Arts & Living

ConVal: Spanish Club team wins Iron Chef

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

South Meadow School hosted an Iron Chef competition last week, in which students competed to cook the best meals using surprise secret ingredients. The winning team was from the ConVal Spanish Club, featuring Morgain O’Connor, Astrid Kipka, Michelle Jarest and Eli Ladd. ConVal German Club and Great Brook Spanish Club also put in a great effort. The secret ingredient was … 0

Rindge: Young fills his soul with history

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A love for travel, education and his country has fueled Vernon Young’s 40-year adventure as a volunteer. After returning from Battleship Cove in Fall River, … 0

Backyard birder: The Hiroshi Land — more than birds

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Certain conditions make for great birding; others conspire against it. Saturday’s field trip to the new Hiroshi Conservation Land fell in the latter category. The … 0

Peterborough: Keeping stories alive

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Stories create culture. They contain our ideals, our perspectives and our histories, and when they fall by the wayside, forgotten, so too do the cultures they created. “Renewing Energies: Fairy Tales, Heroes, and the Wisdom of Stories,” the … 0

Peterborough: Dave Eggar returns to Monadnock Center

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Cellist Dave Eggar will return to Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture for a concert on Tuesday. Eggar will appear with special guests Max ZT and Arian Saleh. Eggar was a musical prodigy, beginning … 0

Peterborough: Greenblatt and Brass Taco, live

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Rich Greenblatt and Brass Taco will be performing at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday. This modern jazz group mixes in swing, funk, odd-time signatures, South American, and the blues. The band showcases Greenblatt’s … 0

Keene: Whittington and his cat on stage Sunday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

MoCo’s Storytime Theatre will present a performance of “Dick Whittington and his Cat” on Sunday. There will be two performances at 2 and 4 p.m. This performance is only 45 minutes long, suitable for families and young children. The story is about poor Dick Whittington, a humble boy … 0

Jaffrey: Pastel Society exhibiting at JCC

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Pastel Society of New Hampshire will present its 10th annual Members’ Exhibition at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The show will open in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery on Sunday and run through June 27. A reception will be … 0

Peterborough: Two local authors to appear at Toadstool this Saturday

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Two authors will be at the Toadstool Bookshop to sign their new books on Saturday. Fred Marple will be at the bookstore at 11 a.m. to talk about “Welcome To Frost Heaves: You Can’t Get There from Here.” Ken Sheldon as Fred Marple has created a collection of … 0

Dublin: Reception for marquetry exhibit June 4

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

An artist’s reception will be held for a marquetry exhibit by Craig Altobello at the Dublin Community Center on June 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. Altobello’s work focuses on nature and wildlife, using the natural colors and … 0

Marlborough: Branch River puts on Simon

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Branch River Theatre will present a production of the award-winning comedy play “Brighton Beach Memoirs” by Neil Simon at the Marlborough Community House, opening Friday. Set in 1937, “Brighton Beach Memoirs” takes place during the Great Depression and when the world is on the on the brink of … 0

Hancock: Talking shop at the library tonight

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Steve Carey will be at the Hancock Town Library to talk about woodworking tonight, May 28, at 7 p.m. Carey has thrived in a home shop for more than 40 years, making unique wood art using average tools … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell fellow visits ConVal

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

On May 11 MacDowell Fellow and visual artist Benjy Davies of Ohio presented an overview of his art and discussed his practice in lithography, drawing, and painting with ConVal High School students during a 45-minute talk in the … 0