Chaplin film

Silent film with live music returns to Phillips Exeter Academy with a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s classic comedy/drama The Kid (1921) on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. The special program will be presented with live music by silent film accompanist Jeff Rapsis. The screening is free and open to the public and will take place in Phillips Church, Tan Lane, on the Phillips Exeter Academy campus. For more information visit or call the Phillips Exeter Academy Music Department at 603-777-3543.


Art exhibition

Lamont Gallery (Phillips Exeter Academy, 11 Tan Lane, Exeter) has an exhibition, “Possible Subject Positions,” on view now through Feb. 3. It addresses how people occupy space and take a stand, and how their positions may change in the act of an encounter. Featured artwork includes plaster sculptures by Maud Bryt, poetry and sound art by Tracie Morris, fiber art by Merill Comeau, paintings by Anna Schuleit Haber, list-based art by Adriane Herman, video by Elena Kovylina and prints by Alison Saar. Visit or call 772-4311.


Winter-inspired meal

Stages at One Washington (1 Washington St., Dover) hosts The Farmer’s Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 21, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The six-course menu is inspired by New England winters and will include pan-seared pollock, duo of duck and pumpkin pie. The cost is $99.99 (or $125 with wine pairings). Visit


Three writers

The Word Barn (66 Newfields Road, Exeter) will host three visiting writers on Saturday, Jan. 13, as part of its Silo Series: Meg Day, assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at Franklin & Marshall College and recipient of numerous writing awards; David Moloney, contributing writing for Assignment Online Magazine and a writing instructor at UMass Lowell; and Michael Brosnan, author of The Sovereignty of the Accidental and senior editor for Teaching While White. There is a $5 suggested donation.


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