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Canton Ballet's Nutcracker a cherished holiday tradition
Dec 7, 2016 12:00 AM

Canton Ballet's Nutcracker a cherished holiday tradition

Under the artistic direction of Cassandra Crowley, Canton Ballet will present its sparkling holiday showpiece The Nutcracker, sponsored by Kenan Advantage Group, in four performances Dec. 9-11 at Canton's Palace Theatre. Performance times are Friday, 7:30 pm; Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

African Children's Choir to sing at Northfield Baptist
Nov 30, 2016 3:52 PM

African Children's Choir to sing at Northfield Baptist

The highlight of this year’s Christmas in the Valley celebration at Northfield Baptist Church will be the African Children’s Choir, a group that tours North America every two years to raise awareness of the need of destitute and orphaned children in Africa and to raise funds for continued development and support for children in seven African nations.

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Nov 16, 2016 11:09 AM

Three bluegrass bands will perform in Shalersville

Shalersville Town Hall at Routes 303 and 44 will host three bluegrass bands Nov. 19 from 7 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Featured will be Coney Carver and the Rainbow Valley Boys, Ottawa County Bluegrass and Caney Creek.

Musical 'Robin Hood' starts Ohio Shakespeare Festival's new indoor season on a fun note
Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Musical 'Robin Hood' starts Ohio Shakespeare Festival's new indoor season on a fun note

Ohio Shakespeare Festival, known for its summer outdoor performances at Stan Hywet Hall in Akron, launched its first season inside with "Robin Hood: An Adventure With Music."The show, which closed Oct. 30, was penned by OSF co-founder Terry Burgler and company member Scott Campbell.

By April Helms | Reporter
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Warm up with Cajun food, Louisiana tunes at concert
Nov 10, 2016 3:21 PM

Warm up with Cajun food, Louisiana tunes at concert

Heralded Louisiana band The Revelers will perform Nov. 18 at the Happy Days Lodge, located at 500 West Streetsboro St./State Route 303 in Peninsula. The concert is co-hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.

Film 'Here, There & Everywhere' with SkiFest at Akron Civic Nov. 19
Nov 10, 2016 3:18 PM

Film 'Here, There & Everywhere' with SkiFest at Akron Civic Nov. 19

Warren Miller Entertainment has announced its 67th full-length feature film will be titled “Here, There Everywhere.

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Veterans get into Akron Zoo for free

Veterans get into zoo freeIn recognition of Veterans Day, the Akron Zoo will be offering free admission to all military personnel and veterans Nov. 5-11. Veterans or people currently serving in the military will have to show a military ID to receive the discount.

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Annapurna opens at None Too Fragile Nov. 4

'Annapurna' at None Too FragileAn°na°purna by Sharr White opens at None Too Frag°ile on Nov. 4 and runs through Nov. 19.Star°ring Jeff Glover and Der°driu Ring and di°rected by Sean Derry, An°na°purna tells the story of Emma and Ulysses.

Glimpse of southern Africa's growing fashion industry at Kent State University Museum
Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Glimpse of southern Africa's growing fashion industry at Kent State University Museum

Kent -- Sara Hume, curator at the Kent State University Museum, had "been kicking around the idea for several years" of highlighting the growing fashion industry in southern Africa.The result is "Fashions of Southern Africa," which can be seen in the Higbee Gallery through July 2, 2017.

By April Helms | Reporter
Akron Zoo offers free admission to military, veterans
Nov 3, 2016 2:13 PM

Akron Zoo offers free admission to military, veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Akron Zoo will be offering free admission to all military personnel and veterans Nov. 5-11. Veterans or people currently serving in the military will have to show a military ID to receive the discount.

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Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Tuesday Musical forecast calls for stormy scores

Music inspired by storms is blowing into Akron for the next concert in Fuze, the out-of-the-box series presented by Akron's Tuesday Musical.On Nov. 3 at 7 p.m., Fuze presents "Weather Scores: Science, Data, Sculpture and Music" at the Akron Art Museum, 1 South High St. in Akron.

Award-winning Visiting Mr. Green to play Chagrin Valley Little Theatre's second stage
Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Award-winning Visiting Mr. Green to play Chagrin Valley Little Theatre's second stage

Jeff Baron's "Visiting Mr. Green" opens at Chagrin Valley Little Theatre on Nov. 25 for a three-weekend run, with performances at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights through Dec. 10, and matinee on Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.

Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Kent State turns fairy tales upside down with 'Into the Woods'

The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2016-2017 season with the classic Tony Award-winning musical "Into the Woods."

Nordonia Hills City Schools vocal group 'Synergy' hosting CD release party
Oct 31, 2016 5:30 PM

Nordonia Hills City Schools vocal group 'Synergy' hosting CD release party

Nordonia Hills — Lovers of vocal music are invited to join the Nordonia High School a cappella group “Synergy” Nov. 4 at Scoreboards Sports Grill in Northfield Village, when the group will host a party marking the release its first professional studio CD.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
The Nightlight screens film 'Christine,' on former Hudsonite Chubbuck
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

The Nightlight screens film 'Christine,' on former Hudsonite Chubbuck

A Hudson native is the subject of a film that will be screened at The Nightlight Cinema in downtown Akron. "Christine," the story of Christine Chubbuck, was directed by Antonio Campos and was released earlier this year. It opens Nov. 4. For details, visit http://www.nightlightcinema.

Masque of the Red Death returns for seventh year to Akron Civic
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

Masque of the Red Death returns for seventh year to Akron Civic

The Akron Civic Theatre presents The Masque of the Red Death Masquerade Party, Oct. 29 starting at 8 p.m. Masque of the Red Death is a masquerade ball themed loosely around Edgar Allan Poe's short story of the same name.

Stan Hywet offers complimentary to veterans, military personnel on Veterans Day
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

Stan Hywet offers complimentary to veterans, military personnel on Veterans Day

Stan Hywet welcomes all veterans as well as men and women in uniform, to the estate for a complimentary self-guided tour of Stan Hywet on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stan Hywet is at 714 North Portage Path in Akron.

Book roundup: More books to curl up with on a crisp fall day
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

Book roundup: More books to curl up with on a crisp fall day

Three Roads to Magdalena by David Adams https://kansaspress.ku.edu Magdalena, New Mexico was once a booming frontier town where Navajo, Anglo and Hispanic people lived in shifting, sometimes separate, sometimes overlapping worlds for well over a hundred years.

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
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'The Creation,' collaboration with Akron Symphony, part of Summit Choral Society's season
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM

'The Creation,' collaboration with Akron Symphony, part of Summit Choral Society's season

The Summit Choral Society's Masterworks Chorale and its children's choirs have several concerts planned for its 27th season. The Masterworks Chorale, under the direction of Marie Bucoy-Calavan, will open the season Nov. 6 with "The Creation" by Franz Joseph Haydn.

Twinsburg Community Theatre casting for Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'
Oct 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Twinsburg Community Theatre casting for Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'

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.