Aligned with Source: A Personal Development Workshop & Meditation

This Weeks Topic: Is All This Residual? A Spiritual & Holistic Healer from India, Annaita is experienced in applying varied healing modalities to a wide range of situations. In these inter-active workshops, Annaita seeks to empower, sharing her deep understanding of life, holism and spirituality, enabling you to rise above life’s challenges, live a healthy, fulfilled...
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Patti Rothberg & Kristin Hoffmann Reservations

ABOUT PATTI ROTHBERG Patti Rothberg’s recording career goes back to 1996, with her debut on EMI Records, 'Between the 1 and the 9', which refers to the time she spent performing in New York City's 14th Street subway station. The title track relates some of her experiences, when EMI executive discovered Patti performing there. Seemingly overnight, Patti Rothberg achieved the ...
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Theatre of the Deaf

The National Theatre of the Deaf (NTD) has a history that is proud and groundbreaking. Touring the nation and the world for over 45 years, the acting company is comprised of deaf and hearing actors.  Each performance unfolds simultaneously in two languages; one for the eye, American Sign Language, and one for the ear, the Spoken Word. Wednesday, October 19th. 7 - 10 PM. In...
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Jann Klose and Jaclyn Jones

Jann Klose
Jann Klose is an award-winning pop singer-songwriter, who has released five albums and two EPs. Klose was raised in Kenya, South Africa, Germany, and the United States and now resides in New York City. His new duo album STEREOPTICON (2016), recorded with Grammy® nominated guitarist Gary Lucas and lyricist Dan Beck is now available on the Cosmic Trigger label. Gary and Jann wil...
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April Verch

April Verch
Come experience April Verch’s delicate voice, energetic footwork, and stunning fiddle playing, a trifecta of talents she brings together simultaneously to jaw-dropping effect. She'll be performing at The Buttonwood Tree on Sunday, September 11th at 3pm. Learn more about April here.
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CSA Songwriter Workshop with Deb Russell

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CT Songwriters Association Presents: a Songwriters Workshop on June 14th at 7:15pm. Nationally known career coach Deb Russell of  “The Artist’s Edge” presents a workshop on “Effective Use of Social Media”,  with song presentation and critique to follow. $15 for CSA members, $20 non-members. No registration required CSA Website
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July Art Show

Tom Humpreys
The Buttonwood Tree is pleased to present Middletown artist Tom Humphreys’ work during the month of July 2016! Tom will be hosting a reception on Sunday July 10th at 5:00pm. Learn more about Tom.
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June Art Show

Photo of flower by Curt Tota
On display for the month of June is the work of local Connecticut photographer, Curt Tota. The theme of his exhibit is Joy. Beautiful 9x13 prints are available for $40 each, with 20% being donated back to The Buttonwood Tree! Also available are regular prints and a sampling of his work, which is best viewed under black light.
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Soul Harmony Benefit Show

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Artists Supporting Artists and The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center are casting for The Soul Harmony Show (TSHS) on June 18, 2016, 8-10pm Middletown CT. TSHS is an open mic for professional and amateur artists of all types no matter what genre or craft. Please contact Duane Denny at 508-840-5225 or [email protected] Learn more here
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May Art Show

Steven Hawking artwork by Ryan Gallagan
Ryan Galligan is a local artist, currently living in Glastonbury.  Ryan attended UConn for his undergraduate and graduate degrees. Upon his graduation, Ryan moved to Brooklyn, NY to pursue a corporate career, as well as an arts based vocation. After completing graduate classes at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, Ryan returned to the area to focus solely on his art career...
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The Tile Project

The Buttonwood Tree
  Since last April we here are The Buttonwood Tree have been mounting a fundraising campaign that will bring a beautiful visual art installation to the foyer of our facility at 605 Main Street in downtown Middletown. A 46”x 58” space on the wall will be filled with a ceramic tile mosaic of an artist’s interpretation of both our mission and our buttonwood tree logo. To b...
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Spring 2016 Musical Residency: The Grays

The Grays
ELECTRIC GYPSY TRIBAL JAZZ The Grays will be performing on the second and fourth Wednesdays this spring starting January 13th sharing original works-in-progress and jams. Featuring special guest artists and dancers in a high-energy but chilled out vibe, in a cabaret style jazz lounge for Get-over-the-Hump Midweek Date Nights Check the calendar for their next show! All ages w...
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