Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Good Fortune

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Park Theatre in Jaffrey and Monadnock International Film Festival are teaming up to present programing honoring Amos Fortune, an early prominent free black citizen of Jaffrey, whose influence on the town is still visible today. Fortune was born a free man in Africa, before being brought to America and owned as a slave of a Massachusetts tanner until he … 0

At MacDowell: Filmmaker opens 14th MacDowell season

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Filmmaker Katarzyna Plazinska will introduce her films and discuss current projects at MacDowell Downtown at The Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Friday. Plazinska, … 0

Peterborough: Players announce 2015 season

Monday, March 2, 2015

Seven plays including Broadway comedies, a classic farce, a screwball comedy, a contemporary drama and a “new” play by Shakespeare will mark the 82nd season … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare offering homeschool classes

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Project Shakespeare is now accepting students, ages 8-18, for their Spring Term Homeschool Classes using Shakespeare’s enduring love story “Romeo and Juliet.” This five-week class will run 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays from March 19 through April 16 concluding on Friday, April 17. Classes will be held … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare seeks summer students

Monday, March 2, 2015

Project Shakespeare is taking applications from students 7 to 18 years old for its upcoming summer season. No experience is necessary but all interested candidates should be self-motivated and engaged students. Project Shakespeare promotes creativity, compassion, and an examination of that which makes us human through the study … 0

Greenfield: Oil paintings on display at library

Monday, March 2, 2015

An exhibit of paintings by local artist Tim Schloemer is on exhibit at the Stephenson Memorial Library through April. Schloemer has been an artist and a craftsman for more than 30 years, working behind the scenes in the … 0

Peterborough: Trio plays Beethoven at RiverMead Sunday

Monday, March 2, 2015

The Meiningen Trio will perform in the auditorium at RiverMead on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. The trio, Jonathan Cohler on clarinet, Sebastian Baverstam on cello, and Rasa Vitkauskaite on piano, will perform works by Beethoven, Max Bruch and Frank Bridge. The concert, hosted by the Performing Arts Committee, … 0

Peterborough: ‘Runaway wives’ found at the library

Monday, March 2, 2015

A lecture on Runaway Wives in Colonial America will be presented at the Peterborough Town Library on Thursday, March 12, at 6 p.m. Professor Marcia Blaine of the University of New Hampshire will shed light on what happened when 18th century wives grew tired of the marriage contract. … 0

Peterborough: ‘Ruffian on the Stair’ at LHT

Monday, March 2, 2015

ConVal Drama presents “The Ruffian on the Stair” by Joe Orton in the Lucy Hurlin Theater at ConVal High School on Friday at 7 p.m. This dramatic piece, directed by ConVal senior Somerset Young, features a working-class London couple and a mysterious visitor who stirs up old wounds … 0

Keene: Tall Heights plays at chapel

Monday, March 2, 2015

The duo Tall Heights will perform at the Sumner Knight Chapel in the Woodland NED Cemetery on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Keene Music Festival, in collaboration with Keene Parks and Recreation and Southwestern Community Services, present this series of concerts to raise money to renovate the chapel. … 0

Hancock: Boston quartet playing at the Meetinghouse

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Music on Norway Pond presents a concert with the Huntington Quartet at the Hancock Meeting House on Sunday at 4 p.m. Named after the street in Boston that brought them together, the Huntington Quartet is comprised of graduate … 0

Peterborough: ‘Leopard Comes to Town’ on Tuesday

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

A multimedia presentation entitled “When a Leopard Comes to Town” will be held at the Mariposa Museum on Tuesday at 7 p.m. In this travel story with a twist, Rhine Singleton, professor of biology and environmental science at Franklin Pierce University, will share some of his recent experiences … 0

Peterborough: ConVal presents a community concert

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

ConVal High School band and choral students will present a free community concert on March 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. The concert will be held in the ConVal gymnasium, which is handicap accessible. … 0