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February 2016

All posts published in February 2016

17 posts

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Chock Full o’ Arts

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Our favorite Akron area galleries with a few surprises by Bronlynn Thurman Did we miss anything? Send an email to arts@thedevilstrip.com and tell us more! [column size=two_third position=first ] Ages Tribal Arts Ages Tribal Art is a gallery open by appointment... More »

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Martenitsa | Bring on the Spring with this Bulgarian tradition

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by Svetla Morrison NOTE: Svelta is hosting a FREE Martenitsa workshop at the Coffee Pot Cafe on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 1:30 pm. Get details and sign up here.   I am from Bulgaria. But my husband isn’t. And so, when we joined our lives together, it seemed only... More »

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Remembering Kevin Junior

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by Jason Willis If you’ve frequented Annabell’s Bar and Lounge in the past few years, chances are you came across a fellow barfly and undoubtedly noticed him. A tall, pale figure with long, spiky razor cut hair, dressed in his signature uniform of tie, vest, b... More »

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Devil’s Dozen: Date Night Edition

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[column size=two_third position=first ] Happy Hour Bonfire Friday, Feb. 12 at Lock 3, from 5-9 pm (FREE) Part of The Devil Strip’s “Drink Tank” series, this one requires some bravery for those involved because the temps finally dipped. Good news: We’ll have so... More »

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Scene Stealers: 8 Community Theatre Groups to See in 2016

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by Mary Menzemer From intimate venues, sophisticated acting styles, and adaptations of classic tales performed in a barn, Akron has the type of theatre suitable for anyone. So whether you’re new to community theater or a seasoned veteran, 2016 has some great p... More »

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Akron’s Art Al Fresco around the City Center

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  words and photos by Andrew Leask As we trudge forth into another gloomy Northeast Ohio winter, it’s worth taking a moment to appreciate the flashes of color that help make each cold, gray day spent outside more bearable. Fortunately, public art is plent... More »

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Best bets to get your arts fix in Akron

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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 is an annual juried fine arts and craft show held one weekend in ... More »

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The Wheels are Coated with Blood

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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 Everyone knows that the veins of Akron originally flowed with rubber. It was both our bread and our butter. It fed, clothed... More »

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9 Akron area comic creators you should know

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And you didn’t even know there was a comic creators scene by Megan Combs Akron’s comic book creator and illustrator scene is booming. And you don’t have to look hard for proof: The Akron ComicCon is moving to a bigger location in 2016 after nearly 5,000 ... More »