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Strategic Marketing Planning Seminars hosted by Enterprise Center

PLYMOUTH — Move your business forward and join the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) at a location near you for a seminar about Strategic Marketing.

Terri Dautcher, Marketing Maven and Adjunct Faculty member at Plymouth State University (PSU), will offer strategies about marketing at the Pease Public Library in Plymouth on September 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the White Mountains Community College in Littleton on September 23 from 1-3 p.m. and at Lakes Region Community Services in Laconia on September 30 from 4-6 p.m.

Learn how to identify your market, craft your message and connect with customers. "Whether you're running a one-person company or a multi-million dollar operation, strategic planning is an essential part of success," said Terri. "There are some wonderful, simple tools and guidelines that can be used to facilitate and improve strategic marketing planning in any business."

Seating for this event is limited, so reserve a spot by contacting the Center office at 535-3222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . There is a charge of $20 per person to attend the seminar.

Terri Dautcher has been a member of PSU's College of Business and Administration faculty since 2007 teaching marketing and professional development to both graduate and undergraduate classes. Her decades of corporate experience span various industries from trucking to non-profit to psychic reading source. Terri hails from Philadelphia, PA where she received her MBA from Temple University; prior to that she received her BA from Dickinson College.


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Jazz Bar Hosts Ian Ethan and the Open Land Trio Thursday; Audrey Drake Opens

LACONIA — The Jazz Bar will present Ian Ethan and the Open Land Trio Thursday, September 19 at 7 p.m.

Acoustic double-neck guitarist Ian Ethan Case began a journey into truly uncharted territory when he picked up a seldom-seen 18-string instrument in 2005, two years after leaving the Berklee College of Music.

While most who venture to play the instrument are either baffled by or unaware of the possibilities that it offers (its history seems to peg it as more of a stage prop than a valid musical tool), for him it is simply "the most effective and intuitive means I've found to translate into sound the things I'm hearing in my head."

Case's music is featured on radio and TV stations throughout the country. Emmy-Winning producer/composer Peter Wilder says: "Ian Ethan represents something so new in musical approach, that the result is near impossible to pigeon hole into a 'sounds like' statement. It has been my personal privilege to observe his unwavering and deep exploration of this new technique and on a relatively rare instrument. The original music of Ian Ethan is not to be missed."

Ian will perform with saxophonist Don Davis and drummer Karl Grohmann. NH-based singer/songwriter Audrey Drake will open the show.

There is a $10 cover charge. Full bar, dinner, coffee, and desserts are available.
The Jazz Bar is located at the Tower Hill Entertainment Complex at 290 Lakeside Ave at Weirs Beach. Table reservations can be made by calling (603) 366-9100.



Ian Ethan (Courtesy photo)

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St. Mark's hosting Elisabeth Von Trapp concert Saturday

ASHLAND — Elisabeth Von Trapp, granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired "The Sound of Music", will present a concert on Saturday, September 21 at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church.

Elisabeth she has been singing professionally since childhood and has enthralled audiences from European cathedrals to Washington's Kennedy Center. There is no charge for this concert, but a free-will offering will be taken. There will be an opportunity after the concert to meet Elisabeth, purchase CD's and enjoy some refreshments.

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Jazz Great Delfeayo Marsalis at Pitman's Friday night

LACONIA — Jazz great Delfeayo Marsalis will perform at Pitman's Freight Room with local jazz musicians, including Paul Beaugelais on guitar, Mike Alberici on sax and CJ Thomas on bass Friday, September 20 at 8 p.m.

Delfeayo Marsalis is one of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Known for his technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor, he is one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation.

In January 2011, Delfeayo and the Marsalis family (father Ellis and brothers Branford, Wynton and Jason) earned the nation's highest jazz honor – a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award.

In addition to his life as a jazz musician and author, Delfeayo has been involved in work as an educator. In 2004, he earned an MA in jazz performance at the University of Louisville and was conferred a doctorate by New England College in 2009. Marsalis served as director of the Foundation for Artistic and Musical Excellence summer program in Lawrenceville, New Jersey (1998-2002), founded the Uptown Music Theatre in 2000, and implemented its Kidstown After School in three New Orleans grammar schools in 2009. He has composed over 80 songs that help introduce young people to jazz.

The Kid Jazz Band will open the show with popular swing music.

For reservations call 603-527-0043 or 603-494-3334 or email info@pitman'sfreightroom.com.


Delfeayo Marsalis  (Courtesy photo)


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