Bullets Into Bells
Nov. 2, 7:30-9 p.m. Unitarian Church of Montpelier 130 Main St., Montpelier
Poets and citizens respond to gun violence. $5 benefit GunSense Vermont, bearpondbooks.com/ticket-bullets-bells.
The Swing Peepers
Nov. 3, 10 a.m. ArtisTree Community Arts Center 2095 Pomfret Road, South Pomfret
Lively, improvisational and endearingly goofy. Instruments strummed, swung and tapped, from guitar to accordion. 457-3500, www.artistreevt.org.
Nov. 3,7 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro
Muriel Anderson: A new audio-visual show, guitar and harp guitar playing highlighted by a backdrop of visuals, including a visual reenactment of a solar eclipse. $10 to $25, 533-9075.
LGBTQ Film & Discussion Series
Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library 135 Main St., Montpelier
This documentary follows the daily lives of five Israeli and Palestinian patrons of a gay bar in Jerusalem as they navigate the minefield of politics, religion and discrimination to live and love openly. 223-3338, kellogghubbard.org.
News, “Fake News,” and Democracy in America
Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Unitarian Church of Montpelier 130 Main St. Montpelier
Mark Potok, former editor of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report, considers the role of a serious free press in a post-industrial democracy. Free, 229-6206, vermonthumanities.org.