Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Civic Center names photo exhibit winners

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced the winners of the recent exhibit “The Annual Photography Exhibit,” which hung in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery from Aug. 22 through Sept. 27. First place was awarded to Guy Biechele of Athol, Mass., for “Evening Sky”; second place to Jonathan Route of Leominster, Mass., for “Rockport Light”; and an honorable mention to Gerrit Bradley … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare show on Halloween

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Project Shakespeare, a theater education program, will be performing a show at the Monadnock Inn as part of the inn’s Spooky Halloween bash on Friday, … 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 … 0

Peterborough: Celebrate Samhain on Saturday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The 9th annual Celebrate Samhain will be held at the Peterborough Community Center on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This festival is dedicated to the ancient Celtic celebration of the final harvest and “day of the dead.” The featured speaker will be award-winning author “Garden Witch” … 0

Peterborough: German duo plays Sunday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

German trumpet-organ duo, Frank Dueppenbecker and Klaus Eldert Mueller will present a recital at All Saints’ Church on Sunday at 4 p.m. Their program will include music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. A highlight of … 0

Peterborough: Cheryl Wheeler, John Gorka share stage Oct. 24

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Singer/songwriters Cheryl Wheeler and John Gorka are scheduled to perform as a co-bill at the Peterborough Players Theater on Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Wheeler’s songs are often infused with humor and alternate with clever stories. Gorka, who hails from New Jersey, was inspired by folk troubadours such … 0

Jaffrey: Miniatures on display at Civic Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

An exhibit of miniature artworks featuring a husband and wife pair of artists will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. A passion for art and miniatures has defined Michele Carter’s entire life. Her love of art made her choose … 0

Greenfield: Registration open for N.H. Arts Conference

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Online registration is now open for the N.H. State Council on the Arts’ 2014 Arts Education Partnership Conference, “The Arts as Inspiration for Learning, Teaching, Making, Living.” This year’s conference takes place Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Barbara … 0

Keene: ‘Equus’ at KSC starts next week

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

“Equus,” an explosive play of passion and human behavior, will be presented by the Keene State College Theatre and Dance Department, at the Wright Theatre of Redfern Arts Center beginning Oct. 21. Written in 1973 by British playwright … 0

Peterborough: Town celebrates 275th anniversary in style

Monday, October 13, 2014

Saturday morning’s brisk, wet weather didn’t stop the “bang” of musket shots, the “crack” and “boom” of fireworks, or the smell of popcorn, barbecue and other fare from filling downtown for Peterborough’s 275th anniversary celebration of the first … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Lions seek members for new international club

Thursday, October 9, 2014

People from the Jaffrey and Rindge communities are joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world. The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to … 0

Jaffrey: Scary good time

Monday, October 13, 2014

Above: Shayna Quinn, 1, of Jaffrey, fills a bag with straw to act as her scarecrow’s face. Left: Megan Newton, 8, of Jaffrey, and Maya Pressman, 9, of Jaffrey, have a playful fight in the straw pile. … 0

Take the tour

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Each year, there is an opportunity for art buyers and lovers to take their admiration a step beyond viewing the art, and get the opportunity to view the artists in their natural environment — the studios where they … 0