Arts & Living

Peterborough: Dinner with friends

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It’s a place of community. “We’ve found that there’s more community here in the small towns than in the big city, which is funny,” said Erica Fayrie-Malone of Hancock, who only recently moved to the area from Portland, Oregon. It’s a place of good food. “It’s healthy food, and my kids love all the soups. It’s a really simple menu … 0

ConVal: Student shares joy of discovery

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Photography student shares her work ConVal photo student Maddi Sullivan sent us this photo of her classmate Madelynne Moynihan, which she took as part of … 0

Keene: Locals star in KSC encore show

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Keene State College Theatre and Dance Department will present an encore performance of “Equus” on Saturday, Jan. 24, as a fundraiser to take the … 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

Peterborough: Memoir writing topic for writers’ group

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 9:45 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room of the Peterborough Town Library. The featured speaker will be writer, poet and teacher Pam Bernard. Bernard will discuss the process of writing memoir and share her … 0

Hancock: Margaret Carlson’s essays read at library

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Essays of local author Margaret Carlson will be read by poet Becky Sakellariou and others at the Hancock Town Library on Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. Carlson’s book, “Looking Forward,” is a collection of true stories — both light and dark — over a lifetime, and includes excerpts … 0

Keene: Civil War folk music presented

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The Hardtacks as Woody Pringle and Marek Bennett will present an overview of the American Civil War through the lens of period music at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 7 pm. Audience … 0

Peterborough: Piano concert at RiverMead, Sunday

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A piano concert featuring the works of Bach, Beethoven and Debussy will be held at RiverMead Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. Frederick Moyer has been a full-time concert pianist for more than 30 years playing in 43 countries with most of the major orchestras of the U.S., Europe, Asia … 0

Peterborough: Fused glass exhibit now on display at Sharon Arts

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

An exhibition of art students in the Fused Glass classes at Sharon Arts is on display in the Sharon Arts Crafts Gallery through Feb. 8. Glass bowls, platters and dishes, as well as jewelry items are represented. Exhibiting … 0