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Audrey Severn of Londonderry (shown here) is one of three talented youths who will portray the pivotal role of Clara in New England Dance Ensemble's production this year of “The Nutcracker.” Sharing the spotlight will be Victoria Indelicato of Windham and Sophia Coakley of Dracut, Mass.

Ballet superstar Misty Copeland joins local dancers in Nutcracker

Londonderry Middle School eighth grader Audrey Severn has worked up the 'Nutcracker' ranks, from her debut as a baby mouse to sharing the stage this year with ballet star Misty Copeland in the New England Dance Ensemble (NEDE) holiday classic.

NH Philharmonic pops into action

The New Hampshire Philharmonic, led by Mark Latham and joined by the Pinkerton Academy student choir, serves up some Holiday Pops at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy.

Dirty Deeds, an AC/DC tribute band whose name is a nod to one of the rock group's biggest hits, takes over the Rochester Opera House in City Hall, 31 Wakefield St., at 8 p.m. Saturday.

AC/DC Tribute Band to rock Rochester Opera House

Frisella Fine Art Studio hosts its eighth anniversary open house, featuring work by Robin Frisella, Doreen Boissonneault, Randy Knowles, Debby Frisella, Josee Severino and Steffen Poltak, from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The “Home for the Holidays” exhibition will run through Saturday, Dec. 27. Shown above is Frisella's “Holiday Warmth” and, at right, “Brain Pouter” by Poltak. For more information, visit www.FrisellaFineArt.com.

Frisella Fine Art Studio in Candia to hold open house

Dueling Pianos, a request-oriented, interactive sing-along with two performers as ringmasters, takes over the Capitol Center for the Arts, Saturday.

It's musical war when the Dueling Pianos come to Concord

Cher performs during her 'Dressed To Kill' tour opener at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Ariz., last spring.

Cher cancels rescheduled dates on 'Dressed to Kill' tour

UNH ensembles to perform in Dec. 2 show

Travel & Leisure

Thanksgiving travel to hit highest level since ‘07

The number of people taking trips of more than 49 miles will total 46.3 million, the most for the Nov. 27 holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase from a year ago,

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Outdoors

Whiskey jacks and camp at Unknown Pond

In the backyard, right in view from the kitchen window, I maintain three bird feeders in the vainglorious hope that I can make a difference with small creatures, of the flying kind. These manage to fly in the worst of weather, in winds that would ground the 1st Airborne.

Dick Pinney's Guide Lines: The wild life and times of a state conservation officer

Memories: A late-night call led to illegally trapped lobsters and one ultimately remorseful prankster

Jack Savage's Forest Journal: Howling in suburbia: Coyotes and the 'Beau Geste'

In the pasture beyond our barn the coyote stands on the ridge in the moonlight, looking down into the corral. The horses, who will prance and snort in agitation at the sight of a single wild turkey, pay little attention.


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Dining & Food

Flying in for some homestyle cooking

Great value, good food and convenient hours at the Airport Diner

Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard: Turkey Day wines and a resource for brewers

Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow. If you have some wine shopping left to do, let's take a look at what goes with Thanksgiving dinner.

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Aubrey Armstrong-Trembley, 6, and dressed as a Pilgrim, is served corn by a volunteering parent during the annual first grade Thanksgiving feast Tuesday.

First graders enjoy early Thanksgiving feast

First graders took part in the annual Thanksgiving feast at Woodman Park School Tuesday.

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