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    31st annual NH Business in the Arts Award

    31st annual NH Business in the Arts Award

    By on May 4, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The 31st annual Business in the Arts Awards will be held Monday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center of New Hampshire – Radisson Hotel in Manchester. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts, the gala will honor the twenty New Hampshire businesses nominated for this year’s awards. The evening highlights a celebration of […]

    The Play’s The Thing in Peterborough

    The Play’s The Thing in Peterborough

    By on May 3, 2015 in Arts Community News

    Actors’ Circle Theatre presents P. G. Wodehouse’s adaptation of Ferenc Molnár’s 1920s hysterical comedy, “The Play’s The Thing,” about a lovely young starlet caught in a flirtatious tête-à-tête with an aging actor, and how the situation is rectified in order to protect her honor – and the heart of her betrothed! “The Play’s The Thing” […]

    Great Folk Concert in Nelson

    Great Folk Concert in Nelson

    By on May 2, 2015 in Arts Community News

    Join us on Friday May 8 as the Monadnock Folklore Society welcomes the return of Liz Simmons, Flynn Cohen and Lissa Schneckenburger to the Nelson Town Hall for an 8:00 PM concert. Admission is $15/$12(seniors, youth, or in advance) LOW LILY, formerly called Annalivia, is an American ‘roots and branches’ string trio which draws from tradition and today to create […]

    Thomas Jefferson will be in Hillsborough!

    Thomas Jefferson will be in Hillsborough!

    By on April 29, 2015 in Arts Community News

    2015 marks the 7th Annual Living History Event in Hillsborough, NH. Our special guests this year: Thomas Jefferson, Louisa May Alcott and Daniel Webster. Return favorites: Laura Ingalls Wilder; Mr. Bayly, 18thCentury Magician; and Tom Hanford’s Chimney-side Tales! Children and adults alike will have access to many hands-on activities. Apple cider, a wood-fired cook stove, butter […]

    What will happen to Libraries?

    What will happen to Libraries?

    By on April 29, 2015 in Arts Community News

    For a community to thrive, all citizens need ready access to the texts that form the basis of our cultural heritage. As digital information overtakes printed books with shear volume, how will the traditional repository for printed books evolve to provide this essential service? “It’s a discussion that’s been going on among librarians, or information […]

    Moco Arts presents Shrek at the Redfern

    Moco Arts presents Shrek at the Redfern

    By on April 27, 2015 in Arts Community News

    Your favorite green ogre finds his swamp overrun with fairy tale misfits in MoCo Arts production of Shrek the Musical, May 2nd at 7:00pm and May 3rd at 2:00pm at the KSC Redfern Arts Center. Lord Farquaad has cast away Pinocchio, the Big Bad Wolf, Peter Pan, and others to a cozy swamp where a gentle ogre named […]

    Butterfly Swing Band at Mole Hill

    Butterfly Swing Band at Mole Hill

    By on April 26, 2015 in Arts Community News

    ~ Basie ~ Porter ~ Ellington~ Butterfly Swing Band Saturday, May 2nd ~ classic swing ~   The Butterfly Swing Band plays joyous dance music with a classic swing groove. The ensemble includes trumpet, sax, clarinet, guitar, bass and percussion.  The band’s repertoire features tunes from the 1920′s, 30′s & 40′s by such legends as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Cole Porter and Benny Goodman. […]

    Country Corners shown in Peterborough

    Country Corners shown in Peterborough

    By on April 25, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The Monadnock Center for History and Culture presents the film “Country Corners” along with a Q&A with the screenwriter at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday May 2. The Monadnock Center is located at 19 Grove Street in Peterborough, NH. Filmmaker Robert Fiore (Pumping Iron, Greetings, Gimme Shelter, Festival Express, etc.) and author Richard Nevell (A Time To Dance: American Country […]

    Listening Project: Ending War

    Listening Project: Ending War

    By on April 23, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The Listening Project for Ending War series, facilitated by Becky Sakellariou, resumes Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center in Peterborough. The series is for anyone who wishes to participate in thinking, sharing, and speaking about war, its effects on us, and what it might take to end wars. Rather than a […]

    Keene’s Redfern Arts Center announces next year’s performances

    Keene’s Redfern Arts Center announces next year’s performances

    By on April 22, 2015 in Arts Community News

    Keene State College’s Redfern Arts Center announces a spectacular 2015-16 season of wide-ranging performances such as Symphony NH celebrating the works of Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein; a multi-media spectacle in three acts, created by choreographer Yanira Castro and influenced by imperial ballets in the courts of Louis XIV; and Aquila Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s […]

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