Theater

Featuring professional actors paired with local kids, the family friendly theatrical fare is a celebration of Shakespeare and other great works of literature presented in a fast, furious, fun and audience interactive way that has been putting the “’shake’ back in Shakespeare” for 14 years. Theaward-winning Theatre Under The Stars’ Family Fest returns to Waterville Valley, August 10-24th. Read more →


The Barnstormers Theatre of Tamworth, New Hampshire’s oldest summer theatre, kicks off its 2019 season on June 27thwith a performance of “Damn Yankees” sponsored by the Mount Washington Cog Railway, the oldest mountain-climbing railway in the world. To celebrate the railway’s 150th anniversary and the opening of the show, the theatre and the railway have partnered with the Tamworth History Center, Tamworth Distilling and Art in the Age Café for evening of art, history and local offerings.Surrounded by farm fields and bordered by a meandering river, with plenty to see and do along Main Street, Tamworth Village is an experience not to be mi Read more →


The NHTI Film Society proudly presents The Great Buster: A Celebration, Friday March 1st at 7 pm in the Sweeney Auditorium. Not Rated (2018) 102 mins. Admission is by donation ($5 suggested); free with an NHTI student ID. For more information contact Steve Ambra at 271-6484 x4101 or sambra@ccsnh.edu. More About The Great Buster: “Vastly entertaining! Certain to please Buster Keaton aficionados and newcomers alike,” says critic Todd McCarthy. “In his 1949 essay ‘Comedy’s Greatest Era,’ James Agee suggested that ‘Keaton’s face ranked almost with Lincoln’s as an early American archetype; it was haunting, handsome, almost beautiful, yet it was also irreducibly funny.’ “To watch The Great Buster: A Celebration — Peter Bogdanovich’s affectionate and informative new documentary — is to appreciate Agee’s insight, and also to marvel anew at Keaton’s cinematic feats. The film presents a compact, tactful biography and also a valuable explication of ‘Keatonesque’ in its most sublime varieties.” – A.O. Scott Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day for February vacation, from Friday, February 15 through Sunday, March 3.  Visitors to the Discovery Center during the vacation weeks will be able to explore the science galleries, engage in a variety of science and engineering activities, and choose from five different planetarium shows each day – including The Little Star that Could, Life under The Arctic Sky, Black Holes,Tonight’s Skyand  Wildest Weather in the Solar System. Read more →


There is a renaissance going on in Concord, NH. Less than a decade after being nicknamed “city in a coma,” this once sleepy state capital is waking up, and becoming the cultural center of the Granite State. Read more →


On Saturday, May 6, the City of Concord will celebrate its cultural vitality with a full range of activities for all. The Capital Arts Fest will run from dawn to dusk with more than 20 events, including arts, film, music and festivities, both in and outside with a unique event in the city. Read more →


In celebration of the upcoming international release of Star Trek Beyond this week, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center has once again put its collection of classic Star Trek memorabilia on display. Joining the display of real artifacts from Star Trek: The Movie and Star Trek: Next Generation, the memorabilia includes items loaned by community members, including the Center’s avid Trekkie, Executive Director Jeanne T. Gerulskis. Read more →


With mountains, lakes, and seacoast all within a few hours drive, it’s no wonder New Hampshire is known for its spectacular natural beauty. Many visitors choose to explore the state’s highways and backroads, experiencing all that it has to offer. While enjoying these scenic routes, travelers are bound to pass several Ski New Hampshire resorts, which provide an excellent opportunity to get out of the car and enjoy some outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities. Read more →