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What Kevin Lockett Wishes He Knew

Name: Kevin Lockett Occupation: Content Producer, Lockett Media How did you get into the work you do? In January 2008, I was struggling to find my place in media. I had freelance jobs, but the assignments were inconsistent and I wanted to have my own voice. By chance, I heard about a guy presenting a...More Please

Super No Bueno: The Eagle Huntress

by Ted Zep (G, 1 hr. 27 min., Documentary, Director: Otto Bell, Stars: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley, Rys Nurgaiv) “You were brave as any man” Aisholpan Nurgaiv is a special little girl. Her rosy cheeks and bright, curious eyes are the same as any happy 13-year-old girl from anywhere in the world. Aisholpan, however, isn’t just...More Please

The Voice of Akron: Weathervane Playhouse connects volunteers to the art of community theater

by Melanie Anderson Nestled in the Merriman Valley is the Weathervane Playhouse, a longstanding establishment for community theater and a strong member of the Akron artistic community. Now in its 82nd season, the playhouse is currently showing a production of “Red,” soon to be followed by the classic “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” However, the...More Please

Culture Club

An overview of community events happening in Akron this October by Amanda Sedlak-Hevener Murder in the Mansion October 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 at Stan Hywet Hall, 6:45 – 9:15 pm Step back into the 1920s and enjoy a fun murder-mystery evening at Stan Hywet Hall. After the performance – and you’ve figured out who you think...More Please

Glassblowing on Wheels

Why one creative thinks a mobile studio will bring Akron together by Michelle DeShon After a day in the Kent State University glass studio with his cousin in 1993, Chad Mason was hooked. Mason was 23 years old and he liked creating things with his hands. The following spring semester, Mason met with the founder...More Please