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May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Experience Rubber City Pop Culture Fest this weekend

The first Rubber City Pop Culture Fest will be May 26-28 at the historic Goodyear Hall, 1201 Ohio 18, Akron. The group organizing the event wanted to bring a family-friendly charity driven event to the Akron area. The event is over 20 years in the making.

'Battle of the Bands' Thursday at Rocksino
May 17, 2017 3:54 PM

'Battle of the Bands' Thursday at Rocksino

Admission is free for those age 21 and older to the“Hard Rock Rising Battle of the Bands” finals at8 p.m. onMay 18.

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Orchestra in concert 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 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Jazz, blues fest in Akron this summer

The Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival will host a four-day festival from Aug. 24-27 in downtown Akron. This is the second year the festival has taken place. The festival is a free, family-friendly event that includes many well-known local and national artists sharing their talent.

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May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Arts for All fest offers 'Something to Celebrate' May 4

Organizers expect nearly 1,000 participants, with and without disabilities, at the 35th annual Arts for All Festival May 4 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds (Building 23), 19201 Bagley Road in Berea. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players

The 20th Century Limited was one of the most well-known trains in the world, with famous, infamous, and not-so-famous passengers intermingling with each other while basking in the lap of luxury for 16 hours between Chicago and New York City.

Omni Quartet at Christ Church Episcopal
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Omni Quartet at Christ Church Episcopal

Music from The Western Reserve is hosting The Omni Quartet April 9 at 5 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal, 21 Aurora St. in Hudson.

Nordonia Hills Concerts sets this season's schedule
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia Hills Concerts sets this season's schedule

The Nordonia Hills Concerts Committee has set the season's program and is making a final request for donations to support this year's festivities. Although the committee accepts donations all year, donors have until April 24 to get their name in this season's program.

Akron Symphony announces season filled with visual delight
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Symphony announces season filled with visual delight

The Akron Symphony Orchestra is preparing for a 2017-18 season that is filled with celebrated works, exciting discoveries and visual imagery to greatly enhance the listening experience.

Have Breakfast with the Bunny at Akron Zoo
Mar 29, 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.

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Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

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Have 'Breakfast with the Bunny' The Akron Zoo will host its annual Breakfast with the Bunny on April 1, 2, 8, 9 and 15 starting at 8:30 a.m. The event includes a breakfast buffet, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an outdoor egg hunt. Reservations are required and space is limited.

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Celtic group The Outside Track to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

On March 24, Celtic group The Outside Track will play at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.

You Tube sensation Dan TDM to appear in Akron March 31
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

You Tube sensation Dan TDM to appear in Akron March 31

Kids across America will have a night to call their own when Dan TDM, one of the world's biggest YouTube creators, embarks on his first North American tour this spring. He will appear at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., March 31 at 7 p.m.

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Staged readings feature immigrant stories

Literary Cleveland, whose mission is to create and nurture a vibrant literary arts community in Northeast Ohio, is hosting a staged reading of original work written by immigrants from Syria, Iran, Colombia, Poland, China, Azerbaijan and elsewhere during the upcoming Cleveland Humanities Festival.

Hudson galleries present shows for Women's History Month
Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson galleries present shows for Women's History Month

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, Uncommon Art Gallery & Studios and The Red Twig are among that number.

The Waves emerge on top at Tri-C High School Rock Off
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

The Waves emerge on top at Tri-C High School Rock Off

The 2017 Tri-C High School Rock Off champion was crowned Feb. 25. The Waves, a four-member band with members from Akron and Cuyahoga Falls, took first place in the 21st annual competition, which started with semi-final rounds in January with more than 40 bands and solo artists.

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Kushious, colleagues of Cleveland Orchestra to perform chamber concert March 10
Mar 1, 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.

Enjoy two Avant-Garde Shows in March
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy two Avant-Garde 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.

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Feb 28, 2017 2:12 PM

Literary Cleveland hosting live readings of immigrant narratives March 18, 19

Literary Cleveland, whose mission is to create and nurture a vibrant literary arts community in Northeast Ohio, is hosting a staged reading of original work written by immigrants from Syria, Iran, Colombia, Poland, China, Azerbaijan and elsewhere during the upcoming Cleveland Humanities Festival.

Akron Zoo announces new animals, moves into new homes
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Zoo announces new animals, moves into new homes

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.