Entertainment the week of June 30, 2022

Live music June 30 Kid Pinky at Eagle Square at 7 p.m. Brian Booth at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Amythyst Kiah at Bank of N.H. Stage at 8 p.m. Errol Wayne at Area 23 at 7 p.m. July 1 Amanda Adams at Contoocook Cider Co. at 4:30 p.m. Eric Lindberg Duo at Shara Vineyards at 6 p.m. Jud Caswell at Over the Moon Farmstead at 7 p.m. July 2 Joe Messineo at Contoocook Farmers Market at 9 a.m. Josh Foster at Over the Moon Farmstead at 2 p.m. Colin...

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Don’t miss a chance to watch Sunset League
Jun28

Don’t miss a chance to watch Sunset League

The sun has set on the first half of the Sunset League’s season, but there is still a month of games left. The Concord Sunset League is the oldest after-supper amateur baseball association in the country. Started in 1909, its also the last of its kind in the state, and, as a result, attracts many Division II and III college players from cities such as Dover, Nashua and Keene who want to keep their arms warm for fall ball. Teams play...

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City news: New art display installed downtown
Jun28

City news: New art display installed downtown

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: New Downtown Concord art Concord General Services’ Downtown Services Team helped install another new art piece last week in downtown Concord! “Earth Arch,” by artist Joe Chirchirillo Sculpture, was installed at the...

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This week in Concord history

July 1, 1776: “The Declaration before Congress is, I think, a pretty good one,” delegate Josiah Bartlett of New Hampshire writes from Philadelphia. July 1, 1789: The Rev. Israel Evans is ordained as Concord’s second Congregationalist minister, succeeding the Rev. Timothy Walker. The town still pays the minister’s salary and living expenses. Walker, the first minister, served more than 58 years from his ordination in 1730. July 1,...

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Book: Norse Mythology
Jun28

Book: Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology By Neil Gaiman (mythology, 2017) In Norse Mythology, the inimitable Neil Gaiman once again earns his chops as a master of the fantastical. I listened to the audiobook version, narrated by Gaiman himself, and highly recommend that format for a particularly entertaining experience. Don’t confuse this 2017 release with the 2021-22 two-volume graphic novel adaptation of the same work. I haven’t seen the graphic novels yet...

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