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Arts & Living

Keene: Civil War concert Sunday

Friday, November 14, 2014

A music program entitled “Civil War Thanksgiving — A Musical Look at The Great Union Festival” will be presented by The Hardtacks at the Sumner Knight Chapel on Sunday at 1 p.m. Formed in 2012, the Hardtacks performed folk music of the Civil War era for the N.H. Humanities Council’s Humanities To Go programs. Audience members can sing along as … 0

Marlborough: Honky Tonk Angels musical opens Dec. 3

Friday, November 14, 2014

Small Pond Productions will present the musical production “The Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular” at the Marlborough Community House from Dec. 3 through 6. Ted … 0

Peterborough: Contra Dance on Dec. 5

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance on Dec. 6, featuring Lisa Greenleaf calling with the band Pete’s Posse. The well-known … 0

Peterborough: Crafters Guild holds holiday fair Saturday

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Monadnock Crafters Guild will host its fourth annual Holiday Fair at the Peterborough Community Center on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and parking are free. The Crafters Guild is a nonprofit, volunteer-run group working to bring quality jury-selected, affordable crafts and arts to the … 0

New Ipswich: ‘Las Posadas’ presented at Highbridge Hill Elementary

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Alchemists’ Workshop will present a production of “Las Posadas” at Highbridge Hill Elementary School on Monday at 7 p.m. The 45-minute musical theater piece is based on the book “The Night of Las Posadas” by New Hampshire … 0

Keene: World Aids Day art exhibit opens Monday

Monday, November 24, 2014

The featured installation “Memorial (ghost | embers)” at the Thorne-Sagendorph Arts Gallery at Keene State College will be on display from Dec. 1 through 7. An opening reception will be held Monday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The reception includes a meet and greet with artist … 0

Keene: Workshop offered for arts in health care

Monday, November 24, 2014

Arts Alive will be offering a workshop for artists and healthcare institutions on the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts — Arts in Healthcare program at the Hanna Grimes Center on Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Participants will learn about Arts in Health initiatives and the … 0

Peterborough: Art fair at Unitarian church

Monday, November 24, 2014

The third annual Living Local Art Fair will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 25 local artists will be selling handmade, quality goods. Items offered include hooked rugs, batik, tie dye, screen printed and wool clothing, wooden … 0

Milford: Moore speaks on soulful spirituality

Monday, November 24, 2014

Author Thomas Moore will be speaking on soulful spirituality at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, Nov. 30, at 4 p.m. We live in times when essence of religion is misunderstood or marginalized. Another way of putting it — religion has lost its soul. Emerson made the same … 0

Peterborough: Depot Square art stroll today

Monday, November 24, 2014

An art exhibit stroll and open house event will be held in Depot Square today, from 5 to 7 p.m. Five locations are participating with candlelit luminaries at each gallery’s doorstep. An exhibit of photographs by the late … 0

Portsmouth: Local artist juried for NHIA faculty show

Monday, November 24, 2014

Barbara Danser of Jaffrey has been juried into the New Hampshire Institute of Art Faculty Exhibition located at the Discover Portsmouth Center in Portsmouth. Juried by Marsha Pels, a multimedia artist from Brooklyn, New York, and recent recipient … 0

Peterborough: Mariposa’s ‘Universe Canticle’ exhibiting in New York City

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center will present an exhibit of the Kopanang Community’s “The Universe Canticle” at the Center for Spiritual Life at New York University from Tuesday to Dec. 19. “The Universe Canticle” is a series of tapestries that depict the origin of the cosmos, … 0

Manchester: Local teens dance in ‘The Nutcracker’

Monday, November 24, 2014

Madeline Garland of Peterborough and Nicole Tramack of New Ipswich will perform in the annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Palace Theatre. There will be six performance from Nov. 28 through 30. Garland, a 15-year old student … 0