Arts & Living

Antrim: The art of giving back

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In 1998, Antrim artist Earl Schofield and his wife, Yvette, had been married for just a few months and were preparing to build their life together — he as an artist and she as a first grade teacher. They had also recently received their university degrees — from the Massachusetts School of Art and Design and UMass-Amherst, respectively — and … 0

Peterborough: Anonymous donor gives library $50K

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library received a “wonderful surprise” last month, according to Marcia Patten, chair of the library’s Board of Trustees. An anonymous donor donated … 0

Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One … 0

KEene: Evolution of kitchen technologies today

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Wyman Tavern lecture series will conclude today with “The Evolution of Food Ingredients and Cooking Ware.” This program of food history, presented by Sandra Tarbox, focuses on the evolution of cooking ingredients and kitchen ware in the colonial kitchen and their progression into the 19th and 20th … 0

Peterborough: Two ‘Arts on Screen’ events at the Players

Monday, October 20, 2014

Two Arts on Screen events will be shown at the Peterborough Players this weekend. National Theatre Live’s broadcast of “Frankenstein” returns on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (“Trainspotting,” “Slumdog Millionaire”), “Frankenstein” features Benedict Cumberbatch (“12 Years A Slave,” “Star Trek: Into … 0

Wilton: Chaney films featured for ‘creepfest’

Monday, October 20, 2014

A creepfest of silent horror films will be screened at the Town Hall Theater on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 4:30 p.m. Two movies starring Lon Chaney, “West of Zanzibar” from 1928 and “The Unholy Three” from 1925, will … 0

Antrim: Two plays by Antrim Players this weekend

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Antrim Players will present two one-act plays, “Hearts and Flowers” by Henry Rowland and “Black Comedy” by Peter Schaffer at the Antrim Town Hall. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m on Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 … 0

Peterborough: Book illustrator at Treat Goods Saturday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Illustrator Jill Weber will be discussing and signing her new book “Cat In The City” at Treat Goods on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. The book tells the story of a city savvy stray cat named Pretty Boy who has always managed to make it … 0

Peterborough: Historical novel, memoir at Toadstool Saturday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Two authors will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday, Oct. 25, to discuss and sign their books. At 11 a.m. Tim Weed will talk about his historical novel “Will Poole’s Island.” Set in 17th century Connecticut, it is the story of young Will’s eye-opening encounter with the … 0

Walpole: Apple Hill in concert Sunday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Apple Hill String Quartet, New Hampshire’s only resident string quartet, will present a concert at the Walpole Unitarian Church on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. The quartet, presented by the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, … 0

Keene:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

MoCo Arts will present “Lights. Camera. Keene!” on the Black Box Theatre stage on Saturday. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the one-hour musical revue at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be followed by food, dancing, cash bar, and silent and live auctions at 8:30 p.m. All … 0

Peterborough: ‘Rocky Horror’ show screens on Halloween

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The musical comedy horror film, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” will be shown at the Peterborough Community Theatre for a Halloween party and screening on Oct. 31. The 1975 cult classic is the longest running theatrical release in film history. In keeping with its reputation for late night … 0

Marlborough:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Branch River Theatre will present a production of “Old Radio Daze,” a comedy murder mystery, at the Marlborough Community House beginning Oct. 31. The play, written by CJ Cummings, Lori Goldring and Carrie Kidd, tells the story … 0