Arts & Living

Thom Fox illustrates ‘The Illustrated Man’ - through music

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“The first concussion cut the rocket up the side with a giant can opener. The men were thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish. They were scattered into a dark sea; and the ship, in a million pieces, went on, a meteor swarm seeking a lost sun.” Thus begins “Kaleidoscope,” a short story in Ray Bradbury’s collection “The Illustrated … 0

DUBLIN: Couple finds hidden pirate treasure

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Natasha Meehan and Billy Pickford of Dublin were canoeing and fishing in Dublin’s Frost Pond last weekend when they stumbled upon an unexpected reward. Nestled … 0

peterborough: Sit, stay, and say thank you?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Wicked Good Basics Manners Class for Dogs, sponsored by the PRD and Emily Marshall, CPDT-KA, will hold a six-week class, beginning Monday and running from … 0

Keene: Follow Lincoln’s footsteps through HSCC tour

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Sandi Bandieri from Banner Tours and Travel will give a presentation at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Friday, July 24, at noon, about two upcoming tours to historical and cultural destinations. Bandieri will talk about a … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare opens 21st season with performances of ‘Power to Charm,’ ‘Henry V’

Friday, July 17, 2015

Project Shakespeare will be celebrating 21 years of presenting accessible Shakespearean productions for the entire family this summer. The 2015 summer season will feature two productions. Project Shakespeare Too!, consisting of children ages 6-14, will perform “Power to … 0

Peterborough: ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ by ACT in the park

Monday, July 20, 2015

The 8th season of Shakespeare in the Park presented by Actors’ Circle Theatre will feature William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” with free performances in Depot Park for two weekends in August. The play, directed by Wendy Almeida of New Ipswich, is a comedy about Ferdinand, the King of … 0

Peterborough: Trailers screening at Community Theatre

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Peterborough Community Theatre will be featuring a full hour of movie trailers for upcoming films on Monday, Aug. 3, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at no charge to the public. Those who love watching previews are welcome to stop by and watch as many or as few … 0

Peterborough: ‘Mr. Mac’ honored with dance, dinner

Monday, July 20, 2015

A special contra dance in honor of musician Bob McQuillen who passed away in 2014 will be held at South Meadow School on Aug.1. The double dance and dinner will raise money for a scholarship named for McQuillen. The dance will begin at 3:30 p.m. with the Quilltones … 0

Peterborough: ‘Into the Woods Jr.’ on stage at ConVal

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

ConVal Drama will present a production of “Into the Woods, Jr.” in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre at ConVal High School. This production is presented in association with ConVal Summer Academy and features the second annual collaboration between ConVal … 0

Hancock / Francestown/Sharon: Keene Idol contest keeps heating up

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Three contestants were eliminated and one person dropped out from the 12th annual Keene Idol after the July 18 competition, leaving 16 adults who will perform in week three of the competition. The next elimination round will be … 0

Peterborough: Dunholter exhibit opens

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

“Balance,” an exhibit of works by artist Soosen Dunholter of Peterborough, will be on view at the Firehouse Art Gallery, Newburyport, Masachusetts, beginning today. An artist’s reception is scheduled for Saturday, July 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. The title of the exhibit is demostrated in the arrangement … 0

Wilton: Shakespeare remix at Andy’s opens Sunday

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

“Shakespeare Remix: Andy’s Midsummer Night Dreaming” is the next production to be staged by Andy’s Summer Playhouse. The kids of Andy’s Summer Playhouse have created their own version of a magical Shakespearian classic to tell a timeless story … 0

Dublin: Walden Festival Week starts Sunday

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School will be holding a Festival Week beginning Sunday with 45 world premieres performed during the week. The festival will feature performances, lectures and discussions with Composer-in-Residence Annie Gosfield. On Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Gosfield will present her music compositions and discuss her approach to composition. … 0