Blues Fest debuts at Rex
The first New England Blues Festival was a modest one-off featuring regional bands, including Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks, led by organizer Nick David. Buoyed by its success, David brought it back the following year and soon was attracting national talent like Chicago heavy-hitter Nick Continue reading “Homecoming”
A teen uses location services, street cams and Colombian Taskrabbit to search for her mother in Missing, a lightweight thriller.
June (Storm Reid), 18, is on eyeroll-whatever terms with her mother, Grace (Nia Long), as Grace heads from their L.A.-area home to vacation in Colombia with her boyfriend Continue reading “Missing (PG-13)”
Batulo’s Kitchen coming to Concord’s Bank of New Hampshire Stage
At the Concord Multicultural Festival, Batulo Mahamed has gained a reputation over the last decade as one of the event’s most popular food vendors, building a following for her sambusa, or Somali meat pies. You’ll soon be able to enjoy Continue reading “A taste of Somalia”
Why to marry at a museum, fall versus spring, and the trouble with desserts
Wedding tips and stories from the pros
You probably want too much dessert.
That’s one of the takeaways from the wedding planners who offer their experiences arranging couples’ special days. Wedding planner Anja Matukic reminds us Continue reading “The Hippo’s 2023 Wedding Guide”
Get fantasy and science fiction thrills and horror chills from Granite State authors
With everything from zombie apocalypses to high fantasy and futuristic concepts, the imaginations of the Granite State’s genre fiction writers are seemingly limitless. Katelyn Sahagian and Matt Ingersoll caught up with several New Hampshire-based fantasy, science fiction Continue reading “It came from New Hampshire”
Hate crime forums
The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office presents a series of public Hate Crimes Forum conversations, with the first to be held on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Michael Briggs Community Center (409 Beech St., Manchester). According to a press release, the series Continue reading “News & Notes 23/01/26”
Wyn Doran readies next project
Watching a private screening of Beautiful Was The Fight provided a full-circle moment for Wyn Doran. The Nashua based singer-songwriter appears early in David Habeeb’s documentary film about the challenges faced by New England’s female and non-binary musicians. A nervous Doran is seen in 2017 Continue reading “Femme force”
Plane go crash in Plane — a movie that will never be criticized for being too complex.
Right from the jump, this movie won me over by letting Gerard Butler, who plays Trailblazer Airline pilot Brodie Torrance (I mean, HA! with that name), just be Scottish and not Continue reading “Plane (R)”
Fourth annual fundraiser to feature local samples, raffles
After a couple of years off, Bedford-area restaurateurs, bakers and caterers will once again gather inside the town high school’s cafeteria for Taste of Bedford, set to return on Tuesday, Jan. 24.
The tasting is the flagship fundraiser for Bedford High School’s Continue reading “Taste of Bedford returns”
Concord Makerspace finds new home
By Katelyn Sahagian
Since November the Concord Makerspace has been looking for a new home. Now the organization’s president, Jared Reynolds, has announced that there is a new location at 197 N. Main St. in Boscawen.
“We found this building seemed like a great Continue reading “A new place to make stuff”