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Music, Art and Media

NPL's Guide to The Arts in New Hampshire


Andres Institute of Art  

A 140-acre sculpture park on Big Bear Mountain in Brookline. Andres Institute of Art is a collection of roughly 50 works by artists from around the world.

City Arts Nashua  

View a calendar of local events for the next few months. You can also search for an event by event, location and or organization.

The Currier Museum of Art  
New Hampshire’s pre-eminent art museum located in Manchester, NH. The Currier is currently closed to the public while undergoing a major expansion.

Hollis Arts Society of NH Blog  

Creations of artists from the Hollis area.

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen   
The League of NH Craftsmen nurtures New Hampshire's rich craft heritage by supporting the state's finest craftspeople while simultaneously educating an audience for their work.

Nashua Area Artists Association  
Supports and promotes Nashua area amateur artists and their work. NAAA sponsors the annual Greeley Park Art Show and operates Gallery One in the Millyard.

New Hampshire Arts 
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.

New Hampshire Institute of Art  
An art college located in Manchester, NH. See the NHIA Calendar for a schedule of exhibits.

Rivier College Art Gallery  
Exhibits art by students and professionals. The gallery is open to the public at no charge.

Sharon Arts Center 
Fine Art Galleries, Fine Craft Store and School of Arts and Crafts.

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Northern Ballet Theatre 
It is the celebration of life through excellence in dance that Northern Ballet Theatre offers to a variety of audiences through main-stage touring, lecture demonstrations, residencies, in-school performances, community outreach and free public performances.

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All Music Guide   

The All Music Guide is a comprehensive database of music recordings. Users can search the AMG by artist, album, or song, where they will find biographies, album reviews and ratings, awards information, and sound clips. Albums may also be browsed by genre, style, mood or theme. Highly recommended recordings are designated as "AMG Picks." A separate file covers classical works.

Community Music School  
Nashua’s Community Music School offers a wide variety of music instruction and performance opportunities.

Granite Statesmen 
Men's Barbershop Chorus.

Internet Music Score Library Project 

IMSLP contains free PDFs of dozens of classical scores which are in the public domain, as well as scores from composers who are willing to share their music with the world without charge.

Nashua Chamber Orchestra  
The NCO seeks to provide a supportive environment for talented amateurs to perform classical music of high caliber before an appreciative audience.

Nashua Community Concert Association 
The Nashua Community Concert Association presents concerts in Nashua as well as concerts presented by reciprocal organizations.

Nashua Symphony Association 
The Nashua Symphony Association boasts the state's oldest professional symphony orchestra - the only one with an affiliated Choral Society.


Simple Gifts Coffee House
Located in Nashua’s Unitarian-Universalist Church, the Simple Gifts Coffee House brings renowned folk musicians to Nashua.
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A community musical theater group.

Nashua Theatre Guild 
Non-musical theater company.

Peacock Players 
Children's theater group.

Rivier College Theater Group 
Local drama & comedy productions from the
students at Rivier College, Nashua, NH.

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NPL's Guide to Film Resources on the Web

Streaming Films

Stream independent films to your computer or handheld device. Search IndieFlix by genre, viewing age level, film festival, and country of production. The dashboard feature allows you to create a viewing profile, list recently watched films, and select future viewing choices for your queue.

Family Friendly Film Guide

Common Sense Media  
A non-partisan, not-for-profit review source for parents.

Allows parents to select films and DVDs based on selected criteria.

Parent Previews  
Formerly Grading the Movies for Families, Parent Previews reviews the appropriateness of films and DVDs for children.

An excellent but subscribers-only review source for parents. Many ScreenIt reviews are available on the Internet Movie Database’s External Reviews links.
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Film Festivals   

New Hampshire Film & Television Office  
Provides a comprehensive list of film festivals in New Hampshire and throughout New England.

Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival 

Commonly referred to as "Ebertfest," this film festival is held each April.

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Film Reviews

A compilation of major review sources, culminating in a Metascore, or critical consensus, for films and DVDs.

The Movie Review Query 

A large index of film reviews including reviews from both offline and online sources

RealOne Movies 
Movies, TV, DVDs, and entertainment news with commentary and eviews.

Rotten Tomatoes 
Large database of film reviews from top critics and users. Also includes upcoming movies information, trailers, photos, film news, and video and DVD offerings.

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Film Finders - Some of the Best

All Movie Guide  

Allows users to search for films using flexible criteria. Film listings include general information, cast and crew, synopses and reviews.


Contains a "cinematheque", a "videotheque"  and special "kids" pages. Specializes in world cinema on video.

Internet Movie Database  

The Internet Movie Database, billed as the "Earth's Biggest Movie Database", is the most comprehensive source for information about movies on the web, covering summaries, credits, ratings, reviews, and more. The IMDB has robust search features, allowing users to locate films by keyword, by co-stars such as Bogart and Bacall or Astaire and Rogers, by user rating, and much more. Check our External Links for parental guidance and more.

The National Film Registry 

The National Film Registry is the registry of films selected by the United States National Film Preservation Board for preservation in the Library of Congress.

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Hard-to-Acquire Historical and Foreign Films

Facets Video 

Contains a "cinematheque", a "videotheque"  and special "kids" pages. Specializes in world cinema on video.      

Kino International  

Read reviews of world cinema and check out their video store, including European, Asian, Silent, American classics and Independent titles.                                           

Independent Films


An online resource and community for independent filmmakers. Features articles, reviews, interviews, links, discussion boards, and a daily newsletter.

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Other Sites for the Film Buff

The Academy Awards  
The official site for the Oscars.

Dark Horizons 
The latest news, images, clips and reviews of all the current and upcoming blockbuster films all in one place.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association    
Also the official home of the Golden Globes. Check out the list of nominees and winners, as well as photos and news.

Masters of Cinema  
Reviews, commentary, and links for serious film-lovers.
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