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Posts Tagged ‘ Humanities ’

New Hampshire Roads Taken or Not with Steve Taylor (Atkinson Historical Society) Registration Requested @ 6:30 PM Thurs, 10/11/2018

New Hampshire Roads Taken or Not with Steve Taylor (Atkinson Historical Society) Registration Requested @ 6:30 PM Thurs, 10/11/2018

Following World War II, New Hampshire embarked on an extensive program of constructing new highways and improving existing roads to accommodate explosive growth in passenger vehicles and the need for better infrastructure to accommodate commercial traffic. Hundreds of millions in federal, state, and local tax dollars would be expended on this initiative over the...
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New England Quilts and the Stories They Tell with Pamela Weeks (NH Humanities) – Registration Requested @ 6:30, Thurs. 9/27/2018

New England Quilts and the Stories They Tell with Pamela Weeks (NH Humanities) – Registration Requested @ 6:30, Thurs. 9/27/2018

Quilts tell stories, and quilt history is full of myths and misinformation as well as heart-warming tales of service and tradition. Nearly every world culture that has cold weather uses quilted textiles-quilting is NOT just an American art. Pam Weeks weaves world history, women’s history, industrial history and just plain wonderful stories into her...
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The Guitar in Latin America with José Lezcano ~ Monday, 4/30/2018 @ 6:30PM

The Guitar in Latin America with José Lezcano ~ Monday, 4/30/2018 @ 6:30PM

Join us as José Lezcano presents a multi-media musical program that showcases the guitar in Latin America as an instrument that speaks many languages. Lezcano presents a variety of musical styles: indigenous strummers in ritual festivals from Ecuador, Gaucho music from Argentina, European parlor waltzes from Venezuela, and Afro-Brazilian samba-pagode. He also plays pieces...
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A Visit with Queen Victoria (NH Humanities Program) @ 6:30 on Thursday, 4/12/2018 (Registration Required)

A Visit with Queen Victoria (NH Humanities Program) @ 6:30 on Thursday, 4/12/2018 (Registration Required)

This program is free and open to the public and is made possible through a grant from the NH Humanities. About the program:  In 1837, teenaged Victoria ascended to the British throne, untrained and innocent. Those who would try to usurp her power underestimated this self-willed intelligent young woman whose mettle sustained her through...
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Galileo Galilei, The Starry Messenger ~ @ 6:30 on Thurs. 10/19/2017 (Registration Requested)

Galileo Galilei,  The Starry Messenger ~  @ 6:30 on Thurs. 10/19/2017 (Registration Requested)

Join us for the living history presentation, Galileo Galilei, The Starry Messenger, presented by Michael Francis.  Galileo (dressed in 17th-century costume) arrives to present a public lecture on his most recent discoveries made using his newly devised spyglass. As he describes those discoveries, Galileo’s new method of observation and measurement of nature become apparent....
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A Visit From Abraham Lincoln ~ (Atkinson Historical Society Program) – Thurs. 10/12/17 @ 6:30

A Visit From Abraham Lincoln ~ (Atkinson Historical Society Program) – Thurs. 10/12/17 @ 6:30

Join us for a visit from Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by Steve Wood. Mr. Wood’s characterization of Abraham Lincoln begins by recounting Lincoln’s early life and ends with a reading of the “Gettysburg Address.” Along the way he comments on the debates with Stephen Douglas, his run for the presidency, and the Civil War. Steve...
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Meet Lucy Stone: Enter the Antebellum World of the Abolition and Women’s Rights Movements ~ Thursday, April 20th @ 6:30

Meet Lucy Stone: Enter the Antebellum World of the Abolition and Women’s Rights Movements ~ Thursday, April 20th @ 6:30

Join us for as we travel back in time in our national history when a married woman did not have legal rights to the money she earned, the property she inherited, or the children she bore. During this same era citizens of the United States thought it a legal and rational pursuit to buy...
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Storytelling Through Traditional Irish Music ~ Monday, March 6th @ 6:30 pm

Storytelling Through Traditional Irish Music ~ Monday, March 6th @ 6:30 pm

Join us for an evening of toe-tapping traditional Irish music, storytelling and songs of emigration with Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki. An award-winning fiddler, Jordan will relay some of the adventures, misadventures, and emotions experienced by the Irish emigrants. Focusing on songs about leaving Ireland, the reasons for leaving, revealing what happened upon arrival to a new...
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Community Stories Soldiers Home & Away Book Discussions ~ Sept 20th – Nov 9th

Community Stories Soldiers Home & Away Book Discussions ~ Sept 20th – Nov 9th

From September through November Kimball Library will hold several book discussions featuring the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. This book was chosen as the selected read for a New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant called Community Stories: Soldiers Home & Away, a collaboration involving nine southern NH libraries and Timberlane Regional...
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Flight of Remembrance: A WW II Memoir of Love and Survival ~ Nov. 3rd @ 6:30

Flight of Remembrance: A WW II Memoir of Love and Survival ~ Nov. 3rd @ 6:30

Join us to hear Marina Dutzmann Kirsch, the author of Flight of Remembrance: A World War II Memoir of Love and Survival, the true narrative of her family’s experiences against the backdrop of World War II tragedy and devastation in Latvia, Poland, and Germany. The author will discuss the book’s subject matter, protagonists, sources...
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