New music from Mindset X leader
As a performer, Steven Scott has some distinct personas. He’s the leader of Mindset X, a band with which he’s created ambitious progressive rock, most recently the 2015 concept album Oceans. More than a few fans know him for playing cover songs as Continue reading “Solo turn”
• Singer: A recent guest on NH Chronicle Summer Songfest, Justin Cohn performs covers with some tasty originals — some from his upcoming album. Cohn is ubiquitous in the regional scene, memorably providing lead vocals for Rocking Horse Music Club’s debut single “Everywhere Is Home” and appearing on the Continue reading “The Music Roundup 20/08/20”
Film Reviews by Amy Diaz
Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dominique Fishback fight a chaos-bringing drug in Project Power, a promising but under-baked action movie from Netflix.
It is a chocolate chip pancake with a raw-batter center — potentially satisfying but frustrating for its not-quite-there-ness.
Art (Foxx) is on Continue reading “Project Power (PG-13)”
Let Them Eat Tweets, by Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson (Liveright/W.W. Norton, 217 pages)
Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson are not amused, no matter what their book title says.
In fact, the political scientists, who live on opposite coasts, are convinced that America is becoming a plutocracy, governed Continue reading “Book Review 20/08/20”
The Killers, Imploding the Mirage (Island Records)
Um, wow, I never would have dreamed that we critics — at least the ones of us who just couldn’t quite place the wellspring from which Killers singer Brandon Flowers was drawing his hypnotic urgency — would have ever pegged him as some Continue reading “Album Reviews 20/08/20”
Make every day a rosé day
With this incessant heat, what can be more satisfying than a cool glass of rosé wine, either as an aperitif or with a salad or light meal?
Rosés should be served at about 50 to 55 degrees, and an opened bottle should be kept Continue reading “Rosés to beat the heat”
Anna Wallace and her longtime friend, Susan Werrick, are the owners of PPC Italian Restaurant & Bar (133 Plaistow Road, Plaistow, 819-4320, ppc-restaurant.com), an eatery formerly known as the Plaistow Pizza Co. Since taking it over last September, Wallace and Werrick have introduced all types of menu items, from appetizers Continue reading “In the kitchen with Anna Wallace”
New recipe book offers aphrodisiac foods
From finding comfort to strengthening our relationships, we use food to express and celebrate love in all kinds of ways — that’s the idea behind a new book being released this week, as it explores food’s roles in self-love and interpersonal relationships with personal Continue reading “Food is love”
Madear’s relocates to downtown Pembroke, introduces bakery
Nearly a year after Madear’s hosted its final night of service on Hanover Street in Manchester, the Cajun comfort restaurant will reopen in its new home in Pembroke, featuring new menus, almost twice the dining capacity and, for the first time, a bakery. Continue reading “Southern decadence”
• Breaking bread: Chef Chris Viaud of Greenleaf in Milford has opened a new sandwich shop less than half a mile down the road. Culture Bread & Sandwich opened Aug. 11 in the former space of The Good Loaf at 75 Mont Vernon Road, and it offers homemade artisan-style breads Continue reading “The Weekly Dish 20/08/20”