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Hatbox Theatre Promotes Local Art At the Mall

Concord's only black box theatre can be found at the Steeplegate Mall.
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  • Illuminating Tarbell: Life and Art on the Piscataqua


    Many know Edmund C. Tarbell as a Boston artist, but he had close ties to the Portsmouth region. Tarbell was a pioneer of the ‘Boston...

  • Nancy Morgan Fabric Artist


    Fabric artist Nancy Morgan is exhibiting her textured scenes of coastal life at the Seacoast Artist Association Gallery Shop in Exeter through May...

  • "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe"


    Carrie Bradshaw and the women from "Sex in the City" didn’t invent the high-heeled shoe, but they certainly helped us embrace it. A...

  • Open Studio Painting and Drawing


    The Lakes Region Art Association Art Gallery, located in the Tanger Outlets, represents over 25 artists and photographers from the Lakes Region. On...

  • Dunbarton Arts On The Common


    Now a Mother’s Day weekend tradition, Dunbarton Arts On The Common is a juried festival of fine art and craft located on the scenic town...

  • 7th Annual Mothers’ Day Weekend Craft Festival


    The scenic Town Common in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire will come alive with color, flavor and music for the 7th Annual Mother’s Day Weekend...

  • Second Sunday Jazz Brunch


    Each month, enjoy a delicious brunch while talented local jazz musicians entertain you. This particular brunch will feature an extended menu in...

  • An Evening with Emily Thompson


    Sophia's Hearth invites you to an evening with Emily Thompson the renowned floral artist as featured in Vogue, Martha Stewart Living and the...

  • Apple Country Spring Craft Fair


    50+ Juried Crafters from all over New England display their handmade artwork including pottery, glass work, hand painted wood, specialty foods,...

  • Swing Into Spring Craft Fair


    This fair features over 70 arts and crafts exhibitors. Held rain or shine under canopies.

  • Creative Conversations


    Conversations! Join Jonathan Santore and Peggy Johnson for an insightful discussion about "Requiem: Learning to Fall." Commissioned by...

  • Spring Fling Craft Fair 2016


    Featuring 50 juried members. The fair is held rain or shine.

  • Fused Glass Demonstration by Linda Banks


    Fused glass artist Linda Banks will demonstrate her techniques in fused glass at this all-day event at The Cassidy Gallery.  She will have...

  • World Cultures Project Showcased at May Open House


    Celebrate the Wide, Wide World! Many art students aged 10 to 18 from several schools will honor different cultures of the world in a far-ranging...

  • 2016 Pastel Society of NH Members' Exhibition


    The Pastel Society of New Hampshire is a non-profit organization dedicated to the appreciation of soft pastels as a fine art medium. Founded in...

  • Special Event- Art at the Farm


    Local plein air artists are invited to paint or draw for the afternoon on the campus of Stonewall Farm in Keene.  The public is invited to...

  • 25th Annual Memorial Weekend Craft Festival


    The scenic Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith, New Hampshire will once again come alive with color, flavor and music for the 25th annual Memorial...

  • Keene Art Walk


    Art Walk is a downtown event celebrating the arts. For 23 years, this free event has transformed downtown Keene into a unique and vibrant...

  • Independence Day Getaway at Snowvillage Inn


    Celebrate your Independence Day holiday at Snowvillage Inn in New Hampshire’s White Mountains this year. You’ll be removed from the...

  • Artisans at June Open House


    Bedrock Gardens showcases a weekend gallery of local artisans and their crafts. There will be music from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18,...

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More>> Book Reviews

Where Beauty and Darkness Intersect

A high school counselor by day and photographer by night explores dark portraiture in "Michael Winters: Friends and Muses."

Graphic Tales

Joel Christian Gill reveals uncelebrated but important pieces of black history in his graphic novel "Strange Fruit, Volume 1."

Gloria Norris’ Journey From Nowheresville to “Kookooland”

Don't miss this life-is-stranger-than-fiction memoir from a New Hampshire filmmaker who now calls LA (aka Kookooland) home.
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Hatbox Theatre Promotes Local Art At the Mall

Concord's only black box theatre can be found at the Steeplegate Mall.

Spring Shopping in North Conway

Nostalgia rules the retail scene in this charming mountain town.

Concord's New Main Street

Main Street in Concord underwent a makeover - now it's the perfect cure for cabin fever!
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More>> Local Artisans

Find Simple, Beachy Jewelry with Pebbles and Pearls

Warner artisan Martha Mae Emerson uses polymer clay to fashion her beach-inspired, Zen necklaces and earrings.

The Dynamic Duo of Hat Design

Twin sisters Carla and Marcia Press bring the art of hat-making to Troy.

Wearable Art

Fiber artist Nancy Evans creates a brand new fabric from wool and silk.
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More>> Antiques

Keeping Time

This still-functioning French carriage clock is a fine example of a quintessential 19th-century status symbol.

Blizzard in a Sphere

Did you know that some vintage snow globes can bring hundreds of dollars?

Ocean Liner Memorabilia Can Be Worth a Boatload

This International Silver Company ice bucket is worth a surprising amount.
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More>> Music

Blues Musician Jeff Dearborn

A quarter of a century ago, Jeff Dearborn bought a John Lee Hooker cassette and, on a long drive to Vermont, became a serious blues addict. Eventually, he began playing harp and formed a band.

Discover the Rich Music History of the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

The Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom is filled with fascinating music history. Opened in 1899, this NH icon has evolved from a family entertainment center to a Big Band-era dance hall to the modern concert venue we know today.
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