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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

'Sex Please We're Sixty' wraps up Stow Players' season
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

'Sex Please We're Sixty' wraps up Stow Players' season

Looking for laughs? Love farce? Want to find out what "women of a certain age" do when confronted by an elderly, silver-tongued "stud" or a kind and thoughtful retired chemist who's developed a pill to help them out?

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.

Have Breakfast with the Bunny at Akron Zoo
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Have Breakfast with the Bunny at Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo will host its annual Breakfast with the Bunny event on April 1, 2, 8, 9 and 15 starting at 8:30 a.m. The event includes a full breakfast buffet, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an outdoor egg hunt. Reservations are required and space is limited.

'Sex Please We're Sixty' wraps up Stow Players' season
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

'Sex Please We're Sixty' wraps up Stow Players' season

Looking for laughs? Love farce? Want to find out what "women of a certain age" do when confronted by an elderly, silver-tongued "stud" or a kind and thoughtful retired chemist who's developed a pill to help them out?

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

Enjoy two Avant-Garde Art Craft Shows in March

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

'Another Op'nin', Another Show' for KSU School of Theatre, Dance with 'Kiss Me, Kate' through March

The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2016-17 season with the classic musical "Kiss Me, Kate." The production is directed by this year's Roe Green Visiting Director Dennis Courtney and runs through March 5 in E.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Western Reserve Playhouse announces its 2017 productions

Western Reserve Playhouse presents its 2017 season. "It Runs in the Family" by Ray Cooney, June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17. Auditions are scheduled for April 2 at 3 p.m. and April 3 at 7 p.m. The production will be directed by Jim Volkert.