Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Belletete is Chamber Citizen of Year

Monday, March 2, 2015

Applause filled the Shattuck Golf Club Friday night, as a crowd of over 150 joined to see Jack Belletete accept the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year award. The president of Belletetes Inc. — one of three award winners that evening — kept his speech light, with anecdotes about his past charitable contributions to the town, including the … 0

Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian … 0

Backyard birder: Signs of spring show up in bird behavior

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Sunday was warm. For the first time in too long the outdoors beckoned and I was restless to be out there. It’s a restlessness that … 0

Milford: Gallery talk at Antique Coop

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The gallery talk “The Glory of the White Mountains” at the New Hampshire Antique Co-op has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 8, at 1 p.m. The talk will be presented by landscape artists Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq, … 0

Peterborough: Folk duo in concert, March 8

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Folk duo Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell will be in concert at the Peterborough Players theater on March 8, at 7 p.m. The two singer-songwriters have been performing together for 25 years with many solo albums between them, but only decided to create an album together in 2014. … 0

Peterborough: Contra dance set for March at Town House

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dave Eisenstadter will call for the First Saturday Contra Dance at the Peterborough Town House on March 7. Rodney Miller and Jeremiah McLane will provide the music. Eisenstadter learned to call dances at the Nelson contra dance and now performs around New England. He is also a journalist … 0

Wilton: New poetry group starts up

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Stony Brook Poetry Group, a newly forming group, will hold its initial meeting at the Wilton Public & Gregg Free Public Library on Wednesday, at 7 p.m. This group is for anyone who writes poetry and is serious about the craft. It is for individuals who enjoy seeing … 0

Keene: ‘Slavery by Another Name’ screens Sun.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The 90-minute documentary entitled “Slavery by Another Name” will be screened in the parish hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday at 2 p.m. This screening is is being held in recognition of February as Black History Month, in conjunction with the economic justice focus of the … 0

ConVal: MacDowell Colony hosts ConVal staff meeting

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

ConVal Regional High School teachers and administrators gathered in the historic Eugene Savidge Memorial Library at The MacDowell Colony last week for their monthly staff meeting. During the gathering, MacDowell Colony Resident Director David Macy explained how and … 0

Jaffrey: Concert set for crash victim’s children

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that the concert is on Feb. 21. In an attempt to raise money for the children of a car crash victim, killed by an alleged drunk driver last November, … 0

Antrim: Fancy schmancy

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Fancy Schmancy Tea Party at the Antrim Town Hall Saturday drew a crowd of more than 50 community members. Adults dressed up in fancy dresses and children paraded around in a variety of beautiful gowns. Together, families … 0

Keene: Grand Parade at KSC Wednesday

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Double Edge Theatre will perform “The Grand Parade (of the 20th Century),” a journey through the last century using trapeze, circus, dance and projection, in the Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on … 0

Jaffrey: Information meeting on Chamber’s Tuscany Trip to be held Thursday

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Still undecided about the Jaffrey Chamber’s trip to the Tuscany region of Italy in November? Then be sure to attend the informational meeting on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Chamber office, 7 Main St., Jaffrey, when all your questions will be answered. The nine-day tour of Tuscany, … 0