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  • Female Imagination of the Global South: Films + Q&A
    Female Imagination of the Global South: Films + Q&A
    Sat, May 18
    Epsilon Spires
    May 18, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    May 18, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A visceral dive into the myths, dreams, and archetypes within the female imagination of the global south, the films of Brazilian artist Guta Galli and Jessica Fertonani Cooke explore how gender and racial violence, pleasure, abuse, freedom, power, and motherhood shapes our collective unconscious.
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  • ALL-AGES: Snow White (1916) w/ Live Harp & Viola Music
    ALL-AGES: Snow White (1916) w/ Live Harp & Viola Music
    Fri, May 17
    Epsilon Spires
    May 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    May 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A spellbinding celebration of the imagination for all-ages to enjoy! Join us in our Sanctuary for a rare screening of the 1916 silent film treasure, Snow White with an original live score performed on harp and viola by sisters Leslie and Barbara McMichael! Popcorn and refreshments provided!
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  • Raga Pianist: Utsav Lal
    Raga Pianist: Utsav Lal
    Sun, May 12
    Epsilon Spires
    May 12, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    May 12, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Drawing fresh inspiration from ancient tradition, Utsav Lal has developed his own unique and soulful voice for the piano. A virtuosic performer who combines Indian Classical Music with jazz and post-modern concepts, Lal's music is recognized for it's sincerity, depth and powerful intensity.
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  • THE LAST LAUGH (1924) w/ Pipe Organ Music by Jeff Rapsis!
    THE LAST LAUGH (1924) w/ Pipe Organ Music by Jeff Rapsis!
    Fri, May 10
    Epsilon Spires
    May 10, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    May 10, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    With groundbreaking cinematography, F.W. Murnau’s THE LAST LAUGH (1924) is one of the crowning achievements of the German expressionist movement. A beautifully conceived fable about a working-class man whose illusions of power and prestige within the hierarchical system become shattered.
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  • Duffy x Uhlmann
    Duffy x Uhlmann
    Sun, May 05
    Epsilon Spires
    May 05, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    May 05, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Meg Duffy (Hand Habits) and Greg Uhlmann (Perfume Genius) are two guitarists in conversation: looping feelings, braiding sound, blowing kisses, and finishing each other’s sentences. Less of an echo and more of nod, their improvisation unfolds in radical, mutual witnessing and trust.
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  • DR. STRANGELOVE, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
    DR. STRANGELOVE, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
    Sat, May 04
    Epsilon Spires
    May 04, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    May 04, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Screwball Speakeasy Club celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the iconic masterpiece of subversive cold war satire. A stunning indictment of the military industrial complex, Stanley Kubrick’s fierce dark comedy about nuclear war remains an act of provocation that touches upon the absurdity of truth.
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  • Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Donald McMahon
    Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Donald McMahon
    Wed, May 01
    Epsilon Spires
    May 01, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    May 01, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Organist and Director of Music at the Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church in Bennington, Donald McMahon's musical program: Classical Music for Spring includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Henry Smart, Dan Locklair, Jehan Alain, William Matthias, Charles-Marie Widor, Michelle Leclerc.
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  • THE ARC OF OBLIVION: Documentary & Farm-To-Table Feast!
    THE ARC OF OBLIVION: Documentary & Farm-To-Table Feast!
    Sun, Apr 28
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 28, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    In a universe that erases its tracks, why are we so hellbent on leaving a trace? From executive producer Werner Herzog, THE ARC OF OBLIVION is a playful search for answers to a deeply existential question. Join us after the film for a multi-course culinary adventure created by Great Falls Harvest!
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  • ARNOLD DREYBLATT
    ARNOLD DREYBLATT
    Sat, Apr 27
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 27, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Famous for his transcendental and ecstatic music, legendary composer and multi-media artist Arnold Dreyblatt’s live performances emerge from his decades-long practice of building and preparing his own instruments, and exploring the incidental harmonic discoveries made when they are played.
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  • THE KITE RUNNER + Afghan Cuisine & Film Discussion
    THE KITE RUNNER + Afghan Cuisine & Film Discussion
    Sun, Apr 21
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Our Film Adaptations of Banned Books series continues with THE KITE RUNNER with discussion led by Abdullah Hafizi and members of the artist collective THE ARTLORDS. Bring your library card for free admission to the film! Enjoy extraordinary Afghan cuisine created by TAZA after the screening!
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  • MAY 3RD! MOSAIC MURAL SMASH & SORT PARTY!
    MAY 3RD! MOSAIC MURAL SMASH & SORT PARTY!
    Sat, Apr 20
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 20, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 30, 2024, 11:59 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 30, 2024, 11:59 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    NEW DATE! JOIN US IN PLINY PARK, FRIDAY, MAY 3RD, 3-6pm to donate objects and smash ceramics into pieces to be incorporated into the finished mural! Mary Lacy and Corrine Yonce are co-creating a large-scale mosaic with the community, the finished art will share our collective stories and memories!
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  • Ruth Garbus Trio + Bernice
    Ruth Garbus Trio + Bernice
    Mon, Apr 15
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Minimalist avant-pop songs that embrace the impermanence of all things, Ruth Garbus will be joined by elie mcafee-hahn and Nick Bisceglia for an ephemeral night of magic. Aglow with affection, curiosity and communion, Toronto-based Bernice gracefully expand into new territories of R&B and neo-soul.
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  • Future Pliny Park Mosaic Mural: SMASH PARTY!
    Future Pliny Park Mosaic Mural: SMASH PARTY!
    Sat, Apr 13
    Pliny Park
    Apr 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Pliny Park, High St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Pliny Park, High St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Join us in Pliny Park to donate objects and smash ceramics into pieces to be incorporated into the finished mural! Artists Mary Lacy and Corrine Yonce are working with the community to co-create a large-scale mosaic in Pliny Park sharing our collective stories through public art.
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  • GLENNDA & FRIENDS: Queer Videos from the ‘90s!
    GLENNDA & FRIENDS: Queer Videos from the ‘90s!
    Fri, Apr 12
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 12, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 12, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Join us for a screening of three videos from Glenn Belverio’s Manhattan public access series: "The Brenda and Glennda Show" and "Glennda and Friends", which took the art of drag into the streets to address queer and feminist issues with campy humor. Post-screening Q&A with Director Glenn Belverio.
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  • Solar Eclipse Celebration with THISTLE!
    Solar Eclipse Celebration with THISTLE!
    Mon, Apr 08
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 08, 2024, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 08, 2024, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    THISTLE is a Chamber Folk duo performing on Harp, Cello, and Voice. Musical enchantment that draws influence from Jazz, Western Classical and South Indian Classical with lyrics inspired by fairytales, poetry, and literature. All-ages are welcome and eclipse viewing glasses will be provided!
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  • Josephine Foster + Stella Kola + Ceremonial Abyss
    Josephine Foster + Stella Kola + Ceremonial Abyss
    Sat, Apr 06
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 06, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 06, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A mezzo-soprano whose unorthodox arrangements fuse folk with the avant-garde, Josephine breathes new life into archaic forms while embodying the cultural archaeology of Harry Smith’s old weird America. Stella Kola create shape-shifting psych-folk ballads +ambient tape collage by Ceremonial Abyss
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  • Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Nathan Elsbernd
    Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Nathan Elsbernd
    Wed, Apr 03
    Epsilon Spires
    Apr 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Apr 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Organist and Director of Music at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in New Haven, and a graduate student at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Nathan's program for April includes works by J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Cesar Franck, and contemporary arrangements by Paul Ayres and Liv-Benedicte Bjørneboe.
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  • I WAS BORN, BUT... Ozu's Masterpiece w/ Piano Score by Makia Matsumura
    I WAS BORN, BUT... Ozu's Masterpiece w/ Piano Score by Makia Matsumura
    Sat, Mar 23
    Epsilon Spires
    Mar 23, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Mar 23, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Our GRRLS TO THE FRONT Finale! Two silent films with live accompaniment by pianist Makia Matsumura: "I Was Born, But..." is a charming and sublime comedy by celebrated Japanese director Yasujirō Ozu, and "Fallen Leaves"(1912) a lyrical short by the pioneering first woman filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché
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