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0 N.H. Senate panel hears tweaks to renter anti-discrimination bill

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0 Judd Gregg hosts private reception for Marco Rubio

0 Insurance department starts health network rules review

0 Fitzwilliam selectmen will not appeal local quarry ruling to the N.H. Supreme Court

0 NHPUC approves 12% Northern Utilities rate hike

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WARMER WEATHER: The Zac Brown Band will return to the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford this summer.

WARMER WEATHER: The Zac Brown Band will return to the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford this summer.

Zac Brown Band returning to NH

The Zac Brown Band will return to the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion this summer.

The Grammy-winning group, which sold out the Lakes Region venue in 2010 and 2013, will come back for a show Saturday, Aug. 16.

Gilbert Gottfried

Gilbert Gottfried

Gilbert Gottfried's dirty jokes, unmistakable delivery and twisted world views take center stage in Manchester

When Gilbert Gottfried first took the stage during an open-mic night at a New York City comedy club, he was a brash 15-year-old, too young and naive to worry about whether members of the audience agreed he was funny.



Waterville Valley exhibition reflects pop culture of '50s and '60s

Cape Cod artists of the 1950s and 1960s form the centerpiece of an exhibit featuring pieces from the private collection of Waterville Valley resident Chris Larsen and the late Donald Jasinksi.

JUST DESSERTS: Get-A-Clue Productions of Rollinsford presents “Radio Silence — Death on the Air” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Franklin Opera House.

JUST DESSERTS: Get-A-Clue Productions of Rollinsford presents “Radio Silence — Death on the Air” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Franklin Opera House.

Mystery Theater production will be performed at Franklin Opera House

Get-A-Clue Productions of Rollinsford presents “Radio Silence — Death on the Air,” a mystery theater production at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Franklin Opera House.

Poet W.S. DiPiero to present reading

EXETER — Poet W.S. Di Piero will present a reading at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at Phillips Exeter Academy's Assembly Hall aduitorium in the Academy Building on Front Street.

BRANCHING OUT: California's College of the Redwoods, which houses one of the premier cabinetmaking programs in the country, will be highlighted in an exhibition set to run through Friday, May 30, at the New Hampshire Furniture Masters gallery, 49 S. Main St., Concord. The display is part of a series of showings focusing on various schools of thought. The exhibition features works from graduates of the College of the Redwoods, and includes works by Furniture Masters John Cameron, Tim Coleman (who created the “Dragonfly Cabinet” shown here) and Sam Norris as well as works by invited maker Brian Newell of Fort Bragg, Calif. For more details, visit www.furnituremasters.org.







Photo courtesy of Dean Powell

BRANCHING OUT: California's College of the Redwoods, which houses one of the premier cabinetmaking programs in the country, will be highlighted in an exhibition set to run through Friday, May 30, at the New Hampshire Furniture Masters gallery, 49 S. Main St., Concord. The display is part of a series of showings focusing on various schools of thought. The exhibition features works from graduates of the College of the Redwoods, and includes works by Furniture Masters John Cameron, Tim Coleman (who created the “Dragonfly Cabinet” shown here) and Sam Norris as well as works by invited maker Brian Newell of Fort Bragg, Calif. For more details, visit www.furnituremasters.org. Photo courtesy of Dean Powell (Dean Powell)

Concord gallery feature to woodworking exhibit

California's College of the Redwoods, which houses one of the premier cabinetmaking programs in the country, will be highlighted in an exhibition set to run through Friday, May 30, at the New Hampshire Furniture Masters gallery, 49 S. Main St., Concord.

PEEK AT THE PAST: Literary historian and playwright Rob Velella, in his ongoing efforts to highlight famous writers of yesteryear, has portrayed Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe.

PEEK AT THE PAST: Literary historian and playwright Rob Velella, in his ongoing efforts to highlight famous writers of yesteryear, has portrayed Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe.

Get glimpse into life, mind of famous poet through historian's eyes

Literary historian and playwright Rob Velella portrays Henry Wadsworth Longfellow as a young man, explaining his woes as a harried professor and up-and-coming poet in a program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Amherst Town Library, 14 Main St.


"The Language of Color" is on view at Art3 Gallery, 44 W. Brook St., Manchester.

Trolley makes season's first Open Doors Arts and Cultural Tour tonight

Climb aboard spring with the first Open Doors Arts and Cultural Tour of 2014 tonight.

LITERARY ADVENTUIRES: A team of powerhouse writers whose “Spirit Animals,” Infinity Ring” and “The 39 Clues” series have made bestsellers lists will visit Exeter High School to meet with fans on Friday.

LITERARY ADVENTUIRES: A team of powerhouse writers whose “Spirit Animals,” Infinity Ring” and “The 39 Clues” series have made bestsellers lists will visit Exeter High School to meet with fans on Friday.

Best-selling authors to visit Exeter

In an age when bestselling books become box-office smashes from Harry Potter to the “Hunger Games,” five blockbuster authors will meet in Exeter for the Worlds Collide #1s Live Tour to greet fans of the popular “Spirit Animals,” “Infinity Ring” and “The 39 Clues” series.

HURRY OVER: American folk singer and songwriter Tom Rush, who helped shape the folk revival in the 1960s, as well as the renaissance of the genre in the 1980s and 1990s, with tunes and covers including “No Regrets” and “These Days,” will play The Peterborough Players Theater's Hadley Road stage at 8 p.m. Friday.

HURRY OVER: American folk singer and songwriter Tom Rush, who helped shape the folk revival in the 1960s, as well as the renaissance of the genre in the 1980s and 1990s, with tunes and covers including “No Regrets” and “These Days,” will play The Peterborough Players Theater's Hadley Road stage at 8 p.m. Friday.

Tom Rush to perform at the Peterborough Players Theatre

HURRY UP: American folk singer and songwriter Tom Rush, who helped shape the folk revival in the 1960s, as well as the renaissance of the genre in the 1980s and 1990s with tunes and covers including “No Regrets” and “These Days,” will play The Peterborough Players Theater's Hadley Road stage at 8 p.m. Friday.

CHARACTER CREATOR: William Joyce is a filmmaker, author and illustrator who has created conceptual characters for big-screen tales including “Toy Story” and “A Bug's Life.”

CHARACTER CREATOR: William Joyce is a filmmaker, author and illustrator who has created conceptual characters for big-screen tales including “Toy Story” and “A Bug's Life.”

Lecture series brings Academy Award winner to Manchester today

Academy Award-winning filmmaker, author and illustrator William Joyce, whose creative expertise has included conjuring conceptual characters for films such as “Toy Story” and “A Bug's Life,” will chat about his career in a lecture at 6 p.m. today at the New Hampshire Institute of Art's French Building auditorium, 148 Concord St., Manchester.

FIDDLE FANS: From a Carnegie Hall gig with Irish legends The Chieftains and an appearance with Shania Twain on “Late Night with David Letterman” to performances for Canada’s prime minister, England’s queen and the emperor of Japan, fiddler Richard Wood has taken some high-prestige bows on world stages.

FIDDLE FANS: From a Carnegie Hall gig with Irish legends The Chieftains and an appearance with Shania Twain on “Late Night with David Letterman” to performances for Canada’s prime minister, England’s queen and the emperor of Japan, fiddler Richard Wood has taken some high-prestige bows on world stages.

Fiddler Richard Wood to perform in the Granite State

From a Carnegie Hall gig with Irish legends The Chieftans and an appearance with Shania Twain on “Late Night with David Letterman” to performances for Canada’s prime minister, England’s queen and the emperor of Japan, fiddler Richard Wood has taken some high-prestige bows on world stages.

UNH ensembles schedule spring performances on campus

The University of New Hampshire Department of Music presents the UNH Concert Band, under the direction of Casey Goodwin, and the UNH Symphonic Band, under the direction of Mark Zielinski today at 8 p.m. in the Johnson Theater of the Paul Creative Arts Center.

WALK INTO THE PAST: Re-enactors revisit the Crown Point Road, which initially followed the preexisting trade and war route from the great Connecticut river westward into the Champlain Valley.

WALK INTO THE PAST: Re-enactors revisit the Crown Point Road, which initially followed the preexisting trade and war route from the great Connecticut river westward into the Champlain Valley.

Program at Charlestown fort travels down military road's history

A few short stretches of the Crowne Point Road have been integrated into town roadways, but much of the military thoroughfare that supported countless troops and supplies has disappeared.

The 18th annual Family Fun Fair will take place Saturday at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Presented by Parenting New Hampshire, the interactive event features activities, games, exhibits and performances, including David Hall Magic, the Steve Blunt Trio and Mad Science shows. Kids running races start at 12:35 p.m., and activities wil include arts and crafts, a petting zoo, slot car racing, face painting, train rides, juggling, mascot photos, bounce houses and a Bubble Dance Party. Exhibitors representing New Hampshire family programs and services will be on hand to information about children's health, creativity, learning and other subjects with parents and caregivers. 

Event proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Manchester. Admission is $5, with a $20 cap for families at the door; children age three and younger get in free of charge. For more information, visit www.parentingnh.com.

The 18th annual Family Fun Fair will take place Saturday at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Presented by Parenting New Hampshire, the interactive event features activities, games, exhibits and performances, including David Hall Magic, the Steve Blunt Trio and Mad Science shows. Kids running races start at 12:35 p.m., and activities wil include arts and crafts, a petting zoo, slot car racing, face painting, train rides, juggling, mascot photos, bounce houses and a Bubble Dance Party. Exhibitors representing New Hampshire family programs and services will be on hand to information about children's health, creativity, learning and other subjects with parents and caregivers. Event proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Manchester. Admission is $5, with a $20 cap for families at the door; children age three and younger get in free of charge. For more information, visit www.parentingnh.com.

Family Fun Fair brings day of fun to Bedford's NH Sportsplex

The 18th annual Family Fun Fair will take place Saturday at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

VACATION WEEK: Two New Hampshire towns will conjure some magical science programs for ages seven to 12 during school vacation week.

VACATION WEEK: Two New Hampshire towns will conjure some magical science programs for ages seven to 12 during school vacation week.

Magical Science Programs conjured up for school vacation

Two New Hampshire towns will conjure some magical science programs for ages seven to 12 during school vacation week.

KINGS OF LEON: The Grammy-winning Kings of Leon, whose rock hits include “Use Somebody” and “Sex on Fire,” have signed onto the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook's summer lineup.

KINGS OF LEON: The Grammy-winning Kings of Leon, whose rock hits include “Use Somebody” and “Sex on Fire,” have signed onto the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook's summer lineup.

Kings of Leon to perform in Gilford this summer

The Grammy-winning Kings of Leon, whose rock hits include “Use Somebody” and “Sex on Fire,” have signed onto the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook's summer lineup.

THREE DOORS DOWN: Known for tunes “Kryptonite,” “When I'm Gone” and “Here Without You,” 3 Doors Down has signed onto the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom's summer lineup.

THREE DOORS DOWN: Known for tunes “Kryptonite,” “When I'm Gone” and “Here Without You,” 3 Doors Down has signed onto the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom's summer lineup.

3 Doors Down signs on to Casino Balllroom's summer lineup

Known for tunes “Kryptonite,” “When I'm Gone” and “Here Without You,” 3 Doors Down has signed onto the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom's summer lineup.

ASK AWAY: Mike Doughty's World-Renowned, Award-Winning Question Jar Show, headed for The Stone Church in Newmarket on Saturday, will find the musician taking (typically weird) queries from audience members in between tunes.

ASK AWAY: Mike Doughty's World-Renowned, Award-Winning Question Jar Show, headed for The Stone Church in Newmarket on Saturday, will find the musician taking (typically weird) queries from audience members in between tunes. (Photos courtesy of Deborah Lopez)

Mike Doughtry's concerts are as much about delivering tunes as fielding often-odd questions from audiences

Writing songs is not a hobby for Mike Doughty; it's the center of his life, which is itself a subject he will readily discuss if asked at his upcoming Question Jar shows at The Stone Church in Newmarket.

CSC Singers tackle everything from 'Bohemian Rhapsody' to 'Sweet Caroline'

The CSC Singers will present “Spring Choice, Spring Singers” on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Center Theater at Colby-Sawyer College.

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