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Do, See, Taste

Q&A: Mick Jagger, the film producer, heads to work

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Song credits won’t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger’s name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows. The Rolling Stones frontman has been busy producing projects, from this year’s James Brown biopic Get on Up to a not-yet-titled HBO series directed by Martin Scorsese. Jagger is also behind the HBO documentary Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James …

PHOTOS: Monster apple faces created, eaten at Concord Public Library

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Visitors to the children’s room at the Concord Public Library got a chance to make monster apple faces during a special event yesterday afternoon. Mini …

The Insiders: It’s time to do some howling, Halloween style

Thursday, October 23, 2014

If you plan on heading downtown this evening for dinner or a movie, don’t be surprised if you see Superman, Cinderella or even a giant …

Concord parks and rec partnering with Concord School District, SPCA

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Concord’s parks and recreation department has announced two new partnerships with the Concord School District and Pope Memorial SPCA. Both organizations will now operate programs on city property. The Concord School District will run a family center at the Heights Community Center; the SPCA will maintain the city’s …

The Insiders: Meet the library’s new telescope and finally learn what you’ve been looking at

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Have you ever just stood outside, staring at the night sky and wondering what you’re looking at? Well join the club because all of those groupings of stars sure do look a lot alike – that is unless someone who knows what they’re talking about carefully points the …

'6X6' show challenges dozens of artists to contain visions in a small, square space

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

When artists from across the country decided to donate a “little” something to the North Country Studio Workshops, no one anticipated how big that gesture would turn out to be. “It’s already been a very huge success,” said …

Shatner, ‘Trek’ director to meet about new film

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Star Trek may be the next frontier for William Shatner – again. Shatner, who played the original James T. Kirk, says he’s meeting soon with Roberto Orci, who’s directing Star Trek 3, to discuss reprising his Kirk in …

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the internet. Starting Tuesday, the $10-a-month All Access service will make …

Halloween fun and frights abundant

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

From spooky story times at the library to haunted houses on the hill, there are plenty of events lined up from now until next Friday to get you in the Halloween spirit. Here’s a list gathered from our …

Homeplate: A quick primer on FODMAP foods

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Warning: This is not one of my usual food columns filled with delicious recipes and lovely photographs. In fact, this column is going to get downright unappetizing. But before you stop reading, consider these questions: Do you have …

America says no to cappuccino potato chips

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Americans say ‘no’ to cappuccino chips America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay’s potato chips. Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips …

Roasted beets can brighten up any holiday table

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Beets are the perfect addition to bountiful fall feasts. They are satisfying without being heavy, and their rich ruby and golden tones add visual interest to any seasonal color scheme. Plus, beets are incredibly flexible on temperature – …

Give thanks for a pie spiked with cheddar, whiskey

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Apples and cheddar cheese are such a wonderful pairing, they often are combined in pies. The result is deliciously sweet, with just a hint of creamy-savory for balance. We love this combination, but we decided we could make …