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Rusted Root coming to Kent Stage
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Rusted Root coming to Kent Stage 

Pittsburgh musician Michael Glabicki and his band, Rusted Root, have been playing Kent Stage for a decade, but on Sunday the band is coming with new music from their upcoming eighth studio album.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Band hitting their stride
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Band hitting their stride 

A Thousand Horses is hitting full stride with both a nomination for New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year and a soon-to-be aired new single under their belt, which sums up the band's eight years of steady hard work.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

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Art Standing Rock Cultural Arts with the cooperation of The FJ Kluth Gallery and The Robert E. Wood Legacy Committee will present "Struggle and Risk" in the Art of Robert E. Wood Art Exhibition featuring drawings, paintings and prints by Robert E. Wood through March 25.

Skynyrd tribute to play the Outpost
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Skynyrd tribute to play the Outpost 

For the past three years, Vicious Cycle has played with Lynyrd Skynyrd on their own themed cruise called the Simple Man Cruise, and now the tribute at will headline The Outpost in Brimfield, just south of Kent on S.R. 43.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
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Mar 16, 2017 4:00 AM

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Amusements Standing Rock Cultural Arts and Label Peelers Wine and Homebrew Supply will present the 9th Annual "Go with the Flow" Watershed Awareness Local Brew and Wine Tasting from 7 to 10 p.m. March 18. The event is a fundraiser for the "Who's Your Mama?

McRae's Americana sounds heard in Kent
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 AM

McRae's Americana sounds heard in Kent 

Austin-based Americana singer Kelley McRae is making rounds through the Midwest starting with a radio show in Knoxville, Tennessee, and a performance on Saturday in Kent as part of the Cuyahoga River Concert Series. The series is held at 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Ceramics exhibit at Kent State gallery
Mar 9, 2017 4:00 AM

Ceramics exhibit at Kent State gallery 

Mainstream artists are using ceramic in ways it has never been used before bringing the art medium into the 21st century. Downtown Gallery's new exhibit "Kent State National Ceramics Invitational" features Max Seinfeld, Emily Duke and Laura Polaski's new ceramic works.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Sgt. Pepper comes to Kent
Mar 9, 2017 4:00 AM

Sgt. Pepper comes to Kent 

Acclaimed Beatles tribute band Hard Day's Night will feature songs with the sitar on Friday at Kent Stage to commemorate the 50th anniversary of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Mar 9, 2017 4:00 AM

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Amusements Standing Rock Cultural Arts and Label Peelers Wine and Homebrew Supply will present the 9th Annual "Go with the Flow" Watershed Awareness Local Brew and Wine Tasting from 7 to 10 p.m. March 18. The event is a fundraiser for the "Who's Your Mama?

Mar 2, 2017 4:00 AM

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Amusements The Kent Lions Club's 62nd Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5 in the cafeteria at Stanton Middle School. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast are on sale for $5 for adults (pre-sale) or $6 at the door.

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Hart, Sage bring tour to Kent
Mar 2, 2017 4:00 AM

Hart, Sage bring tour to Kent 

Grammy-nominated blues powerhouse Beth Hart will make one of the last stops of her "Fire on the Floor" 2017 Tour at Kent Stage on Saturday with Rachael Sage. A folk-pop singer-songwriter, Sage will perform new political songs off her newly released EP "The Tide.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
KSU Theatre presents 'Kiss Me, Kate'
Feb 23, 2017 4:00 AM

KSU Theatre presents 'Kiss Me, Kate' 

The classic musical "Kiss Me, Kate" involves a 1940s Baltimore production of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" and the on- and off-stage antics between Fred Graham, the show's director and star, and his leading lady, his ex-wide Lilli Vanessi.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
'Friends' exhibitbrings new art to Kent
Feb 23, 2017 4:00 AM

'Friends' exhibitbrings new art to Kent 

The "Friends" exhibit opening on Friday at Group Ten Gallery offers a look at a variety of new and fresh artwork -- sculpture, painting and 3-D -- by 25 northeast Ohio artists. A wine and hors d'oeuvre opening reception will take place from 5 to 8 p.m.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2017 4:00 AM

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Amusements The Kent Lions Club's 62nd Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 5 in the cafeteria at Stanton Middle School. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast are on sale for $5 for adults (pre-sale) or $6 at the door.

Kent Beatlefest hits downtown
Feb 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent Beatlefest hits downtown 

On Friday, 23 bands will dedicate an entire night to the music of The Beatles at 18 venues in downtown Kent for the fourth annual Kent Beatlefest.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Highlighting winners
Feb 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Highlighting winners 

A talented young pianist and a Brazilian clarinetist will be featured in Kent State University Orchestra's concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Feb 16, 2017 4:00 AM

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Amusements The Kent Lions Club's 62nd Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5 in the cafeteria at Stanton Middle School. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast are on sale for $5 for adults (pre-sale) or $6 at the door.

Feb 9, 2017 4:00 AM

The List 

Amusements The Kent Lions Club's 62nd Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5 in the cafeteria at Stanton Middle School. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast are on sale for $5 for adults (pre-sale) or $6 at the door.

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Celebrating diversity
Feb 9, 2017 4:00 AM

Celebrating diversity 

Matt Watroba and the Rev. Robert Jones' national program "Music That Matters" celebrates diversity in music. The folk singer and bluesman will perform as part of the Cuyahoga River Concert Series sixth season at 8 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Performing out of love
Feb 2, 2017 4:00 AM

Performing out of love 

Alabama-born soul singer Taylor Hicks is in the process of recording a new album, touring the U.S. and filming a second season of "State Plate." "You just have to sandwich it all together," Hicks said calling from a studio in Nashville.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer