Past Events

  • 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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  • A/V IMMERSION: Liz Durette on Pipe Organ +  Dave Seidel & Greg Kowalski's Elegy for Harold Budd
    Sep 08, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    The night begins with Elegy for Harold Budd, an immersive audio/visual experience performed by Dave Seidel and Greg Kowalski followed by wizard experimental improviser Liz Durette playing original music on our historic Estey Pipe Organ.
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  • Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Liz Durette
    Sep 07, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Our Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series returns in September with a program of French Baroque music. Keyboardist Liz Durette will perform works by Francois Couperin, from his unmeasured preludes, masses, and Pièces de clavecin on our historic Estey organ.
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  • MORNING OF THE EARTH: Vintage Surfing & Skate Films
    Sep 02, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Backlot Cinema, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Join us in our outdoor cinema for a late Summer evening of elemental pleasure! Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Albert Falzon's classic documentary, often considered the greatest surf film of all time, now beautifully remastered in 4k from the original 16mm.
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  • “TRADE SECRETS” with Guerrilla Girls’ Frida Kahlo
    Aug 27, 7:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    A group of anonymous artist activists founded in 1989, Guerrila Girls work to expose gender biases and discrimination in art and culture. Member Frida Kahlo shares her “trade secrets” from decades of arts activism using facts and humor to confront racism, sexism, and corruption in the art world
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  • The Backlot Cinema Presents: FIRE OF LOVE
    Fri, Aug 26
    The Backlot Cinema
    Aug 26, 8:00 PM – Aug 27, 10:00 PM
    The Backlot Cinema, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Screening under the stars in our outdoor theater, we present the extraordinary love story of intrepid French scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft, who died just as explosively as they lived —capturing the most spectacular imagery ever recorded of their greatest passion: volcanoes.
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  • FANTASTIC FUNGI: Grateful Greens Documentary Series
    Aug 20, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Backlot Cinema, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Join us in our outdoor cinema for a new collaboration focusing on films about sustainable food systems, co-presented with local partner Grateful Greens. Before the film will be an epic multi-course culinary-art experience inspired by the film created by Collar City Mushrooms.
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  • Pop-Up Dinner & A Movie: FANTASTIC FUNGI!
    Aug 20, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    An Epic Multi-Course Feast Paired with an Award-Winning Film! In Partnership with Grateful Greens and Collar City Mushrooms, this Celebration offers Mushroom-based Cuisine Inspired by: FANTASTIC FUNGI! The documentary screening in our outdoor cinema after this unique culinary-art experience!
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  • Vidhi's Bollywood Film Club: Umrao Jaan
    Aug 18, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    An elegant historical drama based on the first Urdu-language novel, Umrao Jaan tells the life story of a famous 19th century poet and courtesan. In her introduction, Vidhi Salla will share anecdotes about the making of the film. Indian snacks and refreshments will be provided for sensorial delight!
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  • DEEP COSMIC BOOGIE! Wet Tuna & Liam Grant
    Aug 12, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    "Revel in the Earth/Space Magic!" Celebrate the New Webb Telescope Discoveries of the Farthest Expanses of Space with Live Soundscapes and Projected Imagery by Wet Tuna and Liam Grant. Opening Support by Jodina Meehan!
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  • Psychedelic Cinema Orchestra presents SOUTH! Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition
    Aug 06, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA
    Back in the public eye thanks to a pioneering expedition in Antarctica that has rediscovered HMS Endurance, 107 years after it sank - SOUTH is the extraordinary account of one of the greatest adventures. Experience this unbelievable tale of courage and survival with an energetic live musical score!
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