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Painter Richard Clark with his work Homeward Bound

Artist Richard Clark thrives despite degenerative eye disease

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Richard Clark has been creating art his entire life, but the style of his art is changing. The Loudon artist is losing his eyesight. Clark’s work, along with that of four other local artists (Mike Hanson, Barbara Carr, Amaranthia Gittens-Jones and Maryrose George), is on display at the Merrimack Savings Bank on Main Street in Concord through May 9. Retinitis … 0

Henniker’s Colby Hill Inn hosts weekend murder mystery event

Monday, April 7, 2014

Mr. Shade was sweating bullets. It was the moment of truth. He had murdered his mother, Baroness Audry von Munchen, and he could tell Sue Bromley, the archaeologist, and Joan Dunn, the philanthropist, were on to him. His schemes, lies and sins were about to catch up to him. Or so he thought. … 0

Ex-president George W. Bush exhibits portraits of world leaders

Friday, April 4, 2014

Former president George W. Bush is displaying his portraits of world leaders in the first exhibit of his work as an artist. The portraits, which include everyone from a grim-looking Russian President Vladimir Putin to a smiling likeness of the late Czech playwright and president Vaclav Havel, are part of an exhibit opening … 0

Peterborough: Loss of a legend

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Bob McQuillen, a legend in New England contra dance circles known for his rhythmic “Boom-Chuck” piano playing, his corny jokes and his infectious enthusiasm, died Tuesday surrounded by friends at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. McQuillen, 90, had … 0

New planetarium show highlights race to return to the moon

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

It’s nice to get away, but the planning and dreaming are some of the best parts. Do you want to go north? South? The Grand Canyon? Paris? If some international teams have their way, the moon may be … 0

We all fall down

Monday, February 3, 2014

Caroline Allen, 8, left, laughs as she and Aubrey Anderson, 7, goof around after collapsing on each other while trying to do an acrobatic pose during a beginners tumbling class at Capital City Dance Center on Friday, January … 0

‘LIFE’ photographer of the ’60s and ’70s shows work at St. Paul’s

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Those of a certain age will remember the powerful role that photo magazines LOOK and LIFE played in one’s view of the world and of life in America. Who can forget the iconic photo at JFK’s funeral – … 0

Concord City Auditorium filled with dance and song this weekend

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Concord City Auditorium plays host to both raucous high kicks and joyous vocal performances this weekend. Kicking off the festivities Saturday will be “The Rhythm of the Night” dance concert, which features 145 of the area’s top … 0

Artist makes Currier Museum itself part of his exhibit

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Questions, questions, questions. How does a museum decide what is worth collecting? How do these choices affect our view of history? Does an object’s perceived value change over time, and through different eyes? How are objects grouped for … 0

Mount Washington plans to unveil new museum

Saturday, January 11, 2014

The Mount Washington Observatory plans to show its renovated museum on the New Hampshire mountaintop in June. Extreme Mount Washington will show visitors what winter is like at the mountain. Through hands-on, high-tech exhibits, the museum will present a sampling of the “World’s Worst Weather.” Designed by Jeff … 0

‘Amadeus’ an ambitious production for Concord High School

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Betrayal, some mild sexy talk, a murder and a sliced throat. It’s not typical high school fare, yet it’s exactly what the gang from the Concord High School Drama Club will be tackling this weekend. The group has … 0

Groomers are dazzling up dogs with bling, bows

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Sugarplum went into the salon as a reddish-blonde dachshund mix and came out with pink and green ears, a rainbow tail and a bow in her fur. “It’s like having a little unicorn creature,” said Sasha Sinnott, an … 0

Photographer Alexander Cohn documents life near a holy mountain in China

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Photographer Alexander Cohn traveled to eastern China last fall to see one of the region’s highest and holiest mountains. The peak was buried in clouds for all but a few moments of Cohn’s visit, but that didn’t stop … 1