFW! Public Welcome.

Our new dance floor is in and ready to go! The Brattleboro VFW Post #1034 located at 40 Black Mountain Road will be having a dinner/dance Saturday Mar. 10th. The meal will be cottage cheese, corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, roll, and strawberry shortcake. Doors open at 5 pm, dinner is served at 6 PM.


Punch and Judy on Ice by Modern Times

PUTNEY- Southern Vermont’s favorite puppet theater event for young audiences returns for its 10th season of performances, workshops and school engagements. Sandglass Theater’s Winter Sunshine Series kicks off on Saturday, February 17th at 11am and 2pm with two public performances at Sandglass Theater.