Arts & Living

Antrim: The art of giving back

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In 1998, Antrim artist Earl Schofield and his wife, Yvette, had been married for just a few months and were preparing to build their life together — he as an artist and she as a first grade teacher. They had also recently received their university degrees — from the Massachusetts School of Art and Design and UMass-Amherst, respectively — and … 0

Peterborough: Anonymous donor gives library $50K

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library received a “wonderful surprise” last month, according to Marcia Patten, chair of the library’s Board of Trustees. An anonymous donor donated … 0

Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One … 0

Greenfield: Poetry in motion

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Active Ingredients, the Crotched Mountain School adaptive dance group, will host its annual fall recital on Friday at 7 p.m. in Crotched Mountain’s Carter Hall. The group will perform in collaboration with the Peterborough Dance Theatre and performers … 0

Peterborough: Celebrate Samhain on Saturday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The 9th annual Celebrate Samhain will be held at the Peterborough Community Center on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This festival is dedicated to the ancient Celtic celebration of the final harvest and “day of the dead.” The featured speaker will be award-winning author “Garden Witch” … 0

Peterborough: German duo plays Sunday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

German trumpet-organ duo, Frank Dueppenbecker and Klaus Eldert Mueller will present a recital at All Saints’ Church on Sunday at 4 p.m. Their program will include music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. A highlight of … 0

Peterborough: Cheryl Wheeler, John Gorka share stage Oct. 24

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Singer/songwriters Cheryl Wheeler and John Gorka are scheduled to perform as a co-bill at the Peterborough Players Theater on Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Wheeler’s songs are often infused with humor and alternate with clever stories. Gorka, who hails from New Jersey, was inspired by folk troubadours such … 0

Jaffrey: Miniatures on display at Civic Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

An exhibit of miniature artworks featuring a husband and wife pair of artists will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. A passion for art and miniatures has defined Michele Carter’s entire life. Her love of art made her choose … 0

Greenfield: Registration open for N.H. Arts Conference

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Online registration is now open for the N.H. State Council on the Arts’ 2014 Arts Education Partnership Conference, “The Arts as Inspiration for Learning, Teaching, Making, Living.” This year’s conference takes place Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Barbara … 0

Keene: ‘Equus’ at KSC starts next week

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

“Equus,” an explosive play of passion and human behavior, will be presented by the Keene State College Theatre and Dance Department, at the Wright Theatre of Redfern Arts Center beginning Oct. 21. Written in 1973 by British playwright … 0

Peterborough: Town celebrates 275th anniversary in style

Monday, October 13, 2014

Saturday morning’s brisk, wet weather didn’t stop the “bang” of musket shots, the “crack” and “boom” of fireworks, or the smell of popcorn, barbecue and other fare from filling downtown for Peterborough’s 275th anniversary celebration of the first … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Lions seek members for new international club

Thursday, October 9, 2014

People from the Jaffrey and Rindge communities are joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world. The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to … 0

Jaffrey: Scary good time

Monday, October 13, 2014

Above: Shayna Quinn, 1, of Jaffrey, fills a bag with straw to act as her scarecrow’s face. Left: Megan Newton, 8, of Jaffrey, and Maya Pressman, 9, of Jaffrey, have a playful fight in the straw pile. … 0