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    Brendan James

    Brendan James

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    Thu., Sept. 20, 6 p.m.

    Stunning photographs illustrate the multimedia presentation "Mountain Biking Guatemala: A Land of Incredible Climate, Terrain and Culture." at Bicycle Express in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free.

    'Ecstatic Beasts'

    'Ecstatic Beasts'

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    Through Sept. 22

    An exhibition curated by Thatiana Oliveira considers the complicated human relationship to animals, featuring works by artists including Luis Jacob, Elizabeth Duffy, Lydia Panas and Michael Oatman. at College Hall Gallery, Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Stephanie Bush

    Stephanie Bush

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    Through Sept. 22

    "Ladies in Waiting," small- and large-scale oil portraits of Vermont cows. at West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    'Retro/New: Looking Back & Looking Ahead'

    'Retro/New: Looking Back & Looking Ahead'

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    Through Sept. 22

    An exhibition celebrating the guild and gallery's 20th anniversary with recent works across mediums by guild members and friends. at Northeast Kingdom Artists Guild in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map).

    David Rios Ferreira

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    Through Sept. 24

    "And I Hear Your Words That I Made Up," mixed-media works that conjure a psychic landscape filled with conflicting emotions. at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in Brattleboro. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map).

    Dian Parker

    Dian Parker

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    Through Sept. 26

    "Oil Paint & Black Walnut," abstract paintings on canvas and mixed-media works on black-walnut-stained paper by the artist, writer and curator of the White River Gallery. at Zollikofer Gallery at Hotel Coolidge in White River Junction. Upper Valley (map).

    Deborah Holmes

    Deborah Holmes

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    Through Sept. 30

    "Vermont Valleys, Lakes and Landscapes," new watercolor paintings. at Frog Hollow Vermont Craft Gallery in Burlington (map).

    'Playing Cowboy: America's Wild West Shows'

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    Through Oct. 21

    Combining period posters with historical film footage, this exhibition explores the profound influence Buffalo Bill and other Wild West shows had on shaping contemporary understandings of the American West, Native American history and the cowboy way of life. at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map).

    Carole Naquin

    Carole Naquin

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    Through Nov. 30

    Soft pastel landscape paintings of sky, river and field. at Artisans' Hand in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    'Field Notes'

    'Field Notes'

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    Through Oct. 21

    Painting and sculpture by Monica Carroll, Rebecca Kinkead, Jill Madden and Eben Markowski. at Bundy Modern in Waitsfield. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map).

    'The Fantasticks'

    'The Fantasticks'

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    Through Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Sun., Sept. 23, 2 p.m., Through Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 29, 3 & 7:30 p.m.

    With 17,162 Off Broadway performances before closing in 2002, Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s The Fantasticks set the record for the world’s longest-running musical. So what makes this comic love story so popular? It could be the musical numbers, such as “Try to Remember” and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.” It could be the relatable themes of young love and meddling fathers, or the handsome and suave narrator, El Gallo. Thanks to an ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival professional production, Vermont theatergoers can get swept away by this story of a boy and a girl who fall in love, part ways and reunite for a more meaningful relationship. at The Grange Theatre in South Pomfret. Upper Valley (map). $18-35.

    Rodney Crowell

    Rodney Crowell

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 7 p.m.

    Americana singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell’s latest album, Acoustic Classics, isn’t a typical greatest hits collection. For the 2018 offering, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer and longtime Emmylou Harris collaborator crafted stripped-down versions of favorites from his catalog spanning more than 40 years. Selections include the honky-tonkin’ “I Couldn’t Leave You if I Tried” and “Shame on the Moon Redux,” an earlier version of which Bob Seger took to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983. Guitarist Joe Robinson and fiddle and mandolin whiz Eamon McLoughlin join the two-time Grammy Award winner for a pair of Green Mountain State gigs. at Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map). $15-48.

    Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival

    Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 7-8:30 & 9:15-10:45 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 22, 7-8:30 & 9:15-10:45 p.m.

    “Audiences will be watching things that will take them outside their comfort zones,” says Dan Savage of his HUMP! Film Festival in a press release. For the 13th year, the writer of the syndicated Savage Love sex advice column and host of the Savage Lovecast podcast presents a curated selection of short pornographic films featuring diverse body sizes, colors, genders, sexualities and fetishes. And the purpose of bringing friends and strangers together to watch amusing, thought-provoking and outrageous clips of people doing it? To celebrate sexual freedom and to redefine conventional pornography for today’s world. Sounds hot. at Merrill's Roxy Cinemas in Burlington (map). $20.

    Midnight Magic, Underground System

    Midnight Magic, Underground System

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 9 p.m.

    Anyone who says disco is dead has never seen Midnight Magic work their, um, magic. The New York City-based collective presents a pitch-perfect throwback to the good old days of Manhattan’s club scene. Powerhouse vocalist Tiffany Roth leads the nine-piece ensemble through ecstatic, funk-drenched dance jams. So bust out your polyester shirts and platform shoes. Close your eyes as the bass starts thumping. You’ll swear you’ve been transported back to the strobe- and laser-filled dance floors of the late ’70s. Midnight Magic perform on Friday, September 21, at Nectar’s in Burlington. Fellow New Yorkers Underground System add support. at Nectar's in Burlington (map). $7.

    Ethan Hubbard

    Ethan Hubbard

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    Sept. 21-Dec. 2

    "Driving the Back Roads: In Search of Old-Time Vermonters," a retrospective featuring more than 40 of the photographer's large-format black-and-white portraits made over five decades, accompanied by audio recordings of his subjects. Reception and artist's talk: Friday, September 21, 5 p.m. at Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro. Northeast Kingdom (map).
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