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January 2020

MacDowell Fellow Tonita Cervantes Presents Her Photography

Thursday, January 23 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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Current MacDowell Colony Fellow Tonita Cervantes will present a slide show of her photography focusing on the activism at Standing Rock Reservation in 2016 and since to protect water and sacred lands from the DAPL and other pipelines. Other work illuminates the disenfranchised in San Francisco and along the U.S. border. Admission is free. "A journey of self-discovery can become your greatest moment of wisdom -- a time when you find out who you really are and what you are…

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February 2020

The Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus in Concert!

Saturday, February 1 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$10 – $15

Welcoming immigrant children from around the globe, the Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus helps restart young lives. War-torn villages, bloodshed, refugee camps, famine, and political turmoil were devastating realities for many of these young singers before being embraced by the warmth, companionship and harmony that Pihcintu provides. This unique chorus of young women from Cambodia, China, Congo, El Salvador, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Viet Nam, British West Indies, and Zambia, along with children whose families have been…

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Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday

Friday, February 7 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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First Friday at the Mariposa with the Peterborough Players. Always a delight and admission is free. Doors open at 5:30pm, program begins at 6pm.

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EXHIBIT: Biodiverse Pluriverse!

Saturday, February 15 | 11:00 am - Monday, August 31 | 5:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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We live in a world with as many perspectives as there are human cultures... and species. As globalization erodes much of this diversity, and with it the knowledge and gifts inherent in our biodiverse pluriverse, our planetary future may hinge on our willingness to let go of our own cultural assumptions and learn from the perspectives of others. This exhibit for all ages celebrates the diverse plants and animals on our earth (and beyond), as well as different cultural ideas…

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March 2020

Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto in Concert

Sunday, March 8 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$5 – $10

Eclectic, immersive, and mesmerizing, acclaimed guitarist, composer, and singer-songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto, from Kyoto, Japan, takes us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy and organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility. Tickets are $10 for nonmembers, $5 for members. Tickets can be purchased below or by calling the Mariposa front desk at 924-4555. “…chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!” -Jazz Review.com

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April 2020

EXHIBIT: Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of Northeastern Brazil

Monday, April 6 | 11:00 am - Friday, May 29 | 5:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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During the Atlantic slave trade, more Africans were brought in bondage to Brazil than to any other country iin the Americas -- 10 times the number brought to North America. This exhibit from the National Endowment for the Humanities explores how African cultures blended with indigenous and colonial Portuguese traditions to form the unique, vibrant, and complex cultural mosaic of present-day Brazil. Photographs and works of popular art, including sculptures, paintings, prints, religious objects, toys, and booklets of poetry introduce…

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May 2020

Irish Storyteller Helena Byrne Returns to Mariposa

Tuesday, May 19 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$5 – $15

The acclaimed storyteller's 2020 tour is entitled Saol Eile, which means afterlife in Irish. Delving deeply into Ireland's unique relationship with the supernatural, Helena shares tales of haunted castles and poltergeists, guardian and angels and fairies. Parents, please note that as some tales are on the spooky side, guidance is advised. Admission: $15 for nonmember adults and $5 for children; $10 for Mariposa members with children of members free. “If you don’t get goosebumps when you hear her beautiful voice…

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