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New Album 'WORLD ON FIRE' Released Today And Streaming On USA Today, appearances to follow

SLASH and his band Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have unleashed their new album WORLD ON FIRE today, September 16, via SLASH's own label Dik Hayd International, distributed through...

Alice Cooper 'Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken' DVD out October 21 in North America via UDR Music

Small but fine record label ‘UDR- Home of Legends’ lives up to one’s name again with another new and hot signing and upcoming release of ALICE COOPER, a true icon, a great performer...

Joan Osborne & The Weight: Members of The Band in Plymouth next weekend

At 7:30 on Friday, September 26th, The Flying Monkey welcomes Joan Osborne to its stage. Joan was first known for her smash hit 'one of us', then more and more for her impassioned, soulful, & high...

Five Finger Death Punch co-headlining Fall arena tour with Volbeat kicks off today, hits Lowell September 26

As global rock heavyweights FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and VOLBEAT gear up for their co-headlining North American fall arena tour kicking off today, Tuesday, 9/16 in Salt Lake City, several dates...

Win tickets to see Kip Moore

Enter to win a pair of (2) tickets to see Kip Moore with Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt on November 22, 2014 at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom.

Win tickets to see Demi Lovato

Enter to win a pair of (2) tickets to see Demi Lovato with Christina Perri & MKTO on October 22, 2014 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester.

Win tickets to see the John Butler Trio

Enter to win a pair of (2) tickets to see the John Butler Trio on November 21, 2014 at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom.

Enter to win tickets to see the Dirty Heads

Enter to win a pair of (2) tickets to see the Dirty Heads with special guest Rome on October 31, 2014 at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom.

Win tickets to see Tower of Power

Enter to win a pair of (2) tickets to see Tower of Power on September 27, 2014 at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom.

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Enter to win a pair (2) of tickets to see Eric Church with Dwight Yoakam and Brandy Clark on October 23, 2014 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester.

Charm City Devils release live performance video for 'Shots', album out September 23

Charm City Devils released a live performance video for their infections new single “Shots” on September 3.

Rock Photographer Jeremey Saffer presents 'The Rocking Dead' at Rock & Shock

Famed rock photographer Jeremy Saffer will once again be bringing his patented brand of metal madness to Rock & Shock. Jeremy Saffer Presents: The Rocking Dead will feature some of your favorite rock...

Win tickets to see Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull in Boston

Enter to win a pair of (2) tickets to see Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull on September 27, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston.

ZZ Top tour postponed

ZZ TOP have just announced that scheduled tour dates will resume at the first of the year, stating, "Dusty's well being is paramount.”

The Beatles tribute band Beatle Juice is set to perform at Derryfest on Sept. 20. Getting together: 25th Anniversary Celebration of Derryfest set for Sept. 20

Featuring a Beatles tribute band, 116 booths and a giant anniversary cake, the 25 Anniversary Celebration of Derryfest is set for Saturday, Sept. 20 in MacGregor Park.

Cher Cher date rescheduled

Cher has postponed the start of the second leg of her “Dressed to Kill” tour, which includes a stop at the Verizon Wireless Arena in downtown Manchester, following reports of an acute...

KORN Join Slipknot On 'Prepare For Hell' Tour This Fall

Are you ready for one of the heaviest tours in rock history?

KORN will join fellow hard rock juggernaut Slipknot this fall on the Prepare For Hell tour, marking the first...

Ailing Cher postpones tour stop in N.H.

Cher's D2K Tour visit to Verizon Wireless Arena has been postponed to Tuesday, Oct. 7, due to illness, according to news reports.

Aerosmith: Rock for the Rising Sun Arena Concerts to rock the big screen at the Capitol Center

If you feel like summer just passed you by and you missed all the big concerts either because they were too expensive or they just didn't fit your schedule, there is a way you can make it up.

The band Live return this October with new album, 'The Turn'

Multi-platinum alternative rock band +LIVE+ will return this fall with THE TURN, their first album of all-new material following a long hiatus.


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Film and Theater

NH Movie Theaters and Times

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Browse our business director for a full list of New Hampshire cinemas, including where to find IMAX 3D.


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Arts and Culture

Photos chronicle changing landscape, times in NH

For a dozen years, ever since a treasure trove of prints documenting nearly a century and a half of...

ON DISPLAY: This oil-on-canvas piece by Tara Misenheimer is titled “Sergio Valente: Idees pour la Tete, Hoops.”

Exeter exhibition explores themes of beauty, power, and desire

Exploring a sense of the “Self Made,” an exhibition at the Lamont Gallery at Phillips...

PAINTING A PICTURE: Atop a portrait of Woody Guthrie, a folk music icon whose lyricism often focused on themes of social and political turmoil, artist Robert Shetterly has included less well-known words from Guthrie's most-known song, “This Land Is Your Land”: One bright sunny morning / in the shadow of the steeple / by the Relief Office, I saw my people — As they stood hungry,  /  I stood there wondering / if this land was made for you and me.”

Portrait artist Robert Shetterly brushes up U.S. history

Portraits of high-profile figures reflect polarizing times in American history, and they form the...

STRIKING PORTRAIT: The late Norma Bernstein Smith painted this self portrait in 1928. Minor scratches and other types of wear were removed from this version of the image by photographer David J. Murray of ClearEyePhoto.com.

Portsmouth Athenaeum highlights vibrant life, works of NH artist

Studying art in Paris in the 1920s and presenting a nude portrait to her husband-to-be...

ON VIEW: Jon Imber (who died earlier this year) create this portrait of “Eric Stange” in 2013.

Museum of Art at UNH unveils exhibition of work by Jon Imber, who battled ALS in his final years

Jon Imber was known widely for his New England landscapes and his characteristic expressive brush...

Major donors and contributing fabricators of a 53-foot tall sculpture being built to mark the city's 250th anniversary got a first glimpse at the work-in-progress at Canam Structural Bridges on River Road Wednesday morning.

Sculpture being created for Claremont's 250th anniversary

Major donors and contributing fabricators of a 53-foot tall sculpture being built to mark the...

Barkley L. Hendricks titled his 1969 oil and gold leaf piece

Exhibit serves as 'Witness' to Civil Rights Movement

As the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s raged in political forums, artists were mounting...

BRANCHING OUT: Among the works donated to the Auction for the Arts fundraiser for the Center for the Arts in the Lake Sunapee region is this piece by Ryan Kelley.

Ryan Kelley piece donated to Auction for the Arts

Among the works donated to the Auction for the Arts fundraiser for the Center for the Arts in the...

Meredith Sculpture Walk a big summer draw

Visitors to the busy downtown area this summer have been sighting oddly shaped metal, rock, wood...


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Contests

Win tickets to see 'America's Test Kitchen with Christopher Kimball'

Enter to win a pair of (2) tickets to see America's Test Kitchen LIVE with Christopher Kimball on October 16, 2014 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.

Win tickets to see Comedian Bob Marley

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Enter to win tickets to see Paula Poundstone

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