Arts & Living

Cynthia Ingraham and Cyndy Burgess at the opening reception of the arts auction they co-founded. This auction, the 13th, will be their last. Tuesday, February 4, 2016.

Jaffrey: Going, going, gone

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fourteen years ago, when Cyndy Burgess and Cynthia Ingraham pitched the idea for the inaugural Monadnock Arts Auction, it was met with extreme skepticism. There was a void to be filled, with the longstanding Peterborough arts auction defunct, and the duo thought it would be viable to start a new auction in Jaffrey, run through the Chamber of Commerce. “They …

Peterborough: College honors Bass’ gardening work

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rosaly Bass is being honored for her life’s work as an organic farmer by Wells College in Aurora, New York, her alma mater. Bass has …

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void …

Backyard birder: The Birder migrates south to Cuba

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Carl and I are back from a week birding in Cuba, and I will write about wonderful Cuban birds but making sense of Cuba the country has me so puzzled. A week before we left, a New York …

Peterborough: Irreverent, improvisational pipeline play draws big crowd

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Unitarian Universalist Church in Peterborough was packed to the gills Saturday night by theater fans and pipeline pessimists eager to see what the hubbub was all about. It was obvious what the Holy Smokes Theatre group was …

Peterborough: Fire chief visits seniors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …

Peterborough: Rec Dept. hosts Chinese New Year lunch

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Chinese food and music will be the highlights of the Peterborough Recreation Department’s special senior lunch on Friday in honor of the Chinese New Year. The celebration, for those over 50 years old, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Center. Lunch is …

Jaffrey: First Church hosts ministers in February

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Rev. Randall Farrara, who reads most of the languages of Biblical times, and the Rev. Robin Lunn, who is inspired by liturgy, are conducting services in February at The First Church in Jaffrey (Congregational/United Church of Christ). …

Hancock: Depot holding cabaret on Saturday

Monday, February 1, 2016

As part of the Winter Frolic, the Hancock Depot will be holding a cabaret on Saturday. A Kids’ Talent Show and Karaoke will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Children are invited to sing a song, perform a poem or skit, or do a dance, whatever they …

Peterborough: Moonstone at open stage Friday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The acoustic folk group, Moonstone, will be the featured entertainment at the Parish Hall Open Stage on Friday. An all female trio, Laurie Donohue, Suzi Brumaghim, and Pam Cadmus, met at a local open mic two years ago …

Dublin: Bluegrass music at DelRossi’s Friday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Jesse Brock Bluegrass Band will be performing at DelRossi’s Trattoria on Friday. Jesse Brock, the 2009 IBMS’s Bluegrass Mandolin Player of the Year, will appear with special guests Rodger Williams on dobro, John Miller on guitar, Gary Filgate on bajo, and Rob Ravin on bass. The band …

NElson: No contra dance Monday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Monday contra dance held at the Nelson Town Hall for Feb. 8 has been canceled. The Nelson Town Hall will be in use for the presidential primary election and not available for the Monday contra dance. Dancing will continue the next Monday, Feb. 15. Dancing begins at …