Arts & Living

Antrim: The art of giving back

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In 1998, Antrim artist Earl Schofield and his wife, Yvette, had been married for just a few months and were preparing to build their life together — he as an artist and she as a first grade teacher. They had also recently received their university degrees — from the Massachusetts School of Art and Design and UMass-Amherst, respectively — and … 0

Peterborough: Anonymous donor gives library $50K

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library received a “wonderful surprise” last month, according to Marcia Patten, chair of the library’s Board of Trustees. An anonymous donor donated … 0

Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One … 0

Peterborough: pursuing Her dream

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Montana Schultz, a 2014 ConVal graduate, is following in the footsteps of famed composer and playwright of the rock musical “Rent,” Jonathan Larson, in more ways than one. Schultz is studying at Adelphi University, outside of New York … 0

Keene: ‘Phantom of the Opera’ screening for Halloween

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A Halloween screening of the silent film classic “The Phantom of the Opera” will be shown in the Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The 1925 Lon Chaney … 0

NElson: Monday dance moves to Keene

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Monday Night Contra Dance will take place at Heberton Hall in Keene this Monday. The town of Nelson requires the Town Hall space in preparation for the election to be held the next day. The Nelson dance has been held every Monday for the past 33 years. … 0

PEterborough: Choral evensong presented

Monday, October 27, 2014

A Choral Evensong will be presented by the choir of All Saints’ Church on Sunday at 5 p.m. Evensong is the sung version of the Anglican liturgy of Evening Prayer. All of the choral music will be sung or chanted and will be based on Scottish folk melodies … 0

Peterborough: Naturalists introduce new bird guide at Toadstool

Monday, October 27, 2014

Hancock naturalists Lillian and Donald Stokes will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 11 a.m. to introduce their new book, “Stokes Essential Pocket Guide To The Birds Of North America.” The Stokes will discuss and sign copies of this new guide, which identifies more than 250 … 0

Peterborough: The Renaissonics performing Sunday

Monday, October 27, 2014

A concert featuring The Renaissonics will be held at the RiverMead auditorium on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The Renaissonics are a leading ensemble of Renaissance dance, chamber music and improvisation. The concert is free of charge and open to the public. … 0

Keene: Piano, cello duo performing

Monday, October 27, 2014

Cellist Robert Blais and pianist Diane Huling will present a performance of Russian music at the United Church of Christ on Sunday at 4 p.m. The program will feature the Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff sonatas for cello and piano, as well as solo piano pieces by Scriabin and Prokofiev. … 0

Peterborough: Vocal workshop offered Nov. 8

Monday, October 27, 2014

“The Pathway to Vocal Freedom,” an introductory one-day workshop from McClosky Institute of Voice, will be offered at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presented by Certified McClosky voice technicians Maria Belva and Jay Lane, this workshop will introduce participants to … 0

PEterborough: Local artist exhibiting at NYC museum

Monday, October 27, 2014

Chuck Welch of Peterborough has two artworks in the exhibition “Analog Network: Mail Art, 1960-1999” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. One of Welch’s artworks is a ’zine that documents the Networker Telenetlink (1991-1995), an international project organized by Welch at Dartmouth College Kiewit … 0

Hancock: Book launch at Harris Center

Monday, October 27, 2014

Henry Walters will read and discuss his poetry from his new book “Field Guide A Tempo” will be held at the Harris Center for Conservation Education on Sunday at 3 p.m. The books is Volume IX in the Hobblebush Granite State Poetry Series, a collection of editions of … 0