Arts & Living

Peterborough: Lowry speaks at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lois Lowry’s children’s books, such as “The Giver” and “Number The Stars,” are famous in many elementary and middle schools, and infamous in others, for subtly addressing grown up subjects like racism, anti-authoritarianism, murder and the Holocaust. The wide-reaching and complex subject matters Lowry explores, in addition to her being an award-winning writer, prompted the Monadnock Summer Lyceum to ask … 0

Hancock: Photo exhibit at library Saturday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

An exhibit of works by hobbyist photographer Chris Ingalls of Hancock will be on display in the Daniels Room of the Hancock Town Library beginning … 0

Sharon: A dream in the making

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Walk around the back of the Sharon Arts Center building, and you will see the culmination of years worth of organizing and fundraising, rising from … 0

Peterborough: Songs of stars and space

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A child looks up into the vast expanse of stars reaching out into an infinite universe and thinks of adventures into the unknown. A large honey moon hanging low in a canvas of pinpricks of soft starlight creates … 0

Peterborough Players: Love, marriage and infidelity — a vicious circle

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

A circle can be a simple geometric shape, a chain of events that forms a connected whole, or a group of people who share a common interest, activity or upbringing. And while all of these apply to “The … 0

Peterborough: Village Harmony in concert

Monday, July 28, 2014

Village Harmony Teen Ensemble will be performing at the Union Congregational Church on Monday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The teen world music singing ensemble, led by Patty Cuyler, David Oliver from England, and Bongani Magatyana of South … 0

Rindge: Classical guitarist, open mic Friday

Monday, August 4, 2014

Classical guitarist Steve Rapson will be the featured performer at the Meeting House Stage held at the Rindge Meeting House on Friday, from 7 to 10 p.m. Performers are invited to participate in the open mic. For more information, visit or contact David Lister at 899-2142 or … 0

Wilton: Andy’s newest original musical opens Friday

Monday, August 4, 2014

“Phantasmagoria — or Voices from the Ether” —is the next offering in the lineup for Andy’s Summer Playhouse this season. The show explores the tale of two young ladies who become famous for communicating with spirits. What started … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Best in Show’ screens tonight

Monday, August 4, 2014

“Best in Show” will be the fifth free movie shown by The Park Theatre this summer screening at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club tonight at 7 p.m. This PG-13, 2000 film is a spoof on New York’s dog show, following the stories of five dogs and their owners as … 0

Peterborough: Award-winning poet visiting the Toadstool

Monday, August 4, 2014

Award-winning poet Robin Becker will be reading her poetry at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 11 a.m. She won the Lambda Literary Award for her collection “All-American Girl.” She will be reading from her most recent collection of poems “Tiger Heron.” A summer resident of … 0

Harrisville: Laufman calling Saturday contra dance

Monday, August 4, 2014

Dudley Laufman will lead the dancing at a special Saturday contra dance on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Granite Mill No. 1. Laufman was named a National Heritage Fellow in 2009, and received the N.H. Council of the Arts Folk Heritage award in 2001. On an episode of … 0

Francestown: Baroque ensemble offers rare works on the OMH stage

Monday, August 4, 2014

ACRONYM, a 12-member baroque string ensemble, will be in concert at the Old Meetinghouse on Friday, Aug. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The ensemble will perform sonatas and canzons by Giovanni Valentini (1582-1649), who was Hofkapellmeister in Vienna from … 0

Keene: Benefit concert for Indian orphanage

Monday, August 4, 2014

Snatam Kaur and Ajeet Kaur will be performing a benefit concert at the United Church of Christ on Aug. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Joined by Siri Kirtan Kaur on guitar and bass, Ezra Landis on guitar, and Tripp Dudley on tabla and percussion, the concert is a benefit … 0