Top five weekend events

Lifestyle, Music, Stage

We at PortsmouthNH.com grant you permission to set aside your digital devices this weekend and enjoy some screen-free entertainment and activities. Here are some of the top options.

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.

Top five things to do

Music, Stage

It will be a silent couple of nights this weekend for Christmas, so we’re shifting our weekly top-five list to the days in between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, when many lucky locals are on holiday break and looking for things to do.

Top five things to do

Art, Music, Outdoor, Stage

For the next three weeks, Seacoast entertainment will be dominated by the holidays. Don’t fight it; just pour some rum in your eggnog and ease into the festive spirit. Here are some ways to enjoy the season.

Love, loss, and Lear

Stage

Seven Stages Shakespeare Company co-founder Dan Beaulieu is preparing to bring a very personal play to the Millspace in Newmarket, one that both terrifies and inspires him.

Top-five things to do

Art, Music, Stage

The weekend weather forecast looks pretty dreary, but the entertainment forecast is bright and cheery, filled with music, art, and comedy. Check out some of the highlights, including the Black New England Conference.

One-ring circus

Music, Stage

Bitter Pill, coming soon to The Players' Ring, brings the songs of Billy Butler to life with music, cirque, burlesque, puppetry, and more. We talked to the mad men behind the show.

Stage review: “Cabaret”

Stage

Patrick Dorow Productions brings the Kit Kat Klub to Kittery with Cabaret, a fun and racy musical set in 1930s Berlin. It's on stage now at Star Theatre in the Kittery Community Center.

Top-five things to do

Art, Lifestyle, Music, Stage

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.

Top-five things to do

Lifestyle, Music, Stage

The first weekend of fall brings options for live music, theater, food, and more to the Seacoast. Here's our weekly roundup of entertainment highlights coming to a venue near you.

Top-five things to do

Art, Film, Music, Stage

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.

Top-10 things to do

Art, Music, Stage

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.

Top-five things to do

Art, Music, Stage

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.

Rochester plans new arts center

Art, Music, Stage

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.

Seacoast entertainment roundup

Music, Stage

There are so many events and things to do on the Seacoast that sometimes it helps to have your options filtered down a bit. Here are some of the most notable events coming up this weekend and over the next week.

Stage review: Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun

Stage

Act One's Summer Festival kicks off with a production of Norm Foster's Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun at West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth. The show offers the triple threat of a great script, director, and cast.

Stirring sci-fi at The Ring

Stage

The Other Two Men, now on stage at The Players' Ring, features a pair of clones on a colonized Milky Way galaxy 800 years in the future — a true treat for fans of the sci-fi genre.