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Hudson artist Stuart Gair featured in 'Best of 2017' at Ohio Craft Museum
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson artist Stuart Gair featured in 'Best of 2017' at Ohio Craft Museum

Hudson native Stuart B. Gair received the Watkins Printing Poster Award and Yassenoff Family Award for Excellence in the Ohio Craft Museum's "Best of 2017." The juried exhibition, on display until June 18, will showcase contemporary fine craft by 51 artists.

Rubber City Pop Culture Fest set for May 26-28
May 20, 2017 6:36 PM

Rubber City Pop Culture Fest set for May 26-28

The first Rubber City Pop Culture Fest will be May 26-28 at the historic Goodyear Hall, 1201 Ohio 18, Akron. The group organizing the event wanted to bring a family-friendly charity driven event to the Akron area. The event is over 20 years in the making.

May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Some drive-ins not showing 'Guardians'

KENT/RAVENNA -- Midway Drive-In theater on Route 59 between Kent and Ravenna in Ravenna Township has joined several other drive-in theaters in not showing the latest "Guardians of the Galaxy" film.

By Matthew Merchant Record-courier Reporter
Seton Catholic School presents the musical 'Annie Jr.'
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Seton Catholic School presents the musical 'Annie Jr.'

The Valentine Family Center at Seton Catholic School is filled with singing, dancing and a big dog this week as Seton Catholic Middle School students enter into final preparation and dress rehearsals for their upcoming performance of the musical, "Annie Jr.

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'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players

The 20th Century Limited was one of the most well-known trains in the world, with famous, infamous, and not-so-famous passengers intermingling with each other while basking in the lap of luxury for 16 hours between Chicago and New York City.

Music From the Western Reserve presents the Omni Quartet
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Music From the Western Reserve presents the Omni Quartet

Hudson -- Music from The Western Reserve is back for their final concert of the 2016-2017 season featuring The Omni Quartet, members of the illustrious Cleveland Orchestra.

Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

'Julius Caesar' on stage through April 23

AKRON -- Rubber City Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, directed by distinguished Guest Director, Marshall B Garrett. In this timely production, Rome is on the verge of crowning Julius Caesar as their new king after 500 years of republic rule.

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting

For anyone interested in joining Hudson Players, and getting a sneak peak of next year's season, make plans to attend the group's annual spring membership meeting April 9 at 6 p.m. at the Barlow Community Center at 41 S. Oviatt St. in Hudson.

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting

For anyone interested in joining Hudson Players, and getting a sneak peak of next year's season, make plans to attend the group's annual spring membership meeting April 9 at 6 p.m. at the Barlow Community Center at 41 S. Oviatt St. in Hudson.

Otto promotes historical novel 'Yours in a Hurry'
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Otto promotes historical novel 'Yours in a Hurry'

Local author Ann Kathleen Otto will participate in several events this spring for her historical novel, "Yours in a Hurry," which follows real and fictional characters in 1910s aviation and early Hollywood.

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Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Potterfest to include 5K run at Kent State

The Kent Potterfest planning committee announces the addition of the "Run Like You Stole from Gringotts" 5K Fun Run to the Kent 2017 schedule of events.

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.

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
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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