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Main Street Kent Announces Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run July 28
Mar 17, 2017 1:06 PM

Main Street Kent Announces Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run July 28

Main Street Kent Announces Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run July 28 The Kent Potterfest planning committee is excited to announce the addition of the “Run Like You Stole from Gringotts” 5K Fun Run to the Kent 2017 schedule of events.

University's Steel Drum Band to perform free concert March 18
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

University's Steel Drum Band to perform free concert March 18

The University of Akron Steel Drum Band will perform a free concert on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church at 245 Portage Trail in Cuyahoga Falls. The public is invited.

Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

'Color Theories' art exhibition runs through April 22

The new exhibition, "Color Theories," which opened Feb. 24 at Nine Muses Art Gallery, presents a rich contrast of color and texture between the works of two regional artists. Priscilla Roggenkamp and Michael Greenwald were at the gallery for the opening reception,Feb. 24.

Enjoy two Avant-Garde Art Craft Shows
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy two Avant-Garde Art Craft Shows

Celebrate the change in season with two Avant-Garde Art & Craft Shows coming to town this upcoming March in Chagrin Falls and Rocky River. These local handmade shows feature nearly 100 vendors per event, with a portion of proceeds going to local charities.

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Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

You Tube sensation Dan TDM to appear in Akron March 31

Kids across America will have a night to call their own when Dan TDM, one of the world's biggest YouTube creators, embarks on his first North American tour this spring. Dan TDM will appear at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., March 31 at 7 p.m.

Feb 20, 2017 2:23 PM

Russia's oldest orchestra coming to Akron March 1

Russia’s oldest symphony orchestra — the St. Petersburg Philharmonic — will fill Akron’s EJ Thomas Hall Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m., with its soul-stirring signature sound. “We play with our hearts,” says concertmaster Lev Klychkov.

Suspenseful 'Mousetrap' keeps audience engaged
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Suspenseful 'Mousetrap' keeps audience engaged

A snowstorm, a mystery, a child's rhyme and a murder all combine in Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap," which opened at Coach House Theatre Jan. 26. This production marks the directing debut of Tess Burgler at Coach House Theatre.

By April Helms Reporter
Akron Zoo announces animal moves
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Zoo announces animal moves

The Akron Zoo has some new residents and other residents who have moved to other accredited zoos based on Species Survival Plan recommendations from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The zoo has received a new red panda, Komodo dragon, a sun bear and two Humboldt penguins.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Whimsical 'Mary Poppins' sure to delight children, adults

The cast and crew of "Mary Poppins" at Hudson Players gives more than a spoonful of sugar in this sweet, nostalgic musical based on the series of novels by P.L. Travers and popularized by the Walt Disney film.

By April Helms Reporter
Akron Zoo offers free admission on Presidents' Day
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Zoo offers free admission on Presidents' Day

The Akron Zoo will offer free admission on Presidents' Day, Feb. 20. The McKinley Presidential Library and Museum will be on-hand and kids can make a presidential craft with them indoors at Komodo Kingdom, while supplies last. The event is free to all visitors and parking is $3.

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Whimsical 'Mary Poppins' at Hudson Players sure to delight children, adults
Feb 10, 2017 1:25 PM

Whimsical 'Mary Poppins' at Hudson Players sure to delight children, adults

The cast and crew of “Mary Poppins” at Hudson Players gives more than a spoonful of sugar in this sweet, nostalgic musical based on the series of novels by P.L. Travers and popularized by the Walt Disney film.

By April Helms | Reporter
Akron ZooCamp offers summer programs for kids of all ages
Feb 10, 2017 12:16 PM

Akron ZooCamp offers summer programs for kids of all ages

The Akron Zoo will be offering 23 different ZooCamps for kids ages 2 through 15 this year. ZooCamp starts in early June and runs through August and are either one-day, three-day or five-day sessions. Registration is required and space is limited.

Enjoy some Funky February Art
Feb 9, 2017 10:46 AM

Enjoy some Funky February Art

Escape the Ohio weather by coming to the Funky February Art Show featuring Bahamian artist Keith Wisdom and local artists, mother and son duo, Nancy and Ned Seibert at the Hudson Fine Art Framing Co., 160 N. Main St. in Hudson.

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Applications open Jan. 1 for 2017 Scholarship Competition

Tuesday Musical is accepting on-line applications starting Jan. 1 through Feb. 1 for its 2017 Scholarship Competition.

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Dynamics Community Theater to audition for comedic play Jan. 3

Dynamics to audition for comedic play Jan. 3 Dynamics Community Theater of Tallmadge will host auditions for the family-friendly comedic play, "The Trials of Robin Hood" by Will Averill. The show will be co-directed by Cody Stanley and Ryan M. Dyke.

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Western Reserve Community Band Christmas Concert

Enjoy the sounds of the season at the annual Christmas Concert Dec. 18 at 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church of Hudson located at 47 Aurora St. Conductor Ralph Meyer, who founded the band in 1997, says the audience will enjoy a holiday music tour de force.

Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Second offering from Ohio Shakespeare Festival Dec. 15-18

The second offering in Ohio Shakespeare Festival's first full season of indoor programming will be "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]," running one weekend only, Dec. 15 through 18, at Greystone Hall in downtown Akron.

GO!: 'Trailer Park Christmas' irreverent holiday fun
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

GO!: 'Trailer Park Christmas' irreverent holiday fun

While there will always be a special place for holiday classics like "A Christmas Story," "It's A Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street" and the ubiquitous "A Christmas Carol," Stow Players' Christmas offering is a little off the beaten path.

By April Helms Reporter
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Holiday art sale planned
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Holiday art sale planned

The Portage Park District Foundation will present "Nature's Store Holiday Art Sale," featuring the work of over 30 artists, from Dec. 9 to 11 at the Downtown Gallery at 141 East Main St. in Kent. The opening reception will be Dec. 9 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Other times for the show are Dec.

Candlelight Concert tradition continues
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Candlelight Concert tradition continues

Summit Choral Society presents the joyous tradition of the Christmas Candlelight Concerts again this year Dec. 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 44 University Ave. in Akron.