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The NH Mixtape – 09/30/21

Dozens of local musicians have been nominated for the New England Music Awards, and the Hippo reached out to them to get their thoughts on their nomina-tions and the importance of the NEMAs, plus where to see them play live or find their nomination-worthy music.

ALSO ON THE COVER, the shoe-themed “Kick-Start!” ex-hibition is on display at Twiggs Gallery, p. 10. It’s all about fall’s most popular fruit at Applefest, p. 18, and all about the brews at Powder Keg Beer Festival, p. 19.

I have written on several occasions in this column about my work with Fellowship Housing Opportunities in Concord. This nonprofit ...
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Covid-19 update As of Sept. 20 As of Sept 27Total cases statewide 115,401 118,706Total current infections statewide 3,769 3,595Total deaths ...
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Work begins on whitewater park in Franklin After six years of planning, construction on New England’s first whitewater park is ...
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The Brady Bowl finally arrives Sunday night at the razor, though with a little bit of the luster gone after ...
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Dedicated to school athletics Noah Jenkins, a Nashua High School North Class of 2019 graduate, was presented with the 2020 ...
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Big Events September 30, 2021 and beyond Thursday, Sept. 30 The Deerfield Fair kicks off today and runs through Sunday, ...
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“Kick-Start!” art exhibition shows resilience through shoes Stilettos, slippers, blue suede shoes — footwear can tell a story, and the ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities •​ Fall fair: The Craftworkers’ Guild presents its Harvest Fair and ...
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Dear Donna, Would you know if there is any worth to these Penthouse swizzle strippers? I was cleaning out a ...
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A few flowers that attract butterflies Monarchs are on the move! It is time for their long trip to Mexico ...
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Family fun for the weekend Day on the farm • Charmingfare Farm (774 High St. in Candia; visitthefarm.com) kicks off ...
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Melissa Davis Blow Dry Bar Owner Melissa Davis is the franchise owner of Blo Blow Dry Bar in Bedford, a ...
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News from the local food scene • May the best chili win: Join Goffstown Ace Hardware (5 Depot St.) for ...
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AppleFest returns to Nashua For more than a decade the Salvation Army of Nashua has partnered with Sullivan Farm to ...
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Exeter’s Powder Keg Beer Festival returns When the Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival was first held in downtown Exeter ...
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Mackenzie Lindquist of Goffstown is the owner of Boston Bakes (find her on Facebook @bostonbakesnh and on Instagram @boston_bakes), a ...
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We are working our way through the fall flavors in this column: first a savory sweet potato baked good, then ...
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Does reusing spirit barrels add something to wines? Natural and minimalist winemaking methods have been prominent in the news these ...
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When I was extremely young, my father was a big fan of easy listening music. His favorite song was called ...
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Ian Jones, The Evergreens (Thin Silver Records) The other week I took a trip up north, to maraud (I don’t ...
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Harrow, by Joy Williams (Knopf, 224 pages) The literary genre of science fiction is so yesterday. What’s hot today is ...
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Dear Evan Hansen (PG-13) An anxiety-filled teenager stumbles into a family’s tragedy in Dear Evan Hansen, a film adaptation of ...
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27 PERFORMERS AND BANDS TALK ABOUT THE LOCAL SCENE, FELLOW MUSICIANS AND THE UPCOMING NEW ENGLAND MUSIC AWARDS When the ...
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Local music news & events • New light: Known for playing bluegrass in Twisted Pine, Rachel Sumner is gathering new ...
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