Arts and Entertainment

High Mowing School announces 2018 benefit concert series

WILTON – High Mowing School recently announced the next event in its 2018 Music on the Hill benefit concert series. The St. Patrick’s Day Feast: Music and Lore features traditional Celtic songs to benefit Friends of Waldorf Education, an organization that provides emergency and trauma ...

Picture Perfect: J.J. Sawicki’s works on display at the Mayor’s Office

ARTIST PROFILE: J.J. Sawicki Your name: J.J. Sawicki Your website: www.odinseyeart.com Where are you from? I was born in Portland, Maine, and moved to Nashua when I was 12. What is your technique? Pyrography/wood burning Do you have a favorite piece and why? I do but I can’t say that it’s ...

Photographer Cathy McDonah’s vision just one click away

NASHUA – Nashuan Cathy McDonah’s passion for photography is obtainable as is her camera, which she faithfully has on her at all times. “Actually, I keep it in my car,” said the St. John, New Brunswick, native. “I have things that I primarily shoot: landscapes, architecture, floral and ...

3 Redneck Tenors to perform at 8 p.m. March 12

NASHUA – The Nashua Community Concert Association’s 2017-2018 series continues at 8 p.m. on March 12 with a concert by The 3 Redneck Tenors. at Elm Street Middle School’s Keefe Auditorium. The 3 Redneck Tenors are a new breed in the “tenor genre.” They include musical comedy featuring ...

Locals to present ‘Leading Ladies’ from March 9-18

BEDFORD – The comical farce that is “Leading Ladies,” a comedy by Ken Ludwig – two-time Olivier Award-winner and creator of 25 plays and musicals – is coming to Bedford Old Town Hall courtesy of Bedford Off Broadway, a local theater company renowned for its twice-yearly presentations ...

Milford Area players to present ‘A Few Good Men’

MILFORD – Milford Area Players, winner of the 2013, 2011, and 2009 New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Production in Drama/Comedy for Community Theatre, is proud to present “A Few Good Men” by Aaron Sorkin March 9-18 at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts, 56 Mont Vernon St., Route ...

Size matters: It’s not what you’re thinking

We are a society measured by size. Not populous in nature, but rather we measure most everything by its girth and weight. We boast of a newborn’s weight and length; we do the same thing when we catch a fish. I’m not sure why. One gets stinky after a while and the other comes from the ...

Veteran singer-songwriter, Tim Gearan, comes to Nashua’s River Walk Cafe

Clad in a well-worn winter stocking hat, faded tattered jeans and a t-shirt that had definitely seen better days, I watched him as he stood off to the side of the stage, outside the glow of the bright spotlight tuning his guitar and holding the instrument as tenderly as one would hold a lover. ...

Concerts on tap at Rodgers Memorial Library

HUDSON – The Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson recently announced a pair of upcoming events. The DCU Free Concert Series, featuring the traditional Irish music of Oran Mor, is set for 2 p.m. March 10. Mor will perform with Dave Hallowell and Peter Hale. The snow date is March 11. The concert ...

Over the past few years, I have developed a talent for finding binge-worthy shows on Netflix and getting the rest of the family sucked into them. Often, the only result is hours of entertainment, but my recent discovery of “The Great British Baking Show” has led to tangible benefits for my ...

Hulu asks: ‘Is it time to examine how 9/11 happened?’

NEW YORK (AP) – Not too long ago, Peter Sarsgaard felt he had to have a difficult conversation with his oldest daughter about 9/11. He and Ramona, then 9, were in a car on the anniversary of the terror attacks and the twin light beams above ground zero were switched on. The girl declared them ...

Srinivasan works to be showcased March 17

NASHUA – Sugitha Srinivasan will be the featured Artist of the Month for March at the NAAA ArtHub Gallery. An artist’s reception, open to the public, will be from noon to 2 p.m. on March 17. The snow date is March 24 at the same time. Srinivasan is a self-taught artist who lives in Nashua ...

Local garden clubs organizing visit from famed author on April 7

HOLLIS – Each president leaves a personal imprint not only on the office, but on the White House itself. Garden historian Marta McDowell will be speak about her best-selling book “All the Presidents’ Gardens” at 2 p.m. on April 7 at Hollis Brookline High School. The book explores the ...

In Brief for March 1

French-speaking culture exhibit set NASHUA – “French-Speaking Culture in the Granite State” is on display at the Nashua Public Library from Saturday through March 30. Originally exhibited at Castle in the Clouds in 2016, the show explains the history and impact of French speakers in New ...

‘Creative Community’

MANCHESTER – The arts were alive and well at the New Hampshire Institute of Art Wednesday evening. Lively African drumming filled the air, contemporary dancers moved across the floor and students painting canvases and writing on laptops flanked the walls at the 2017 Governor’s Arts ...

Dinner on Main Street will be a tasty treat for all

For the past several years, the farm to table movement has been gaining ground across this great nation. In addition, farmers markets have become more plentiful, with small cities and towns across the Granite State boasting large selections of home-grown produce and other homemade ...

Fiddler on the Roof performances set for Sept. 14-17

MILFORD – This summer, the halls of the Amato Center in Milford have been echoing with the songs “Matchmaker” and “Sunrise, Sunset” as the Friends of the Amato prepare to present the classic Fiddler on the Roof. Performances for Fiddler are 7:30p.m. Sept. 14-16 and 2:30 p.m. on Sept. ...

3-person gallery to be featured at LaBelle Winery

AMHERST – LaBelle Winery, in partnership with McGowan Fine Art in Concord, announces the opening of a three-person art show at the winery, 345 Route 101 in Amherst. The show features the prints of artists Peter Milton and Matthew Smith and the paintings of Molly Wensberg. It will run through ...

Area abuzz with activities for festive Labor Day weekend

I had the pleasure of making a stroll downtown, taking in the sights and all a vibrant Main Street has to offer. On my way to dinner Monday, I was greeted by a friendly passerby, someone who recognized me as the editor of The Telegraph. We exchanged pleasantries and talked about the city. It ...

Vibrant arts community fosters hope, stimulates economy

The summer season quickly is drawing to a close, with area school students soon heading back to the classroom. Before the warm days become a memory, and we transition to the sights, sounds and smells of fall in New England, our local communities will continue to bloom with activities, much like ...