Arts & Life

Commmunity Players to present ‘Witness for the Prosecution’

02-13-2024 12:57 PM

From Feb. 16 to 18, the Community Players of Concord NH will present Agatha Christie’s “Witness for the Prosecution” at Concord City Auditorium. Part of the Community Players’ 96th Season, the famous Christie thriller is the most-performed courtroom...


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‘Every wedding we have is completely unique’

02-19-2024 11:23 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

In over two decades of years of running Curtis Farm Outdoor Weddings & Events, Matt Fish of Wilton has pretty much seen it all. “After doing this for 23 years, we can handle just about any challenge on the fly,” Fish said. “You name it, we’ve had it...


From the farm: Tame cattle won’t gore you

02-17-2024 9:00 PM

By CAROLE SOULE

‘Look at that bull! He’s going to come over here and stab you with his horns!” The boy, about eight years old, was sharing his knowledge of horned cattle with his younger brother at the Deerfield Fair. It was early morning, and I was acclimating one...


Son honors father’s music at Chubb Theatre

02-13-2024 12:58 PM

Billboard charting singer/songwriter A.J. Croce will be performing at Chubb Theatre on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. on his special “Croce Plays Croce 50th Anniversary Tour” in honor of the memory of his late, legendary father, hitmaker singer-songwriter, Jim...


‘On The Exhale’ to be presented at Bank of NH Stage

02-13-2024 12:56 PM

On Feb. 16 to 18 and March 1 to 3 at Bank of NH Stage in Concord and The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, respectively, theatre KAPOW will present “On The Exhale.” A full-length drama by Martin Zimmerman, “On The Exhale” offers a complex...


From the farm: Coyotes are scary neighbors

02-11-2024 4:00 PM

By CAROLE SOULE

We have coyotes. We hear them at night, howling to advertise their presence to other packs, claiming their territory – the woods on Miles Smith Farm. I picture them, black eyes shimmering in the moonlight as they yowl and yip in a wave of sound....


Vintage Views: A grave concern

02-11-2024 12:00 PM

By JIM SPAIN

There are times in life that are most sacred and respected, times such as the birth of a child, care for the elderly, nursing the very ill and ultimately the fate of death that each and every one of us will experience. Many of our sacred events are...


Students to present two-play repertory

02-06-2024 2:42 PM

Students ages 8-13 in the Winnipesaukee Playhouse Education Department will present John Olive’s adaptation of Louis Sachar’s “Sideways Stories from Wayside School.” This production will take the stage along with 13-18 year old students’ production of...


‘In Love with Broadway’ opens this week

02-06-2024 2:41 PM

Powerhouse Theatre Collaborative, the resident theatre company of the Colonial Theatre, is kicking off its five-show 2024 Colonial Series Feb. 9 to 11 with “In Love with Broadway: A Musical Celebration.”Featuring 33 talented ensemble members plus...


Trio, now W4RP, comes to Hermit Woods

02-06-2024 2:40 PM

On Feb. 8, The Loft at Hermit Woods is pleased to welcome W4RP, formally know as the Warp Trio.W4RP is an internationally touring cross-genre chamber music experience. A mashup of Juilliard-trained players and members steeped in rock and jazz styles....


From the farm: Cow flipping for fun and profit

02-04-2024 1:00 PM

By CAROLE SOULE

Yes, I’m a cow flipper, not to be confused with a cow tipper. If you’ve watched Chip and Joanna Gaines on TV or read “The Magnolia Story,” you know what a house flipper is. Well, that’s what I do, except with cows. Chip and Joanna work to improve...


From the archives: The legacy of the USS Kearsarge

02-04-2024 8:00 AM

By ASHLEY MILLER

Ashley Miller shares this month’s story with ConcordTV. Watch the episode on YouTube.One of the most famed naval battles of the Civil War involved a ship created in, and named for, the Granite State.The USS Kearsarge was built in the Portsmouth Naval...


Vintage Views: George Washington’s wedding sword

02-04-2024 7:30 AM

By JAMES W. SPAIN

There have always been people in this world that care a great deal about the past as well as the future. Perhaps they do believe that without knowledge of the past we are doomed to repeat history for better or worse. While some people with particular...


Homeyer: Growing and eating cardoon

02-03-2024 10:00 AM

Most years I start some onion seeds and perhaps a few artichokes indoors n February; this year I will also start some cardoon seeds at the same time. Cardoon, which is a lovely looking plant related to artichokes, is a delicious vegetable,...


Watercolor on canvas class in Laconia

01-31-2024 10:00 AM

A watercolor on canvas class can be a fun and rewarding experience for anyone looking to explore the unique combination of watercolors and canvas as a medium. It provides opportunities for creativity, experimentation, and the development of technical...


Thanks a million: Art and Bloom 2024 a beautiful success

01-31-2024 9:00 AM

Art and Bloom 2024 a beautiful successConcord Garden Club’s Art and Bloom event at Kimball Jenkins Estate from Jan. 25-27 was a beautiful success, thanks to our designers, volunteers, and sponsors. Visitors enjoyed 25 creative floral interpretations...


SymphonyNH music director, concertmaster to depart

01-30-2024 2:46 PM

In a heartfelt address during a January town hall meeting for Symphony New Hampshire musicians, Music Director Roger Kalia shared his decision not to renew his contract, which concludes at the end of the 2024-25 season.Since his debut with Symphony...


Arts & entertainment quick picks from the Capital Region

01-30-2024 2:43 PM

Liz & Dan FaiellaWhat: Liz and Dan Faiella bring to life the traditional music of their roots, with crisp vocals, mesmerizing fingerstyle guitar, lyrical fiddling, and exhilarating rhythmic drive. Their music calls to mind the convivial grange hall...


Art Abounds in New London

01-30-2024 2:38 PM

On the surface, the town of New London located in the Sunapee Lake Region may look like a typical small New England town, but underneath its classic exterior it is filled with locals and visitors alike who are excited and passionate about art.The...


Take Me Outside: Birrrrds – how do they keep warm?

01-28-2024 6:00 AM

By RUTH SMITHFor the MonitorI watched the snow gently fall from the warmth of my woodstove-heated living room. Outside on the ground dark-eyed juncos hopped about, scratching through the fresh drifts. On branches above, mourning doves were perched and...



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