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April 2018

Project Shakespeare Presents: Quilters, A Musical

Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
$5 – $10

Surrounded by our stunning exhibit of quilts by African American artists, Project Shakespeare performers (ages 5-18) perform the acclaimed musical about seven women facing frontier life. The musical is presented as a series of short tales and tableaux, each representing a "block" or aspect of frontier life or womanhood. Book by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek, music and lyrics by Barbara Damashek. Directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber. Musical Director is Gene Faxon. Admission: $10 adults / $5 students and seniors…

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May 2019

“What Pete Taught Woody” with Nora Guthrie & Pete Seeger Sing-In!

Saturday, May 25, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$25

2019 marks the centennial of Pete Seeger's birth! The Mariposa community will celebrate Seeger's centennial with a participatory event with special guest Nora Guthrie (daughter of Woody Guthrie). The afternoon will lead off with a Seeger/Guthrie sing-in led by four terrific local songleaders: Amy Conley, Steve Schuch, Mike Bradley and David Lord. Come join the chorus for a few of our favorite Pete and Woody songs, leading into Nora Guthrie’s special multimedia presentation "What Pete Taught Woody" - with interviews, photos,…

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June 2019

Peterborough Players Comes to Mariposa for First Friday

Friday, June 7, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
Free

In the first edition of a new downtown series on First Fridays, the Mariposa is thrilled to host the Peterborough Players for a free program on Friday, June 7 at 6pm. Players Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen will introduce the 2019 Summer Season and popular company members Bridget Beirne and Tom Frey will perform a brief excerpt from a favorite play (and also talk about how the Players helped draw them from their long-time residence in New York to a home…

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Hiroya Tsukamoto in Concert

Friday, June 14, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$10 – $12

Hiroya Tsukamoto is an innovative guitarist and composer fuses folk, jazz, and world music. Born and raised in Japan, in 2000 he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the U.S. "In terms of musicianship, Tsukamoto’s guitar work was just ridiculous," wrote Trevor Lewis of the Rochester City News. "Right from the beginning of his first song, it was obvious that the folks in Bernunzio’s were in for a treat. His brand of finger style guitar…

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October 2019

Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday

Friday, October 4, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Peterborough Players' popular Players Downtown for First Friday series continues! Program details to be announced - check back soon! These programs are free. Doors open at 5:30pm, programs start at 6pm.

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November 2019

Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday

Friday, November 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Peterborough Players' popular Players Downtown for First Friday series continues! Program details to be announced - check back soon! These programs are free. Doors open at 5:30pm, programs start at 6pm.

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December 2019

Monadnock Writers’ Group Reading of The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

The Monadnock Writers' Group and the Mariposa Museum invite the public to attend an evening of short readings from The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology on Wednesday, December 4th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The Mud Chronicles includes works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and images of New England from writers who have a strong connection to the region. These works reveal the transitional essence of our “fifth season” in both physical and emotional landscapes. Come and hear local writers reveal…

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Melodies on the Eastern Wind: An Evening of Traditional Ottoman and Turkish Music

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$10 – $20

Boston based musicians Ceren Türkmenoğlu, Michael K. Harrist and George Lernis will present a concert of Ottoman and Turkish music at the Mariposa in Peterborough at 7pm on Saturday, December 7. Highlighting the cosmopolitan nature of Istanbul and other urban centers of the Ottoman world, the ensemble will present a wide range of repertoire spanning five centuries that features pieces by composers of Turkish, Polish, Greek and Moldavian origin. The performance will feature instruments such as rebab, yaylı tanbur, bendir,…

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January 2020

Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday

Friday, January 3 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Peterborough Players' popular Players Downtown for First Friday series continues at the Mariposa! Join us for a behind the curtain look at the preparations for the Players' January production of "Always... Patsy Cline" by Ted Swindley. The Players production, featuring Bridget Beirne and Lisa Bostnar and directed by Tom Frey, will run from January 16 to 26. The Players Downtown for First Friday programs are free and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30pm, program starts at 6pm.

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