Arts & Living

Hancock: Heritage Campaign nears $275,000 fundraising goal

Monday, June 29, 2015

HANCOCK — The imposing Meetinghouse, built in 1820, stands on the west end of Main Street, while the red brick house that belongs to the Historical Society, built in 1809, stands on the east. With the Meetinghouse restoration done, the Historical Society hopes to wrap up its own repairs by Labor Day. “It’s an important landmark of Hancock. It must … 0

Peterborough: Can a shelter have a soul, and is a house different from a home?

Monday, June 29, 2015

Many say modern design is losing the qualities of what makes a house a home. How can we recapture the old feelings of comfort and … 0

Jaffrey: Line dancing returns to First Church

Friday, June 26, 2015

David and Betsey Trimble, well-known line dance callers, will offer line dancing sessions this summer at First Church in Jaffrey. No partner — or experience … 0

Peterborough: ‘Madama Butterfly’ at Mariposa

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Marilyn Weir of Peterborough, who performed Butterfly in the New England Marionette Opera Theatre’s productions of the Giacomo Puccini opera, Madama Butterfly, will present “Madama Butterfly and I” at the Mariposa Museum on June 25, at 7 p.m. … 0

Peterborough: ‘Timber!’ opens at Monadnock Center

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

“TIMBER!,” a new exhibit exploring the past, present and future of the region’s forested landscape, will be on display at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture beginning Friday. The exhibit will open with a reception on Friday … 0

Peterborough: Movie trailers showing at theater

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Peterborough Community Theatre will be featuring a full hour of movie trailers for upcoming films on Monday, June 22, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at no charge to the public. Anyone who enjoys watching previews is welcome to stop by and watch as many or as few … 0

Peterborough: Mystery author visits Toadstool

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Decorated 13-year volunteer firefighting veteran and active member of the Brookline Fire Department, Philip Soletsky has completed the fourth novel in his ongoing firefighter mystery series. Soletsky will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 11 a.m. to talk about his books, tell some tall firefighter tales, … 0

Peterborough: Women’s history film encores

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

An encore screening of the film “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” will take place at the Peterborough Community Theatre on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Presented by the Mariposa Museum, the film resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, … 0

Mason: Coffeehouse to feed the need

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Living Room Coffeehouse at the Mason Congregational Church will be held on Saturday, June 20, at 7 p.m. Breaking with the usual tradition of an open mic coffeehouse, this evening will feature just two opening acts, folk … 0

KEene: Musicians’ swap and sale

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Keene Music Festival will host a Musicians’ Swap and Sale at the Elks Club on Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the 2015 Keene Music Festival. Musicians and students of all abilities, styles and levels are welcome to participate. There will … 0

Nelson: Summer concerts start Tues.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

For the 45th summer, the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music will open its doors to the public to attend 10 Tuesday evening concerts held in the Louise Shonk Kelly Concert Barn at 7:30 p.m. A gala event will take place July 28 when Apple Hill receives the … 0

Peterborough: Concert at Trumpet on Saturday

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Trumpet, the fine arts and idea gallery, continues to celebrate its third anniversary with a concert on Saturday, June 20, at 7 p.m. Terry Landis and Friends will perform during an evening including refreshments, and unique local art throughout the gallery. Tickets purchased before the event are $10, … 0

Jaffrey: EE presents baroque string band at the Meetinghouse

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Electric Earth Concerts will present ACRONYM baroque string band at the Jaffrey Center Meetinghouse on Wednesday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. ACRONYM is an ensemble dedicated to resurrecting the instrumental music of the 17th century and presenting modern premieres of long-forgotten works. Cellist and founder Kivie Cahn-Lipman has … 0