FILM

Palace Theatre

Albany, N.Y.

Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. -- "It’s a Wonderful Life" North Adams Movieplex

North Adams, Mass.

Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. -- Free Holiday Films: Polar Express

Dec. 22 at 11 a.m. -- Free Holiday Films: Home Alone

Images Cinema

Williamstown, Mass

Through Dec. 23 -- "Dallas Buyers Club"

Dec. 26 through Jan. 2 -- "Philomena"

GAMING

The Gamer’s Grotto

Bennington

Dec. 20 (Most Fridays) at 6 p.m. -- Friday Night Magic

Dec. 22 (Sundays) at 12 p.m. -- YuGiOh and Pokemon casual play

Dec. 22 (Sundays) at 1 p.m. -- Warhammer/tabletop minatures causal

play.

Dec. 22 (Sundays) at 3 p.m. -- KaiJudo casual and tournament play

Dec. 22 (Sundays) at 5:30 p.m. -- Heroclix Minatures Tournament

Dec. 24 (Each Tuesday) at 6 p.m. -- Tabletop Game Night

Jan. 7 (First and third Tuesdays) at 7:30 p.m. -- Go Club

LECTURES, SPOKEN WORD, and DIALOGUES

Northshire Bookstore

Manchester

Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. -- Deborah Solomon, "American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell"

MUSEUMS/GALLERIES

Opening, Events

Bartleby’s Books

Wilmington

Dec. 20 and 21 -- Mark O’Maley, "Night Fits Down A Tight Lid"

Bennington Museum

Bennington

Nov. 29 to Dec. 30 -- Festival of Trees

Garden Gallery

Londonderry

Dec. 21 at 4 p.m. -- Opening: Paintings and sculpture by Stella Ehrich and Fred X Brownstein

Continuing

Bennington Museum

Bennington

Through Dec. 30 -- Daisy Rockwell: "The Topless Jihadi and Other Curious Birds"

Vermont Arts Exchange

North Bennington

Through Feb. 17 -- "Spacing Out:" Bennington College Printmaker’s Show

Stark Hose Holiday Gallery

Bennington

Through Dec. -- Holiday Gallery

Bennington Arts Guild

Bennington

Through Dec. -- Annual Holiday Show

Southern Vermont Arts Center

Manchester

Through Jan. 5-- "Endings and Beginnings"

Through Jan. 5-- "Fathertime"

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass.

Through Jan. 5 -- "Love to Love You"

Through Feb. 1 -- Mark Dion: "The Octagon Room."

Through Jan. 19 -- "Life’s Work: Tom Philips and Johnny Carrera."

Through April 6 -- Guillaume Leblon: "Under My Shoe"

Through April 6 -- Jason Middlebrook: "My Landscape"

Through April 6 -- Joseph Montgomery: "Five Sets Five Reps"

Through May 26 -- KIDSPACE: "Freedom"

Through Sept. 1 -- Izhar Patkin, "The Wandering Veil"

Permanent -- Sol LeWitt: "A Wall Drawing Retrospective."

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown, Mass.

Through Jan. 31 -- "Sacred and Profane: Four Hundred Years of Religious and Mythological Paintings" Through Jan. 31

Through Jan. 31 -- "Face Time: Portraits and Figures in Paintings and

Sculpture"

Through Jan. 31 -- "Land, Sea and Sky: The Natural World in Art 1600-1900"

MCLA Gallery 51

North Adams, Mass.

Through Dec. 30 -- Annual Affordable Art Show

Bennington Free Library

Bennington

Through February 2014 -- "Wall Works" by MaryJane Sarvis

MUSIC

Mt. Anthony Union High School

Bennington

Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. -- Winter Bands Concert

Oldcastle Theatre

Bennington

Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. -- The Lost

The Snow Barn

West Dover

Dec. 21 at 9:30 p.m. -- Jamie Kent and The Options

The Egg

Albany N.Y.

Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. -- Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam

Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. -- Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Kevin’s

North Bennington

Dec. 20 -- DJ Jim

Dec. 21 -- Ransom Notes

Dec. 27 -- Mayhem

Dec. 28 -- Herm

South Street Cafe

Bennington

Tuesdays at 5 p.m. -- Open Mic Night

DANCE

Burr and Burton Academy

Manchester

Dec. 21 at 2:30 and 7 p.m. -- Ballet Center at Manchester: The Nutcracker

The Egg

Albany, N.Y.

Dec. 21 at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. -- The Nutcracker

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