Events

Thursday, September 20
Wildcard Movies

An American In Paris - The Musical

The classic Broadway musical recorded live from London’s West End.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

This cinema verité documentary tells the story of unsung Hollywood legend, Scotty Bowers, who catered to the sexual appetites of celebrities—straight, gay, and omnivorous—for decades.

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Friday, September 21
Innovation Rentals

CreativeMornings PKX with Samantha Finigan

  • 8:30am

CreativeMornings Portsmouth is a local chapter of the global breakfast lecture series for the creative community.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Pick of the Litter

This documentary follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their remarkable quest to become guide dogs for the blind.

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Hilarity

Lewis Black: The Joke's On US Tour

The “king of the rant” brings his trademark style of comedic yelling to Portsmouth.

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Saturday, September 22
Extraordinary Cinema

Pope Francis - A Man of His Word

Pope Francis’ ideas and message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today’s global questions.

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Hilarity

Anthony Jeselnik: Funny Games

A Comedy Central favorite, Jeselnik’s resume includes touring with Chris Rock, roasting Donald Trump and Charlie Sheen, creating and starring in The Jeselnik Offensive, and his Netflix special Thoughts and Prayers.

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Sunday, September 23
Wildcard Movies

An American In Paris - The Musical

The classic Broadway musical recorded live from London’s West End.

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Tuesday, September 25
Extraordinary Cinema

Pick of the Litter

This documentary follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their remarkable quest to become guide dogs for the blind.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Pope Francis - A Man of His Word

Pope Francis’ ideas and message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today’s global questions.

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Wednesday, September 26
Wildcard Movies

Bad Reputation: A Joan Jett Documentary

Bad Reputation chronicles the life of Joan Jett, from her early teenage years in The Runaways to her enduring presence over four decades later as a rock ‘n’ roll icon.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Pick of the Litter

This documentary follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their remarkable quest to become guide dogs for the blind.

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Thursday, September 27
Innovation + Leadership

Angela Duckworth

The instant, multi-month NY Times bestseller – just out in paperback.

Please note: The 7pm Writers in The Loft event is SOLD OUT, but we invite you to join us postevent for a meet-and-greet book signing with the author at 8pm in the Loft.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Pope Francis - A Man of His Word

Pope Francis’ ideas and message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today’s global questions.

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Friday, September 28
Writers on a New England Stage

Doris Kearns Goodwin

In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.

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Live at The Loft

Lucy Kaplansky

Her rare vocal talent refreshes and blends country, folk, and pop styles.

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Saturday, September 29
Wildcard Movies

Exhibition On Screen: Matisse

See the most successful exhibition in Tate Modern’s history on the big screen, featuring exclusive footage from the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Mountain

Why do mountains now hold us spellbound, drawing us into their dominion? Join us as we tackle the mountain slopes alongside mountaineers, ice climbers, and more.  

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Live at The Loft

Western Den

The hauntingly beautiful duo The Western Den creates a common creative haven and extends their trust to their audience for an environment that feels entirely authentic.

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Sunday, September 30
Extraordinary Cinema

Pick of the Litter

This documentary follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their remarkable quest to become guide dogs for the blind.

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Tuesday, October 2
Extraordinary Cinema

Pick of the Litter

This documentary follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their remarkable quest to become guide dogs for the blind.

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Intimately Yours

Dwight Yoakam

Grammy Award-winner Dwight Yoakam’s repertoire includes recording over 20 albums, receiving the Americana Music Association’s prestigious Artist of the Year award, and appearing in over 40 feature films.  

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Wednesday, October 3
Writers in The Loft

Jill Lepore

The award-winning historian returns with her latest—a one-volume history of America.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Mountain

Why do mountains now hold us spellbound, drawing us into their dominion? Join us as we tackle the mountain slopes alongside mountaineers, ice climbers, and more.  

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Thursday, October 4
Opera Connection

Opera Connection Season Kickoff 2018- 2019

To kick-off Opera Connection’s eighth season, The Music Hall invites the community to a free Met season preview. Admission is free, however, tickets are required.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Mountain

Why do mountains now hold us spellbound, drawing us into their dominion? Join us as we tackle the mountain slopes alongside mountaineers, ice climbers, and more.  

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Friday, October 5
Innovation Rentals

Summoning Spirits with Peter Boie

Summoning Spirits is a magic show meets seance that will make you scream! Written and performed by internationally renowned magician Peter Boie.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie, you’re invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.

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Saturday, October 6
Met at The Music Hall

Aida (Verdi)

Anna Netrebko’s title role debut in this Verdi classic.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie, you’re invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.

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Live at The Loft

Ruby Rose Fox

Ruby Rose Fox’s experimental pop and wall-shattering vocals reflect and challenge our turbulent modern times, while releasing sonically compelling music in her second album, Salt.

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Sunday, October 7
Extraordinary Cinema

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie, you’re invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.

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Tuesday, October 9
Innovation + Leadership

Water Colors

Come to hear in this important presentation from Dr. Brock on the struggles phytoplankton are facing, and we desperately need them. A Q&A with Dr. Brock to follow.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie, you’re invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.

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Wednesday, October 10
Extraordinary Cinema

Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school. 

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Intimately Yours

Thievery Corporation

Musically diverse and keen Thievery Corporation explore rock, hip-hop, and classic Jamaican sound in their latest album, The Temple of I & I.

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Thursday, October 11
On Screen Rentals

New Hampshire Film Festival

New England’s premiere film event showcasing the best in recent independent cinema. Known as the greatest weekend in Portsmouth, this event is not to be missed!

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Friday, October 12
On Screen Rentals

New Hampshire Film Festival

New England’s premiere film event showcasing the best in recent independent cinema. Known as the greatest weekend in Portsmouth, this event is not to be missed!

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Saturday, October 13
On Screen Rentals

New Hampshire Film Festival

New England’s premiere film event showcasing the best in recent independent cinema. Known as the greatest weekend in Portsmouth, this event is not to be missed!

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Sunday, October 14
On Screen Rentals

New Hampshire Film Festival

New England’s premiere film event showcasing the best in recent independent cinema. Known as the greatest weekend in Portsmouth, this event is not to be missed!

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Monday, October 15
Book Club

Book Club: Salt Houses

A benefit for Music Hall members at our Contributor-level and above. Evenings include time for socializing followed by a moderated discussion. This month’s title is Salt Houses by Hala Alyan.

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Tuesday, October 16
Writers in The Loft

Ben Macintyre

The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes visits with his greatest spy story yet—a true story!

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Extraordinary Cinema

Puzzle

Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, receives a jigsaw puzzle and finds she is very, very good at it.

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Show & Tell

Show & Tell: Puzzle

  • 9:00pm
    Post-Show Event

Professional film enthusiast Paul Goodwin puts the “talk” in talkies. Free to the public after the end credits roll.

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Wednesday, October 17
School Days Series

The Rainbow Fish

  • 9:30am
  • 11:30am

The Rainbow Fish captivates even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold.

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Director's Club

Director's Club

Private events for members at the Patron level & up

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Extraordinary Cinema

Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school. 

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Extraordinary Cinema

Puzzle

Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, receives a jigsaw puzzle and finds she is very, very good at it.

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Thursday, October 18
Innovation + Leadership

Living in the Future’s Past

Living in the Future’s Past is a prescient, lush, cinematic tour-de-force about human nature and ecology that provides original insight when we need it most.

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Extraordinary Cinema

Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school. 

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Friday, October 19
Extraordinary Cinema

Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school. 

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Extraordinary Cinema

Puzzle

Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, receives a jigsaw puzzle and finds she is very, very good at it.

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