If you haven’t visited the Vietnam Veteran's Wall in our nation’s capital now you can honor friends, family members and neighbors who served during the Vietnam War. SCHEDULE
From theatre by The Milford Area Players, plus art exhibitions at Jaffrey Civic Center and elsewhere, make this summer a season to enjoy!
MAP Presents the Hilarious Trilogy "The Norman Conquests"
MILFORD – Milford Area Players, winner of the 2013, 2011, and 2009 New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Production in Drama/Comedy for Community Theatre, is proud to present The Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts, 56 Mont Vernon Street, Route 13N, Milford, NH, July 13 - 22, 2018.
The Norman Conquests is a comic trilogy of plays written by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn. All the plays take place during a single weekend in different areas of the same house (the dining room, the living room and the yard) and detail the amorous exploits of assistant librarian Norman, whose sole aim is to make the women in his life happy. Each play is complete in itself and can be seen on its own, or the entire trilogy can be seen in any order on the evenings/days listed below.
Fridays' show: "Table Manners"
Saturdays' show: "Living Together"
Sundays' show: "Round and Round the Garden"
Special Offer: Buy two tickets to any two shows and see the third one for FREE! Or see all three shows the first weekend and see any or all the shows the second weekend for FREE as well!
The cast of The Norman Conquests includes: Larry Watson of Amherst; Kimberley Miller of Chelmsford, MA; Colin Malette of Hudson; Michael Wood of Litchfield; Jenna C. Carr of Lowell, MA; and Katie Hammes of Milford. The plays are directed by Kevin Linkroum of Nashua.
The Norman Conquests will be staged by the Milford Area Players for two weekends, July 13 - 22, with shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm. General admission tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors (60+) and students. Advance tickets are available at Toadstool Bookshop and online at www.MilfordAreaPlayers.org. Tickets are also available at the door. The theater is air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible.
More information is available a:t www.MilfordAreaPlayers.org, on our Facebook page at Milford Area Players.
"Night of 1000 Cupcakes” at the Jaffrey Civic Center
JAFFREY – Celebrate our trademark event, Night of 1000 Cupcakes, Thursday, July 19th on the spacious front lawn at 40 Main Street from 5:30 pm until dusk. This year’s theme for cupcake decorating is “Under the Big Top” but ALL cupcakes are welcome. In addition to the thousands of beautiful cupcakes, there will be music by CJ the DJ, face painting, refreshments, a 50-50 raffle, and impromptu sword fighting by Project Shakespeare players. Feel free to come inside the building to bid in our Silent Auction in the Auditorium Gallery, and check out the jewelry and other beautiful art from Toy Town Stained Glass in the Display Case Gallery and a gorgeous florals and landscapes oil exhibit by Hollis, NH artist, Jennifer McCalmont in the second floor Cunningham Gallery. Note to bakers: If you would like to be a baker of the CUPCAKES please contact the Civic Center. We need to make sure we have at least 1000! Drop off hours for baked goods are from 10 am - 4 pm in the 1st floor Auditorium-Gallery the day of the event.
“The Night of 1,000 Cupcakes!” is free and open to the public.
The Jaffrey Civic Center is located at 40 Main Street, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, next to Library,parking in rear. Information: 532-6527, www.jaffreyciviccenter.com
Mark O’Connor will perform his Concerto for Fiddle and Orchestra and a duet with his wife, Maggie, Strings and Threads for Two Violins, September 29th.
Symphony NH Announces 2018-2019 Season: Celebrating Mozart
NASHUA – Symphony NH announces 2018-19 Season: Celebrating Mozart, to include Grammy Award-Winning violinists Mark and Maggie O’Connor; The Music of John Williams; Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony; An Irish Christmas; Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to The Beatles with Symphony NH; Mozart and Beethoven; Mozart 40 and Elgar Cello Concerto; and Barber’s Adagio and Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony; with performances at Keefe Center for the Arts, 117 Elm Street Nashua and the Concord City Auditorium, 2 Prince Street Concord.
Join Symphony NH for their season opening concert with guest conductor Scott Parkman on Saturday, September 29th at Keefe Center for the Arts at 8 pm and Sunday, September 30th at the Concord City Auditorium at 3 pm, featuring violinist Mark O’Connor.
The orchestra’s 95th season introduces an exciting new concert series, “Symphony NH Presents,” which combines exceptional performers with your symphony.
Whether you enjoy a fresh take on your favorite Beatles songs or delving into a piece of music to listen in new ways, Symphony NH’s 2018-19 season has music for everyone. Season subscription tickets are on sale now and single tickets will go on sale July 1st. Subscription Series tickets are $18 to $52, with subscriber discounts, discounts for seniors 62 and older, $10 student tickets and free tickets for younger audience members ages 15 and under. Symphony NH Presents tickets are $25 to $65. For concert and ticket information visit: www.symphonynh.org, call (603) 595-9156, or stop by the Symphony NH office located in the Court Street Theater Building at 6 Church Street in Nashua.
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus: A Cardboard and Duct Tape Spectacular
(Saturday, March 23, 2:00 p.m., Main Theatre)
Redfern Art Center Announces 2018-19 Season
KEENE – The Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College announces its 2018-19 performance season, encompassing nine performances and packed with free and ticketed events, artist residencies, lobby exhibits, workshops, class visits, receptions and post-show discussions. The Redfern’s 37th season features: world-class ballet, comedy, extraordinary family circus, intimate storytelling highlighting veterans’ experiences, the return of Keene State dance alumnus Alexander Davis ‘14, and the acclaimed U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus. Continuing its mission to present and foster dynamic and multifaceted arts experiences, the Redfern has programmed a range of exciting opportunities to appeal to and engage varied audiences across campus and the general Southern New Hampshire region.
Redfern’s 2018-19 Season, which runs from September 2018 to April 2019 opens with the annual celebration Redfern Season Kickoff Party on Thursday, September 13 from 4:30- 6:30 p.m. This year’s party moves onstage to the Main Theatre, inviting guests to eat, drink and connect behind-the-scenes, hear about the performing arts programs at Keene State, and get highlights of the upcoming performance season. The Season Kick Off party is free and open to the campus and community, no reservations are required.
• DANCE YaNOWsky (Saturday, September 22, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre).
• The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company (Friday, September 28, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre).
• Roger Guenveur Smith (October 1-2). Award-winning stage and screen actor Roger Guenveur Smith returns to the Redfern in October.
• Vicki Kristina Barcelona (Friday, October 5, 7:30 p.m.),
• Castle of Our Skins (Friday, February 8, 7:30 p.m., Alumni Recital Hall).
• Bindlestiff Family Cirkus: A Cardboard and Duct Tape Spectacular (Saturday, March 23, 2:00 p.m., Main Theatre).
• Alexander Davis Dance (Thursday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre).
• The United States Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus (Saturday, March 30, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre).
• The Telling Project (Thursday, April 4, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre).