Arts & Living

Spice Cupboard: Treat yourself with sweet, smoky spice this spring

Friday, April 17, 2015

Well it is safe to say that spring has finally sprung. Windows are down, lawns are being cleared and the hens are busily laying eggs. It is that time of the year when the garden is ever so slowly starting to wake up and tease us with the possibilities of what is to come. The time of the year when … 0

Sustainable steps: Weather takes its toll

Friday, April 17, 2015

Do you remember my February column and the definition of sustainable? In case you didn’t see it or forgot, here it is again: 1. Capable … 0

Liberty Farm: Woodsy Momma and her band of roosters

Friday, April 17, 2015

With friends like that? As the old saying goes... We got a call asking us if we wanted some free, cute bantam chicks! Once you … 0

Peterborough: Open house at the Players

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Peterborough Players will be holding an open house meeting at the theater on Sunday at noon. A recap of the prior season will be discussed as well as a preview of the upcoming summer theatrical season. A video featuring Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen discussing the new season, … 0

Peterborough: Explore weaving, quilting at workshop

Monday, April 13, 2015

Families are invited to explore some traditional arts at a drop-in maker workshop being held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Several master craftswomen will be onsite to demonstrate weaving, printmaking and quilting. Families will have the opportunity … 0

Peterborough: Monadnock Chorus in concert

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Monadnock Chorus will perform a program of two choral works at the Peterborough Town House on Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. “Dona Nobis Pacem” by Ralph Vaughan Williams and “Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time” by Michael Tippett will be performed. … 0

Wilton: Raphael Trio at High Mowing

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Raphael Trio will present a program of classical works in a concert at High Mowing School on Saturday. The trio will perform works of Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, and Felix Mendelssohn in a concert to benefit the High Mowing School Music Fund. Doors at the High Mowing … 0

Peterborough: Haiku presentation today at library

Monday, April 13, 2015

Off the Cuff will be performing for the Acoustic Cafe at the Wadleigh Memorial Library on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The band incorporates elements of jazz, swing, blues, bluegrass, rock, folk and world music styles into their own style of music. Members are Harry Lowenthal on flute, guitar, … 0

Peterborough: Sweetback Sisters return to Players

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Sweetback Sisters return to the Peterborough Players theater in a co-bill concert with The Stray Birds on Saturday at 8 p.m. Sweetback Sisters Emily Miller and Zara Bode, not blood relations, perform honky-tonk songs in harmony. Like the artists they admire, the Sweetbacks are concerned with the … 0

Dublin: Electric Earth brings singer Arnold to Dublin School

Monday, April 13, 2015

Electric Earth Concerts presents Chamber Music with Soprano Tony Arnold in the Kelly Recital Hall at Dublin School on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Arnold will perform a program of two works written almost a century apart. “Chansons madecasses,” … 0

Dublin: English country dance at town hall

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The fourth in a series of English country dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock” will be held at the Dublin Town Hall on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Allison Aldrich Smith will be teaching dances to appeal to all from novice to experienced dancers. Music will … 0

Lyndeborough: Poetry celebrated at Tarbell Library

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

April is National Poetry Month and J. A. Tarbell Library will celebrate by encouraging a month-long poetry celebration. Adults and children in the community are invited to write a poem or illustrate a favorite poem. Any poem or illustration that is submitted to the library by Sunday will … 0

Peterborough: Jazz trio concert at RiverMead Sunday

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Stevenson Jazz Group will be in concert at RiverMead on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The group will take a journey through jazz in their 13th annual RiverMead concert. The concert, hosted by the Performing Arts Committee, is open to the public and free of charge. For more … 0