Arts & Entertainment around Mount Washington Valley, NH

Jackson Art Studio

JACKSON NH – Outdoors @Jackson Art Studio – With Award winning painter, George Van Hook
Ridge Rd, Jackson NH

In this weekend  portrait painting workshop, students will first start by drawing the head to understand the structure and form. The model will be set up outdoors and we will be combining the natural environment with the portrait and natural light. (outdoor tents will be set up if needed) We will investigate the specifics of individual features. After lunch, participants will paint the head in their chosen medium using a limited palette of primary colors.  The focus of this will be creating a recognizable form.

George will teach in a loose impressionist style through demonstration and individual coaching. On the second day, students will again begin with drawing and creating a limited palette study. After lunch, we will spend the afternoon doing a full color portrait bringing all that we learned into play. This workshop is for those with some familiarity with painting but all levels are welcome and all mediums appropriate including oils, watercolors, pastels and acrylics. Students are required to bring their own supplies. Class size will be kept small for individual attention.

Sat & Sun, April 25 & 26, 9am-4pm,  $295

Cancellation Policy: We ask that you to give us four weeks notice if you need to cancel for a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations should be made by phone by calling (603) 387-3463. This provides us the opportunity to fill the space. We are sorry, but we cannot give refunds or issue credits for missed classes or no shows.  

603 387 3463

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al shafner

Al (also known as “the Rev”) is a singer/guitarist who’s been pleasing audiences throughout New England for more years than he cares to admit to. He has served as front man for several successful bands and currently performs mostly as a solo artist and also with his backup band, The fabulous Revtones.
The majority of his performances are centered in the Mount Washington Valley of NH, where he makes his home.
The music is classic “songs you know by heart”, sure to stir up happy memories.

The musicians will play on the porch of the Igloo a safe distance from guests and vice versa from 5 – 8:30pm

Where: The Wildcat Tavern in Jackson, NH

When: Every Friday

Contact: (800)-228-4245

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shemekia copeland

BROWNFIELD, ME – Shemekia is like family to us here at SMAC. But don’t let that familiar characterization undermine her stardom. Rolling Stone says, “Copeland is a powerhouse, a superstar…she can do no wrong”. That is so true!!! Shemekia Copeland never holds back. Her instantly recognizable voice-capable of being sultry, assertive and roaring-delivers every song with unparalleled honesty and passion. Her wide-open vision of contemporary Americana roots and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with an up-to-the-minute Copeland is a powerhouse, musical and lyrical approach.

With her new Alligator Records album, America’s Child, Copeland confidently announces an electrifying new chapter in her constantly evolving story. Produced by Americana Instrumentalist Of The Year winner Will Kimbrough (who also plays guitar on the album) and recorded in Nashville, America’s Child is a courageous and fiery statement of purpose, a major step forward for the singer whose musical consciousness continues to expand as her star continues to rise.

With countless blues awards, Grammys, and the prestigious honors it is clear she is the reigning queen of the blues. We are so happy when she is here. Join the church of Shemekia!!

Stone Mountain Arts Center

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JACKSON NH – In this weekend workshop, students will learn how to use color, value and a variety of watercolor techniques to portray the soft glowing effect of a Winter evening.

Participants will start with drawing and breaking the image down into value patterns and then move on to painting. The instructor will be doing demos throughout the class. Students will be working from photographs of a city or town on a wintery night. The instructor will supply photos, or you can bring your own. (If you bring your own, don’t shy away from people and cars, or signs) Terri will also be demonstrating a drawing techniqe to make things look accurate in the photo. By the end of the weekend you will leave with at least one finished painting.  Please bring $10 payable to the instructor to cover a large sheet of Arches, 140lb watercolor paper, painting board and use of masking fluid. This class is for all levels from the beginner student to the intermediate. The instructor will work with you at your level. Class size will be limited to allow for individual attention.

Sat Feb 29 & Sun., March 1, 9am-4pm, $265 (deadline for sign up, Feb 24)
603 387 3463

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NORTH CONWAY NH – Every Friday at 7:30pm the local musical legends Dennis O’Neil & Davey Armstrong perform at Deacon Street Bar & Grill in North Conway NH. These two talented musicians have been bringing great music and good clean fun to their audiences in Mount Washington Valley for many years.

7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Deacon Street Bar & Grille

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