Arts & Living

Peterborough: Lowry speaks at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lois Lowry’s children’s books, such as “The Giver” and “Number The Stars,” are famous in many elementary and middle schools, and infamous in others, for subtly addressing grown up subjects like racism, anti-authoritarianism, murder and the Holocaust. The wide-reaching and complex subject matters Lowry explores, in addition to her being an award-winning writer, prompted the Monadnock Summer Lyceum to ask … 0

Hancock: Photo exhibit at library Saturday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

An exhibit of works by hobbyist photographer Chris Ingalls of Hancock will be on display in the Daniels Room of the Hancock Town Library beginning … 0

Sharon: A dream in the making

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Walk around the back of the Sharon Arts Center building, and you will see the culmination of years worth of organizing and fundraising, rising from … 0

Keene: Keene Idol contest continues Aug. 9

Monday, August 4, 2014

The remaining adult and youth performers continue to compete in Keene Idol on Saturday. The event is a fundraiser for AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region being held at McCue’s Billiards & Sports. The remaining youth contestants who … 0

Peterborough: Library photo exhibit through August

Monday, August 4, 2014

An exhibit of photographs entitled “Truly Unforgettable Digital Memories” by Chuck Bruce is the August exhibit in the Art Corner of the Peterborough Town Library. Bruce was an avid family photographer and after retiring from his career as an executive with IBM, he began to pursue photography professionally. … 0

Peterborough: Sunnyfield seeks answers for lost meat

Monday, August 4, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Ruth and Dan Holmes of Sunnyfield Farm in Peterborough lost the meat from two cattle and two lambs when the Blood Farm slaughterhouse in West Groton, Mass., went up in smoke back in December. Shawn MacEachern … 0

Jaffrey: Helping Claim his place in history

Monday, August 4, 2014

It was Oct. 9, 1913, in the dark hours of the morning, when a railway night watchman noticed a light in the Salisbury, Mass., branch of the Newburyport Post Office in the square. The watchman put in a … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell holds Medal Day Aug. 10

Monday, July 28, 2014

MacDowell Colony Chairman and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon will present assemblage and installation artist Betye Saar with the 55th Edward MacDowell Medal on Sunday, Aug. 10. The MacDowell Colony, the nation’s first artist residency program, has awarded the medal annually since 1960 to an artist who has … 0

Peterborough: Exploring chocolate channels

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Mariposa is mixing a world of pure imagination with the real world with their new exhibit, the “World of Chocolate.” The exhibit has two sides — one that will pair with the Roald Dahl Literary Estate to … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell Fellow talks about moments in time

Monday, July 28, 2014

Visual artist Deborah Aschheim, in her first MacDowell Colony residency, likes to engage in “mental time-travel” with her audiences. She says her anthropology background fuels her deep interest in the way the memories are evoked when looking at … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Yosemite and the National Park Idea’ addressed Friday

Monday, July 28, 2014

Dayton Duncan will address the “Seed of the Future: Yosemite and the National Park Idea” at the next Amos Fortune Forum Friday. One hundred and fifty years ago, with the Civil War still raging, Abraham Lincoln signed a bill that changed the course of history. A beautiful valley … 0

Peterborough: Humor, history in ‘Round Mountain’

Monday, July 28, 2014

Ken Sheldon’s humor, music, and history show “Round the Mountain” will be presented at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. This will be the final show for the 2014 Round the Mountain … 0

Peterborough: Sheehan returns to Town House

Monday, July 28, 2014

Concert and cabaret singer Jennifer Sheehan will be joined by four New York musicians for the planetary debut of “STARDUST — A Night in the Cosmos” at the Peterborough Town House on Sunday, Aug. 10, at 7:30 p.m. This show will feature a variety of songs and stories … 0