Friday, March 9, 2012
Akron Civic Theatre and the Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet present "The Little Mermaid."
The Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet will take the stage this weekend in the premier of The Little Mermaid, choreographed by former New York City Ballet Soloist Tom Gold. The ballet is based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson, and the reprisal of Seasoning. The CVYB is a pre-professional dance company with dancers ranging from age 8 to 18. There are more than 40 male and female dancers who perform original ballets choreographed and staged by professionals. There are performances at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets start as low $10 and can be bought here. Both shows are held at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Three local bands and singers will take the stage Saturday night.
If you're looking for a romantic night out, you're on your own for dinner, but may we suggest hitting up the Akron Civic Theatre's Local Artist Showcase? This intimate, cabaret-setting performance features Kent native Ashley Brooke Toussant, Cuyahoga Falls native Madison Cummins and Akron band Unseen Masterpiece. You'll hear a good blend of alternative, country and soulful acoustic music. What's not to love? When: Jan. 21, 8 p.m. Where: Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Price: $12 Website: http://www.akroncivic.com
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Stop by the theater, a music venue or Santa's village this weekend
1. SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY AT FISHERS FOODS Where/When: Fishers Foods; During business hours Saturday Why Go: Customers paying with an American Express card can receive s $25 credit if they've registered their card on the Small Business Saturday Facebook page. Cost: No charge 2. THE HITMEN PERFORM AT PUCKERS Where/When: Puckers Sports Pub & Grille; 8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday Why Go: The Hitmen will celebrate being named the No. 1 local band in the Akron “Beacon’s Best” contest, the next-day’s Ohio State-UofM football game, big renovations at Puckers and an end to the Black Friday shopping day. (Plus, they might even sing a Pink song they've been working on.) Cost: Free 3. 'THE NUTCRACKER' AT AKRON CIVIC THEATRE Where/When: Akron Civic …