Top five things to do

Lifestyle

Four out of five of our top weekend events take place partially or entirely outdoors, inviting you to indulge in local arts while also getting outside in the summer air. Here are the highlights.

Port Watch: Week of July 3

News, Outdoor

The Fourth of July brings an asphalt tanker to Portsmouth Harbor, with a tug and barge tentatively slated to follow the next day. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

Music, theater, literature, and yoga are on the docket this weekend, with many events taking place outside in the sunshine. See our weekend roundup for some of the highlights.

Port Watch: Week of June 26

News, Outdoor

The cable ship Thorco Luna is still at the Tyco terminal, where it will continue loading fiber-optic cable until July 15. A couple of other ships are due to arrive in port this week. Get the details in Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Music

Several events coming up this weekend offer opportunities to have a good time while supporting worthy causes. Here are a few of the highlights.

Stretching the imagination

Stage

“The Adventures of Oliver Z. Wanderkook,” on stage now at West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth, takes guests on a journey through all realms of art.

The Unseen Nas

Music

Portsmouth-based DJ D. Begun blends hip-hop legends Nas and Quasimoto on his mashup album Nasimoto, and it's generating quite a buzz in the hip-hop blogosphere.

Port Watch: Week of June 19

News, Outdoor

A tanker heads into port tonight and leaves tomorrow, and another comes in for an overnight stay on Thursday. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

It’s the final weekend before summer, and a number of upcoming events mark the start of the season, including a sand-sculpting competition at Hampton Beach and Prescott Park’s first concert of the year. Learn about these and other highlights here.

Open Doors: Scott Lombardo

Lifestyle

Photographer Anna Solo visits the dojo and home office of a local cancer survivor and martial-arts expert who founded a karate program for current and former military members.

Now Hear This

Music

Reviews of recent albums by Seacoast bands The Woolly Mammoths, Marvel Prone, and Palanapanache.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

With temperatures expected to surge this weekend, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors or hide from the heat inside. Here are some of the top events coming up in the area.

The nexus of American music

Music

The Soggy Po’ Boys’ parade of Big Easy jazz marches on with their new EP, Hang it on the Wall, which they'll unveil with an album release show at 3S Artspace on Friday.

Now Read This: June

Books

Highlighting Liberty Hardy's list of the top 10 books coming out this month is the first release from The God of Small Things author Arundhati Roy in nearly 20 years. Check out the full list here.

Port Watch: Week of June 5

News, Outdoor

There are no ships slated to arrive at the Port of New Hampshire this week, but there are a couple already in port that arrived on Friday. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

There’s a lot going on this weekend. Lots of art, lots of chowder, lots of shopping, and a couple of temporary farewells. Check out some of the weekend highlights here.

Port Watch: Week of May 29

News, Outdoor

The LPG tanker Polar set sail on Memorial Day, while the tug Coho and barge Penn 92 arrived that night. A couple of other ships are expected later in the week. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

A range of emotions will swell across the Seacoast over Memorial Day weekend. There will be sadness and laughter, running and revelry, mad men and dark arts. Learn about some of the highlights here.

Now Hear This

Music

Reviews of new albums by Seacoast bands The Green Bullets, Skee, and Wellfleet.