NHPR Events

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New Hampshire Public Radio, in collaboration with New Hampshire PBS, is holding a series of forums with presidential primary candidates to explore the issues that impact voters. Forums are open to the public, broadcast on NHPR live, and then broadcast on New Hampshire PBS.  

Allegra Boverman

New Hampshire Public Radio and Stay Work Play welcomed hundreds of guests to the annual Rising Stars Awards, held this year at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester on October 17.

NHPR energy, environment and Seacoast reporter Annie Ropeik hosted the popular awards ceremony, which honors outstanding young professionals that help make New Hampshire a great place to stay, work and play. Dynamic New Hampshire companies that support that mission were also honored.

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Next Forum: Elizabeth Warren on October 30

New Hampshire Public Radio, in collaboration with New Hampshire PBS, is holding series of forums with presidential primary candidates to explore in-depth the issues that impact New Hampshire voters. Forums are open to the public, broadcast on NHPR live, and then broadcast on New Hampshire PBS.  

Todd Bookman

 

Next Forum: Monday, October 28

New Hampshire Public Radio, in collaboration with New Hampshire PBS, is holding a series of forums with the presidential primary candidates to explore in-depth the issues that impact New Hampshire voters. Forums are open to the public, broadcast on NHPR live, and then broadcast on New Hampshire PBS.  

Allegra Boverman Photography

Award-winning author Ann Patchett - herself a seasoned literary interviewer - joined All Things Considered & The Bookshelf host Peter Biello to discuss her latest novel, The Dutch House, writing, bookselling, and how much she hates the Amazon Echo. The interview was part of our occasional series, In the Spotlight, produced in partnership with Gibson's Bookstore and the Capitol Center for the Arts.

Listen to the full interview below.

First Forum October 8 – with Bill Weld

New Hampshire Public Radio, in collaboration with New Hampshire PBS, will hold a series of forums with presidential primary candidates to explore in-depth the issues that impact New Hampshire voters. Forums will be open to the public, broadcast on NHPR live, and then broadcast on New Hampshire PBS.

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International bestselling author Michael Connelly is the guest for the next installment of Writers on a New England Stage.

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[NOTE: This event is now SOLD OUT. Thanks to all for your interest in NHPR's Justice & Journalism series]

NPR’s Domenico Montanaro to Discuss       Politics, View from Washington   

Courtesy Book & Bar

New Hampshire Public Radio’s daily afternoon news program All Things Considered will join Seacoast newsmakers in Portsmouth on Tuesday, Aug. 6, to highlight issues and topics on the minds of locals in the region.

Host Peter Biello and the NHPR team will broadcast live segments from Portsmouth Book & Bar, a bookstore in the heart of downtown Portsmouth. Attendees can see first-hand how radio is made, while enjoying the amenities of this historic community gathering space.

Writers on a New England Stage: Malcolm Gladwell

Jul 26, 2019
Celeste Sloman

NHPR’s Peter Biello will host the next installment of Writers on a New England Stage—a partnership with The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio. International bestselling author and podcast host Malcolm Gladwell will be discussing his new book, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know.

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Join NHPR for a night of exceptional storytelling!  On Wednesday, September 4, the team behind NHPR’s popular Bear Brook Podcast will share stories from the stage, at the new Bank of NH Stage in Concord. 

In the Spotlight: Ann Patchett

Jul 8, 2019

Internationally best-selling author Ann Patchett will discuss her latest work, The Dutch House, with NHPR’s Peter Biello as part of the “In The Spotlight” series—a partnership between Gibson’s Bookstore, The Capitol Center for the Arts and New Hampshire Public Radio.

Patchett will appear in Concord on Wednesday, October 2, at the Capitol Center’s Chubb Theatre. After the literary conversation between Patchett and Biello, audience members will be able to ask questions.

Photo of Tommy Orange by Elena Seibert

With a dazzling debut novel and a wave of critical accolades to his name, Tommy Orange comes to New Hampshire to share stories of the Native American experience in contemporary times.

In his acclaimed bestseller, There There, Orange traces the lives of a dozen different Native characters as they travel to Oakland, California, for a powwow. His literary observations are based on experience: Orange is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He grew up in Oakland, and spent time working there in the Native community before crafting his novel.

The Exchange, New Hampshire Public Radio’s daily news talk show, will host a live discussion about how our state funds education, and the challenges of providing adequate aid for local school districts across the state. Host Laura Knoy will be joined by a panel of experts in NHPR’s Studio D on Tuesday evening, April 30 for a live community discussion.

Writers on a New England Stage: Jared Diamond

Apr 15, 2019

Join NHPR’s Peter Biello for a literary conversation with author Jared Diamond for the latest edition of Writers on a New England Stage, a partnership between The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio. 

Sara Plourde

New Hampshire Public Radio will launch its first podcast tour this spring when the team behind Bear Brook goes live onstage in five East Coast cities. 

The popular podcast focuses on four unsolved murders from the 1980s near Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown, New Hampshire—cold cases that went warm after new investigative techniques came into play.

Tom Kise

[NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO BOUGHT TICKETS OR EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN OUR JUSTICE & JOURNALISM SERIES]

Writers on a New England Stage: Lidia Bastianich

Feb 13, 2019

Peter Biello hosts the next installment of Writers on a New England Stage—a partnership between The Music Hall and NHPR—with guest author, chef and television personality Lidia Bastianich.

New Hampshire Public Radio’s daily call-in show The Exchange will be in Nashua for a special community conversation on the depth and impact of the state’s opioid issue.

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, New Hampshire has the second highest-rate of opioid-related overdose deaths in the country. The city of Nashua offers a unique perspective on the opioid epidemic for the various approaches the community is taking to tackle the issue. 

Writers on a New England Stage: Steven Pinker

Dec 14, 2018

Join New Hampshire Public Radio’s Peter Biello as he hosts a literary conversation with author Steven Pinker at the next edition of Writers on a New England Stage—a partnership of The Music Hall and NHPR.

Renowned Poet Tracy K. Smith to Appear, Give Readings in New Hampshire

 

[NOTE - THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO BOUGHT TICKETS OR EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN THE POETIC ARTS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE] 

New Hampshire Public Radio is proud to announce United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith as the 2018 winner of the Hall-Kenyon Prize in American Poetry.

Sara Plourde

[NOTE: Both the 1st and 2nd Congressional District Forums are SOLD OUT to the public; we have limited seating at NHPR. Tickets remain for the Gubernatorial Forum at Manchester Community College. All three events remain OPEN for media who want to attend.]  

New Hampshire Public Radio will explore in-depth the candidates and issues that impact voters this fall through continuing coverage of the two congressional races, the governor’s race, and key local contests in New Hampshire. Coverage will involve public forums, thoughtful analysis and new programming. 

Stephen Voss

The popular national radio show 1A will broadcast live from the Granite State for two days and host a live public event this fall.

1A is a daily, weekday show produced by WAMU 88.5 in Washington, D.C., and distributed nationally by NPR. The program airs locally on New Hampshire Public Radio from 10 a.m. to noon each weekday. On Thursday, Oct. 18, and Friday, October 19, 1A will broadcast its program live from the NHPR studios in Concord. The programs are expected to involve local newsmakers and explore issues that resonate with New Hampshire residents.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Rising Stars Awards - an initiative of Stay Work Play, in partnership with New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR),.

The Thursday, October 11 event at Manchester’s Currier Museum of Art aims to celebrate young leaders and organizations that are making a positive impact in their communities, and helping to shape the future of New Hampshire. NHPR’s Data and Investigations Reporter Casey McDermott will host the awards.

Join NHPR's Lauren Chooljian as she hosts the next edition of Writers on a New England Stage, a partnership of The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio. 

Author, historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Doris Kearns Goodwin returns to The Music Hall to discuss her latest work, Leadership: In Turbulent Times.

Logo by Sara Plourde

[NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD-OUT] 

New Hampshire Public Radio’s daily call-in show The Exchange will be in the Monadnock Region for a special live broadcast from Keene State College on Thursday morning, August 16.

Join NHPR's Peter Biello as he hosts the next edition of Writers on a New England Stage, a partnership of The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio. 

Jennifer Egan, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, returns to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series to talk about her New York Times bestseller, MANHATTAN BEACH. 

Stay Work Play is accepting nominations for its ninth annual Rising Stars Awards. Each year, the nominations reveal the emerging young leaders and organizations making a positive impact in their communities, and helping to shape the future of New Hampshire.

An initiative of Stay Work Play in partnership with New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR), the Rising Stars Awards celebrate and recognize New Hampshire’s remarkable young people and the businesses that go the extra mile to recruit and retain them.

Healey Photography

PRESERVING NEW HAMPSHIRE’S PAST

Original textile machines, brick walls, wood floors and other reminders of America’s Industrial Revolution will be the inspired setting for a discussion about historic preservation in New Hampshire.

NHPR’s daily-call in show The Exchange will be in the Lakes Region for a special appearance at the historic Belknap Mill in Laconia on Friday evening, May 11.

Peter Biello

NHPR’s literary conversation series The Bookshelf from NHPR is venturing out of the studio and into the stacks, with a special appearance at The Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough.

On Wednesday, April 25, The Bookshelf Host Peter Biello will interview longtime Peterborough resident Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, a New York Times best-selling author.

Marshall Thomas will be reading from her latest work, The Hidden Life of Life: A Walk Through the Reaches of Time, followed by her literary conversation with Peter Biello.

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