Arts & Living

Hancock: Scouts represent the U.S. in Curacao

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s that time again! Yes, summertime, but also time for another Boy Scout adventure. First, let me share with you a little about myself. My name is Stephen Baird. I am a 16-year-old Eagle Scout from Hancock who is a scout with Peterborough’s Troop 8. During the 2010 and 2013 National Boy Scout Jamborees, I wrote for the newspaper as … 0

Peterborough: Walk for cancer seeking volunteers

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Ruth Cilley is looking for a special group of people who want to march in October’s parade celebrating the town’s 275th anniversary. A … 0

Jaffrey: The future of health care is on the table

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — Dr. David Fairchild, the latest speaker in the Jaffrey Amos Fortune Forum series opened his lecture with a simple question: “How many of … 0

Dublin: An evening of poetry at DelRossi’s

Monday, July 7, 2014

An evening with poet Robin Becker and writer Leslie Lawrence will be held at DelRossi’s Trattoria on Sunday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m. Becker is a winner of the Lambda Prize for Poetry, author of six books of poetry, and professor of Women’s Studies and English at Penn … 0

Jaffrey: 9th annual Night of 1,000 Cupcakes, Thursday

Monday, July 7, 2014

To commemorate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, the Jaffrey Civic Center’s ninth annual “Night of a 1,000 Cupcakes” will carry the theme “Get Thee to a Cupcake!” on the evening of Thursday, July 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m. To follow the theme, the categories for judging are: Most Romeo … 0

Jaffrey: Oil paintings by Dodge on display

Monday, July 7, 2014

Paintings by artist Dave Dodge are on exhibit at Sunflowers through July. Dodge, who paints primarily outdoors, schools with traditional landscape painters who consider nature to be the greatest teacher. He is active in the local art community … 0

Jaffrey: Concert, auction to benefit CVTC

Monday, July 7, 2014

Contoocook Valley Transportation Company and the Grand View Estate will be hosting an evening of music on July 31 in the Grand View Barn. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Andy Avery and Fred Lantz, well-known musicians all across New England, will … 0

Peterborough: ‘Growing Up In Peterborough,’ more at Toadstool Saturday

Monday, July 7, 2014

Two authors will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday to discuss and sign their books. Sydney Williams grew up in Peterborough in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The second of nine children whose parents were artists … 0

Rindge: Bluegrass festival at the Pines, July 13

Monday, July 7, 2014

A Bluegrass at the Pines festival is planned for Sunday, July 13, at the Cathedral of the Pines, from noon to 8 p.m. Four bands will be featured — Hot Mustard, Tony Watt and Southeast Expressway, Bump Road Band, and Mark Killianski and the Moonlight Ramblers. Barbecued food … 0

Peterborough: Improv music workshop at the Monadnock Center

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Paul Klemperer, an Austin, Texas-based jazz and blues musician, will be leading a workshop on improvisation in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on July 26, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Klemperer himself is … 0

Jaffrey: Lewis opens Amos Fortune Forum series

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

This Friday, July 11, the Amos Fortune Forum opens its 2014 season at the Jaffrey Center Meetinghouse with a talk by Charles Lewis on “The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity.” Charles Lewis speaks … 0

Jaffrey: Rani Arbo at the Grand View Barn

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem will present a concert at the Grand View Barn on Wednesday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. This group offers an eclectic mix of folk, roots, swing, bluegrass and global influences, drawing from American … 0

Peterborough: Monadnock Music summer festival begins Saturday

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Monadnock Music has announced its 2014 Summer Festival schedule, which begins Saturday. The Summer Festival continues for its 49th season throughout the Monadnock region, hosting 16 concerts in the Peterborough Town House and in some of the area’s most historic meeting houses and churches. Four ticketed concerts will … 0