Upper Valley Life

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WHAT’S HOT:
There’s an Accordion in my Attic

You never know where you might find live music in the Upper Valley. By Tim Traver. Photography by Jon Gilbert Fox

WHAT’S NEW:
Little Free Libraries

New Hampshire and Vermont have more than 25 Little Free Libraries, putting literacy within arm’s reach. By Ann St. Martin Stout

WHAT WE LIKE:
Pugs and Pics

Artist Kim Gifford combines 2D — photos and words — with 3D elements to create whimsical digital collages.
By Laura Jean Whitcomb

Also Inside:

Features

WHERE TO KAYAK
Serene Water Kayaking
Looking to spend the day on the water? Here are six options in the Upper Valley. By Sonja Hakala. Photography by Jim Block, Sonja Hakala and Lars Blackmore

WHO TO MEET
A Face in the Crowd
After 25 years in Los Angeles, award-winning actor Gordon Clapp recently moved to Norwich, Vt. He talks to Upper Valley Life about his career, Greg Medavoy’s famous stutter, and how Robert Frost brought him back to his roots. By Jaimie Seaton. Photography by Jon Gilbert Fox

Departments

WHY WE LIVE HERE
A pictorial look at the Upper Valley.

WHO TO MEET
Marianne Barthel
Standing on the shoulders of her predecessors, Arts Program Coordinator Marianne Barthel curates a sizeable and varied art collection at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. By Deb German. Photography by Tom McNeill

WHERE TO GO
Day Trip: Randolph, Vt.
Explore an Upper Valley town on a budget with three options: free, $50 and unlimited funds. By Kim J. Gifford. Photography by Ben DeFlorio

WHAT TO DO
Visit the American Precision Museum
The manufacturing techniques developed in Windsor, Vt., revolutionized manufacturing in America. By Stephen Seitz

WHAT TO DO Calendar
A seasonal listing of events in the Upper Valley. Compiled by Amy Cranage

WHAT TO DO, TWO
23 Years of World-Class Music
For 23 years, the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival has brought world-class music to the heart of Vermont: the Chandler Music Hall in Randolph, Vt. By Laura Jean Whitcomb

WHO CAN HELP
Veggie Dollars
If you receive nutrition assistance from the state, now you can use those dollars at farmers’ markets in Lebanon, Canaan and Newport, N.H. By Laura Jean Whitcomb

On the Cover

Actor Gordon Clapp
Photograph by Jon Gilbert Fox
Hanover, N.H. photographer Jon Gilbert Fox captured this image of Norwich, Vt., resident and actor Gordon Clapp.

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