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Arts and Entertainment

Nashua Chamber Orchestra announces shows

NASHUA – Join the Nashua Chamber Orchestra and music director David Feltner as the curtain rises on the 2019-2020 season. The program consists of works by Mozart, Chopin, Respighi and Tchaikovsky. Three outstanding young artists – Kevin Chen, Maxine Park and Allesandra Mariano – will ...

Andres Institute events scheduled

BROOKLINE – The Andres Institute of Art will be hosting Iron Melt in two sessions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Andres Sculpture Park, 98 Rt. 13. The poring is scheduled for 3 p.m. for both sessions. Participants are asked the kiosk. A shuttle will be available for those who are ...

Olde-Fashioned Country Fair set

It’s time again for First Baptist Church of Nashua’s famous Olde-Fashioned Country Fair, set for 3-5 p.m. on Oct. 25 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 27. Take a chance on raffles, with prizes including a handmade quilt by the ladies of the New Hampshire Modern Quilt Guild, a basket filled ...

ArtWalk 2019 Schedule of Events

FRIDAY • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Opening kickoff event at St. Joseph Hospital. We currently have Pamela Hines confirmed to perform. This performance is sponsored in part by our friends at Elizabeth Grady. We are currently finalizing one to two live artists. We will also feature artists that are ...

Dolly Parton: 50 years at Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Dolly Parton is still working “9 to 5,” and doing what she loves as she celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member. The 73-year-old actress, singer and songwriter, who first played the Opry when she was just a teenager, played ...

Milford expects record crowd for 30th annual Pumpkin Fest

Tens of thousands of pumpkin peepers are expected to converge on Milford as the town celebrates its 30th annual Pumpkin Festival this Friday through Sunday. Hours for the fest are 5-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. The event will take place in ...

Brown is Artist of the Month

NASHUA – Mary Ellen Brown is a pastel artist who will be showing at the ArtHub gallery as the Artist of the Month in November. Her reception will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. om Nov. 9. Now living in Southern New Hampshire, Brown studied fine art and digital photography at Salem State ...

St Joseph Hospital Healing through the Arts program welcomes new artists

NASHUA – Healing Through the Arts is a collaborative project between St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Nashua Area Artists Association ArtHub Gallery. The following artists will be showing a collection of their paintings at St. Joseph Hospital during the next three months – Debbie Auclair, ...

MacMaster’s work to appear at ArtHub

NASHUA – Jesse MacMaster will exhibit a collection of watercolor paintings at the ArtHub Gallery in October. A reception is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 12. The reception is free and open to the public. MacMaster has been living in Nashua for 15 years with her musician husband ...

Carey to perform at Riverwalk on Oct. 25

NASHUA – The Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar will present An Evening with Kyle Carey – “Gaelic Americana” singer-songwriter. The show is set for 8 p.m. on Oct. 25. New Hampshire native Carey’s unique trans-Atlantic fusion of music includes influences of the American Folk ...

N.H. authors to be honored at ceremony

GOFFSTOWN – The New Hampshire Writers Project is hosting the 13th New Hampshire Literary Awards on Oct. 5. The event is taking place on the St. Anselm College campus in the new Roger and Francine Jean Student Center from 4 to 6 p.m. A panel of judges composed of teachers, non-competing ...

Authors to host mystery event at Amherst library

Do you love the safe thrill of a good mystery book? Are you smarter than Hercule Poirot? Are you sure that the butler did it? Come to the Amherst Town Library at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23 to learn about making a mystery with authors Jeannette de Beauvoir, Kate Flora, Arlene Kay and Sarah Smith. In this ...

The mystique of Keith Richards

It’s probably a bit of a challenge for many music lovers from across multiple generations to try to recall a time when the Rolling Stones weren’t at the epicenter of rock and roll. If it feels as though the original bad boys of rock have been around forever, well, that’s because they ...

Hollywood all-in on original films

NEW YORK (AP) — When 20th Century Fox greenlit James Mangold’s “Ford v. Ferrari” — an original movie with a nearly $100 million budget — the director’s agent had some advice. “Enjoy this,” Mangold recalled him saying. “This will be the last one of these you ever ...

Netflix to give ‘The Irishman’ exclusive theatrical release

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix will give “The Irishman” an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theaters most of November to play Martin Scorsese’s big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service. “The Irishman” will open theatrically Nov. 1 and ...

Leisure rules: My life in one act (of not doing anything)

I am a card -carrying Ferris Bueller fan. OK, it’s a signed photo and movie poster but the real point is, neither will fit in my wallet. There is a poem written by W.H. Davis, aptly titled, “Leisure Poem,” that was first published in 1911 and it’s said that this poem was inspired by ...

Beignets are classified as choux pastries

When I first moved to New England, decades ago, I was surprised to see stands advertising Fried Dough – that is, just big blobs of dough, deep fried, and sprinkled with cinnamon and confectioner’s sugar. It seemed like such an unlikely and literal description of the treat that I wondered ...