A new hip-hop vibe from Fee The Evolutionist
Winning the Rising Star New Hampshire plaque at this year’s New England Music Awards was quite gratifying for rapper Fee The Evolutionist, but also bemusing. “I was laughing about that,” he said by phone recently. “I’m a rising star — it only Continue reading “Moving forward”
Local music news & events
• Blues boy: Among the many veteran guitarists praising Quinn Sullivan are Buddy Guy, who said “players like Quinn come along once in a lifetime,” and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, who called him “a true speaker of the language” of the blues. A prodigy who’s Continue reading “The Music Roundup 23/01/12”
Strange World (PG)
Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid.
This Disney animated feature introduces us to Searcher Clade (voice of Gyllenhaal), who, when he was a kid, was forced, like it or not, to join his famous father, Jaeger Clade (voice of Quaid), on his explorations to find a path beyond the Continue reading “At the Sofaplex 23/01/12”
A terrifying giant doll becomes even more terrifying thanks to some A.I. programming in M3gan, a lively thriller coming in at a brisk hour and 42 minutes.
Gemma (Allison Williams) is a toy designer who becomes the guardian for her tween-ish-aged niece Cady (Violet McGraw) after Gemma’s sister and brother-in-law Continue reading “M3gan (PG-13)”
If starting (or restarting) an exercise program is one of your new year resolutions, Christopher McDougall can help you achieve it.
McDougall, a former war correspondent for the Associated Press, fell into a second career when he started writing about running. His 2011 book Born to Run had the effect Continue reading “Born to Run 2, by Christopher McDougall and Eric Orton”
Heroes and Monsters, Heroes and Monsters (Frontiers Music srl)
You get why this is a stupidly named band, right, like, I don’t have to explain that there’s a really great band called Of Monsters And Men already, and Lana del Rey has a song called “Gods & Monsters,” right? (Am Continue reading “Album Reviews 23/01/12”
Warm up with the flavors of Portugal
Planning on doing a little cross-country skiing — that is, once we really have a little snow? Or how about a little pond skating once it gets cold enough to freeze the water? Staying indoors? Why not curl up with a good book? Continue reading “Port — a winter favorite”
What better way to spend a chilly weekend morning than making homemade bread? Since this is a quick bread recipe, you won’t have to wait through cycles of rising, punching down and more rising. Just mix, bake, and cool for a few minutes.
This bread recipe more than likely includes Continue reading “Cinnamon marbled quick bread”
Laura and Michaela Spinney of Hooksett are the mother-daughter team behind Michaela’s Sweets (857-444-8877, michaelassweets.com, and on Facebook and Instagram, a homestead bakery they launched last summer that specializes in a variety of custom gluten-free treats made to order, like cupcakes, brownie bites, whoopie pies and doughnuts. The duo’s journey Continue reading “In the kitchen with Laura Spinney”
Sevmar Mediterranean Bistro coming to Salem
Boldness, intimacy, virtue and excellence — these are the four core values Jocelyn Maroun said she is taking to heart as she gets ready to launch her newest restaurant venture.
Sevmar Mediterranean Bistro, on track to open soon inside Salem’s 97 Shops Plaza, gets Continue reading “Falafel-y delicious”