Arts & Life

Participants get their displays ready for Children and the Arts in Peterborough

05-15-2024 12:09 PM


Around the region, hundreds of  volunteers, including teachers, artists, children and parents, are getting ready for Peterborough’s Children in the Arts Festival. The festival starts in downtown Peterborough at 9 a.m. Saturday, with the grand parade...

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Town Hall Theatre in Wilton showing ‘College’

05-15-2024 12:03 PM

Town Hall Theatre, 40 Main St. in Wilton, will present the 1927 Buster Keaton comedy “College” Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m.Admission is free; a donation of $10 per person is suggested to help defray expenses. The screening will feature live music by...

Electric Earth Concerts presents Verona Quartet

05-15-2024 12:03 PM

Electric Earth Concerts kicks off its 2024 season with the Verona Quartet on Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at the First Church in Jaffrey.The Verona Quarter’s program includes Mendelssohn’s “String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 12,” Grażyna Bacewicz’s...

Hancock Town Library presents Hostovsky event

05-15-2024 12:02 PM

Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St., will present “An Evening of Poetry & Pie with Paul Hostovsky” Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m.Hostovsky is the author of numerous books of poetry, most recently “Pitching for the Apostates.” His poems have won a Pushcart...

Historical Society of Cheshire County presents ‘Mountain as Muse’

05-15-2024 12:01 PM

The Historical Society of Cheshire County will present an exhibition titled “Mountain as Muse” at the society, 246 Main St. in Keene, from May 24 through Aug. 30.The mountain that ties the exhibition together is Mount Monadnock. For almost 200 years,...

Antrim Eclectic Book Club to discuss Gaiman book

05-15-2024 8:30 AM

Antrim Eclectic Book Club readers will discuss Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” Thursday, May 16, from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. at James A. Tuttle Library, 45 Main St. in Antrim.Helen Jalbert will be leading the dialogue. Among the questions...

Dublin celebrates moms with fancy tea party

05-13-2024 4:31 PM


The Dublin Community Center celebrated all types of moms on Saturday with a fancy tea party at the DubHub.In a follow up to a tradition begun last year, the DCC hosted a tea, along with fancy cups and teapots, and a variety of desserts and finger...

Tim Gordon returns to passion for cooking with Chislehurst Kitchen

05-13-2024 12:07 PM


Chislehurst Kitchen, based in Jaffrey, is one of the Peterborough Farmers’ Market’s newest vendors.Every Wednesday at the Peterborough Community Center, Chislehurst’s chef and proprietor, Tim Gordon, displays his homemade treats. Gordon specializes in...

The Park Theatre presenting ‘The Government Inspector’

05-12-2024 12:01 PM

The Park Theatre, 19 Main St. in Jaffrey, will present “The Government Inspector” Wednesday, May 15, at 1:30 p.m. as part of its Stage2Screen Series.“The Government Inspector” is Russian writer/director Yury Butusov’s final Moscow production, and...

Recipe for a Healthy Planet: Lisa Murray – Roasted beets and spinach can combine for a tasty salad

05-10-2024 12:01 PM

Do you ever have more produce in the refrigerator than you can use? Sometimes this happens because we simply buy too much, or wind up going out for meals more than we had planned. Despite our best efforts, I’m sure most of us have contributed to the...

Temple Drama Club offers ‘Chronicle’ of local life

05-08-2024 12:06 PM


The Temple Drama Club returns to the Town Hall stage this year for its second production after taking three years off for the COVID-19 pandemic.Steve Cullinan, who joined the club in the mid-1980s and became its president in 2000, said that last...

Jaffrey native Cathryn M. Mercier curates museum exhibit

05-08-2024 12:03 PM

Curated by Jaffrey native Cathryn M. Mercier, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons University in Massachusetts, “Pictures at Play: Metafiction in Art” runs through Nov. 3, at the Central Gallery of the...

Dublin Community Center art show features animals

05-08-2024 12:01 PM

During May, the DubHub/Dublin Community Center, 1123 Main St. will feature the works of artists Kate O’Dell, Joan Barrows, Kate Corr Frame and Ann Sawyer, each of whom was selected for their portrayals of various four-legged creatures of the animal...

Heidi Reimer to speak at Toadstool Bookshop

05-08-2024 11:31 AM

Heidi Reimer will read from her debut novel, “The Mother Act,” Thursday, May 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Toadstool Bookshop, 12 Depot St. in Peterborough.Reimer lived in Dublin for a year while attending post-secondary school in the Monadnock region. “The...

Monadnock Art, MAXT Makerspace and Monadnock Center collaboration aims to support emerging artists

05-08-2024 8:00 AM

A new collaboration between Monadnock Art, MAXT Makerspace and the Monadnock Center for History and Culture has launched to support the development of younger artists.Created with the goal of ensuring the region remains a home to artists, the program...

Brinda Charry to speak at Monadnock Writers’ Group

05-08-2024 8:00 AM

On Saturday, May 11, at 9:45 a.m., Monadnock Writers’ Group hosts historical novelist Brinda Charry at its monthly speaker series.The free event at Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St., is an opportunity to hear how one author creates fiction set...

Restorative justice author Leaf Seligman to speak at the Mariposa Museum

05-03-2024 8:31 AM

The Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center will host an event for Leaf Seligman’s new book, “Being Restorative,” on Saturday, May 4, at 3 p.m. Seligman, a restorative justice practitioner, will lead a free circle conversation and sign copies of her...

Firelight Theatre co-founder Nora Fiffer takes ‘Another Happy Day’ to Beverly Hills Film Festival

05-02-2024 12:01 PM

One of Firelight Theatre’s founders, Nora Fiffer, will be discussing her drama "Another Happy Day" after it screens at the Beverly Hills Film Festival May 3.Fiffer began writing the screenplay for “Another Happy Day” when she moved to Peterborough in...

Francestown Academy Coffeehouse is in its second year

05-01-2024 12:38 PM


Now in its second year, the Francestown Academy Coffeehouse is going strong. “We had no idea we were moving to such a supportive town. We have a good turnout every time. More and more people are becoming aware of it,” said Pamela Stohrer, who along...

Jaffrey Civic Center hosting ‘Two Tours’ exhibit

05-01-2024 8:35 AM

Jaffrey Civic Center will host “Artists Around Monadnock: Two Tours,” an exhibition of the arts by local artists and artisans who reside and work in the Monadnock region, May 4 through June 15.Exhibiting artists, who will participate in two open art...

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