All quotes are from One Man’s Meat, by E.B. White, born July 11, 1899.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22) My goal is no longer a three-hundred-egg hen but to find peace through conversion of my table scraps into humus. It’s good to have goals.
Leo (July 23 – Continue reading “Signs of Life 20/07/09”
• Good times: One of the region’s musical treasures, Charlie Chronopoulos is a triple threat. He writes lyrically complex and compelling songs, renders them in a soothing honey and woodsmoke voice, and plays guitar like a beast. Good to have him back on the circuit, with shows booked throughout July. Continue reading “The Music Roundup 20/07/09”
Soulful Concord band plays in Bow
FieldHouse Sports, a Bow facility better known for year-round indoor soccer, is the latest entry into the live music scene. Fiddler Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki led off the drive-in lot series on July 3, performing with his trio. A week later Trade, a rhythmic, horn-seasoned combo Continue reading “Live and local”
Film Reviews by Amy Diaz
Go watch Hamilton, the movie created from filmed performances of the musical made in the summer of 2016 and now streaming on Disney+.
You don’t need me to tell you that the musical based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton, the “ten dollar Founding Continue reading “Hamilton (PG-13)”
The Madwoman and the Roomba, by Sandra Tsing Loh (W.W. Norton, 276 pages)
Can we say that it’s a little more than ironic that a woman who found fame leaving the stifling prison that was a 20-year marriage is now rhapsodizing affectionately about the “domestic mayhem” that is her Continue reading “Book Review 20/07/09”
Tokyo Motor Fist, Lions (Frontiers Music SRL)
Clear the decks, grandmothers, it’s a bona-fide ’80s melodic-metal fest, a new project from Danger Danger singer Ted Poley and guitarist/producer Steve Brown of Trixter. Unlike so many wannabes who have (dis)graced this column, however, it would appear that this gang of hairdos Continue reading “Album Reviews 20/07/09”
• Outdoor tastes: Get your tickets now for a special socially distanced version of the annual Taste of the Region event, happening on Tuesday, July 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Normally held inside the Tupelo Music Hall, this year’s festival will take place outdoors in the parking lot of Continue reading “The Weekly Dish 20/07/09”
Get a bit of Italy in a glass
While Covid-19 has limited our ability to travel, summer with its long days and warm sunsets takes us off to romantic, dreamy environments. Tuscany is one such place that comes to mind.
All of Italy is noted for its cuisine. Dishes like Continue reading “A virtual trip to Tuscany”
Ed “Monkey” Ellis of Candia and Kim Ricard of Concord are the owners and founders of Monkey Time Bakery (177 Deerfield Road, Candia, 483-0220, find them on Facebook), a gift shop and homestead bakery offering a variety of specialty treats by order, like lemon bars, cinnamon rolls and carrot cakes. Continue reading “In the kitchen with Ed Ellis & Kim Ricard”
Your guide to finding Greek festival favorites
Nearly all of this year’s Greek food festivals in the state have been canceled or postponed — but that doesn’t mean you can’t embark on a Greek food adventure of your own. Offering everything from savory dishes like pastichio and lamb shanks to Continue reading “Have a Greek food weekend”