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Artist Betye Saar poses during the 2014 Santa Monica Museum of Art PRECOGNITO Gala on April 23, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP)

Peterborough: World of artists

Thursday, August 7, 2014

In Peterborough, supporting the arts isn’t just an idea; it’s a way of life. Through The MacDowell Colony, the nation’s first artist-residency program, Peterborough has played host to nearly 7,000 artists, including such greats as Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copeland, Alice Walker and Thornton Wilder. MacDowell was born from the love of art, and a desire to provide an ideal place for it to be created. Its namesakes, composer Edward MacDowell and his wife, pianist Marian MacDowell, opened their farm to the art community in 1907. Edward, who said he produced better music in Peterborough, wanted to give other artists the same creative experience. Though Edward … 0

PHOTO: Craftsmen’s Fair

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The League of NH Craftsmen 81st annual Craftsmen’s Fair at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, with more than 200 booths, runs through Sunday, rain or shine. For more information, go to nhcrafts.org. … 0

Library to offer discounted passes for Boston Museum of Science

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Beginning today, the Concord Public Library will offer its cardholders discounted passes to the Boston Museum of Science. The pass will give the cardholder and up to three guests access to the museum and more than 700 hands-on exhibits for $10 per person. Admission to the exhibit halls is usually $23 for adults, $21 for seniors and $20 for children. For information about … 0

England: 3D images: Richard III was no hunchback

Saturday, May 31, 2014

The slings and arrows of literary insults aimed at King Richard III grossly embellish the deformities of the supposed hunchback whose villainy endures thanks to William Shakespeare. That’s the conclusion of scientists who used 3D printing to reconstruct the spine of the last English ruler before the Tudors, … 0

100 things to do this summer

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

 Have a picnic in the park  Pick strawberries  Collect seashells  Try a new flavor of ice cream  Go fishing  Ride a horse  Ride the Capital Area Transit trolley  Go to … 0

‘SHREK’ unites: Musical brings together kids from across district

Thursday, May 29, 2014

If the major takeaway from Shrek The Musical Jr. is acceptance, diversity and working together, the cast of the upcoming production of the show is a living imitation of art. The musical, which runs this weekend at the … 0

St. Paul’s ballet program showcases range, alumnus’s choreography

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

After 23 years as principal dancer with New York City Ballet, this week Philip Neal is back on his old stomping grounds. Neal, who won the silver medal at the Prix de Lausanne ballet competition and was a … 0

Sept. 11 museum dedication ceremony

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Friends, relatives, rescue workers and survivors descended into the space where the World Trade Center once stood to explore artifacts of the 9/11 tragedy at the National September 11 Memorial Museum. In a poignant ceremony, President Obama dedicated … 0

9/11 museum offers sights and sounds of tragedy, opens to public next week

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The museum devoted to the story of Sept. 11 tells it in victims’ last voicemails, in photos of people falling from the twin towers, in the scream of sirens, in the dust-covered shoes of those who fled the … 0

PHOTOS: Couture for a Cause

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Attendees at Couture for a Cause yesterday got to see some of the newest fashions from local shops during the fashion show and silent auction to benefit Womenade, a local group who provides short-term financial assistance for families … 0

'Jekyll and Hyde' showing this weekend at Concord High School

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The task of playing both the protagonist and antagonist in this weekend’s Concord High School performance of Jekyll & Hyde falls to sophomore Tyler Shore. “He’s been phenomenal,” said Clint Klose, director of the high school’s drama club. … 0

Fashion show to benefit Concord area families

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Womenade of Concord is working with local businesses for a fashion show fundraiser tonight from 6:30 to 9:30 at O’s Steak and Seafood on South Main Street. All proceeds will benefit families in need in the Concord area. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Gondwana & … 0

PHOTOS: N.H. original play “Hotel La Putts” at the Audi

Friday, May 2, 2014

Members of the Community Players of Concord held dress rehearsal for their new play Hotel La Putts at the Concord City Auditorium on Thursday. The play, a comedy, was written and directed by local playwright Wallace J. Pineault … 0