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Meet the Artist: Lisa Dressig

Some people specialize in one specific category of art, while others like to dabble and try their hand at many different mediums. Local artist and art educator Lisa Dressig’s passion for art translates into a desire for teaching local residents how to create their own works of art using a multitude of mediums. “My passion is for teaching...

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The City of Green’s Great 8 Race Series

Just four races remain in the City of Green’s Great 8 Race Series powered by Toth Buick GMC. This is a collaboration between eight races that benefit local nonprofits. Last year the series raised more than $115,000 and involved 3,200 runners and walkers. In addition to awards and swag provided by each race, participants who complete just five...

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The delightful fall festival Twisted Wilderfest, celebrating friends, family and arts and crafts makes its return on Saturday, October 1

The City of Green is welcoming all things fall with its festival, Twisted Wilderfest, taking place rain or shine on Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Southgate Park. Twisted Wilderfest is a free event filled with arts and crafts, food, music, and fun for the whole family. “We’re celebrating nature and makers at this...

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Whether you’re just getting started or want to explore a career in the arts—The Dance Institute is ready to keep you on pointe—and more

Since 1967, The Dance Institute at The University of Akron has been training and preparing students for careers in both professional dance and dance education. Fall registration is now open for all ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz, tap and Pilates classes. “It has always been our mission to teach dance as an art form to inspire students...

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Rescue Me Pawsome Style could use a little help saving lives

We are currently going through a “dog-demic.” Shelters are overloaded with dogs that people bought during the pandemic and, for one reason or another, ended up not wanting. For these poor pups, and others who have been injured, abused or abandoned, a local nonprofit is making waves nationally to find them a home. Meet Martha Ball...

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