"> en-us 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:42:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:42:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:40:00 EST Mystery Theater production will be performed at Franklin Opera House Get-A-Clue Productions of Rollinsford presents 'Radio Silence 8212 Death on the Air,' a mystery theater production at 730 p.m. Saturday at the Franklin Opera House. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:40:00 EST Poet W.S. DiPiero to present reading EXETER 8212 Poet W.S. Di Piero will present a reading at 730 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at Phillips Exeter Academy's Assembly Hall aduitorium in the Academy Building on Front Street. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:40:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:40:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:40:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:39:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:37:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:37:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:37:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:37:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:36:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:36:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:35:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:35:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:35:00 EST 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:35:00 EST 'Spring Exhibit' at the Gallery in Portsmouth Marilene Sawaf, who created 'Madeline and the Rabbit Costume,' and Michael Winters, who created the piece shown here, will display their works starting Saturday in the 'Spring Exhibit' at the Gallery at 100 Market in Portsmouth. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:34:00 EST SNHU orchestra, chorus to perform on Manchester campus Friday MANCHESTER 8212 The Southern New Hampshire University Orchestra and Chorus will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday in the Dining Center's Banquet Hall on campus. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:34:00 EST Medieval festival to bring 'time travelers' to PSU campus Sword and cannon demonstrations, along with wandering minstrels and pirates, will highlight Plymouth State University students' third annual Prince John's Medieval Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday on the Alumni Green at the Hartman Union Building on High Street. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:34:00 EST Stephen Lynch brings tales and tunes to NHTI Stephen Lynch, photographed by New York celebrity photographer Dale May. Stephen Lynch, who considers himself 'a musician trapped in the body of a comedian,' will bring his tales and tunes to New Hampshire Technical Institute's Wellness Center Gym in Concord for a 730 p.m. show Friday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:33:00 EST Religion, politics, lifestyles fare game to musical comedian Roy Zimmerman It's a big, big world full of all kinds of people,' sings Roy Zimmerman, 'but there's one thing we can all agree on ...' Then he strums. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:33:00 EST The Met Live in HD continues with Mozart's 'Cosi fan Tutte' The Met Live in HD series continues on the big screen with screenings of Mozart's 'Cosi fan tutte' at Granite State venues including Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord at 1255 p.m. Saturday Black Family Visual Arts Center in Hanover at 1255 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Cinemagic and IMAX theater in Hooksett at 1255 p.m. Saturday... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:33:00 EST Standup, rock 'n' roll and bit of burlesque blend in Bernhard show Her cutting insight, outspoken views and outrageous mouth are back, with Sandra Bernhard skewering modern culture with the help of her band, The Flawless Zircons. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:32:00 EST Michael Buble to perform at the Verizon Wireless Arena Grammy Award-winning crooner Michael Buble will return to Manchester's Verizon Wireless Arena Friday, July 11. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:32:00 EST New Hampshire Club Notes Brief items of interest to New Hampshire club members. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:18:00 EST Three enter race for one-year seat on Hooksett council Two candidates join race against decorated Army veteran. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:17:00 EST New London couple receives EPA lifetime achievement award On Tuesday afternoon, John and Kittie Wilson were standing in Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, receiving the Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Merit Award for Lifetime Achievement. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:51:00 EST Art provides healing for Alzheimer's patients in Bedford For David, a resident at the Arbors of Bedford, the poem 'The Sugar Maple Tree,' by Diann Sheldon, inspired him to express himself through his painting 'Embracing Branches.' Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:50:00 EST Bedford parents say surveys given to students breached trust School Board says there will be a lot of discussion before any surveys are given to students, however, one parent says the district has a lot of work to do to earn trust. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:50:00 EST Shaheen touts land conservation fund As part of an ongoing effort to convince federal officials to continue the mechanism to conserve lands, area residents and businesses must let their legislators know the importance of sustainable land management. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:14:00 EST Bow officer on Mount Everest climb survives avalanche A Concord police officer taking part in a Mount Everest expedition was not injured by a recent t avalanche on the world's tallest mountain that killed 13. . Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:50:00 EST Ice-out declared on Forest Lake Forest Lake ice-out means cash for Lion's Clubfield Lions Club. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:31:00 EST Lake Winnipesaukee ice-out expected today After a long and cold winter, a sure sign of spring is expected to emerge today, as ice-out on Lake Winnipesaukee appears imminent. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:31:00 EST The 2014 winners of the Manchester Historic Association historic preservation awards The work of individuals, businesses and public agencies in preserving Manchester's rich architectural and community history was recognized last week when the Manchester Historic Association presented its 22nd annual Historic Preservation Awards at a dinner ceremony at the Center of New Hampshire. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:15:00 EST Perkins retiring from Jackson Ski Touring Foundation The man who helped make Jackson the cross-country ski capital it is today is hanging up his Executive Director skis after 38 years. Thom Perkins is retiring from the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:09:00 EST Earth Day events sprouting up in Milton this week Area residents are invited to celebrate Earth Day this week by getting their hands and boots a little dirty while helping clean up the town. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:06:00 EST AHEAD program hits 50K mark for housing initiative AHEAD, a social services agency that has worked for more than 20 years to provide North Country families with affordable housing, has reached the 50,000 mark in fundraising efforts for its new 'Better Homes AHEAD' housing initiative, its executive director said. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:05:00 EST Hooksett voters sound off on rejected Pinkerton contract Less than two months after the Hooksett electorate rejected a 10-year contract with Pinkerton Academy, more than three dozen of those 1,818 residents who cast ballots stood before the Hooksett School Board at a public forum Monday night to express their reasons for voting one way of the other. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:16:00 EST Cannon closes out season with 46 trails open Cannon Mountain is closing their season with the most number of skiable trails in New Hampshire, 46, and reporting they had a good season. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:26:00 EST Concert, auction will benefit Center for Life Management Fleetwood Mix, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, will headline the 6th Annual Concert and Silent Autcion to benefit the Center of Life Management Foundation on May 6 at Pinkerton Academy's Stockbridge Theatre. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:14:00 EST Hudson heart disease survivor engages guests at NH Heart Ball Anna O'Donnell, 13, of Hudson, was the keynote speaker at the NH Heart Ball on Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:14:00 EST Radio station finds a home at Bethlehem's Colonial Theatre WCNZ, 99.9 FM, just got its license and began broadcasting earlier this month out of the projection room of the Colonial Theatre, itself operated mainly by volunteers. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:10:00 EST John Harrigan -- Deer, coyotes, ravens Emerging signs of spring There are coyotes all around me, and I've never considered them a problem or a threat, just a fact of life - part of the scene and at times pretty good company. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:57:00 EST