Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

Hundreds flock to Greeley Park for 64th NAAA show

NASHUA – A noticeable breeze and slightly lower humidity Sunday made for a fine day of viewing the work of some of the region’s top artists on the grounds of one of the top public parks around. The two-day show, which this year featured nearly 70 exhibitors from Greater Nashua and beyond, ...

Kids Con New England: Family fun with comic books

NASHUA – Idea for a comic book: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant by day, superhero by night. Well … maybe not. But Emily Drouin is living the dream anyway. Drouin, 35, is a published children’s comic book artist and author who lives in Raymond. She’s the owner and creator a kid-focused, ...

Former Granite Stater leads musical group of ‘Villains’

By Eric Emmerling New Boston native Andy Comeau, a well-known actor and musician returns to the Granite State on Friday, April 21 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth to perform a concert at 8 p.m. with his band. But, many old friends and acquaintances may not recognize him when taking centerstage. ...

Finally! A family vacation that doesn’t need a vacation afterwards

I just returned from a lovely, relaxing vacation with my children. I hope you all realize how significant that sentence is. There are three words in that sentence I don’t think I have ever used together before: “relaxing,” “vacation” and “children.” I mean, let’s be honest here. ...

Now see this: art exhibits around and about

‘Decadent Dreams’ LOWELL, Mass. – Through Sunday, “Decadent Dreams” will be on display at the Loading Dock Gallery of Western Avenue Studios, 122 Western Ave. Thirteen artists from the Greater Boston Metal Clay Guild have collaborated to unveil unique “metal clay” jewelry ...