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Akron Art Museum Hosting Annual Trick or Treat for Families

Families and children participating in hands-on activities during a previous the Trick or Treat event at the Akron Art Museum.

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 22, 2019

One of the next Family Days at the Akron Art Museum will include its annual Trick or Treat event on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m at the museum’s 1 South High St. location. Those who attend will be able to collect trinkets in the galleries as well as participate in art making and sensory ...

Youngstown Based Band Performing at Music Box Supper Club

Members of The Vindys from left to right: John Anthony, Ed Davis, Jackie Popovec and Rick Deak.

By LeKesha Parkman, Special Editions Editor

October 22, 2019

The Vindys, a band based out of Youngstown, will be performing at Music Box Supper Club, located on 1148 Main Ave in Cleveland, at 8 p.m. on Nov. 1. Doors open for those in attendance at 6 p.m. All ages are welcome to attend the performance. Tickets purchased in advance cost $15 and day-of tickets cost ...

Summit Artspace Opens First Juried Exhibit in Barberton Location

This new exhibit, located at 571 W. Tuscarawas Ave., features a variety of photographs using different artistic styles.

By LeKesha Parkman, Special Editions Editor

October 1, 2019

Summit Artspace on Tusc opened their first juried art exhibit, “PORTALS,” during the annual Mum Festival in Barberton on Sept. 28, featuring 39 pieces from 24 local artist photographers. Similar to how a portal is a way in, out or between things, the photographs comprising the exhibit are considered...

Monthly ‘Akron Artwalk’ Event Shows Off Local Art, Culture

Upcoming dates for the Akron Artwalk this year include Oct. 5, Nov. 7 and Dec. 2.

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2019

In an effort to support local artists and show Akron residents the greater artistic community, Summit Artspace hosts a free tour of multiple artistic locations on the first Saturday of each month from 5 to 9 p.m. “Galleries are open and admission is free,” the artwalk website said. “The galleries w...

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra Visits Akron, Showcases Unique Musical Processes

The Jazz fusion band that celebrated a birthday bash for Scales on Sept. 14, includes (left to right) Elon JD, Jonathan Scales and Maison Guidry.

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2019

To celebrate his 35th birthday, Jonathan Scales and his Fourchestra made a last-minute stop at BLU Jazz+ on Market Street in Akron, their self-proclaimed “favorite city in Ohio,” on Sept. 14. Scales describes his music as a complex blend of jazz and steel pan elements as well as unique rhythmic pa...

Independent Singer-Songwriter Shawn James to Perform at Musica

Shawn James, an up and coming blues and soul music artist, will visit Akron on Sept. 26.

By LeKesha Parkman, Special Editions Editor

September 16, 2019

Once the soulful notes Shawn James sings reach your ears, his Mississippi delta roots by way of his upbringing in the South Side of Chicago, are more than apparent. His latest album, The Dark & The Light, was released on March 22, 2019. James will be performing at Musica on Market Street, Sep...

Residence Hall Program Board Events Promote Campus Involvement

The crowd at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall during a RHPB 9:09 event in 2018.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

The Residence Hall Program Board is a student organization at The University of Akron that sponsors several entertainment events and activities for the campus community. While their list of events includes those sponsored with Residence Hall Council, such as “Stuff a Roo,” SAMs Rock Alike and Late...

Emily Davis Gallery Now Featuring Works from UA Faculty, Staff

Faculty and staff members began submitting their creations as early as one year ago to be featured in the exhibition.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2019

On Aug. 29 from 5 to 8 p.m., the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art and the Emily Davis Gallery at The University of Akron will be hosting a reception for this years Faculty Exhibition. Located in UA’s Folk Hall at 150 E Exchange St, this exhibition is free for the public to attend and features crea...