Events in Burlington, Vermont – March 8th – 10th

There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend…

Friday, March 8, 2013

Rohit Kohli, Will Betts, Chad Cosby, Jason Lorber, Mike Thomas Comedy Show

Friday, March 8, 9PM at Levity in Burlington. $8.

Queen City Contra Dance

The Irregulars dole out live tunes as Fern Bradley calls the steps. Beginners session at 7:45 p.m. Friday, February 8, 8–11PM at Edmunds School Gymnasium in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12.

Queen City Tango Milonga

No partner is required for welcoming the weekend in the Argentine tradition. Wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Introductory session from 7-7:45 p.m. Friday, March 8, 7–10PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7

Spanish Musical Kids

Amigos ages 1 to 5 learn Latin American songs and games with Constancia Gómez, a native Argentinian. Friday, March 8, 10:30–11:15AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

‘The Producers’

Very Merry Theatre teens present Mel Brooks’ zany musical masterpiece. Language not appropriate for young children. Friday, March 8, 7PM at Waterfront Theatre, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $5 suggested donation; limited seating.

‘My Country is the World and the World is My Stage: The True Story of Garry Davis’

Arthur Kanegis directs this one-man biographical play about the renowned political-theater figure, which stars Davis himself, now in his 90s. Performances will be filmed for a documentary; attendance constitutes agreement to be shown on camera. Sign in, 6:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 10 show in French. Friday, March 8, 7PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $5 suggested donation.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Adam Cook, Carmen Lagala, Colin Ryan, Kathleen Kanz, Will Betts, Rohit Kohli Comedy Show

Saturday, March 9, 8PM at Levity in Burlington. $8.

Swing Dance

Quick-footed participants get moving in different styles, including the lindy hop, charleston and balboa. Indoor shoes required. Saturday, March 9, 8:30–11PM at Champlain Club in Burlington. $5.

Best of 2012 Vermont International Film Festival Showcase

Over the course of two days, cinema buffs screen the documentaries Chasing Ice, Green and Detropia, as well as the comedy Where Do We Go Now? Saturday, March 9: 1PM, 3PM at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. $5-10; see vtiff.org for details.

Organic-Chocolate Tasting

Foodies sample a new line of confections and learn the six steps involved in evaluating flavor profiles. Saturday, March 9: 1PM, 3PM at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store in Burlington. Free.

Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan

Madeleine Piat-Landolt presents the basic principles, philosophy and forms of this ancient martial art that promotes well-being. Saturday, March 9, 10AM–1PM at McClure MultiGenerational Center in Burlington. $25.

S.S. Taylor

The author signs and discusses her book, The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man’s Canyon, about the adventurous children of a deceased explorer. Saturday, March 9, 2PM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Saturday Story Time

Families celebrate the written word with imaginative tales read aloud. Saturday, March 9, 11AM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

‘The Producers’

Very Merry Theatre teens present Mel Brooks’ zany musical masterpiece. Language not appropriate for young children. Saturday, March 9: 2PM, 7PM at Waterfront Theatre, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $5 suggested donation; limited seating.

Introduction to Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users learn basic concepts of the editing software. Saturday, March 9, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free; preregister.

‘Angel Therapy Handbook’ Discussion Group

Cornelia Ward outlines spiritual healing and psychic reading skills, as presented in Doreen Virtue’s book. Saturday, March 9, 2–4PM at Spirit Dancer Books & Gifts in Burlington. Donations.

VSO Three Double Concertos

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will present three double concertos to showcase music director, Jaime Laredo, and his former student — violinist, Jennifer Koh. Program includes Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins, a new work, entitled by VSO New Music Advisor, David Ludwig and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40. The VSO will collect nonperishable food items in the theater lobby during the show. Tickets: $9-16. Flynn Center, Burlington, 8 p.m. Contact: www.flynntix.org or 802-86- FLYNN

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Best of 2012 Vermont International Film Festival Showcase

Over the course of two days, cinema buffs screen the documentaries Chasing Ice, Green and Detropia, as well as the comedy Where Do We Go Now? Sunday, March 10: 1PM, 3PM at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. $5-10; see vtiff.org for details.

‘The Producers’

Very Merry Theatre teens present Mel Brooks’ zany musical masterpiece. Language not appropriate for young children. Sunday, March 10, 6PM at Waterfront Theatre, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $5 suggested donation; limited seating.

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Sunday, March 10, 4–5:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Adult Pickup Dodgeball

Participants heave rubber-coated foam balls at opposing team members during weekly games. Sunday, March 10, 1–3PM at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. $5; for ages 15 and up; players under age 18 need parental permission.

Women’s Pickup Soccer

Quick-footed ladies of varying skill levels break a sweat while stringing together passes and making runs for the goal. Sunday, March 10, 6–8PM at Miller Community and Recreation Center in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up.

‘My Country is the World and the World is My Stage: The True Story of Garry Davis’

Arthur Kanegis directs this one-man biographical play about the renowned political-theater figure, which stars Davis himself, now in his 90s. Performances will be filmed for a documentary; attendance constitutes agreement to be shown on camera. Sign in, 6:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 10 show in French. Sunday, March 10, 2PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $5 suggested donation.

‘The Chosen’

Theatre Kavanah’s production of Chaim Potok’s award-winning novel portrays two distinct Jewish communities during World War II. Sunday, March 10, 2PM at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $15-18.

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

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