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Arts & Living

New Ipswich: Praise be

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Robin Mark didn’t set out to make his mark on the Christian music scene. He was an engineer who had picked up playing the acoustic guitar, with no real ambitions in music. But sometimes God works in mysterious ways. Mark first started playing in front of people decades ago, when he and his wife were part of a very small … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was … 0

Peterborough: From New Zealand to Peterborough

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Malcolm Cooper of Peterborough finished shearing the last alpaca of the year late Sunday afternoon. This spring, like the last 12, he started shearing in … 0

Peterborough: ‘Intimate Exchanges’ puts fate in audience’s hands

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Despite not having a single line or ever appearing on stage, the audience plays a pivotal role in the Peterborough Players production of “Intimate Exchanges,” a British comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Before the opening scene even begins, the … 0

Dublin/Peterborough: Nealand plays jazz for Walden School and at Harlow’s Pub

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A special evening of traditional New Orleans jazz with Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses will be held Friday, at 7 p.m. at the Dublin School. This will be an outdoor event, weather permitting, at the Fountain Arts … 0

Jaffrey: Unique photo exhibit at JCC

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

An exhibit of photographs by Robert Santangelo using unique photo processes will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The exhibit will open on Friday with a reception from 5 to 7 … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Closer Look’ exhibit opens at JCC

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

“A Closer Look,” a photography exhibit by Melissa Gentle, will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. Gentle began drawing as a child and learned painting techniques from both of … 0

Greenfield: Music series begins July 7

Monday, June 29, 2015

The summer concert series, Music on the Common, will begin on Tuesday. All concerts are held at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Meeting House. On July 7 the Miner Band will play country music. On July 14 Bow Junction will play bluegrass; July 21 will feature … 0

Francestown: Electric Earth presents ‘Light and Shadow’

Monday, June 29, 2015

A chamber music concert entitled “Light and Shadow” will be presented by Electric Earth at the Old Meeting House on July 9, at 7:30 p.m. This performance will feature works written for three strings and flute by W.A. Mozart and three American composers. The concert begins with Mozart’s … 0

Hancock: New art exhibit displayed at library

Monday, June 29, 2015

“Without Boundaries,” a collection of paintings by The Lone Mountain Artists is on display in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library. Founded by six New Hampshire artists — Donna Allen, Evelien Bachrach-Seeger, Carole-Anne Centre, Diane Gibbons, … 0

KEene: Historic NH films screening at HSCC Wednesday

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two historic New Hampshire short films will be shown at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Wednesday, July 8, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. The films capture a couple of moments in New Hampshire history and … 0

Peterborough: $4 on the 4th at the Players

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Peterborough Players is offereing their annual $4 On The 4th discount for the July 4 performances. The children’s classic “The Jungle Book,” based on the Mowgli stories of Rudyard Kipling, will be on stage at 10:30 a.m. All tickets will be $4 for this performance. Special ticket … 0

Dublin: Pastel exhibit opens next week

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

An exhibit titled “A Summer Exhibition of Pastels” by artist Maryann Mullett will open at the Dublin Community Center on Tuesday with an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served and entertainment will be … 0