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August 15, 2019

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Akron’s Lowsiders Take Inspiration From ‘Concrete and Rust’ and ‘Rubber and Steel’

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click to enlarge Courtesy of the Lowsiders In the press release they sent out about their forthcoming debut album, Can’t Stop the World from Spinning, the Lowsiders, a psychedelic garage rock act out of Akron, describe their music in a manner benefiting their Northeast Ohio roots. They say their music...
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Ohio City Galley Names Replacement Concept for Departing Rice Shop

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click to enlarge Last month we learned that two tenants would be departing Ohio City Galley a little sooner than planned. Now we know what will be replacing at least one of them. The Rice Shop, an Asian-fusion rice bowl concept, vacated the contemporary food hall and bar recently after chef-owner Anthony...
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Cleveland Civil Rights Attorney Terry Gilbert Reflects on Woodstock, 50 Years Later

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click to enlarge Photo via Wikimedia Commons The other night, I saw Santana in concert at Blossom and was mesmerized by his masterful covers of songs he played at Woodstock 50 years earlier. Powerful images and videos flashed at the audience as if time had frozen. Being an alumnus of...
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Clevelander Jim Fishel Explains How His Field Recordings Became ‘Ann Arbor Blues Festival’

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click to enlarge Earlier this month, Third Man Records released a deluxe edition of live tunes from the Ann Arbor Blues Festival that took place in 1969. The two-volume reissue marks the festival’s 50th anniversary. While the Ann Arbor Blues Festival doesn’t carry the same cache as Woodstock, it’s still...
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Local Acts Astronymer and Jul Big Green Collaborate on a New Single

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click to enlarge Astronymer, a local indie pop project led by former Honeybucket front man Adam Reifsnyder, and singer-songwriter/rapper Jul Big Green have just released their first single, “Miles to Go.” Like Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” the song successfully marries hip-hop and country/bluegrass. “This has been a long time in...
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Once Again Confederate Flags Will Definitely Be on Sale at the Lorain County Fair

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Another summer fair season, another year that the Confederate flag continues to cause controversy at the Lorain County Fair, which runs Aug. 19-25. As we reported last year, the Fair-Minded Coalition of Lorain County with funding from the Lorain YWCA, put up three billboards around the area calling for the...
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GOP Ohio Lawmaker: Put Inmates to Death with Seized Fentanyl

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click to enlarge Photo via Ohio House of Representatives Ohio has struggled recently in finding suitable drugs with which to execute inmates sentenced to death. But one Republican lawmaker believes a solution could be readily available and already in the hands of law enforcement. State Rep. Scott Wiggam, who represents...
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Ohio Freezes Most Law Enforcement Access to Facial-Recognition Analysis of Driver’s License Photos

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click to enlarge Most law enforcement agencies in Ohio will lose — at least temporarily — access to a database of roughly 21 million driver’s license photos taken in the state after a decision Ohio Attorney General David Yost announced yesterday. That will be a big deal for the Hamilton...
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‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ Offers a Sympathetic Portrait of a Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

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A film about a fractured family that tries to reconnect during a trip to Antarctica of all places, Where’d You Go, Bernadette represents another character study from writer-director Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused, Before Sunrise, Boyhood). This time, however, Linklater works from a novel, and the results are rather mixed.…

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