2022 Year in review — 12/29/22

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As 2022 comes to an end, we look back on the year and consider what’s to come in 2023. Katelyn Sahagian talks to people in the worlds of art, theater and classical music (page 12). Matt Ingersoll looks back at the year in food (page 24). Amy Diaz considers the year in movies, with advice on where to find some of the greatest (page 34). Michael Witthaus looks at the year in local music and highlights some shows worth saving the date for in 2023 (page 38). And Angie Sykeny talks to Kristen Clarke about a planned infastructure project in Manchester (page 6).

Also on the cover Find live music, live DJs and other fun at area bars and restaurants this Satuday, Dec. 31, a.k.a. New Year’s Eve. Michael Witthaus runs through the nightlife options for the final night of 2022 starting on page 39. Kids and families can celebrate the new year as well; find a roundup of family-friendly celebrations on page 16. And, what better way to end the year than with carbs! Michele Pesula Kuegler offers a recipe for cheesy pull-apart bread on page 30.

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