Arts & Living

Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough is the new owner of the cafe inside the Toadstool Bookshop. Dunn is finalizing the purchase of Aesop’s from Allison Fredericks. He hopes to gradually make the hangout his own. “I’m trying to pique (customers’) … 0

Peterborough: Trumpet offering art course

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Trumpet, the fine arts and idea gallery, is kicking off spring with many new artists and pieces throughout the gallery. New artists are always welcome. … 0

Dublin School: ‘Chicken Soup for the Existentialist’s Soul’

Thursday, March 12, 2015

My head felt like a bowling ball and my voice sounded like a congested muppet. Luckily for me, my mom was armed and ready with … 0

Jaffrey: Acrylic, oils exhibiting at JCC

Monday, March 16, 2015

An exhibit of acrylic and oil paintings by Scott Niemi will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery of the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning March 20 with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m Niemi has … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ tonight

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A screening of the 1967 film “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” will be held at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club tonight, March 19, at 6:30 p.m. The film, starring Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and Sidney Poitier, tells the story of a young white woman who brings her black fiance … 0

Jaffrey: Retrospective exhibit opens Friday

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

“80 Years (more or less) Behind the Brush,” a retrospective exhibit of Shannon Stirnweis, will be on exhibit in the Cunningham Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center opening Friday, March 20, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Showcasing a lifetime of efforts in the art of … 0

Peterborough: Guitarist Tsukamoto makes N.H. debut at Bass Hall on March 27

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hiroya Tsukamoto, a composer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan, will make his New Hampshire debut in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on March 27, at 7:30 p.m. While at Osaka University, Tsukamoto … 0

Peterborough: Gallery talk next Thursday

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A curator-led gallery talk of the exhibit, “Gents Bow, Ladies Know How: Traditional Dance in the Monadnock Region, 1750-2015” will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Thursday, March 26, at 10 a.m. The Monadnock region has enjoyed a long and unbroken history of … 0

Keene: ‘Nevabawarldapece’ explores liberation movements

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Robert Moses’ Kin Dance Company will perform “Nevabawarldapece” in the Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m. A New England premiere, “Nevabawarldapece” is a contemporary dance, spoken word and … 0

Peterborough: ‘Of Farm and Farmhouse’ photo exhibit opens Saturday

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Peterborough Heritage Commission’s new photography exhibit “Of Farm and Farmhouse” by Peterborough artist Kimberly Peck will be on display at the Peterborough Town House beginning Saturday. Drawing inspiration from the bounty of local agriculture and the historic beauty … 0

Greenfield/Jaffrey: ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ encore performances Fri. and Sat.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Project Shakespeare will be presenting two encore performances of the staged reading of “Shakespeare’s Will” this weekend. Playwright Vern Thiessen provides voice in “Shakespeare’s Will” to one of the most silent characters in history, Anne Hathaway, the wife … 0

Liberty Farm: Hannah and Victoria

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Recently, we have observed one of our chickens, a black hen, wandering about. She walks directly away from the coop into the wind, perches on the stone wall in snow, ends up far afield from the flock and … 0

Spice Cupboard: St. Patrick’s Day herbed mashed potatoes

Friday, March 13, 2015

Here we are on March 17, when leprechauns, shamrocks and potatoes are aplenty. Everything is green — well, except for the grass that is. To tell you the truth, St. Patrick’s Day holds a very special place in … 0