Happening this Week
VISIBLE MENDING: REVIVING THE OLDIES BUT GOODIES
November 29th, Thursday, 6:30PM
Imagine a world where every rip in a pair of jeans, every snag in a sweater, and every tear becomes an opportunity for a one-of-a-kind creation. In this fun introduction to unconventional mending techniques, Karen Stevens will demonstrate how anyone can give worn and torn items a new look and life. Bring those trusty Levi’s or a winter wool sweater—woven’s only—to rescue it from the giveaway pile. Materials will be provided but, of course, bring your favorite sewing kit or scrap fabric to make it your own. Free.
New Milford Public Library. 24 Main Street. New Milford CT. 860.355.1191
THE KING AND I: AN EVERLASTING ROMANCE
November 29th - December 16th, Thursdays and Sundays, Times vary
You don’t have to go into New York City to see this multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theatre production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I. Recorded live from The London Palladium, Kelli O’Hara reprises her Tony-Award-winning role as Anna alongside Tony and Oscar nominee, Ken Watanabe, as The King of Siam in what The Times describes as a “powerhouse” performance. Declared “Broadway musical’s undisputed Queen” in The Sunday Times, O’Hara delights as the British schoolteacher, brought to Bangkok to educate the King’s wives and children. The company of over 50 world-class performers dazzles in their performance of one of the finest scores ever written that includes “Getting To Know You” and “Shall We Dance.” The King and I is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre. $21 General, $16 Members.
The Moviehouse. 48 Main Street. Millerton NY. 518.789.0022
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MILLBROOK WINERY: GRAND PORTFOLIO TASTING
December 1st, Saturday, 12-5PM
The Millbrook Vineyards & Winery will be opening their entire wine portfolio for a unique tasting event this weekend. Whether you’re an amateur or connoisseur, the vineyard’s winemaking staff will be on hand to guide you and answer any questions along the way Explore this extensive portfolio as you wander and explore the winery, stopping at pouring stations located throughout the property. Tastings will be accompanied by light snacks or order a panini in advance from Slammin’ Salmon who will be on-site at the event. $60 General, $50 Member, $15 Lunch.
Millbrook Winery. 26 Wing Road. Millbrook NY. 845.677.8383
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THE WALKING CURE: HIKING WITH NIETZSCHE
December 1st, Saturday, 4-5PM
In an invigorating and inspiring talk, acclaimed author John Kaag brings his book Hiking With Nietzche to life, revealing how the power of philosophy and hiking can help us live more fully and deeply. Kaag draws on his own experience in the Swiss Alps where, at two crucial points in his life, he retraces the steps of the seminal thinker Freidrich Nietzsche, who wrote his foundational works there. The Atlantic praised Hiking with Nietzsche as a book that) “heals us, not by making us feel better, but by making us well,“ and National Public Radio has deemed it a "stimulating book about combating despair and complacency with searching reflection." Free.
Scoville Memorial Library. 38 Main Street. Salisbury CT. 860.435.2838
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BUGLISI DANCE THEATRE: MULTI-DIMENSIONAL MOVEMENT
December 1st, Saturday, 7:30-9:30PM
Buglisi Dance Theatre, an esteemed company that has been honored with the American Dance Guild Award for Artistic Excellence, is currently in residence at Kaatsbaan Dance Center and will be performing a compilation of its seminal pieces. In her choreography, Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi takes a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural approach. By integrating different art forms through a collaborative process, Buglisi strives to inspire, engage and attract a new generation of artists and diverse audiences, brought together into the realm of theatrical dance theatre. If you are unable to attend the main event, a free open rehearsal will be taking place on Thursday, November 29th at 2PM. $30 Adults, $10 Children and Students.
Kaatsbaan Dance Center. 33 Kaatsbaan Road. Tivoli NY. 845.757.5106