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November 2019

SPECIAL FILM EVENT: Stop Making Sense

Saturday, November 30 @ 7:30 PM

Join us for a special one-night-only screening of a film that Rolling Stone has called the "greatest concert movie ever." Starring: The Talking Heads; Directed by: Jonathan Demme; not rated; 88 minutes; 1984 Director Jonathan Demme captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983. The band's frontman, David Byrne, first appears on an empty stage, armed with only an acoustic guitar and does a solo "Psycho Killer." He is gradually…

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December 2019

The Greater Keene Pops Choir Holiday Concert: A December to Remember

Sunday, December 1 @ 3:00 PM

Join the Keene Pops Choir for their winter concert "A December to Remember." Directed By: Diane Cushing Assistant Director: Tracey Borden Accompanists: Walt Sayre, Steve Cady & Mike Rousseau TICKETS$12 Advance/$15 Day of Show

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Hot Tuna Acoustic 50th Anniversary plus special guests Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Friday, December 6 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

No one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the founders and continuing core members of Hot Tuna. Now these living legends, joined by Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, will bring their bluesy fusion of rock and free rhythmic techniques to our stage. 16208|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Acoustic-Hot-Tuna-San-Francisco-Bay-Blues-Live-at-Fur-Peace-Ranch-1.mp4Tickets$59 Gold Circle/$49/$39

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Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas

Friday, December 13 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Recreating the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas in a remote farmhouse in the west of Ireland. There, the rafters ring with fiery traditional music, Irish Christmas songs, riveting traditional dance and, of course, stories of life in the remote parish. 16210|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/CelticChristmas.mp4Tickets$39/$25 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Northeast Delta Dental 16926|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/delta-dentalWEB.jpg|full

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Christmas at The Colonial

Sunday, December 22 @ 4:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by Elm City Church. Free to all! On Sunday, December 22, Elm City Church will host a special Christmas Service at the historic Colonial Theatre in downtown Keene at 4:30pm. This free event will include festive singing, an Elm City Kids performance, a hope-filled message, and more!

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January 2020

Recycled Percussion – THREE Shows 1/10 – 1/11!

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
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Legendary New Hampshire drumming group RECYCLED PERCUSSION is back from the Las Vegas Strip with a bigger and better show than ever. With re-imagined music, skits, a brighter and bolder production than ever, special guest entertainers, and more, this year’s show promises to please unlike any other. After more than 6,000 shows all over the world, becoming a household name on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, landing their own headline show on the Las Vegas Strip for more than 8 years,…

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Recycled Percussion – THREE Shows 1/10 – 1/11!

Saturday, January 11, 2020 @ 4:00 PM
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One event on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Legendary New Hampshire drumming group RECYCLED PERCUSSION is back from the Las Vegas Strip with a bigger and better show than ever. With re-imagined music, skits, a brighter and bolder production than ever, special guest entertainers, and more, this year’s show promises to please unlike any other. After more than 6,000 shows all over the world, becoming a household name on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, landing their own headline show on the Las Vegas Strip for more than 8 years,…

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Recycled Percussion – THREE Shows 1/10 – 1/11!

Saturday, January 11, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
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One event on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Legendary New Hampshire drumming group RECYCLED PERCUSSION is back from the Las Vegas Strip with a bigger and better show than ever. With re-imagined music, skits, a brighter and bolder production than ever, special guest entertainers, and more, this year’s show promises to please unlike any other. After more than 6,000 shows all over the world, becoming a household name on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, landing their own headline show on the Las Vegas Strip for more than 8 years,…

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We Shall Overcome– A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

“We Shall Overcome” showcases repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. Martin Luther King’s recorded speeches. Producer and Musical Director Damien Sneed’s production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional gospel, modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals. 16213|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/WeSHallOvercome.mp4Tickets$49/$45/$35 Funded in part by the Expedition program of the New England Foundation for the Arts,made possible with funding from the…

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February 2020

Dervish & Le Vent du Nord

Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Featuring the charismatic vocals of Cathy Jordan and the virtuosity of its award-winning instrumentalists, Dervish is the preeminent traditional music band from Ireland’s Wild West. For this performance they’re joined by their Celtic cousins further west, Juno award-winning Le Vent du Nord. Drawing on a deep Quebecois folk tradition, the quartet will kick off the evening. 16221|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/The-Swallows-Tail-Dervish.mp416223|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Le-Vent-du-Nord-Le-Coeur-de-ma-Mère-CD-Tromper-le-temps-2012.mp4Tickets$46/$29

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