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Southern hilarity ensues in ‘Dearly Departed’

Arts and Entertainment

DERRY – At 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Majestic Theatre will present the comedy “Dearly Departed” at The Derry Opera House, 29 West Broadway. In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom ...

Nightlife calendar

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NASHUA 5 DRAGONS LOUNGE: 28 Railroad Square. Saturdays: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. 578-0702. BOSTON BILLIARD CLUB: 55 Northeastern Blvd. Mondays: Military Monday. Wednesdays: Wine Down Wednesdays (Ladies Night). Thursdays: DJ Kraig Selvi. Fridays: Happy Hour from 4-7 p.m., live music at 9 p.m. ...

Arts digest

Arts and Entertainment

NEW EXHIBITS Artist lectures on craft next week LOWELL, Mass. – At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, installation artist Amy Archambault will speak about her art and creative process at the ALL Gallery, 307 Market St. Archambault creates complex and exquisitely crafted constructions in space ...

Gate City Ballet presents ‘The Hobbit’ in new ballet

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DERRY – At 6 p.m. Friday, Gate City Ballet will present “The Hobbit” at the Stockbridge Theatre, 5 Pinkerton St. Local choreographer, artistic director and studio owner Sarah-Beth Smith breathes life into the middle ages with new story ballet of “The Hobbit.” “Lord of the Rings” ...

Amherst Food Truck Festival rolls into town

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AMHERST – From 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, the inaugural Amherst NH Food Truck Festival will be held at Amherst Garden Center and Farm to Market, 305 Rte. 101. There will be 12 food trucks, including Tracy Girl, Hot Ballz, Donut Love, Morning Salute, Somerset Grille of Hooksett, Pomaire Boston ...

Salmon with zingy pepperoncini-lemon sauce

Food and Drink

Throughout New England, the traditional entree of choice for dinner on the Fourth of July was salmon served with a side of peas. This happy pairing capitalized on the region’s seasonal bounty: It just so happened the salmon were running and fresh peas were at their peak at the very moment ...

Greek twist on classic Middle Eastern tabbouleh salad

Food and Drink

This is a Mediterranean twist on tabbouleh, a classic Middle Eastern bulgur wheat salad, with very approachable flavors. It can be served as a side dish or a main course, and even as part of a creative appetizer or meze spread. It’s also a great portable dish, perfect for bringing to a ...

Meat and potatoes made healthier as dinner salad

Food and Drink

Generations of Americans have grown up heralding meat and potatoes as the classic dinner of choice. Who doesn’t love the taste of that time-honored combination, filling our bellies with the comfort of a juicy, fatty steak and fluffy, carby spuds? Just thinking about it is enough to make us ...

Simply delicious: Liz Barbour streamlines your kitchen

Food and Drink

AMHERST – At 6:30 p.m. next Thursday, June 29, the Amherst Town Library invites you to “Build a Better World through Food: In the Kitchen with Liz Barbour” in the Main Reading Room of the library at 14 Main St. “Minimize, declutter and cleanse” are words we hear a lot these days. ...

Go hog wild for Rock’n Ribfest this weekend

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MERRIMACK – Friday-Sunday, the Rotary Club of Nashua West’s annual Rock’n Ribfest will held at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, 221 Daniel Webster Highway. Enjoy the best barbecue in New Hampshire, along with music and family entertainment! Proceeds from Rock’n Ribfest go to support area ...

International guitar master in concert at fundraiser

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MASON – From 7-9 p.m. Saturday, internationally known guitarist and composer Hiroya Tsukamoto will perform in concert at the Living Room Coffee House at the Mason Congregational Church, 33 Valley Road. Also appearing will be award-winning singer/songwriter Jane Fallon from Brookline and The ...

Nightlife calendar

Arts and Entertainment

NASHUA 5 DRAGONS LOUNGE: 28 Railroad Square. Saturdays: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. 578-0702. BOSTON BILLIARD CLUB: 55 Northeastern Blvd. Mondays: Military Monday. Wednesdays: Wine Down Wednesdays (Ladies Night). Thursdays: DJ Kraig Selvi. Fridays: Happy Hour from 4-7 p.m., live music at 9 p.m. ...

Re-create New Hampshire majesty at adult paint night

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AMHERST – From 6:30-8:30 p.m. next Thursday, June 22, a paint night for adults will be held at the Amherst Town Library, 14 Main St. The Amherst Town Library welcomes Sadie Barton of the Currier Museum of Art to kick-off our Summer Reading Program for Adults with “Paint Night: Re-Create ...

Join ‘The Last Night of Ballyhoo’ party in Bedford

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BEDFORD – At 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Bedford Off Broadway will present “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” by Alfred Uhry at Bedford Old Town Hall, 2 Meetinghouse Road. “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, in December 1939. “Gone with the Wind” is having its ...

Arts digest

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NEW EXHIBITS Trumpet Gallery celebrates 5 years PETERBOROUGH – From 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, visitors to the Trumpet Gallery, 8 Grove St., will be entered into a drawing for a special door prize, as the gallery celebrates its fifth anniversary in June. There will be special exhibits, along ...

Local artist wins honors from Saint Botolph Club

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HOLLIS – The Saint Botolph Club Foundation in Boston has selected Hollis artist Christopher Volpe to receive a 2017 Emerging Artist Award. Volpe was also chosen to receive the Foundation’s Nellie Taft Grant award for outstanding painting. Volpe’s latest work is a series of paintings in ...

At 50, ‘Sgt. Pepper’ remains a musical masterpiece

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1967 – the Summer of Love, as it came to be known – was an explosive year that saw America living under the dark shadow of the Vietnam War. It was also a magic moment in time when the Beatles were at their creative zenith, and were the musical kings of the world. Slipping the shackles of ...