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Arts & Living

Hancock: Their service is marked by a flag

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

On the eve of battle, Harlan Knight, who died of wounds sustained in the battle of Fredericksburg, had a premonition. He turned to his older brother, Samuel, and told him that, if he were to be hit, it would be on the left side. Harlan and his older brother, Samuel, who was called Gardner, enlisted in the Sixth New Hampshire … 0

Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie … 0

Peterborough: Talk on connection of art, science, today

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A discussion and visual presentation entitled “Are Art & Science Connected?” will be offered at the Sharon Arts Center gallery today, from noon to 1:30 … 0

Hancock: ‘Peter Pan’ on stage at Meeting House

Monday, May 4, 2015

The musical “Peter Pan” will be performed by the Norway Pond Junior Minstrels at the Meeting House on Saturday at 4 p.m. Under the direction of Music on Norway Pond Artistic Director Jody Hill Simpson, 27 children between the ages of 5 and 13 will transform into pirates, … 0

Peterborough: Author discussing the American Dream Saturday

Monday, May 4, 2015

Author and social scientist Robert Putnam will be at the Toadstool Bookshop to discuss his latest book on Saturday, at 11 a.m. “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis” shows how during the last 25 years a disturbing “opportunity gap” has emerged. The book makes the case that … 0

Peterborough: Photography exhibit at library

Monday, May 4, 2015

An exhibit of photographs by the Camerata group is on display in the Art Corner of the Peterborough Town Library through May. Local photographers Joan Barrows, Swift Corwin, Baxter Harris, Scott McGovern, Caitlin Selby, and Francie Von Mertens … 0

Peterborough: Folk music concert at RiverMead

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Terry Landis Band will be performing in the auditorium at RiverMead on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The band will present a concert of contemporary folk and world music with original arrangements. The concert is open to the public and free of charge. For more information, call 924-0062. … 0

KEene: Music festival concert Saturday

Monday, May 4, 2015

Arc Iris will be the featured performer for the next concert in the Sumner Knight Series to be held at the Sumner Knight Chapel in the Woodland NED Cemetery on Saturday, from 7 to 9 p.m. The Keene Music Festival, in collaboration with Keene Parks and Recreation and … 0

Dublin: Collage exhibit on display at Community Center

Monday, May 4, 2015

Michael Reilly will be displaying his paintings and sculptures at the Dublin Community Center during the month on May. The “Portrait of Jazz” series, which he has been developing for more than 10 years, will be on exhibit. … 0

Keene/Peterborough: Choral concert theme is justice, freedom

Monday, May 4, 2015

Animaterra Women’s Chorus will be presenting their spring concert, “My Heart Is Ready: Songs of Justice, Freedom, and the Earth,” at two venues this weekend. This season the chorus is honoring many heroes who answered the call of their hearts, especially local hero Jonathan Myrick Daniels, who was … 0

Keene: ‘Peyton Place’ film screening

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

A screening of the 1957 film “Peyton Place” will take place at the Keene Public Library on Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m. The film, based on the 1955 novel of the same name by Grace Metalious of Gilmanton, depicts the secrets, sex and scandal of a fictional New Hampshire … 0

Peterborough: A.C.T. presents ‘The Play’s the Thing’ at Players Theatre

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

“The Play’s The Thing,” P. G. Wodehouse’s adaptation of Ferenc Molnar’s 1920’s comedy, will be presented by Actors’ Circle Theatre at the Peterborough Players theater today through Saturday. The play is about a lovely young starlet of the … 0

Greenfield: Cellar holes talk at the library tonight

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

“A Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes” will be presented at the Stephenson Memorial Library tonight at 7 p.m. Adair Mulligan will explore the rich story to be discovered by what remains behind. See how one town has set out to create an inventory of … 0