Low Lily unveils Angels in the Wreckage
On their latest album, Low Lily, the rootsy trio of married couple Liz Simmons and Flynn Cohen and fiddler Natalie Padilla, decided to be bold. Angels in the Wreckage runs an expansive 14 tracks and is full of forthright songs. An a capella Continue reading “New old time”
Local music news & events
• Reimaginers: At a weekly residency in a Gate City speakeasy, Loce Jazz puts a unique spin on its namesake music. The trio — guitar, drums and keyboard — elevates Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way,” journeying from its signature opening riff to a place that McCoy Continue reading “The Music Roundup 23/04/27”
A teen just can’t not open the obviously evil Book of the Dead, thus releasing demons or whatever and leading to a tsunami of gore, in Evil Dead Rise.
The movie actually starts at an A-frame cabin of devilry out in the woods. After some creepy voice work and R-rated Continue reading “Evil Dead Rise (R)”
The Society of Shame, by Jane Roper (Anchor, 360 pages)
The year is young, but it’s hard to imagine that there will be a smarter, sassier takedown of social media this year than The Society of Shame, Jane Roper’s merrily caustic novel about cancel culture.
Roper, who claims Continue reading “The Society of Shame, by Jane Roper”
T3nors, Naked Soul (Frontiers Records)
Had a weird little exchange the other day, on either Facebook or Twitter, I forget, where this one guy was saying that every album put out by Frontiers Records sounds the same as all the others. I can’t say I concur with that, only because Continue reading “Album Reviews 23/04/27”
I opened the door to the back seat of my car and went to put my briefcase in but saw something out of the corner of my eye and stopped short.
A couple of times a week, when I stop at the convenience store to pick up some iced coffee, Continue reading “Sloe gin fizz”
Kelley-Sue LeBlanc — a.k.a. “KSL” — is the owner of The Sleazy Vegan food truck (thesleazyvegan.com, and on Facebook and Instagram), which offers a rotating menu of seasonally inspired whole-food plant-based breakfast and lunch items. In addition to maintaining a regular schedule of public appearances in southern New Hampshire, The Continue reading “In the kitchen with Kelley-Sue LeBlanc”
Hampstead Eats food truck festival returns
Hampstead Congregational Church is gearing up for its third annual food truck festival fundraiser. Known as “Hampstead Eats,” the event is due to return on the church’s grounds on Saturday, April 29, and will feature tasty options from area food trucks and vendors, in Continue reading “Rolling over hunger”
Taco Tour returns to downtown Manchester
After a successful revival year in 2022, Taco Tour returns on Thursday, May 4, and will feature its largest roster of participating vendors yet, along with two stages of live local music acts throughout the evening.
The Greater Manchester Chamber took the reins of Continue reading “But first, tacos”
News from the local food scene
• Spectaular!: Tickets are on sale now for the New England Wine Spectacular, happening on Thursday, June 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown (700 Elm St.). The large seminar-style showcase is the premier event of New Continue reading “The Weekly Dish 23/04/27”