Arts & Living

ConVal: ‘Expressing the emotions behind words’

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A spotlight blinds Astrid Kipka. She steps to the microphone, drowns out any auxiliary noise, breathes in, and starts. “We are space between, the orange black blur, of a million monarchs, on their two generation migration, south to fir-crowned Michoacan,” she recites, accenting “Michoacan” with a Spanish accent. And while Kipka narrates “Zacuanpaplotls,” by Brenda Cardenas, Kipka loses herself in … 0

‘There are so many different things to try’: Local students take home art awards

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Armed with her camera, Mei Buzzell spent her summer in the halls of Jamaican schools, talking to children. And every time she would ask, “Can … 0

Jaffrey: Finding a spiritual home

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A year following the publication of “A Religion of One’s Own,” Thomas Moore says the book has garnered a lot of response, much like his … 0

Jaffrey: Library book discussion Feb. 2

Monday, January 19, 2015

The next title in the Jaffrey Public Library’s monthly book discussion series will be “Mrs. Queen Takes the Train” by William Kuhn on Monday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. Copies are available now at the library. For more information, call 532-7301. … 0

Jaffrey: Oil works hang at the Civic Center

Monday, January 19, 2015

An exhibit of oil paintings by Ann Cross are on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The majority of works are oil on canvas of realistic landscapes, in which Cross specializes. She began … 0

Wilton: ‘Woman in the Moon’ screens

Monday, January 19, 2015

A silent film, “The Woman in the Moon,” a pioneer space drama about mankind’s first lunar voyage, will be screened at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. A sci-fi adventure hailed as the first feature … 0

Jaffrey: Civic Center seeks entries for spring show

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced a call of entry for the annual Spring Show. The exhibit will be on display in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery and first-floor Auditorium Gallery from Feb. 13 through March 14. This first show of the year will begin with an opening reception … 0

Hancock: Chamber singers perform

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A mid-winter concert with the Monadnock Chorus Chamber Singers will be held at the Meeting House on Sunday at 3 p.m. The one-hour program includes works by John Dowland, Henry Purcell, and Handel, as well as a few repeats of Christmas music. The chorus is under the direction … 0

Peterborough: Return to roots

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Peterborough Folk Music Society brings an old favorite back into town for their upcoming show this Saturday: Folk staple Jonathan Edwards. Edwards is no stranger to the town of Peterborough. In fact, he lived there for more … 0

Peterborough: Sounds of solitude

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Sometimes, solitude is good for the soul. Kerri Powers has recently produced a new album, the first for her in five years. Her last effort, “Faith in the Shadows,” released in 2009, was received well, and Powers put … 0

Peterborough: Bolshoi’s ‘Swan Lake’ at Players theater

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

“Swan Lake” performed by the Bolshoi Ballet will be broadcast in high-definition at the Peterborough Players Theatre on Sunday at 1 p.m. The presentation was captured live in Moscow and is part of the Players’ Arts on Screen … 0

Rindge: Welcome Table Supper, Jan. 26

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The next Welcome Table Community Supper will be held Monday, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House, 6 Payson Hill Rd., Rindge. The menu this month includes a main dish, bread and tossed salad, beverages and a variety of desserts. A vegetarian option will also … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: JGS student is Rotary’s Student of the Month

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Ethan Vitello, a fifth-grader at Jaffrey Grade School, has been named the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Student of the Month. Ethan was nominated for recognition by three teachers, Faye Hansen, Patricia Long, Teresa Sargent. Here’s what they had to say … 0