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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?

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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.

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.

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Akron Zoo announces recent animal moves
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Zoo announces recent 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

'In the Heights' takes FHS Stage for five performances in March

The Akron School for the Arts presents the Firestone Theatre production of "In the Heights" at 7 p.m. March 15, 7:30 p.m. March 16 and 17, and 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 18. The Tony Award-winning show will appear on the Firestone Community Learning Center stage for five performances.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Gospel Meets Symphony Choir, Akron Symphony to peform at EJ Thomas Hall Feb. 25

AKRON -- Join the Akron Symphony Orchestra and the powerful voices of the Gospel Meets Symphony Choir in a celebration as it presents Gospel Meets Symphony on Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.

Kushious, colleagues of Cleveland Orchestra to perform chamber concert March 10
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Kushious, colleagues of Cleveland Orchestra to perform chamber concert March 10

CHAGRIN FALLS -- Chagrin Arts' second program of its 2017 Performing Arts Series will feature Paul Kushious, Cleveland Orchestra cellist, and other prominent Cleveland musicians in an intimate chamber concert. The program, titled Schubert's Last Dream, will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

ON STAGE

America to perform on Kent stage April 8 America, formed in 1970 and currently comprising Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, will perform at The Kent Stage April 8 at 8 p.m. America has received multiple awards and significant Billboard chart positions for their work.

Akron Zoo offers free admission on Presidents' Day
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Zoo offers free admission on Presidents' Day

The Akron Zoo will offer free admission on Presidents Day, Feb. 20. The McKinley Presidential Library and Museum will be on-hand and kids can make a presidential craft with them indoors at Komodo Kingdom, while supplies last. The event is free to all visitors and parking is $3.

Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Walsh Jesuit High School hosts show choir program

The Harmony Gold Show Choir, Performing and Fine Arts Boosters, and the administration of Walsh Jesuit High School announce the First Annual Walsh Jesuit Great Lakes Show Choir Invitational on Feb. 4 at Walsh Jesuit High School.

'Velveteen Rabbit' on stage in Stow
Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

'Velveteen Rabbit' on stage in Stow

The Stow Players will present a children's beloved favorite story, "The Velveteen Rabbit." Performances will take place Feb. 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 5 at 2:30 p.m. at the Stow Heritage Barn, 5238 Young Road in Stow.

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Ceramics exhibition opens at Hiram College's Gelbke Gallery
Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Ceramics exhibition opens at Hiram College's Gelbke Gallery

HIRAM "Fired in Freedom," a showcase of ceramic works from nearly 20 artists, runs now until Feb. 22 at the Hiram College Gelbke Fine Art Gallery, 12000 Winrock Road, Hiram. The exhibition features ceramic pots and sculptures that were fired in the Freedom Township wood-fired kiln.

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Worth Noting

Auditions for Stow Players' spring show Stow Players has scheduled auditions for its spring show, "Sex Please, We're Sixty" by Susan Parker and Michael Parker. Auditions will take place Jan. 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. and Jan. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.