Nepali Culture hits Akron

A few months ago, I got to spend some time wandering the North Hill community in Akron. North Hill has a lively immigrant community and is quietly becoming a cultural hub of unique restaurants and markets. Check out some of the photos I made of the Nepali community in Akron (for the Akron Beacon Journal's new magazine, Savor Ohio) and check out the story by Ed Meyer in the first issue--it came out today! Side note: Nepal is in South Asia and is a landlocked country, struggling with high levels of poverty, hunger and trafficking...thus many Nepali citizens move to the U.S. Student Rukmini Luitel stands for a portrait outsid

Ballet Excel Ohio

Student dancers from Ballet Excel Ohio and the Dance Institute rehearsed in Guzzetta Hall on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Akron University. The dancers have an upcoming performance on May 7 with the professional GroundWorks DanceTheater company in Carmina burana, a collaboration with the Akron Symphony Orchestra. (Akron Beacon Journal/Leah Klafczynski) Feeling the black-and-white for these. Let me know what you think!

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