Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Talking hawks at Amos Fortune

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Hawks are solitary birds, preferring to maintain a territory big enough only for themselves and perhaps a mate. But during their annual migration to the warmer climates, they congregate in the hundreds, filling the skies above mountain ranges, soaring high, looking like nothing more than pepper flakes dotting the sky. Eric Masterson, the land program coordinator and co-chair … 0

Peterborough: Oft-taboo topic of race tackled at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In intellectual spaces, in areas where the invitation is explicit, we feel comfortable talking about race. But sitting with our neighbors, out in … 0

New Ipswich: Groups raise funds to fight KM pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Several benefit events will be held this weekend to raise funds for anti-pipeline campaigns, including a motorcycle rally, and a barbecue and music festival at … 0

Dupuis’ acting class begins Aug. 25

Monday, August 17, 2015

An Introduction to Acting class is being offered by Kim Dupuis, founding artistic director of The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company. The 8-week class will focus on basic acting skills to increase the ability to express dynamically when in the spotlight, at the podium, in presentations, in group meetings, … 0

Peterborough: ‘Bill the Butcher’ talk at Toadstool

Monday, August 17, 2015

Local author Eric Stanway will visit the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 2 p.m. to discuss and sign his latest book “Bill the Butcher.” The book chronicles the life of gang leader William Poole, known as “Bill the … 0

Author holds session at the Toadstool

Monday, August 17, 2015

Leaf Seligman will lead a workshop discussion on creative prompts at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 11 a.m. The workshop is around her new book “A Pocket Book of Prompts,” a collection of more than 70 questions intended as invitations to plumb, to look, to listen, and … 0

Wilton: ‘The Iron Horse’ screens Aug. 30

Monday, August 17, 2015

The summer series of vintage silent railroad dramas at the Town Hall Theatre will conclude with the 1924 John Ford film “The Iron Horse” on Sunday, Aug. 30. Ford’s film is about the building of the transcontinental railroad … 0

Milford: Tom Rush in concert Aug. 30

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Folk music singer-songwriter Tom Rush will be in concert at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. A New Hampshire native, Rush has been performing for many decades and helped shape the folk music revival of the 1960s. This is a … 0

Keene: Pianist Eskin featured at Sunday social series

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Pianist Virginia Eskin will be the featured performer for a house concert being sponsored by the Keene Music Festival on Sunday, Aug. 30. The performance will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at 137 Court St. Pianist Virginia Eskin has performed as a soloist with many orchestras, … 0

Keene: Adeem, Hug the Dog to play benefit concert

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Sam Jam 2015, a concert to benefit The Samaritans, will be held at the Colonial Theater on Aug. 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Internationally recognized hip-hop artists Adeem, Antonio Breez and Koma will perform with the Monadnock region’s … 0

Keene: Talk about Hawthorne’s readers

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Wyman Tavern Lecture Series will move to a new location for its next presentation on Aug. 27. “Who Were Hawthorne’s Readers?,” presented by Smith College Professor Richard Millington will be held at the Historical Society of Cheshire County at 6:30 p.m. The Historical Society’s Director of Education … 0

Keene: Duo at Sumner Chapel Sat.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A performance featuring Karen and the Sorrows will be held at the Sumner Knight Chapel in the Woodland NED Cemetery on Saturday at 7 p.m. The duo is singer-songwriter Karen Pittelman, vocalist, and Elana Redfield, pedal-steel guitar player. The Sumner Knight Chapel is an all acoustic venue. No … 0

Hancock: Cunningham exhibit at library

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The work of Hancock artist Scott Cunningham will be exhibited in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library beginning Saturday. His show, “This Sculptor’s Path: Poetry, Painting, Sculpture,” will highlight a group of poems that relate to his welded steel sculptures. An artist’s reception will be held … 0