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April 2019

1910 Historic Dinner Benefit

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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1910 Historic Dinner Benefit

Step back to the year 1910 at our 13th Annual Historic Dinner Benefit! Support the Monadnock Center’s 60+ programs and events while you enjoy a delicious meal made from 1910 recipes and learn about dining and cooking at the dawn of the 20th century. After dinner, a recital of Edward MacDowell compositions will transport you back to 1910 when the MacDowell Colony staged The Peterborough Pageant. The 1910 Menu Our evening begins with a wine reception in our exhibit rooms…

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May 2019

MacDowell Downtown- First Friday

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Two talented composer-performers will fill Bass Hall with their voices and music: Joseph Keckler brings his amazing voice and wry humor back to Peterborough as he works on a composition blending numerous operatic death sequences in a "festive treatise on dramatic endings. First-time Fellow Jerome Ellis is developing a multi-media project investigating disability and healing through sound, text, and performance. His presentation will include one component of this work- a sound bath: a live musical experience intended to soothe and…

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Community Conversations: Renewable Energy

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Conval High School, 184 Hancock Rd
Peterborough, 03458
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Greenerborough Sustainability Fair

A Special Greenerborough Edition of Community Conversations! Energy is an economic and environmental problem in our region. To address that problem, many towns are working to create 100% renewable energy in our homes and businesses. This Community Conversation will feature four speakers who are working to implement renewable energy in our region.  Their work includes building community support for sustainable energy, helping homeowners and businesses adopt renewable technology, and developing new modes of energy generation and storage. After hearing from…

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Music in Bass Hall presents Apple Hill String Quartet

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Apple Hill String Quartet Plays Bass Hall May 4

Called “dashing and extraordinary” by The Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned pieces. Resident musicians and co-artistic directors at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, Apple Hill String Quartet was the winner of the 2016 CM Acclaim award from Chamber Music America. The Monadnock Center is delighted to once again host Apple Hill…

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Music in Bass Hall presents the Ken and Brad Kolodner Trio

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Ken and Brad Kolodner with Rachel Eddy

One of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the U.S., Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the claw hammer banjo world to perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a “creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation.” Get your tickets early! Ken and Brad are joined by one of the most acclaimed old-time musicians around, the fabulous…

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Children and the Arts Festival 2019

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Peterborough Peterborough, 03458 + Google Map
Children and the Arts Festival 2019

"Let Your Light Shine" is the theme for this year's Children and the Arts Festival! Enjoy this day that celebrates young people and the arts with performances and activities throughout downtown. On the third Saturday of May since 1993, the Children and the Arts Festival fills downtown Peterborough. Children of all ages revel in shows from local talent to top entertainers and hands-on art opportunities all day. For one hour all eyes turn to our Giant Puppet Parade, when they…

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June 2019

Music in Bass Hall presents Debra Cowan- Women and the Sea

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Debra Cowan Plays Bass Hall June 1

Debra Cowan's voice is like silk, her songs powerful and emotive. Sirens and supernatural women, the women left behind, and women disguised as men make their appearances in Debra's repertoire of contemporary and traditional songs of the sea. In her return to Bass Hall, Debra will present Women and the Sea, a program that explores the roles of women in maritime song.  "Debra has carefully selected ballads, sea chanteys, and contemporary songs through which she takes listeners on a delightful journey…

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MacDowell Downtown- First Friday

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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MacDowell Downtown presentation in 2017

MacDowell Downtown is a series of presentations  by MacDowell Colony Fellows that takes place on the first Friday of the month from March to November in downtown Peterborough. Each season of MacDowell Downtown features a wide array of programming, including film screenings, readings, art exhibitions, performances, talks, and more. MacDowell Downtown begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. “At MacDowell,” a column in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, profiles the presenting artist the week of the…

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