Arts, Culture, Music
Revitalizing the community by developing awareness of the arts, creating vitality in the community with the arts, and demonstrating that the arts favorably impact the local economy.
Art Makes a Difference is our theme.
Discover the many events and projects happening in the greater Rockingham, Vermont community...and beyond here on our website. The arts in our community have grown exponentially, contributing to the revitalization of our community.
Perhaps you have your own ideas that you would like to see put into action. Whether you are a doer, a contributor, a supporter, a visitor...or just an observer, it's hard to deny that...art makes a difference!
Bellows Falls Opera House
The Bellows Falls Opera House is a 553 seat large-screen venue hosting family friendly first-run movies, Wednesday Night classics, and a wide variety of special events from concerts to independent film screenings. Home of the Triple-Up and Super-Up (the best buy in movie theatre refreshments anywhere) and available for private rentals and parties, the Bellows Falls Opera House is a jewel in the beating heart of Bellows Falls. Remember, "When you're here, you're home!"
Stage 33 Live is a non-profit listening room providing high quality, affordable live entertainment. Not a bar, not a restaurant, not a coffeehouse, the stage is not an add-on, it's the mission. An arts driver contributing to Bellows Falls' and southeastern Vermont's reputation as an engaging destination, established touring performers are presented, along with local and regional musicians and language creatives-helping the developing artists that live and work among us generate career capacity by documenting their paid performance and presentation before a live audience. The produced documentation is deceminated online at no cost to the participants, with plans to produce for public radio and television.
Second-Saturday Synthfest Series at Stage 33 Live
There will be two electronic music performance concerts celebrating synthesizers, circuit-bending, and sound manipulation on the second Saturday of the first two months of 2024-January 13 and February 10-at Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Each session will open with a meet-and-greet at 6:00 pm. Get up close to the gear (don't touch though), talk with the performers, and settle in. Performances will begin at 7:00pm.
The players will be in the center of the room, with the audience in the round and encouraged to roam throughout the show. The performances are expected to range from cinematic and lush to computeresque and urgent. It may get loud.
Session 2 performers on February 10 include Repairer of Reputation from Rhode Island, Acacia Bridge fro New York, and three from Vermont: Thorny, Malcomb McShinsky, and Uke Meri.
Suggested $10 donation in advance through stage33live.com or at the door per event, all proceeds benefit the performermers. No one will be turned away for lack of money. Advance donations through stage33live.com guarantee entry if the session sells out.
The Becker Sisters are a soprano/piano duo fusing neo-classical, contemporary art song, folk, opera, and jazz. They will perform at Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge Street in Bllows Fallls, on Sunday, February 18, 2024. in a 3:00 pm matinee, Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door, all proceeds go to the artists.
SEating is limited. All performances will be recorded and filmed. More info at stage33live.com