Arts & Living

At MacDowell: Filmmaker opens 14th MacDowell season

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Filmmaker Katarzyna Plazinska will introduce her films and discuss current projects at MacDowell Downtown at The Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Friday. Plazinska, who grew up in Kolobrzeg, Northern Poland, describes herself as a curious sort, originally more interested in theatre than film. After a post-high school excursion across Europe, and a couple of years of exploring and … 0

Jaffrey: Good Fortune

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Park Theatre in Jaffrey and Monadnock International Film Festival are teaming up to present programing honoring Amos Fortune, an early prominent free black citizen … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare offering homeschool classes

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Project Shakespeare is now accepting students, ages 8-18, for their Spring Term Homeschool Classes using Shakespeare’s enduring love story “Romeo and Juliet.” This five-week class … 0

Peterborough: Writers’ group meets Sat.

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, Feb. 21, in the downstairs meeting room at the Peterborough Town Library. The featured speaker will be B. Eugene McCarthy. He will discuss his book “Sound Ideas: Hearing and Speaking Poetry,” which he co-authored with Fran Quinn. … 0

Keene: Author to talk about his Civil War book

Monday, February 16, 2015

New Hampshire author William Marvel will visit the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Monday, at 7 p.m. for the release of his book, “An End to Innocence: Cheshire County Faces the Civil War.” Marvel’s book, which has been published by the Historical Society, combines fine research and … 0

Nelson: Miller trio performing Friday

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Rodney Miller Trio presents a concert of music rooted in tradition in the Nelson Town Hall on Friday at 8 p.m. Individually these musicians, Rodney Miller on fiddle, David Surette on guitar, mandolin and bouzouki, and Gordon … 0

Keene: Family music show at KSC

Monday, February 16, 2015

Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys will return to the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College for a family show on Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. The band will perform well-known children’s favorites along with new songs … 0

Peterborough: Heritage exhibit closing

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A closing reception for the Heritage Commission photography exhibit will be held at the Peterborough Town House on March 6, at 6 p.m. in appreciation for the photographers who participated in the exhibit. “Heritage — Interpretations by the Camerata” included 13 original photographs representing a broad and creative … 0

Milford: Gallery talk at Antique Coop

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The gallery talk “The Glory of the White Mountains” at the New Hampshire Antique Co-op has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 8, at 1 p.m. The talk will be presented by landscape artists Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq, … 0

Peterborough: Folk duo in concert, March 8

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Folk duo Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell will be in concert at the Peterborough Players theater on March 8, at 7 p.m. The two singer-songwriters have been performing together for 25 years with many solo albums between them, but only decided to create an album together in 2014. … 0

Peterborough: Contra dance set for March at Town House

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dave Eisenstadter will call for the First Saturday Contra Dance at the Peterborough Town House on March 7. Rodney Miller and Jeremiah McLane will provide the music. Eisenstadter learned to call dances at the Nelson contra dance and now performs around New England. He is also a journalist … 0

Wilton: New poetry group starts up

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Stony Brook Poetry Group, a newly forming group, will hold its initial meeting at the Wilton Public & Gregg Free Public Library on Wednesday, at 7 p.m. This group is for anyone who writes poetry and is serious about the craft. It is for individuals who enjoy seeing … 0

Keene: ‘Slavery by Another Name’ screens Sun.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The 90-minute documentary entitled “Slavery by Another Name” will be screened in the parish hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday at 2 p.m. This screening is is being held in recognition of February as Black History Month, in conjunction with the economic justice focus of the … 0