Justin Connor in "The Golden Age"

N.H. native Justin Connor wrote, directed, produced, scored, and stars in "The Golden Age," a mock-rockumentary premiering at the New Hampshire Film Festival in Portsmouth.

Rhythm Future Quartet. Left to right: Max O'Rourke, Jason Anick, Olli Soikkeli, and Greg Loughman

Violinist Jason Anick of the Rhythm Future Quartet was so impressed by the inaugural Django by the Sea festival in Kittery last year that he moved to the Seacoast. With Django by the Sea returning, Anick talks about the gypsy genre.

The Queers

A motorcycle show, a punk-rock show, a cabaret show. Artwork and apples. These are among the diverse options for entertainment coming up this weekend. Prepare your itinerary now.

The Press Room in Portsmouth

The first weekend of fall brings options for live music, theater, food, and more to the Seacoast. Here's our weekly roundup of entertainment highlights coming to a venue near you.

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star in "La La Land," one of six featured films in Telluride by the Sea.

It’s going to be a big weekend on the Seacoast. Among the highlights are a film festival, a music and art fest, an exhibition with 60-plus artists, a new show at the Rep, and a 10-year anniversary shindig for Portsmouth Public Library.

Elissa Margolin

Portsmouth is hosting the kick-off event for the nationwide Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. The Sound invited several of the performers in the show to explain why they are participating, and how the power of music can help effect change.

Taj Mahal wraps up the Prescott Park Arts Festival's concert series on Friday night.

As usual, the Seacoast boasts numerous options for live music, theater, visual arts, food, and more this weekend. Here are a few of the highlights.

"Mill Pond" by Lennie Mullaney is part of the new exhibit at the Gallery at 100 Market, opening Friday night during Art 'Round Town.

Labor Day Weekend is expected to bring a record number of visitors to New Hampshire. But there are enough cool events happening for everyone to have a good time. Here are some of the most notable upcoming happenings.

Birdseye Lounge cofounder Michael Behrmann sits in the space before it opened last year.

Birdseye Lounge, a 200-plus capacity music and entertainment venue in downtown Portsmouth, will close in early September, the venue announced Monday.

Daisy Castro joins The Hot Club of Portland at The Dance Hall in Kittery, Maine, on Aug. 26.

It’s the last weekend of August, and as usual, there are plenty of music, theater, and art events coming up around the Seacoast. Here’s a handful of the highlights taking place between now and Sunday.