Arts & Living

Rindge: Skateboard competition returns

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A defunct skateboarding event once held by Franklin Pierce University will be resurrected, after the Select Board gave approval on Wednesday for a portion of Mountain Road to be shut down for a short time on Thursday to allow for a slalom competition. On Wednesday, Doug Carty, the director of campus recreation at Franklin Pierce University appeared before … 0

Starting From Scratch: All good things must come to an end

Friday, October 17, 2014

If I had to summarize the activities at Oxbow Farm over the past few months, I would use the old adage, “All good things must … 0

Rindge: Rams hold ‘Turkey for a Vet’ program

Thursday, October 9, 2014

As Veterans Day starts to approach in November we all think of the great men and women that proudly served the United States. The RAMS … 0

Peterborough: Cheryl Wheeler, John Gorka share stage Oct. 24

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Singer/songwriters Cheryl Wheeler and John Gorka are scheduled to perform as a co-bill at the Peterborough Players Theater on Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Wheeler’s songs are often infused with humor and alternate with clever stories. Gorka, who hails from New Jersey, was inspired by folk troubadours such … 0

Jaffrey: Miniatures on display at Civic Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

An exhibit of miniature artworks featuring a husband and wife pair of artists will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. A passion for art and miniatures has defined Michele Carter’s entire life. Her love of art made her choose … 0

Greenfield: Registration open for N.H. Arts Conference

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Online registration is now open for the N.H. State Council on the Arts’ 2014 Arts Education Partnership Conference, “The Arts as Inspiration for Learning, Teaching, Making, Living.” This year’s conference takes place Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Barbara … 0

Keene: ‘Equus’ at KSC starts next week

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

“Equus,” an explosive play of passion and human behavior, will be presented by the Keene State College Theatre and Dance Department, at the Wright Theatre of Redfern Arts Center beginning Oct. 21. Written in 1973 by British playwright … 0

Peterborough: Town celebrates 275th anniversary in style

Monday, October 13, 2014

Saturday morning’s brisk, wet weather didn’t stop the “bang” of musket shots, the “crack” and “boom” of fireworks, or the smell of popcorn, barbecue and other fare from filling downtown for Peterborough’s 275th anniversary celebration of the first … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Lions seek members for new international club

Thursday, October 9, 2014

People from the Jaffrey and Rindge communities are joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world. The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to … 0

Jaffrey: Scary good time

Monday, October 13, 2014

Above: Shayna Quinn, 1, of Jaffrey, fills a bag with straw to act as her scarecrow’s face. Left: Megan Newton, 8, of Jaffrey, and Maya Pressman, 9, of Jaffrey, have a playful fight in the straw pile. … 0

Take the tour

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Each year, there is an opportunity for art buyers and lovers to take their admiration a step beyond viewing the art, and get the opportunity to view the artists in their natural environment — the studios where they … 0

Backyard Birder: Fall brings a backyard bird that’s easy to miss but sometimes seen

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Fall birding has its challenges. Birds this time of year are all too quiet. Their territorial and courtship songs have faded along with what I call their “breeding biology,” atrophied for the non-breeding season. Falling leaves also distract, … 0

Peterborough: Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’ on Live at the Met series

Monday, October 6, 2014

The sixth season of The Met: Live in HD will begin with Verdi’s Shakespearean drama “Macbeth” screening at the Peterborough Players theater on Saturday at 1 p.m. Anna Netrebko will star in the role of Lady Macbeth, Zeljko Lucic in the title role, Joseph Calleja as Macduff, and … 0