Entertainment calendar for May 30 through June 5
Choral concert: 7 p.m. More than 400 student singers from all of the schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union will come together to present "PROUD — a Celebration of Ourselves." Free; donations benefit SVSU music programs. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Mount Anthony Union High School football field.
Van Morrison tribute concert: 6 p.m. Moondance, with special guest Carly Rogers. Food and spirits will be available for purchase. Concert will be rain or shine. Pre-purchase tickets for $35 at eventbrite.com or $40 at the door. 1768 Hubbell Homestead, 1357 West Road, Bennington.
Dance concert: 2 p.m. Excerpts of senior works in dance. VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.
Author event: 6 p.m. Susannah Marren presents her new novel, "A Palm Beach Wife," a riveting portrait of spousal loyalty, female rivalry and the complicated mother-daughter bond. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.
Opening reception: 6 p.m. Ned Reade's solo exhibition entitled "Celebrating Rural Everyday Scenes." On display through July 5. Historic Salem Courthouse Community Center, 58 East Broadway Salem, New York.
Dance party: 5 p.m. A fun evening of 1950s and '60s music, dance, food and entertainment. Admission $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. For reservations, call 802-442-3141 or 802-447-1967. St. Francis de Sales Sacred Heart Parish Center, 238 Main St., Bennington.
Poetry reading: 2 p.m. James Crews and other poets present "Healing the Divide: Poems of Kindness and Connection," a new anthology. Crews will be accompanied by poets Carol Cone, Alice Gilborn, Amy Fleury, David Axelrod, Todd Davis, Julia Shipley and Michelle Wiegers. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.
Lecture: 5:30 p.m. Yangmo Ku, acting cirector of the Peace and War Center at Norwich University, will talk about North Korea. Presented by the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning. Registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information or to register, call 802-867-0111 or visit www.greenmtnacademy.org. Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
Lecture: 7 p.m. Costume and textile historian Edward Maeder presents "Walk This Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman Collection of Historic Shoes." Sharing exceptional historic examples from the shoe designer's extensive private collection, Maeder explores the evolution of women's footwear, in parallel with changes in women's lives. Presented by Manchester Community Library and Northshire Bookstore. Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
Color | Gesture: Early Works by Emily Mason. Small in size, yet vast in scale and power. Through Sept. 8. Works on Paper Gallery, Bennington Museum 75 Main St., Bennington.
Passage in Time: Works by Barbara Ackerman. Through June 23. Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington.
Frost Stone House Museum: "(Im)Possibilities of Landscape," an installation of pieces from the Bennington College art collection in the Frost House galleries, presented by Sophia Gasparro '19. Through Saturday. Robert Frost Stone House Museum, 121 Route 7A, Shaftsbury.
Frank Howard Paintings and Drawings: On view through June 10. The Left Bank, 5 Bank St., North Bennington.
Up Home: Hand-Colored Photographs by Susanne and Neil Rappaport. First unveiled at the Vermont Folklife Center in February, 2018, the exhibit includes a collection of over 45 hand-colored photographs taken in Minnie Griswold's Pawlet, Vermont home. Through June 11. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.
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