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Amanda Shires at Musica

By Preston Davis , [email protected] September 19, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 15, Musica hosted Texan singer, songwriter, and musician Amanda Shires and her country western band. An intimate crowd of fifty people paid the reasonable price of $18 to watch the performance....

Comedian Kenneth XClusive Parya entertains audience in the Student Union Ballroom.

An ‘XClusive’ comedy show

By George Dunlap, Writer March 9, 2016

America's Got Talent performer Kenneth "XClusive" Parya brought an exciting mix of dancing, comedy, singing, and music to The University of Akron on March 8. Featured on Season 3 of America’s Got...

Musicians join crowd while performing.

PigPen comes to E.J. Thomas Hall

By Samantha Hickey , News Editor September 21, 2015

In spite of a lukewarm audience, PigPen Theatre Co. instantly brought life to E.J. Thomas’s Stage Door when they stepped on stage on Wednesday, Sept. 16. The band’s unique sound, humor, and smooth...

ATLAS performed an array of pieces from modern to classical composers.

ATLAS Tuba and Euphonium Quartet performs at Guzzetta

By Julie Mullet, Writer September 16, 2015

Four musicians in identical suit coats, plaid button-downs, jeans, and black Converse took the stage on Sep. 14 in the Guzzetta Recital Hall. The quartet, ATLAS, consists of two tuba performers, Matt...

UA music students perform end-of-semester jazz pieces at Guzzetta Recital Hall.

Music students perform finals at Guzzetta

By Jaclyn Scarborough , Arts & Life Writer April 30, 2015

As if taking an exam that your grade is dependent on isn’t anxiety provoking enough, imagine doing it in front of an audience full of people. The UA music students performed their end of semester pieces...

Nathan Williams addresses the audience before they began the concert in Guzzeta Hall

Principal clarinetist showcases talent at UA

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer April 6, 2015

UA’s School of Music hosted guest clarinetist Nathan Williams and pianist Colette Valentine on April 1 at Guzzetta Hall. Williams and Valentine gave a free concert to the public, and performed various...

The University of Akron Brass choir ensemble performs Antonin Dvoraks Symphony No. 9.

Brass Cats in Guzzetta Hall

By Francis Schmidt, Arts & Life Writer March 12, 2015

The University of Akron Brass Choir performed their concert for this semester on Tuesday, March 10 at the Guzzetta Recital Hall. The ensemble of 21 students performed six pieces over the span of an...

Denise Russels, Tatiana James, and Malibu Peruu poses with ZPN coordinators after the show to support the event

Diversity event not a drag

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor March 12, 2015

With over 90 students in attendance, The University of Akron held a drag show on Tuesday, March 10 in the Student Union Theatre from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show was a way to engage and for UA to promote...

Damien Highfield and Noelle Cotler perform Current Frame.

GroundWorks spring show

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer March 9, 2015

The northeast Ohio dance company GroundWorks performed their annual spring show on Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6. Now, in it’s 16th season, the inaugural show was performed in E.J. Thomas Hall’s...

The cast of the Russian fairy tale The Snow Maiden performing on stage at EJ Thomas Hall on Sunday.

Dance institute presents another original production: ‘The Snow Maiden’

By Jenna Ramolt , Arts & Life Writer February 9, 2015

UA’s Dance Institute presented an original production titled “The Snow Maiden” at EJ Thomas Hall last weekend. More than 90 performers took the stage, all varying in age from first-graders to...

Singer Dan Smith leads Bastille in their performance at E.J. Thomas Hall.

Bastille gives lively performance at E.J. Thomas Hall

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor October 27, 2014

Akron was booming with energy when the award-winning band, Bastille, took the stage of E.J. Thomas Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The English alternative rock band performed songs from their debut album,...

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