Kent State University at Stark turns 75; celebrates 30th season of storied Featured Speakers Series

Kent State University at Stark is kicking off its 75th-anniversary celebration with a lineup of notable speakers headlining the 30th season of the campus’ storied Featured Speakers Series. These household names range from Elizabeth Smart, the child abduction survivor and present-day advocate; Erin Brockovich, the brash legal clerk turned environmental powerhouse; and Maxwell King, a major […]

Canton’s Historic Ridgewood Neighborhood To Host its First Artists’ Showcase & Sale

It’s a day-long celebration of the arts and artists in the creative and unique Canton neighborhood of Historic Ridgewood. More than 20 artists and entertainers will be displaying and selling original artwork and sharing live performances at locations throughout the neighborhood on Saturday, Aug. 28, 10am to 5pm. The event is free and open to […]

Sally Otto Art Gallery Features “Women of Resilience”

The University of Mount Union will host an exhibit featuring women artists to kickoff this year’s schedule. The show, “Women of Resilience,” will be on display in the Sally Otto Art Gallery, August 23-September 29. An artists’ reception will be held September 2 from 4-6 p.m. “Women of Resilience” features the work of 25 female […]

Mount Union’s Margo Miller Work Selected For National Exhibit

Margo Miller, associate professor of art at the University of Mount Union recently had a painting accepted into the Butler Institute of American Art’s 85th National Midyear Art Exhibit in Youngstown, Ohio. Miller’s work, “Wahalla Plateau #1” joins other works from across the country.  The Exhibit includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs and […]

Shakespeare at the Castle is back with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

The seventh season of Shakespeare at the Castle (SATC) returns this year and kicks-off with four performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Alliance’s historic Glamorgan Castle, Thursday, August 5 – Sunday, August 8. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Shakespeare’s comic fantasy of four lovers who find themselves bewitched by fairies is a sly reckoning with […]

Get “Unplugged in Umbrella Alley” Saturdays in June

The popular Unplugged in Umbrella Alley returns starting June 5. ArtsinStark and the City of Louisville are partnering to bring live art and music downtown every Saturday night in June.  Come downtown from 7-9 P.M. to enjoy multiple musicians spread across Unhitched Brewery, Main Street, and in Umbrella Alley. The alley will also host a […]

The Canton Symphony Orchestra announces the Orchestrating Change Leadership Program Participants

The Canton Symphony Orchestra has announced the students chosen for the pilot Orchestrating Change Leadership Program.  The Orchestrating Change Leadership Program has been established to further the mission of the Orchestrating Change podcast by creating programming to realize change within the Canton Symphony and the field of classical music. Selected students will gather virtually Tuesdays […]


The Canton Palace Theatre Board of Directors, after consulting with Local and State Health Departments and per the rescinded State of Ohio Health Orders effective June 2, 2021, announces that the Canton Palace Theatre will allow 100% capacity for all movies and events, starting June 2, 2021. The specific policies below were reviewed with the […]

Canton First Friday makes strides toward normalcy with June’s event

Canton, OH- For over a year the community has waited for events to return to some sort of normalcy. While we are not free of the grip of Covid-19 just yet, the organizers of Canton First Friday are excited for people to be back in the downtown Canton Arts District June 4 enjoying food, art, […]