Fine Arts and Fest

Last Exit Books

Kent

Dylan Sonderman

"I want to keep it small," said Merlene, when asked about his vision for Last Exit. Personally, I know I wouldn't want to see it any other way.​

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Mac's Backs Books

Coventry

Matt MacDonald

Located at 1820 Coventry Rd. and sharing a door with Tommy's restaurant (a popular restaurant that is heavy on vegetarian fare), Mac's Backs-Books on Coventry is an independent bookseller located in a blink-and-you'll-miss-it portion of Coventry Village in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

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Big Love at "Big Love"

Chad W. Lutz

​Large groups of people, young, old, and everything in between, danced to the sounds of bands playing local tunes and world music. After an hour of walking around, one got the feeling the entire place was like a giant playground for adults and children.

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The Bookshelf

Medina

Kathleen Finley

It may take a bit of searching, but you can find some real gems there.

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Breakneck Gallery

An Interview W/ Kristen Burns

Matt MacDonald

Art is perhaps one of the more subjective things in life. What is art to one person may be garbage to another.

At Breakneck Gallery, owners Sean & Kristen Burns aim to do something extraordinary: they are bringing fine art to real people.

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4th Street Studio

Rachel Mooney

Even those not artistically inclined will find crafting home items easy, affordable and suddenly far less daunting as they learn from experienced art gurus and become part of the self-proclaimed, ‘Arts community that encourages people to explore their creativity.’

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Bonna - Ruined

Chad W. Lutz

It’s not often that something of this magnitude, with this much force behind it, actually comes to be. I can’t tell you how many times people followed up, “Hey, I’m going to Bonnaroo this year,” with, “Fuck you!” It seems that music and arts festivals have recaptured the imaginations of music lovers again. If Woodstock was the prototype, Bonnaroo is the new protégé. But what’s strikingly odd is that the very things that made Woodstock such a success back in the days of Peace, Love, and power ruled by the flower are the very downfalls of the new kid on the block.

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