Arts & Living

Peterborough: PIECES OF THE PAST

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Sometimes, treasures don’t look like much. Sometimes, they can be buried in a barn, in a nondescript box covered in pigeon droppings. But they are recognizable treasure just the same. When Alice Abraham stumbled across such a box while helping a client with her downsizing business, she recognized it for what it was. Inside was sheet music, written out by … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Tell Me A Story’ opens Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An juried exhibit entitled “Tell Me a Story,” sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, will be showing at the … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Two “Earnest” readings Friday, Saturday

Monday, October 6, 2014

Project Shakespeare will present a stage reading of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde in performances at two locations. On Friday the play … 0

Keene: ‘Equus’ at KSC starts next week

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

“Equus,” an explosive play of passion and human behavior, will be presented by the Keene State College Theatre and Dance Department, at the Wright Theatre of Redfern Arts Center beginning Oct. 21. Written in 1973 by British playwright … 0

Peterborough: Town celebrates 275th anniversary in style

Monday, October 13, 2014

Saturday morning’s brisk, wet weather didn’t stop the “bang” of musket shots, the “crack” and “boom” of fireworks, or the smell of popcorn, barbecue and other fare from filling downtown for Peterborough’s 275th anniversary celebration of the first … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Lions seek members for new international club

Thursday, October 9, 2014

People from the Jaffrey and Rindge communities are joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world. The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to … 0

Jaffrey: Scary good time

Monday, October 13, 2014

Above: Shayna Quinn, 1, of Jaffrey, fills a bag with straw to act as her scarecrow’s face. Left: Megan Newton, 8, of Jaffrey, and Maya Pressman, 9, of Jaffrey, have a playful fight in the straw pile. … 0

Take the tour

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Each year, there is an opportunity for art buyers and lovers to take their admiration a step beyond viewing the art, and get the opportunity to view the artists in their natural environment — the studios where they … 0

Backyard Birder: Fall brings a backyard bird that’s easy to miss but sometimes seen

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Fall birding has its challenges. Birds this time of year are all too quiet. Their territorial and courtship songs have faded along with what I call their “breeding biology,” atrophied for the non-breeding season. Falling leaves also distract, … 0

Peterborough: Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’ on Live at the Met series

Monday, October 6, 2014

The sixth season of The Met: Live in HD will begin with Verdi’s Shakespearean drama “Macbeth” screening at the Peterborough Players theater on Saturday at 1 p.m. Anna Netrebko will star in the role of Lady Macbeth, Zeljko Lucic in the title role, Joseph Calleja as Macduff, and … 0

PEterborough: Shana Stack Band in concert Oct. 17

Monday, October 6, 2014

A country music concert featuring the Shana Stack Band, will be held at the Peterborough Town House on Oct.17, from 7 to 10 p.m. There will be a mechanical bull on site and all proceeds from bull riding will go to the Peterborough Food Pantry. A cash bar … 0

Wilton: ‘Sex on the Moon’ discussion at library

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

“Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History” by Ben Mezrich will be the topic for the book discussion on Oct. 23., at 7 p.m. In 2002, NASA fellow Thad Roberts hatched the most daring heist ever conceived — steal NASA’s precious … 0

Peterborough: Live music at the Toadstool Friday

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Three performers will offer an evening of mellow music at the Toadstool Bookshop on Friday beginning at 7 p.m. Amy McIntire, on tour from West Virginia, is a banjo player, singer/songwriter, and passing through her old hometown of Peterborough. Passerine is songwriter Eric Gagne of Peterborough who has … 0