Lean Left Vermont and Stowe Democratic Committee: "Suppressed: The Fight to Vote"
Jan. 21: 6:30 to 8 p.m. 38-minute documentary. Personal stories from Georgia voters during 2018 Governor’s race when voter suppression undermined Stacey Abrams’ chance to become first black female U.S. governor. Facilitated discussion follows; information on how to fight voter suppression. Free; donation of $10 to $20 welcome to Fair Fight 2020, founded by Stacey Abrams: secure.actblue.com/donate/ffvt?refcode=sto; on: leanleftvt.org/events. Janet Savage, 802-279-8554, email@example.com.
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center: “The Met Opera Live in HD” Series
Thursdays: 1 p.m. ArtSmart program, 45-minute pre-show background talk with opera connoisseur Erik Kronke free with ticket to the film. Bring bag lunch to this on stage discussion: ArtSmart lunch deal at Edelweiss Mountain Deli; call ahead 802-253-4034.
Jan. 23: “Akhnaten” (Glass).
Feb. 13: “Wozzeck” (Berg).
March 5: “Porgy and Bess” (Gershwin).
April 2: “Agrippina” (Handel).
April 30: “Der Fliegende Hollander” (Wagner).
May 28: “Tosca” (Puccini).
2 p.m. screenings. $17 adult, $10 child 12 and under, AARP member $13.60; $99 subscription. 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe Mountain Resort. 760-4634, sprucepeakarts.org.
Jewish Community of Greater Stowe: Vermont Holocaust Memorial (VTHM)
Jan. 26: 5 p.m. Screening, Q&A, discussion of HBO documentary, "The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm," directed by seven-time Emmy winner Amy Schatz. 20-minute film. Age 8 and up. In memory of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. Discussion and Q&A about Holocaust education with JCOGS Rabbi David Fainsilber and Vermont Holocaust Memorial president Debora Steinerman follows. Free. Public welcome. 1189 Cape Cod Road. jcogs.org; holocaustmemorial-vt.org.
"The Resurrection of Victor Jara"
Jan. 25: 7 p.m. Known as the "Bob Dylan of South America." Award-winning film written and produced by UVM economics teacher John Summa. Bono, Pete Seeger, Holly Near, and Arlo Guthrie explore the legacy and cultural resurgence of Chilean musician and political activist, assassinated 9/16/73. upstreetproductions.com. Q&A. $10. Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite St. oldlaborhall.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-479-5600.
Second Friday: 6 to 8 p.m. Animated shows from Japan; four or more episodes. Discussion follows. Enter through side door.
Laboratory B, 266 Pine St. 777-9012, email@example.com.
Architecture + Design Film Series
Jan. 22: 6 p.m. doors. 6:30 p.m. “The Proposal.” Luis Barragan, 20th century “artist among architects.” Directed by artist Jill Magid. 86 minutes.
Contois Auditorium, second floor, City Hall, 149 Church St.
Movies at Main Street Landing
Jan. 21: Top Hat (1935).
Jan. 28: Almost Famous (2000).
Benefits Vermont Dance Alliance. Free, first come, first served. Mariah Riggs, 802-540-3018, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Floor, Lake and College Building, 60 Lake St. 660-2600, mainstreetlanding.com.
Lean Left VT: "Suppressed: The Fight to Vote"
Jan. 29: 6:30 p.m. Personal stories from George voters during 2018 Governor’s race; voter suppression undermined Stacey Abrams’ chance to become first black female U.S. governor. Discussion follows. Free; donations welcome to Fair Fight, founded by Abrams to fight voter suppression.
Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St.
Deborah Rawson Memorial Library: “Last Tracks”
Jan. 23: 7 p.m. Created by UVM students in Vermont and the Rockies. Explores impact of climate change on skiing. Jericho Energy Task Force, Vermont Climate and Health Alliance and solavida.org. Q&A: State Senator Ginny Lyons, Dan Quinlan of solavida.org, Tom Hughes of VPIRG, and Amy Kelsey, former Executive Director of the Catamount Trail Association. Light refreshments; waste-free event (bring bowl, mug, etc.)
Big Picture Theatre & Cafe: Mountaintop Film Series, "Suppressed: The Fight to Vote"
Jan. 20: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Documentary. Free; suggested donation $10 at door. (bit.ly/suppressed-RSVP). Benefits Stacey Abrams' Fair Fight 2020. Dana Goss, 802-371-7292.
Waterbury Winterfest: Across Roads Center for the Arts, “Made in Vermont”
Jan. 25: 4:30 and 7 p.m. Independent comedy film with Tyler Gillen, Jim Hogue, Kenric Kite, Jeffery Parry, Lonnie Poland, J. Louis Reid. Roger Strauss, Noni Stuart, Mark Williams, Maggie York, Johannes Nikolai Ziegler. Written by Roger Strauss and Jim Hogue, directed by J. Louis Reid and Noni Stuart, produced by Lonnie Poland. By donation at door.