Wednesday, October 5
Opera Connection

Opera Connection: Season Preview

  • 7:00pm

Opera expert/writer-producer Dennis Neil Kleinman will lead a lively discussion on the 2022-2023 Met at The Music Hall season.

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Cinema

Nope

  • 7:00pm

From writer/director Jordan Peele. After random objects falling from the sky result in the death of their father, siblings OJ and Emerald Haywood attempt to capture video evidence of an UFO.

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Thursday, October 6
On Screen Rentals

20th Anniversary New Hampshire Film Festival

  • 12:00am

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

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Director's Club

[Postponed] Director's Club: Sunday Supper Society

  • 5:30pm

Join your Director’s Club friends on Thursday, October 6 for a peek into the Sunday Supper Society, a private, membership-based supper club located in Kittery, Maine. We’ll get a taste of membership and their passion for food and locally sourced ingredients as we enjoy complimentary appetizers in the 200-year-old barn.

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Friday, October 7
On Screen Rentals

20th Anniversary New Hampshire Film Festival

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

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Saturday, October 8
On Screen Rentals

20th Anniversary New Hampshire Film Festival

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

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Music at The Lounge

Jonatha Brooke

Merging evocative folk, melodic pop, and an edgier roots rock sensibility, singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke has been writing songs, musicals, and Disney scores since the early 90s.

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Sunday, October 9
On Screen Rentals

20th Anniversary New Hampshire Film Festival

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

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Monday, October 10
Special Events

Box Office Closed

  • 12:00am

Due to a holiday, the B2W Box Office will be closed today.

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Book Club

Book Club: Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

A benefit for all Music Hall members, Book Club meets on the second Monday of the month in the lounge at Portwalk Place from 6-7:30pm. Evenings include time for socializing followed by a moderated discussion. This month’s title is Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan.

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Tuesday, October 11
National Theatre London HD

Prima Facie

Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Prima Facie is now the most successful event cinema release of all time in the UK & Ireland.

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Wednesday, October 12
School Days Series

[Canceled] Peter Rabbit Tales

  • 9:30am
  • 11:30am

From the beloved tales of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit, Flopsy, and Benjamin set off on an adventure, recruiting friends along the way!

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Comedy in the Lounge

Midweek Comedic Relief: Featuring Jon Rineman

A night of standup comedy featuring former Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writer and New Hampshire’s very own, Jon Rineman.

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Cinema

Kendal Mountain Tour

The UK’s leading adventure film and speaker festival finally brings the best cinematic adventure stories to audiences in North America for the first time in its history.

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Friday, October 14
Music at The Lounge

Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee is an American cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, and political activism.

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Saturday, October 15
Music at the Historic Theater

Peter Wolf & The Midnight Travelers

The dynamic lead singer and songwriter of the J. Geils Band, Wolf is known for his ability to create an intimate and personal connection with his audience.

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Music at The Lounge

Kevin Danzig

Modern folk and acoustic rock songwriter, Kevin Danzig has decades of experience, having played alongside John Mayer, America, Martin Sexton, Ellis Paul, and more!

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Sunday, October 16
Music at The Lounge

John Smith

Known for his intimate songwriting, his honey-on-gravel voice and pioneering guitar playing, Smith’s latest album is honest and creative, featuring collaborators Sarah Jarosz, Courtney Hartman, and The Milk Carton Kids.

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Tuesday, October 18
Writers on a New England Stage

John Irving [Livestream]

John Irving, one of the world’s greatest novelists, returns with his first novel in seven years—a ghost story, a love story, and a lifetime of sexual politics.

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Wednesday, October 19
Music at the Historic Theater

Colbie Caillat

Two-time Grammy Award-winning Colbie Caillat has performed her platinum albums and chart-topping songs all around the world with the likes of John Mayer and Sheryl Crow.

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Thursday, October 20
Director's Club

Director's Club: Rio Tequila Cantina

Rio is the newest addition to Portsmouth’s vibrant restaurant scene, offering traditional flavors and styles of Mexico, and a vivacious tequila & cocktail menu. 

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Friday, October 21
Cinema

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song

A definitive exploration of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, “Hallelujah.”

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Music at The Lounge

Willy Porter & Tom Pirozzoli

Willy Porter’s guitar-driven events deliver songs part grit, soul, and muscle with virtuoso fret-work, and Tom Pirozzoli’s sophisticated guitar work forms the rich backdrop for his warm tenor voice.

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Saturday, October 22
Comedy in the Historic Theater

[Canceled] Eddie B

  • 8:00pm

The comedic voice of teachers across the globe has toured all over with his uncensored, raw, and hysterically realistic portrayal of a teacher’s hectic life.

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Music at The Lounge

Chris Trapper

Chris Trapper has become a modern-day acoustic troubadour and storyteller, using his honeyed tenor and humor to withstand the test of time. 

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Sunday, October 23
Music Rentals

Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert

Replete with emotion, color, energy, and intimacy, the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra opens its 25th season with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 with George Walker’s Lyric for Strings.

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Tuesday, October 25
Music at the Historic Theater

The Mavericks

True American originals, The Mavericks bring their unique mix of country, Tex-Mex, rockabilly, and Latino sounds to The Music Hall for two nights!

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Wednesday, October 26
Lit. at The Lounge

Alice Hoffman

The breathtaking conclusion to the Practical Magic series in time for Halloween—a spellbinding and bewitching novel that asks how far will you go to change your fate?

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Music at the Historic Theater

The Mavericks

True American originals, The Mavericks bring their unique mix of country, Tex-Mex, rockabilly, and Latino sounds to The Music Hall for two nights!

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Thursday, October 27
Music

[Canceled] Janis Ian: Celebrating Our Years Together

  • 7:30pm

The multi-Grammy Award-winning artist, songwriter, and musician celebrates a lifetime in music with her latest album and her last North American tour.

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Friday, October 28
Cinema

Creepshow (1982)

A cult classic anthology of five short films from writer Stephen King and director George Romero. “The most fun you’ll ever have being scared.”

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Music at The Lounge

Ellis Paul

A national treasure and New England’s own, Ellis Paul is a singular storyteller, a musician whose words reach out from inside for all to hear.

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Saturday, October 29
Met at The Music Hall

Medea (Cherubini)

Sondra Radvanovsky stars as the mythic sorceress who will stop at nothing in her quest for vengeance, kicking off the highly anticipated 2022–23 Live in HD season.

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Comedy in the Historic Theater

Vir Das

Catch the global phenomenon, who has five Netflix stand-up specials and most recently starred in the Judd Apatow film The Bubble, live in Portsmouth NH.

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Music at The Lounge

River Sister

Portsmouth’s own River Sister delivers “a fresh, cathartic addition to the indie-folk cannon.” (EDGE magazine)

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