By Sam Trevino Photo by Tom Moore Singer-songwriter Amy Black moved to Somerville for the scene. Born in Missouri and splitting her childhood between Alabama and Massachusetts, Black’s father was a minister, so she grew up travelling. Wherever she went, Black sang in church, which led to her eventually trying her hand at songwriting. As […]
Blood, sweat and greasepaint, after the jump.
By Gabi Gage Photos by Shane Godfrey Walking into Alibrandi’s Barber Shop is like entering both a time warp and the set of your favorite feel-good movie. Nearly every inch of the shop’s walls are covered in news clippings, trophies and local sports paraphernalia, some dating back 30 years or more. Despite the overwhelming presence […]
We asked and you answered – responses have been pouring in for our 2014 Scout Honored nominees. If you haven’t submitted yet, or if you just remembered the name of that perfect little coffeeshop you blanked on the first time, there’s still plenty of a time to vote. Plus, we just added the new category […]
Hating on Hemingway? Done with Dickens? Turned off by Chuck Palahniuk’s casual sexism, but still see the appeal? Well, the best, brightest, and bust-iest behind Weird Love Productions are with you, and they’ve got an ibid or two to pick with the literary canon. Tonight they’ll be taking down Poe, Frost and the like, while […]
Hop-heads and malt-fiends, the time has finally come–it’s the 4th Annual Craft Brew Fest at Ball Square Wine and Spirits. Meet the brewmasters behind Brewmaster Jack, Cambridge Brewing Company, Enlightenment Ales, Jack’s Abby, Notch, Pretty Things and The Tap, and taste their latest, greatest, and it you’re on your best behavior, their rarest offerings. Find […]
While She Sleeps By Alexander Kern
Untitled By William Jones
“U.S. Freedom” By Anonymous
Give your heart, mind, and body a workout, after the jump.
My Ode to Dinner (with regards to Ogden Nash) By Sarah Haig
(A tanka, untitled) By Lauren Mayhew