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May 22, 2015
Why We Love The Music Hall: Beverly Giblin and Joanne Lamprey

Bev and Jo

It’s May Membership Month at The Music Hall which means if you become a new member or upgrade your current membership you will be entered into our weekly raffle for the chance to win some awesome prizes in addition to receiving all the great perks that come with the membership itself!

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May 15, 2015
Why I love The Music Hall

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Cathy Nickerson, of Private Client Underwriters & Chubb Group Insurance Cos in Newmarket, NH is a member and sponsor of The Music Hall and has contributed so much to the organization. We were thrilled that Cathy agreed to answer a few questions with our Membership Manager, Lorianne Saniuk, about why she loves The Music Hall!

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May 14, 2015
African Burying Ground Celebration: Q&A With Chris Dwyer

African Burying Ground

The following Q&A with African Burying Ground committee member and Portsmouth City Councilor Chris Dwyer, is the final interview with three of the individuals who have volunteered their time and expertise to bring the Portsmouth African Burying Ground project to fruition with a Memorial Day weekend celebration taking place May 20 to May 23.

Regina Baraban (RB): When, and why, did you first get involved as a member of the African Burying Ground committee?

Chris Dwyer (CD): I had attended the public planning processes in 2007 that were initiated by the City to plan for the memorial. I became the City Council’s representative to the project the next year when former Councilor Hynes stepped down from office and I’ve served as the Council representative since then. Just as I was joining the committee, we began the process of selecting the artist Jerome Meadows to develop the public art for the site.

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May 8, 2015
Member Musings: A Conversation with Pat Nicolino

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May is membership month at the Music Hall! To mark the occasion, membership manager Lorianne Saniuk interviewed several supporters to talk about who they are, why they are loyal members, and fill us in on what Music Hall membership means to them. Today’s interview with Rye, NH resident Pat Nicolino, a Music Hall Patron level member since 2011, is the first in a series of interviews.

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May 6, 2015
African Burying Ground Celebration: Q&A With Morey Goodman

ABG
The following interview with African Burying Ground committee member Morey Goodman, is the second in a series of interviews with three of the individuals who have volunteered their time and expertise to bring the Portsmouth African Burying Ground project to fruition with a Memorial Day weekend celebration taking place May 20 to May 23.

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May 5, 2015
Film Discussion: Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

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Sometimes I like to think that there are movies that are so attractive that they sell themselves.

It’s not true, of course, especially with a movie whose title—Magician—doesn’t give the slightest clue about its content once the subtitle is edited out for length. The complete title is Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles. And that should do the trick, right?

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