Attend Concord’s 25th annual Comedy Night

Published: 3/20/2019 12:15:36 PM
ConcordAttend city’s 25th Comedy Night

Join CATCH Neighborhood Housing for a night out in Concord and welcome back the hilarious Capitol Steps to the Capitol Center for the Arts on Thursday. The Capitol Steps, a Washington D.C.-based comedy troupe that began as a group of Senate Staffers, will present a show featuring songs from their newest album, Make America Grin Again. But don’t worry – the Capitol Steps are notoriously bipartisan and no shenanigans will go unparodied! Their songs are commentary on current events and the political climate, and currently include “Aristocrats from the Cradle,” “Pence is From Heaven,” “Happy Days are Here for Dems” and “I Like Big Cuts.” The Steps are constantly writing new songs, so expect there to be a new hit single before March 28. As CATCH kicks off its 30th year, we will also be celebrating the 25th Annual Comedy Night, CATCH’s annual signature fundraiser that encourages laughter in the name of supporting affordable, workforce housing for the Capital region. Held at the Capitol Center for the Arts, Comedy Night will begin with a pre-show reception at 6:30 p.m. in the Governor’s Hall. There, CATCH will present the 2019 Housing Hero Award, the Rising Star Award, the Business of the Year Award, the Volunteer of the Year Award, and the Helen M. Greene Visionary Award. Admission to the reception is complimentary, but RSVPs are requested to The Capitol Steps’ performance will begin at 8 p.m. and all proceeds from the show will support CATCH’s affordable housing programs. Tickets are available from the Capitol Center online at, at the CCA box office, 44 S. Main St., in Concord, or by calling 225-1111. Tickets for the show range from $20 to $45.

ConcordChamber earns All Star Award

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, a non-partisan, nonprofit, membership-based organization in Concord, has been named a 2018 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, an Endurance International Group company and a leader in small business marketing solutions. The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact’s customer base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their customer base and drive results for their organization during the prior year. Run by members for members, the Greater Concord Chamber is N.H.’s fastest-growing chamber with more than 900 members that are invested in the community and dedicated to improving the economic health and quality of life throughout the Capital region. The Chamber celebrates its centennial anniversary as New Hampshire’s state capital chamber of commerce this year. “We’re honored to be recognized by Constant Contact for achieving strong marketing results and engaging with our members,” said Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce President Tim Sink. “Digital tools are key for delivering timely updates and keeping members informed on important legislation, upcoming events and professional development opportunities like forums, programming and networking.”

Concord ‘Chinatown’ at NHTI

Co-sponsored by Concord Reads, the NHTI Film Society proudly presents Chinatown, on April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Sweeney Auditorium. The 1974 film is rated “R” and is two hours and 10 minutes in duration. For more information, contact Steve Ambra at 271-6484, ext. 4101, or

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