Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Hearse house location questioned

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Several residents of Jaffrey, concerned about a replica of a hearse house obstructing Mount Monadnock, are urging the Jaffrey Historical Society to move their planned site out of view of the mountain. Residents are encouraging the Historical Society — which plans to build a hearse house to display two hearses from 1868 in the Jaffrey Center Commons — … 0

ML: MINI-MAKERS

Monday, January 26, 2015

At the Peterborough Town Library, children can learn about electricity while they fashion bracelets that light up with LEDs. The library is holding a “Light … 0

Dublin: Fulfilling Hayashi’s dream

Monday, January 26, 2015

Editor's note: The Harris Center has postponed the Jan. 31 hike through the former Camp Chenoa property to Feb. 8, due to expected weather conditions. … 0

Jaffrey: First Church welcomes new pastor

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The First Church in Jaffrey, a congregation of the United Church of Christ, has called The Rev. Susan Tarolli as its new settled pastor. Tarolli began her ministry on Jan. 12 and will lead the worship service on … 0

Marches in support of campaign reform

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

This week, reform-minded residents will walk across New Hampshire in four simultaneous NH Rebellion marches covering more than 300 miles from Portsmouth, Nashua, Keene, and Dixville Notch to Concord. The Keene route will kick off on Saturday at Soldier’s Monument in Central Square at 9 a.m. Local events … 0

Peterborough: Zumbyes in concert Saturday night

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Amherst College all-male a capella group Zumbyes will return to the Unitarian Universalist Church for a concert on Saturday at 7 p.m. The ensemble combines jazzy songs, irreverent humor and silly skits with choreography in the performances. … 0

Keene: English country dance series begins Sunday

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The first in a series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock” will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, Jan. 18, from 2 to 5 p.m. Rick Jackson will teach dances that will appeal to dancers, novice to experienced. Music will be … 0

Peterborough: Jonathan Edwards performing Jan. 24

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards will be in concert at the Peterborough Players theater on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. Edwards has been known on the music scene since the early 1970s with hit songs such as “Sunshine (Go Away Today),” “Don’t Cry Blue,” “Emma,” “Everybody Knows Her,” and … 0

Peterborough: Greenblatt performs at the Monadnock Center

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The Tara Greenblatt Band will open a series of concerts at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Led by vocalist/percussionist Tara Greenblatt, the band also includes Saibhung Singh, bass; Lucio S. … 0

Peterborough: Ruebner presents “Shattered Hopes” at Toadstool

Monday, January 12, 2015

Josh Ruebner, advocacy director of a national peace organization and former Middle East analyst for the Congressional Research Service, will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. to sign and discuss his new book. In “Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace,” … 0

Peterborough: Live at the Met ‘The Merry Widow’, Saturday

Monday, January 12, 2015

Live at the Met in HD will present the opera “The Merry Widow” by Franz Lehar at the Peterborough Players on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 1 p.m. Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, “The Merry Widow” is a comic operetta in which a wealthy … 0

KEene: Apple Hill Quartet plays Colonial Friday

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Apple Hill String Quartet, New Hampshire’s only resident string quartet, will be performing at the Colonial Theatre Friday, Jan. 16, at 8 p.m. The quartet, violinists Elise Kuder and Colleen Jennings, violist Michael Kelly and cellist Rupert Thompson, will be playing Three Fantasias by Henry Purcell, Benjamin … 0

Peterborough: Paintings, butter molds display at the library

Monday, January 12, 2015

“Unexpectedly Awkward Moments,” an exhibit featuring the work of Vivienne Strauss, is now on view at the Peterborough Town Library Art Corner. Strauss is a self-taught painter with a background in philosophy. Her works are predominantly in oil and watercolor. Her work has been featured in several publications, … 0