Orchestrating Change: Season 3, Episode 8 featuring TK Payton

Orchestrating Change – A Podcast by Canton Symphony Orchestra Season 3, Episode 8 featuring TK Payton. The next episode of Orchestrating Change is now available! Our guest today is Tiffany Kinnard-Payton, Dean of Students at Walsh University here in Canton. She is an alumna of Walsh and has spent nearly fifteen years working serving her […]


Kent State University at Stark’s observance of Black History Month will include such notables as actor Bryan Terrell Clark, star of the Broadway hit “Hamilton: An American Musical”, and Cleveland-based popular electric blues ensemble, the Wallace Coleman Band. The celebratory activities, funded in part by ArtsInStark, are free, open to the public, and feature Wallace […]

Upcoming Concert – A Chorus for a Cause

Travel down memory lane with us as we celebrate 10 years of singing for our community.  These concerts will feature a favorite song from each of our previous concerts and our “cause” will be all of the organizations that we have supported over the past 10 years. It will be an “Amazing” concert where through “Our Children’s Eyes” […]

ArtsinStark Campaign Makes Goal — Again!

At noon on Wednesday ArtsinStark hosted a very big celebration at a very small neighborhood art gallery called Alexander’s Art House (2433 Fourth Street NW).  At the party, ArtsinStark CEO Robb Hankins thanked the Chair of the 2019 Annual Arts Campaign Paul Hiltz, President and CEO of Mercy Medical Center for being a true leader […]

ArtsinStark Kicks Off Annual Campaign

(Goal Is to Connect Every Kid in County to the Arts)   On Wednesday, March 6, ArtsinStark hosted its Annual Arts Campaign Kickoff Luncheon at the Cultural Center. “Our goal is to raise $1,660,000 million for all the arts in Canton/Stark County by May 15,” says Campaign Chair Paul Hiltz, President and CEO of Mercy […]

How-to Festival Returns to the North Canton Public Library

THIRTY-TWO classes. ONE day. THIRTY minutes each. The North Canton Public Library will host its fourth annual How-to Festival Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The festival will offer 32 classes in six hours. Each class will be 30 minutes long, with as many as five intro level classes hosted in various […]

North Canton Craft Beer Festival

The North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that its inaugural North Canton Craft Beer Festival is slated for May 18, 2019 and will showcase eight Stark County region brewers, and their special guests at MAPS Air Museum. MAPS Air Museum, located at the Akron-Canton Airport, is an ideal backdrop for a fun evening […]

“My Vermeers: A Tribute”

Artist, Frank Dale, honors Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) in the Little Art Gallery’s upcoming exhibit. The Little Art Gallery of the North Canton Public Library will host artist, Frank Dale’s, exhibit “My Vermeers: A Tribute” beginning November 8, 2018. To honor his teacher, Dale has recreated Johannes Vermeer’s entire body of work to scale. The exhibit, […]

The North Canton Playhouse presents “The Wedding Singer”

  Directed by Lisa Paynter    presented through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International Book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy Music by Matthew Sklar Lyrics by Chad Beguelin   Performance Dates: October 11-28, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm  Where: North Canton Playhouse  525 Seventh St. NE, North Canton, OH 44720 […]