Arts & Living

Antrim: The art of giving back

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In 1998, Antrim artist Earl Schofield and his wife, Yvette, had been married for just a few months and were preparing to build their life together — he as an artist and she as a first grade teacher. They had also recently received their university degrees — from the Massachusetts School of Art and Design and UMass-Amherst, respectively — and … 0

Peterborough: Anonymous donor gives library $50K

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library received a “wonderful surprise” last month, according to Marcia Patten, chair of the library’s Board of Trustees. An anonymous donor donated … 0

Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One … 0

Peterborough: Ungandan Kids Choir performing Nov. 8

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Ugandan Kids Choir will perform in concert at the Mariposa Museum on Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. On tour across the U.S., the choir brings a message of hope to audiences while sharing African culture and the power of love through music and dance. The tour offers … 0

Jaffrey: Exhibit awards announced

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The winners of the juror’s choice awards for the exhibition “Tell Me a Story” at the Jaffrey Civic Center have been announced. Maureen Ahern the exhibition juror selected the awards, which were presented at the exhibit opening on … 0

Peterborough: Concert features ‘partsongs’

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Peterborough Chamber Choir will present a program celebrating the art of harmonized song, featuring some of the masterpieces of the genre loosely defined as “partsong” at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday at 4 p.m. The concert will include works from England and Germany to France and … 0

Keene: Dylan’s music on KSC stage

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Howard Fishman and his band will present “The Basement Tapes Project: Bob Dylan and the American Songbook” at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. Conceived by singer, guitarist, composer … 0

Antrim: Performance group seeks child actors for Arthurian play

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Auditions for the Children’s Stage Adventures production of “The Sword Called Excalibur” will be held at the Antrim Town Gym on Monday at 3:45 p.m. Approximately 50 local children, ages 7 through 14, will be cast to appear in the show with CSA actor/educators Lorrie and Rob Gray. … 0

Peterborough: First Saturday contra dance this weekend

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The first Saturday contra dance at the Peterborough Town House this Saturday will feature Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Heyday. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve’s clear … 0

Peterborough: Visiting Buddhist monks share message of peace through sand

Monday, October 27, 2014

A delegation of Tibetan Buddhist monks have not spoken much with the public visiting them at the Mariposa Museum over the last several days. Only one of the monks, Tsultrim Dorjee, speaks English. However, just the monks’ presence … 0

Peterborough: Saving the Stone Barn

Monday, October 27, 2014

No matter which direction you drive on Old Street Road, you can’t miss the Stone Barn. It’s an imposing and swelling structure that was modeled after another barn in Bar Harbor, Maine. The history of Peterborough’s Stone Barn … 0

Jaffrey: Civic Center names photo exhibit winners

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced the winners of the recent exhibit “The Annual Photography Exhibit,” which hung in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery from Aug. 22 through Sept. 27. First place was awarded to Guy Biechele of Athol, Mass., for “Evening Sky”; second place to Jonathan Route of … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare show on Halloween

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Project Shakespeare, a theater education program, will be performing a show at the Monadnock Inn as part of the inn’s Spooky Halloween bash on Friday, Oct. 31, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Project Shakespeare performers will take on the characters of more locally known historical figures like Willa … 0