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Jun 21, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora theater season includes classic musicals, drama

AURORA -- What do an idealistic orphan, a down-on-his-luck garbage collector, the Duke of Athens and the King of Siam have in common? They'll all be on stage at Aurora Community Theatre this coming season.

By Scott Shriner Executive Editor
'Grease' is summer offering on ACT stage
Jun 21, 2017 1:00 AM

'Grease' is summer offering on ACT stage

AURORA -- Summer love goes back to school when Aurora Community Theatrepresents the rollicking musical "Grease" June 30 to July 15 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and July 9 at 3 p.m.

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Jun 21, 2017 1:00 AM

Art on Main set June 24 in Ravenna

RAVENNA -- More than 40 artists of all ages and an addition of offerings from area wineries are some of the changes coming to the second annual Art on Main festival on June 24 in Ravenna. The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Ravenna.

By Diane Smith Record-courier Reporter
Jun 19, 2017 11:44 AM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-June 19

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES Now-Aug. 25 -- Rock the Lock summer concerts, Friday evenings at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. Now-Sept. 2 -- Rockin' on the River, 5:30 p.m. Friday evenings and some Saturday evenings, Black River Landing in Lorain.

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Jun 12, 2017 1:01 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-June 12

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES Now-Aug. 25 -- Rock the Lock summer concerts, Friday evenings at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. Now-Sept. 2 -- Rockin' on the River, 5:30 p.m. Friday evenings and some Saturday evenings, Black River Landing in Lorain.

Jun 5, 2017 3:51 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-June 5

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES Now-June 9 -- Cleveland International Piano Competition, University Circle arts district, Cleveland. Now-Aug. 25 -- Rock the Lock summer concerts, Friday evenings at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. Now-Sept. 2 -- Rockin' on the River, 5:30 p.m.

May 30, 2017 4:00 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-May 30

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES Now-June 9 -- Cleveland International Piano Competition, University Circle arts district, Cleveland. May 31 -- Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra, evening, the Kent Stage in downtown Kent. June 1 -- Sam Hunt, Maren Morris, 7 p.m.

May 22, 2017 6:51 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-May 22

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES May 24 -- Norah Jones, 8 p.m., Jacobs Pavilion in the Flats in Cleveland. May 25-27 -- Cleveland Orchestra, 8 p.m. except Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Severance Hall in Cleveland. May 25 -- Scott Stapp Live and Unplugged, evening, the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

May 17, 2017 1:00 AM

Jazz, blues fest in Akron this summer

The Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival will host a four-day festival from Aug. 24-27 in downtown Akron. This is the second year the festival has taken place. The festival is a free, family-friendly event that includes many well-known local and national artists sharing their talent.

May 17, 2017 1:00 AM

History teachers are sought for CVNP program

The National Park Service is seeking qualified teachers who would like to participate in this summer's Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT) program at Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).

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May 15, 2017 5:02 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-May 15

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES May 18-20, 25-27 -- Cleveland Orchestra, 8 p.m. except Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Severance Hall in Cleveland. May 18 -- Kris Kristofferson, 8 p.m., Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland. May 18 -- Flogging Molly, 8 p.m.

May 8, 2017 3:47 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-May 8

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES May 11, 13-14, 18-20 -- Cleveland Orchestra, 8 p.m. except Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Severance Hall in Cleveland. May 12 -- The Scintas, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park. May 12 -- Jason Aldean, Chris Young, Kane Brown, 7:30 p.m.

Midway theater not showing 'Guardians' in protest
May 4, 2017 6:13 PM

Midway theater not showing 'Guardians' in protest

Midway Drive In on Route 59 in Ravenna Township has joined several other drive-in theaters in not showing the latest "Guardians of the Galaxy" film. Theater owners posted a statement on their Facebook page late Tuesday about why "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

By Matthew Merchant Record-courier Reporter
ACT's 'Brigadoon' continues 3 more weekends
May 3, 2017 1:00 AM

ACT's 'Brigadoon' continues 3 more weekends

Aurora Community Theatre's spring musical "Brigadoon" continues for three more weekends. Among those in the show, pictured rehearsing prior to last weekend's debut, are: left -- Shannon Eller as a townsfolk; right -- Emily Zart as Fiona and Ron Davis as Tommy Albright.

May 3, 2017 1:00 AM

Rock the Park in Twinsburg set for 2017 concerts

Reggae Fest Cleveland, sponsored by Taste CLE, is not technically part of the Rock The Park season in Twinsburg, but Taste CLE is working "in conjunction with the city," said Derek Schroeder, director of parks and recreation.

May 1, 2017 5:28 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-May 1

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES May 3 -- The XX, 8 p.m., Jacobs Pavilion in the Flats in Cleveland. May 4, 6, 11, 13-14 -- Cleveland Orchestra, 8 p.m. except Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Severance Hall in Cleveland. May 4 -- The Crazy Train, evening, the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Aurora Community Theatre cast ready to present 'Brigadoon'
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Community Theatre cast ready to present 'Brigadoon'

Aurora Community Theatre will kick off its four-week run of the musical "Brigadoon" this weekend, with initial performances April 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. Rehearsing a scene recently are, from left, Rollin DeVere as Mr. Lundie, Shelby Carlisle as Jean and Kevin Rabbits as Charlie Dalrymple.

Apr 24, 2017 5:23 PM

On With The Show (entertainment listings)-April 24

MUSICAL ACTIVITIES April 26-27 -- The Nightengale Opera Theater, 9:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater. April 26 -- Escher String Quartet at Tuesday Musical, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

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Apr 19, 2017 1:00 AM

'Who's Your Mama' Earth Day fest in progress

Year after year, the Standing Rock Cultural Arts "Who's Your Mama" Earth Day Festival reminds people how important it is to protect Mother Earth. Standing Rock, with the support of the city of Kent and Kent Parks and Recreation Department, is hosting a series of events.

By Kelly Maile Record-courier Reporter
Apr 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Hudson play will focus on ride on train

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.