Arts & Living

Peterborough: Exploring chocolate channels

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Mariposa is mixing a world of pure imagination with the real world with their new exhibit, the “World of Chocolate.” The exhibit has two sides — one that will pair with the Roald Dahl Literary Estate to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the children’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” and another that explores the impact that chocolate has … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell Fellow talks about moments in time

Monday, July 28, 2014

Visual artist Deborah Aschheim, in her first MacDowell Colony residency, likes to engage in “mental time-travel” with her audiences. She says her anthropology background fuels … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Yosemite and the National Park Idea’ addressed Friday

Monday, July 28, 2014

Dayton Duncan will address the “Seed of the Future: Yosemite and the National Park Idea” at the next Amos Fortune Forum Friday. One hundred and … 0

Peterborough: Humor, history in ‘Round Mountain’

Monday, July 28, 2014

Ken Sheldon’s humor, music, and history show “Round the Mountain” will be presented at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. This will be the final show for the 2014 Round the Mountain … 0

Peterborough: Sheehan returns to Town House

Monday, July 28, 2014

Concert and cabaret singer Jennifer Sheehan will be joined by four New York musicians for the planetary debut of “STARDUST — A Night in the Cosmos” at the Peterborough Town House on Sunday, Aug. 10, at 7:30 p.m. This show will feature a variety of songs and stories … 0

Peterborough: Contra dance Saturday at the Community Center

Monday, July 28, 2014

Caller Tod Whittemore will lead the dances at the First Saturday Contra Dance at the Peterborough Community Center on Saturday beginning at 8 p.m. Whittemore has been calling dances for 40 years, beginning his career at the time when famous callers Ralph Page and Duke Miller were still … 0

Sharon: Ancient Japanese kiln to be built at Sharon Arts Center

Monday, July 28, 2014

Students in the N.H. Institute of Art’s BFA program will be constructing an anagama kiln on the grounds of the Sharon Arts Center campus. An anagama kiln is a single-chamber furnace built with a sloping shaped tunnel and fueled with firewood, in contrast to the electric or gas … 0

Keene: Keene Idol singers move to the next level

Monday, July 28, 2014

Three adult contestants were eliminated at the Keene Idol event on July 26. The 11th annual amateur talent showcase is a fundraiser to benefit AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region. The four contestants with the lowest audience and You Tube scores were Taryn Bettez, Janice Gutierrez, Maggie Halley … 0

Keene: New season at Redfern Arts kicks off with Harlem Orchestra

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The 2014-15 season at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College will feature diverse performances such as a hot salsa fete with the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, a Halloween screening of the classic silent film “Phantom of the … 0

Backyard Birder: The drive to learn, birds and humans

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Not to be missed: Bernd Heinrich is the speaker at this Sunday’s Monadnock Summer Lyceum, Peterborough Unitarian Church, 11 a.m. His topic: “Nature: A Panacea to Our Problems?” Heinrich is one of the great naturalists, inspiring university students … 0

Peterborough: Shakespeare in the Park kicks off Friday night

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Actor’s Circle Theatre’s 2014 Shakespeare in the Park offering, The Comedy of Errors, opens the first two weekends in August at Depot Square Park in Peterborough. “These two weekends are our tradition!” said ACT Managing Director, Rob Koch. … 0

Peterborough: Putting old boards to good use

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A newcomer to Peterborough, Craig Zanetta is a photographer and a writer, but also a staunch advocate for recycling, especially when it comes to old buildings. He’s been in town less than a month, but last … 1

Peterborough: Home away from homeland

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Earlier this month, Tim and Caitlin Selby met Wetu, a 41/2-year-old Congolese boy, for the first time when the Peterborough couple visited Kinshasha, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. “He got out of … 2