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    'A Moveable Feast'

    11/25/2014 04:32 PM EST
    Andrew McKeever Manchester Journal MANCHESTER >> You have to catch them when you can. "Pop Up" art galleries, as the name suggests, emerge and then go away. One new one that has just opened in Manchester will feature a collection of art work 
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    French flavor for MMF's Thanksgiving concert
    11/24/2014 04:00 PM EST - DORSET — You can travel to France, or for this Thanksgiving weekend, go to Dorset. Either way, it will be "magnifique." Perhaps even "formidable," en Francais. The French connection will be on offer locally when the Manchester Music Festival Full Story

    MMF Concert Features French Quartet Masterwork, Popular and Art Song and Debussy
    11/24/2014 03:48 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Manchester Music Festival's Thanksgiving concert features a powerful and original French string quartet masterwork, French art songs by renowned composers, timeless classics popularized by Edith Piaf, and a splash of Claude Full Story

    The Manchester Journal
    11/19/2014 08:15 PM EST - Oldcastle Theatre Company is presenting a six week free playwriting workshop for military veterans beginning Monday November 24 at 7 pm. at Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main Street in Bennington. "The idea grew out of our work with "Bennington Goes Full Story

    'Moveable Feast' coming
    11/19/2014 08:14 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Lisa Helmholz-Adams is opening a "pop-up" gallery featuring over 100 works of art from her national award winning artists and their masterful rare mediums: Elizabeth Torak, Lisa Cueman, Douglas Flackman, Louis Guarnaccia, Mark Full Story

    Players Receive Cultural Facilities Grant
    11/19/2014 08:14 PM EST - DORSET >> The Dorset Players were recently awarded a cultural facilities grant funded by the state of Vermont. According to Board President, Lynne Worth, this grant is being administered by the Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Cultural Full Story

    Peter, Paul and Mary Relived
    11/19/2014 08:11 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Join Peter Yarrow and Noel Stookey (Paul) Monday, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m., for songs and stories as they present "Peter Paul, and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life" with a signing to follow. Full Story

    MMF Concert Features French Quartet Masterwork, Popular and Art Song and Debussy
    11/14/2014 03:32 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Manchester Music Festival's Thanksgiving concert features a powerful and original French string quartet masterwork, French art songs by renowned composers, timeless classics popularized by Edith Piaf, and a splash of Claude Full Story

    Time and travel to Nepal
    11/14/2014 02:22 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> It's a long way from North Adams, Mass., to the outer reaches of mountainous Nepal, and the journey there that began in the mid-1970s is still continuing. When Kevin Bubriski -- who now calls Shaftsbury, Vt. Full Story

    Oldcastle proudly announces L'Ensemble's first performance in residence this season
    11/14/2014 10:31 AM EST - "Classical Voices: String Quartet with Soprano". On Sunday November 23 at 3PM all are welcome to hear brilliant classical chamber music featuring Dale Stuckenbruck Full Story

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    Prison theater transforms Colombian inmates

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A group of handcuffed female inmates file onto a dark stage as prison guards carrying assault rifles watch nervously from the sparsely filled seats of Colombia's National Theater. Full Story
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    Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

    The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.