Arts & Living

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display … 0

State: Rindge student semi finalist in letter contest

Monday, April 14, 2014

Cynthia Kectic of Rindge was named a semi-finalist for the 2014 Letters about Literature competition. Kectic’s letter was one of 47 selected out of 560 … 0

Peterborough: Why quilts matter

Monday, April 14, 2014

Why Quilts Matter, a one day symposium, will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to … 0

Keene: ‘Eyes of Rwanda’ exhibit April 11-12

Monday, April 7, 2014

“Eyes of Rwanda,” an exhibit by photographer Evie Lovett, will be on display at Keene State College April 11 and 12 during the second annual Monadnock International Film Festival. Lovett traveled to the destitute region of Rwinkwavu, Rwanda in November 2006 with the Boston-based organization Partners in Health, … 0

Hancock: Ogden Nash spotlighted

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Pontine Theatre will present “Pretty Halcyon Days: On the Beach with Ogden Nash” at the Hancock Town Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. Ogden Nash and his family spent their summers on Little Boar’s Head in North Hampton. Using examples from their original stage work, “Home is … 0

Dublin: David Mallett performing Friday

Monday, April 7, 2014

Singer/songwriter David Mallett will be performing at DelRossi’s Trattoria on Friday at 8:30 p.m. In a career that spans four decades, Mallet’s music has traveled to all corners of the world, his songs have been recorded by more … 0

Peterborough: Film about largest state forest fire

Monday, April 7, 2014

A sneak peak of the forthcoming documentary about the Great Marlow-Stoddard Fire will be shown at the Union Congregational Church on Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Local historian and film producer Tracy Messer will preview “Four Days of Fury,” about the largest forest fire in New Hampshire’s … 0

Marlborough: ‘The Curious Savage’ on stage this weekend

Monday, April 7, 2014

Small Pond Productions will present a production of “The Curious Savage,” a comedy by John Patrick at the Community House of Marlborough, April 10-12. The Savage stepchildren are not happy. The matriarch of the family, Mrs. Ethel Savage, … 0

Peterborough: Call for artwork for student exhibition

Monday, April 7, 2014

An annual presentation of artwork being created by high school students will open at the N.H. Institute of Art’s Sharon Arts Center on May 2. This will be a juried exhibition designed to help strengthen the artistic development … 0

Call for student poetry submissions

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Students who like to write poetry will have another chance for statewide recognition this year. The Poetry Society of New Hampshire, in partnership with the New Hampshire Council of Teachers of English, will be holding its annual poetry contest this spring. The contest is open to all young … 0

Jaffrey: Borromeo Quartet performs Bartok

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The first of two concerts by the classical group Borromeo Quartet will take place at the First Church in Jaffrey on Sunday at 4 p.m. Three string quartets by Béla Bartók, Nos. 1, 2 and 4, which were … 0

New Ipswich: Children’s show on stage tonight

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A children’s show called “A Walk in the Woods” by Debbie Metzler will be performed at Mascenic High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. There will be a pre-show craft at 6 p.m. There will be a brief intermission and … 0

Peterborough: Dance performances set for weekend

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

An Evening of Dance and Music will be presented by the Monadnock Academy of Movement Arts Youth Performing Company at the Peterborough Players theater on Friday and Saturday. A group of dancers and musicians from the Monadnock area middle and high schools will perform plus a special guest … 0