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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

Manchester: Share in photographer’s adventuresome show

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Adventurer Tre’   Nabstedt is showing off his photographs in a new exhibit titled “Boat, Bike, Kite + Camera.” Photos in the show come from his travels over the past decade. He’s worked as a commercial diver, on … 0

Summer Nights: New London Barn Playhouse full of history, future of theater

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The skies over Concord have been reliably cloudy these summer nights. But in New London, the stars have been shining. And smiling. And shaking hands. At the New London Barn Playhouse, the audience gets to spend time after … 0

Retired psychologist’s photos catch birds up close and personal

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The warbler lands near the coast, completely exhausted, starving. A 5,000-mile night trip with nothing but a set of bird wings will do that. But before he can sleep, he needs to eat. He flits around, searching for … 0

PHOTO: ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Luis E. Mora of Miami, Fla., gives a high-five to Andrew Turgeon, 4, of Pembroke, after “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame”, a children’s theatre performance, at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord on Tuesday afternoon, July 23, … 0

Dead Sea Scrolls put in context at Boston Museum of Science exhibit

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Removed a bit from the kid-centric hub of the Museum of Science, the entrance to the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit immediately inspires a certain sense of reverence. First, rather than bursting in at will, you must wait until … 0

Gilmanton residents pitch in for the library they love

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Don’t turn the page on Gilmanton’s year-round library. Not yet, anyway. The town’s Year-Round Library Association, responsible for raising money to keep the library afloat, has collected $23,000 since election day four months ago, when voters rejected a … 0

Cruise night at Arnie’s in Concord: ‘The real hometown feel’

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Lone Wolf Cruisers Car Club has one requirement: Members must have a special-interest car or one that qualifies as an antique, classic or soon-to-be classic. Only honorary club member Tom Arnold, owner of Arnie’s Place and host … 0

Concord High teacher moonlights as playwright in Portsmouth

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Like hot dogs, potato salad and s’mores at a summer picnic, summer theater has its share of predictable fare. No one’s knocking The Music Man or Grease, but it can be refreshing to find something unusual on the … 0

‘Les Miserables,’ ‘Little Mermaid,’ ‘Fame’ among shows set for summer series

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

You could argue that Clint Klose has more than a smidge in common with Jean Valjean. Ten summers spent in a stifling school gymnasium with a bunch of tweens and teens would seem, to some, a wretched existence. … 1

Exhibits at McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center go from Earth to the moon

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Heaven knows we’ve got enough things to feel guilty about during these lazy days of summer: “Kiddie” cones that ought to be called “who-am-I-kidding?” cones. Work-from-home days that miraculously leave us looking a little tanner. Vacation splurges, poolside … 0