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”
Local music news & events
• Joke stop: Enjoy a triple bill of laughs led by Mark Scalia, a veteran comic whose resume dates back to the early 1990s and places like Comedy Connection. He’s spot-on about domestic life; after watching Magic Mike with his wife, he mused that Continue reading “The Music Roundup 23/01/19”
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)”
Life on Delay, by John Hendrickson (Knopf, 272 pages)
Since childhood, journalist John Hendrickson has had a severe stutter — or, as the condition is formally known, severe “disfluency.” His stutter was so pronounced that once, in a school play, he had been assigned to say three words: “place,” Continue reading “Life on Delay, by John Hendrickson”
We Are Scientists, Lobe (Masterswan Recordings)
You may remember this New York City-based indie-rock band first surfacing in 2005 with their debut LP With Love And Squalor, a sturdy record that did well for sounding like a cross between Killers and Tokyo Police Club (I know, there’s not a Continue reading “Album Reviews 23/01/19”
How to squeeze a lime
(Or a lemon, or an orange, or a tangerine, but limes lend themselves to being squeezed; they have the fewest inhibitions of any citrus fruit.)
Method 1 – Pure brute strength
Wash your hands.
Carefully place the lime on a cutting board in front of Continue reading “Squeeze & punch”
Rivka Rowe is the owner and founder of Home Made by Rivka (homemadebyrivka.com, and on Facebook and Instagram @homemadebyrivka), a producer of homemade small-batch jams, jellies and spreads available in nearly two dozen flavors throughout the year. She started canning in 2011 and had turned her passion into a business Continue reading “In the kitchen with Rivka Rowe”
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”
Riverside Grille coming to New Boston
Goffstown couple Shawn and Kristen Roy both have several years of experience working in New Hampshire restaurants — she most recently an assistant general manager of The Homestead in Merrimack, and he a former chef at O’Brien’s Sports Bar in Nashua and The Coach Continue reading “Familiar but elevated”
News from the local food scene
• Dinner and a show: Join the Bank of New Hampshire Stage (16 S. Main St., Concord) for a special South Asian Showcase on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. The evening will feature an authentic Nepalese dinner, along with traditional Nepalese and Hindi Continue reading “The Weekly Dish 23/01/19”