Arts calendar for Oct. 17-23

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Thursday

Theater

"Water, Water Everywhere...": 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Written by Oldcastle's Producing Artistic Director Eric Peterson, the play takes its inspiration from the local PFOA water contamination crisis. For additional information or to order tickets, call 802-447-0564 or visit www.oldcastletheatre.org. Oldcastle Theatre Company, 331 Main St., Bennington.

Literary

Author event: 6 p.m. Alison Kolesar will discuss her collaboration with author Anne Novic in the creation of their new book, "America Is Immigrants." Williams Bookstore, 81 Spring St., Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Music

Vocal master class: 4:15 p.m. Taught by Philip Lima, baritone, with Williams College vocalists. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Friday

Theater

"Water, Water Everywhere...": 7:30 p.m. Oldcastle Theatre Company. See Friday listing.

"Indecent": 7:30 p.m. Paula Vogel's Tony-award-winning play about a group of actors who risked everything for theatre. Tickets available at westonplayhouse.org online and by calling 802-824-5288. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston.

Auditions: 7 p.m. Highlight Acting Troupe seeks actors and singers of all ages for "A Christmas Carol." Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, 990 Hoosick Road, Troy, New York.

Music

Vocal master class: 7 p.m. Taught by world-renowned baritone and conductor Cailin Marcel Manson, in partnership with Oldcastle Theatre Company. Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington.

Berkshire Symphony: 7:30 p.m. Pre-concert talk with conductor Ronald Feldman at 6:45 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, adjacent to the main venue. Chapin Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Literary

Author event: 6 p.m. Tatiana Schlossberg presents "Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have." Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester.

Saturday

Theater

"Water, Water Everywhere...": 7:30 p.m. Oldcastle Theatre Company. See Friday listing.

"Indecent": 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company. See Friday listing.

Music

Musical theater masterclass: 3 p.m. Taught by world-renowned baritone and conductor Cailin Marcel Manson, in partnership with Oldcastle Theatre Company. Bennington Performing Arts Center (formerly Oldcastle), 331 Main St., Bennington.

Concert: 7 p.m. Fab The Duo from New York City featuring Brendan Eprile of Bennington and Sheepdog and the Wisemen from Bennington College perform. To benefit Planned Parenthood. Tickets $20 at the door. The Tap House at Catamount Glass, 309 County St., Bennington.

Sage City Waltz Night: 7 p.m. Sage City Symphony plays a variety of waltzes, polkas, popular dance tunes and Latin selections. Dance instruction available. Tickets $25, buffet included. Reservations at 802-375-9263 or ralpharp@gmail.com by Oct. 17.Park-McCullough House Carriage Barn, 1 Park St., North Bennington.

Ana Egge: 7:30 p.m. In support of her album, "Is It the Kiss." With Alec Spiegleman. Tickets $15 at RRAE.brownpapertickets.com. Argyle Brewing, 6 Broad St., Cambridge, New York.

Literary

Authors event: 2 p.m. Nicole Valentine presents "A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity;" Daphne Kalmar presents "A Stitch in Time." Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester.

Author event: 6 p.m. Novelist Jon Clinch presents "Marley," a reimagining of Dickens's classic "A Christmas Carol." Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester.

Sunday

Theater

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"Water, Water Everywhere...": 2 p.m. Oldcastle Theatre Company. See Friday listing.

"Indecent": 3 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company. See Friday listing.

Auditions: 2 p.m. Highlight Acting Troupe seeks actors and singers of all ages for "A Christmas Carol." Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, 990 Hoosick Road, Troy, New York.

Music

Peter Case: 6 p.m. Two-time Grammy nominee and former frontman of the '80s power pop band The Plimsouls. Tickets $20, at

RRPC.brownpapertickets.com. Argyle Brewing, 6 Broad St., Cambridge, New York.

Miscellaneous

Lecture: 2 p.m. The effects of wind turbines on black bears in the Deerfield Valley, presented by wildlife biologist Jaclyn Comeau. Bennington Historical Society. Ada Paresky Education Center, Bennington Museum, 75 West Main St., Bennington.

Monday

Music

National Arab Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. The Takht Ensemble, presented by the Williams College Department of Music. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Literary

Author event: 7 p.m. New York Times best-selling author Peter Zheutlin will discuss his latest book, "The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Charlie: An American Journey." With Cathi Comar, executive director of the Second Chance Animal Center, and canine alumnus Leo. Co-sponsored with the Bennington Bookshop. Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St., Bennington.

Tuesday

Miscellaneous

Lecture: 5:30 p.m. Lenore Szuchman talks about pseudoscience and the psychology of false beliefs. Presented by Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning. Tickets $18 in advance or $22 at the door. Hunter Seminar Room, Burr and Burton Academy, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.

Wednesday

Film

"Microplastic Madness": 7 p.m. A premiere of the feature-length documentary, including a Q&A with the filmmakers from Cafeteria Culture. CAPA Symposium, Bennington College, Bennington.

Music

Prahlad Singh Tipanya: 7 p.m. One of the most compelling folk voices in India today, in performance with his troupe. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Ongoing

Textures: A group show featuring the work of 19 artists. Every Sunday, Friday and Saturday, until Dec. 1. The Beyond Gallery, 437 Main St., Bennington.

Asa Cheffetz: Vermont Wood Engravings: Highly detailed wood engravings from the 1930s and 40s, inspired by the Vermont countryside. Sept. 21 through Dec. 30. Regional Artists Gallery, Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Visible in Vermont: Our Stories, Our Voices: A multi-generational photo and story exhibition highlighting self-identified people of color living and/or going to school in Vermont. Through Dec. 30. Works on Paper Gallery, Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Color Fields: Bennington Modernism: A look at a critical moment during the 1960s when artists connected to Bennington College led the way in American art. Through Dec. 30. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont: An exploration of a complex time that in many ways has come to define Vermont as it is today more than any other historic moment. Through Nov. 3. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Contemporary American Regionalism: Vermont Perspectives: Featuring work from 11 contemporary Vermont-associated artists working in sculpture, fiber art, drawing and painting, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester. Through Oct. 20.

North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show: Outdoor sculptures and gallery exhibits throughout the historic village of North Bennington. Self-guided, open 24/7. Accessible, free and open to the public. Locations from 48 to 66 Main St., North Bennington. Through Nov. 3. For more information, visit www.nbossvt.org.

Contemporary American Regionalism: Using the Southern Vermont Arts Center's permanent collection as a point of departure, this exhibition will be an opportunity to consider contemporary American regionalism and the role art plays in society. Through Oct. 20. Southern Vermont Arts Center, SVAC Drive, Manchester.Sacred Places: Photographs by Ron Rosenstock. Through Oct. 20. Southern Vermont Arts Center, SVAC Drive, Manchester.

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