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Minkin's Music: The final playlist

The final playlist is something that folks keep close to the heart. A thread through social media that became a topic on NPR hit home with this writer. If I hear a song and embrace the lyrics to the point of tears, then it becomes nominated for Closing Ceremonies. The abbreviated list includes an acoustic version of “My Death Waits,” by...

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Ballet Theatre of Ohio takes on its biggest challenge yet with this spring’s can’t-miss production of The Little Mermaid

“How does a mermaid dance? Or a crab for that matter?” Christine Meneer, Executive Artistic Director of Ballet Theatre of Ohio (BTO), posed these questions while discussing the challenges of her most recent full-length ballet, The Little Mermaid,which will premiere May 5 and 6, 2018 at the majestic Akron Civic...

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Make your event one to remember at LCCC's John A. Spitzer Conference Center

Whether it’s a corporate meeting, bridal or baby shower, lecture series, graduation party, or wedding gala, the John A. Spitzer Conference Center has opened its doors to social events complete with catering. Tucked back on the leafy campus of Lorain County Community College, the building features a grand lobby, several sizes of private party...

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A Final Thought: "Thank God it was you."

A few years ago, before my parents passed away, they were having dinner at their favorite Italian restaurant in my hometown of Columbus, Georgia, when a flush-mount speaker fell out of the ceiling and hit Mom on the head. Speakers, as you may know, contain a heavy magnet and the blow knocked her unconscious for a moment. Mom and Dad had eaten...

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Minkin's Music: Genius and playlist

Music streaming is popular with many readers and if I’m late to the party on this one, please forgive me. I recently stumbled across “Genius,” a very cool phone app that shows you the lyrics, album playlist, artist discography and, at times, liner notes about a particular song. After downloading the Genius app one afternoon, I was...

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