NH Irish Festival an indoor/outdoor bash
According to the New England Historical Society, more than one in five of New Hampshire’s residents claim Irish ancestry. The lure of factory jobs led a wave of immigration from Ireland to Manchester in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Emerald Isle’s Continue reading “Green streets”
Local music news & events
• Bringing it back: Among a multitude of tribute acts, The Frank White Experience is one of a few delving into hip-hop. Using the music of Notorious B.I.G. as a starting point, the seven-piece band, led by Skribe Da Godruns, moves through a deep catalog Continue reading “The Music Roundup 23/08/24”
A recent college grad accidentally forms a symbiotic relationship with superpower-bestowing alien tech in Blue Beetle, a DC Comics movie that isn’t, story-wise at least, necessarily a piece of any particular DC franchise but probably will get absorbed in the new DCU if it does OK, box-office-ally speaking.
I Continue reading “Blue Beetle (PG-13)”
Tom Lake, by Ann Patchett (Harper, 309 pages)
The celebrated novelist Ann Patchett says that Thornton Wilder’s Our Town has been a “comfort, guide and inspiration” throughout her life, and that in her new novel, Tom Lake, she’s trying to draw attention to the play and to all Continue reading “Tom Lake, by Ann Patchett”
Mariion Christiian, “Still Water” / “The Weight of Things” (EMG Records)
You’d file this new EP somewhere between Above & Beyond and Tiesto, and yes, it’s that good. Christian is known as a veteran producer who has a way with melodies that “articulate emotions in a way that words simply Continue reading “Album Reviews 23/08/24”
A lot of people seem to be deeply suspicious of my cooking.
I like to cook interesting — and yes, sometimes experimental — dishes. When I try to share them with others, my friends and coworkers suddenly surprise me with previously unknown lactose or gluten intolerances. Worst of all is Continue reading “Flourless Chocolate Cake”
Amanda Baril is the owner of NH Doughnut Co., a small family-run doughnut shop with locations in Concord and Bedford. The company, which Baril started in 2018, serves yeast and cake doughnuts made fresh each morning. While the menu rotates monthly, the doughnuts come in a wide variety of flavors Continue reading “In the kitchen with Amanda Baril”
Chef Sarasin’s new cookbook features fun flavors
According to local chef Keith Sarasin, humanity wouldn’t be where it is today if it weren’t for fermentation.
In his latest cookbook, Mastering Fermentation, which will be released on Tuesday, Sept. 26, Sarasin aims to show readers the beauty of fermentation while walking Continue reading “Focus on fermentation”
News from the local food scene
• Gate City Brewfest: Gate City Brewfest is this Saturday, Aug. 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. (entry for VIP is at noon) at Holman Stadium (67 Amherst St., Nashua). Over 100 brews and vendors will be in attendance, such as 603 brewery, Citizen Continue reading “The Weekly Dish 23/08/24”
Video booth rental providers
Ivelis Rodriguez, Jeimy Rojas and Rose Viger are the family behind Take Two Visions, a 360 video booth rental company based in Derry.
Explain your job and what it entails.
Take Two Visions LLC is a 360 video booth company that offers booth rentals to anyone Continue reading “On The Job – Ivelis Rodriguez, Jeimy Rojas and Rose Viger”