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Community Theatre offers children an opportunity to discover talent
Jul 24, 2017 10:56 AM

Community Theatre offers children an opportunity to discover talent

Twinsburg – Children will be roaring in the “Lion King Experience - Kids” July 28-30 at R.B. Chamberlin Middle School.

By Laura Freeman, Reporter
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

'Lion King' roars into community theater

TWINSBURG -- Support 60 of Twinsburg's talented young stars in "The Lion King Experience Kids," presented by Twinsburg Community Theatre and Twinsburg Parks & Recreation. The production features favorite Disney characters and musical numbers from the animated feature.

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Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest
Jul 14, 2017 8:09 PM

Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest

Even before dinosaurs roamed the earth, sharks prowled its oceans. The myths, mystery and big budget movies focused on these 400-million-year-old apex predators from the deep fuel our imaginations, but there is much more to revere than to fear about these "jaw-some" creatures.

The Lion King roars into the Twinsburg Community Theatre
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

The Lion King roars into the Twinsburg Community Theatre

Support 60 of Twinsburg's talented, young stars in "The Lion King Experience Kids," presented by Twinsburg Community Theatre and Twinsburg Parks & Recreation. The production features favorite Disney characters and musical numbers from the animated feature.

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Jul 7, 2017 6:46 PM

Executive director at The Nightlight to step down next month

Board of Trustees for The Nightlight Cinema in Akron recently announced the impending departure of Kurtiss Hare, executive director, effective in August.

Jul 7, 2017 6:23 PM

Aurora theater adds another show for 'Grease'

The Aurora Community Theatre will open the curtain an additional time July 13 for the musical "Grease" due to several evenings selling out.The musical, directed by Marc C. Howard, with musical direction by D.

Akron Zoo becomes first in state to be certified as sensory inclusive
Jul 7, 2017 6:05 PM

Akron Zoo becomes first in state to be certified as sensory inclusive

AKRON—The Akron Zoo recently became the first zoo in Ohio, and the second in the nation, to become certified by KultureCity as a sensory inclusive zoo.

Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest
Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest

Even before dinosaurs roamed the earth, sharks prowled its oceans. The myths, mystery and big budget movies focused on these 400-million-year-old apex predators from the deep fuel our imaginations, but there is much more to revere than to fear about these "jaw-some" creatures.

Salvation Army Collecting Used Instruments at Akron Symphony performance
Jun 28, 2017 2:57 PM

Salvation Army Collecting Used Instruments at Akron Symphony performance

AKRON — The Salvation Army, in collaboration with The Akron Symphony Orchestra and the city of Akron Parks Recreation, will be collecting used musical instruments for students of its Music Conservatory at the July 23 Symphony performance of Akron Summer Concert SeriesThe concert starts at 7:30 p.

Jun 20, 2017 10:16 AM

Carlos Jones & P.L.U.S. Band play free concert at Howe Meadow

BRECKSVILLE -- Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and come out to this national park for a free concert June 21 by reggae group Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band. The band will play at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Road in Peninsula.

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Porthouse Theatre is Working '9 to 5' with opening show
Jun 16, 2017 7:19 PM

Porthouse Theatre is Working '9 to 5' with opening show

Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 49th season with a production of “9 to 5.

Ohio City Stages return in July at Cleveland Museum of Art
Jun 16, 2017 7:17 PM

Ohio City Stages return in July at Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Ohio City Stages returns for weekly summer block parties in front of Transformer Station on Wednesday evenings in July at 7:30 p.m.

Akron Symphony performs free summer concerts
Jun 16, 2017 7:15 PM

Akron Symphony performs free summer concerts

Join the Akron Symphony as it partners with the city of Akron to offer a series of free outdoor concerts this summer in city parks.

Dads honored on Father's Day at Akron Zoo
Jun 9, 2017 4:54 PM

Dads honored on Father's Day at Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo will host a special Father's Day celebration for dads and grandpas June 18 by giving them free admission. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For details, visit www.akronzoo.org or call 330-375-2550.

The Beach Boys bring summer loving to Hudson for benefit concert
Jun 9, 2017 4:54 PM

The Beach Boys bring summer loving to Hudson for benefit concert

HUDSON - The Country Club of Hudson, 2155 Middleton Road, is known more for its sand traps and water holes than beach parties and surf-inspiring waves.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Summit StageFest set for June 3
Jun 1, 2017 3:57 PM

Summit StageFest set for June 3

The nonprofit Partners for Theater will present Summit StageFest, a free, one-day outdoor theater festival at 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. June 3, along West Market Street in Highland Square. The Akron area is rich with theater.

May 18, 2017 11:14 AM

Drop in for 'Drop Dead!' at Chagrin Valley Little Theater

CHAGRIN FALLS -- Drop in on Chagrin Valley Little Theatre's production of "Drop Dead!" and help solve the murder mystery.

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May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

R.B. Chamberlin graduate releases second album

Former Twinsburg resident Carl Borden, a 1995 graduate of R.B. Chamberlin High School, announces the release of his new album, Breathe. This is Borden's second album.

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May 5, 2017 3:34 PM

'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' wraps up Coach House's season

Presented in collaboration with Ohio Shakespeare Festival, "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery" will conclude Coach House's 2016-17 season.

John Oates of Hall & Oates coming to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
May 5, 2017 3:01 PM

John Oates of Hall & Oates coming to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Rock Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Inductee John Oates will be at the Rock Hall May 21. Oates will chat with fans, perform a short acoustic set, and sign copies of his new book, Change of Seasons. In an interview at 1 p.m.