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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture

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19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
603-924-3235

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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Family Concert with Fire & Grace & Ash

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Fire & Grace & Ash

Fire & Grace & Ash presented in collaboration with Electric Earth Concerts Bring the kids to Bass Hall for a musical trip around the world! Appalachian traditional, jazz, Celtic fiddling, and viruoso Bach are just a few of the corners of the musical world that this massively talented group explores in their programs. Violinist William Coulter, guitarist Edwin Huizinga and Ashley Border on mandolin bring the world of music to this special free concert for children and families. Free admission.…

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Lunch and Learn: Powder Mill Pond

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Vintage view of Powder Mill Pond with Crotched Mountain

Explore the history of a Powder Mill Pond at our June Lunch & Learn program. Powder Mill Pond is a section of the Contoocook River bordered by the Hancock, Greenfield, and Bennington. We will trace the history of this place from  the days of the gunpowder mills that gave the area its name to its role in  early hydro-electric generation to today’s wildlife management and recreation area. Lunch & Learn programs feature a delicious lunch followed by an illustrated talk.…

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