Teddy Thompson plays solo in Manchester
At the end of a benefit show in New Jersey last month, Richard Thompson invited his son Teddy onstage to perform with him. The elder Thompson is folk music royalty, while Teddy Thompson is a singer-songwriter who over two decades has dipped his toes Continue reading “Heartfelt”
Local music news & events
• Poetry slam: The weekly poetry open mic night hosted is headlined by Ryk McIntyre, a veteran poet who’s appeared everywhere from Lollapalooza to the first Legends of the Slam showcase in 2006. McIntyre’s work has appeared in the Worcester Review and the fusion Continue reading “The Music Roundup 23/02/23”
Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio.
Dad Calum (Mescal, nominated for actor in a leading role) and tween-ish daughter Sophie (Corio) vacation while, a few decades in the future, adult Sophie (Celia Rowlson-Hall), now married with a child, remembers the visit in this bittersweet drama. Primarily, Aftersun just gives us Continue reading “At the Sofaplex 23/02/23”
Eternally youthful Paul Rudd returns for an adventure in the tinyverse in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
Scott Lang/Ant-Man (Rudd) has a pretty good post-Thanos life. He’s written a book, he’s publicly beloved and his girlfriend Hope Van Dyne/the Wasp (Evangeline Lilly) is using science to make the world a Continue reading “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (PG-13)”
The Moon Over the Mountain, by Atsushi Nakajima, illustrated by Nekosuke (Vertical, 56 pages)
The Moon Over the Mountain is the second entry in publisher Kodansha’s “Maiden’s Bookshelf” collection, which presents acclaimed short stories from Japanese literature in illustrated collectible volumes.
First published in 1942, “The Moon Over the Continue reading “The Moon Over the Mountain, by Atsushi Nakajima”
Nite Skye, Vanishing (Sonic Ritual Records)
I’m like 100 percent positive I’ve talked about this father-son duo before, unless it was someone else. This is their debut album, which doesn’t jibe with my (probably faux) memory, but anyway, here they are, ex-Film School vocalist-guitarist Nyles Lannon and his 12-year-old boy Continue reading “Album Reviews 23/02/23”
Sometimes you want chicken Parmesan — a hearty, filling meal that makes you think a nap is a good idea. Other times you want all the flavors of that meal but want to feel a little less weighted. This recipe is here to do just that.
These chicken parm meatballs Continue reading “Chicken Parm meatballs”
Sue Poulin is the co-owner of Bouillon Bistro (123 Union Square, Milford, 718-3305, bouillonbistro.com), known for its rotating menu of scratch-made artisan soups, chowders and stews. Poulin left her corporate career to purchase Wicked Pissah Chowdah, at the time located on South Street just off the Milford Oval, from founder Continue reading “In the kitchen with Sue Poulin”
The Hidden Pig opens in downtown Nashua
New life has been breathed into a Nashua restaurant building that has sat dormant for more than three years. The Hidden Pig opened Feb. 9 in the former Riverside Barbeque Co. storefront on Main Street, bringing with it a thoughtfully crafted menu of Continue reading “Burgers, bacon and beyond”
Medical aesthetics provider
Jen O’Brien is an advanced practice nurse who provides aesthetic injections and skin treatments from her medspa Relevé Medical Aesthetics (Salzburg Square, 292 Route 101, Amherst, 460-5706, relevemedicalaesthetics.com).
Explain your job and what it entails.
People enter my office seeking subtle, natural aesthetic treatments to help reclaim Continue reading “On The Job – Jen O’Brien”