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A primer on ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

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As most people know by now, none of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies have been direct adaptations. But reading collections of stories that inspired the film can unearth fascinating information. “We’re inspired by the books, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is not the Marvel comic book ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You can’t stay cocooned in your own private drama: There’s too much you’d miss. The world won’t come to you. You’ll have to break out of your bubble and find what’s worth getting into. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You encourage others along the path of their ...

‘The Three Musketeers’ debuts Friday

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NASHUA – You may wonder what swashbuckling, romance, comedy, betrayal and you all have in common. The answer, of course, is you coming to see the Nashua Theatre Guilds’ production of “The Three Musketeers,” written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Amy Mackay at the Court Street Theatre, 14 ...

ArtHub selects May ‘Artist of the Month’

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NASHUA – Stacy Topjian Searle will be showing her artwork at the ArtHub as she has been named the May Artist of the Month. Searle is a pen and ink artist who works exclusively in black and white. Her exhibition will open at noon on May 12 and last until 2 p.m. Originally from Lowell, ...

SOPHA to offer Hollywood portrait class

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With a glamorous nod to Tinseltown, The SOPHA (Studio of Photographic Arts), will offer the photography class, “Recreating the Hollywood Portrait,” on April 21st, from 9:30AM to 5:30PM. SOPHA owner, photographer and instructor Bud Thorpe explained SOPHA’s mission statement, in creative ...

Spirit Fiddle to perform Saturday

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Award-winning fiddler Robin Warren and her equally talented guitar partner, Brian Clancey, who perform as Spirit Fiddle, will perform at Nashua Presbyterian Church at 7 pm on Saturday. This is a rare opportunity to see Spirit Fiddle since their move to Aiken, Georgia Spirit Fiddle performs a ...

Spring Vendor Fair set

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NASHUA – Come do your spring shopping at the First Baptist Church of Nashua’s Happy Spring Vendor Fair, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 5. Vendors include Arbonne, Stella & Dot, PartyLite, Usborne Books, Mrs. C’s Handcrafted Jewelry, Perfectly Posh, Young Living, Thirty-One, ...

‘Rampage’ takes No. 1 from ‘A Quiet Place’

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – After a wobbly start, Dwayne Johnson muscled his way to a No. 1 opening for “Rampage” – but just barely. Close on its heels was the word-of-mouth sensation “A Quiet Place” in its second week in theaters, and not too far behind that was the Blumhouse horror ...

Finally: A long overdue honor for the Moody Blues

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After an appallingly long wait, the Moody Blues, in my mind, perhaps the most visionary and influential rock band outside of the Beatles, have finally been ushered into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Can I get a hallelujah on this? In the way of full disclosure, I will tell you that I have ...

Nashua Choral Society concert on tap

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NASHUA – The Nashua Choral Society will be performing Beethoven’s Mass in C Major with members of the Symphony NH Orchestra and accompanist R. Scott White Saturday on April 28 at the Immaculate Conception Church, 216 East Dunstable Road in Nashua. This Beethoven masterpiece is regarded as ...

Mother’s Day and Caregiver Concert set

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AUBURN – The Massabesic Audubon Center and AARP will host a Mother’s Day and Caregivers Concert presented by the Elliot Hospital Associates Voluntaires at 2 p.m. on May 11 at the Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn. The Voluntaires is a long-established choral group in the Manchester area ...

Amherst PTA presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

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AMHERST – The curtain goes up on the 66th annual Amherst PTA Play this month. A magical four-day, five-show run of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” begins Thursday at Souhegan High School in Amherst. As final rehearsals and preparations take place, tickets are going fast for the largest ...

New exhibit to open at Carey House Museum

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“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MILFORD – From advancements in technology to the harrowing story of a late 1800s bank robbery and some noted “extraordinary” local residents, the Milford Historical Society’s new exhibit has ...

Color Me Playmate: The Questionnaire

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It’s been seven months since Playboy founder Hugh Hefner went to that big Playboy Mansion in the sky- or at least to the smog that hovers over Los Angeles. So now, inspired by a captain’s hat, ascot, silk pajamas and Fred McMurray pipe, I shall do the unstoppable: answer my own Playmate ...

Communication skills workshop set

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Barbara Woods, of Milford, will lead a communication skills workshops from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wadleigh Memorial Library in Milford. The model she will present can be practiced in families, intimate relationships, organizations, classrooms – just about anywhere people gather. ...