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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
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.

Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Holiday Extravaganza: Christmas in The Round at Akron Civic

Holiday Extravaganza: Christmas in The Round at Akron Civic Northeast Ohio singer/songwriter Ryan Humbert will perform the eighth annual Ryan Humbert Holiday Extravaganza: Christmas in The Round, at Akron Civic Theatre for two intimate cabaret performances. The shows take place Dec.

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Local choir, ballet perform The Nutcracker Suite
Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Local choir, ballet perform The Nutcracker Suite

HUDSON -- The Hudson Conservatory of Ballet and Hudson Community Youth Chorus are continuing a tradition started last year with a joint performance of "The Nutcracker Suite" Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. at Hudson High School.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Enjoy Holiday Lantern Tours of Hale Farm in December
Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Enjoy Holiday Lantern Tours of Hale Farm in December

Holiday Lantern Tours at Hale Farm & Village transport guests to the Christmas season during the mid-1800s. This holiday favorite is a 90-minute lantern-lit evening tour Dec 3, 9, 10, 16-18 and 20-23.

Award-winning 'Visiting Mr. Green' to play CVLT
Nov 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Award-winning 'Visiting Mr. Green' to play CVLT

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre's 65-seat River Street Playhouse stage is perfect for intimate stagings with smaller casts.

Book roundup: More books to curl up with on a crisp fall day
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

Book roundup: More books to curl up with on a crisp fall day

Three Roads to Magdalena by David Adams https://kansaspress.ku.edu Magdalena, New Mexico was once a booming frontier town where Navajo, Anglo and Hispanic people lived in shifting, sometimes separate, sometimes overlapping worlds for well over a hundred years.

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
The Nightlight screens film 'Christine,' on former Hudsonite Chubbuck
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

The Nightlight screens film 'Christine,' on former Hudsonite Chubbuck

A Hudson native is the subject of a film that will be screened at The Nightlight Cinema in downtown Akron. "Christine," the story of Christine Chubbuck, was directed by Antonio Campos and was released earlier this year. It opens Nov. 4. For details, visit http://www.nightlightcinema.

Masque of the Red Death returns for seventh year to Akron Civic
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

Masque of the Red Death returns for seventh year to Akron Civic

The Akron Civic Theatre presents The Masque of the Red Death Masquerade Party, Oct. 29 starting at 8 p.m. Masque of the Red Death is a masquerade ball themed loosely around Edgar Allan Poe's short story of the same name.

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'The Creation,' collaboration with Akron Symphony, part of Summit Choral Society's season
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

'The Creation,' collaboration with Akron Symphony, part of Summit Choral Society's season

The Summit Choral Society's Masterworks Chorale and its children's choirs have several concerts planned for its 27th season. The Masterworks Chorale, under the direction of Marie Bucoy-Calavan, will open the season Nov. 6 with "The Creation" by Franz Joseph Haydn.

Stan Hywet offers complimentary to veterans, military personnel on Veterans Day
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

Stan Hywet offers complimentary to veterans, military personnel on Veterans Day

Stan Hywet welcomes all veterans as well as men and women in uniform, to the estate for a complimentary self-guided tour of Stan Hywet on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stan Hywet is at 714 North Portage Path in Akron.

Stow Players stages 'Nightmare in Stow' for one weekend
Oct 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow Players stages 'Nightmare in Stow' for one weekend

Kicking off the 2016-17 season with a creak and a shiver, Stow Players presents "Nightmare in Stow!

Oct 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley Art Center hosts two-day workshop on business tips for artists

The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is hosting The Thriving Artists workshop Oct. 29 and 30. CVAC has partnered with The Arts Business Institute to host this two day workshop providing artists business strategies to market and sell their artwork.

VIDEO: Hudson Players opens season with mystery 'Thumbs'
Oct 21, 2016 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Hudson Players opens season with mystery 'Thumbs'

The darkly comic mystery "Thumbs" by Rupert Holmes will launch Hudson Players' 2016-17 season. The play, which concerns a series of bizarre murders in Vermont, runs Nov. 4 through 19, and is directed by Brian Westerley.

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
Act-It UP! staging 'Ultimus Veneficus' in Cuyahoga Falls, Cleveland
Oct 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Act-It UP! staging 'Ultimus Veneficus' in Cuyahoga Falls, Cleveland

Act-It UP! Community Theatre of Cuyahoga Falls in collaboration with FamFest USA, Cleveland, Ohio, presents "Ultimus Veneficus, The Last of the Sorcerers," written and directed by Fred Anthony Taylor.

Twinsburg Community Theatre casting for Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'
Oct 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Twinsburg Community Theatre casting for Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'

Twinsburg Community Theatre will have auditions for Disney's "The Little Mermaid," with shows on January 20 through 22, and 27 through 29.Auditions are Oct. 29 at Twinsburg Community Center, 10260 Ravenna Road.

Oct 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Animated Rudolph, bakeshop window new features at Stan Hywet's Deck The Hall this year

Stan Hywet Hall Gardens presents its annual celebration of the winter holidays, "Deck The Hall," from 5 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 25 through 27, and Dec. 1 through 4, Dec. 8 through 23, and December 26 through 30. Stan Hywet is at 714 North Portage Path, in Akron, Ohio.

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'Octonauts' bring live stage show to Akron Civic Theatre
Oct 20, 2016 12:00 AM

'Octonauts' bring live stage show to Akron Civic Theatre

Explore. Rescue. Protect! "Octonauts" announced a brand new, action-packed and interactive theatre show for the very first time in the U.S. The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure (www.octonautsliveus.

VOCALOCITY giving concert at Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall
Oct 20, 2016 12:00 AM

VOCALOCITY giving concert at Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall

E.J. Thomas Hall will present VOCALOSITY Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. VOCALOSITY is the all-new live concert event from the creative mind of artistic producer Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing-Off) that takes a cappella to a whole new level!