Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Author Jim Fini presents “Locally Grown: The Art of Sustainable Government,” which re-introduces the reader to the bottom-up design of our Constitution and shows how we can create better outcomes by redistributing responsibilities between our federal, state and local governments. If you’re curious about how to create a government that is more responsive, holistic and sustainable that is firmly settled...
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
New York Times bestselling author of “The Night Circus,” Erin Morgenstern, comes to Gibson’s to present a timeless love story set in a secret underground world — a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars and ships that sail upon The Starless Sea.
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Poet Kimberly Burwick, alongside poet-naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield, join together to present Kimberly’s 5th book of poems, “Brightword,” a stunning lyric meditation forged under the threat of child-loss. We will also celebrate Bradfield’s fourth collection, “Antarctica,” which documents and queries her work as a guide on ships in Antarctica, offering an incisive insider’s vision that challenges traditional tropes of The Last...
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Mike Eruzione, the captain of the 1980 US Olympic hockey team and scorer of the gold-medal winning goal against Russia, visits Gibson’s Bookstore to present his first book, “The Making of a Miracle,” and tell how a team of college kids and unsigned amateurs beat the elite Soviet hockey team when no one gave them a chance. The Russians had...
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Rex Theatre
Trivia Night Live with Bill and Cody featuring the Alli Beaudry Band. An action-packed trivia night with live music highlighting Manchester’s role in the first in the nation primary process! This fun night also features prizes, special guests and more. The maximum team size is eight. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the fun gets underway at 7 p.m.
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Paula Munier returns! Former Army MP Mercy Carr and her retired bomb-sniffing dog Elvis are back in “Blind Search,” the sequel to the page-turning, critically acclaimed “A Borrowing of Bones Blind Search: A Mercy Carr Mystery!” It’s October, hunting season in the Green Mountains — and the Vermont wilderness has never been more beautiful or more dangerous. Especially for 9-year-old...
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Michael Cameron Ward visits Gibson’s Bookstore to present “Sketches of Lee,” a performance of his family’s story as a black family in mid-century New Hampshire. In 1957 the Ward family relocated from Brooklyn, New York, to Lee, New Hampshire, to escape gang violence. As a Black family, they became the “Index of Integration” in Lee, a town of 600. Michael...
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm New Hampshire Institute of Politics
The FiveThirtyEight team covers the latest in politics news and poll analysis. Through analysis grounded in data, the Politics Podcast team of Nate Silver, Clare Malone, Micah Cohen, and Galen Druke will discuss the democratic debate and how one of the most crowded presidential primary contests in history could play out.
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
R.W.W. Greene visits Gibson’s to launch his newest novel, “The Light Years,” where the captain of a family-owned starship arranges a marriage for her son in hopes of achieving faster-than-light travel and maybe, just maybe, marital bliss. Sparks fly when Adem and Hisako finally meet, but their personal issues are overshadowed by the discovery of long-held secrets and a chance...
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Meredith Tate returns to Concord and to Gibson’s Bookstore to present her newest novel, “The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly.” When band-geek Ivy and her friends get together, things start with a rousing board game and end with arguments about Star Wars. Her older sister Autumn is a different story. Enigmatic, aloof, and tough as nails, Autumn hasn’t had real...
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm The Music Hall
“Until the End of Time” is Brian Greene’s breathtaking new exploration of the cosmos and our quest to understand it. Greene takes us on a journey across time, from our most refined understanding of the universe’s beginning, to the closest science can take us to the very end. He explores how life and mind emerged from the initial chaos, and...
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Tuckaway Farm
Come learn simple techniques and activities from Ryan Busby that will awaken our senses, such a wildlife tracking, bird language, “fox walking,” and pattern recognition. When we begin to see the subtle patterns and behaviors on our landscapes as clues we can unlock the mysteries of nature and engage fully as resourceful and resilient people and communities. Led by Ryan...
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm The Loft
Confined to The Living Room, these two Accountants of Death work tirelessly to record the death toll, while the occupational hazards wear on these two clowns as they learn the meaning of life and death. It makes for an absurd and physical jaunt brimming with audience interaction, existential phone calls, impaired dancing and the love of a goldfish. Developed at...
Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Gibson’s Book Club discusses “Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark,” by Cecelia Watson. Our book club is free and open to the public, newcomers are encouraged! Join us for every month, or deal yourself in as the spirit moves you.
Mar 13 @ 8:00 pm The Music Hall
The live recording of the mysterious podcast about a fictional desert town of Night Vale, a show of community updates and hooded figures with nods to Stephen King. “Welcome to Nightvale” is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale (a fictional town), featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s...
Mar 19 @ 6:00 am Gibson's Bookstore
Tami Bemis Cole visits Gibson’s to share “Anchored in Him: Finding Refuge in Your Storm,” a Bible study guidebook consisting of twelve chapters reflecting on aspects of God’s provision and love that create “anchors” for us to hold onto when the storms of life batter us relentlessly.
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm The Music Hall
True stories, told live, no notes. This flagship program featuring a mix of national voices, including luminaries in the arts and sciences, newsmakers and news breakers, and everyday heroes (and even a few reformed villains!) makes its return to The Music Hall. An ever-growing community where entertainment, enlightenment, and festivity merge, comes to life on the historic stage for one...
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm The Music Hall
On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign, killing 45,000 Britons. It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that...
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm Neskaya Movement Arts Center
Wholeness through dance. All are welcome! A conference exploring the role of Circle Dance in healing, community building and more. The featured speakers are Stefan Freedman from Suffolk, England, and Ellen Kennedy from Massachusetts. Conference fee is $250 and food and accommodations are extra. Contact movementarts@neskaya.com or visit www.neskaya.com for full details. The Circle Dance repertoire consists of traditional and...
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm Dana Center Saint Anselm College
From shelters to showbiz, these mischievous mutts amaze and delight with their action-packed canine cabaret. With comedy duo Scott and Joan Houghton, they bring a unique blend of humor and circus arts to audiences worldwide. All adopted from animal rescues, their natural talents of dexterity, balance and timing are cultivated into expert and entertaining hi-jinks.
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm Neskaya Movement Arts Center
Wholeness through dance. All are welcome! A conference exploring the role of Circle Dance in healing, community building and more. The featured speakers are Stefan Freedman from Suffolk, England, and Ellen Kennedy from Massachusetts. Conference fee is $250 and food and accommodations are extra. Contact movementarts@neskaya.com or visit www.neskaya.com for full details. The Circle Dance repertoire consists of traditional and...
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm Neskaya Movement Arts Center
Wholeness through dance. All are welcome! A conference exploring the role of Circle Dance in healing, community building and more. The featured speakers are Stefan Freedman from Suffolk, England, and Ellen Kennedy from Massachusetts. Conference fee is $250 and food and accommodations are extra. Contact movementarts@neskaya.com or visit www.neskaya.com for full details. The Circle Dance repertoire consists of traditional and...