Portsmouth Area Event – Making of documentary about the historic Isles of Shoals

SSC Heritage Dinner Feb. 28

Rye — The Seacoast Science Center’s Feb. 28 Heritage Dinner brings Emmy-award winning producer Andrea Melville for a dynamic discussion on the making of a documentary about the historic Isles of Shoals.

Intended to air on public television in New Hampshire and Maine in October, “An Island Kingdom” will feature photographs, film, paintings, music and interviews with regional scholars to showcase the remarkable cultural changes at the Isles of Shoals over the past several centuries.

To set the stage, Shoals historian Ann Beattie will explore the four century history of the Isles through a series of fascinating historical images. Ms. Melville will then delve into the creative and hands-on process of producing and taping the hour-long documentary, An Island Kingdom.

Sponsored by Public Service of New Hampshire, the evening begins with a social hour at 6 p.m., dinner and presentation follows. Cost is $45/person; full payment is required to reserve your spot; reservations must be made by Feb. 22. To learn more, contact 436-8043, ext. 20 or registrar@seacentr.org, or visit www.seacoastsciencecenter.org

Author: Pelican Reunion

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