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April 2018

Project Shakespeare Presents: Quilters, A Musical

Sunday, April 29 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United 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 2018

Drink & Do Good Night to Benefit Mariposa at Cooper’s Hill Public House

Thursday, May 3 | 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cooper’s Hill Public House, 6 School Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Come on in to Cooper's Hill Public House in Peterborough between 4-11pm on Thursday, May 3rd to show your support for the Mariposa - Cooper's Hill will donate 10% of sales that night to support the Mariposa! It's all part of the Cooper's Hill Drink & Do Good Night series supporting local nonprofits. Click here to RSVP and share this event with your friends on Facebook

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Irish Singer/Storyteller Helena Byrne: The Pursuit of Happiness Tour

Friday, May 11 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
Free - $15

Irish singer and storyteller Helena Byrne returns to the U.S. following the release of her third studio album ‘Tóraíocht Shonais’ (Pursuit of Happiness). Helena delves into the music, superstitions & folklore of Ireland alongside incredible stories of Irish emigration through the ages: the Great Famine, traveling on the Titanic, the Irish in the Wild West, JFK's visit to Ireland & much more. Join Helena on this journey through the Irish experience of emigration to the New World; the excitement, the…

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Modal Music from Crete with Ross Daly and Kelly Thoma

Friday, May 18 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
$15 - $20

Greece-based Ross Daly and Kelly Thoma will play a special concert at the Mariposa, performing as a quartet with musicians Tev Stevig and Michael K. Harrist of Çeşni Trio. Daly and Thoma are masters of the Mediterranean lyra, a bowed fiddle with more than a dozen sympathetic strings. Their modal music (music based on tones rather than scales) transcends borders, weaving together traditional sounds from a region stretching from West Africa to western China. Daly has spent his life exploring…

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