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Arts & Living

Greenfield: Third Annual Uplift Festival to bring, music and arts to Oak Park — and raise money for the Grapevine Community Center

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It’s all about community. The Uplift Music Festival, now entering its third year, celebrates the tight-knit nature of the region, bringing together local musicians, artisans and vendors to raise funds in support of a small business or nonprofit. This year, there are nine local artists lined up to play the festival, held this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Art as Lifeline’ topic of Amos Fortune forum

Monday, July 21, 2014

David Leventhal will be the guest speaker for the Amos Fortune Forum on Friday, July 25, at the Meeting House. Leventhal will address “The Arts … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Imagination’ is mixed-media show

Monday, July 21, 2014

An exhibit of solo works by Keene artist Bob Askey will be on exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center through Aug. 16. Entitled “Imagination,” the … 0

Jaffrey: The future of health care is on the table

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — Dr. David Fairchild, the latest speaker in the Jaffrey Amos Fortune Forum series opened his lecture with a simple question: “How many of you think our health care system is broken?” Across the Jaffrey Meetinghouse, hands … 0

Keene: Old-time children’s games July 31

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Old- Time Children’s Games in the Garden will be held at the Horatio Colony House Museum on July 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. The programs will provide reproductions of 19th century games including rolling hoops, croquet, game of graces, jump rope, bilbo catchers, jacks, marbles, and stick … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare presenting three plays

Monday, July 21, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge and Peterborough. The mainstage company will present “The Taming of … 0

Wilton/Rindge: A pair of masters

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jere Osgood sits in his living room. Within sight are several small end tables, a settee, a set of dining chairs and a hutch with the elegant sloping lines that Osgood, a master furniture maker, is known for … 0

Backyard Birder: The songs of Pack Monadnock

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Early Monday morning I headed for Pack Monadnock to climb the auto road. Sure footing on pavement allows maximum attention to the natural world. As hardwoods at the start transition to spruce towards the summit, each elevation zone … 0

Temple / Jaffrey: Fundraiser gala for veterans

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — A gala will be held Saturday to benefit Warrior Camp, an equine therapy program at Temple’s Touchstone Farm that assists veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Warrior Camp is a week-long clinical program designed to treat combat stress among veterans and active service members, using equine-assisted … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare opens season

Monday, July 14, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge … 0

Keene: Keene IDOL contest begins July 19

Monday, July 14, 2014

The 11th annual Keene IDOL, a regional talent showcase and fundraiser to benefit AIDS Services for the Monadnock region, will be held at McCue’s on Saturday, July 19, 26, and Aug. 2, 9, 16. Keene IDOL is an amateur singing competition. For the purposes of this event, “amateur” … 0

Fitzwilliam: Annalivia trio to perform at the Inn

Monday, July 14, 2014

The trio Annalivia will bring their folk and roots string trio sound to the Fitzwilliam Inn, Friday at 8:30 p.m. Lead singer Liz Simmons, who grew up in Greenfield and lived in Peterborough until a few years ago, … 0

Greenfield: Classical music at the Meeting House

Monday, July 14, 2014

An an afternoon of chamber music will be presented by Monadnock Music at the Meeting House on Sunday at 3 p.m. The program will feature the Monadnock Players Piano Trio performing music of Amy Beach, Guther Schuller and Robert Schumann. Admission is free but voluntary donations are appreciated … 0