Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Civic Center names photo exhibit winners

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced the winners of the recent exhibit “The Annual Photography Exhibit,” which hung in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery from Aug. 22 through Sept. 27. First place was awarded to Guy Biechele of Athol, Mass., for “Evening Sky”; second place to Jonathan Route of Leominster, Mass., for “Rockport Light”; and an honorable mention to Gerrit Bradley … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare show on Halloween

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Project Shakespeare, a theater education program, will be performing a show at the Monadnock Inn as part of the inn’s Spooky Halloween bash on Friday, … 0

KEene: Evolution of kitchen technologies today

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Wyman Tavern lecture series will conclude today with “The Evolution of Food Ingredients and Cooking Ware.” This program of food history, presented by Sandra … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Garden Party’ exhibit starts Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An exhibit of oil paintings by Jeanie Doris entitled “A Garden Party” will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. An artist’s reception wild be held on Oct. 17, from … 0

Peterborough: Fall foliage concert at Monadnock Center

Monday, October 6, 2014

Electric Earth Concerts will present its annual fall foliage concert at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m. A program of chamber works will be performed, including Trio in E-flat, K. 498 for clarinet, viola and piano by W.A. Mozart; Sonata … 0

Portsmouth: NH Furniture Masters holding gala

Monday, October 6, 2014

The N.H. Furniture Masters will be holding their grand gala at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel on Sunday. Furniture Master William Thomas of Rindge will be among the participants. Public viewing of the exhibit will be from noon … 0

Keene: Rood sings Gilligan at Redfern Center

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Guest artist Margot Rood, soprano, will be performing the works of Dr. Heather Gilligan at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State Collee on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. A new work for soprano and cello by Gilligan will be premiered during the concert. Tickets are $10 … 0

Peterborough: Paintings, Boy Scout memorabilia at library

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Artworks by Ann Howe are being featured in the Art Corner of the Peterborough Town Library for the month of October. Howe, an award-winning artist, enjoys portraying landscapes, farm animals, portraits, and country scenes and exhibits her art in the New England area, recently shown at the Commonwealth … 0

American Revolution: The story of Our Town

Monday, October 6, 2014

No one knows exactly when Thomas Morison arrived in what is now the town of Peterborough. But Morison, a Scots-Irish immigrant, purchased a tract of land shortly after a group of Concord, Mass., investors secured a land grant … 0

MAKER FAIRE: Life’s What you make it

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A burst pipe in the Guernsey Building forced the open house into the Town Hall, but there was still plenty to see. Above: Scott Lumsden of Lyndeborough shows off his transistor radio, which he converted to sync via … 0

Antrim: Strumming in the rain

Monday, October 6, 2014

ANTRIM — The Ukulele Society of Antrim is having fun. Dressed in matching white shirts and casual jeans, the group strums their four-stringed instruments, getting bouncy for “Build Me Up, Buttercup” and the Beach Boys classic “Barbara Ann,” … 0

Swanzey: Humane Society staff: Board should step aside

Monday, October 6, 2014

An overwhelming majority of the Monadnock Humane Society’s staff is calling for the Board of Directors to step aside and for Michelle Thevenin, the animal shelter’s executive director the board fired in August, to be rehired. This comes after a group of donating members petitioned the Humane Society … 0

Peterborough: 1833 Society receives $35K grant

Monday, October 6, 2014

A nonprofit organization whose aim is to finance and assist in planning and designing a renovation and update of the Peterborough Town Library announced in their October newsletter they received a $35,000 grant donated to them from an anonymous supporter. The 1833 Society will use the grant to … 0