Category: Talent

June 3, 2022
Jennifer Conn, Spectrum News 1, Published May 23, 2022 AKRON, Ohio — A local woman produced a play after something upsetting happened to a friend at a rally following George Floyd’s death. Francine Parr is artistic director of the Akron Civic Theatre’s Millennial Theatre Project, which she founded, designing it to be grounded in inclusivity, she said. […] Read Article
October 20, 2021
The new Akron Black Artist Guild will feature 16 area Black artists in its first exhibit, “Outlined in Black,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Crea8tive Gallery, 380 S. Main St., Akron. The artists are Sasha Dixon, Jessica Travis, Randi Mull, Sylvia Sykes, Georgio Sabino, Shawn Gooden, Jeff Willis, Donald Peoples, Stephanie Stewart, Denise Harrison, Corey […] Read Article
September 15, 2021
ArtsNow announced today that Dara Harper will join the team as its first Director of Programming, a new full-time position within the organization designed to support ArtsNow’s future growth and advance the strategic implementation of the community-wide Cultural Plan. This position was made possible through a multi-year investment of Knight Foundation. Harper—a creative entrepreneur, community […] Read Article
March 25, 2021
In partnership with thought leaders from across the nation, local experts and Summit County organizations, ArtsNow is thrilled to announce a curated calendar of 2021 art-based events designed to enable more art in more places for more people, titled ArtsNow Presents. ArtsNow Presents—incorporating key priorities from the recent Akron Cultural Plan like public art, placemaking and connection—is […] Read Article