“If you love the folks at the Weathervane Theatre and you want one more chance this summer to enjoy the quality they have consistently brought to the region for the past 50 years, here’s your chance to get a final curtain of Weathervane branded entertainment–right in Colebrook,” said Charlie Jordan of the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts.
The Weathervane has teamed up with the GNWCA to bring one of its final events of the summer 2016 season to the Colebrook Country Club on Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m.
Keeping with its tradition of bringing top performers to the North Country during the finale of Moose Festival Weekend, the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts announces that it will present the dynamic father and son duo of Ken and Brad Kolodner of Maryland and their touring companion, top old-timey fiddler Rachel Eddy to cap the three-day celebration.
Acoustic soul and Rhythm & Blues move to the forefront on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m., when the duo Day Road officially kicks off the new GNWCA at the Country Club Concert Series in Colebrook. “We’ve been getting a terrific reaction to our new series since we announced it last week,” said President Charlie Jordan of the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts.
The new series brings the GNWCA back to providing music at the Colebrook Country Club, a local venue where the regional performing arts organization has hosted numerous shows over the years. “It’s been over two years since we’ve presented a show at the Country Club and people have told us they missed us being there. Also, the Hinds family have always been gracious hosts.”
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts (GNWCA) and the Colebrook Country Club announce this week the launch of a new concert series which will team the GNWCA’s proven track record for bringing quality performing arts to the region and the Colebrook Country Club’s longstanding commitment to the community together in a beneficial series of exciting music programs.
Fans of mountain music are in for a real treat on Saturday, Aug. 13, as the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts brings back performer Alex Smith from upstate New York in a coffeehouse concert. The performance will be held in the gallery of The Tillotson Center on Carriage Lane in Colebrook at 7 p.m. Admission to the concert is $15.
Join your friends for a night of toe-tapping music and dance from the Great American Songbook as The Modernistics come to town. The group, based in Boston, features acclaimed tap dancers and vocalists Ted and Pamela Powers, with the versatile Peter H. Bloom on flute and Mark Leighton on guitar.
It’s one of the most compelling stories of the 20th Century, how the White Mountains were saved from the edge of extinction by a group of people, working ultimately with users of the land, to form the White Mountain National Forest.
And never has that story been told more beautifully than in David Huntley’s masterpiece documentary, “The People’s Forest.” This landmark film will have its Colebrook debut when presented by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 30. The GNWCA has chosen the Tillotson Center in Colebrook for the screening. It is sponsored by Richard and Deborah Sargent. Tickets are at a reduced rate of only $10 to assure that as many people as possible can enjoy this film.“This film, which runs under an hour, makes use of its time well,” said GNWCA President Charlie Jordan, “crowding in a tapestry of the great mountain’s history, mixing vintage photographs and early video to trace the various stages that led to the Weeks Act in 1912. Logging and early outdoor archival film will bring the past into vivid clarity.”
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts is roaring into the summer season with the latest in its high quality live music concerts that the North Country performing arts organization has become known for throughout the region.
Get ready this time around for the energetic musical world of Jeremy Kittel, who is coming to town on Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m. It is sponsored by Granite Bank. The GNWCA has selected the Tillotson Center as the location for this much-anticipated show.
The Isle of Man in the Irish Sea between Ireland and England is a small place with big music to offer the world. From this island measuring only 32 miles long and 14 miles wide, comes some of the most powerful sounds making waves on the international music scene today. And at the forefront is the young band Barrule, which is about to burst onto the American scene in its first U.S. tour.
“We are delighted to be one of the very first stops on Barrule’s U.S. tour,” said Great North Woods Committee for the Arts President Charlie Jordan. “When we had a chance to see them perform at a festival in Montreal last year we knew that we wanted to bring them to Colebrook. Fortunately their schedule this month allows for that to happen.”
Barrule will be appearing presented by the GNWCA and sponsored by VR Concrete on Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m. The GNWCA has chosen to bring the group to the Tillotson Center, where the GNWCA has brought over 300 performers over the past six years.