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Noor Hindi

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The Cue: Making a Scene

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Will Blake, Bringing Audiences and Artists Together by Claude Christensen “The average Akronite is pretty amazing,” says Will Blake. Yet that talent is going elsewhere. What if those same amazing Akronites could kick start the kind of artistic revolution that ... More »

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Harmonious Hymns and Soulful Sounds

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Akron’s Second Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival by Sierra Allen Once upon a time, Akron’s Howard Street was a popular spot for music. The area was filled with clubs and soirees and attracted musicians like Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Wes... More »

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Floco’s Modern Life | Quality of Life

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by Floco Torres What is your idea of a good quality of life? I ponder on this important question that teachers should start asking students in middle school. When we were younger, we all wanted to be millionaires and live in fancy lofts, eat at fancy restauran... More »

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Standing Room | August 2017

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6 PorchRokr Bands We Think You Should See Words by Brittany Nader and photos by Shane Wynn Gov Naim (Experimental) Gov Naim is a multimedia brand and pseudonym for Akron-based performance artist Kay DePew. After finding a small VHS/camcorder mixer designed for... More »

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New/Native | Steve Brightman & Maureen Farris

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New Name: Steve Brightman Occupation: Master Data Management Hometown: Chardon, OH Current neighborhood: West Akron   What do you wish was more on Akronites’ radar? Compass Coffee. Even though we live in West Akron, we head to Middlebury neighborhood when we h... More »

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Urine Luck | Liberty Nature Center & High & Low Winery

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Liberty Nature Center by Emily Dressler Your favorite Summit Metroparks bathroom reviewer is back. I haven’t gone anywhere, actually. I’ve been here all along, hanging out in park bathrooms and taking pictures in a non-creepy way. If it weren’t for Summit Metr... More »

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What’s the Big Idea with Akron ArtWorks?

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Name: Karin Coifman Occupation: Psychologist Hometown: New Haven, CT Current neighborhood: West Akron Name: Micah Beree Occupation: Artist Hometown: Tulsa, OK Current neighborhood: West Akron   What is your big idea? Our hope is to create a space where people ... More »

Trouble with Old People | Who’s Ahead?

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by Steve Van Auken Note: This column is satirical. Please read Mr. Van Auken’s writings as a sort of tongue-in-cheek Guide for Millennials to the Greatest Generation. I used to imagine that when I got older I would have some wisdom. I would think deep thoughts... More »

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Calling all Hipsters, Hackers and Hustlers

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Akron Buspreneurs Headed to New Orleans for Two Day Competition Words by Noor Hindi Imagine you’re stuck on a hot bus for three days with limited access to technology. You’re sleep deprived, you’re not getting along with the people around you and you’re trying... More »

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Encouraging the Arts in Schools

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Tuesday Musical Partners with the John F. Kennedy Center by Kayla Sturm Tuesday Musical is celebrating their upcoming 130th anniversary, but that’s not all they’re celebrating. They recently joined a partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center, which will prov... More »