Arts & Living

New Ipswich: Praise be

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Robin Mark didn’t set out to make his mark on the Christian music scene. He was an engineer who had picked up playing the acoustic guitar, with no real ambitions in music. But sometimes God works in mysterious ways. Mark first started playing in front of people decades ago, when he and his wife were part of a very small … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was … 0

Peterborough: From New Zealand to Peterborough

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Malcolm Cooper of Peterborough finished shearing the last alpaca of the year late Sunday afternoon. This spring, like the last 12, he started shearing in … 0

Wilton: Railroads theme of silent film series

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A series of vintage big screen railroad dramas highlights this summer’s silent film schedule at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre. The train-themed movies, all accompanied by live music, are fast paced, silent-era melodramas set in the world of … 0

Peterborough: Peterborough dancers at KSC’s Redfern

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Peterborough Dance Theatre will be performing at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on Saturday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m. The show “24” is a reflection of the 24 hours in the day expressed through dance. … 0

Peterborough: Bass to talk organic farming with Cornucopia

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Cornucopia Project will host a presentation and question and answer session with noted Peterborough organic garden guru Rosaly Bass. The talk is scheduled for July 7 at 6 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Theater. Titled “Rosaly’s Garden: … 0

Antrim / Hillsborough: Gov. Lincoln Chafee visits

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Former Gov. Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, who recently declared his candidacy for president, is scheduled to attend the Blue BBQ Saturday at the Hillsborough Fire Department picnic grounds. The event was organized by the Antrim and Hillsborough … 0

Jaffrey: Library film series is heroic

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Children’s Room of the Jaffrey Public Library will be starting their summer children’s film series, “Super Flicks,” at 1:30 Tuesday, with “Big Hero 6.” Heroes and heroines will be the theme of the series this summer, as a tie-in with the library’s Summer Reading Program, Every Hero … 0

Peterborough: Monadnock Center fundraiser Sunday

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture will host a special fundraising event on Sunday at Stone Barn in Peterborough. This iconic landmark has intrigued the region’s residents for decades, and this is an exclusive opportunity to experience … 0

Hancock: Chamber singers to perform

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Monadnock Chorus Chamber Singers will present a program entitled ““Fair as the Lily” on Sunday at 4 p.m. Under the direction of Dr. Daniel Carberg, the chorus will offer a concert honoring the spirit or birth and … 0

Peterborough: Festival features music by band composer

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Music composed and arranged by internationally renowned band composer Ed Madden, summer resident of Peterborough with his wife Kathy, will be performed by the Hollis Town Band during the annual Strawberry Festival to be held on the Hollis … 0

Peterborough: High school short films screen at PCT

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Twenty-five student-produced short films selected for the 2015 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival will be screening at various theaters around the state including the Peterborough Community Theatre on Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m. Launched in 2008 and presented by the New Hampshire Film & Television Office, the … 0

Keene: Tour at Colony Mill Saturday

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Ever wonder what the spaces of the Colony Mill Marketplace were used for when woolen cloth was produced there? In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the establishment of the Faulkner & Coloney Woolen Mill, a walking tour … 0