2017-08-02 / Arts and Entertainment

A & E Calender

Next Stage and Apron Theater

Present ‘Appropriate’

PUTNEY — Next Stage Arts Project and The Apron Theater Company present the regional premier of “Appropriate” by Brandon Jacobs-Jennings, directed by Hallie Flower, on Aug. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m. and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Aug. 6 at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. The performance space is now fully accessible, with an elevator, listening assist systems, and air-conditioning. Tickets are $15, general admission, available online at www.nextstagearts.org, at (802) 387-0071 or at the door.

Springfield Players

present ‘Greater Tuna’

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Community Players present “Greater Tuna,” a “hilarious enactment of a day in the third smallest town in Texas,” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12 at their Studio on South Street. The long-running Broadway show, written by Jaston Williams and Joe Sears, is directed by Stephanie Rowe. For reservations call (802) 885-4098. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $12 for seniors and students.

Filmmaker Jay Craven

Presents Mosher tribute tour

PUTNEY / WESTON / MANCHESTER — Award-winning filmmaker Jay Craven will make local tour stops as part of the Howard Mosher Tribute and Screening Tour, a 25th anniversary screening of Craven’s film, “Where the Rivers Flow North.” Craven will present a special tribute to Vermont writer Howard Frank Mosher, who passed away unexpectedly in late January. Each presentation includes a 20-minute talk, “My Life, So Far, With Howard,” about his 30 years of experiences making five films with Mosher. Tour stops are scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 6 at the Weston Playhouse, Weston; and at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 at Northshire Bookstore, Manchester.

Sundays on the Hill

concert series

WESTON — The Sundays on the Hill 2017 Concert Series will take place in the Church on the Hill in Weston. Shows include VT Virtuosi Flute Ensemble on Aug. 6, Ensemble Aubade on Aug. 20, and Taconic Chamber Players on Sept. 10. All concerts begin at 4 p.m. Admission is $5; children younger than 12 may attend for free. Open seating. Doors open around 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.sundaysonthehill.org.

Photographer, sculptor

to exhibit in Manchester

MANCHESTER — Lisa Cueman Photography and artist Rita Dee will collaborate in the exhibit “The Spirited Horse” at Helmholz Fine Art in Manchester Center. Dee’s horse sculptures crafted from driftwood will also be on display. The exhibit is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (4 pm on Sundays) until Aug. 9. After that date, Cueman’s fine art photography will continue to be on display as a featured artist.

For more information, call (802) 855-1678. For more on the fine arts works of Lisa Cueman visit www.lisacuemanphotography.com.

Yellow Barn’s 48th

Summer Season concerts

PUTNEY — For the 48th season, an international roster of musicians will perform music spanning the 18th to the 21st centuries at the Yellow Barn, with performances through Aug. 5. Concerts will include Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening events at 8 p.m. The summer season will come to a close in the Big Barn with a full week of concerts, plus a final masterclass and pre-concert discussion. The season finale takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 in the Big Barn.

To reserve tickets, call (802) 387-6637, email info@yellowbarn.org, or visit www.yellowbarn.org for more information. Advance reservations strongly encouraged.

LAHS hosts expo

at Custer Sharp House

LONDONDERRY — The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society (LAHS) will exhibit the works of local artists, Aug. 5 - Sept. 2 at the Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, and 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays, with an artists' opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4. To exhibit and for information, contact Garrison Buxton at (917) 602-2153 or email garrison@adhocart.org. Receiving dates for submissions are July 28-July 29, between 2 and 5 p.m. For information on LAHS, visit www.LAHSVT.org.

Stockwell Brothers

to perform in free concert

PUTNEY — Twilight Music presents contemporary bluegrass and folk music quartet The Stockwell Brothers Band in the sixth concert of the 15th Annual Twilight on the Tavern Lawn series, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain. The concert is free to the public; donations are accepted. Food will be available. For information, visit www.twilightmusic.org or call (802) 387-5772.

Village Harmony Teen

Ensemble to perform

WESTMINSTER WEST — The Village Harmony Summer New England Tour 2017 will include a performance by the Residential Teen Ensemble, led by Larry Gordon, Will Rowan, Lynn Mahoney Rowan. The performance, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Congregational Church in Westminster West, will include South African songs and dances, traditional songs from Lithuania and the Balkans, American Shape-Note, and Songs of Struggle and Resistance. For more information, call (413) 628-4568 or visit www.villageharmony.org.


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