Encore

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. ...

Arts digest

Arts and Entertainment

Spring show at Whitty Gallery HOLLIS – Through Friday, “Life: One Frame at a Time,” will be on exhibit at The Whitty Gallery at Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center, 30 Ash St. Local artists were asked to create or capture images that expressed “life moments” in a variety of mediums. ...

Artist profile: Jonathan P. Slocum

Arts and Entertainment

Your name: Jonathan P. Slocum (Jon). Your website: jonslocum.wixsite.com/mysite. Where are you from? I grew up in Albany, got my Bachelors of Fine Arts from Syracuse (where I studied with Jerome Witkin and Murray Tinkleman), and eventually came to Nashua in 1994. How would you describe your ...

Why make just a dessert? Tips for a glamorous dessert buffet

Food and Drink

Fruit pies, ice cream and fresh berry salads are summer staples, and you’ll never catch us turning any of those down. But even in the summer, the occasion may arise where you want to crank it up a notch. Whether it’s a bridal shower, anniversary party, or late-night after-party, a dessert ...

Don’t miss soft-shell crab season, happening now

Food and Drink

Soft-shell crabs are nothing more than our common Atlantic blue crabs caught in the process of molting. This poor little crustacean has shed its hard shell, and is completely covered with a thin, flexible replacement shell. It will be awhile before it hardens up, and in the meantime, it’s ...

Picnic-size zucchini quiches are a snap to make

Food and Drink

You’d think quiche would be a summer picnic staple. In practice, the beloved cheese pies are too darn messy; cutting one into slices while you’re sitting in the wild or at the beach could be tricky. And if you figure, “Aha! I’ll slice it up ahead of time,” you discover there’s no ...

Celebrate music of 1967 with all-star lineup at Tupelo

Arts and Entertainment

DERRY – From 7-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, the eighth annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash will be held at Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A Street. Tupelo Music Hall will go psychedelic to raise money for The Brad Delp Foundation with the annual celebration of Bob Dylan’s birthday. Each year, 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. ...

‘Grease’ is the word this weekend in Nashua

Arts and Entertainment

NASHUA – At 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Peacock Players will present the teen musical “Grease” at the Janice B. Streeter Theater, 14 Court St. Get out your leather jackets and pull on your bobby socks as the world’s No. 1 musical returns. Peacock Players ...

Stop the presses for ‘Gutenberg! The Musical!’

Arts and Entertainment

CONCORD – At 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Community Players of Concord will present “Gutenberg! The Musical!” at the Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road (in the Steeplegate Mall). Locally starring Doug Schwarz and David Peck with Brandon Buteau on piano, “Gutenberg! The ...

NH student filmmakers shine at film festival

Arts and Entertainment

CONCORD – At noon Saturday, the 10th annual New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival will take place at Red River Theatres, 11 S. Main St. This year’s 24 films include animation, comedy, drama, documentary, music video and public service announcements/commercials. They were chosen ...

Arts digest

Arts and Entertainment

NEW EVENTS ‘The Blue Jazz Memory’ opens LOWELL, Mass. – From 6-8 p.m. Thursday, an opening reception will be held for “The Blue Jazz Memory,” an exhibition of paintings by artist Ismael Rosado, at TreMonte Pizzeria Restaurant and Bar, 44 Palmer St. Live music by Venezuelan ...

Melissa Etheridge continues to inspire, rock out

Arts and Entertainment

If Luke Mallett, the gritty-voiced frontman of Maine’s hard-driving premier country rocking Mallett Brothers Band, were to have a vocal twin sister, she would surely be the Grammy Award-winning veteran bluesy rocker, Melissa Etheridge. For in their own ways, both have the sound of sawdust in ...

A Taste of Milford awaits you Friday on the Oval

Arts and Entertainment

MILFORD – From 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, the eighth annual A Taste of Milford will be held downtown, on and around the Milford Oval. The evening will feature tons of food, great live music and many shops to explore. Come stroll the Oval and get a “taste” of more than two dozen local businesses, ...

Peace, love, chocolate: The Spirit of Cacao

Food and Drink

Sometimes, the path to your future takes you through the jungle. That’s not a metaphor; for Kurt Haddad, it’s literal. Haddad, 29, a Nashua High South graduate, now lives in Amherst, but his journey took him to Colorado for college, back home to muddle through a few things – his sound ...

Fundraising dinner, readings aid NH poets laureate

Arts and Entertainment

WINDHAM – At 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, a fundraising dinner and poetry reading will held to benefit the Poetry Society of New Hampshire’s Poet Laureate Fund, at Common Man Restaurant, 88 Range Road. “Laureates Three Quatre” will feature UK’s Hampshire Laureate Brian Evans-Jones, ...