Arts & Life

‘Astonishing Moments in Nearby Nature’ opens at Peterborough Town Library March 1

02-29-2024 9:04 AM

The Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St., announced they will host Craig Altobello’s exhibit of marquetry.“Astonishing Moments in Nearby Nature: Marquetry by Craig Altobello” will be on view in the library’s Community Art Gallery from Friday,...

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Patrick Tobin presenting Sinatra show at The Park Theatre in Jaffrey

02-29-2024 9:02 AM

Frank Sinatra tribute artist Patrick Tobin brings his band and tuxedo to The Park Theatre, 19 Main St. in Jaffrey, Saturday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m.Singing professionally since 1996, Tobin is a Sinatra tribute artist, impersonator and singer who covers...

Project Shakespeare presents ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ in Rindge

02-29-2024 9:01 AM

Project Shakespeare will present “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle, adapted and directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber. The performance will be Saturday, March 2 at 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 6 Payson Hill Road in Rindge.The...

Peterborough First Friday returns March 1

02-29-2024 8:00 AM

First Friday returns to downtown Peterborough March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. and later.Activities will include a Firelight Theater workshop on Main Street in the Guernsey Building. Participants will explore the power of the hat to invite play,...

‘Smoky Quartz’ anniversary reading is March 3

02-29-2024 8:00 AM

The editors of “Smoky Quartz,” a journal of literature and art, are hosting a reading of poetry and prose from the “Smoky Quartz Tenth Anniversary Anthology” Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free online event. Those...

Peterborough Players present ‘Hamlet’

02-28-2024 9:02 AM

The Peterborough Players’ next National Theatre Live screening will be William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2.While “Hamlet” showcases the struggles of Danish royals, it illuminates...

At MacDowell – Allison Akootchook Warden kicks off MacDowell Downtown season

02-28-2024 9:01 AM


MacDowell Downtown’s 21st season opener will be Friday, March 1, at The Monadnock Center for History and Culture with performance artist Allison Akootchook Warden.An Inuit tribal member of the Native village of Kaktovik off Alaska’s north slope,...

PREP Talks: Bob Haring-Smith – Go green with fewer greenbacks

02-23-2024 3:30 PM

There’s nothing like cold weather to make us acutely aware of energy costs.Weatherizing our homes and replacing old appliances, boilers or furnaces with Energy Star devices or modern, cold-climate heat pumps are proven ways to save energy and money,...

Backyard Naturalist: Audrey Dunn – Beavers can provide a great benefit

02-23-2024 1:39 PM

People are always excited to find the tracks of elusive predators that we infrequently encounter in person — foxes, bobcats, bears. It’s exhilarating to discover evidence of these wild neighbors, and finding their tracks in the snow never fails to...

Local restaurant owners have a passion for food and community

02-23-2024 12:02 PM


Although Rick & Diane’s in Antrim, Fiddleheads Cafe in Hancock and Del Rossi’s Trattoria in Dublin make different kinds of food, but the restaurants have plenty in common.Bill O’Mahony, one of the owners of Del Rossi’s, an Italian restaurant, said it...

New local artist exhibits “Said I Am A Painter” in Hancock

02-23-2024 9:01 AM

It was just over a year ago that artist Sue Ann Hum and her husband, Rick, became residents of Hancock.Very active in their former Colorado arts community, Hum is having her first New England solo show at the Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St., Feb. 24...

Recipe for a Healthy Planet: Lisa Murray – Plant-based soups are great for building a meal

02-23-2024 9:01 AM

I love butternut, acorn and delicata squashes for their natural sweetness and luscious textures. We still have butternuts that we grew in our garden this summer, and one of my favorite things to do with them is to turn them into soup. That said, I...

Shamrock Fest at The Park Theatre in Jaffrey begins March 1

02-22-2024 9:02 AM

The Park Theatre has announced the lineup of entertainment for its third annual Shamrock Fest.The 2024 edition kicks off on March 1 at 7:30pm with a variety concert program hosted by tenor Andy Cooney, “Andy Cooney’s Irish Celebration.” His variety...

Monadnock Music presents The Convergence Quartet at The Park Theatre in Jaffrey

02-22-2024 8:00 AM

The Monadnock Music team of musical director Rafael Popper-Keizer and general manager Laina Barakat have collaborated with Vermont Jazz Center to bring a blend of jazz, swing, funk and Colombian rhythms with The Convergence Quartet to The Park...

The Park Theatre in Jaffrey presents ‘The Stranger’

02-21-2024 9:01 AM

“The Stranger,” starring Orson Welles’, helped define the movie genre known as film noir, and The Park Theatre, 19 Main St. in Jaffrey, will present a restored version Friday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.Immediately following World War II, ex-Nazi Franz Kindler...

Surprise! It’s a wedding

02-19-2024 11:00 AM

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When David Mascia got a call from his son inviting him to New Hampshire for a visit, he was thrilled. It would be he and his wife Nancy Mascia’s first time in the Granite State. Following a brief conversation on the phone, plans were arranged for a...

Town Hall Theatre in Wilton presents ‘Why Worry?’

02-16-2024 9:02 AM

Town Hall Theatre, 40 Main St. in Wilton, will screen the 1923 silent comedy “Why Worry?” with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m.The screening was originally scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 18, but was moved due to a scheduling...

Arts Alive offers field trip to Healing Arts Gallery at MCH

02-16-2024 9:01 AM

On Sunday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m., Arts Alive invites artists, creatives and art-lovers to join a field trip at the Monadnock Community Hospital's Healing Arts Gallery in Peterborough.Attendees will meet other artists and learn about each other as well...

Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – Now, we are nearly to spring

02-15-2024 11:22 AM

One thing about writing a column every two weeks is that time falls away in chunks, like wedges of an iceberg dropping into the sea.It was Feb. 6 when this column ran the last time. Here we are now with just over a week remaining in the month. It will...

The Park Theatre in Jaffrey to honor Sidney Poitier

02-15-2024 9:01 AM

The Park Theatre, 19 Main St. in Jaffrey, will commemorate Black History Month with a tribute to actor Sidney Poitier.The tribute will be screenings of “In The Heat of The Night” Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. and “Lilies of the Field” Sunday, Feb. 18,...

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