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Arts & Living

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display … 0

State: Rindge student semi finalist in letter contest

Monday, April 14, 2014

Cynthia Kectic of Rindge was named a semi-finalist for the 2014 Letters about Literature competition. Kectic’s letter was one of 47 selected out of 560 … 0

Peterborough: Why quilts matter

Monday, April 14, 2014

Why Quilts Matter, a one day symposium, will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to … 0

ConVal School District: Raising their voices

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

It’s all about the music. That’s what the stars of the ConVal Drama Club’s upcoming show, “Off Broadway: A Musical Cabaret,” say, anyway. Unlike most of the performances put on by ConVal Drama, the cabaret is a musical … 0

Backyard Birder: Land for all, large and small

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Saturday, driving north as the sun rose, I heard on the radio that ice-out on Lake Winnipesaukee might come close to the record, May 12, set back in 1888. Of the two possible records — early ice-out and late — it would of course be the latter. I … 0

Jaffrey: ‘It’s not about the hike’

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A presentation entitled “It’s Not About the Hike,” presented by Nancy Sporborg and Pat Piper, will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center on April 28, at 7 p.m. This multi-media program highlights the journey of two 50-plus … 0

Peterborough: P.J. O’Rourke at Toadstool

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

P.J. O’Rourke, a resident of Sharon, will be discussing and autographing his latest book “The Baby Boom: How It Got That Way and Why It Wasn’t My Fauilt and I’ll Never Do It Again” at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 11 a.m. Born at the peak of … 0

Peterborough: Latin ladies’ music at the Mariposa

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Mariposa Museum will be hosting an evening of music composed or arranged by Latin American women from the 16th century to the present on Saturday at 7 p.m. La Donna Musicale and Rumbarroco — Boston’s Latin-Baroque Fusion … 0

Keene: ‘Flying Colors’ on stage Sunday

Monday, April 7, 2014

MoCo Arts Tweens Musical Theatre will present “Flying Colors” at the MoCo Arts Black Box Theatre on Sunday. When the two main characters Molly, a Green, and Butch, a Blue, try and unite their small town with a party, chaos ensues and the two young people run away … 0

Jaffrey: Dance featuring jazz ensemble, Friday

Monday, April 7, 2014

A dance for adults featuring music from the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s will be held in the Pratt Auditorium at Conant High School on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. The dance is being sponsored by the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Music Department to raise funds for a … 0

Peterborough: Monadnock Chorus performing this weekend

Monday, April 7, 2014

Monadnock Chorus will present a performance of Poulenc’s “Gloria” and Dvorak’s “Mass in D” at the Peterborough Town House on Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13. Francis Poulenc’s “Gloria” is considered to be one of the most … 0

Jaffrey: Abinaki presentation on Thursday

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Abenaki Indians will be the subject of a talk presented by Dr. Robert G. Goodby at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Thursday at 7 p.m. Dr. Goodby will discuss how the real depth of Native Abenaki history was revealed when the excavation for the new Keene Middle … 0

Keene: Puccini one-act opera offered

Monday, April 7, 2014

Performances of Puccini’s one-act opera “Gianni Schicchi” will be presented by Raylynmor Opera at Heberton Hall on Friday and Saturday. This comic opera features one of Puccini’s most famous arias “O mio babbino caro.” This production will be sung in English with a cast of young professional opera … 0