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Pilobolus: The Pioneers

New Hampshire-born troupe Pilobolus celebrates their 45th anniversary this year. Here, take a look at how our rural state gave rise to one of the most influential groups in modern dance.
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More>> Book Reviews

Gift Guide: New Hampshire's Best New Books

This holiday season, try the books on this list for local gifts created by gifted locals.

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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Find Gifts for Everyone in Portsmouth

From hip kids' clothes to high-end cigars, you can find something for everyone on your holiday gift list in the shops of Portsmouth.

The Arts Get Political

In honor of election season, here are four events from the musical, theatrical, and visual arts this month that put politics at center stage.

Manchester Project Turns Utility into Art

The city's latest public art project, Think Outside the Box, uses traffic signal boxes as an unorthodox canvas.
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More>> Local Artisans

Karen Orsillo's Porcelain Patterns

The layered clay in Orsillo's work creates intricate designs.

Donna Zils Banfield Turns Simple Bowls into Works of Art

The Derry woodturner's vessels would bring flair to any home.

Mauli McDonald's Rustic Wreaths

Sunapee artist Mauli McDonald juggles lots of projects, but don't miss her delicately taxidermied wreaths.

The Cottage Industry Art of Snackerty Hollow

Patricia Woodbridge of Barnstead creates intricate miniature houses you can use to decorate your full-sized version.

holiday gift guide

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? We invite you to browse through great gift ideas from fashion and specialty food to jewelry and adventure experiences.

Click here for our favorite local products from the 2016 Holiday Gift Guide.

Editor's note: This is a special advertising section and was mailed to print subscribers with the December 2016 issue.

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More>> Music & Movies

Recycled Percussion Lights Up the Holidays

The New Hampshire-born band have achieved major success on TV and in Las Vegas, but, this December, they're coming home with a big goal: breaking a world record.

Gift Guide: New Hampshire's Best New Music

This holiday season, try the CDs on this list for local gifts created by gifted locals.
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