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Scene Setters, Aug. 5, 2013

Guests listen to a ragtime-style performance by North Sutton resident pianist and composer William Agmundson at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester Thursday.  (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Auburn residents Sage Konick and her mother, Kate Viands, attend a ragtime music and poster viewing event at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester Thursday. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Tom Spofford of Laconia, visits the special exhibition Poster Mania! that celebrate the leisure activities of middle-class America in the late 1800s at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester Thursday.  (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. The Wolverine Jazz Band has traveled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. Joan Dawson enjoys the ice cream and jazz on the lawn at the bandstand. Dawson and her husband, Ed, were visiting old friends in NH on a trip from their home in Albany, Oregon. The Dawsons stated that they moved to the West Coast after years in NH because of the vibrant jazz music scene. Ed Dawson found himself lending his tuba to a member of the Wolverines when they played a West Coast jazz festival. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. The Wolverine Jazz Band has traveled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
Manchester Alderman Joyce Craig, center, spends time with fellow Alderman Pat Long and his wife, Karen, at the 75th birthday celebration and fundraiser for state Sen. Lou D'Allesander, D-Manchester, last week.  (MARK HAYWARD / UNION LEADER)
Manchester resident Arthur Gatzoulis, left, shares a moment with Goffstown residents Michael and Carol York at the 75th birthday party and fundraiser last week for state Sen. Lou D'Allesnadro, D-Manchester.  (MARK HAYWARD / UNION LEADER)
Dillan D'Allesandro, 12, grandfather Lou D'Allesandro, state Sen. Jeff Woodburn, D-Dalton, and Republican Executive Councilor Ray Burton gather for D'Allesandro's 75th birthday celebration and fundraiser last week in Manchester. D'Allesandro is a Democratic state senator who represents the West Side and Goffstown.  (MARK HAYWARD / UNION LEADER)
Bob and Muriel McMillan, of Bedford, enjoy the Friends of Stark Park jazz concert Sunday afternoon with their standard poodle Gretyl. Though deaf and nearly blind due to advanced age Gretyl still is content at events and concerts according to the McMillans. The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. The Wolverine Jazz Band has travelled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. The Wolverine Jazz Band has traveled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. The Wolverine Jazz Band has traveled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. Diana Duckoff, a member of the Friends of Stark Park, takes photos of the Wolverines performance with her iPad. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. Tuba player Rick MacWilliams fills in the bass for the group. The Wolverine Jazz Band has traveled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. Wolverines trumpet player Jeff Hughes belts out a solo during one of the bands numbers. The Wolverine Jazz Band has traveled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The Friends of Stark Park presented the Wolverine Jazz Band based in Boston for a Sunday afternoon concert at the bandstand. The Wolverine Jazz Band has traveled the country throughout their nearly twenty years together performing at concerts and festivals and has produced eleven CDs of their music. The Concert was presented as a memorial to Marge Chase, a longtime volunteer with the Elliot Hospital. Chase was a lover of traditional jazz. a Concert goer heads for cover as rain arrived late in the event. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)