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I Gotta Dance! The Mr. Aaron Story.

My wife and I first became aware of Mr. Aaron a little over a year ago when we picked up our daughter from daycare. She was tiny then, barely ten months old, but she was incredibly excited because, as her teachers told us, Mr. Aaron had visited that day. “Who is Mr. Aaron?” we asked. […]

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Finding History in Franconia

Franconia is known for its mountains, but the small village just north of the namesake notch holds a storied history. From its roots as a ski town to the home of a famous poet, Franconia’s past is captured in area museums and landmarks today. This spring if you head to the North Country for hiking and […]

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Food And Art Merge at 3S Artspace

Portsmouth has always been known for it’s eclectic culture and vibrant art scene, but in the last few years there has been a noticeable increase in unique restaurant concepts and contemporary venues popping up. They cater to the young and the young at heart looking for an authentic, creative experience. Farm to table restaurants, art galleries […]

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Curiouser and Curiouser…

Few can hear mention of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” without their head suddenly filling with vivid, whimsical imagery. Lewis Carroll penned a timeless collection of stories with a mystique that transcends ages and generations. Kimball Jenkins Estate, an elegant events center and nonprofit art school in the north end of Concord has decided to seize […]

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New Hampshire Institute of Art: Storytelling Festival

“After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” – Phillip Pullman According to anthropologists, humans have been telling tales since they acquired the capacity for speech. Ancient tales tended towards the magical, but people believed in their power, similar to people today who believe in religions. Storytelling evolved […]

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Make Something Weird Happen: Collaborative Art at The Loading Dock

The Loading Dock in Littleton is a multi-disciplinary art space host to musicians, painters, spoken word, and more. Jason Tors spearheads the operation as curator, booking agent, and artist, among many other hats. He shared what it is that makes this space special, and a little weird. The Prelude Tors’ founding of The Loading Dock […]

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Visit the Cheshire Children’s Museum – Where a Kid Can Be a Kid!

Did you know the arts and culture of the Monadnock Region is being cultivated in our youngest residents… our kids! Recently featured on NH Chronicle, the Cheshire Children’s Museum opened its doors in 2012 on the second floor of the Colony Mill revealing an entire play space dedicated to elaborate interactive exhibits. These age-specific, creative visual […]