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Kent Rocks music festival coming to downtown Kent Friday

Kent Rocks music festival coming to downtown Kent Friday

Genevieve Krejci, Reporter September 14, 2022

Kent Rocks Music Festival will have 26 local bands at 23 venues in Downtown Kent Friday. The featured bands and artists will play classic rock, rock, blues and acoustic sets, starting at 7 p.m. Some...

Kent States School of Theatre and Dance presents Disneys Freaky Friday the Musical

Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance presents Disney’s Freaky Friday the Musical

Abigail Forbes TV2 Reporter February 25, 2022

From the E. Turner Stump Theatre, the School of Theatre and Dance presents Disney' Freaky Friday the Musical. More information can be found at:

Kent State University school of theater and dance students prepare for the upcoming production of the musical Freaky Friday which runs Feb. 25- Mar. 6. 

Kent to stage production of ‘Freaky Friday’

Brianna Phillips Reporter February 8, 2022

Kent students are bringing live theater back on campus later this month with a musical production based on the popular novel and Disney movie, “Freaky Friday.” Directed by Eric van Baars, School...

Art in the Park will commence as an in-person event this weekend. Around 80 artists join the community to sell various creations.

Art in the Park brings back in-person event this weekend

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 10, 2021

Kent Parks and Recreation is hosting its 28th annual Art in the Park in-person event this weekend after having a virtual celebration last year. Attendees can partake in art demonstrations, eat various...

Photo courtesy of Kent State website 

Porthouse Theatre is back and better than ever

Sam Wright Reporter August 1, 2021

Porthouse Theatre is Kent State’s summer professional theater located at Blossom Music Center. The theater has reopened its doors to the public but not without rules and regulations never before seen...

NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby released from prison after Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns sex assault conviction

(CNN) -- Bill Cosby was released from prison Wednesday after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction, saying the disgraced actor's due process rights were violated.The stunning...

Star Wars: The Bad Batch cooks up more animated action for May the 4th

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ cooks up more animated action for May the 4th

Review by Brian Lowry, CNN May 4, 2021

 (CNN) -- Before "The Mandalorian" made its debut, animated series carried the "Star Wars" banner on TV, keeping hope alive. The franchise returns to those roots with "Star Wars: The Bad Batch," a fun...

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Dr. Oz attends the 2012 Womans Day Red Dress Awards at Jazz at Lincoln Center on February 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Dr. Oz helped save a man who collapsed at a New York City-area airport

Marianne Garvey, CNN March 3, 2021

(CNN) -- Dr. Mehmet Oz sprang into action and helped save a man who had collapsed at an airport Monday night.Oz, along with Port Authority police, performed CPR on a 60-year-old man at Newark Liberty...

Members of Devo, from left, Bob Mothersbaugh, Josh Freese, Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh attend an event in Los Angeles in January 2011. 

Kent State-born Devo up for nomination at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2021 nominees Wednesday morning, with Kent State’s Devo making the list for a second time. The new wave, punk band is one of 15 other artists nominated this...

Golden Globe trophies are set by the stage ahead of the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations announcement at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on December 9, 2019.

Golden Globes 2021: See the full list of nominees

By Lisa Respers France, CNN February 3, 2021

(CNN) -- Nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, celebrating the best in television and film, were announced Wednesday.This year's nominees are a mix of old and new, highlighting what we've...

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