Arts & Living

Parading tradition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Jason Bergeron, 12, recently learned at South Meadow School that a soldier’s greatest fear is not dying. It is dying and not being remembered. His grandmother and chair of the Peterborough Select Board, Barbara Miller, repeated that message at Putnam Park on Memorial Day. “How can we honor the more than 1.8 million who gave their lives for America since … 0

Peterborough: Documentary and talk on bee crisis

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Cornucopia Project, in partnership with the Harris Center, will screen “QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” on June 2 at … 0

Hancock: Woodworking program at library

Friday, May 22, 2015

Stephen Carey will give a woodworking talk Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Hancock Town Library. Carey’s involvement with woodworking began in a high school … 0

Wilton: Controversial, epic silent film screening Sunday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

“The Birth of a Nation,” the 1915 ground-breaking epic D.W. Griffith film, will screen at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, May 24, at 4:30 p.m. Although the film is regarded as a masterpiece tarnished by racism and … 0

Keene: Four American plays presented

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Four plays by four playwrights on four nights will be read by the Edge Ensemble at Heberton Hall, the Keene Public Library. “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” by Edward Albee will be presented on Friday, May 29, and “The Little Foxes” by Lillian Hellman on May 30. “All … 0

KEene: Kids Count, celebrating foster care

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Kids Count: Celebrating Foster Care in Our Community will be held in Railroad Square on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. An afternoon of children’s music and activities along with information about foster parenting will be offered. This event will feature children’s music from local and regional … 0

Keene: Jazz quartet performing at KSC

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Saxophonist Scott Mullett and his jazz quartet will perform a special concert with classical jazz singer Rebecca Holtz at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on June 1, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will herald the … 0

Jaffrey: New Ipswich artists represented in show

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An exhibit of works by the New Ipswich Artists League, “New Ipswich Sampler,” will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery beginning May 29. League members showing their works are Steve Brosque, Roland Coates, Carol Culhane, Debra … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets $200,000 gift

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An anonymous donors has given the MacDowell Colony $200,000 to fund an annual residency of up to two months at colony. The new fellowship honors literary agent Charlotte Sheedy and will be awarded to writers representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries. In announcing the Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship … 0

Peterborough: Beatrix Potter presentation tonight

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Today at 7 p.m., the Mariposa Museum will host the illustrated talk,Beatrix Potter: A Woman Ahead of Her Time, by Betsy Bray. Beatrix Potter is one of the heroes being celebrated by the Mariposa Museum in connection with its exhibit, Renewing Energies: Fairy Tales, Heroes, and the Wisdom … 0

Peterborough: College grad to explore love affair with wool

Monday, May 18, 2015

Imagine your early-20s self receiving a $30,000 grant to travel anywhere in the world for a year to find yourself. Come August, Annie Trowbridge won’t have to imagine. The Peterborough native and ConVal alumnus will be a Thomas … 0

New Ipswich: Remembering our veterans

Monday, May 18, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — There was a big turnout for the town’s morning Memorial Day parade and observance in the South Cemetery in Smithville village on Sunday. The parade included the American Legion Post 13 Rifle Squad, multiple veterans, … 0

Rindge: Pajama storytime at Rindge library

Friday, May 8, 2015

Children and their parents are invited to attend “Pajama Storytime” on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Come listen to some great bedtime stories. The program is for children in pre-K through grade 5. Pajamas and teddy bears are optional. For more information call 899-3303. … 0