The Buchtelite

Amanda Shires at Musica

Shires just released her new album,

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

September 19, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 15, Musica hosted Texan singer, songwriter, and musician Amanda Shires and her country western band. An intimate crowd of fifty people paid the reasonable price of $18 to watch the performance. Opening for Amanda Shires was Ruston Kelly, a Nashville, Tennessee artist whose songwriti...

Big Love festival promotes health

David Swirsky, UA undergraduate student and co-founder and organizer for Big Love, photographed with various people who attended the Big Love event

By Sara Syed, Writer

March 2, 2015

Saturday, Feb. 28, more than 2,000 people gathered at Musica in downtown Akron to celebrate the 2nd annual Big Love Festival. Big Love Festival is a wintertime festival that Akron’s League of Creative Interventionists, Akron Peace Project,Health Equity for Akron’s Longevity and Sustainability,...