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'Price is Right Live' making stop at Akron Civic Theatre
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

'Price is Right Live' making stop at Akron Civic Theatre

The Akron Civic Theatre will play host to The Price is Right Live stage show Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m.Tickets are available at the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office, by calling (330) 253-2488 or online at www.akroncivic.com.

Music by Purcell highlighted in first Apollo's Fire's concert of the season
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Music by Purcell highlighted in first Apollo's Fire's concert of the season

Apollo's Fire launches its 25th Anniversary season with a large-scale program of choral works, never before heard on period instruments in Northeast Ohio. Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell conducts an ensemble of 36 performers.

Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls resident makes directorial debut with Rubber City Shakespeare Company's 'The Tempest'

Rubber City Shakespeare Company will stage William Shakespeare's "The Tempest," directed by Scott Crim As we continue to honor the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Rubber City Shakespeare company presents his final solo play.

Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Strong acting makes for engaging 'Whipping Man' at none too fragile

War is an ugly phenomenon, but when a war ends, conflict can still reign."The Whipping Man" by Matthew Lopez, which opened Sept. 23 at none too fragile theater, is set right after the end of the Civil War, in the Virginia residence of the DeLeon family.

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Gently humorous 'Clowns' marks strong start for Coach House season
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Gently humorous 'Clowns' marks strong start for Coach House season

Coach House Theatre opened its season with a charming production of "A Thousand Clowns" Sept. 22.The play, directed by Terry Burgler, centers on Murray Burns (Joe Pine), a young man who, depending on your view, can either be described as a free spirit or overgrown child.

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Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Fall Festival Chorus to perform in Cuyahoga Falls, other locations

Fall Festival Chorus, under the direction of Chuck Kobb, will perform several concerts in October and November.

Ohio Mart celebrates golden anniversary at Stan Hywet in Akron
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Ohio Mart celebrates golden anniversary at Stan Hywet in Akron

Stan Hywet Hall Gardens celebrates the 50th anniversary of Ohio Mart during the four-day artisan craft fair on the estate, Oct. 6 through 9. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Stan Hywet is at 714 North Portage Path in Akron.

Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit Metro Parks sponsors free fall events

Celebrate autumn with two free annual events in the Metro Parks. Area residents are invited to the Fall Family Outings: Oct. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Goodyear Heights Metro Park, 2077 Newton St., Akron; and Oct. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Silver Creek Metro Park, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton.

VIDEO: Lighting up the Akron Zoo: Wild Lights returns to the zoo in November
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Lighting up the Akron Zoo: Wild Lights returns to the zoo in November

Zoo employees took advantage of the balmy weather Sept. 21 to put up the lights for Wild Lights, the zoo's holiday display. Wild Lights, which will open the Friday after Thanksgiving, returns after a 16-year hiatus, said David Barnhardt, director of marketing and pr.

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Elvis Costello, Akron Craft Beer Festival, part of Akron Civic's 2016-17 season
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Elvis Costello, Akron Craft Beer Festival, part of Akron Civic's 2016-17 season

The Akron Civic Theatre recently announced its 2016-17 season of national attractions and locally produced events, which includes Alice Cooper (Sept. 23), Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience (Oct. 7), OCTONAUTS Live! Deep Sea Adventure (Oct.

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Quire Cleveland performs Monteverdi work at Cathedral of St. John
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Quire Cleveland performs Monteverdi work at Cathedral of St. John

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Cleveland will have a free concert Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m., featuring Quire Cleveland. Quire Cleveland, led by artistic director Ross W. Duffin, will perform pieces by Monteverdi.

Fretwork, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble part of Cleveland Museum of Art's performance series
Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Fretwork, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble part of Cleveland Museum of Art's performance series

Continuing its commitment to presenting the best in performing arts from around the world, the Cleveland Museum of Art announces its 2016-17 Performing Arts Series.

VIDEO: Greedy, carnivorous plant invades Weathervane in 'Little Shop of Horrors'
Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Greedy, carnivorous plant invades Weathervane in 'Little Shop of Horrors'

Weathervane Playhouse brings the comedy/horror rock musical "Little Shop of Horrors" to its main stage with Audrey II, an R B singing plant that causes mankind to "suddenly encounter a deadly threat to its very existence.

Political shenanigans run rampant in Western Reserve Playhouse's 'The Senator Wore Pantyhose'
Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Political shenanigans run rampant in Western Reserve Playhouse's 'The Senator Wore Pantyhose'

What is a campaign manager to do when his or her candidate's honest campaign is slumping in the polls? Why, create a scandal! What can possibly go wrong?As the audience for "The Senator Wore Pantyhose" which is onstage now at Western Reserve Playhouse, will see, plenty.

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Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Dynamics seeks actors for 'Miracle on 34th Street'

Dynamics Community Theater of Tallmadge will have auditions for the magical holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street, adapted from the 1947 novel by Valentine Davies. Auditions are September 27 and 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at Tallmadge High School (140 North Monroe Road).

Hale Farm's Harvest Festival adds antiques sale
Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Hale Farm's Harvest Festival adds antiques sale

In addition to fall scenery and family activities, visitors to Hale Farm & Village's Harvest Festival can do some shopping at the Fleas N Tiques sale.

SHEL concert at E.J. Thomas postponed
Sep 22, 2016 4:22 PM

SHEL concert at E.J. Thomas postponed

According to information provided by E.J. Thomas Hall in Akron, the SHEL concert scheduled on Oct. 11 has been postponed due to illness. It will be rescheduled in the future.

HalloWeekends at Cedar Point opens with thrills and chills
Sep 16, 2016 12:00 AM

HalloWeekends at Cedar Point opens with thrills and chills

Cedar Point's fall festival of fright is here, and family fun is lurking around every corner! From The Great Pumpkin Fest to Haunt, the spectacular 20th year of HalloWeekends is set to delight and scare beginning Sept. 16.

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Ghost-themed lantern tours resume in Zoar
Sep 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Ghost-themed lantern tours resume in Zoar

Lantern Tours of the Ghosts of Zoar are now accepting reservations for the fall season, which will run through Oct. 29.

Sep 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Coach House opens season with 'A Thousand Clowns'

A new season of theatre at Akron's Coach House Theatre begins with "A Thousand Clowns," which runs Sept. 22 to Oct. 16.