Arts & Living

Peterborough: 100 years at the movies

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

It is the woman in her 80s that refuses to pay the discounted seniors’ price, because she’s not old yet. It’s the woman that marched into the theater one Superbowl Sunday, when the theater was empty, and declared she was not going to watch one more minute of football, and didn’t care what was showing. It’s the people that remember … 0

Peterborough: ‘All in Good Fun’ tackles tough topics at Players

Monday, September 8, 2014

The voice of one crying out in the wilderness. That, the Dartmouth College motto, is embodied by “All In Good Fun” creator, writer and star … 0

Peterborough: Library storytime starts Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library will begin their fall storytime series on Sept. 30. Three weekly storytimes for different age groups will be offered for six … 0

Peterborough: Course on Christianity

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Alpha Course, a 10-week introduction to the Christian faith, will be held at Trinity Evangelical Church in Peterborough beginning Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. This practical course offers an opportunity to explore key questions about faith and the meaning of life. The course is low-key, friendly and … 0

Hancock: Pellet stove book talk Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

On Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Hancock Town Library, join Ken MacDonald as he talks about his book, The Pellet Stove Almanack, which explores all aspects of purchasing and owning a wood pellet stove from the consumer’s point of view. Free and open to all. For … 0

Rindge: Preview of new Burns’ film, Monday

Monday, August 25, 2014

A preview screening of Ken Burns’ film “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” will be held in Spagnuolo Hall at Franklin Pierce University on Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The screening, co-hosted by the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication and the Honors Program at FPU, will be followed … 0

Peterborough: Mezzo-soprano in concert Saturday

Monday, August 25, 2014

A concert with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano will be presented by Electric Earth Concerts in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday. Cano’s career has grown quickly since her debut with the New … 0

Keene: ‘Clockwork in the Kitchen’ talk at the Wyman Tavern

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Bob Frishman of Andover, Mass., will give a presentation on “Clockwork in the Kitchen” as the first lecture in the 2014 Wyman Tavern Lecture Series at the Wyman Tavern tonight at 7 p.m. Frishman’s presentation will appeal to anyone interested in food preparation as well as in culinary … 0

Peterborough: Hearth cooking demo program, Sept. 13

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Monadnock Center will launch its annual Hearth Cooking Saturdays program series on Sept. 13. This first of four Saturdays will feature authentic 18th-century recipes cooked over the open hearth in the Center’s Phoenix Mill House. The September … 0

Jaffrey: Bluegrass, gospel group to play at UCC

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Monadnock Mountain Music of Jaffrey will play at United Church of Jaffrey during the worship service on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 9:45 a.m. The church’s fall season will begin with a selection of gospel, bluegrass and country music … 0

MacDowell Downtown: Turning the lens on Ethiopian history

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Filmmaker Yemane I. Demissie, currently in his first MacDowell residency, is a self-described “story addict” working on the post-production of a film that examines the social history of his native Ethiopia during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie. … 0

Jaffrey: Dean murder topic at DAR meeting

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Mary Varnum Platts Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. The speaker will be Bill Driscoll and the topic of his presentation will be “A New Perspective on … 0

Peterborough: Spitzfaden to read from “Untold” at Toadstool

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Amy Spitzfaden will be at The Toadstool Bookshop to sign and discuss her newly published novel “Untold,” on Saturday at 11 a.m. When 21-year old Katie Winters begins to feel as though she misses someone she can’t remember, … 0