When you sit down to eat, you probably don’t think much about hand-eye coordination. Try eating without being able to see, though, and that changes. I recently ate a meal blindfolded at an event held by the NH Association for the Blind at Giuseppe’s restaurant in Meredith.
There’s a non-profit organization in Portsmouth with the aim of bringing veterans from all branches of the U.S. Military into the performing arts, both on and off the stage. Jonathan Rockwood Hoar is the Artistic Director of Veterans In Performing Arts. He spoke with Morning Edition about how it started and what it has meant for those who participate.
Since 2009, Walter Skold has been traveling the country visiting the graves of deceased poets. Skold, from Freeport Maine, is the founder of the Dead Poets Society of America. He recently came to New Hampshire to find two graves and to participate in the Dead Poets Remembrance Day at Gibson's Bookstore in Concord.
In the bright leaves of the Hopkinton Cemetery, Walter Skold sets a movie camera on a tripod and begins to film the gravestone of the poet Joel Oppenheimer.
"I found this one in 3 minutes and 58 seconds today!"
Wolfeboro ballet instructor Edra Toth knows what it feels like to be misunderstood.
On Saturday night, her nonprofit Northeast Ballet Theater will present Dracula, a ballet written by Toth. In it, Toth’s dance ensemble will illustrate the truth about Dracula – or, more accurately, the original historical figure he’s based on, a militant ruler named Vlad Tepes.