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Minkin's Music: Revitalizing Kenmore

Seeds have been planted along the Kenmore business district in Akron in hopes of bearing the fruits of an expanding cultural arts scene. Fueled by The Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance, the 100-plus-year-old neighborhood boasts four recording studios and eclectic shops with artisans and musicians who dwell in this hands-on community. One key...

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Here’s how Chad Gibson and the team at Bunker Hill Golf Course can make your special event a hole in one

You just sunk a high-pressure putt on Bunker Hill’s 18th hole. Now, as you trek back to Bunker’s Grill to wind down with a cold one, you can only hope that Jordan Spieth doesn’t choke on the back nine like he did two years ago, costing you some big prize money. That tense scenario could easily play out at Bunker Hill’s Masters Tournament...

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Meet the Artist: Debra Sue Solecki, Debra Sue Art

Sometimes inspiration turns up in the most unexpected places, like in the pages of an old Rand McNally atlas. Local artist Debra Sue Solecki found her geographical muse in her travels and the beautiful world around us. “I’ve loved maps for as long as I can remember,” Debra Sue says. “From those folded paper versions used on long...

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Minkin's Music: The final playlist

The final playlist is something that folks keep close to the heart. A thread through social media that became a topic on NPR hit home with this writer. If I hear a song and embrace the lyrics to the point of tears, then it becomes nominated for Closing Ceremonies. The abbreviated list includes an acoustic version of “My Death Waits,” by...

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Ballet Theatre of Ohio takes on its biggest challenge yet with this spring’s can’t-miss production of The Little Mermaid

“How does a mermaid dance? Or a crab for that matter?” Christine Meneer, Executive Artistic Director of Ballet Theatre of Ohio (BTO), posed these questions while discussing the challenges of her most recent full-length ballet, The Little Mermaid,which will premiere May 5 and 6, 2018 at the majestic Akron Civic...

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