Encore

Music takes center stage in this week’s Encore

Arts and Entertainment

Did you have a nice weekend? I saw Teen Actorsingers’ presentation of “Jesus Christ Superstar” – my first time seeing that show. Kudos to leads Bailey Jamieson (Jesus) and Joel King (Judas) for pushing their voices up and down an insane scale. I’m pretty sure only dogs could hear some ...

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. ...

‘Bach’s Lunch’ concert series at Nashua library

Arts and Entertainment

NASHUA – At noon Wednesdays this summer, the Bach’s Lunch Concerts will be held at the Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St. Arranged in conjunction with Symphony NH, the Bach’s Lunch Concert series is part of the city’s SummerFun events. It is sponsored by the Ira F. Harris, Moses Hunt ...

Arts digest

Arts and Entertainment

NEW EXHIBITS/EVENTS ‘United: States of America’ MANCHESTER – From 5-8 p.m. Thursday, an opening reception will be held for the exhibit “United: States of America” at Studio 550 Community Art Center, 550 Elm St. On exhibit through Aug. 15. For more information, call 232-5597, email ...

Willie Nelson: The legendary red-headed stranger

Arts and Entertainment

Having turned 84 in April, the iconic Willie Nelson shows absolutely no signs of slowing down any time soon. At an age that sees many people trudging headlong down the path to a nursing home or assisted-living facility, the sun-parched, lifelong marijuana-loving, Texas troubadour continues ...

Some like it hot – But not in the kitchen in summertime

Food and Drink

I’ve written before about my love of traditions. I love the fact that my family decorates our Christmas tree together every year and eats the same cookies, drinks the same eggnog and listens to the same music. I love that we always dyed Easter eggs together and still, to this very day, ...

Recipe: Pasta with sauteed kale, toasted bread crumbs

Food and Drink

There are lots of varieties of kale on the market. They start appearing now and stay seasonal all through the winter. You can play around with any and all of them in this recipe. You also can use other dark greens, like mustard greens, collards, Swiss chard … even chopped broccolini or ...

New Hampshire Brewers Festival in Concord this Saturday

Arts and Entertainment

CONCORD – From noon-4 p.m. Saturday, The New Hampshire Brewers Association will hold its 4th annual New Hampshire Brewers Festival at Kiwanis Waterfront Park, 15 Loudon Road. Join 45 breweries from across the state pouring more than 100 delicious craft beers. This “for the brewers, by the ...

Cleaning up with the refreshing power of Guilt-B-Gone

Arts and Entertainment

I just had the best day of my life. No joke. I called my husband at work and when he picked up the phone I said, “This is the best day of my life. I thought you should know.” Naturally, the man I love became very excited, thinking we had won the lottery or the Red Sox had come scouting our ...

Summer entertainment: It’s all happening downtown

Arts and Entertainment

There’s lots happening in downtown Nashua this summer, to keep you entertained and engaged indoors and out. This week’s Encore gives you plenty to mark on your calendars; be sure not to miss them! Movie lovers rejoice! There are two groups of films downtown for you to check out. Downtown ...

Fun outdoor entertainment? Downtown Nashua’s got it

Arts and Entertainment

NASHUA – Downtown has lots of unique outdoor entertainment this summer. If you missed last week’s inaugural Dancin’ in the Streets, be sure to check out these two series that will have you enjoying the night air and time out with friends. Dinner & Movie The Downtown Dinner & Movie ...

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. ...

A cappella chorus celebrates ‘Christmas in July’

Arts and Entertainment

LITCHFIELD – At 2 pm. Saturday, New England Voices in Harmony will perform at Campbell High School, 1 Highlander Court. Too much heat and humidity? Come cool off with Christmas in July, a magic bubble of holiday cheer in concert format! New England Voices in Harmony, international ...