Events for March 30, 2019
Events for March 30, 2019
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until January 4, 2020
SCULPTURE TOUR AND SYMPOSIUM WITH THE MUSEUM OF CREATIVE PROCESS WEDNESDAYS AT 5:30 - 7:00 AND SATURDAYS, 10-11:30AM Join Museum Curator, Dr. Albert Levis for a fascinating talk about the integration of the arts and sciences. Explore a guided tour through one of the four exhibits of the Museum of the Creative Process and learn how creativity is the universal language of conflict resolution.
The Special Olympics Vermont Penguin Plunge is a unique winter event where participants raise funds to take a dip in Vermont’s icy waters. The Third Annual Penguin Plunge at Stratton Mountain will follow the Stratton Mountain Pond Skim on Saturday, March 30. Proceeds from the Penguin Plunge event support sports training and competition opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in your area and around the state.
We are thrilled to welcome Darius James to Manchester as he presents a classic novel finally back in print! Negrophobia is a wild-eyed reckoning with the mutating insanity of American racism. A screenplay for the mind, a performance on the page, a work of poetry, a mad mix of genres and styles, a scabrous, unapologetically raunchy, truly hilarious, and deeply scary novel like no other. This feverish nightmare of racism is finally back in print after 25 years. Wickedly hilarious, raunchy, vile, and terrifying, Negrophobia is written as a screenplay whose racist protagonist Bubbles Brazil descends into a hallucinatory drug- and voodoo-induced phantasmagoria of black stereotypes. In just one sequence, Nazi-outfitted Disney characters celebrate the Last Supper with a plasticine Jesus as a skyscraper-sized African-American nose devised by the Zombie Master (and his trusted sidekicks Zombie Elvis and JFK’s head on spider legs) destroys the festivities! — Reviewed by Dafydd Wood "Comic, manic, and amazing, tells more about American race relations than all of the walking dead suburban experts, academics, and think tank whores who tell their fellow suburbanites about how it feels to be black." —Ishmael Reed “Luridly funny and unsparingly smart, Negrophobia is American arcana of the highest....
An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Saturday, repeating until April 6, 2019
The Dorset Players will be presenting The 16th Annual One Act Festival on March 29 & 30 and April 5 & 6 at 7:30 PM and March 31 and April 7 at 2:00 PM at the Dorset Playhouse. The evening features four plays –“ H.R.” written by Eric Coble and directed by Janet Groom; “The Game” written by Natalie Bates and directed by Peter Van Haverbeke; “A Marriage Proposal” written by Anton Chekhov and directed by Don Petersen and “Compos Mentis” written by Marilyn Millstone and directed by Janet Groom. Tickets are available online at dorsetplayers.org or by calling 802-867-5777. The box office will be open March, 26, 27,28 and April 3,4 from 4-7 and 2 hours before each performance. Sponsors are Blue Flame Gas, Express Copy and Kevin O’Toole, Esq. Produced by Lynne Worth, the evening features 11 actors – Susan Altoft, Maripat Barlow-Layne, Dawn Goetz, Debby Goldman, Joelle Greenland, Jon Mathewson, Kevin O’Toole, Erin Norton, Tom Norton, Danica Stein and Jack Workman.