Grieving While Black

words and photos by Bronlynn Thurman How do you begin to write about the injustices of your people? What sort of sentence do you construct that encapsulates the 400+ years of trauma that has poured into you...

About the Cover | A Q&A with Bronlynn Thurman

by Sophie Franchi   12/14/17 Our cover artist for the December 2017 issue is also our former Lead Arts Section Editor, Bronlynn Thurman, who was with us since the magazine first got started. She has...

Mr. East Akron

Art Minson, a life of service. by Bronlynn Thurman   When you’re driving south down Arlington, you may have noticed a large mural of a waving older man with the words “Mr. East Akron” over his head. ...

University Spotlight: Jaclyn Hale

Weaving a connection between the past and present words and photos by Bronlynn Thurman Bridging the gap between the traditional and modern process has led University of Akron senior Jaclyn Hale to create a co...

New/Native: The Devil Strip Staff

Photo of Bronlynn Thurman by Shane Wynn; photo of Andrew Leask courtesy of Andrew Leask   NEW: Name: Andrew Leask Age: 29 Occupation: Marketing Manager, United Way of Summit County Hometown...

A Year In Review – The Arts

A roundup of arts happenings you may have missed. by Bronlynn Thurman and Chris Horne Given the controversy and big changes in the city of Akron’s Mayor’s Office, not to mention on campus at the University of...

Seven Akron Artists to Watch in 2016

None of them are Don Drumm (not that there’s anything wrong with that) by Megan Combs & Bronlynn Thurman Akron is full of artists doing big things and while any number of them could be featured here, we’v...

Best bets to get your arts fix in Akron

How to get your arts fix in Akron by Bronlynn Thurman   Every year there are major art events happening in Akron. You just need to know where to look.   Akron Arts Expo Akron Arts Expo i...

The Wheels are Coated with Blood

A review and commentary on The Death of a Man: The Devil’s Milk, Part 1 by Bronlynn Thurman photos courtesy of New World Performance Lab The Death of a Man will have performances February 11, 12, 13, 19, an...