Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Talking hawks at Amos Fortune

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Hawks are solitary birds, preferring to maintain a territory big enough only for themselves and perhaps a mate. But during their annual migration to the warmer climates, they congregate in the hundreds, filling the skies above mountain ranges, soaring high, looking like nothing more than pepper flakes dotting the sky. Eric Masterson, the land program coordinator and co-chair … 0

Peterborough: Oft-taboo topic of race tackled at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In intellectual spaces, in areas where the invitation is explicit, we feel comfortable talking about race. But sitting with our neighbors, out in … 0

New Ipswich: Groups raise funds to fight KM pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Several benefit events will be held this weekend to raise funds for anti-pipeline campaigns, including a motorcycle rally, and a barbecue and music festival at … 0

KEene: Talk on N.H. conservation history

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Dave Anderson, the host of NHPR’s “Something Wild,” will give a talk titled “A Century of Statewide Land Conservation at the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests” on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Anderson’s presentation, which will take place at Keene Public Library’s Heberton Hall, is the … 0

nelson: Nova Scotian fiddlers to play

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Troy MacGillivray will return to the Nelson Town Hall with Cape Breton fiddler Andrea Beaton on Sept. 3, for a 7:30 p.m. show. MacGillivray was raised in Lanark, Nova Scotia and was stepdancing by age six. By 13 … 0

Peterborough: First Saturday dance upcoming

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The First Saturday Contra Dance will be held at the Peterborough Town House on Sept. 5. The dance will feature caller Steve Zakon-Anderson with music by Cedar Stanistreet, Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens and Jon Cannon. Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for more than 25 years. His clear teaching, precise … 0

Greenfield: Frost’s words expressed in imagery

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

“The Road Not Taken,” a fine art exhibit inspired by the poetry of Robert Frost, will be featured at the Stephenson Memorial Library for the months of September and October. “The Road Not Taken” is making the rounds … 0

Peterborough: SAC exhibit opening Sept. 4

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An exhibit titled “Abstract Body” will be on display at the Sharon Arts Center beginning with an opening reception on Sept. 4. Exhibitors include Jutta Koether, Amanda Church, Dennis Kardon, Paul Pagk, Sangram Majumdar, Rachel Beach, Jennifer Paige Cohen, Lee Newton, Carrie Moyer, Lucy Mink Covello, Susan Metrican, … 0

Jaffrey: Colored pencils featured medium in new exhibit

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An exhibit of colored pencil artwork by Roland Coates will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center opening Friday. “From the mountains to the sea you will observe waterfalls, lakes, spring and … 0

Francestown: Fulbright Scholar to teach, research at Helsinki school

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Rebecca Martusewicz, a professor in the Teacher Education Department in Eastern Michigan University’s College of Education, who has a home in Francestown, has been designated a Fulbright Scholar for the 2015 fall semester. She will be conducting research … 0

Peterborough: It’s more than just ABCs

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, is presenting a Community Conversation on Literacy. This will be held in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. If you are reading this, then you rely on written … 0

Keene: Women’s chorus seeks singers

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Animaterra, a women’s chorus, is beginning a new season and is seeking new members. Any woman who enjoys singing is invited to attend the first rehearsal on Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. A welcoming reception will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by a rehearsal … 0

Letters: Keeps those chickens away!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: Many citizens wonder whether the federal government will listen to the local public that overwhelmingly opposes the Northeast Direct Pipeline to be built by Tennessee Gas. The agency tasked with overseeing the permitting process is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The recent scoping sessions where … 0