Arts & Living

Peterborough: Exploring chocolate channels

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Mariposa is mixing a world of pure imagination with the real world with their new exhibit, the “World of Chocolate.” The exhibit has two sides — one that will pair with the Roald Dahl Literary Estate to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the children’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” and another that explores the impact that chocolate has … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell Fellow talks about moments in time

Monday, July 28, 2014

Visual artist Deborah Aschheim, in her first MacDowell Colony residency, likes to engage in “mental time-travel” with her audiences. She says her anthropology background fuels … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Yosemite and the National Park Idea’ addressed Friday

Monday, July 28, 2014

Dayton Duncan will address the “Seed of the Future: Yosemite and the National Park Idea” at the next Amos Fortune Forum Friday. One hundred and … 0

Backyard Birder: The songs of Pack Monadnock

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Early Monday morning I headed for Pack Monadnock to climb the auto road. Sure footing on pavement allows maximum attention to the natural world. As hardwoods at the start transition to spruce towards the summit, each elevation zone … 0

Temple / Jaffrey: Fundraiser gala for veterans

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — A gala will be held Saturday to benefit Warrior Camp, an equine therapy program at Temple’s Touchstone Farm that assists veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Warrior Camp is a week-long clinical program designed to treat combat stress among veterans and active service members, using equine-assisted … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare opens season

Monday, July 14, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge … 0

Keene: Keene IDOL contest begins July 19

Monday, July 14, 2014

The 11th annual Keene IDOL, a regional talent showcase and fundraiser to benefit AIDS Services for the Monadnock region, will be held at McCue’s on Saturday, July 19, 26, and Aug. 2, 9, 16. Keene IDOL is an amateur singing competition. For the purposes of this event, “amateur” … 0

Fitzwilliam: Annalivia trio to perform at the Inn

Monday, July 14, 2014

The trio Annalivia will bring their folk and roots string trio sound to the Fitzwilliam Inn, Friday at 8:30 p.m. Lead singer Liz Simmons, who grew up in Greenfield and lived in Peterborough until a few years ago, … 0

Greenfield: Classical music at the Meeting House

Monday, July 14, 2014

An an afternoon of chamber music will be presented by Monadnock Music at the Meeting House on Sunday at 3 p.m. The program will feature the Monadnock Players Piano Trio performing music of Amy Beach, Guther Schuller and Robert Schumann. Admission is free but voluntary donations are appreciated … 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