Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 3/1/18

ONE: Five O’Clock Shadow will headline the 16th Annual A Cappella Night at Rogers Center for the Arts on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Throughout its 23-year history, Five O’Clock Shadow has redefined the possibilities of vocal music. By incorporating mouth percussion, real-time digital effect processing and innovative arrangements, these six vocalists produce rock solid leads and harmonies, while exploring… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

The Good Life – 2/23/18

The Good Life is Merrimack Valley Magazine’s weekly roundup of “the finer things in life,” from wine tastings to special dinners at local restaurants. *** THIS WEEK’S TOP TREAT Dueling Pianos Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. Parish Center for the Arts | Westford, Mass. | | (978) 692-6333 Guaranteed to make you laugh, Dueling Pianos is… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 2/22/18

ONE: Every Lowellian — whether they love winter as much as mvm editor Doug Sparks or can’t stand the fluffy white stuff — knows that there’s at least one reason to look forward to February: Lowell Winterfest, which takes over Downtown Lowell this Friday and Saturday. There are too many activities to list in this… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Wine Notes: Using the F Word

Using the F Word And Other Tricks for Finding the Best Wines Do you have any wealthy friends who invite you to their parties and serve $150 bottles of wine?  I played a gig with the Nottingham Brass Quintet (I play trumpet) at a party hosted by a true wine aficionado. His collection was mostly… Read More

Steven Goddu
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