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Arts & Living

Antrim: Baked beans and apple pie

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tenney’s Farm was buzzing with activity on Sunday afternoon. Volunteers set up a long table with trays, to fill with barbecue-style fixings. Off to one side, racks and racks of chicken slow roast, sending the smell of cooking meat wafting. And off to one side, in an unassuming little shed that houses Tenney Farm’s cider mill, a sign proclaims it … 0

Short story: The fog that surrounds; or, BooBoo

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

He was a professional taxidermist, headed out to Colorado or Montana or one of those vast expanses where people had a more pressing need to … 0

Wilton: Meal with local food

Monday, September 15, 2014

If there’s anything that brings people together, it’s food. And this month the Wilton Community Center has a great event for everyone who appreciates a … 0

Jaffrey: Bluegrass, gospel group to play at UCC

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Monadnock Mountain Music of Jaffrey will play at United Church of Jaffrey during the worship service on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 9:45 a.m. The church’s fall season will begin with a selection of gospel, bluegrass and country music … 0

MacDowell Downtown: Turning the lens on Ethiopian history

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Filmmaker Yemane I. Demissie, currently in his first MacDowell residency, is a self-described “story addict” working on the post-production of a film that examines the social history of his native Ethiopia during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie. … 0

Jaffrey: Dean murder topic at DAR meeting

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Mary Varnum Platts Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. The speaker will be Bill Driscoll and the topic of his presentation will be “A New Perspective on … 0

Peterborough: Spitzfaden to read from “Untold” at Toadstool

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Amy Spitzfaden will be at The Toadstool Bookshop to sign and discuss her newly published novel “Untold,” on Saturday at 11 a.m. When 21-year old Katie Winters begins to feel as though she misses someone she can’t remember, … 0

Keene: Monday contra dances remain in Keene

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Nelson Monday night contra dance is staying in Keene for September while the Nelson Town Hall undergoes a significant renovation. The dance will be held at Heberton Hall next to the Keene Public Library on Sept. 8, 15 and 22. Admission is $3 and volunteer musicians and … 0

Peterborough: Lister on Open Stage Sept. 12

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Parish Hall Open Stage will be celebrating its sixth season with feature artist David Lister of Rindge. As singer and songwriter, Lister writes songs about family and friends or yarns and ballads about everything including sidewalks in Rindge. … 0

Peterborough: Story in song

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The unique life — and tragic death — of the indomitable spirit that was country singer Patsy Cline has many facets. Her brash attitude as she tried to make it in a man’s world helped break down barriers … 0

Wilton: Elephant features end summer series

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The finale of the summer-long all-star animal silent film extravaganza at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre will be an elephant double feature screening on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. “Soul of the Beast,” a 1923 film, stars Oscar the Elephant, who accompanies a circus runaway fleeing a mean stepfather. … 0

Keene: Historic photography exhibit at state library

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

More than 150 prints selected from the Hillsborough Historical Society’s Manahan-Phelps-McCulloch Photographic Collection will be on exhibit at the N.H. State Library through Oct. 31. The full Manahan collection contains more than 150,000 negatives from a photo studio that operated in Hillsborough, from the 1860s until 2002. William … 0

Peterborough: Guest preacher at Methodist Church

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

On Sunday at 10 a.m., Bishop Sudarhana Devadhar will be preaching at the Peterborough United Methodist Church, 43 Concord St. in Peterborough. Open communion will be held. All are welcome. … 0