How Louis Became My Lover

Candace Hennekens

Perhaps it began upstairs // at the Dover Street house. // My sisters and I and a pile of old ‘78’s // Dad bought from some dumpy bar // in some po-dunk town. // Forty records for five dollars. ...

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Imitation Crab

Katie Vagnino

With practice you can learn to spot a fake – / sloppy sleight of hand, or a smile too slick / gives it away. The truth is what we make ...

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Issue #354 Mar. 21, 2018

Are U-Ghana Come to the Show?

annual benefit at Memorial showcases student bands

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

High school band means more than trumpets, trombones, and football halftime shows. It also means talented teens exercising their musical chops with guitars, amps, and drums in basements and ...

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Issue #354 Mar. 21, 2018

Of Mice and Men

BJ Hollars

We’d made it most the summer without the air, but at last we break. It’s August, and rather than another night spent sweating in sheets, I reach toward the register, flick the switch from “Off” to “Cool” and wait for the welcome hum of the air conditioner ...

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