Arts & Living

Dublin: Releasing control

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Dublin artist David Nelson’s latest artwork is out of control. His pieces —long, horizontal panels now hanging at the Dublin Community Center — were guided by Nelson’s hand, to be sure, but the end result? It was up to chance. “What I’m interested in is a balance between control and freedom,” said Nelson of Dublin during an interview at the … 0

Dublin: Playing in the clay

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Just before lunchtime Wednesday at Dublin Consolidated School, a swarm of children wiggle and smush and smear their hands and arms through sand and clay. … 0

Peterborough: Symphony NH back in town October 5

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Symphony NH will return to the Peterborough Town House for a matinee performance entitled “Hearts Aflame” on Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. Violinist Caroline Goulding … 0

Hancock: Mystery author at the library, Tuesday

Monday, September 15, 2014

Archer Mayor, author of the Vermont-based mystery series featuring detective Joe Gunther, will visit the Hancock Town Library on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. A death investigator for Vermont’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and a detective … 0

Peterborough: Piano concert at RiverMead

Monday, September 15, 2014

Russian pianist Vladimir Svoysky will perform at RiverMead in Peterborough on Sunday, Sept. 21, with the program starting at 2:30 p.m. The program will feature works of J.S. Bach and Frederic Chopin. The concert is free of charge and open to the public. … 0

Peterborough: Three authors speak at Toadstool

Monday, September 15, 2014

The authors of a new book on spirituality and the author of a book collecting the letters of an early 20th-century German woman will be at the Toadstool Bookshop Saturday to sign and discuss their works. At 11 a.m., Albert LaChance and Rebecca LaChance Goodwin will be on … 0

Peterborough: Author will speak to writers’ group

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will meet in the downstairs meeting room at the Peterborough Town Library on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. The featured speaker will be Tim Horvath. He is the author of “Understories,” published by Bellevue Literary Press (2012), which won the New Hampshire Literary Award for … 0

Peterborough: Hymn fest planned for town’s 275th celebrations

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Community Hymn Festival will be held at the Union Congregational Church on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. Area singers are invited to participate in the hymn fest which will be held in honor of the Town of Peterborough’s 275th anniversary. The event will kick off a … 0

KEene: Latin jazz/salsa on stage at Keene State

Monday, September 15, 2014

The two-time Grammy Award-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra will be in concert at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The 13-piece all-star salsa big band will play a program of contemporary … 0

KEene: Organ workshop is Sept. 27

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Monadnock Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present a music workshop for organists and choir directors at the United Church of Christ on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon. This workshop, designed for a wide variety of choirs, will be mostly a cappella SATB … 0

Milford: Reading of ‘The Devil and the Detective’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A staged reading of “The Devil and the Detective” by Kevin Barret will be presented by the Milford Area Players at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. The year is 1892 and the famous Detective Coombs has been summoned to … 0

Peterborough: Interim directors will lead the Monadnock Chorus this season

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Monadnock Chorus comes to its new season during an interval of change. Three interim artistic directors will take the helm while the search for a permanent artistic director begins. For the fall 2014 season culminating in two December concerts, Dr. Matthew Leese will direct the chorus. In … 0

Peterborough: Downton Abbey tea this Sunday

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea fundraiser will be hosted by the Union Congregational Church on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Maids and footmen will serve tea sandwiches, scones with jam and Devonshire cream, and sweets ranging from lemon tarts to “Victoria sandwiches,” a sponge cake that was … 0