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Father, son artists converge in new show
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Father, son artists converge in new show

Father Jim Weckbacher, who works with clay and fire, and his son James, the observer and documenter, come at it from different ways to present a unified theme for their exhibition, "It's the Nature of Things, A Father & Son Exhibition," now open in the Summit Artspace Transition Gallery.

Have an antique appraised at the library Thursday
Jun 20, 2017 2:25 PM

Have an antique appraised at the library Thursday

The Tallmadge Branch Library, 90 Community Road, will host an Antique Appraisal Fair Thursday, June 22at6 p.m. Take a favorite antique to the library and have it appraised by Jason Adams. Limit two items per person (no swords or firearms).

Adoptable animals at annual Falls Furry Friends event Saturday
Jun 19, 2017 1:23 PM

Adoptable animals at annual Falls Furry Friends event Saturday

For families looking to add a four-legged family member, the Falls Furry Friends Adoptathon on June 24 outside of city hall may be the perfect opportunity.Scheduledfrom 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Golden lion tamarin undergoes cataract surgery at Akron Zoo
Jun 17, 2017 12:25 PM

Golden lion tamarin undergoes cataract surgery at Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo recently performed cataract surgery on their female golden lion tamarin, Ana. The zoo partnered with Clear Choice Laser Center, Cleveland Eye Clinic and Great Lakes Veterinary Specialists to perform the surgery.

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Hudson artist Stuart Gair featured in 'Best of 2017' at Ohio Craft Museum
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson artist Stuart Gair featured in 'Best of 2017' at Ohio Craft Museum

Hudson native Stuart B. Gair received the Watkins Printing Poster Award and Yassenoff Family Award for Excellence in the Ohio Craft Museum's "Best of 2017." The juried exhibition, on display until June 18, will showcase contemporary fine craft by 51 artists.

Rubber City Pop Culture Fest set for May 26-28
May 20, 2017 6:36 PM

Rubber City Pop Culture Fest set for May 26-28

The first Rubber City Pop Culture Fest will be May 26-28 at the historic Goodyear Hall, 1201 Ohio 18, Akron. The group organizing the event wanted to bring a family-friendly charity driven event to the Akron area. The event is over 20 years in the making.

May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Some drive-ins not showing 'Guardians'

KENT/RAVENNA -- Midway Drive-In theater on Route 59 between Kent and Ravenna in Ravenna Township has joined several other drive-in theaters in not showing the latest "Guardians of the Galaxy" film.

By Matthew Merchant Record-courier Reporter
Seton Catholic School presents the musical 'Annie Jr.'
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Seton Catholic School presents the musical 'Annie Jr.'

The Valentine Family Center at Seton Catholic School is filled with singing, dancing and a big dog this week as Seton Catholic Middle School students enter into final preparation and dress rehearsals for their upcoming performance of the musical, "Annie Jr.

'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players

The 20th Century Limited was one of the most well-known trains in the world, with famous, infamous, and not-so-famous passengers intermingling with each other while basking in the lap of luxury for 16 hours between Chicago and New York City.

Music From the Western Reserve presents the Omni Quartet
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Music From the Western Reserve presents the Omni Quartet

Hudson -- Music from The Western Reserve is back for their final concert of the 2016-2017 season featuring The Omni Quartet, members of the illustrious Cleveland Orchestra.

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Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

'Julius Caesar' on stage through April 23

AKRON -- Rubber City Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, directed by distinguished Guest Director, Marshall B Garrett. In this timely production, Rome is on the verge of crowning Julius Caesar as their new king after 500 years of republic rule.

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting

For anyone interested in joining Hudson Players, and getting a sneak peak of next year's season, make plans to attend the group's annual spring membership meeting April 9 at 6 p.m. at the Barlow Community Center at 41 S. Oviatt St. in Hudson.

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Players season will be announced at membership meeting

For anyone interested in joining Hudson Players, and getting a sneak peak of next year's season, make plans to attend the group's annual spring membership meeting April 9 at 6 p.m. at the Barlow Community Center at 41 S. Oviatt St. in Hudson.

Otto promotes historical novel 'Yours in a Hurry'
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Otto promotes historical novel 'Yours in a Hurry'

Local author Ann Kathleen Otto will participate in several events this spring for her historical novel, "Yours in a Hurry," which follows real and fictional characters in 1910s aviation and early Hollywood.

Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Potterfest to include 5K run at Kent State

The Kent Potterfest planning committee announces the addition of the "Run Like You Stole from Gringotts" 5K Fun Run to the Kent 2017 schedule of events.

Main Street Kent Announces Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run July 28
Mar 17, 2017 1:06 PM

Main Street Kent Announces Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run July 28

Main Street Kent Announces Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run July 28 The Kent Potterfest planning committee is excited to announce the addition of the “Run Like You Stole from Gringotts” 5K Fun Run to the Kent 2017 schedule of events.

University's Steel Drum Band to perform free concert March 18
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

University's Steel Drum Band to perform free concert March 18

The University of Akron Steel Drum Band will perform a free concert on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church at 245 Portage Trail in Cuyahoga Falls. The public is invited.

Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

'Color Theories' art exhibition runs through April 22

The new exhibition, "Color Theories," which opened Feb. 24 at Nine Muses Art Gallery, presents a rich contrast of color and texture between the works of two regional artists. Priscilla Roggenkamp and Michael Greenwald were at the gallery for the opening reception,Feb. 24.

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Enjoy two Avant-Garde Art Craft Shows
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy two Avant-Garde Art Craft Shows

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 26, 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. Dan TDM will appear at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., March 31 at 7 p.m.