Arts and Entertainment

Music takes center stage in this week’s Encore

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 ...

Hot licks, cool art: Art, music combine at Drum Fun 6 / My Art Show

How Tom Mungovan manages to cram anything else in his daily life is beyond me. The Merrimack resident is a married father of four. He’s a graphic design expert, teaching at three schools: Concord Regional Technical Center, SNHU and online for Academy of Art University in San Francisco. In his ...

Allman Bros. tribute band Live at the Fillmore headlines benefit concert

DERRY – At 7 p.m. Friday, the ninth annual Center for Life Management Foundation benefit concert and silent auction will feature Live at the Fillmore, “the definitive tribute to the original Allman Brothers Band,” performing at the Tupelo Music Hall, at its new venue at 10 A St. The ...

Nightlife calendar

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. ...

Trolley Night invites you to explore arts, culture of Manchester

MANCHESTER – From 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Trolley Night will be held in downtown Manchester. Trolley Night is a tradition in Manchester that highlights arts and culture in the community. Trolley nights are organized each year by area arts and cultural organizations to celebrate the amazing ...

Children’s Summer Series offered by Majestic Theater has music, more

MANCHESTER – At 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, Grammy-nominated children’s artist Judy Pancoast and her Judy Crew Dancers will bring the fun to The Majestic with their lively interactive concert at The Majestic Theatre Studios, 880 Page St. Kids of all ages love Judy’s original music and ...

‘Bach’s Lunch’ concert series at Nashua library

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

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

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 ...

New Hampshire Brewers Festival in Concord this Saturday

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

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

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

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

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’

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 ...

Nashua Choral Society has Summer Sings concerts; your voice is invited

NASHUA – At 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, Nashua Choral Society will host a public singalong of “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff, as part of its series of Summer Sings, at the Church of Christ, 115 Concord St. Daniel Roihl, Music Director of Granite State Choral Society, will lead the “Carmina ...

New Hampshire premiere of NYC/London hit ‘Constellations’

PETERBOROUGH – At 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Peterborough Players will present “Constellations” at their theater at 55 Hadley Road. Science and romance collide in this unusual love story that’s delighted audiences in New York and London. A ...

Arts digest

NEW EXHIBITS/EVENTS Paint social at WineNot Boutique NASHUA – From 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Positive Street Art will hold a paint social at WineNot Boutique, 170 Main St. Life’s better at the beach! Put on your smock, pick up a paint brush and bring your inner creativity for PSA’s monthly ...

Outdoor concerts on the plaza at Nashua Public Library begin July 13

NASHUA – At 7 p.m. Thursday nights starting this week, grab a blanket or lawn chair, pack a picnic basket, and enjoy Summer Concerts on the Plaza at the Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., downtown. The series opens with the Marc Berger Band. Berger’s brand of folk and Americana is inspired ...