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B4 Bed by Wandering Aesthetics returns to Firestone Park branch library
Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM

B4 Bed by Wandering Aesthetics returns to Firestone Park branch library

Wandering Aesthetics and Firestone Park Branch Library are excited to announce the second ever B4 Bed: Stories For Adults on Oct. 4 starting at 6:30 p.m.The Firestone Park Branch Library is at 1486 Aster Ave. in Akron.

Maroon 5 concert at Q Arena rescheduled for February
Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Maroon 5 concert at Q Arena rescheduled for February

Maroon 5 will perform at the Quicken Loans Arena Feb. 22. This is rescheduled from its previously planned concert Sept. 28.All tickets for the new date will be honored by the venue. The opening act will be R. City.

Fine Arts Association stages musical 'My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra'
Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Fine Arts Association stages musical 'My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra'

The Fine Arts Association presents "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra" in the Corning Auditorium from Sept. 30 through Oct. 16.This cabaret/revue style production features four performers (two men and two women) sharing stories and anecdotes about "Old Blue Eyes.

Great Lakes Science Center encourages creativity with Design Zone
Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Great Lakes Science Center encourages creativity with Design Zone

What does it take to create a blockbuster video game? How many beats per minute does a DJ need to get bodies moving on the dance floor? What goes into creating a roller coaster or skate park to produce the most fun and biggest thrills?

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'Rest Stop Political Theatre' comes to downtown Akron
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

'Rest Stop Political Theatre' comes to downtown Akron

Wandering Aesthetics will be taking a brief "REST STOP" in the parking lot outside of Summit Artspace on Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Downtown Akron Artwalk.

Cleveland Orchestra Gala features Emanuel Ax
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Cleveland Orchestra Gala features Emanuel Ax

The Cleveland Orchestra announces that its annual Gala concert and benefit will take place on Oct. 1, at 7 p.m., with pianist Emanuel Ax joining Music Director Franz Welser-Mst and The Cleveland Orchestra in performance.

'Price is Right Live' making stop at Akron Civic Theatre
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

'Price is Right Live' making stop at Akron Civic Theatre

The Akron Civic Theatre will play host to The Price is Right Live stage show Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m.Tickets are available at the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office, by calling (330) 253-2488 or online at www.akroncivic.com.

Music by Purcell highlighted in first Apollo's Fire's concert of the season
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Music by Purcell highlighted in first Apollo's Fire's concert of the season

Apollo's Fire launches its 25th Anniversary season with a large-scale program of choral works, never before heard on period instruments in Northeast Ohio. Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell conducts an ensemble of 36 performers.

Pianist makes encore appearance with Stow Symphony  to perform Brahms First Piano Concerto
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Pianist makes encore appearance with Stow Symphony to perform Brahms First Piano Concerto

While many piano students are willing to dutifully practice their scales and assigned pieces outside of class, Paolo Tatafiore found that rather mundane.

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Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Fall Festival Chorus to perform in Cuyahoga Falls, other locations

Fall Festival Chorus, under the direction of Chuck Kobb, will perform several concerts in October and November.

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Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls resident makes directorial debut with Rubber City Shakespeare Company's 'The Tempest'

Rubber City Shakespeare Company will stage William Shakespeare's "The Tempest," directed by Scott Crim As we continue to honor the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Rubber City Shakespeare company presents his final solo play.

Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Strong acting makes for engaging 'Whipping Man' at none too fragile

War is an ugly phenomenon, but when a war ends, conflict can still reign."The Whipping Man" by Matthew Lopez, which opened Sept. 23 at none too fragile theater, is set right after the end of the Civil War, in the Virginia residence of the DeLeon family.

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Gently humorous 'Clowns' marks strong start for Coach House season
Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Gently humorous 'Clowns' marks strong start for Coach House season

Coach House Theatre opened its season with a charming production of "A Thousand Clowns" Sept. 22.The play, directed by Terry Burgler, centers on Murray Burns (Joe Pine), a young man who, depending on your view, can either be described as a free spirit or overgrown child.

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Ohio Mart celebrates golden anniversary at Stan Hywet in Akron
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Ohio Mart celebrates golden anniversary at Stan Hywet in Akron

Stan Hywet Hall Gardens celebrates the 50th anniversary of Ohio Mart during the four-day artisan craft fair on the estate, Oct. 6 through 9. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Stan Hywet is at 714 North Portage Path in Akron.

VIDEO: Lighting up the Akron Zoo: Wild Lights returns to the zoo in November
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Lighting up the Akron Zoo: Wild Lights returns to the zoo in November

Zoo employees took advantage of the balmy weather Sept. 21 to put up the lights for Wild Lights, the zoo's holiday display. Wild Lights, which will open the Friday after Thanksgiving, returns after a 16-year hiatus, said David Barnhardt, director of marketing and pr.

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Quire Cleveland performs Monteverdi work at Cathedral of St. John
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Quire Cleveland performs Monteverdi work at Cathedral of St. John

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Cleveland will have a free concert Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m., featuring Quire Cleveland. Quire Cleveland, led by artistic director Ross W. Duffin, will perform pieces by Monteverdi.

Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit Metro Parks sponsors free fall events

Celebrate autumn with two free annual events in the Metro Parks. Area residents are invited to the Fall Family Outings: Oct. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Goodyear Heights Metro Park, 2077 Newton St., Akron; and Oct. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Silver Creek Metro Park, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton.

Elvis Costello, Akron Craft Beer Festival, part of Akron Civic's 2016-17 season
Sep 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Elvis Costello, Akron Craft Beer Festival, part of Akron Civic's 2016-17 season

The Akron Civic Theatre recently announced its 2016-17 season of national attractions and locally produced events, which includes Alice Cooper (Sept. 23), Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience (Oct. 7), OCTONAUTS Live! Deep Sea Adventure (Oct.

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Fretwork, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble part of Cleveland Museum of Art's performance series
Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Fretwork, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble part of Cleveland Museum of Art's performance series

Continuing its commitment to presenting the best in performing arts from around the world, the Cleveland Museum of Art announces its 2016-17 Performing Arts Series.

VIDEO: Greedy, carnivorous plant invades Weathervane in 'Little Shop of Horrors'
Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Greedy, carnivorous plant invades Weathervane in 'Little Shop of Horrors'

Weathervane Playhouse brings the comedy/horror rock musical "Little Shop of Horrors" to its main stage with Audrey II, an R B singing plant that causes mankind to "suddenly encounter a deadly threat to its very existence.