Arts & Living

Hancock/Peterborough: Helping tell a survivor’s story

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

‘Five Bullets” is a story that Larry Duberstein of Hancock has been trying to tell for more than 40 years. When he was eight years old and saw the string of numbers tattooed on his uncle’s forearm, he started on the long process of extracting his story. It was not an easy process, nor a short one. Before World War … 0

Backyard Birder: Invitation to a journey

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I write on a cold, rainy Monday morning, November 17. Exactly 20 years ago the Monadnock Ledger front page previewed, “New column for bird watchers...Page … 0

Swanzey: Humane Society to hold holiday craft fair

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Monadnock Humane Society will hold its eighth annual craft fair, “Handcrafted for the Holidays,” in the MHS Guinane Training Center at 101 West Swanzey … 0

Temple: ‘Amahl’ at the Town Hall

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Brattleboro Players will present a production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” a holiday opera by Gian Carlo Menotti, at the Temple Town Hall on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. This special musical performance tells the story of Amahl, a crippled shepherd boy, who sees a … 0

New Ipswich: Holiday bazaar set to raise funds for library

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its Third Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It’s a chance to support the New Ipswich Library. This year’s vendors include Avon, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, 31 Gifts, Scentsy, lia sophia, Usborne Children’s Books, Vantel … 0

Jaffrey/PEterborough: Choir presents seasonal music

Monday, November 17, 2014

A concert entitled “I Have Had Singing” featuring music which celebrates the circular, cyclical nature of life will be presented by Two Rivers Community Choir on two dates at two locations. This program will present a broad spectrum of songs from myriad cultures and musical styles, including rounds … 0

Peterborough: Three person ‘Macbeth’ at Players

Monday, November 17, 2014

An adaptation of Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth” will be presented by theatre KAPOW at the Peterborough Players theater Dec. 5 and 6. Three actors will play all the characters in this tragedy, featuring Wayne Asbury, Carey Cahoon and Peter … 0

Keene: AIDS Memorial Quilt displaying in region

Monday, November 17, 2014

AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region will collaborate with Franklin Pierce University to bring a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to various locations throughout the region to acknowledge World AIDS Day, held annually on Dec. 1 since 1988. The purpose of the day is to engage communities … 0

KEene: Acoustic music concert at Chapel

Monday, November 17, 2014

An acoustic music show featuring Michael Tarbox and the Bluebird Orchestra will be presented at the Sumner Knight Chapel on Saturday, at 7 p.m. Tarbox is a singer, songwriter, and musician player from Boston, Mass. His style features … 0

Jaffrey: Off the Wall art show at Civic Center

Monday, November 17, 2014

“Off the Wall Gems,” an exhibit and sale of miniature works of art, is on display in the first-floor cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Based on the annual “Off the Wall” event held in the summer, the … 0

Keene: Hebert to talk about novels’ local connection

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Local author Ernest Hebert will give a presentation on his writing of the Darby series entitled “Ernest Hebert’s Fictional Darby, the Cheshire County Connection” at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Monday at 7 p.m. Hebert, a New Hampshire native, is the author of the historical fiction … 0

Peterborough: Photos by Robert Fay at Sharon Arts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Robert Sargent Fay, a long-time artist in the Monadnock region, rarely made his photography available for sale, but from Nov. 28 through Dec. 24, Sharon Arts Center and the artist’s estate will offer the widest variety of his work ever shown. The collection will be on display and … 0

Peterborough: Broke Arts fair and concert Saturday

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The holiday edition of Broke: The Affordable Arts Fair will bring together more than 50 artists selling their creations in a curated arts fair at the Peterborough Town House on Saturday. Artists have been carefully selected to offer a breadth of options that transcend a typical craft fair, … 0