Arts & Living

Dublin: Releasing control

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Dublin artist David Nelson’s latest artwork is out of control. His pieces —long, horizontal panels now hanging at the Dublin Community Center — were guided by Nelson’s hand, to be sure, but the end result? It was up to chance. “What I’m interested in is a balance between control and freedom,” said Nelson of Dublin during an interview at the … 0

Dublin: Playing in the clay

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Just before lunchtime Wednesday at Dublin Consolidated School, a swarm of children wiggle and smush and smear their hands and arms through sand and clay. … 0

Peterborough: Symphony NH back in town October 5

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Symphony NH will return to the Peterborough Town House for a matinee performance entitled “Hearts Aflame” on Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. Violinist Caroline Goulding … 0

Peterborough: Cellist Eggar performing Fri.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Cellist Dave Eggar and his band Deoro will at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture for a performance on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Grammy-nominated chamber ensemble Deoro has toured throughout the world creating classical crossover collaborations with artists such as Dr. Ralph Stanley, The Talaandig Tribe … 0

Greenville: Talk on female tavernkeepers Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

“A Woman That Keeps Good Orders: Women, Tavern Keeping, and Public Approval” will be presented by Marcia Schmidt Blaine at the Chamberlin Free Public Library on Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. When her husband died in 1736, Ann Jose Harvey became the owner of a prominent Portsmouth tavern … 0

KEene: Dance club offers fun for squares

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Monadnock Squares, a square dance club based in Keene, is offering a free fun night, to be held at the Keene Recreational Center on Sept. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. The evening will give people an opportunity to learn some of the steps that are used in … 0

Jaffrey: Speed Bumps Band playing at Shattuck

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Fred Marple and the Speed Bumps Band will be performing at the Shattuck Golf Club Cathedral Ballroom on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. The band will present its brand of Yankee humor, music and “assorted nonsense.” The … 0

Jaffrey: Library continues black and white film series

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Jaffrey Public Library will be continuing its popular film program this fall. “Classics in Black and White, Part Seven” will be presented on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the library meeting room. This season will feature films from 1936 up to 1965 The series opened on Sept. … 0

Hillsborough: New drama ‘Pierce’ to be read, Sept. 13

Monday, September 8, 2014

“Pierce,” a new drama by Jacques Lamarre, will be read by HerStory Theatre at the Franklin Pierce Homestead on Saturday, Sept. 13. The reading will begin at 6 p.m. and run for two hours with an intermission. It is free and open to the public with donations appreciated. … 0

Peterborough: Artist participating in paint out event

Monday, September 8, 2014

Alicia Drakiotes of Marlborough will be one of the landscape painters participating in the 13th annual IPAP Paint Out event to be held in the White Mountain region on Sept. 12-14. Drakiotes is known locally for her colorful landscapes and Mount Monadnock paintings, and as an art instructor … 0