Arts & Living

Rindge: Detective author Mayor at the Meetinghouse Sept. 11

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Vermont author Archer Mayor will be at the Rindge Meetinghouse on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of Ingalls Library, Mayor will discuss his award-winning Joe Gunther novels, a Vermont-based series featuring detective Joe Gunther. The 25th book in the series, “Proof Positive,” is due out on Oct. 1. Light refreshments will be served. For more … 0

Peterborough: NHIA merger talk on hold, for now

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The N.H. Institute of Art, which absorbed the Sharon Arts Center in 2012, announced a week ago that lackluster enrollment has put the college in … 0

Backyard Birder: Hawkwatch season is here

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

It’s hard to believe that September is at the door, and with it so many associations. Back to school, of course. Everyone, no matter the … 0

Wilton: Old Home Days 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

Saturday, August 16 10 a.m. BMX Bike Show 11 a.m. Children’s Parade 12-2:15 p.m. “CHIP” (Chilren ID Progra.m.) 1 p.m. Battle of the Badges Softball Game (Police vs. Firemen, 4th Annual) at Carnival Hill 2:20 p.m. BMX Bike SHow 4 p.m. Dog Parade and Agility 4 p.m. Start … 0

Jaffrey: A day at the fair

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — Residents gather at the Meetinghouse and First Church in Jaffrey on Wednesday afternoon for the 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair. Half of the proceeds of the fair go to support the church, and the … 1

Peterborough: Songs of stars and space

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A child looks up into the vast expanse of stars reaching out into an infinite universe and thinks of adventures into the unknown. A large honey moon hanging low in a canvas of pinpricks of soft starlight creates … 0

Peterborough Players: Love, marriage and infidelity — a vicious circle

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

A circle can be a simple geometric shape, a chain of events that forms a connected whole, or a group of people who share a common interest, activity or upbringing. And while all of these apply to “The … 0

Peterborough: Village Harmony in concert

Monday, July 28, 2014

Village Harmony Teen Ensemble will be performing at the Union Congregational Church on Monday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The teen world music singing ensemble, led by Patty Cuyler, David Oliver from England, and Bongani Magatyana of South … 0

Rindge: Classical guitarist, open mic Friday

Monday, August 4, 2014

Classical guitarist Steve Rapson will be the featured performer at the Meeting House Stage held at the Rindge Meeting House on Friday, from 7 to 10 p.m. Performers are invited to participate in the open mic. For more information, visit or contact David Lister at 899-2142 or … 0

Wilton: Andy’s newest original musical opens Friday

Monday, August 4, 2014

“Phantasmagoria — or Voices from the Ether” —is the next offering in the lineup for Andy’s Summer Playhouse this season. The show explores the tale of two young ladies who become famous for communicating with spirits. What started … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Best in Show’ screens tonight

Monday, August 4, 2014

“Best in Show” will be the fifth free movie shown by The Park Theatre this summer screening at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club tonight at 7 p.m. This PG-13, 2000 film is a spoof on New York’s dog show, following the stories of five dogs and their owners as … 0

Peterborough: Award-winning poet visiting the Toadstool

Monday, August 4, 2014

Award-winning poet Robin Becker will be reading her poetry at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 11 a.m. She won the Lambda Literary Award for her collection “All-American Girl.” She will be reading from her most recent collection of poems “Tiger Heron.” A summer resident of … 0

Harrisville: Laufman calling Saturday contra dance

Monday, August 4, 2014

Dudley Laufman will lead the dancing at a special Saturday contra dance on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Granite Mill No. 1. Laufman was named a National Heritage Fellow in 2009, and received the N.H. Council of the Arts Folk Heritage award in 2001. On an episode of … 0