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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.

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.

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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.

By April Helms Reporter
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.

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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.

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.

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Russia's oldest orchestra coming to Akron

Russia's oldest symphony orchestra -- the St. Petersburg Philharmonic -- will fill Akron's EJ Thomas Hall Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m., with its soul-stirring signature sound. "We play with our hearts," says concertmaster Lev Klychkov.

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Symphony Orchestra to peform Feb. 25

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

Whimsical 'Mary Poppins' at Hudson Players sure to delight
Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Whimsical 'Mary Poppins' at Hudson Players sure to delight

The cast and crew of "Mary Poppins" at Hudson Players gives more than a spoonful of sugar in this sweet, nostalgic musical based on the series of novels by P.L. Travers and popularized by the Walt Disney film. The theater's winter musical opened Feb. 3.

By April Helms Reporter
Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Folk Duo Honey Dewdrops to perform Feb. 18

Brecksville -- Appalachian folk duo the Honey Dewdrops will play at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park for the first time on Feb. 18. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.

'Velveteen Rabbit' on stage in Stow
Feb 1, 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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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven Symphony

AKRON -- Join the Akron Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Christopher Wilkins as we welcome guest conductor Benjamin Zander to the podium for Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. The concert is supported through the generosity of Glenmede and the Akron Symphony Guild.

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

'Bus Stop' takes stage at Aurora Community Theatre

AURORA -- Northeast Ohioans know a thing or two about blizzards. They know when to leave the highway and find a warm, safe place to weather the storm. They know, too, that during refuge from blinding whiteouts, strangers can become friends, but friends can also turn a bit strange.