A motorcycle show, a punk-rock show, a cabaret show. Artwork and apples. These are among the diverse options for entertainment coming up this weekend. Prepare your itinerary now.
It’s going to be a big weekend on the Seacoast. Among the highlights are a film festival, a music and art fest, an exhibition with 60-plus artists, a new show at the Rep, and a 10-year anniversary shindig for Portsmouth Public Library.
As usual, the Seacoast boasts numerous options for live music, theater, visual arts, food, and more this weekend. Here are a few of the highlights.
Labor Day Weekend is expected to bring a record number of visitors to New Hampshire. But there are enough cool events happening for everyone to have a good time. Here are some of the most notable upcoming happenings.
It’s the last weekend of August, and as usual, there are plenty of music, theater, and art events coming up around the Seacoast. Here’s a handful of the highlights taking place between now and Sunday.
The Rochester Performance & Arts Center will house a live performance space, art gallery, recording studios, classrooms, rehearsal space, and more, all in the heart of downtown Rochester.
Local artist Don Gorvett, owner of Piscataqua Fine Arts in Portsmouth and Black Bear Fine Art in Ogunquit, is celebrating 25 years of art with an exhibit at Strawbery Banke Museum. Gorvett describes his process and inspirations for capturing Portsmouth scenes in woodcut prints and drawings.
Take a photo tour of On the Map, the first juried art exhibition at 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, during the opening reception on Aug. 6.
Regional sculptor Amanda Sisk, the first-ever artist-in-residence at the historic Governor John Langdon House in Portsmouth, talks about her plans for historically-inspired art.
Local painters Bill Paarlberg and Ken Fellows, who have a joint show opening this weekend at the Kittery Art Association, describe their work with watercolors.
Bubs Skateboard Shop in Newmarket is upholding the long tradition of uniting skateboarding and art with a one-night show featuring about a dozen artists on Saturday.
The good news: Portsmouth has a vibrant arts and cultural community that generates tens of millions of dollars in economic activity each year. The bad news: That money does not necessarily make it back to the local arts organizations or artists, who are finding it increasingly difficult to live and work in the Port City. That was the gist of Art-Speak’s State of the Arts presentation to the Portsmouth City Council on Monday.
A roundup of exhibits opening at local galleries on Friday as part of the monthly Art 'Round Town event in downtown Portsmouth.
New art exhibits are opening this weekend with events in Rochester, Dover, and Exeter.
Seacoast photographer Nancy Grace Horton's new solo show, That's What She Said, opens on Friday, May 27, at Engine in Biddeford, Maine. The show is focused on gender roles and includes photos of local drag persona Bunny Wonderland.
After a winter’s worth of work, the gallery at Chases Garage in York, Maine, reveals unexpected connections among its artists. Although each studio is very different, common themes emerge when spaces and ideas are shared. Those themes are on display as the gallery kicks off its summer season with a new exhibit.
A preview of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art’s 2016 season, which opens with a slate of new exhibits on May 1.
“Talented Women,” the new exhibit at Camera Commons in Dover, showcases the work of four regional photographers with serious talent.
The enduring appeal of Charles Sawyer’s hand-painted photographs is on display at the Woodman Museum.
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Todd Bonita's new gallery in Portsmouth opens with a benefit exhibit that's bringing the Seacoast arts community together.
The ArtPM Challenge encourages everyone to make a piece of art during the month of February, and this year, participants put their heart into it.
Discovering Edmund Tarbell’s local history and living legacy Edmund Tarbell was studying the old masters in Paris when the new movement of Impressionism caught his...
Bob Nilson has always been drawing. The 83-year-old Portsmouth artist says the joke in his family was that he was “born with an in-grown pencil.”...
Jim Splaine remembers the first time he saw his father cry. It was July 11, 1966, a Monday night, and Splaine and his family were...