Rogers Center presents Summer Music Series 2016

The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, North Andover Mass., is presenting Summer Series 2016. Events are free and on their patio, so bring your lawn chair or beach blanket, some dinner or dessert, and enjoy the summer nights on the campus at Merrimack College. Complete Summer Series Schedule Wednesday, August 3, 7:00… Read More

Doug Sparks

Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend

ONE: The Folk Festival. It’s the nation’s second largest free folk festival. The downtown area will be car free, children friendly and smelling of foods both fried and savory. You won’t want to miss King Sunny Adé, a major force in African music. Rahim AlHaj, a political refugee from Baghdad, now living in New Mexico, will… Read More

Doug Sparks

Beyond The Fest

The Lowell Folk Festival weekend is not only a great time to experience the music and food that are an official part of the festival, it also presents an excellent opportunity to hear local performers, drink locally crafted beer and spirits and to eat food prepared by Lowell’s finest chefs. Eddy Dyer kicks it all… Read More

Doug Sparks

Dirt Road Home

Driving down the dirt road home, it was the trees you saw first, all New England a forest. I have seen you get out of a car, breathe in the sky, the green of summer maples, listen for the talk of birds and squirrels, the murmur of earthworms beneath your feet. When you looked toward… Read More

Tara Masih
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