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Monadnock Jazz

Jim with a Latin band at the Nubi pig roast

One of the unexpected things Jim learned about the Monadnock region when he moved to Nubi four years ago is the significant jazz presence in the area. As it turns out, nearby Brattleboro (just over the Vermont border) is a jazz mecca of sorts.

Coming . . . → Read More: Monadnock Jazz

Living full lives, a partial list of Nubi neighbor activities

I am continually amazed by the talents and diverse interests of my neighbors. So when I set out to explore how Nubi residents go about living full lives, I faced a challenge: How can I possibly capture the depth and breadth of everyone’s interests and commitments?

In addition to family and work obligations, neighbors . . . → Read More: Living full lives, a partial list of Nubi neighbor activities

Music can make a community . . . but only if a community makes music!

Justin and Stacey on violin and accordion for New Year's concert

Music is not hard to hear at Nubanusit Neighborhood and Farm (Nubi). Whether it be the sweet sound of a violin or flute in summer wafting from an open window, someone practicing on the Steinway in the Common House or jazz played on the . . . → Read More: Music can make a community . . . but only if a community makes music!

Visual Arts at Nubi and the Monadnock Region

The first fall we moved to Nubi, a local landscape painter set up his easel near our entrance overlooking Nubanusit Brook, to capture the scene. The image leaves an indelible impression in our minds both of the beauty of the local landscape, and of the liveliness of the Monadnock visual arts scene.

Nubi itself is . . . → Read More: Visual Arts at Nubi and the Monadnock Region