Book Review – Inflections & Innuendos: Flash Fiction Riffs

Though it’s been around at least since the days of Aesop, flash fiction — stories that typically don’t exceed 1,000 words but are often much shorter — has enjoyed increasing popularity in recent years. Entire websites and literary magazines are dedicated to the genre. In addition, 280-character short stories known as “Twitterature” have attracted a… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost

The Good Life – 3/2/18

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 Saturday Tasting Saturday, March 3 from noon to 6 p.m. Lucia’s Bodega | Windham, N.H. | | (603) 421-9463 Lucia’s Bodega opened in the spring of 2011 and… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

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

Lost Laughs at the MRT

A Tragic Spin on the Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Famous Comedian In 1921, despite Prohibition, booze flowed freely at parties across the nation as Americans celebrated Labor Day weekend. One such party ended with the death of a multitalented model and actress. The aftermath ruined the career of Fatty Arbuckle, who was… Read More

Brianna Moran
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