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Arts & Living

Peterborough: 100 years at the movies

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

It is the woman in her 80s that refuses to pay the discounted seniors’ price, because she’s not old yet. It’s the woman that marched into the theater one Superbowl Sunday, when the theater was empty, and declared she was not going to watch one more minute of football, and didn’t care what was showing. It’s the people that remember … 0

Peterborough: ‘All in Good Fun’ tackles tough topics at Players

Monday, September 8, 2014

The voice of one crying out in the wilderness. That, the Dartmouth College motto, is embodied by “All In Good Fun” creator, writer and star … 0

Peterborough: Library storytime starts Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library will begin their fall storytime series on Sept. 30. Three weekly storytimes for different age groups will be offered for six … 0

Peterborough: In hopes of new theater

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A committee of arts enthusiasts from all walks of life have been meticulously putting together plans to build a new performing arts center at ConVal High School. After two years of planning, the committee is opening themselves up … 0

Jaffrey: Feeling the Music

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Most music tells a story. But for the “Djeli” of West Africa, music tells a history. Djeli, also called Griots, are families who come from a heritage of oral history-tellers and musicians. They are a repository of knowledge … 0

Backyard Birder: Thoughts on the home landscape

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

I’ve been thinking about home landscapes. What is the landscape that speaks to us most profoundly? Some people say they have to have mountains; others the sea. I remember a documentary on Georgia O’Keeffe many years ago, and … 0

Peterborough: Cellist Eggar performing Fri.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Cellist Dave Eggar and his band Deoro will at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture for a performance on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Grammy-nominated chamber ensemble Deoro has toured throughout the world creating classical crossover collaborations with artists such as Dr. Ralph Stanley, The Talaandig Tribe … 0

Greenville: Talk on female tavernkeepers Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

“A Woman That Keeps Good Orders: Women, Tavern Keeping, and Public Approval” will be presented by Marcia Schmidt Blaine at the Chamberlin Free Public Library on Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. When her husband died in 1736, Ann Jose Harvey became the owner of a prominent Portsmouth tavern … 0

KEene: Dance club offers fun for squares

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Monadnock Squares, a square dance club based in Keene, is offering a free fun night, to be held at the Keene Recreational Center on Sept. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. The evening will give people an opportunity to learn some of the steps that are used in … 0

Jaffrey: Speed Bumps Band playing at Shattuck

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Fred Marple and the Speed Bumps Band will be performing at the Shattuck Golf Club Cathedral Ballroom on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. The band will present its brand of Yankee humor, music and “assorted nonsense.” The … 0

Jaffrey: Library continues black and white film series

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Jaffrey Public Library will be continuing its popular film program this fall. “Classics in Black and White, Part Seven” will be presented on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the library meeting room. This season will feature films from 1936 up to 1965 The series opened on Sept. … 0

Hillsborough: New drama ‘Pierce’ to be read, Sept. 13

Monday, September 8, 2014

“Pierce,” a new drama by Jacques Lamarre, will be read by HerStory Theatre at the Franklin Pierce Homestead on Saturday, Sept. 13. The reading will begin at 6 p.m. and run for two hours with an intermission. It is free and open to the public with donations appreciated. … 0

Peterborough: Artist participating in paint out event

Monday, September 8, 2014

Alicia Drakiotes of Marlborough will be one of the landscape painters participating in the 13th annual IPAP Paint Out event to be held in the White Mountain region on Sept. 12-14. Drakiotes is known locally for her colorful landscapes and Mount Monadnock paintings, and as an art instructor … 0