Gospel Meets Symphony
The Akron Symphony Orchestra and the inspirational voices of the Gospel Meets Symphony Choir will be part of collectively Juneteenth weekend for Gospel Meets Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at E.J. Thomas Corridor, the College of Akron, 198 Hill St.
The live performance will characteristic a wide range of inspirational songs carried out by a number of the space’s finest musicians and vocalists, together with GMS 2.0 Choir, the junior gospel choir.
Tickets begin at $20, or $15 for college kids. See akronsymphony.org. Live performance tickets bought for the beforehand scheduled Gospel Meets Symphony date in February shall be honored. For extra data, name 330-535-8131.
‘Newsies’ dance grasp class at Weathervane
Study choreography from Weathervane’s stellar manufacturing of “Newsies” in a masterclass with director and choreographer Marisaa Leenaarts from 10 a.m. to midday Saturday at 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. For ages 9 to fifteen. Value is $35.
Register at https://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/masterclasses-and-workshops. For extra data, name 330-836-2626.
Juneteenth exhibit at John Brown Home
As a part of a weekend of Juneteenth occasions, a free John Brown Open House shall be held from midday to three p.m. Saturday that includes “Conversations of Grace: An exhibition of reality spoken in love,” curated by artist Dara Harper.
The open home and exhibit, at 514 Diagonal Highway in Akron, follows a ten:30 a.m. panel dialogue “Juneteenth Group Speak Again: Empowering a Group By the Rules of Kwanzaa” on the grounds. It additionally coincides with a Wholesome Soul Meals demo by chef Dannika Stevenson of Sip.Savor.Soul at 12:15 p.m. See summithistory.org.
Arts Alive gala
Assist honor this 12 months’s 13 Arts Alive Awards recipients at a profit reception from 6 to 9 p.m. June 23 at Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. The celebration will consists of open galleries and paintings, music and leisure and a program honoring the 2022 recipients.
They’re Arnold Tunstall with the Arts Alive Award, Hui-Chu Ying for Lifetime Achievement, Michelle Ward-Ciancio for Summit Artspace Champion, Revere Excessive Faculty artwork instructor Robert Pierson for Arts Educator, Albert Masco/Akron Espresso Roasters for Arts Patron, KSU Museum/KSU Artwork Training/KSU Symposium “Textures” for Collaborative Challenge, Eric Mansfield for Rising Artist, Millennial Theatre Challenge for IDEA Chief, Chloe Redman for Excellent Artist in Dance, Josy Jones for Excellent Artist in Theatre, Hal Walker for Excellent Artist in Music, Joe Ott for Excellent Visible Artist and Andre “Dray” Evans for Rising Arts Chief.
Heavy appetizers, desserts and cocktails shall be served. Value is $75-$100. See https://www.summitartspace.org/arts-alive-2022 or name 330-376-8480.
Clothesline Artwork Present
The Hudson Society of Artists will host its 57th annual Clothesline Artwork Present at a brand new location this weekend at East Woods Intermediate Faculty Commons, 120 N. Hayden Parkway. The present will run from 10 a.m. to eight p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, through the Hudson Dwelling and Backyard Tour.
Artwork present admission and parking are free. Greater than 250 work shall be held on clothespins for show. Costs for the unique paintings are from $15 to $200. See www.hudsonsocietyofartists.com.