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Akron Art Museum Hosting Annual Trick or Treat for Families

Akron Art Museum Hosting Annual Trick or Treat for Families

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

Youngstown Based Band Performing at Music Box Supper Club

By LeKesha Parkman, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

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

Summit Artspace Opens First Juried Exhibit in Barberton Location

By LeKesha Parkman, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

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

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

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

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra Visits Akron, Showcases Unique Musical Processes

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

Independent Singer-Songwriter Shawn James to Perform at Musica

By LeKesha Parkman, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

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

Residence Hall Program Board Events Promote Campus Involvement

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

Emily Davis Gallery Now Featuring Works from UA Faculty, Staff

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...