"> en-us 89th Academy Awards 'Moonlight' wins best picture Oscar after onstage gaffe In a mishap that caused uproar and confusion, presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway initially announced that the romantic musical La La Land had won. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:18:00 EST Senior News Lifelong Learning Institute set for spring semester Classes include 'Retirement Bootcamp,' 'Lessons from the Talmud,' 'Astronomy Why Stars Shine,' 'The Underground Railroad' and 'In the Footsteps of Grace Metalious.' Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:45:00 EST Dick Pinney's Guide Lines Inauspicious start to deer-hunting exploits MY DEER hunting started around the ripe old age of 12, tagging along with a single-barreled 20-gauge shotgun with two older neighborhood kids and their dad. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:36:00 EST In Brief Hooksett library to host 'Wildlife Matters' series Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, the Hooksett Conservation Commission and Friends of the Hooksett Public Library are offering Wildlife Matters, a free family-friendly speaker series. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:02:00 EST Critic says 'Moonlight' has the best chance to take Oscar Who will win tonight? Who should win? I feign no expertise when it comes to the former, but if I had a ballot in this year's Oscar race, here's how I would fill out the following categories. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 23:48:00 EST,-officials-take-stock-of-Lakes-Region-trails&source=RSS With snowmachine ridership up, officials take stock of Lakes Region trails State employees, lawmakers, and snowmobile association members snowmobiled around the Lakes Region's snowmobile trails, in what was described as a uniquely NH event. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:42:00 EST,-officials-take-stock-of-Lakes-Region-trails&source=RSS Last chance spells V-I-C-T-O-R-Y for Manchester girl Saturday's 64th annual New Hampshire Union Leader Spelling Bee was the final year that eighth-grader Amelia Ballingall, 13, of Manchester was eligible to compete. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:41:00 EST Roadside History Greenfield Town Meeting House is oldest NH meeting house serving church and state The two-story wood-frame building was built from 1795 to 1799. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:11:00 EST Julie Jason's Your Money Can parents of worried millennials be financial role models? A recent Fidelity study concluded that 4 out of 10 millennials lose sleep at night over financial concerns. Millennials are age 19 to 35, born between 1981 and 1997. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:52:00 EST Brenda Charpentier's Forest Journal 1st President loved the land, and the land made him rich Did you know George Washington was an accomplished outdoorsman who spent months in the wilderness, an experimental farmer and one of our nation's first conservation-minded big landowners? Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:28:00 EST National honor Two Portsmouth chefs named semifinalists for James Beard Award Evan Mallett co-owns Black Trumpet on Ceres Street, and Matt Louis owns Moxy on Penhallow Street. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:28:00 EST Stacey Cole's Nature Talks A look back at the bluebird survey from 1967 Nature Talks column Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:40:00 EST NH Club Notes Talbots' shopping evening to benefit Bedford club The Bedford Women's Club is teaming up with Talbots in Bedford Square, 25 S. River Road, to raise money for its 2017 scholarships and charities. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:26:00 EST Winter Notes -- Small hills Pure skiing, pure fun The laughter of children mingles with the '80s rock tunes wafting across the slope and the raspy whisper of skis slicing snow. This is the scene any given afternoon at the Kanc Ski Area in Lincoln, a rope-tow serviced, town-owned hill with a 221-foot vertical drop. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:26:00 EST Exploration of Derry's Broadview Farm is a showcase event Liz Carver figures snowshoeing around Broadview Farm is a good way to showcase the land that the town's Conservation Commission preserves. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:23:00 EST NH Club Notes Manchester artists group offers 500 scholarship The Manchester Artists Association's 2017 New Hampshire High School Senior Scholarship program is offering a 500 scholarship to an outstanding high school senior who is pursuing post-secondary education and a career in the fine arts. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:22:00 EST Iranian doctor at Dartmouth-Hitchcock reunites with his wife A resident doctor at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center said he was 'shocked, relieved, happy' when he was able to hug his Iranian wife Wednesday for the first time in nine months. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:21:00 EST Visceral installation invites visitors into artist's world Crafting a bit of creative experimentation, Southern New Hampshire University is turning over its McIninch Art Gallery in Robert Frost Hall to international sculptural artist Debra Weiberg, and inviting the community into the transformation. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:36:00 EST Comic romp on Seacoast stage Carpe Diem Inc. presents Seacoast showman George Hosker-Bouley's new comedy 'Not Last Night ... but the night before!' at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at the West End Theater, 959 Islington St. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:36:00 EST OneRepublic, Mellencamp coming to NH Here's what Granite State box offices are buzzing about this week. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:22:00 EST 'ColorCycle' lights up Thorne-Sagendorph art gallery Sometimes an idea comes in a flash of light, but in the case of the recently revealed installation at the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, it was more like a blinding glare. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:22:00 EST Boogie Wonder Band is glittering flashback to '70s dance music Want to warm up this Saturday? Then head to the Palace Theatre in Manchester, where the Montreal-based Boogie Wonder Band will be performing music as hot as a disco inferno. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:40:00 EST 'Tall Tales' is mashup of strange, ridiculous folk-song history Brad Shur, from the Boston-based Puppet Showplace Theater, and Rhode Island-based musician Chris Monti have a knack for crafting tall tales. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:40:00 EST Pair of Currier exhibits transform ordinary objects into remarkable experiences Two contemporary exhibitions opening Saturday at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester are an interesting study in how artists can use simple materials to create unexpectedly remarkable objects. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:40:00 EST