Heading Logo


Youngsters bring Ariel to the stage
Jul 24, 2017 11:29 AM

Youngsters bring Ariel to the stage

Tallmadge — A movie is identical no matter how many times it is viewed, but theater provides a different show each time it is seen. Dynamics Community Theater is presenting Disney's “The Little Mermaid.

By Laura Freeman, Reporter
Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow residents perform in 'Music Man' concert

For the first time in almost a decade, Cain Park's Evans Amphitheater will be filled with the glorious music of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man" in a concert version on Aug.

Stow Community Farmers Market continues Saturday
Jul 20, 2017 9:08 AM

Stow Community Farmers Market continues Saturday

The Stow Community Farmers Market continues Saturday July 22, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at 1567 Pilgrim Drive, in Stow.

Akron Zoo certified as sensory inclusive
Jul 14, 2017 7:27 PM

Akron Zoo certified as sensory inclusive

The Akron Zoo became the first zoo in Ohio, and the second in the nation, to become certified by KultureCity as a sensory inclusive zoo. KultureCity is a non-profit organization dedicated to rethinking accessibility to create acceptance and inclusion for all individuals.

[More news below]
'La La Land' to be shown July 21 on Hudson Green
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

'La La Land' to be shown July 21 on Hudson Green

Hudson's popular summertime movie series is back for its seventh year of outdoor films on the First and Main Green. Screen on the Green is a project of Leadership Hudson and has been a hugely successful event for the community each summer.

Art Hop in Hudson features local artists
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Art Hop in Hudson features local artists

Summertime is art-time with the 2nd Friday Art Hop Join studios, galleries and merchants on July 14 for a mid-summer's evening Art Hop in Hudson. From 5-8pm, guest artists will feature work in oil, clay, mixed media, colored pencils, even tea bag art.

Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest

Even before dinosaurs roamed the earth, sharks prowled its oceans. The myths, mystery and big budget movies focused on these 400-million-year-old apex predators from the deep fuel our imaginations, but there is much more to revere than to fear about these "jaw-some" creatures.

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.

[More news below]
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.

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.

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.

[More news below]
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.