Bassel & the Supernaturals perform Saturday &nbsp

WEST CLAREMONT — Bassel & The Supernaturals, a blues and funk band from Chicago, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Union Church in West Claremont. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 05:11 PM

'Finding Dory' shown free in Newport &nbsp

NEWPORT — The 2016 animated film, “Finding Dory,” will be shown at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at Meadow Park in Newport. Admission is free. Bring a blanket or chair and insect repellent. The Snack Shack will be open. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 05:02 PM

Music Jam held to benefit local veterans &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A Music Jam to benefit local veterans will begin at 12:30 p.m. and last all day Sunday, Aug. 6 at the Claremont American Legion #29. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 07:37 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Live music is on tap Thursday through Saturday at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. Reservations are recommended. Call (603) 287-4416. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 01:39 PM

Music's healing power explored in two BF workshops &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Stone Church Center is offering two July music workshops, both exploring the power of music to heal and transform. “Sounds of Transformation,” will be held from July 21 to July 22. “The Healing Harp,” will be held Saturday, July 29. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 02:27 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — From 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 6, singer-songwriter Charlie Chronopoulos performs at Taverne on the Square in Claremont. More...

Posted 7/5/2017 03:20 PM

Online Art and Adventure Auction benefits NECA &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The New England Classical Academy Summer Art & Adventure Auction will run from June 16 to July 14, with proceeds going to support various programs for NECA.   More...

Posted 7/5/2017 05:40 PM

'What the Vilas Bridge Tells Us," a free program &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Architectural historian and author Richard Ewald calls the Vilas Bridge  “a bridge for our time,” and will discuss the history of the Vilas and other Bellows Falls bridges at 7 p.m. More...

Posted 7/5/2017 03:53 PM

'Pirate Radio' shown as benefit for local station &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The cult comedy "Pirate Radio," will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at the Bellows Falls Opera House in a benefit for Black Sheep Radio. Tickets are available at the door for $5. The film is rated R. More...

Posted 6/28/2017 04:08 PM

Muddy Ruckus performs in Chester &nbsp

CHESTER, Vt. — The Americana-rock duo Muddy Ruckus performs from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at The Pizza Stone, Route 11, 291 Pleasant St., in Chester, Vermont. More...

Posted 6/28/2017 02:41 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Live music is on tap Thursday through Saturday at the Taverne on the Square, 2 Pleasant St., in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4417.Thursday, June 22, Kid Pinky performs from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Posted 6/21/2017 02:33 PM

Silent film made on Lake Sunapee shown at benefit gala &nbsp

SUNAPEE — More than a century ago, show business entrepreneur Billy B. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:44 PM

Children's theater returns to COH for the summer &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The popular children's theater shows held Monday mornings at Claremont Opera House have returned for the summer. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 04:51 PM

People-eating plant puppet takes shape in Saxtons River &nbsp

Dominic DiBenedetto (left) and Brandon Norman with people-eating puppets that Norman will don for the Main Street Arts' production of "Little Shop of Horrors."  SAXTONS RIVER — What do you do when you need a people-eating plant and your loc More...

Posted 6/13/2017 04:18 PM

Ricky Skaggs headlines bluegrass festival &nbsp

TUNBRIDGE, Vt. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 05:28 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Vermont’s own Erik Boedtker performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. He has performed throughout the area weaving a tapestry with his own spin of covers and popular songs. More...

Posted 6/7/2017 01:55 PM

Festival of Mandolin Chamber Music kicks off Thursday &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Led by August Watters, a Boston-area teacher and composer, the Festival of Mandolin Chamber Music IX, June 15 to June 18 at Stone Church Center, 12 & 14 Church St., is designed for the classical mandolin community and for concertg More...

Posted 6/7/2017 03:45 PM

Vilas Bridge painting to be unveiled &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS  —  On Thursday, June 8 at 5 p.m., Jerry Pfohl’s iconic painting: “Vilas  Bridge,” will be unveiled at the Rockingham Library. More...

Posted 5/31/2017 05:49 PM

Kid Pinky performs at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Kid Pinky, a retro-style blues band, performs from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4416. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 06:14 PM

Southern Vermont Idol call for auditions &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Much to the delight of producer Susan MacNeil, the 2017 Southern Vermont Idol event will be held on the main stage of the Bellows Falls Opera House in downtown Bellows Falls. More...

Posted 5/22/2017 05:32 PM

RAMParts announces online ticketing platform, arts programming in Bellows Falls &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Rockingham Arts and Museum Project (RAMP) has launched an online ticketing platform to bring arts programming to the Bellows Falls Opera House and to offer ticket processing to organizations that either don’t have, or wish to mana More...

Posted 5/18/2017 12:01 PM

Springfield Community Players kicks off season with 'The Savannah Sipping Society' &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A new comedy, "The Savannah Sipping Society," will open the 2017 season for the Springfield Community Players. More...

Posted 5/17/2017 05:26 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Live music is on tap tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4416. More...

Posted 5/17/2017 05:08 PM

Live music at Taverne on the Square &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Live music is on tap tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4416. More...

Posted 5/10/2017 04:29 PM

'A Forever Frozen Story' at Claremont Opera House &nbsp

 CLAREMONT — “A Forever Frozen Story,” a family musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s original fairytale, “The Snow Queen,” will be performed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at the Claremont Opera House. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 04:56 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Live music is on tap tonight and Friday at the Taverne on the Square, 2 Pleasant St., in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4416. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 05:04 PM

Southern Vermont Idol continues with Week Three &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Week Three of the 2017 Southern Vermont Idol event, a premier amateur singing competition in its 13th year, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23, on the mainstage of the 550-seat Bellows Falls Opera House. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 05:16 PM

Opera North program held at Blow-Me-Down Farm &nbsp

CORNISH — Summerfest 2017 will be Opera North’s 35th season and to celebrate this anniversary, Opera North will hold a free event Saturday, July 15, at the historic Blow-Me-Down Farm in Cornish. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 02:59 PM

New London Barn Playhouse presents 'West Side Story' &nbsp

NEW LONDON — New London Barn Playhouse presents “West Side Story,” July 19 to Aug. 6 at the playhouse, 84 Main St., in New London. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 03:28 PM

Joint photography show at Hartland Library

HARTLAND — “Here and There,” a joint photographic art show by Pete K. Landis and Marv Klassen-Landis, will be on display now until early September at the Hartland Library. The artist reception is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 at the library. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 02:48 PM

Union Street School and Steampunk Society team up &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Fifth graders at the Union Street School in Springfield, Vermont have helped to design posters for the Springfield Vermont Steampunk Festival.  The 2017 festival is to be held Sept. 23 and Sept. More...

Posted 7/5/2017 05:52 PM

New London Barn Playhouse presents 'Souvenir' &nbsp

NEW LONDON — New London Barn Playhouse presents "Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins," from July 12 to July 16 at the New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St., in New London. More...

Posted 7/5/2017 03:38 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Guitarist Brad Myrick performs from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight at Taverne on the Square in Claremont. Pop-rock duo Sirsy, featuring Melanie Krahmer on drums (pictured) and Rich Libutti on guitar, performs at 9 p.m. More...

Posted 6/28/2017 03:32 PM

Men and boys needed for 'A Christmas Story' production &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — River Theater Company in Charlestown just completed a first round of auditions for its upcoming musical production, "A Christmas Story," that will be presented at the Claremont Opera House in November. More...

Posted 6/28/2017 03:07 PM

'Leonardo Live' features London art exhibit &nbsp

 BELLOWS FALLS — RAMParts presents, in partnership with Exhibition on Screen, brings “Leonardo Live:  From the National Gallery, London,” to the Bellows Falls Opera House at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 20. More...

Posted 6/28/2017 02:55 PM

Artists' Town Meeting held in Bellows Falls &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Rockingham Arts and Museum Project (RAMP) and artists Chris Sherwin, Jeanette Staley and Clare Adams are hosting an Artists' Town Meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 33 Bridge St., in Bellows Falls. More...

Posted 6/21/2017 02:45 PM

Contestants chosen for the 2017 Southern Vermont Idol &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The 2017 Southern Vermont Idol event, a premier amateur singing competition in its 13th year, will be held on the mainstage of the 550-seat Bellows Falls Opera House over five weeks: at 7 p.m. Thursdays, July 6 and July 13; at 2 p.m. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:36 PM

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — One-man pop-rock act Jim Hollis performs from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 15 at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 04:34 PM

'Godspell' at the New London Barn Playhouse &nbsp

The New London Barn Playhouse presents the musical “Godspell,” from June 14 to June 25 at the playhouse, 84 Main St., in New London. Evening performances are at 7:30  p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 05:16 PM

Claremont youth theater company puts a fresh spin on 'Hamlet' &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Shakepeare’s “Hamlet,” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday, June 9 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Amplified Arts Academy on the second floor of 31 Pleasant St., in Claremont. More...

Posted 6/7/2017 02:50 PM

Walpole Players present 'George Washington Slept Here' &nbsp

WALPOLE — In celebration of their 30th anniversary and during Walpole’s Old Home Days, the Walpole Players will present Kaufman and Hart’s old favorite, “George Washington Slept Here,” at 7:30 p.m. More...

Posted 6/7/2017 03:14 PM

Charlie Chronopoulos at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — From 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, June 1, singer-songwriter Charlie Chronopoulos performs at Taverne on the Square in Claremont. More...

Posted 5/31/2017 05:39 PM

'The Artist's Garden' shown at BF Opera House &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS —  RAMParts Presents, in partnership with Exhibition on Screen, brings, “The Artist’s Garden:  American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920,” to the Bellows Falls Opera House at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 22. More...

Posted 5/31/2017 06:04 PM

'Art, Poetry and Family Stories' in Springfield &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Town Library, Riverside Middle School and Gallery at the VAULT are hosting a party with refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 5, at the Great Hall, 100 River St., in Springfield. More...

Posted 5/31/2017 05:55 PM

Folk quartet takes the stage at Main Street Arts &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt.  — The folk quartet 2 X 2 makes a return engagement at  7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Main Street Arts Coffeehaus. More...

Posted 5/22/2017 05:42 PM

River Theater Company holds auditions for 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Oh dear, less than 225 days left until Christmas! Get in the holiday spirit early by auditioning for River Theater Company’s fall production of the musical "A Christmas Story." More...

Posted 5/20/2017 09:37 PM

NECA presents 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — New England Classical Academy (NECA) will present an outdoor production of William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at 6 p.m Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 and at 2 p.m. More...

Posted 5/17/2017 05:40 PM

Entertainment briefs &nbsp

‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’  CLAREMONT — Stevens High School Musical Theater is proud to present “Shrek the Musical Jr.,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25, Friday, May 26, Saturday, May 27 and at 2 p.m. More...

Posted 5/17/2017 05:22 PM

John Davidson performs at the Claremont Opera House &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Actor, musician and ace television host John Davidson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Claremont Opera House. More...

Posted 5/10/2017 03:43 PM

Roots on the River schedule set &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Newcomers, fan favorites, and veteran singer/songwriters have lined up to light the stage at this year’s Roots on the River Festival to be held Friday, June 9, through Sunday, June 11, so mark your calendars! More...

Posted 5/10/2017 03:24 PM