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February 2015

All posts published in February 2015

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Art for Akron’s Sake: Our Kickstarter project is LIVE

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WE ARE LIVE! The Devil Strip’s Kickstarter Campaign for Newspaper Box Awesomeness has launched! We love public art. We hate neglected newspaper boxes. If you want more public art and fewer dilapidated boxes, check out our Kickstarter project. If you beli... More »

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Shutter Speed: Spark at the Akron Art Museum

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By day, by trade, Shane Wynn is a photographer, but I met her through her advocacy for the arts. As I’ve gotten to know her better, I’ve seen her love for this community manifest itself repeatedly. She gave our Knight Cities Challenge submission a ... More »

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The Wanderer: “More sauerkraut balls, please!”

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Ed. note: Welcome another new writer to the Devil Strip family, Holly Brown! She’s going to be writing a food column for us. Introducing… THE WANDERER!  I’m an Akron transplant. I haven’t been here long, but I’ve learned a few things. Firstly, when... More »

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The Secret Lives of Beekeepers: Who is this guy anyway?

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UPDATE: Akron Honey Company will be competing on the LeBron James reality show, Cleveland Hustles, premiering August 24 at 10 pm.     The Most Interesting Person I Know: Brent Ian Wesley “It’s going to get sticky,” he said, walking into his house ahead of... More »

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15 Minutes with Thomas Johnson of Futurebirds

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Thomas Johnson, Futurebirds’ sweet-singing, banjo-playing guitarist (and its best-bearded member), sounds like the folks I know back home. He’s smart, thoughtful, has probably spent more than his fair share of time at Waffle House, much of it after midnight, a... More »

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Contest: “You’re so Akron if…”

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Last night–that is, Sunday if you aren’t reading this on Monday, specifically Monday, February 2–I clicked “submit” on the Knight Cities Challenge application for Unbox Akron. Then I watched “Transformers 4” and then I... More »