Thom Caska returns to Interlakes Summer Theatre as Pseudolis in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" with Mikey LoBalsamo, Deshawn Bowen, Malcolm Bishop and Henry McGinnis July 30-August 11 at the air conditioned Inter-Lakes High School Auditorium in Meredith. For tickets or more information call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2013 07:54
073013 Celebration of Life Honoring Barbara Hunter Planned By Her Friends (260 W/1 col. photo BARBara Hunter)
LACONIA – A Celebration of Life honoring the numerous contributions of Barbara J Hunter who died suddenly on June 2, is planned for Wednesday, July 31, 4- 6 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia.
According to Judy Buswell, Chair of the Committee of Barbara's friends and co-workers from the Lakes Region and New Durham who are planning this event, "In addition to this celebration, we've developed three different ways to honor Barbara and we hope her friends will want to participate in all three."
She explains that a scholarship fund has been established with the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation in Barbara's name. Donations can be sent to LRSF, PO Box 7312, Gilford, NH or brought to the event on July 31. Non-perishable food items are being collected on the 31 and will be distributed to local food pantries. Friends are also encouraged to bring a favorite memory of Barbara written on a 3x5 index card that will be assembled into a Memory Book, "Recipes for a Life Well Lived".
Barbara, a resident of New Durham, was a beloved and accomplished Educator with the Belknap County-UNH Cooperative Extension from 1982 until her retirement in 2004. In this role she interacted with numerous residents of Belknap County providing classes, workshops, seminars, and information on a wide range of topics that included sewing and dressmaking, parenting and child development, financial management, cooking, nutrition and food safety. Her accomplishments with UNH Extension were legion and led to numerous accolades, citations and awards from her peers, including the NH Outstanding Home Economist Award and the national Florence Hall Award.
One may call 524-6580 for additional information.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2013 07:43
072613 Farrenheit's Charlie Farren Plays the Tower Hill Club July 27 (248 w/2 col Charlie Farren)2 col. photo, e
LACONIA — Tower Hill Entertainment, located at 264 Lakeside Ave, Laconia, will host Charlie Farren on Saturday, July 27 at 7 p.m.
For ticketing Info visit www.towerhillClub.com or call (603) 366-9100.
Farren emerged onto the national scene in the early '80s as lead singer and guitarist with the Joe Perry Project. In that band Charlie established himself as one of the hottest young singers to emerge from the Boston music scene, writing the hits 'Listen to The Rock' and 'East Coast, West Coast' and 'I've Got The Rock And Rolls Again'.
In 1986 Charlie, along with Dave Hull (Joe Perry Project) and John Muzzy, formed Farrenheit and released a self-titled debut album on Warner Brothers. Three singles from that album, 'Fool in Love', 'Bad Habit', and 'Lost in Loveland', as well as video exposure on MTV, established Farrenheit as one of the premier new rock acts and receiving awards, media attention and new fans across the country.
Charlie says that he is looking forward to his show at the Tower Hill Club and is especially excited to be performing solo again. "It really gives me a chance to play more songs from my catalog – I've missed that."
Saturday's show will feature an opening set by singer/guitarist Tony Sarno, who has performed with David Clayton Thomas' Blood Sweat and Tears, Peter Tork, and Dee Archer. Sarno has produced songs for CBS Sports and has shared numerous concert bills with B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Hall & Oates, Johnny Winter, and Little Feat.
Charlie Farren (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2013 07:34
HOLDERNESS — The Little Church Theater presents the comedic play The Prisoner of Second Avenue over the coming two weekends.
The show is being presented today and tomorrow, July 26 and 27, at 8 p.m., and on Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m. A second set of performance is scheduled for Thursday, August 1 to Sunday, August 4. Show times for August 1-3 are 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 4.
The comedy The Prisoner of Second Avenue is one of Neil Simon’s most hilarious plays. Husband and wife Mel and Edna Edison are buckling under the stress of life in Manhattan. Lost jobs, noisy neighbors, and robbery take them to the breaking point. Mel does the only thing left for him to do: he has a nervous breakdown and it’s the best thing that ever happened to him.
The cast of local all-stars includes Marc Willis, Colleen Eliason, Suzanne Banister, Sara Bunkley, Barbara Webb and John Piquado.
For more information or to purchase tickets contact Lisa Lovett at 968-2250. The Little Church Theater is located on Route 113 in Holderness across from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2013 07:29
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