Past Events

  •  BUSTER KEATON COMEDY w/ Pipe Organ Musical Score by Jeff Rapsis
    Nov 26, 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, 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, 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, 12:00 PM – Nov 03, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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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  • AFTER BLUE (Dirty Paradise) + Kate Bush Interactive Dance Performance!
    Sep 29, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    AFTER BLUE (2021) is a kaleidoscopic, erotic, queer fantasy that will astound, outrage and utterly delight! Midnight cinema for the connoisseur – subverting the Western genre and freeing the imagination. Before the film will be an interactive dance performance with the Kate Bush Society!
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  • FELLINI'S CASANOVA + Venetian Wine Tasting
    Sep 28, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Experience this underseen masterpiece on the big screen, a controversial film that Fellini considered his “most complete, expressive, and courageous.” Before the screening will be a self-paced wine tasting experience showcasing wines from the Venetian/Veneto region curated by Sommelier Rob Forman.
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  • The City Without Jews (1924) Jewish Silent Film Program w/ Musical Score by Donald Sosin & Alicia Svigals
    Sep 22, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    With original music composed & performed by klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals and silent film pianist Donald Sosin. One of the most prophetic and provocative films of the 20th century, Die Stadt ohne Juden (1924) unleashes a bold satire that uncannily foreshadowed the rise of fascism in Europe.
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  • WILLIAM BASINSKI w/ live projections by Victoria Keddie, + Lea Bertucci
    Sep 17, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Classically- trained and employing obsolete technology and analogue tape loops, Basinski's haunting and melancholy soundscapes explore the temporal nature of life and resound with the reverberations of memory and the mystery of time. Opening performance by Lea Bertucci and visuals by Victoria Keddie
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  • HIGH STREET MURAL: Meet The Artists!
    Fri, Sep 16
    Epsilon Spires
    Sep 16, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    TOGETHER We've raised the funds to activate positive change in our community! Celebrate the next stage of this collaborative public art project and have an opportunity to see proposed mural designs and meet the artists: Artlords from Afghanistan, and Calvin Laituri & Daniel Chiaccio from Vermont!
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  • The Backlot Cinema presents: REPO MAN + MOVING DAY
    Sep 10, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Backlot Cinema, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Tonight's outdoor cinema event begins w/ a live musical performance by MOVING DAY followed by the quintessential cult film of the 1980s, Alex Cox’s sci-fi dark comedy REPO MAN, a hilarious punk odyssey that offers a politically trenchant take on President Reagan’s domestic and foreign policies.
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