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The Magnificent 7: Must See, Must Do, November 3 to 9

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Published November 1, 2021 at 5:15 p.m.
Updated November 3, 2021 at 10:20 a.m.


Cynthia Dewi Oka - COURTESY OF THE SPEAKEASY PROJECT
  • Courtesy Of The Speakeasy Project
  • Cynthia Dewi Oka

In the Margins

Thursday 4

Vermont Studio Center presents a virtual poetry panel, "Borders Inside and Outside: Poets on Crafting Roots (Routes)." Indonesian American author of Fire Is Not a Country Cynthia Dewi Oka (pictured), award-winning Navajo poet Jake Skeets and accomplished Mexican American writer Vanessa Angélica Villarreal read from their work and discuss themes of home and nation.

Support Group

Ongoing
"Illumination 1" by Colleen Murphy - COURTESY OF BCA
  • Courtesy Of BCA
  • "Illumination 1" by Colleen Murphy

The Howard Center Arts Collective, a supportive community of artists who have lived with mental illness or substance-use disorder, presents its fall show, "Interwoven," at Burlington City Hall. The works span mediums and messages, but all relate back to the collective's mission to promote wellness, dignity and creative expression.

Folk Heroes

Saturday 6
Kalos - COURTESY OF DYLAN LADDS
  • Courtesy Of Dylan Ladds
  • Kalos

After having their 2020 show with Ripton Community Coffee House canceled, the three virtuosic members of Celtic roots band Kalos are back for a pulse-pounding performance at Burnham Hall in Lincoln. Their playful rhythms and exuberant melodies on the guitar, fiddle and accordion make for a toe-tapping live music experience.

Guiding Light

Saturday 6
Diwali on View - © SZEFEI | DREAMSTIME
  • © Szefei | Dreamstime
  • Diwali on View

Bharatanatyam dancer Nithya Ramesh leads people of all ages and experience levels in Diwali on View, a free virtual lesson in movement and Hindu myth in honor of India's biggest holiday. This HopStop Family Workshop is hosted by the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College.

Visions of Sugar Plums

Saturday 6
Boston Ballet II - COURTESY OF IGOR BURLAK
  • Courtesy Of Igor Burlak
  • Boston Ballet II

Boston Ballet II, a dance troupe for up-and-coming performers looking for an opportunity to tour professionally while continuing to hone their craft, arrives at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe. "A Suite From The Nutcracker," a selection of excerpts from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's iconic ballet, is a family-friendly show perfect for those hankering for an early dose of holiday spirit.

Writing in the Dark

Sunday 7
David Grossman - © DIAMANTIS SEITANIDIS | DREAMSTIME
  • © Diamantis Seitanidis | Dreamstime
  • David Grossman

Internationally renowned author David Grossman keynotes Jewish Book Month, a series of virtual events presented by the Jewish Public Library in Montréal through the end of November. The outspoken pacifist and Man Booker International Prize-winning writer discusses his latest novel, More Than I Love My Life.

Hijinks Ensue

Opening Wednesday 10
Borrowing Time - COURTESY OF LINDSAY RAYMOND JACK PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Courtesy Of Lindsay Raymond Jack Photography
  • Borrowing Time

Girls Nite Out Productions, a Vermont theater group dedicated to providing acting opportunities for women of all ages, presents local playwright Carole Vasta Folley's Borrowing Time at Burlington's Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center. The comedy of errors follows the Friends of the Stamwick Public Library as its members try to save their small-town institution.