Entertainment the week of Sept. 23
Sep22

Entertainment the week of Sept. 23

Live music Sept. 23 Craig Fahey at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 Eaglemania at the Capitol Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. $35-plis Blaggards with the Outsiders Punkabilly Rebels at the Bank of N.H. Stage at 8 p.m. $15-plis Technical Difficulties at Area 23 at 8 p.m. Old Tom and the Lookouts at SHARA Vineyards at 5:30 p.m. Eric Lindberg at Moonlight Meadery at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 John Franzosa at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Fruit Flies Like a...

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Capital Arts Fest schedule
Sep22

Capital Arts Fest schedule

FRIDAY 6 p.m. – “Sharing Oneself” Faculty Art Exhibit opening at Kimball Jenkins School of Art 6:45 p.m. – Barranquilla Flavor salsa lesson at Kimball Jenkins 7 p.m.  – Ballet Misha dance performance at Kimball Jenkins 7:30 p.m. – “White Rabbit, Red Rabbit” at the Hatbox Theatre (ticketed event) 8 p.m. – “Moonrise Kingdom” outdoor movie by Red River Theatres at Kimball Jenkins 8 p.m. – Eaglemania at the Capitol Center for the Arts...

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League of New Hampshire Craftsmen to present
Sep22

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen to present

The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen plan to have a line-up of their juried members present outdoors along South Main Street during the weekend of the Capital Arts Fest. Members will be set up Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop for fine crafts from members of the League and talk with the makers about their process and inspiration. Participating artists include Jennifer Guest Armstrong, Lori...

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This week in Concord history

Sept. 23, 1972: Attorney General Warren Rudman testifies in favor of tougher laws for convicted felons including, in several specific categories of murder, the death penalty. Usually, he says, a life sentence means parole in 12½ years. “That’s appalling,” he says. “That’s just not right.”   Sept. 23, 1815: Barnstead is visited by “The greatest gale in the midst of rain and storm ever known there,” according to a town history....

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City News: Participate in Concord’s BioBlitz

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: City meetings City meetings will be held in person in Council Chambers at 37 Green St. (unless otherwise specified on the city’s calendar). Upcoming meetings include: Zoning Board of Adjustment, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. City Council, Oct. 12, 7...

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Kimball Jenkins display faculty show
Sep22

Kimball Jenkins display faculty show

Kimball Jenkins School of Art will be marking the opening of their faculty art exhibit on Sept. 24 in conjunction with the Capital Arts Fest. “Sharing Oneself” will feature media by more than a dozen faculty members, who teach ceramics, drawing, painting, photography and printmaking. The show will include paintings in watercolor and acrylic, woodblock prints, photographs and ceramics. Faculty include Marcia O’Brien (ceramics), Mike...

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Capital Arts Fest returns for fifth year
Sep22

Capital Arts Fest returns for fifth year

By Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce The fifth annual Capital Arts Fest will be the biggest celebration of art and culture that the Capital City has ever hosted. On Sept. 24 through Sept. 26, artists and organizations in downtown Concord and beyond will welcome visitors to a vibrant multi-arts festival. This immersive event offers lively, joyous and interactive arts experiences. View contemporary and traditional crafts, listen to...

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Book: Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers
Sep22

Book: Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers

Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers By Sara Ackerman (391 pages, fiction, 2018) It’s 1944, wartime, on the big Island of Hawaii, in the little town of Honoka’a. It’s three years after Pearl Harbor and one year since Violet Iverson’s husband Herman disappeared. Violet’s ten-year-old daughter Ella is troubled. She’s been picking at her freckles, making scabs, and wetting her pants. Violet thinks that Ella knows something about Herman’s...

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