Arts & Living

Dublin: Releasing control

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Dublin artist David Nelson’s latest artwork is out of control. His pieces —long, horizontal panels now hanging at the Dublin Community Center — were guided by Nelson’s hand, to be sure, but the end result? It was up to chance. “What I’m interested in is a balance between control and freedom,” said Nelson of Dublin during an interview at the … 0

Dublin: Playing in the clay

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Just before lunchtime Wednesday at Dublin Consolidated School, a swarm of children wiggle and smush and smear their hands and arms through sand and clay. … 0

Peterborough: Symphony NH back in town October 5

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Symphony NH will return to the Peterborough Town House for a matinee performance entitled “Hearts Aflame” on Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. Violinist Caroline Goulding … 0

Peterborough: Ladies movie night at Community Theatre Monday

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A “ladies movie night” featuring the 1987 classic “The Princess Bride” will be held at the Peterborough Community Theatre on Monday, Sept. 29. Themed appetizers and beverages will be served at 6:15 p.m., and the movie will begin at 7 p.m. “The Princess Bride” is rated PG and … 0

Keene: Keaton’s ‘College’ screening at KSC

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

“College,” one of Keaton’s landmark feature films from 1927, will be screened at the Putnam Theater at Keene State College on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. Keaton never smiled on camera, earning him the nickname of “the … 0

Peterborough: Library celebrating ‘Banned Book Week’

Monday, September 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — What do the comic book series “Captain Underpants” and the novels “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “The Hunger Games” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” all have in common? They were the 10 most “challenged” books … 0

Stonlea revival subject of book

Monday, September 22, 2014

How many octogenarian widows from New York could transform a 19th-century colonial summer mansion in Dublin into a model of sustainability? Polly Guth could. Guth turned the derelict Stonlea overlooking Dublin Lake into a net-zero energy house. Stonlea … 0

Peterborough: 100 years at the movies

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

It is the woman in her 80s that refuses to pay the discounted seniors’ price, because she’s not old yet. It’s the woman that marched into the theater one Superbowl Sunday, when the theater was empty, and declared … 0

Peterborough: ‘All in Good Fun’ tackles tough topics at Players

Monday, September 8, 2014

The voice of one crying out in the wilderness. That, the Dartmouth College motto, is embodied by “All In Good Fun” creator, writer and star Talene Monahon, as she brings her original play to the stage to close … 0

Peterborough: Library storytime starts Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library will begin their fall storytime series on Sept. 30. Three weekly storytimes for different age groups will be offered for six weeks. Preschool Storytime will be on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. from Sept. 30 through Nov. 4. The group enjoys picture books together and … 0

Temple: Area artist in solo Groton art show

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A solo exhibit of works by Temple native Carol Gove will be on display at The Conant Gallery of the Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center on the campus of Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass., from Sept. 15 through Dec. 15. … 0

Greenfield: ‘Beat the Devil!’ at Plowshare Farm

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Anthropos production of “Beat the Devil! Faust, the Whole Story,” based on Goethe’s theatrical work, will be presented at Plowshare Farm on Sunday at 7 p.m. Glen Williamson, a member of Actors’ Equity Association, will perform a staged reading of this one-man play about love, sex, murder, … 0

Peterborough: Presentation on Scots-Irish settlers

Monday, September 15, 2014

A presentation entitled “The Scots-Irish Settlers of the Contoocook Valley” will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Retired Dartmouth College history professor Jere Daniell will present the talk which is based on his research into Colonial New Hampshire and … 0