Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Good Fortune

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Park Theatre in Jaffrey and Monadnock International Film Festival are teaming up to present programing honoring Amos Fortune, an early prominent free black citizen of Jaffrey, whose influence on the town is still visible today. Fortune was born a free man in Africa, before being brought to America and owned as a slave of a Massachusetts tanner until he … 0

At MacDowell: Filmmaker opens 14th MacDowell season

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Filmmaker Katarzyna Plazinska will introduce her films and discuss current projects at MacDowell Downtown at The Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Friday. Plazinska, … 0

Peterborough: Players announce 2015 season

Monday, March 2, 2015

Seven plays including Broadway comedies, a classic farce, a screwball comedy, a contemporary drama and a “new” play by Shakespeare will mark the 82nd season … 0

ConVal: MacDowell Colony hosts ConVal staff meeting

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

ConVal Regional High School teachers and administrators gathered in the historic Eugene Savidge Memorial Library at The MacDowell Colony last week for their monthly staff meeting. During the gathering, MacDowell Colony Resident Director David Macy explained how and … 0

Jaffrey: Concert set for crash victim’s children

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that the concert is on Feb. 21. In an attempt to raise money for the children of a car crash victim, killed by an alleged drunk driver last November, … 0

Antrim: Fancy schmancy

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Fancy Schmancy Tea Party at the Antrim Town Hall Saturday drew a crowd of more than 50 community members. Adults dressed up in fancy dresses and children paraded around in a variety of beautiful gowns. Together, families … 0

Keene: Grand Parade at KSC Wednesday

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Double Edge Theatre will perform “The Grand Parade (of the 20th Century),” a journey through the last century using trapeze, circus, dance and projection, in the Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on … 0

Jaffrey: Information meeting on Chamber’s Tuscany Trip to be held Thursday

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Still undecided about the Jaffrey Chamber’s trip to the Tuscany region of Italy in November? Then be sure to attend the informational meeting on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Chamber office, 7 Main St., Jaffrey, when all your questions will be answered. The nine-day tour of Tuscany, … 0

Nutritional health: Staying the path is an inside job

Friday, February 13, 2015

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, how’s it going? We all set out with the best of intentions for our new year, and we really want them to happen. So what is it that occurs about a month into the process, or sometimes … 0

Jaffrey: Community supper is Feb. 19

Friday, February 13, 2015

A new menu of chicken and turkey pot pie, biscuits and salad will be prepared by the nonprofit coalition of TEAM Jaffrey and newly formed Lions Club, with support from the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Teachers. The Free Community Supper is held on the third Thursday of each month … 0

Spice Cupboard: A snow-day recipe

Friday, February 13, 2015

Well, it happened again. The dreaded phone call calling off school for the day, causing squeals of delight and despair from children and parents everywhere. It’s not that I don’t love to have days home with my kids. … 0

Keene: Cheese tasting at the Food Co-op

Friday, February 13, 2015

This winter, a Cheese Tasting series is scheduled at the Monadnock Food Co-op. Agela Abdullah, the Co-op’s cheese buyer, will share her passion for cheese and offer participants samples of different cheeses at each event. Participants will also receive a $5 Monadnock Food Co-op Gift Card for attending … 0

Peterborough: Gus gets some love

Monday, February 16, 2015

Turning a basketball court at the community center into a holiday shindig, the Hope for Gus foundation threw a party no one will soon forget. For the first time in Peterborough, the Dreher family threw a Valentine’s Day … 0