A June 2018 Publication by Arts Alive!

The Thing in the Spring

June 6-10, Downtown Peterborough

Looking for someTHING to do? The Thing in the Spring is downtown Peterborough's annual arts festival of music, visual art, movies, gallery receptions, readings and more. You'll find renouned independent groups presenting in the most artsy intimate nooks and crannies all around town.

Check it out!

Soosen Dunholter exhibits new work

Opening June 1st, Dublin

Dublin Community Center features the minimalist textural mixed-media work of Peterborough artist, Soosen Dunholter. Her collagraphic monoprints have been exhibited throughout New England and have won numerous awards, including the 2016 Ruth and James Ewing Award given to a professional artist in recognition of art excellence. 

Soosen's Website

Masterful Music: Rhiannon Giddens

June 23 at The Colonial Theatre, Keene

Recipient of a 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant, Rhiannon Giddens is the co-founder of the Grammy award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops. Her two solo albums, the Grammy award-nominated Tomorrow Is My Turn (2015) and Freedom Highway (2017), masterfully blend American musical genres like gospel, jazz, blues, and country. Giddens first gained recognition as a solo artist when she stole the show at the Another Day, Another Time concert at New York City’s Town Hall in 2013.

Tickets Here

Monadnock Summer Lyceum

Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church

July 1 Larry Olmsted - Real Food, Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It

July 8 Elizabeth Marshall Thomas & Sy Montgomery - Tamed & Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

July 15 Cameron Wake - Climate Changes in New England: From Science to Solutions

July 22 Adar Cohen - Falling Asleep to Gunfire: Violence in Chicago, a Country's Slumbering Response, and How Gang Members Become Peacekeepers

July 29 Kevin Esvelt- Technology and Moral Obligations

August 5 Seven Times Salt - Pilgrims' Progress: Music of the Plimoth Colony Settlers 1590-1650

August 19 Robin Kimmerer - Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

August 26 Kate Braestrup - Anchor and Flares: Stories of Motherhood, Hope, and Service

Lyceum Website

Keene ArtWalk

June 1-10, Downtown Keene

Every June the Main Street in Keene, NH turns into an art gallery and performance venue! There's gallery receptions, festival music, dancing in the streets, a craft mob and more!

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Sweet Lovers Love the Spring!

June 6th in Keene

Join Ashuelot Concerts, one of many professional level classical music ensembles, presenting a concert of Leider by Britten, Brahms, Wolf, Tchaikovsky, Finzi and Schubert.

Tickets Here


Looking for more to do in Keene, Peterborough, Hillsborough, Jaffrey, or any of the surrounding towns? Look no further! For fun activities, arts, performances, community events and more, the Arts Alive! Discover Monadnock Calendar is where you’ll find it!
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If you value the arts and would like to support our efforts please donate to Arts Alive! or become a member today. Members belong to the region's arts support organization and sustain an organization that advocates for and enriches the arts community. Arts Alive! receives funding from the Putnam Foundation, C&S Wholesale Grocers, The Hoffman Family Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, its board of directors, several individual and business donors and almost 100 artist and arts organization members.

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