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Arts & Living

Hancock/Peterborough: Helping tell a survivor’s story

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

‘Five Bullets” is a story that Larry Duberstein of Hancock has been trying to tell for more than 40 years. When he was eight years old and saw the string of numbers tattooed on his uncle’s forearm, he started on the long process of extracting his story. It was not an easy process, nor a short one. Before World War … 0

Backyard Birder: Invitation to a journey

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I write on a cold, rainy Monday morning, November 17. Exactly 20 years ago the Monadnock Ledger front page previewed, “New column for bird watchers...Page … 0

Swanzey: Humane Society to hold holiday craft fair

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Monadnock Humane Society will hold its eighth annual craft fair, “Handcrafted for the Holidays,” in the MHS Guinane Training Center at 101 West Swanzey … 0

KEene: ‘Auld Lang Syne’ presented at Heberton

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company will present a world premiere of Walter Lowe’s play “Auld Lang Syne” with performances at Heberton Hall, the Keene Public Library annex. This seriocomedy, directed by Kim Dupuis, is about how lost or suppressed memories can reassert themselves with shattering effect. The cast … 0

Jaffrey: Trio Cleonice performs Saturday

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Trio Cleonice will be the featured performers for the final concert of Electric Earth Concerts’ 2014 season. The concert will take place at First Church in Jaffrey on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The trio, consisting of … 0

Peterborough: Fiddler Schneckenburger performing Saturday

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Fiddler and singer Lissa Schneckenburger will be in concert in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday. The concert will feature the traditional music of New England, including old ballads and dance tunes … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Jekyll vs. Hyde

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

“Jekyll & Hyde,” a musical based upon the novel “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the most ambitious play that the fledgling Conant Drama Club has taken on, explained Director … 0

NElson: Music of the American West featured in Nov. 21 concert

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

“Celtic Roots of the Music of the American West,” a concert program performed by Skip Gorman with Connie Dover, will be presented at the Nelson Town Hall on Friday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m. Through his music, Gorman brings back to life the workaday world of the cowboys … 0

Keene: MoCo Arts offers free seats to community

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

MoCo Arts will be offering 140 free Community Stars Seats during their 2015 season. Made possible in part by donation from C&S Wholesale Grocers, these tickets to MoCo Arts shows will be distributed through nonprofit organizations in the Monadnock region that serve low-income families and disadvantaged youth. The … 0

Peterborough: ConVal Drama presents ‘Les Miserables’ starting Nov. 20

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

ConVal Drama will present a production of “Les Miserables: School Edition” in the Lucy Hurlin Theater at ConVal High School. Based on the Broadway production, the School Edition features songs of the original production, including “I Dreamed a Dream,” “Master of the House,” “One Day More” and “On … 0

Peterborough: Dance theater announces new 2014-15 season

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Peterborough Dance Theatre, located at 70 Main St. in the Guernsey Professional Building, Peterborough, announces its youth dance company “Cloutier & Co. Dance” for the new season 2014-15. The 18-member company performs in a variety of styles … 0

Peterborough: Community Theatre offers presale tickets for ‘Mockingjay Part I’

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Peterborough Community Theatre and Steele’s Stationers have teamed up to pre-sell movie tickets to the first weekend of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I.” Tickets go on sale at Steele’s on Monday and will be available at Steele’s through Nov. 20. Showings for the opening weekend are … 0

Keene: United Way reaches 45 percent of goal

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Monadnock United Way has reached 45 percent of its campaign goal. A strong week, lead by some impressive employee campaign results have boosted the campaign total to $953,876, or 45 percent of the goal as of Oct. 29. General Campaign Chair, John Round highlighted some of the … 0