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Past Events

  • Surrealist Games and Prepared Piano w/ Roger Clark Miller
    Jan 21, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A night of playful co-creation to make new connections, cerebral and social! Roger Clark Miller (of Mission of Burma) hosts an evening of riotous mind-bending games and music in our community space. Thematic refreshments will be provided and Surrealistic attire is encouraged!
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  • Gift Exchange Bingo!
    Fri, Jan 06
    Epsilon Spires
    Jan 06, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Bring a wrapped gift that is either nice, useful, absurd, or homemade and play BINGO to win a surprise that someone else has offered. This is a party to let go of things that may serve others better... perhaps good fortune will prevail and you win something you absolutely needed and adore!
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  • Holiday Concert & Film: Jack Frost + The Becker Sisters
    Dec 23, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    The evening begins with the Becker Sisters Duo: soprano Alyssa and pianist Kirsten performing classical music to celebrate the season. Jack Frost (Morozko, 1964), is a delightful fairytale fantasy for all-ages based on the traditional Russian fairytale about a magical elf who controls Winter.
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  •  Cymbal Sound Bath with Matt Somolis
    Sat, Dec 10
    Epsilon Spires
    Dec 10, 2022, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    The practice of sound artist Matt Samolis blends the harmonic and drone traditions, and is entirely acoustic. The resulting sound environment is immersive, meditative and timeless, inviting the listener toward a stillness that is both calming and rejuvenating.
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  • Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Henry Danaher
    Dec 07, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Henry Danaher is the Director of Music at the Church of Christ at Dartmouth College. The musical program for December includes Advent chorale preludes and music by Josef Rheinberger, Frank Bridge and Alexander Russell written during the era when the Estey organ at Epsilon Spires was built.
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  • Sacred Soundscapes: Glenn Dickson and Post Moves
    Dec 02, 2022, 8:00 PM – Dec 03, 2022, 9:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A night of meditative, sensual, and emotionally layered music. Having performed in many traditions, including classical, klezmer, ambient, jazz, and Balkan, Glenn Dickson combines diverse musical elements to ebb and flow, breathe and develop as an ever-evolving journey. Opening support by Post Moves
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  •  BUSTER KEATON COMEDY w/ Pipe Organ Musical Score by Jeff Rapsis
    Nov 26, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Experience Buster Keaton's timeless comedic genius and miraculous stunts executed with awe-inspiring precision with a live musical score performed by Jeff Rapsis on our historic Estey pipe organ! Our special program for Thanksgiving weekend features the films "The Scarecrow" and "Our Hospitality"
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  • The Breadwinner: Afghan Cuisine & Film!
    Nov 19, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Food and film curation by The Artlords: Negina, Abdullah, Meetra, Zuhra, Marwa. Members of the artist collective from Afghanistan who recently resettled in Vermont and are now collaborating with local artists to create the inspirational mural on High Street in Downtown Brattleboro.
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  • Sunburned Hand of the Man: OPTICAL INTRUSION
    Nov 11, 2022, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Celebrate 11:11 with a night of short experimental films with live soundtracks performed by Sunburned Hand of the Man. Opening support by John Bohannon & Ryley Walker on pedal steel and guitar. Films curated by Jeremy Pisani.
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  • Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Mark Howe
    Nov 02, 2022, 12:00 PM – Nov 03, 2022, 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    The Vermont Chapter of the American Guild of Organists named Mark Howe Artist of the Year for 2013-14. In Vermont, he has performed as organ soloist with the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and has given lecture-recitals at UVM.
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  • Häxan (1922) Silent Horror Film w/ Live Music by Lori Goldston & Greg Kelley
    Oct 31, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A rarely-seen silent horror film that still continues to shock, Häxan turns 100 years old on Halloween! Originally banned in the U.S. this legendary Swedish masterpiece offers a mesmerizing investigation into the fear of the unknown, a terrifying (yet enlightening) cinema-concert experience!
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  • Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920) w/ Live Soundtrack by The Anvil Orchestra
    Oct 29, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    The Original German Expressionist Arthouse Horror classic that inspired Virginia Woolf, David Bowie and Tim Burton... brought back to life with an energetic new musical score by The Anvil Orchestra featuring Terry Donahue (Alloy Orchestra) and Roger Clark Miller (Alloy Orchestra, Mission of Burma).
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  • NOSFERATU Turns 100! Musical Score on Pipe Organ by Dennis James
    Oct 22, 2022, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Ths Halloween season, celebrate the Centennial of Nosferatu (1922) by experiencing F.W. Murnau’s iconic horror masterpiece in our haunted Sanctuary with a mesmerizing live soundtrack performed on the 1916 Estey Pipe Organ by Dennis James, one of the nation’s leading silent film accompanists!
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  • BELLADONNA OF SADE: Cinema-Concert w/ Live Soundtrack by The Empyreans
    Oct 21, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A premeire of original video art by Daniel James Cashman inspired by the erotic early anime masterpiece BELLADONNA OF SADNESS (1974) set to a live ambient musical score of exploratory soundscapes conceptually departing from the smooth soulful sounds of SADE.
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  • KISS THE GROUND: Harvest Feast & Documentary!
    Oct 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    An Epic Multi-Course Feast paired with a documentary about Regenerative Agriculture! In Partnership with Grateful Greens and Forage & Flourish, this celebration for the senses offers locally-sourced cuisine inspired by: KISS THE GROUND, the film screening in our Sanctuary after the dinner!
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  • SARAH DAVACHI on Pipe Organ + Chuck Johnson
    Oct 06, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    An evening of immersive deep listening in our sanctuary with performances on pipe organ, strings, and pedal steel drones.
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  • Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Carson Cooman
    Oct 05, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Carson Cooman is an American composer and organist. He holds degrees in music from Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon and is currently the Composer in Residence at the Memorial Church, Harvard University. As an organ recitalist, Cooman specializes in the performance of contemporary music.
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  • Windham County State Senate Candidates Forum
    Oct 03, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    NOVEMBER 8th is Voting Day! Here is an opportunity to engage with potential Representatives of Windham County. Confirmed are: Wendy Harrison, Nader Hashim, Rick Morton, Tim Wessel. Refreshments provided! If you have questions for the candidates please email them in advance to: kate@commonsnews.org.
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