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Start weekend with a chuckle or two at Tupelo

When a close friend celebrated her 50th birthday, Jeanne Sullivan said she began giving some serious thought to her friend's suggestion of creating a 'bucket list.'

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (shown here in a previous production) returns to 'The Christmas Attic,' part of its holiday triology, for inspiration for this year's cross-country tour.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Manchester

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to its holiday roots with a new production that coincides with its re-release of 'The Christmas Attic' rock opera.

Terri Clark

Country's award-winning Terri Clark talks record-making process

The Celtic Tenors

Classically trained trio brings crossover success to Concord

Actresses Ansley Berg (at left in the mirror) and Sarah Gontarski star in 'A Shayna Maidel,' the story of two woman who share a genealogy but have lived very different lives since World War II ripped their family apart.

Reunion of sisters mirrors impact of WWII

'Memorial (ghost/embers),' which includes sculptural elements, projection, soundscape, video and text, centers on two headless figures rising from a bed of black stones, in which are embedded burned books.

Memorial recalls church fire, while calling to mind those lost to AIDS

John McLaughlin Williams, a conductor as well as violin soloist, pianist and chamber musician, is as at home with popular fare as he is with classic repertoire. For example, he conducted R&B superstars Al Jarreau, Brian McKnight and The Winans in “Christmas Glory,” a gospel Christmas concert for the FOX and UPN networks, and led the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in traditional pieces as well as original arrangements for blues legend Thornetta Davis.

Grammy-winning conductor at helm of 'Nutcracker' orchestra

Travel & Leisure

Thanksgiving travel to hit highest level since ‘07

The number of people taking trips of more than 49 miles will total 46.3 million, the most for the Nov. 27 holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase from a year ago,

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Bill Hickman clears a fallen sugar maple on Hanover Steet in Manchester on Thursday. He said his uncooked turkey was in the oven awaiting the restoration of power.

NH suffers 4th worst outage on record

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MANCHESTER — A Thanksgiving Eve Nor'easter dashed plans for home-cooked feasts and football viewing from the couch, leaving more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power on Thanksgiving and the potential for more dark days.

Outdoors

The Puddle Dock skating pond is shown here in a conceptual drawing of the project.

Strawbery Banke glides into the season on Seacoast

Puddle Dock Pond at the 10-acre Strawbery Banke Museum glides into the season with outdoor skating beginning Monday, Dec. 1.

Organizers estimate there will be about 60,000 lights brightening up the hillside at La Salette in Enfield.

Enfield site flips switch on 60th annual Christmas light display

With the exception of one year during the energy crisis of the 1970s, Christmas illuminations have lit up the grounds of the Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette every holiday season since the mid-1950s.

Whiskey jacks and camp at Unknown Pond

In the backyard, right in view from the kitchen window, I maintain three bird feeders in the vainglorious hope that I can make a difference with small creatures, of the flying kind. These manage to fly in the worst of weather, in winds that would ground the 1st Airborne.


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Dining & Food

Flying in for some homestyle cooking

Great value, good food and convenient hours at the Airport Diner

Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard: Turkey Day wines and a resource for brewers

Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow. If you have some wine shopping left to do, let's take a look at what goes with Thanksgiving dinner.

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Though her naval career began relatively late, U.S. Naval Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn Teague, a 2006 graduate of Londonderry High School, said she's adapted well to life at sea.

Former Londonderry student sails into Navy career aboard the USS Lincoln

Formerly an education major, Naval Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn Teague left Keene State College after a year due to financial reasons, working a variety of jobs before discovering her Navy niche.

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