Arts & Living

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. This year, there are nine local artists lined up to play the festival, held this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. … 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 … 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 … 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

Jaffrey: Movie and pizza at Jaffrey Woman’s Club

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

“The Magnificent Seven” will be screened at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club tonight at 7 p.m., as the eighth annual free summer movie nights continues. “The Magnificent Seven,” with an all-star cast including Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, is the Western remake of “Seven Samurai.” The film tells the … 0

Peterborough: White is the color in new SAC exhibit

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Artist Rosemary Conroy will present her version of “The White Album” in a show at the Sharon Arts Center opening Aug. 1. An exhibit of original acrylic paintings that together form a travelogue of the artist’s recent expeditions, Conroy plans to feature the many species of white animals … 0

Peterborough: Shakespeare in the garden, Saturday

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Project Shakespeare will be performing “Taming of the Shrew” at the Cornucopia Community Garden, behind the Peterborough Community Center, on Saturday at 6 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Admission is $7 for adults, and $5 for seniors and students. … 0

Wilton/Temple: Locals in furniture exhibit

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

“Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions,” an exhibit by 16 members of N.H. Furniture Masters, will be on view at 127 Newbury St., Boston, beginning Aug. 1. Jere Osgood of Wilton and Bill Thomas of Rindge are two of the furniture masters whose works are being represented in the exhibit. … 0

Jaffrey: 98th Annual First Church Fair, Aug. 6

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair will be held on Aug. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. The fair will be held in the church, at the adjacent meetinghouse, in the horse sheds and on the common. Admission is free. There will be a silent auction, … 0