Dover eyes TIF district for waterfront

News

Dover city councilors may vote next month on a proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district that will pay for infrastructure improvements along the city’s waterfront....

A good look

Art

Printmaker David Pingree now works almost exclusively on a computer, and the advantages are pretty straightforward. It’s faster and easier for him to make adjustments...

Light and dark

Stage

C.J. Lewis gives a striking performance in “I Am My own Wife” by Minta Carlson I Am My Own Wife” follows the life of Charlotte...

RPM turns 10

Music

Above, Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys deliver their completed RPM offering at the finish line of a past RPM Challenge. Since its launch in...

Guy Capecelatro III

Songwriters in the Round

Music

Four singer-songwriters will share stories and songs in a round-robin format in Portsmouth this weekend. Songwriters in the Round takes place at The Music Hall...

Whiplash

Film

In Whiplash, J.K., Simmons, well-known as the most recognizable guy who was in that thing to ever escape your memory, is simply unforgettable. As Terence...

Rocking for Brentwood

Music

Numerous area bands will rock to honor a fallen officer at Wally’s Pub in Hampton on Sunday, Jan. 25. Brentwood Police Officer Stephen Arkell was...

Video Vault

Film

Man is Not a Bird Avala Film, 1965 Starring: Janez Vrhovec, Milena Dravic, and Boris Dvornik Director: Dusan Makavejev The plot: In Cold War Yugoslavia,...

Going wild

Outdoor

Bobcats, coyotes and other wildlife species are on the rise The Seacoast has long taken pride in its native bobcat population. The University of New...

Burning questions

News

In just a few months, Epping residents will vote on an ordinance that would restrict where a medical marijuana dispensary could open in town. However,...

Queens of style

Stage

For Knate Higgins, drag is an art form, a “fun form of expression” that he’s been working in for close to a decade. Higgins is...

Anju plans new cocktail bar

Lifestyle

Diners in downtown Kittery, Maine, in search of hand-crafted cocktails will soon have a new destination. Anju Noodle Bar is working on opening a cocktail...

The women behind Wonder Woman

Books

Author Jill Lepore reveals the hidden history of the world’s most popular female superhero By Liberty Hardy In “The Secret History of Wonder Woman,” Harvard...

Inherent Vice

Film

As “Inherent Vice,” the latest film from Paul Thomas Anderson, opens, it’s 1970 in California. The Summer of Love is long over and everyone’s paranoid....

Local spirit

Music

A sold-out show is packed with flannel shirts, beanies, and sweaty, joyous bodies while feedback and anthems ring out from the speakers. Tapes, LPs, and...

A perfect storm

Books

The Salem Witch Trials engulfed Salem, Mass., and surrounding areas for a little more than a year. Twenty people, most of them women, were executed....

In with the new

Art

This year, the New Hampshire Art Association turned 75, and remains one of the oldest statewide art associations in the nation. But there’s more to...

Bringing back Afrobeat

Music

Throughout the 1970s and ’80s, Fela Kuti pioneered the Afrobeat movement, a fusion of jazz, funk, hi-life, rock, and traditional West African music. Thanks to...

RPM 2015 draws nigh

Music

The 10th annual RPM Challenge is nearly upon us. The event, conceived in Portsmouth by The Wire newspaper, challenges musicians around the globe to write...