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    'The Magic Flute'

    'The Magic Flute'

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m. and Wed., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.

    Most opera fans are familiar with The Magic Flute, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s whimsical masterpiece about a prince who, given an enchanted instrument, embarks on a quest to rescue his true love from evil forces. In its own unique adaptation, Cape Town, South Africa-based theater company Isango Ensemble merges the classic story with a Tsonga folktale. (The Tsonga are a culturally related group of people who live in parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa.) Audience members find the opera’s arias intact but, in an exciting twist, arranged for a trumpet player and marimba-based orchestra. at Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). $12-50.

    Celebration of Women in Business

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Boot Camp for Women in Business sessions pave the way for a luncheon honoring professional women. Hosted by the North Country Chamber of Commerce. at West Side Ballroom in Plattsburgh. Outside Vermont (map). $75-90; preregister; limited space.

    Shields Up! Protecting Your Organization Against Cyber Threats

    Shields Up! Protecting Your Organization Against Cyber Threats

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

    A one-day conference provides participants with tactics for responding to key risks. at Champlain College Art Gallery in Burlington (map). Free; preregister.

    Vermont Regional Workforce Summit

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

    One of a dozen summits taking place around the state provides actionable solutions for employers and promotes partnerships among regional and statewide service providers and educators. Employer session, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m.; service provider and educator session, noon-4 p.m. at Saint Albans Museum in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Home-Buying Workshop

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 12 p.m.

    Experts demystify the home-buying process for newbie house hunters, from identifying your family’s needs to closing. at New England Federal Credit Union (Essex) in Essex. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Burlington Garden Club Monthly Meeting

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 1 p.m.

    Vermont artist Chris Gluck delves into her children's book Art From Nature ABC's With Leaf Collage Instructions. at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    'Antarctic Edge: 70° South'

    'Antarctic Edge: 70° South'

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Oceanographer Oscar Schofield and a team of researchers try to understand the climate crisis by studying its effects on a rapidly declining species of penguin. at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre in Woodstock. Upper Valley (map). Donations.

    'Activism Works! The Violence of Free Trade, and How Vermont's Farm Workers Fight Back'

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6-8 p.m.

    Shay Totten of Rights and Democracy moderates a community discussion of the ways in which U.S. policy has transformed Mexico, from the North American Free Trade Agreement to the war on drugs. at Rights & Democracy Vermont in Burlington (map). Free.

    Steve Swayne & Richard Beaudoin

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.

    Two music professors discuss the history of The Magic Flute ahead of Isango Ensemble's Tuesday and Wednesday performances of Mozart's best-loved opera. at Hood Museum, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    Intro to Excel

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.

    Technology librarian Delia Gillen lays out the basics of electronic spreadsheets. at Waterbury Public Library in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free; preregister; limited space.

    An Inside Look at Mass Incarceration by a Black Vermonter

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.

    Daimeyon Williams discusses the Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Incarceration and EJI Lynching Memorial in Alabama, mass incarceration, growing up African American in Vermont, and the implications of race on Vermonters as a whole. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Jericho) in Jericho. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Favorite Local Fishing Destinations

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Experts reveal appealing local fly-fishing hot spots. at L.L.Bean in Burlington (map). Free.

    Falling for Apples

    Falling for Apples

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

    Phil Murdock of Chapin Orchard talks about varieties, origins and qualities of the crisp, round fruit. Cider, doughnuts and apple slices are served. at Milton Public Library in Milton. Chittenden County (map). Free; preregister.

    In Our Own Backyard: Peter Zheutlin

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 7-8 p.m.

    The author introduces nonfiction fans to his recently published book, The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels With Albie: An American Journey. at Stowe Free Library in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Linda Radtke

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 7-8 p.m.

    Dressed in period clothing and accompanied by pianist Arthur Zorn, the singer and researcher shares songs popular in Vermont during the Civil War. at Bradford United Church of Christ in Bradford. Upper Valley (map). Free.
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