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Curtain Going Up at the Franklin Opera House

Curtain Going Up at the Franklin Opera House

Over the past several months, the Board of Directors of Franklin Opera House have tackled the need to replace the gold stage curtain which had served well for over 15 years. Through the generosity of private donors, a Go Fund Me campaign, large contributions from the Footlight Theatre Board, the FHS Players, the New Hampshire […]

Andover Library Acquisitions, September 2017

Adult Titles Fiction House of Spies Daniel Silva Any Dream will do Debbie Macomber The Right Time Danielle Steel Y is for Yesterday Sue Grafton Revenge in a Cold River Anne Perry Glass House Louise Penny Nighthawk Clive Cussler Bread and Butter Michelle Wildgen Adult Non-Fiction Driven to Distraction Edward Hallowell Giant of the Senate […]

Author Gloria Norris to Speak at Bachelder Library

Author Gloria Norris to Speak at Bachelder Library

Gloria Norris, the author of the recently-published KooKooLand: A Memoir, will speak about her book and the writing of it on Wednesday, October 18, at 7 PM at the Bachelder Library, 12 Chase Hill Road, in East Andover. This is the story of a smart, sassy girl growing up in the working class housing projects […]

Jean Connolly Participating in Center for the Arts Open Studios

Jean Connolly Participating in Center for the Arts Open Studios

Jean Cronin Connolly will be participating in the first ever Center for the Arts Open Studios Weekend on October 7 and 8 from  10 to 3 PM  each day, along with eleven other local artists opening their studios to the public. Jean will be showing her Landscapes, Seascapes, and Still Life oils in her studio […]

Kearsarge Chorale Presents Handel’s Messiah

Soprano Anastasia will appear as a soloist with Kearsarge Chorale in two Messiah performances – Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, November 19 at 3 PM.  Ms. Robinson, a native of Springfield, New Hampshire, now residing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, gave a stellar performance with the Chorale last fall in Poulenc’s Gloria. The Messiah […]

Coffee House Presents Zak Trojano

Coffee House Presents Zak Trojano

Traveling north from his home in Greenfield, Massachusetts, “songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, finger-style guitar player, fly-fisherman and beer drinker” Zak Trojano will entertain the audience at the next Andover Community Coffeehouse on Friday, October 20, beginning at 7 PM in the Highland Lake Grange Hall in East Andover. It’s free and open to the public (though […]

Through the Reading Glasses

Michael Chabon’s new book, “Moonglow,” sat around the house for almost a month before I could bring myself to finish it. Chunks at a time, I had fallen into his story and wondered, “Is this part true? Could it have happened that way?” Soldier, engineer, and rocket enthusiast, Chabon’s grandfather married a Jewish Frenchwoman who […]

Center for the Arts, October-December 2017

OCTOBER October 6        First Fridays! Presents Northern Stage! at Whipple Hall, New London 7 PM The Center for the Arts presents a Northern Stage Preview of their 2017-2018 Season! Actors will perform snippets of the upcoming productions – including A Doll’s House, a stunning play about New England’s favorite poet Robert Frost, Disney’s The Little […]

CFA Offers Sneak Peak of Northern Stage’s 2017-18 Season

Come and enjoy the Center for The Arts’ First Friday on October 6th, 5:30-7pm at Whipple Hall, 429 Main Street in New London. Northern Stage actors will perform snippets of the upcoming productions – including A Doll’s House, a stunning play about New England’s favorite poet Robert Frost, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, a world premiere […]

Bachelder Library Acquisitions, September 2017

ADULT You Say it First – Susan Mallory Map of the Heart – Susan Wiggs Home Fire – Kamila Shamsie Glass Houses – Louise Penny Secrets in Death – JD Robb A Legacy of Spies – John Le Carre The Right Time – Danielle Steel Y is For Yesterday – Sue Grafton No Man’s Land […]

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