Arts & Living

Ideas taking flight

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Penguins cannot fly. Too bad no one told that little fact the hero of Peterborough author and illustrator Lita Judge’s latest children’s book. Armed with a pair of bright red flight goggles and the soul of an eagle, this little penguin is determined to succeed at flight school along with all the other birds. “Flight School” is the latest children’s … 0

Backyard Birder: Bogsucker and the blues

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Over the years, I have written about the Fremont conservation land in Peterborough a lot. I like to quote Janet Altobello, teacher-naturalist at the Harris … 0

Peterborough: Greenerborough at the 7-year mark

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Alpacas, goats and cattle will return to the open field behind the Peterborough Town House, the patio in front of the building will … 0

Peterborough: Three ‘M’s at the Mariposa, May 3

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Mariposa Museum will rock with the music and color of Mexico for their annual staff fundraiser, “Mariachis, Margarita and Mariposa” on May 3, at 7 p.m. Papel Picado, flowers, pinatas and the Mariachi music of “Mexico Lindo” will create a fiesta atmosphere throughout the Mariposa, while waiters … 0

Keene: ‘Perspective’ exhibit on display

Monday, April 21, 2014

An exhibit entitled “Emily Eveleth: Perspective” will open at the Carroll House Gallery at Keene State College on May 1, with an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. This exhibition presents a wide array of work in various mediums including paintings, photographs, and drawings of Emily Eveleth. … 0

Peterborough: Lakota culturalist at Mariposa First Friday

Monday, April 21, 2014

Lakota culturalist Jhon Duane Goes in Center will offer a retrospective look at the way the ancient Lakota people saw their world and struck a relationship with creation for First Friday, May 2, at the Mariposa Museum. In a presentation entitled “Another America: An Aboriginal World View and … 0

Hancock: Encaustic paintings on view at library

Monday, April 21, 2014

Award-winning encaustic painter Danielle M. Le Bris will have an exhibition entitled “Dreamscapes” in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library, from May 10 through June 19. On opening day May 10, the artist will host a … 0

Peterborough: Didgeridoo player performs Sunday

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Stephen Kent, a prolific didgeridoo player, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, will make a special appearance at Monadnock Yoga and Healing Arts on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Born in England, Kent was raised in East Africa, which sparked his interest in global cultures. In a career spanning more … 0

KEene: Borromeo Quartet performs Bartok Quartets

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Borromeo Quartet will perform the Third, Fifth and Sixth Quartets of Bela Bartok at Congregation Ahavas Achim May 4, at 4 p.m. Bartok’s six quartets were written between 1910 and 1940. Long-time quartet in residence at the New England Conservatory, the Borromeo Quartet is known for its … 0

Manchester: Majestic Theatre offers teen programs

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Majestic Theatre will offer two teen intensive programs for youth ages 13-19 years. Each two-week program will provide a hands-on intensive experience for the advanced teen to learn about theater in a small-group, highly focused setting. Each session will use a scripted production as the main focus. … 0

Dublin: Music, poetry at library, Saturday

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

John Perrault will make a musical visit to the Dublin Public Library on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. He will present a program of poems and songs, including selections from his new CD “Rock and Root.” The presentation will include works by Blake, Burns, Wordsworth, Whitman, Dickinson, Paul Dunbar, … 0

Rindge: ‘Why local food matters’

Monday, April 21, 2014

Students mill around the campus center at Franklin Pierce University. Some are meeting Snowball, a chicken from Oxbow Farm in Dublin. Others are feeling the texture of products made from alpacas at Spring Pond Farm in Greenfield, and … 0

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing … 0