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The Insiders: Didjeridoo - there, we said it. Now go listen to it

Saturday, March 28, 2015

We could write all kinds of words about today’s Tom Chapin appearance at the Capitol Center for the Arts, but how about just one? Didjeridoo. What’s that? We’re not entirely sure, but we think it’s a funky musical instrument that hopefully makes noises that are as fun to hear as the word itself. Anyway, that’s just a long way of saying you should totally go see Chapin’s show this afternoon …

The Insiders: Spring is in full swing at the League of N.H. Craftsmen

Thursday, March 26, 2015

With the temperatures slowly rising and the snowbanks melting at a similar pace, it’s hard not to think spring. Like us, you probably have a mild case of spring fever. And that, coincidentally, just happens to be the title of the latest League of N.H. Craftsmen exhibit. Tonight is also the opening reception …

The Insiders: Ain’t no ‘keg party like this Amoskeag Manufacturing party at the Pierce Manse

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

We feel we’ve been somewhat misle d by movies we’ve seen over the years. Isn’t everything in the movies supposed to be true? Like, shouldn’t flying cars be a thing by now? Also, anyone that watched John Travolta and Nicholas Cage in the true cinematic classic Face/Off would expect we could put human …

The Insiders: McGowan Fine Art proves ice isn’t the only thing blooming at this time of year

Thursday, January 22, 2015

If you’ve been out tending to your garden lately, you’ve probably noticed this year’s crop of ice has really been growing nicely. You’re also probably really cold. There’s just not a lot in bloom at this time of year – unless you hit up McGowan Fine Art for …

The Insiders: Sing aloud or read aloud, it’s your choice

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

We know it’s a scary thought, but it’s finally time. You’ve been sitting on that poetry you wrote that one time for way too long, and now the world needs to hear it. Your mirror and cat are no longer an acceptable audience, and like us, they would …

The Insiders: They don’t sell the legs diamond at Jared, so you’ll have to go to Red River

Sunday, January 18, 2015

If you have a TV, you’ve probably heard of diamonds. There are, um, a few commercials featuring the jewels out there (GO AWAY JARED). And what’s up with the people who name them? Chocolate diamonds? Sounds like they’d go great with some peanut butter. Anyway, you’ve probably never …

The Insiders: You can’t be first to the moon, but you can be one of the first to check out this Concord Chorale concert

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Being the first one to stuff is fun. Take the moon, for instance – that’s the kind of stuff MTV award statues are made of. You probably won’t get bronzed into figurine form if you go to the Concord Chorale concert tonight, but you will be among the …

The Insiders: Let’s make this the best birthday Concord has ever seen

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

There’s nothing better than a rocking birthday celebration. We just threw a huge one a few months back to mark eight years of the Insider. You should have come, there was cake, cookies and lots of autographs. Boy, did we feel important. But when it’s a really special …

The Insiders: Can we bug you to go to this educational evening at St. Paul’s?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Breaking news: It’s not warm out. We mention this not to highlight our penchant for being the first to a major news story, but rather to warn you that the event we’re about to point you toward is …

The Insiders: We have six words for you - Grand Champion of Macaroni and Cheese

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Some titles simply imply a tremendous amount of prestige, but most of them are probably out of the average person’s reach (they usually put those titles on really high shelves). Not today, though – because we’re going to tell you how you can become the Grand Champion of …

The Insiders: Enjoy today’s sing-along at the library in case this Frozen thing catches on

Saturday, January 10, 2015

We like to be on the cutting edge of things whenever possible. And because we have a column that we have to fill with all these words and stuff every day, that means you get to come along …

The Insiders: They can’t represent you legally, but Bach, Mendelssohn and Loeillet can make for a fun Friday night tonight

Friday, January 9, 2015

There are a lot of law firms in Concord – like, really a lot– but as far as we know none of them are the firm of Bach, Mendelssohn and Loeillet. Mostly because those are all composer dudes from a long time ago and not lawyers (some of …

The Insiders: Help redesign Main Street tonight – or at least give some ideas.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

We all like to have our opinions heard. Like what sounds good for dinner, what color will look best on the living room walls and how many days is too many to spend with extended family on vacation. Our thoughts are tacos, toasted marshmallow and four – unless …

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Insiders: Go to Everett Arena for public skate and stay for the day

Friday, January 2, 2015

Well it’s officially both January and 2015 and has been for a few days, but what you may not have realized: it’s also winter and has been for some time now. It may not seem like that considering the lack of snow and the fact that you’re still …