1 In March, No-land Bands performed A Journey to Aleppo, a concert of music rooted in Syrian folk motifs accompanied by images from the Syrian war and refugee crisis. 2 In February, as part of the Speech Matters film and speaker series, the renowned Everett Company presented their Freedom Café in collaboration with Vermont Performance Lab. 3 As part of a series of lectures on international diplomacy co-sponsored by Marlboro and Windham World Affairs Council, president of Nuclear Threat Initiative Joan Rohlfing presented a talk titled “Nuclear Dangers in the Trump Era.” 4 In partnership with Vermont Performance Lab, immersive performance artist Alice Gosti presented Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture in March. 5 World-renowned performance troupe Bread and Puppet Theater presented their newest show, Faust 3, in Person’s Auditorium in April. 6 In April, students in the class titled Drag: History, Politics, and Performance presented a collection of acts at Whittemore Theater and Hooker-Dunham Theater in Brattleboro. 7 As part of Music for a Sunday Afternoon, bassoonist Gili Sharett and accompanists played a program of music for bassoon.