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February 2017

All posts published in February 2017

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What Kevin Lockett Wishes He Knew

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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... More »

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Scenes from the Women’s March on Washington

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  words by Heather Roszczyk, special to The Devil Strip; photos by Shane Wynn   “This is a moment we’re always going to remember,” says Nicole. “He’s being sworn in right now.” We sit silently, the beat of the windshield wipers clashing with the viol... More »

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When Our Akron Family Has a Loss

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Remembering Duncan Unternaher by Douglas “Dr. Doug” Hausknecht   “Hi, I’m Duncan.” Hundreds of conversations and dozens of friendships in and around The University of Akron started this way during the last four years. Duncan Unternaher began his career at... More »

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Standing Room | February 2017

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Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   White Pines (Rock, Folk, Pop) White Pines is Joseph Scott. Constantly in flux, the band lineup changes from year to year and sometimes from show to show. For their upcoming show at the Beachland B... More »

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Beware the Capybara

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How to survive three (not really) dangerous capybara encounters by Kyle Brown It has sharp teeth. It can weigh up to about 150 pounds. It has 3/4 of the word “bear” in its name. All three of these things are true of the capybara, the largest rodent in the worl... More »

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Akron Pizza Task Force: Mark & Philly’s

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by Stephanie Baker, Kevin Wirth and Justin Lyons (@akronpizzatf)   Mark and Philly’s Pizzeria is our kind of place: quality ingredients, single location and adored by their community. Since opening in 1988, Mark and Philly’s has created a loyal customer b... More »

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Super No Bueno: The Unfamiliar “Neruda”

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by Ted Zep   Neruda (2016) (R, 1 hr 47 min, Biography/Drama, Subtitles, Director: Pablo Larrain, Writer: Guillermo Calderon, Starring: Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Alfredo Castro) The Plot Heralded poet Pablo Neruda was the subject of a manhunt in 194... More »

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Wherever…You Are: Remembering Jim Chenot

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by Matt Sedmock   “Hey, man….” It was his customary conversation-starter for phone calls and voicemails. I’ve been listening to it for over 25 years. Those two words were not so much enunciated as they were propelled, like a missile, into the phone or the... More »

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The Wanderer: Staying in with Fat Bob

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words and photos by Holly Brown   I have a very intense love/hate relationship with winter. It’s hard to deny that nothing quite beats the first snowfall of the season, how everything looks soft and more inviting coated in white. And yet. And. Yet. I abso... More »