Arts & Living

Peterborough: Lowry speaks at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lois Lowry’s children’s books, such as “The Giver” and “Number The Stars,” are famous in many elementary and middle schools, and infamous in others, for subtly addressing grown up subjects like racism, anti-authoritarianism, murder and the Holocaust. The wide-reaching and complex subject matters Lowry explores, in addition to her being an award-winning writer, prompted the Monadnock Summer Lyceum to ask … 0

Hancock: Photo exhibit at library Saturday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

An exhibit of works by hobbyist photographer Chris Ingalls of Hancock will be on display in the Daniels Room of the Hancock Town Library beginning … 0

Sharon: A dream in the making

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Walk around the back of the Sharon Arts Center building, and you will see the culmination of years worth of organizing and fundraising, rising from … 0

Hancock: Just hanging out at home

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

HANCOCK — Residents enjoyed Old Home Day activities in Hancock on Saturday. … 0

New Ipswich: the carnival’s in town

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Residents gather to celebrate the 153rd Children’s Fair at the Congregational Church in New Ipswich on Saturday. … 0

Jaffrey: she who tells a story

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

From war-torn landscapes taken on the frontlines of conflict to artistic capturing of quiet moments of contemplation, a picture is worth a thousand words. Or, in the case of the pictures of twelve female photographers from the Middle … 0

BAckyard Birder: ‘The Kids Are All Right’: Young birds everywhere

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

It’s been too long since I’ve visited the Fremont Field town conservation land here in Peterborough. So long that I feared the path wouldn’t be mowed, the beavers would have flooded and eroded the path yet again, and … 0

Peterborough: ‘Northern Borders’ screening and director’s discussion Friday

Monday, August 4, 2014

Award-winning director Jay Craven will present his most recent film “Northern Borders” at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Friday, at 7 p.m. The screening will include an introduction and post-film discussion led by Craven. “Northern … 0

Keene: Keene Idol finale is Saturday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The finale of Keene Idol will be held at McCue’s Billiard & Sports on Saturday, at 7 p.m. The final contestants, Kenzie Christiansen, April Cushman, Lara Germana, Janice Guttierez, Jerilyn Kiniry, Gregory Knight, Mary Leighton, Allie McGahie, Alana Martineau and Maggie O’Brien, will each sing two songs, one … 0

Peterborough: ‘Dragon Tale’ on stage Friday, Saturday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Summer Theater Camp will present a production of “Dragon Tale” at the Union Congregational Church with performances on Friday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16. For the past 12 years, Union Congregational Church has sponsored a two-week musical … 0

Nelson: Final Apple Hill concert Tuesday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Soprano Kendra Colton will be the featured artist at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music’s final summer concert of the season, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Louise Shonk Kelly Concert Barn. She will be performing the aria “V’adoro, pupille” from G.F. Handel’s opera “Julius Caesar.” Colton … 0

Jaffrey: Photos sought for fall show

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center is calling for entries for the annual photography show, which will open Friday, Aug. 22, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Anyone who would like to participate in the show can drop off their photograph(s) between Tuesday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug. … 0

Peterborough: 1st Andy’s Film Festival is Monday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse will present the first annual Andy’s Film Festival, a celebration to benefit Andy’s youth programs, on Monday, Aug. 18, at the Peterborough Community Theater. In collaboration with the Peterborough Community Theatre and C’est La Vie! restaurant, Andy’s will present an evening of film created by … 0