Entertainment calendar for Nov. 21-27

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Thursday

Music

Aizuri Quartet: 7:30 p.m. Gabriella Smith's Carrot Revolution; String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 64 No. 2 by Haydn; Armenian Folk Songs by Komitas; and String Quartet in D Minor "Voces Intimae" by Sibelius. Part of the Visiting Artist Series. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williams College, Willilamstown, Massachusetts.

Chamber music master class: 4:15 p.m. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Dance

Contra dance: 9 p.m. The Traditional Music Ensemble with John Kirk. High-spirited fun, with roots in Appalachian and Celtic traditions. Deane Carriage Barn, Bennington College, Bennington.

Dance lecture: 6:30 p.m. Choreographer and Performer Molly Lieber will give a presentation about her work. VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.

Miscellaneous

An evening with Mark Feuerstein: 8 p.m. The actor and producer will discuss "Jewish Identity in the Media." Paresky Auditorium, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Climate-Friendly Food Systems: 12:30 p.m. A Climate Change Teach-In led by visiting faculty member Tatiana Abatemarco. Commons 300, Bennington College, Bennington.

Friday

Theater

"Lewiston": 7:30 p.m. Samuel D. Hunter's play about home and loss and attempting to deal with past trauma. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.

"Clarkston:" 9:30 p.m. Samuel D. Hunter's brutal, intimate portrait deconstructing American disenfranchisement, the struggle to accept uncomfortable histories, and the legacy of the American West. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.

"Faith Healer": 7:30 p.m. Brian Friel's haunting drama, told through a series of monologues. Co-produced by The Little Terrible Theatre of Cork from County Cork, Ireland. Adults $25, students 21 and under $10. Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, New York.

Film

"Invaluable": 3 p.m. A documentary film exploring the underappreciated and underfunded work of direct support professionals. Screening followed by a Q&A session with director Jerry Smith. Community College of Vermont, 324 Main St., Bennington.

Music

Opening party weekend: 6 p.m. Free arts reception with libations and cash bar, followed by live music. Tickets $15 general admission, $8 students in advance, or $20/$10 at the door. www.eventbrite.com/e/sage-street-mill-opening-party-featuring-gypsy-swing-hot-club-of-saratoga-tickets-77372704843. Sage Street Mill, 29 Sage St., North Bennington.

Chamber Orchestra of Williams: 5:30 p.m. A program of Romantic music by Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn. This performance marks the Chamber Orchestra's inaugural concert as a conductorless ensemble. Free. Chapin Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Dance

"Pachedu": 8 p.m. The Dance Department's annual fall concert, featuring CoDa, Kusika, Sankofa and The Zambezi Marimba Band.

An exploration of diversity of genres present in college dance today. Tickets $3. Mainstage, '62 Center, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Saturday

Music

"Medea": 3 p.m. The Bennington County Choral Society kicks off its 2019-2020 season with a concert, semi-staged production of Luigi Cherubini's opera. Tickets $20 in advance from chorus members, at the door or on www.brownpapertickets.com. Bennington Performing Arts Center, 331 Main St., Bennington.

Theater

"Lewiston": 3 p.m. Samuel D. Hunter's play about home and loss and attempting to deal with past trauma. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.

"Clarkston:" 7:30 p.m. Samuel D. Hunter's brutal, intimate portrait deconstructing American disenfranchisement, the struggle to accept uncomfortable histories, and the legacy of the American West. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.

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"Faith Healer": 7:30 p.m. Brian Friel's haunting drama, told through a series of monologues. Co-produced by The Little Terrible Theatre of Cork from County Cork, Ireland. Adults $25, students 21 and under $10. Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, New York.

Literary

Author event: 6 p.m. Reuben Jackson, the former host of Vermont Public Radio's Friday Night Jazz, presents "Scattered Clouds: New and Selected Poems." Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester.

Miscellaneous

Bennington Area Makers: 10 a.m.-noon. Make holiday lanterns for the Veterans' Home tree lighting ceremony. Materials and tools provided, family friendly. Makerspace, 239 West Main St., Bennington.

Sunday

Theater

"Lewiston": 3 p.m. Samuel D. Hunter's play about home and loss and attempting to deal with past trauma. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.

"Clarkston:" 7:30 p.m. Samuel D. Hunter's brutal, intimate portrait deconstructing American disenfranchisement, the struggle to accept uncomfortable histories, and the legacy of the American West. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, Bennington College, Bennington.

"Faith Healer": 2 p.m. Brian Friel's haunting drama, told through a series of monologues. Co-produced by The Little Terrible Theatre of Cork from County Cork, Ireland. Adults $25, students 21 and under $10. Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, New York.

Music

Noel Paul Stookey in concert: 3:30 p.m. The folk legend — Paul from Peter, Paul, and Mary — presents a special holiday in-store concert. Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester.

Monday

Theater

Acting 101 Workshop 7 p.m. First week of an eight-week course taught by Christine Decker. Class size limited to 12. Enrollment is $200 for all eight weeks. Call 802-447-0564, or email oldcastletheatre@gmail.com. Oldcastle Theatre Company, 331 Main St., Bennington.

Tuesday

Miscellaneous

Bennington Area Makers: 6-8 p.m. Make holiday lanterns for the Veterans' Home tree lighting ceremony. Materials and tools provided, family friendly. Makerspace, 239 West Main St., Bennington.

Wednesday

Miscellaneous

Benefit evening: 6 p.m. A fundraiser for the Town of Hoosick Community Center. Light hors d'oeuvres and dancing to the Mayhem Band. Admission $10. Hoosick Falls Country Club, 73 Richmond Ave., Hoosick Falls, New York.

Ongoing

Where the Sun Casts No Shadow: Postcards from the Creative Crossroads of Quito, Ecuador. Through Nov. 30. A newly created exhibition bringing together artists from Vermont and Ecuador. Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum, Southern Vermont Arts Center, 930 Southern Vermont Arts Center Drive, Manchester.

Queer Paranormal: An exhibition concerning Shirley Jackson and "The Haunting of Hill House." Through Dec. 7. VAPA Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington.

Textures: A group show featuring the work of 19 artists. Every Sunday, Friday and Saturday, through 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. 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.

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