Arts & Living

Thom Fox illustrates ‘The Illustrated Man’ - through music

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“The first concussion cut the rocket up the side with a giant can opener. The men were thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish. They were scattered into a dark sea; and the ship, in a million pieces, went on, a meteor swarm seeking a lost sun.” Thus begins “Kaleidoscope,” a short story in Ray Bradbury’s collection “The Illustrated … 0

DUBLIN: Couple finds hidden pirate treasure

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Natasha Meehan and Billy Pickford of Dublin were canoeing and fishing in Dublin’s Frost Pond last weekend when they stumbled upon an unexpected reward. Nestled … 0

peterborough: Sit, stay, and say thank you?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Wicked Good Basics Manners Class for Dogs, sponsored by the PRD and Emily Marshall, CPDT-KA, will hold a six-week class, beginning Monday and running from … 0

Hancock: ‘Nature on Tap’ series continues

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A “Happy Hour” of stories, photos, and Nubanusit eagle trivia will be flowing at the Hancock Inn on Wednesday, as the Harris Center for Conservation Education offers its third “Nature on Tap” series. Bald eagles have been nesting … 0

rindge: New Scrabble group at Ingalls

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A new Scrabble group will begin at the Ingalls Memorial Library on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Learn to play and enjoy Scrabble at a more competitive level. You will be shown ways to increase your scores and word knowledge. Suitable for beginners or advanced and for all ages. Come … 0

Jaffrey: Oils, pastels on display at Sunflowers

Monday, July 27, 2015

The works of Jenny Tibbetts and Karen Evans, two western Massachusetts artists, are on exhibit at Sunflowers through Aug. 25. Working in oils and pastels, the women concentrate on rural subjects and still lifes. The exhibit is open … 0

Keene: Keene Idol continues

Monday, July 27, 2015

Fourteen adults and six youth contestants survived elimination to compete in Week 4 of Keene Idol, being held at Scores in the Upper Deck Club on Saturday, Aug. 1. Continuing in the competition are local contestants Aizlyn Alfonso of Hancock, Ingrid Aho of Sharon, and Kendal Bush of … 0

Peterborough: American roots music history at PTL

Monday, July 27, 2015

New Hamsphire performer TJ Wheeler will visit the Peterborough Town Library to present “How We Arrived: How Grassroots Music Influenced Our History” on Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. Wheeler is considered a treasure of American roots music, … 0

Greenfield: Mime Zerphy helps students at Crotched Mtn.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Crotched Mountain School recently welcomed mime Michael Zerphy to its campus for a week-long artist-in-residence program. Zerphy, who performs across the country and Europe, visited Crotched Mountain School through a partnership with the Arts Alliance of Northern New … 0

Marlborough: Audition call for ‘Mockingbird’

Monday, July 27, 2015

Branch River Theatre is holding open auditions for the stage play “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Marlborough Community House on Monday, Aug. 3, and Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. The cast consists of Scout, a … 0

Keene: ‘Nature and Art’ talk, Aug. 5

Monday, July 27, 2015

Painter Charlotte Wharton of Worcester, Massachusetts will talk on “Nature and Art” at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. Wharton will discuss the relationship between nature and art in her presentation … 0

Keene: Old-time children’s games today

Monday, July 27, 2015

Old-time children’s games will take place on the lawn of the Horatio Colony House Museum today, July 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. Families can learn to play 19th century games, including rolling hoops, game of graces, croquet, hopscotch, jump rope, bilbo, jacks, marbles, and stick and ball. … 0

Peterborough: Bob McQuillen memorial dance Saturday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Students of Bob McQuillen, who was both a legend of New England contra dance and a high-school industrial arts teacher, remember him for his tough, steadfast love. Mr. Mac wouldn’t let you slide by. He wasn’t afraid to … 0