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.
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.
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Kicking off the 2016-17 season with a creak and a shiver, Stow Players presents "Nightmare in Stow!
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.
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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.
Artists from Stow, Tallmadge, Kent and Cuyahoga Falls were honored for their works submitted to the Akron Society of Artists' 85th anniversary juried art show at Summit Artspace in Akron.Works by the Akron Society of Artists can be seen through Nov. 19 at the Akron facility, 140 E.
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.
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!
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.
In partnership with psychic medium, Laura Lyn, The Summit County Historical Society will be host to a number of paranormal fall events. A new program introduced this year, "Akron and Summit County True Crime Tour," will add an element of murder and mayhem.
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Weathervane Playhouse presents "Red," the 2010 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, which explores the relationship of an artist to his work. Mark Rothko was given a huge commission to create several large modern art murals for The Four Season's restaurant in New York.
The University of Akron (UA) Theatre Program kicks off its 2016-17 season with The America Play by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Suzan-Lori Parks. Performance dates are Nov. 3 through 5 and 10 through 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 6 and 12 at 2 p.m.
Two nature-inspired programs this month serve up Halloween fun in the Metro Parks. First, join a naturalist to create a seasonal work of art during a pumpkin-carving program Oct. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Goodyear Heights Metro Park Lodge, 2077 Newton St. in Akron.
After 15 summers performing outdoors at Stan Hywet Hall Gardens, Ohio Shakespeare Festival will be staging a first full season of indoor programming in our new venue at Greystone Hall, in downtown Akron.
Jump back to the roaring 20's at Weathervane Playhouse for its annual gala, "Miss Millie's Speakeasy," when jazz and swing were all the rage and mixed drinks were invented.
Science is about to get spooky along the shores of Lake Eerie when Great Lakes Science Center presents Spooktacular Science Oct. 22 and Oct. 23. Guests of all ages are sure to enjoy this family friendly Halloween-themed party.
The Friends of the Hower House, in partnership with The University of Akron's School of Music, recently announced the 2016-2017 Concert Series schedule. The schedule includes: Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.: OcTUBAfest!
The North Water Street Gallery will host "Gong and Singing Bowl Improvisations" with Lisa Miralia and Paul Stranahan Oct. 22, starting at 8 p.m.There also will be a meet-and-greet before the event at 7:30 p.m.
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E.J. Thomas Hall's Up Close and Personal Series will present Theron Brown Trio plus Special Guests Oct. 21 at 8 p.m.Influenced at a young age by Thelonious Monk, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, & Art Tatum, Brown has played with musicians such as Dan Wilson and Sean Jones.
The Akron Art Museum plans a full season of activity for children and families this fall. In addition to the museum's popular Live Creative programs for infants to 12, Trick or Treat on South High Street returns on Oct. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m.