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    Keene State production of Equus earns awards at Kennedy Center

    Keene State production of Equus earns awards at Kennedy Center

    By on April 13, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The Keene State College Theatre and Dance Department’s fall production of Equus earned four national awards for outstanding achievement from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The KCACTF national awards were announced last week from work showcased at the eight regional festivals that took place January 2 to March 1. KSC senior Taylor Jorgensen of Wilton, […]

    English Country Dance in Peterborough

    By on April 12, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the fourth in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”   On Sunday, April 19th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Dublin Town Hall, 1120 Main Street in Dublin, NH, with Allison Aldrich Smith teaching dances that will appeal […]

    Jaffrey Civic Center Spring Photography winners

    Jaffrey Civic Center Spring Photography winners

    By on April 11, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The winners for the photography portion of the Spring Show at the Jaffrey Civic Center are chosen by public voting during the length of the show.  Left to right are winners: Kathy John of Rindge, holding her 1st place winning photo, “Bryce”, the Honorable Mention image,“Grand Canyon Mules”, by Tom Singleton of Brattleboro, VT, and Michelle Plourde-Eddy […]

    Chamber music with Tony Arnold, soprano

    Chamber music with Tony Arnold, soprano

    April 18, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dublin School, Kelly Recital Hall, Dublin, NH Artistry, insight, and commitment are the gifts Tony Arnold brings to every musical encounter. Her return to the EEC stage includes Ravel’s “Chansons Madecasses” for flute, cello, piano and voice, and  Eric Moe’s breathtaking “Lavish Sunlight, Frozen Hours.” Two instrumental masterpieces, Prokofiev’s Sonata […]

    Keene State College Celebrates with alumni Dancers

    Keene State College Celebrates with alumni Dancers

    By on April 10, 2015 in Arts Community News

    This year marks the 40thanniversary of An Evening of Dance at Keene State College and thanks to a groundswell of support from dance alumni the celebration will be an extravaganza of modern dance over four nights with a different alumni group dancing each evening Wednesday to Saturday, April 15 to 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Theatre of […]

    Pom-Pom Zombies with MoCo Arts in Keene

    By on April 9, 2015 in Arts Community News

    Featuring 37 Monadnock area students from grades 2nd – 6th,Pom-Pom Zombies is a comedic spoof on 1960’s surf movies with an undead twist. There are three chances to see this nuclear blast to the past on April 12 at 1:00, 3:30 & 6:00pm in the MoCo Arts Black Box Theatre at 76 Railroad Street in Keene. Cindy Sue Murdoch […]

    Strathspey and Reel Society in Peterborough

    Strathspey and Reel Society in Peterborough

    By on April 6, 2015 in Arts Community News

    On Sunday, April 12th the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough presents an afternoon of Scottish music, featuring members of the Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire. The concert is part of the Center’s Music in Bass Hall concert series. The Strathspey and Reel Society  was founded in 1988 to encourage the […]

    Fun @ 5 in Jaffrey presents Virginia Eskin

    Fun @ 5 in Jaffrey presents Virginia Eskin

    By on April 5, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The Jaffrey Civic Center will come alive with the talents of music and lecture by Virginia Eskin on three consecutive Tuesdays: April 7, 14 & 21 at 5 pm in the first floor Auditorium-Gallery. Join Pianist Virginia Eskin once again at the Civic Center for three stimulating and entertaining sessions – Electric and Spicy Rhythms – Music from Spain, Impressionism in […]

    Dance Music, Sedition, and Maple Syrup

    Dance Music, Sedition, and Maple Syrup

    By on March 31, 2015 in Arts Community News

    The Monadnock Center for History and Culture presents “Dance Music, Sedition and Maple Syrup: The Musical Roots of Old New England,” a musical presentation by Allison Aldrich Smith and Hunt Smith on Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. This event takes place in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center, located at 19 Grove Street in […]

    Unique performance by Miwa Matreyek at Redfern

    Unique performance by Miwa Matreyek at Redfern

    Multi-media artist Miwa Matreyek merges animation, music and shadow performance to create a spectacular journey through earth’s history in This World Made Itself on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall of the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College. Matreyek’s performance also includes a presentation of her 2010 project Myth and Infrastructure, a beautifully scenic tale about […]


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