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Arts & Living

Peterborough: Putting old boards to good use

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A newcomer to Peterborough, Craig Zanetta is a photographer and a writer, but also a staunch advocate for recycling, especially when it comes to old buildings. He’s been in town less than a month, but last week he was hard at work in the cottage on the Scott-Farrar Home property on Elm Street, carefully removing pine wainscoting that … 0

Peterborough: Home away from homeland

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Earlier this month, Tim and Caitlin Selby met Wetu, a 41/2-year-old Congolese boy, for the first time when the Peterborough couple visited Kinshasha, … 1

Peterborough: Music as message, Sign and symbol

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Unitarian Church in Peterborough was filled with music and movement when Dr. Bill Banfield visited on Sunday. The Berklee College of Music professor and … 0

Keene: Peer support group for LGBTQ persons

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Monadnock Area Peer Support Agency is launching a support group for men and women, age 18+, who have experienced the emotional difficulties when identifying as an LGBT person with mental health challenges. It will be held on Saturday mornings from 11-12:30 at 64 Beaver Street, Keene. There … 0

New Ipswich: African animals at library

Monday, July 28, 2014

Michelle DeBye of Michelle’s Menagerie will be at the New Ipswich Library on Aug. 7 at 11 a.m., with live African animals. The animals in this program come from the mainland of Africa and the island of Madagascar. The eight animals to be featured are the African Fennec … 0

Greenfield: Third Annual Uplift Festival to bring, music and arts to Oak Park — and raise money for the Grapevine Community Center

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It’s all about community. The Uplift Music Festival, now entering its third year, celebrates the tight-knit nature of the region, bringing together local musicians, artisans and vendors to raise funds in support of a small business or nonprofit. … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Art as Lifeline’ topic of Amos Fortune forum

Monday, July 21, 2014

David Leventhal will be the guest speaker for the Amos Fortune Forum on Friday, July 25, at the Meeting House. Leventhal will address “The Arts as Lifeline: Dance, Parkinson’s and Aging Well.” In 2001, the Mark Morris Dance Group began a collaboration with the Brooklyn Parkinson Group to … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Imagination’ is mixed-media show

Monday, July 21, 2014

An exhibit of solo works by Keene artist Bob Askey will be on exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center through Aug. 16. Entitled “Imagination,” the exhibit features more than 150 pieces of art in various media including oils, watercolor, colored pencil, mixed media, pen and ink, graphite and … 0

Stoddard: Celebrate the world of Roald Dahl, July 31

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Mariposa Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and other Dahl books and poems on the grounds of the historic Lake Falls Lodge property in Stoddard on July 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. Attendees will be served from a … 0

Greenville: ‘Songs of old New Hampshire’ offered

Monday, July 21, 2014

Jeff Warner will present “Songs of Old New Hampshire” at the Chamberlin Free Public Library on Wednesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. Drawing heavily on the repertoire of traditional singer Lena Bourne Fish (1873-1945) of Jaffrey and Temple, Warner offers the songs and stories that, in the words … 0

Francestown: Bluegrass gospel at the Old Meetinghouse

Monday, July 21, 2014

Vermont-based Bluegrass Gospel Project will be performing at the Old Meeting House on Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. Centered around lead vocalists Colby Crehan, Paul Miller, and Taylor Armerding, the band intentionally places singing and vocal harmonies at the forefront of their presentations with the instrumental support … 0

Peterborough: ‘Creative Places’ photo exhibit at Sharon Arts

Monday, July 21, 2014

A special exhibit of photographs by Dr. Robert Sargent Fay is on display at the Sharon Arts Center. Fay’s estate has organized a small collection of his “Creative Places” series, photography of nature and artists at work focusing on the places that provide creative inspiration that will be … 0

Players Review: ‘The Granite State’ — a writer’s dilemma

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

He draws you in with his wit and intellect. He’s loquacious, dramatic, entertaining. He’s self-absorbed, hedonistic, moody, with a penchant for falling in love. He’s a writer named George in Charles Morey’s brand new play, “The Granite State.” … 0