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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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Reentry in Motion at the Akron Summit County Public Library

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by Noor Hindi When a young man approached librarian Simone Richardson and told her he’d just been released from prison and needed help, she sprung into action. Since meeting him, Simone has dedicated the last 16 years designing programs to help those who’ve be... 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 »

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The Dish | Lady Beer Drinker visits Two Monks Brewing Co

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words and photos by Emily Anderson If it hadn’t been a stop on my Summit Brew Path Passport, I might not have ever gone to Two Monks Brewing Co., and that would have been a shame. This little brewery almost seems to be hiding over on Akron’s “East End,” just p... More »

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Super No Bueno | The Chosen People?

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by Ted Zep, SuperNoBueno.Wordpress.com Unlike in the movies where a stoic hero unflappably acts upon a strict, unwavering ethos and worldview, real life isn’t quite that pat or conclusive. People spend their entire lives attempting to define themselves. Experi... More »

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In the Crowd | Red Rose Panic at The Vortex

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words by Floco Torres; photos by Ashley Kouri In my ten years of playing and attending shows, I’ve learned that you rarely EVER arrive at the venue based on the ‘show starts at this time’ hour that’s posted. You usually never know if the time posted is when th... More »

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Standing Room | July 2017

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Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres Long Shot Logan, Noah & Nate play the triangle offense in their pop punk band Long Shot. The three-piece band is making textbook pop-punk songs to bring out the inner headbanging angsty teenager still ch... More »

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Locavore Lovin’ from the Oven

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Farewell, Spring. Hello, Garlic Scapes! Words and photos by Lia Pietrolungo As the last breeze of June tumbles into what is sure to be a sweltering July, I walked along the Highland Square farmer’s market, now held at Will Christy Park, with a Popsmith Rhubarb... More »