Jazz Saxophonist Cerci Miller with Vocalist Dominique Eade and Vocalist Amanda Carr Featured in JOSA’s March Events

March 11 and 25 in Grantham

Press release

GRANTHAM, N.H. – Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon (JOSA) brings two popular Boston-area musicians – saxophonist Cerci Miller and vocalist Dominique Eade – together for a performance on March 11, followed by a performance by vocalist Amanda Carr, another favorite Boston-based jazz artist, on March 25, to the Center at Eastman in Grantham. Miller has […]

 Through the Reading Glasses March 2018

By Jane Moore, Library Trustee

Wow, that was some cold spell in January! Now we sit in the soft grey of drizzling thaw while the roads reappear beneath sand and ice. It’s a good time to pull out the complete edition of Robert Frost’s poetry; being captured by “Birches” or “Brown’s Descent” lets the outside come in, from a metaphorical […]

Batchelder Library Acquisitions

Adult Fiction Dark in Death, J.D. Robb About That Kiss, Jill Shalvis Still Me, Jojo Moyes The Take, Christopher Reich The Immortalists, Chloe Benjamin Sing, Unburied, Sing, Jesmyn Ward In the Midst of Winter, Isabel Allende A Land More Kind Than Home, Wiley Cash The Woman in the Window, A.J. Finn Death at Nuremberg, W.E.B. […]

Andover Library Acquisitions

Adult Fiction The Whispering Room, Dean Koontz Church Ladies Quilts, Ann Hazelwood Unbound, Stuart Woods The Story of Arthur Truluv, Elizabeth Berg Death at Nuremberg, W.E.B. Griffin Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng The Wanted, Robert Crais The Woman in the Window, A.J.Finn Robicheaux, James Lee Burke The Taster, V.S. Alexander We Were the Lucky Ones, […]

“If I Am Not For Myself Who Will Be For Me?” Presented by Andover Libraries

By Janet Moore, Library Trustee

On Monday, April 9, the Andover Libraries will present Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti as she portrays “Oney Judge Staines”, George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave. Her voice and demeanor provide the information needed to make sense of and appreciate her struggles and self-determination, as she escaped from Virginia and ultimately landed in New Hampshire. This living history […]

Batchelder Library Seeks New Director

Press Release

The Bachelder Library in East Andover has an opening for a new director. The position is part time: Tuesday morning and evening, Thursday and Friday afternoons. Applicants must have excellent computer skills, an abiding interest in all sorts of literature, an enthusiasm for programs, and a willingness to reach out to the community. Starting date […]

 ‘Americana/Folk Trio’ from Maine  at March 16 Andover Coffeehouse

By Larry Chase
 ‘Americana/Folk Trio’ from Maine  at March 16 Andover Coffeehouse

Another round of local talent–this time an award-winning “Americana/Folk trio” from just over the border in Maine–will be the next featured performers at the Andover Community Coffeehouse beginning at 7 PM on Friday, March 16, in the Highland Lake Grange Hall at 7 Chase Hill Road in East Andover. The trio, known as Hilton Park, […]

Franklin Footlight Presents “Almost Maine”

March 15 to 18 at Franklin Opera House

Press Release

On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. […]

Winter Blues Festival at Flying Monkey Performance Center

Friday, February 23 at 7:30 PM

Winter Blues Festival at Flying Monkey Performance Center

The Flying Monkey Performance Center presents Winter Blues Festival on Friday, February 23rd at 7:30pm.  The evening features “Big Bill” Morganfield, Sugar Ray Norcia, Jerry Portnoy, Jason Ricci, Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, and Mr. Nick and The Dirty Tricks.   Tickets for this show start at $29. Many men try to fill their father’s shoes […]

Center for the Arts 2018 Winter Performance Series

Press release

The center for the arts in New London has lots of great activities planned for the winter months. Open Mic with Kathy Lowe Kathy Lowe plays all original songs on Guitar, Dulcimer, Percussion, and Pan Drum, and is joined by a variety of performers who gather to share song and word. Saturday, February 10, at […]