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Quick picks of things to do the week of April 12, 2018

  • Jake Shimabukuro —Courtesy

  • Jeff Snow Picasa—Courtesy


Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Jake Shimabukuro

What: Dubbed the “Jimi Hendrix of the Ukelele,” Jake Shimabukuro will perform a concert of ukelele songs spanning genres.

When: Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Flying Monkey Performance Center, Plymouth

Cost: $44.50

Info: flyingmonkeynh.com or 536-2551

“We Are The World”

What: Songweavers will perform a concert of traditional and popular songs that highlight the ways people are more alike than different. The performance will also feature a solo quartet of New American singers.

When and Where: Sunday at 4 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Manchester, and April 21 at 5 p.m. at South Congregational Church, Concord

Cost: $20 adults; $15 students and seniors

Info: ccmusicschool.org

Softer Side of Celtic

What: Jeff Snow, a multi-instrument musician, will combine music, stories and history to share the traditions of Celtic music.

When: Thursday at 6 p.m. (this was rescheduled from March 8)

Where: Gilmanton Year-Round Library

“I Never Saw Another Butterfly”

What: A staged reading of “I Never Saw Another Butterfly,” in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. More than 15,000 children passed through the Terezin concentration camp; only about a hundred were alive when it was liberated. One survivor, Raja, taught the children there.

When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Where: Winnipesaukee Playhouse

Cost: $10

Info: winnipesaukee-playhouse.org

Spring Rep Festival

What: Performances of “Portraits: An evening of movement and dance” and “Almost, Maine”

When: “Portraits” will be Friday and April 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. and “Almost, Maine” will be Saturday and April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and April 22 at 3 p.m.

Where: Mainstage Theatre, New England College, Henniker

Cost: $7 per show, $5 for students, seniors, LINEC or NEC community members

Info: nectheatre.com