News & Press

November 19, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland (November 15, 2021) – Ernst & Young, a big accounting firm in Akron and the Northeast Ohio region, has a new top executive in the Rubber City. Aaron Swartz, who until now was head of EY’s audit practice for the region, has been named the new managing partner for the office, effective Monday,... 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 16, 2021
Art & Sole, an initiative co-created by the Akron Marathon Charitable Corp. and ArtsNow, a Summit County arts and culture nonprofit, will showcase a diverse group of local artists and entertainment along the scenic running route that runs through 13 neighborhoods thanks in large part to support from Ohio Arts Council, according to ArtsNow officials.... 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
September 8, 2021
Art & Sole, an initiative co-created by the Akron Marathon Charitable Corporation and ArtsNow, a Summit County arts and culture nonprofit, is bringing the arts to Akron’s Blue Line. Art & Sole will inspire runners and fans alike during this year’s Akron Marathon by showcasing local artists and entertainment along the scenic route. Together, the... Read Article