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Arts & Living

Greenfield: GREENFIELD: Third Annual Uplift Festival to bring, music and arts to Oak Park — and raise money for the Grapevine Community Center

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It’s all about community. The Uplift Music Festival, now entering its third year, celebrates the tight-knit nature of the region, bringing together local musicians, artisans and vendors to raise funds in support of a small business or nonprofit. This year, there are nine local artists lined up to play the festival, held this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Art as Lifeline’ topic of Amos Fortune forum

Monday, July 21, 2014

David Leventhal will be the guest speaker for the Amos Fortune Forum on Friday, July 25, at the Meeting House. Leventhal will address “The Arts … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Imagination’ is mixed-media show

Monday, July 21, 2014

An exhibit of solo works by Keene artist Bob Askey will be on exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center through Aug. 16. Entitled “Imagination,” the … 0

Peterborough: Faculty exhibit at Sharon Arts Center

Monday, July 14, 2014

The New Hampshire Institute of Art (Institute) is presenting an exhibition featuring the work of the Institute’s graduate programs faculty members at the Sharon Arts Center Exhibition Gallery, which will be open through Aug. 30. A gallery reception will be July 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. This … 0

Jaffrey: ‘New England Light’ exhibit

Monday, July 14, 2014

An exhibit of photographs by Jeffrey Newcomer entitled “New England Light” are on exhibit in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center. “I have developed my craft largely through private study, experimentation and through the study of the work of many fine photographers such as Ansel … 0

Jaffrey: Landscape class on offer at Civic Center

Monday, July 14, 2014

Four-day painting workshops are being offered at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Each day artists will paint en plein air in the morning and spend the afternoon in the studio producing abstracted studies and paintings of the morning work. … 0

Peterborough: Take me to the river

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Well School held its 12th Annual Summer Theater Camp from July 7 through 18. This year the campers performed “I See a River,” written by Dawn and Annie Garret-Larsen. This performance strings together 28 show tunes with … 0

antrim: Author publishes first children’s book

Monday, July 14, 2014

Karen Tatro of Antrim has published her first children’s book “I’m a Super Hero —I’m Not Afraid of Ghosts!” with America Star Books. The book tells the story of a young boy named Garrett who is afraid of ghosts. He is sure they are in his bedroom. He … 0

Wilton: Multi-media production to premiere at Andy’s Playhouse

Monday, July 14, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse continues their 2014 season with a world premiere of an original multimedia production, “The Block,” which opens Saturday. Written and directed by Jared Mezzocchi, a multimedia theater artist and the director of last season’s production of “The Little Prince” and 2012’s “The BFG,” this new … 0

Peterborough: ‘The Granite Block’ next for The Players

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A world premiere comedy will be the next show on stage at the Peterborough Players. “The Granite State,” written and directed by Charles Morey, will open Wednesday, July 23. Morey was the writer/director of last year’s comedy, “Laughing Stock” — winner of six 2014 N.H. Theatre Awards, including … 0

Peterborough: Jazz music Friday eve in Depot Park

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Saxophonist Paul Klemperer will be playing in Depot Park with a band of local musicians Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Joining Klemperer will be Max Nennemaker on bass, Spencer Peery on guitar, Joe Bartlett on drums and Gordon Peery on keyboard. The concert is free and all … 0

Peterborough: ‘Love Boat’ on stage Sunday

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

An episode of the 1970’s TV show “Love Boat” will be performed in the parish hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday at 7 p.m. This show, a production of the Holy Smokes Theater Group, is for folks 18-years and older. It’s geared up to be a … 0

Jaffrey: Medicine in transition next forum topic

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Amos Fortune Forum continues its season with a talk by David Fairchild on “Medicine in Transition: Moving from ‘Illness-care’ to ‘Health-care’” on Friday at the Jaffrey Center Meeting House. One aspect of the Accountable Care Act that has garnered relatively little press is the creation of the … 0