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Dec 16, 2016 10:49 AM

Holiday Tours at the Perkins Stone Mansion; book signing dates

Akron The Summit County Historical Society opens its doors to host holiday tours featuring Victorian era decorations and vintage clothing from the permanent collection Wednesdays through Saturdays until Dec. 21.

Website helps find houses lit up for holiday
Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Website helps find houses lit up for holiday

This house in Hudson s one of many houses around the area that are decorated for the holidays. There is also a website that lists houses with holiday displays in Northeast Ohio. Check out https://northeastohiofamilyfun.

Twinsburg Community Theatre presents Disney's Little Mermaid
Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Twinsburg Community Theatre presents Disney's Little Mermaid

"The Little Mermaid" will be presented by Twinsburg Community Theatre and Twinsburg Parks and Recreation on Jan. 20. The show is sponsored by Strachan Novak Insurance Services. Tickets are on sale at TwinsburgTheatre.com and are available at the Community Center, 10260 Ravenna Road.

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Candlelight Concert tradition continues
Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Candlelight Concert tradition continues

Summit Choral Society presents the joyous tradition of the Christmas Candlelight Concerts again this year Dec. 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 44 University Ave. in Akron.

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New adaptation of Christmas Carol on Rubber City stage
Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM

New adaptation of Christmas Carol on Rubber City stage

Rubber City Shakespeare Company presents a new adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," directed by Dane CT Leasure. The holiday classic graces Rubber City Shakespeare Company's stage for the first time in this adaptation by Leasure and Casey Robinson.

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
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.

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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.

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."

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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.