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Volunteer opportunities remain for First Night Akron 2015
It's not too late to volunteer for First Night Akron this New Year's Eve. Approximately 50 openings remain for bus tour guides, emcees, helpers at activity stations and tracking attendance at venues on Dec. 31 in Downtown Akron. more >  


#BetterAkron2015 Digital Media Challenge
Downtown Akron Partnership and First Night Akron hope to raise the level of community engagement with the help of technology many of us keep in our pocket. The #BetterAkron2015 challenge asks individuals and families throughout greater Akron to create a 60 second or less video on their smart phone or other mobile device that captures their hopes and dreams for Akron in the new year.  more >  


First Night Akron unveils button art for 19th annual New Year’s Eve celebration
The First Night Akron 2015 button artist, selected by a committee of past buttons artists, is Lawrence A. Walker, a graphic designer and artist. The button is worn by thousands of revelers for admission to 12 venues of entertainment on New Year’s Eve. more >  

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Actors' Summit Presents Broadway Highlights

"Best of Broadway, a Musical Cabaret" features Broadway highlights peformed by Actors' Summit; Akron's Professional Theater. This is a 15-minute show. more>