Just under a year ago I shared a recipe for double strawberry pavlovas. Today’s recipe is its more simplistic sibling. Sometimes I want a pavlova that is bursting with strawberry flavor, and other times I want a pavlova as plain as can be.
When I was first working on this Continue reading “Pavlovas with (or without) berries”
Big Events July 1, 2021, and beyond
Thursday, July 1
It’s a weekend of baseball! The New Hampshire Fisher Cats are in the middle of a run of home games at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium (1 Line Drive in downtown Manchester; nhfishercats.com) against the Portland Sea Dogs through Sunday, July Continue reading “This Week 21/07/01”
Communities plan Independence Day celebrations
Fourth of July fireworks are looking more promising this year. Concord, Manchester and Nashua are all planning fireworks events, and so are several other communities in southern New Hampshire. All events take place on Sunday, July 4, unless otherwise noted. All events are subject to Continue reading “A Fourth full of fireworks”
Local music news & events
• Folk romance: Named after a Cape Cod salt marsh, Crowes Pasture, the banjo/guitar duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin perform. Their most recent album, Slow It Down, was released in 2019 at Cafe Passim. Recently, they paid tribute to Bob Dylan Continue reading “The Music Roundup 21/07/01”
Regional acts gather for Fourth fest
Necessity breeds solutions, and last summer Justin Uhlig needed one in a big way. The founder of Barnstormers Music and Art, he presented his first show in 2015. It starred the pirate punk Jonee Earthquake Band and a bunch of local acts, including Uhlig’s Continue reading “Day on the Green”
Good On Paper (R)
Iliza Shlesinger, Ryan Hansen.
Also Margaret Cho, who is absolute perfection here. Andrea (Shlesinger, who also wrote this movie based on a story from her real life) is a comedian trying to break into acting and, while appearing to kill it on stage every night, seems Continue reading “At the Sofaplex 21/07/01”
Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto gets even more reason to talk about family in F9: The Fast Saga, a rather slow entry in this “what if James Bond were a muscle car” franchise.
Dom (Diesel) and his wife Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) are living off the grid. They are raising Continue reading “F9 (PG-13)”
The Anthropocene Reviewed, by John Green (Dutton, 274 pages)
If you only know John Green as the author of young adult novels such as The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way Down, you don’t know John Green. Of the successful pop novelists working today, Green Continue reading “The Anthropocene Reviewed, by John Green”
KPT, Obliterate (Give/Take Records)
Any gothies out there remember industrial DJ Terrorfakt? Oh come on, that’s got to jog a few low-tier brain cells if you were in the vampire-club scene around six or 10 years ago. He was quite the badass, making beats that were a little bit like Continue reading “Album Reviews 21/07/01”
Celebrate the Fourth of July with the perfect brew
Do you remember what you had planned for the Fourth of July last year? That’s a trick question. We both know you had absolutely nothing planned. The 2020 Fourth of July took a hit just like everything else last year.
Actually, Continue reading “Fireworks and beer”