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Akron Aviators brings Pro Basketball to Akron

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  by Floco Torres 08/08/2017 “I swear music and sports is so synonymous, cause we want to be them and they wanna be us,” Drake raps on “Thank Me Now,” from his debut album “Thank Me Later.” As a fan of both music and sports, this observation has been evid... More »

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The Most Akron Chad Weaver Is Leaving Akron.

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See him at the Rialto before he leaves and find out why you should please love him by Floco Torres 08/06/2018   Akron continues to have a heavy influx of fresh and creative energy pushing the boundaries of what can be done inside Summit County as we head ... More »

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Super No Bueno | Spoils of Akron

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An interview with Shane Wynn and Chris Miller by Ted Zep   Since March of 2015, the Spoils of Akron podcast has concentrated a thoughtful, knowing and often incredibly funny light on the citizens, institutions, and happenings in the perpetually vibrant ci... More »

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In the Crowd | Red Rose Panic at The Vortex

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words by Floco Torres; photos by Ashley Kouri In my ten years of playing and attending shows, I’ve learned that you rarely EVER arrive at the venue based on the ‘show starts at this time’ hour that’s posted. You usually never know if the time posted is when th... More »

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I Mommed So Hard at #IMOMSOHARD

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  by Marissa Marangoni If you’ve never watched any of the #IMOMSOHARD video series on Youtube and you’re a parent, know and love some parents, or have interest in perhaps becoming a parent yourself, you’re missing out. Stop reading this review and remedy ... More »

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I don’t care if you don’t like Shakespeare

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A month of Shakespeare with the Ohio Shakespeare Festival  by Josy Jones I’ll be honest with you, friend. I don’t care if you like Shakespeare. In fact, if you don’t like Shakespeare, I challenge you to give it a chance. Why? Because I did, and I would never e... More »

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Film and arts festival celebrates Akron LGBT community

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 by Kyle Brown After Akron hosted events like the Gay Games and Flair Fest, Dylan Yellowlees wants to give the city another opportunity to connect during the Akron LGBT Film, Music and Arts Festival later this year. The festival, a 2016 Knight Arts Challenge w... More »

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Juke Joint 2.0

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by Lauren Collins Looking for a night of old school hip hop, funk and soul music in an interesting and local venue? The Rialto Theatre presents Juke Joint 2.0 featuring DJ Roger Riddle and DJ Vinnie G. We spoke with Riddle about what makes the Juke Joint 2.0 s... More »