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James Aponovich in front of a corkboard full of sketches in his Peterborough home. Aponovich, New Hampshire’s former artist laureate, donated a painting to this year’s Friends Program auction. 0

April 30, 2013
we smell a road trip movie!

Destination Imagination hopes to hit the road

For a group of seventh-graders from Rundlett Middle School, Destination Imagination has evolved to destination: Knoxville. The six plucky and personable group members problem-solved and teamworked their way through the Destination Imagination competition – a series of mind-bending challenges solved at tournaments… 0

April 23, 2013
a&e scene

Juliana Cable rocks Concord twice this week – a double dose of ukulele!

Fourteen-year-old Juliana Cable is one of the youngest touring musicians you’ll ever see. She has two shows in Concord this week. We caught up with her for a quick Q&A session. 0

April 23, 2013

Girls Inc. colors a few miles in runners’ shoes

Girls Inc. wanted to do its part to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, so the girls printed out 179 sneakers – one for every victim involved – and colored them each in a unique way. They chained the shoes together and mailed them to the Boston Athletic Association at the end of last week. Nice work,… 0

April 23, 2013
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Three special shoes, with wings attached, were colored in honor of the three people who died as a result of the bombing. 0

April 23, 2013
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The group displays the fruits of its labor. 0

April 23, 2013

This week in Concord history

April 23, 1843: Convinced that the end of the world is near, a considerable number of people in Concord and elsewhere neglect all worldly business and give themselves up to prayer. A few become insane, some destitute. 0

April 23, 2013

Huichol you so

Cilau Valadez, a Huichol (pronounced wee-chole) yarn artist from Mexico, was on hand at Margaritas last Wednesday to demonstrate the intricate yarn painting technique. He pushes yarn, one tiny piece at a time, into a canvas of beeswax and pine resin with a small needle. This page, top: Valadez works by lamplight. Bottom:… 0

April 23, 2013
Huichol you so

Huichol you so

Cilau Valadez, a Huichol (pronounced wee-chole) yarn artist from Mexico, was on hand at Margaritas last Wednesday to demonstrate the intricate yarn painting technique. He pushes yarn, one tiny piece at a time, into a canvas of beeswax and pine resin with a small needle. This page, top: Valadez works by lamplight. Bottom:… 0

April 23, 2013
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April 23, 2013