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DRUMSTRONG: Drumming to Beat Cancer

DRUMSTRONG: Drumming to Beat Cancer

Hands-On MusicPlease join us here at Hands-On Music in Brandon on Saturday, May 9 from Noon until 5 for our 2nd annual DRUMSTRONG event, a 5 hour “drum-a-thon” to raise funds and awareness in the fight to beat cancer.

IT’S GLOBAL
Each year in May, DRUMSTRONG events all over the world raise awareness and funds for cancer organizations through family friendly rhythm gatherings. The main event in North Carolina is a weekend festival where this year the drumming goes for 12 straight hours. A previous DRUMSTRONG 30 hour event made it into the Guinness Book of Records as the longest continuous rhythm drum-a-thon ever held. DRUMSTRONG Vermont is a bit more modest but every bit as energetic and committed.
GET INVOLVED! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
We encourage folks to drum in honor of or in memory of someone, and/or to fortify themselves. Join us in our efforts by drumming, pledging money in connection with someone who is drumming, or pledging money, period. In the process you’ll be helping to raise awareness and support a cause that nearly everyone can relate to.
Entrant registration form

The drumming starts at 12 noon at Hands-On Music, 27 Center Street, Brandon, VT and goes continuously until 5 PM. You can drum for as little or as much time as you’d like, but we’ll need to have at least 3 people drumming at all times. Instruments will be provided, or bring your own percussion instrument (drums, shakers, woodblocks, bells, frying pans, etc.).

 

 

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Welcome New Member: Village Spa & Salon

The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is happy to Welcome New Member:  Village Spa & Salon to the Chamber! About Village Spa & Salon Village Spa & Salon invites you to experience their full service spa & salon for men and women.  They offer a peaceful, professional and relaxed environment.  Services include: massage, facials, nails, […]

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Auditions: Henry IV-Part 1

Auditions: Henry IV-Part 1

Shakespeare on Main Street is holding Auditions for its summer 2015 production of Henry IV-Part 1.

This play, always an audience favorite, will be set in the Elizabethan era and will explore the themes of honor, parenting and kingship, and class diversity. One characteristic that differentiates Henry IV from other Shakespearean plays is the ease of which it transitions from scenes of nobility to scenes of commoners. These juxtapositions of social and linguistic provide the play with a diverse cast of characters and bring to audiences a rich assortment of human emotions, comedy, drama and history.

Actors (18+ years of age) wanting to audition should prepare a one-minute monologue from Henry IV-Part 1. It does not need to be memorized – just well prepared. Women may play male roles.

Auditions will be held in Brandon on Saturday, April 18, 11am-1pm at the Brandon Town Hall, 2417 Franklin Street (just off Route 7), Brandon VT 05733

Rehearsals begin June 21, Sunday 6pm to 9pm in Manchester. The second, third and fourth week of rehearsals will be in Rutland. Henry IV~Part 1 will open on Friday, July 24th. Performances will be in Manchester, Poultney and Brandon.

If unable to attend any of these auditions, you audition online. For info on how, send an email to info@ShakespeareonMainStreet.org.

For further information, please contact Artistic Director-Gary Meitrott, at 802-282-2581, or info@ShakespeareOnMainStreet.org.

Shakespeare on Main Street is a non-profit (501-C) organization dedicated to bringing the elevated vivaciousness of Shakespeare to Vermont audiences. We depend largely on public donations to stage our productions. www.ShakespeareOnMainStreet.org.

 

 

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Artist Sale at Compass Music and Arts Center

Artist Sale at Compass Music and Arts Center

Saturday, March 7, 10-4pm

Artists will be selling “seconds” and other finished artwork in addition to their unused art supplies, all at discounted rates.

This is a great opportunity for fellow artists and hobbyists alike to stock up on useful supplies and for the public at large to shop a unique selection of affordable artwork from area artists.

Free to attend.

Visit www.cmacvt.org or call 802-247-4295 for more details.

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