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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy five evening concerts in the Metro Parks in July

Enjoy July concerts in the Metro Parks -- five July concerts will delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT: LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA Friday, July 7, 7 p.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Main Entrance 2077 Newton St.

Father, son present works in Artspace exhibition
Jun 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Father, son present works in Artspace exhibition

Father Jim Weckbacher, who works with clay and fire, and his son James, the observer and documenter, come at it from different ways to present a unified theme for their exhibition, "It's the Nature of Things, A Father Son Exhibition," now open in the Summit Artspace Transition Gallery.

May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy June concerts in the parks

Seven June concerts will delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton, Akron and Clinton: MUSIC BY THE LAKE -- June 6, 6:30 p.m. Munroe Falls Metro Park/Lake Area, 521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls Enjoy an evening of free lake swimming from 3 to 7 p.m.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy June concerts in the parks

Seven June concerts will delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton, Akron and Clinton: MUSIC BY THE LAKE -- June 6, 6:30 p.m. Munroe Falls Metro Park / Lake Area, 521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls Enjoy an evening of free lake swimming from 3 to 7 p.m.

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

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

COLUMBUS -- 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.

May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Orchestra spring concert set for May 20

The Stow Symphony Orchestra announces its spring concert offering. Under the baton of Music Director Darrell Lee Music, the concert will be performed at the Tallmadge Alliance Church, 1155 East Ave, Tallmadge, on May 20 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature G.F.

May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Orchestra spring concert set for May 20

The Stow Symphony Orchestra announces its spring concert offering. Under the baton of Music Director Darrell Lee Music, the concert will be performed at the Tallmadge Alliance Church, 1155 East Ave, Tallmadge, on May 20 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature G.F.

Seton Catholic School presentsthe musical, 'Annie Jr.' April 28-29
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Seton Catholic School presentsthe musical, 'Annie Jr.' April 28-29

HUDSON - 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.

Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Calling artists, writers, performers, makers for Kent Creativity Fest

The Kent Creativity Festival event planning committee invites people to submit an application to participate in the second annual Kent Creativity Festival, set for Sept. 30. The inaugural event drew over 2,000 attendees, and expectations are high for an even more successful event in 2017.

Author Ann Otto promotes her historical novel 'Yours in a Hurry'
Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Author Ann Otto promotes her 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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Concerts for Kids features The Little Engine That Could
Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts for Kids features The Little Engine That Could

The Akron Symphony Orchestra's popular Concerts for Kids series returns in May with The Little Engine That Could. These 45-minute performances are geared toward children ages 2-6 and feature live music by the Akron Symphony Orchestra with visual storytelling by the Magical Theatre Company.

Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Community Band features salute to civic leaders

The Western Reserve Community Band opens its 20th Anniversary season with a Spring Concert theme of Unique Favorites. This free concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on April 22 in the Hudson Middle School Auditorium located at 77 N. Oviatt St., Hudson.

Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Runset for July 28
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Runset for July 28

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. The race is sponsored by Marathon Financial Services (http://www.marathonfin.com/), supporter of Main Street Kent.

Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

'Julius Caesar' on stage through April 23

Rubber City Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, directed by 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.

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

Music from Western Reserve presents Omni Quartet

Hudson -- Music from The Western Reserve is back for their final concert of the 2016-17 season featuring The Omni Quartet, members of the illustrious Cleveland Orchestra.

Akron Symphony Orchestra announces 2017-18 season
Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Symphony Orchestra announces 2017-18 season

The Akron Symphony Orchestra is preparing for a 2017-18 season that is filled with celebrated works, exciting discoveries and visual imagery to greatly enhance the listening experience.

Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Players to present a new, local play

As part of their continued commitment to develop new local works, Stow Players will present "Caught Up in a Moment" on March 27 at 7:30 p.m. The play is written and directed by Brian Westerley.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy the Hudson Bandstand 2017 summer concert series

HUDSON -- In 1977 a small group of residents in Hudson decided to host a series Sunday evening concerts on the green in front of the gazebo in downtown Hudson. The idea was to bring free music and opportunity for family time to the community.

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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Scott Stapp to play The Kent Stage in May

Scott Stapp and his Acoustic Storyteller Tour will arrive at The Kent Stage May 25 at 7:30 p.m. Stapp's artistic and personal journey has encompassed all the talent and torment imaginable in scaling to musical success.

Galleries to honor women artists
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Galleries to honor women artists

In honor of Women's History Month, 86 galleries and studios across Northeast Ohio will feature exhibitions and events in March that honor women artists and their creations. Hudson Fine Art & Framing, 160 N. Main St.