Arts & Living

Peterborough: Joining in song

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

When Mary Ann Fleming first heard that Peterborough would be holding a 275th Anniversary celebration, she knew immediately she wanted to be involved. It was just how she could lend a hand that eluded her. That was, until she attended the Nation Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Boston this June, and heard about a Hymn Festival held … 0

MacDowell Downtown: Playwright Boo Killebrew to appear downtown

Monday, September 29, 2014

Boo Killebrew is an actress and playwright tackling complicated subjects as she creates during MacDowell Colony residency. As an actor, Boo Killebrew has had the … 0

Peterborough: Community Theatre changes hands

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

After Carol Nelson played a part in organizing an online campaign to in 2012 to fundraise $45,000 to save the Peterborough Community Theatre, the Peterborough … 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 Talene Monahon, as she brings her original play to the stage to close … 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 weeks. Preschool Storytime will be on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. from Sept. 30 through Nov. 4. The group enjoys picture books together and … 0

Temple: Area artist in solo Groton art show

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A solo exhibit of works by Temple native Carol Gove will be on display at The Conant Gallery of the Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center on the campus of Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass., from Sept. 15 through Dec. 15. … 0

Greenfield: ‘Beat the Devil!’ at Plowshare Farm

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Anthropos production of “Beat the Devil! Faust, the Whole Story,” based on Goethe’s theatrical work, will be presented at Plowshare Farm on Sunday at 7 p.m. Glen Williamson, a member of Actors’ Equity Association, will perform a staged reading of this one-man play about love, sex, murder, … 0

Peterborough: Presentation on Scots-Irish settlers

Monday, September 15, 2014

A presentation entitled “The Scots-Irish Settlers of the Contoocook Valley” will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Retired Dartmouth College history professor Jere Daniell will present the talk which is based on his research into Colonial New Hampshire and … 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