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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.

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.

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.

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'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.

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.

Akron Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's Symphony
Jan 9, 2017 4:08 PM

Akron Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's 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.

Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Entertainment Briefs

Roles available for Willy Wonka Additional roles are open in Brecksville Theatre on the Square's production of Willy Wonka, directed by Will C. Crosby, with Jake Hurwitz as music director and Samantha Woodill as choreographer. For questions email Willcodycrosby@gmail.com.

Stanley's new CD offers surprise for former NFL player
Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Stanley's new CD offers surprise for former NFL player

Herman Edwards, a former National Football League player and head coach and a regular guest on ESPN-TV's "Mike and Mike," received a surprise during one of the late November broadcasts.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Tickets to Akron Zoo holiday events on sale
Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Tickets to Akron Zoo holiday events on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Wild Lights at the Akron Zoo, sponsored by Kay Jewelers. People are encouraged to buy their tickets ahead of time as both events can sell out. Tickets can be purchased at www.akronzoo.org or at the zoo's box office from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage upcoming events
Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage upcoming events

Free for the holidays? The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Road in Beachwood has a number of upcoming events. From a Hanukkah candlelighting open to people of all faiths to a Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM

'Brain Candy Live!' at Playhouse Square

Tickets are on sale for the new live show Brain Candy Live!, starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of Tested.

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.