Live music and shows available in Concord

Music Nov. 19 Brian Booth at 6:30 p.m. at Hermanos Lucinda William’s virtual series, episode 3, Bob’s Back Pages: A Night of Bob Dylan song at 8 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $20. Nov. 20 Masceo Williams at Penuche’s at 8 p.m. Swappin’ Sets with Brian and Dave at Area 23 at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 Jared Steer at Penuche’s at 8 p.m. Dwayne Haggins at Chen Yang Li from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday Jam with Ross Arnold at...

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Bulletin board: Things to do in Concord

Author presents latest history book Mike Pride returns to Gibson’s Bookstore on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. to virtually present the widest-ranging narrative history to date of the military bastion in the Florida Keys, Storm Over Key West: The Civil War and the Call of Freedom. Signed copies are available from Gibson’s Bookstore. Pride grew up in Florida and graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in American Studies. After...

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Poetry: November

November has returned, an old friend from my past,   finding a different world, so very different from November last.   The darkness on this cold eve, as the rain does gently fall,   a shadowless night indeed, no moon to cast shadows so tall.   The sanctity we so desire, as we search each and every day,   hoping for some tranquility, that will last and hopefully stay.   We move toward the holiday season,...

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City Newsletter: Clerks office thanks you for patience, gifts
Nov17

City Newsletter: Clerks office thanks you for patience, gifts

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights: Holiday reminders Christmas parade: The Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 9:30 a.m. The parade will form at the N.H. Department of Transportation parking lot on Hazen Drive and proceed down Hazen Drive to Loudon...

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This week in Concord history

Nov. 19, 2000: In classrooms around the state, the drawn-out presidential election is providing great fodder for civics lessons. “These are excellent times for teachers who are teaching government classes,” says Gary Baker of Kearsarge Regional High School.   Nov. 19, 1846: Three laborers on the Northern Railroad are buried when a sand bank near the railroad bridge in Penacook caves in. Two survive; one is killed.   Nov. 19,...

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Children’s Book: A bit of magic
Nov17

Children’s Book: A bit of magic

Little Fairy Can’t Sleep By Daniela Drescher (18 pages, German children’s book, 2007) A warm summer night is alive with magic as crickets chirp, fireflies flicker, and a bright full moon smiles down on the forest beneath. The Sandman works overtime, fox kits, elfin children, and fairies can’t sleep. One little fairy flies from her bed of flowers to visit other forest dwellers, as they all sense the natural pulse of the night awakened....

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Book of the week: How to podcast
Nov17

Book of the week: How to podcast

So You Want to Start a Podcast: Finding Your Voice, Telling your Story, and Building a Community That Will Listen By Kristen Meinzer (216 pages, nonfiction, 2019)   We’ve all heard that podcasts are the new thing to do. From marketing to storytelling, lots of people are using them to build an audience and make their voice heard. But how do you start a podcast? Kristen Meinzer has hosted and produced numerous podcasts with great...

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