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    'New Voices: Night of Drums'

    'New Voices: Night of Drums'

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.

    The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts continues its commitment to showcasing the intermingling of musical traditions in and around Burlington with its New Voices concert series. Now in its third season, the series shines a light on local and regional performers, many of whom have immigrant or refugee backgrounds. The first concert of the 2018-19 season, “Night of Drums,” features Ghanaian ensemble the Five Town All-Stars, led by drummer Victor Koblavi Dogah, and the all-female Korean drum troupe Sori Mori. Audience members may find that “the world rhythms of our new American friends and neighbors have reset the heartbeat of Burlington,” as the Flynn Center puts it in a press release. at FlynnSpace in Burlington (map). $15.

    Vermont Humanities Council Fall Conference

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    Fri., Nov. 16, 4-9 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 17, 7:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

    The theme "The Ebb and Flow of Optimism Through American History" guides two days of breakout sessions and plenary talks. at Davis Center, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). $79-129; preregister.

    Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Purveyors such as LulaRoe, Tupperware and Pampered Chef provide something special for everyone on folks' gift-giving lists. at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Fiction Book Workshop Group

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Burlington Writers Workshop members dole out detailed written and spoken feedback about a featured work. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister.

    'H E A T'

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

    An experience of light, sound and movement, this live performance presented by White Noise Now was created specifically for a special raw industrial location. Check-in, 6: 30 p.m.; performances, 7 p.m. at 44 Lakeside Ave. in Burlington (map). $11.

    Burlington Choral Society

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.

    In "Birthday Odes," singers lift their voices in honor of Leonard Bernstein, Queen Mary and Queen Anne. at College Street Congregational Church in Burlington (map). $20-25.

    'The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo'

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 7:30-9 p.m.

    Documentary director Lisa Jackson trains her lens on sexual-assault survivors and the struggles they face. Reception, 7 p.m.; screening, 7:30 p.m. at Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington (map). Donations.

    Saturday Night Showdown

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 8-9 p.m.

    The audience decides who wins and loses as two teams of comics compete in a gauntlet of challenges. at Revelry Theater in Burlington (map). $7-10.

    'The Little Mermaid'

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    Fri., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 17, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

    Students interpret the classic Disney tale about the undersea adventures of Ariel, who longs to live above water. at Burlington High School in Burlington (map). $8-12.

    Queen City Memory Café

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    Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    People with memory loss accompany their caregivers for coffee, conversation and entertainment. at Thayer House in Burlington (map). Free.

    Poetry Experience

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    First and Third Saturday of every month, 1-3 p.m.

    Writers share original work and learn from others in a supportive environment open to all ages and experience levels. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    'The Last Reef 3D'

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    Through Nov. 21, 11 a.m., 1:30 & 4 p.m. and Through Jan. 25, 2019, 11 a.m., 1:30 & 4 p.m.

    Viewers visit a living city beneath the sea via an awe-inspiring film. at Northfield Savings Bank 3D Theater: A National Geographic Experience, ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington (map). $3-5 plus regular admission, $13.50-16.50; admission free for members and kids 2 and under.

    Chocolate Tasting in Burlington

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    Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Nov. 18

    Let's go bar hopping! With the help of a tasting guide, chocoholics discover the flavor profiles of varieties such as toffee almond crunch and salted caramel latte. at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café in Burlington (map). Free.

    Newbie Noon Class

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    Saturdays, 12-1 p.m. Continues through May 25

    First-timers get their stretch on in a comfortably warm environment. at Hot Yoga Burlington in Burlington (map). Free; preregister.

    Pride Yoga

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    Saturdays, 5-6:15 p.m. Continues through Nov. 24, 2019

    LGBTQ individuals and allies hit the mat for a stretching session suited to all levels. at Sangha Studio — Pine in Burlington (map). Free.
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