Guilford Chamber Singers Seeking Singers for June A Cappella Concert

Guilford Chamber Singers, sponsored by Friends of Music at Guilford, is seeking voices for our June concert, A Cappella a la Carte. We are a well-regarded ensemble led by Tom Baehr, veteran director of our 13 concerts since 2014. This concert’s repertoire consists of songs about avians and apians; that is, birds and bees. They include “Skylark,” “Blackbird,” a song about a nightingale, and of course bees and other insects.

“Rhymes with Orange” Cartoonist Hilary Price Speaks at Landmark College, March 14

The Landmark College Academic Speaker Series welcomes syndicated cartoonist Hilary Price to campus on Tuesday, March 14 at 5 p.m.  in the Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium, located in the Lewis Academic Building.

Price’s talk, entitled “How I Became a Cartoonist: A Study in Messing Up” will include insights about how she gets ideas for her award-winning comic strip “Rhymes with Orange”, makes comics and lives a creative life.

“Rhymes with Orange” debuted in 1995, making Price the youngest woman to have a syndicated comic strip. The strip is now done in collaboration with Canadian cartoonist Rina Piccolo. It appears in newspapers internationally, and has appeared in Parade Magazine, People, and in The Library of Congress.

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WSESD Board Meeting Agenda

I. CALL TO ORDER – 5:30 p.m. – Kelly Young, Board Chair. Executive Session.
II. EXECUTIVE SESSION under 1 V.S.A. §313(a)(7) Academic records or suspension or discipline of students – WRCC 1st floor Conference Room 198E

BCTV Schedules – Week of February 27, 2023

BCTV Channel 1078 Weekly Listing for 2/27/23

Monday, February 27, 2023

6:15 am The Talk – Latinx Voices 2/15/23

8:00 am Democracy Now! – Democracy Now! Daily Broadcast

9:00 am The World Fusion Show – Ep 146 – Yulia Musayelyan

9:30 am Rock River Players Present – The Importance of Being Earnest

Multimedia Exhibit about Social Justice on Display at Landmark College

A new exhibit in The Fine Arts Gallery at Landmark College explores issues of social justice and injustice through the multimedia works of Lani Asuncion, Nima Nikakhlagh, Vick Quezada and William Ransom.

Curated by Landmark College Associate Professor of Arts Samuel Rowlett, “In the Course of Human Events” opened on February 15 and will be on display through April 21, 2023 in the Fine Arts Gallery, which is open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rowlett says the exhibition title, taken from the first line of the Declaration of Independence, offers a reminder of the deeply human complexities, tragedies, and hypocrisies inherent in the ongoing formation of our “more perfect union.”

WSESD Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes

The Windham Southeast School District Board will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 in the WRCC 1st floor Conference Room 198E for an EXECUTIVE SESSION under 1 V.S.A. §313(a)(7) Academic records or suspension or discipline of students. The regular meeting will commence in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room at approximately 6:30 p.m. or at the conclusion of the executive session.

WSESU Policy and Amendment Committee

Revised AGENDA
I. Approval of Minutes from 2/6/23
Confirm date for next meeting

II. Update
F10 – Reporting Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect (3rd Reading 2/14/23)
F35 – School Animal Policy (2nd Reading 2/14/23)
III. Review as a 1st Reading for presentation to the Board on 2/28
F2 (D17) Policy on Nondiscriminatory Mascots and School Branding

Lester Dunklee on “Here We Are”

Legendary LESTER DUNKLEE – a fixture and fixer on Flat St.

He’s been the go-to guy for rescuing, restoring and re-solving countless projects, objects and much machinery at Dunklee’s Machine Shop – his family’s business for over 100 years, and he’s got stories to tell !

BCTV Schedules Week of February 20, 2022

BCTV Channel 1078 Weekly Listing for 2/20/23

Monday, February 20, 2023

6:00 am Thorn In My Side – BREAKFAST! – May 26th, 2022

7:10 am Peace Talks – Interview with Poet Rajnii Eddins 1/20/23

8:00 am Democracy Now! – Democracy Now! Daily Broadcast

9:00 am Landmark College Presents – Taylor Dunne and Eric Stewart – Resisting Nuclear Armament in the 21st Century

The Foreign Landers at Next Stage

PUTNEY – Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present an evening of bluegrass and folk music by The Foreign Landers on Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 pm at Next Stage.

Drawing from the musical styles of their homelands, transatlantic, multi-instrumentalist duo David Benedict (from South Carolina) and Tabitha Agnew Benedict (from Northern Ireland) join with Nate Sabat on acoustic bass and Julian Pinelli on fiddle for their 2023 tour to celebrate the release of the CD “Traveler’s Rest.” David and Tabitha’s authenticity and originality in songwriting, instrumental prowess on guitar, banjo, and mandolin, evocative vocals, and unique transatlantic touch all combine to create a unique sound that is inexpressibly foreign and yet familiar.

WSESD Social Justice Meeting Agenda and Minutes

WSESD Social Justice Committee (note: previously the Board’s Diversity and Equity Committee) – Mission: Foster learning environments in which all members of the school community are safe, feel valued and are appreciated, as well as promote policies and procedures that value equity and diversity in our schools.

We will meet without a formal, developed agenda in order to begin the process of discourse. Our goal is to explore ways that the Social Justice Committee can support District-wide concerns and goals. At this initial meeting we will create an agenda that is sensitive to the needs of students, parents and guardians, staff and teachers, administrators, community members, and the Board itself.

Brattleboro School Board Candidate Interview – Jaci Reynolds

Jaci Reynolds is running for a 3 year Brattleboro seat on the School Board.

Introduce yourself – who are you and why are you running for the school  board?

I’m Jaci Reynolds. I own two local small businesses and I have children at two district schools. I served on this board in 2021 and 2022 and we got some important work done. After a year away, I have gained more insight from lots of community members on what their expectations of our board are and I will bring that back with me.

BCTV Schedules – Week of February 13, 2023

BCTV Channel 1078 Weekly Listing for 2/13/23

Monday, February 13, 2023

6:00 am Northern Roots Traditional Music Festival – Northern Roots 2023

8:00 am Democracy Now! – Democracy Now! Daily Broadcast

9:00 am Thorn In My Side – BREAKFAST! – May 26th, 2022

10:10 am Norwich Book Store Author Talk – The Animal Days by Keila Vall

Walter Parks & Rob Curto’s Swampalachian Trail on 3/10

Next Stage Arts presents Walter Parks and Rob Curto’s “Swampalachian Trail” on Friday, March 10 at 7:30 pm at Next Stage

Walter Parks, longtime guitarist sideman to Woodstock legend Richie Havens joins accordionist extraordinaire Rob Curto in presenting their self-described “Swampalachian” acoustic and roots style – a blend of reels, hollers, spirituals and blues. Their project reimagines the historic soundtrack to the building of America reminding us all regardless of political and cultural diversity, that whereas we may be bonded by an often painful history, we are nonetheless moved and united in the present day by the love of great music.