On January 11, See aspiring local comics or try it out yourself. Support local comedy by performing or watching those that do. This event may contain some adult themed material and is recommended for mature audiences. Signups @ 7:30pm. Show at 8:00 pm. See you at The Dog River Brewery, 1400 US Route 302, Suite 4, Berlin, VT. Admission is FREE, but dough nation$ welcome. Bob, 793-3884.
Winning raconteurs from Season VIII of Extempo vie for audience votes and cash prizes in the eighth annual storytelling tournament of champions. Half of all proceeds benefit Waterbury recreation; opening night of Winterfest!
Jan. 25: Kathleen Kanz Comedy Hour. A wide range of talented standup comics from here & away working longer sets. 8:30 pm. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. Free/by donation. 479-0896. espressobueno.com.
On Saturday, January 26 at 7 pm the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa presents Swan Lake. Recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions of classical ballet in the Ukraine and can boast an extremely varied repertoire, carrying the honor and the task to preserve the precious heritage of the great Russian ballets. This full-scale production of Swan Lake, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. Join us as 55 of the most talented and brightest ballet stars bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life!