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Arts & Living

New Ipswich: Praise be

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Robin Mark didn’t set out to make his mark on the Christian music scene. He was an engineer who had picked up playing the acoustic guitar, with no real ambitions in music. But sometimes God works in mysterious ways. Mark first started playing in front of people decades ago, when he and his wife were part of a very small … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was … 0

Peterborough: From New Zealand to Peterborough

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Malcolm Cooper of Peterborough finished shearing the last alpaca of the year late Sunday afternoon. This spring, like the last 12, he started shearing in … 0

Hancock: Independence Day fireworks set

Friday, June 26, 2015

The town will celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, food and music on Thursday. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m,, there will be hot dogs and music from the folk group Off the Cuff. Fireworks begin at dusk. Rain date will be July 6. There will be a $5 … 0

Jaffrey: ML

Friday, June 26, 2015

Every hero has a story, and officer Christopher Anderson, Sgt. Scott Stevens, and officer Christopher LeBrecque of the Police Department will share their stories Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Families with kids ages 4 and up are welcome. Preregister for this sure-to-be-popular summer reading program event by calling the … 0

Jaffrey: Clean out and clean up at townwide sale

Friday, June 26, 2015

Residents are invited to set up a table and be part of a townwide yard sale on July 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. For $10 per address, locations will be printed on a map to be given to those who are looking for … 0

Peterborough: Continuing the fight

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The murders of two civil rights activists were the driving force of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a major step in the fight against racial discrimination. But, after a Supreme Court decision in 2013 reversed parts of … 0

Backyard birder: Peterborough’s (somewhat) new trail

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

I’m updating Peterborough Conservation Commission’s guide to public trails in town. There are three great additions, and I finally explored the Evans Flats Trail Monday morning. I love the story of the land the trail explores — the … 0

Peterborough: Medal to celebrate lifetime of music

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

In an unprecedented move, the MacDowell Colony will posthumously award the 56th Edward MacDowell Medal to Gunther Schuller, celebrating his life in addition to his achievements. The 89-year-old Schuller, a composer, conductor, educator, author and historian who was … 0

Mason: Marty’s axes concert, holds rally

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The band will be there, but they won’t be performing. Marty’s Driving Range, which continued to advertise a concert Saturday despite a town ruling prohibiting the event, announced Tuesday on Facebook that the concert would be canceled, but … 0

Peterborough: Family concert kicks off summer reading

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Peterborough Town Library will kick off its summer reading program with a concert featuring Ben Rudnick and Friends at Depot Park on Saturday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m. Bring a picnic.This concert is free and open to … 0

Peterborough: Music, market, food for Lucky Duck Race

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A mini farmers market, tastings, barbecue, and live music will take place at the Grove Village to honor the annual Lucky Duck Race on Saturday. The Boogie Men will be playing on the patio. Co-sponsored by the Grove Village Shops and the Keene Music Festival, all donations will … 0

Francestown: Bluegrass duo in concert Saturday

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Bluegrass duo The Sky Blue Boys will be in concert at the Old Meeting House on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Dan Linder and Willy Linder of Vermont continue the brothers’ duets tradition that started back in the 1930s … 0